volunteers are the heart of our community

The Friends Program is able to meet community needs because of the volunteers who join us! You are invited to join us as we work together to strengthen NH communities tackle food insecurity, housing, mentoring students and youth, driving homebound seniors, and connecting those most at-risk with human connection and resources. 

Please fill out a simple volunteer inquiry form and a staff person will respond as soon as possible and use your skills and talents to meet community needs. 

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Current Volunteer Needs

Youth Mentors: Meet the need for kids in Merrimack County who are waiting for a positive caring mentor. Mentors build caring relationships engaging with their assigned mentee and have a lot of fun in the process! 

Volunteer Drivers: Assist homebound seniors with transportation to medical appointments in the Concord area. Take only the rides that work for your schedule-very flexible and makes a tremendous difference for seniors who cannot receive adequate medical care without volunteers. 

Volunteer Shoppers- Shop for an assigned senior typically once a week or every other week dependant on need. This is an opportunity to assist someone who cannot access grocery delivery services and relies on this for adequate nutrition and positive social relationships. 

Admin/Clerical Support for non profit agencies-Multiple opportunities exist for clerical/admin assistance at non-profits in the Concord area assisting them with filing, shredding, collating, typing, and general support of programs administratively. 

Ushering for Performances: Volunteer ushers see the show for free for a small time committment to help patrons find their seats. Must be vaccinated and wear a mask. 

Red Cross-Opportunities to assist with blood drives in Merrimack County. 

Food Pantry Support: Support local food pantries by helping them sort food and distribute. Flexible options.