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Volunteering in Public Service

USA FREEDOM CORPS The President's Call to Service. Everyone can do something! You may view opportunities by area of interest (animals & Environment, Arts & culture, health, etc.) and then select a state or zip code for your search.

VOLUNTEER.GOV Building America's Communities of Service. A proud partner of the USA Freedom Corps Network.

CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Serve your neighbor, serve your community, serve your country. Provides information on opportunities across the nation.

Executive Agencies

Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services

Bureau Of Land Management , Department of the Interior. Volunteer Opportunities in western states. Help out in the outdoors, explore new places, learn new skills, and protect priceless resources. Opportunities are available in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Eastern Region, Montana, Dakotas, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming.

U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Volunteer Opportunities The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's mission is to remember the millions who perished in the Holocaust and to educate the public about this tragic chapter in history. It takes many people to accomplish this mission, including a dedicated team of volunteers.

National Archives and Records Administration The National Archives and Records Administration invites undergraduate and graduate-level students to submit applications for our voluntary internship program. Opportunities are available in Washington, D.C., at regional facilities, and at Presidential libraries.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce

  • North East Fisheries Science Center -- Cruises are conducted out of Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in the spring and fall and monitor shell fish resources and perform scientific studies.
  • Teachers at Sea Program -- Teachers from elementary school through college go to sea aboard NOAA research and survey ships to work under the tutelage of scientists and crew aboard one of NOAA's 15 ships.

National Park Service, Department of the Interior Today's volunteers are active, dynamic, creative individuals of all ages who possess the skills, desire, patience, and time to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. Our volunteers come from every state and nearly every country in the world to help preserve and protect America's natural and cultural heritage for the enjoyment of this and future generations. Each year more than 120,000 volunteers donate over 4,000,000 hours of service in the U.S. national parks

Natural Resources Conservation Service, Department of Agriculture Earth Team -- Volunteers for Soil and Water Conservation Anyone 14 years of age or older and interested in conserving our precious natural resources can join the Earth Team. You can work part-time or full-time, evenings or weekends, outdoors or in a local NRCS office. You can volunteer as an individual or as a group!

Peace Corps -- Volunteer Opportunities Learn how Peace Corps staff and volunteers work together to increase personal safety during overseas service. The Peace Corps can help you redefine your world, challenge your spirit, test your ingenuity, and change your idea of what "changing the world" is all about.

Smithsonian Institution

  • Opportunities for Volunteer Service -- Strong volunteer partnerships are essential for the Institution to successfully carry out its work. Volunteers work in one of several programs: Docent, Volunteer Information Specialist, Behind the Scenes, Special Support, and Seasonal programs.
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Volunteer Opportunities -- The purpose of the Friends program is to provide Kennedy Center visitors and patrons with timely, accurate, and consistent information about the Center's programs and activities, and to be a primary source of administrative assistance behind the scenes at the Center.

U.S. Geological Survey, Volunteer for Science Volunteer for a changing world. Locate a volunteer position, earn credit for volunteer activity, view USGS activities, meet the Earth Science Corps. AS OF: 01-28-2003

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