The Jonnycake Center of Westerly

Volunteer opportunities are available for adults and teens looking to help the community, assist those in need, do something new, or meet other volunteers.

Volunteers are needed any day of the week, weekly, seasonally or for special projects. High School students can earn volunteer hours towards graduation requirements.

For more information contact Adrienne or Cyndee at or 401-377-8069, ext., 114.

Tri-County Community Action Agency

Volunteers are needed who can support the food distribution program at 34 Pond St. in Westerly on the last Tuesday of each month. Volunteers are needed between 9 and 10 a.m. to help with packing items for pickup between 1 and 3 p.m. Volunteers are required to undergo criminal background checks. For more information, call Maureen Tissiere at 401-596-7272, ext. 4114.

Frank Olean Center in Westerly

The Frank Olean Center, 93 Airport Road in Westerly, seeks volunteers to help fill a variety of needs. Hours can be tailored to fit your schedule. Contact or stop in to complete an application. All volunteers will need a criminal background

Westerly Hospital

Adult volunteers help in our Emergency Department. Candidates must be customer focused, flexible, and willing to work in a fast-paced and sometimes challenging environment. The hospital also needs volunteers to serve as a substitute for other volunteers. Contact Mabel Payne at 401-348-3969, or email

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center is looking for volunteers to help fill positions for the summer, teach classes and lead activities. They are also in need of volunteers, from 9 am. to noon on Wednesday mornings, that can go to the Gemma Moran Food Pantry. For more information, call 860-599-3285.

Beacon Hospice

Beacon Hospice in North Kingstown seeks local volunteers to visit hospice patients in the local area.

An informational open house will be held at the North Kingstown Care Center Tuesday, June 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to give potential volunteers an opportunity to learn more about becoming a hospice volunteer.

As a hospice volunteer, and an important part of the hospice care team, volunteers can help improve the quality of life for patients, as well as their families and caregiver by offering companionship, playing music, reading to the patient, caregiver respite and much more.

For more information or to register for the next volunteer training contact Paul Gauthier Volunteer Coordinator at 401-294-6204 or

Southern Rhode Island Volunteers

SRIV is looking for an office volunteer to help with its Independent Aging Program. Volunteers are needed for friendly visits (1 hour per week), grocery shopping, food delivery, medical appointment transportation and minor yard/ home repairs.

A museum in Narragansett is looking for docents and volunteers. Docents will preserve and present local history. Volunteers are also needed for maintenance of the building and garden as well as cleaning the building.

A food pantry in North Kingstown needs volunteers to help with food stocking, data entry, taking customers shopping in the pantry and food delivery.

Southern Rhode Island Volunteers offers flexible volunteer opportunities, mileage reimbursement, supplemental liability insurance, training and ongoing support. For more information about any of these opportunities call 401-552-7661 or register online at

Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue and Sanctuary

Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue and Sanctuary in North Stonington is looking for volunteers to help walk, feed, give water, groom, and spend time with rescued horses. Flexible daytime shifts available weekday and weekends. Contact Gina King at 860-319-1837 for more information.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors RI

The program needs experienced handymen/contractors who are willing to volunteer. Materials provided along with additional volunteers, if desired. To learn more, our website has an eight-minute video, at Contact Tina Lungren at 401-601-5621 to volunteer.

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