ACES, a nonprofit child support advocacy group seeks volunteers to help with court monitoring, outreach, advocacy, fund-raising, etc. Call 1-800-738-2237.
American Cancer Discovery Shop, is in need of volunteers to help in the new resale shop. They also need donated merchandise: furniture, collectibles, adult clothing, linens, jewelry and more. Please call Cindy at 419-882-6567.
Arthritis Foundation of Northwest Ohio seeks volunteer clerical staff. Information: Cherie, 419-537-0888.
Assist GED tutors, probation officers and case managers, for various departments within the Lucas County Common Pleas Court, general trial division. Volunteers must be 18 or older, high school graduates, and available daytime hours. Information: 419-213-6197.
Bay Park Community Hospital seeks volunteers for the Beacon gift shop and information Desk. Contact Maureen Moomey: 419-690-7509.
Call for Action, Toledo-area affiliate of the international consumer-assistance organization, seeks volunteers one day a week to help solve consumer problems. Training provided. Information: 419-248-4421.
Coalition to Access Technology and Networking in Toledo seeks volunteers to teach basic computer skills at labs throughout the city. Information: 419-530-3447.
David's House of Compassion, HIV-AIDS social service agency, seeks volunteers for many duties in the residential facility, from clerical support to client transportation. Information: volunteer services, 419-244-6682, ext. 3302.
Family House emergency shelter for temporarily homeless families needs volunteers for reception desk or library, to tutor, plan children's activities. Information: Janet Hill 419-242-5505.
Heartbeat of Toledo, a pregnancy help center, needs volunteers to provide positive assistance to women facing unplanned pregnancies. Please call main office at 419-241-9131.
Heartland Health Care Centers and Perrysburg Commons Retirement Center are looking for people interested in working with seniors and have some extra hours to share. If you would like to get involved call Brooke Moser at 419-494-9506 or 419-252-5500, ext. 71297.
Heartland Hospice of Toledo offers training to volunteers who want to provide support and companionship to individuals facing an end of life disease. For information call Carol Small at 419-531-0440.
Junior Achievement of Northwestern Ohio, Inc., needs adult volunteers for grades K-12 in Toledo-area schools. Training and materials provided. For information call Jill Edwards at 419-865-5511 ext. 201.
Kidney Foundation of Northwest Ohio, clerical duties. Information: Jen, 419-893-5512.
The Lupus Alliance of America seeks volunteers to work with lupus patients and their families. Please call 1-800-705-6677.
Medical College of Ohio Hospitals, volunteer opportunities for adults and students, for information call Laura Pietras, 419-383-3835.
Mercy Memorial Hospice of Monroe offers volunteer training for light duties including patient care, housekeeping chores, letter writing, running errands and providing companionship. Please call Debbie, 734-242-6761, for dates and times of training sessions.
Mercy Health Partners is seeking volunteers to be ambassadors in the main lobbies and patient and family areas of Mercy Children's Hospital, Mercy College, Mercy Healthcare Center, St. Ann Mercy Hospital and St. Vincent Mercy Hospital. Volunteers are also needed in clerical areas. For information please call 419-251-4145.
Mobile Meals of Toledo, Inc., nearly all neighborhoods in Toledo area need help two days a month or more. Particularly in need of people willing to deliver meals in a snow emergency. Substitutes are also needed. Information: 419-255-7806 or contact the Mobile Meals' office at firstname.lastname@example.org..
Nature's Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Education in Whitehouse seeks volunteers 16 and older. Training. Information: 419-877-0060.
Oakleaf Village, 4220 North Holland-Sylvania Rd., is seeking volunteers to escort residents to dinner, beauty shop, and help with other activities. Please call 419-885-3934 for information.
Ohio Reads program needs mentors to teach reading to grade 1-5, 10:15 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday. Information: Sara, 419-473-3074.
Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, Oregon. Variety of duties. Information: 419-697-7742.
Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter seeks animal-loving volunteers. Information: 419-841-8831.
Rape Crisis Center, seeks individuals 21 or older with valid Ohio driver's license, reliable transportation, and able to complete a 40-hour training program. Information: Kelly, 419-241-3235.
Reach Out and Read of Northwest Ohio, read to children in the pediatric waiting room of various clinics at MCO and Mercy Children's Hospital. High school students and adults welcome. Information: 419-383-4007.
Senior Center, Bowling Green, seeks volunteers to accompany seniors grocery shopping on Tuesdays. Call Marlene Uhler, volunteer coordinator, 419-353-5661.
Senior Center, Rossford, seeks volunteers to deliver meals on Mondays and Wednesday. A substitute driver is also needed other days. Call 419-666-8494.
St. Anne Mercy Hospital, St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Mercy Children's Hospital and Mercy Healthcare Center are in need of volunteers for a variety of programs. Call the Volunteer Services Department at 419-251-4145.
St. Paul's Community Center, 230 13th St., needs help to prepare, serve breakfasts and lunch for the homeless and the mentally ill. Information: Marcia, 419-255-5520, days.
Suitably Attired, professional clothing closet for women seeking self sufficiency, needs volunteers for reception and inventory duties, assisting clients or fund-raising experience. Please call 419-478-7420.
Sunset House, Sunset Village providing assisted living and health care to men and women, have opportunities that include providing companionship, reading, activities and meal delivery. For information call 419-536-4645, or 419-724-1200.
Toledo Area Humane Society is recruiting volunteers who share a love of animals. Opportunities include animal care, pet therapy, education programs, front office and special events. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 419-891-1561.
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library seeks volunteers, Main Library, 325 Michigan St., help needed to unpack library materials and serve as Web Wizards assisting patrons with computers. Ages 14 and up. Call Cathy Bartel at 419-259-5276.
Toledo Museum of Art, volunteer information: Karen Hensley, 419-254-5090.
Vail Meadows therapeutic riding center seeks volunteers to work with special-needs students in therapeutic horseback-riding program. Information: 419-697-8960.
Valentine Theatre seeks volunteers to usher, work concessions, and check coats during performances. Information: 419-242-3490.
Visiting Nurse Hospice and Health Care, share time with terminally ill patients and their families. Information: 419-897-2803.
YWCA Battered Women's Shelter is in need of volunteers to answer the 24-hour domestic violence crisis line, provide children's activities, sort donations and perform light office duties, must be 18 years of age, criminal background check required. For more information call the shelter at 419-241-3235.
YWCA Rape Crisis Center is in need of volunteers, especially those who speak Spanish and those who can sign for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Volunteers can help with only a minimum commitment of 12 hours a month. You must be at least 21 years old, submit an application, pass a background check, attend a monthly meeting for support, commit to a minimum of 12 hours a month, have car and insurance, have a flexible personal schedule and complete a 52 hour training program. Training is scheduled to begin in September. For information call 419-241-7006.