Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center
Office support volunteers are needed at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center to greet clients and guests, answer and forward calls, answer questions about the center, distribute paperwork for client needs, light office work and direct questions to appropriate staff person or program area.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or stop in to complete an application. All volunteers will need a criminal background check.
Beacon Hospice in North Kingstown is seeking local volunteers to visit our hospice patients in the Westerly area. You can help improve the quality of life for patients and caregivers by offering companionship, playing music, reading to the patient and providing caregiver respite. To register, contact Paul Gauthier at 401-294-6204 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. If you are interested in any of these opportunities call 401-552-7661 or register online at southernrivol.org/register.
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 781-330-3934 for more info.
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 nhnri.org. Contact Tina Lungren at 401-601-5621 to volunteer.