Current Volunteer Service Opportunities Winter 2024
Jennings Drive Food Pantry- Every other Thursday from 9-11 over the summer months. Assist patrons with fulfilling food orders, ensure paperwork about family demographics is recorded.
Bread Sorting and Delivery- Assist Friendly Kitchen with sorting their weekly delivery of bread from Hannafords. Weigh, sort and box bread and distribute to determined local apartments.
Community Action Program– Complete client satisfaction survey calls.
Cooking Assistance- Assist Friendly Kitchen with cooking meals to feed their guests.
Food Delivery on Fridays-Drop off large plastic totes of food to Boys and Girls Club every Friday at 10:30.
Overcomer Refugee Services-Assist new Americans with reading, writing and speaking English so they can pass their citizenship test.
Granite VNA – Welcome and greet families and visitors to the Hospice House. Flexible schedule.
Merrimack County Nursing Home – provide friendly visits to patients, assist with senior activities, provide gift shop help and play bridge. Days are flexible. (Boscawen)
The Children’s Place - Seeks volunteers to read to children, do office work and put diapers into bags. The diaper pantry is only for the first Tuesday of each month.
Back in the Saddle Equine Therapy Center (BITSETC) – Love horses? BITSETC is a great place to help children and adults with disabilities. BITSETC also offers first responders therapeutic sessions
Blossom Hill Cemetery – Volunteers can learn a bit of Concord’s history and its surroundings. Plenty of office work, filing, copying and including using a typewriter!
Friends of Forgotten Children – offers a plethora of volunteer opportunities from sorting clothes, food to fixing bicycles. FOFC does a huge service to the community and especially those in need. Volunteer hours are flexible.
Salvation Army Portsmouth is looking for volunteers to pick up bread at a local store and deliver it to their Rockland Street location. Pick up is around 8:30 on Monday and Tuesday mornings - volunteers can choose the day/days they are available to help.
Portsmouth Meals on Wheels, located at the Portsmouth Senior Activity Center, is looking for volunteers to help set up for dine in services on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Hours are 9:30-11:30 though they can be flexible.
Portsmouth Senior Activity Center – Do you have a talent you’d like to share with others? The Center is looking for volunteers for new programs to keep seniors engaged. Artistic programming, games, and more!
Gather Cafe - Gather and Great Bay Community College partner to provide donated meals to food insecure students and community members with affordable, convenient & healthy food options. Volunteers support the Gather Cafe Manager in setting up and maintaining cafe for service. There are many other volunteer opportunities at Gather in many locations along with the pantry at 210 West Road, Portsmouth.
Newmarket Community Church Food Pantry needs volunteers for a variety of shifts.
Future In Sight- Drivers are needed for the visually impaired for appointments, technology training, etc. Statewide.
TASC – TASC needs drivers in several Seacoast towns for medical appointments for eligible residents. Drivers can choose the rides, areas they drive, and hours they volunteer.
Community Caregivers of Greater Derry – Drivers are needed in all towns served, but there is high need in Hampstead, Danville, and Sandown. Volunteers also needed to help the homebound stay in their homes with help with light chores and visitation. Schedules can be flexible.
Please contact RSVP@friendsprogram.org or 603-228-0139 to sign up for any of these opportunities or for more information.