Connecting You With Opportunities to Serve

Greater Cleveland Volunteers recruits volunteers age 18+ to serve at over 100 local nonprofit organizations. We assist people in finding the right opportunity to serve based on their interests, skills, and availability.


Attend an upcoming Volunteer Orientation! Click here to find out more.



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AARP Experience Corps Public service announcement

Volunteer Needs During the Holidays

Our  focus is to find opportunities that meet our partner agency’s  ongoing needs throughout the year.

We have had no requests for one-time needs this season.

We appreciate your interest and know that any volunteer efforts you have anytime during the year are rewarding and keep our communities thriving.

AARP Experience Corps Tutor IS Featured in THE AARP Ohio November BULLETIN

We're honored to have our AARP Experience Corps program and a tutor featured in the November issue.

"Once you learn to read, you can go anywhere and everywhere," AARP Experience Corps member James Williams tells AARP Bulletin. Click here to read the full article.

You can improve a child's literacy in Cleveland by volunteering with the Greater Cleveland Volunteers and Experience Corps.
Click here to read an article on the benefits of volunteering.


Click here to check out recent volunteer needs in Cuyahoga County.

Center for Community Solutions

The Center for Community Solutions released a publication.

Joy Banish, Executive Director of Greater Cleveland Volunteers, has an article on page 34.

 Click here to view the pdf.

Get Involved »

Greater Cleveland Volunteers offers many ways to serve our community.

One Time / Short Term Events

  • Help with one-time events or short-term projects through our Team program

Regular Assignments

  • Volunteer through regular assignments. Check out our volunteer opportunities below!

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We Also Manage a Few Volunteer Programs Directly:

My Mentor My Friend

  • Serve as a mentor in our My Mentor My Friend program in the Cleveland Schools.

RSVP Program

  • Adults age 55 and older can be part of our RSVP program to share their life skills and experiences to help with critical needs in our community, through an ongoing assignment at one of over 50 non profit organizations.

AARP Experience Corps

  • Older adults interested in helping Cleveland school children in grades K-3 improve their reading skills can be part of our AARP Experience Corps tutoring program.


For new volunteers! »

We welcome new volunteers to attend an orientation. Come learn about one time and ongoing volunteer opportunities. Below are upcoming orientation dates:


2 event(s) found.

  1. New Volunteer Orientation

    Date: Wed Dec 10, 2014 1:30pm to 3pm  EST

    Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 4415 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44103

  2. New Volunteer Orientation

    Date: Thu Dec 18, 2014 10:30am to 12pm  EST

    Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 4415 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44103