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We have found the Portland edition to be helpful and accurate so far. Families Giving Back encourages families with kids to join them in projects around Phoenix. Source: Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado. Families and teens are welcome at Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.
Enjoy the great outdoors while helping to protect it. Riverfront Recapture in Hartford works to connect people with the Connecticut River. They love youth volunteers to help with events and maintenance. Teen volunteers are welcome at Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington. You can work with guests or animals depending on your age. Volunteers are always needed to help with event management.
Get your hands dirty with Trees Atlanta. They hold tree-planting and maintenance sessions every Saturday around the city. Get involved with the Boise Bicycle Project , which repairs and distributes bikes to those who need them.
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The Honeycomb Project hosts family volunteer events in Chicago. They fill up fast, so be sure to sign up early. Bring history to life!
Kids ages 10 through 18 can portray a historical character at Connor Prairie outside of Indianapolis. KindCraft plans monthly events in Kansas City perfect for families volunteering with children. Source: Kentucky Science Center. Teens age 13 and up can volunteer at the Kentucky Science Center in Louisville. Nature-loving teens can become Jr.
Naturalists at the Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. They also offer animal and eco-based experiences for younger kids. Portland Trails volunteers help maintain trails, including those for hiking and biking. Source: Chesapeake Bay Foundation. At the same time, they teach kids about nutrition and hunger issues. VEAP , based in Bloomington, welcomes youth volunteers in their food warehouse.
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The Montana Wilderness Association gives teens a chance to learn about land stewardship. Anyone who loves to color can participate in Color a Smile. First, print a coloring page from their site. Then, color it however you like and send it in. Interested in pursuing a career in medicine? The State Historical Society of North Dakota provides volunteers to historic and cultural sites around the state. Kids ages 13 and up can volunteer at Stepping Stones in Cincinnati. Volunteers help sort and repair kids books to deliver to needy classrooms. Teens and families volunteering with children are welcome.
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Teens and families volunteering at Housing Families First in Richmond help support homeless families. Northwest Harvest works to provide hunger relief throughout Washington. Their multiple locations welcome those volunteering with children.
Seventh graders and older can help with the daily responsibilities of running the Good Zoo at Oglebay. Jill Staake is a writer living in Tampa, Florida. She's spent most of her life teaching in traditional classrooms and beyond, from 8th grade English to butterfly encounters, and believes learning is a life-long process.
You must be logged in to post a comment. More articles in this campaign. Volunteering Opportunities With National Organizations Throughout the United States, these organizations welcome families volunteering with children and teens.
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Arbor Day Foundation Plant trees and make the world a greener place. Books for Africa Collect books of all kinds to send to needy schools and students in Africa. Source: Feeding America Feeding America Find a local meal program that needs your help or work to raise awareness of food insecurity. Girls on the Run Inspire young girls to better self-confidence with running skills.
Global Volunteers Travel overseas to help those in need.
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