Volunteer Opportunities

Department of Recreation Volunteer Program

Airport Ambassadors

Courtwatch Program

Friends of the Cleveland Kennel

City Dogs Cleveland

Greater Cleveland Volunteers

Neighborhood Watch

Senior Produce Market

Airport Ambassadors

216.265.6006 - Airport Website

In order to help provide superior customer service, Cleveland Hopkins Internation Airport implemented an Airport Ambassador Volunteer Program. The program allows volunteers — many of whom have had successful careers in a variety of fields — to provide information and assistance to travelers and their families, friends and business associates as they visit CLE. This program received the 2007 Outstanding Station Award from RSVP, which provides volunteer opportunities throughout Greater Cleveland.

Greater Cleveland Volunteers 

216.391.9500 -  Send Email  -  Greater Cleveland Volunteers

The mission of Greater Cleveland Volunteers is to engage people to serve the community through meaningful volunteer opportunities. They connect people 18 years and over to volunteer opportunities throughout Cuyahoga County, based on one's interests, skills, and availability. Ongoing support is provided to volunteers to ensure rewarding experiences and to recognize community service. They host programs focusing on engaging older adults in service. RSVPengages adults, aged 55+, as volunteers for critical community needs such as: hunger, job preparedness, access to health care, housing and disaster services. The AARP Experience Corpsprogram provides literacy tutors (aged 50+) to 1,000 K-3 students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

Neighborhood Watch Program

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - Training Manual

Cleveland’s Neighborhood Watch Program provides the opportunity for neighborhoods to work with police to design crime prevention programs which meet their own particular needs and reduce crime. Networks of neighbors are trained by crime prevention officers to protect themselves and their property, as they learn to serve effectively as additional eyes and ears for law enforcement agencies in their communities

Cleveland Animal Control Services Volunteer Opportunities

216.274.9480 - Friends of The Cleveland Kennel Website - Send Email

Friends of the Cleveland Kennel are looking for people willing to volunteer with dogs and cats. Volunteers who work at the Division of Animal Control Services clean cages, and feed, bathe, and walk dogs. Opportunities are also available for those who can foster dogs and cats.  Foster homes offer a viable, temporary alternative for animals who have no place to go.  In addition, the group seeks donations of pet supplies including food, toys, collars and leashes, blankets and beds.

Senior Produce Market 

216.664.2319 - Send Email

Every first Wednesday of the month, the Departments of Aging and Community Relations hold a Senior produce market at Sterling Recreation Center. They are seeking volunteer help from individuals and groups.  Produce Market Volunteer Flyer