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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bier markt happy hour

Join us at our Happy Hour event on Wednesday, October 29th

5:00-9:00 p.m.

bier markt, 1948 West 25th Street

Cleveland, across from the West Side Market in Ohio City

Enjoy a night at one of Cleveland’s most popular venue with 100+ beer selections. A portion of your tab (between those hours) will be donated to Greater Cleveland Volunteers. Contact Alan with any questions

No advance registration. No admission charge.

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.

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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 the current orientation dates offered:


3 event(s) found.

  1. New Volunteer Orientation

    Date: Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:30pm to 7pm  EDT

    Location: Cleveland Heights Public Library, 2345 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH, United States

  2. New Volunteer Orientation

    Date: Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:30pm to 3pm  EST

    Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 4415 Euclid Avenue, 3rd floor, Cleveland, OH 44103, United States

  3. New Volunteer Orientation

    Date: Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:30am to 12pm  EST

    Location: Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 4415 Euclid Avenue, 3rd floor, Cleveland, 44103