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Old 10-17-2018, 11:56 AM
 
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a desired position for them self? The ideal volunteer job for me.



They used to call such a place when looking for a job "situations wanted." This would be "volunteer position wanted."


I've tried to volunteer in 5 places none have been a good fit.



I'd like to find a site wherein a potential volunteer can post what we would like to do - our best skills, desired location and environment, time requirements, etc.



Thanks!
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:12 PM
 
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look for a facebook page for your area. Ask there and you might get some suggestions.
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:14 PM
 
Location: North State (California)
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maybe try nextdoor.com. Or if you know what kind of volunteer position you want, call the places directly.
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:33 PM
 
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I don't know anything about the group -- just heard of it.

Volunteers of America
https://www.voa.org/volunteer
https://www.voa.org

Find volunteer opportunities in over 400 communities
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Old 10-17-2018, 12:42 PM
 
Location: Florida -
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What are you looking for? Post your requirements and perhaps others can help you determine where you might find a good fit.

Otherwise, everyone and their brother is looking for unpaid volunteers and most will happily take anyone with a pulse.
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Old 10-17-2018, 01:26 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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There is often a regional consortium for volunteer organizations (for shared resources / healthcare /training / leadership, advocacy...)
something like this... (Attend (and volunteer) at their meetings, get to know all your local options, and those who make it happen.)

https://guilfordnonprofits.org/
Nonprofit Consortium – St. Croix Foundation

Community foundations / NGO...
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Old 10-17-2018, 04:35 PM
 
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Try https://www.idealist.org/en/?type=VOLOP or https://www.catchafire.org/
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:29 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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Using your zip code in your profile, here are some things I found:

https://www.google.com/search?ei=VeH...71.Qo8sQvjhDJU

Perhaps you will be able to locate something of interest to you, or a place where you can post your profile.

Good luck.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:21 PM
 
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What, exactky, are you looking to volunteer to do?

That will help us point you in the right direction.

Also dial 2-1-1. Its the "help line". They can have a list of volunteering opps for you.

Best to you, and thank you for your volunteerism!

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Old 10-17-2018, 09:00 PM
 
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Agree with the above, but try the United Way, Red Cross, or Salvation Army. Again, if all you are willing to do is provide free bikini waxes to the Tropicana models, you may be narrowing your focus a bit too much.
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