December 2019 – If you are looking for volunteer opportunities in West Chester PA, there are certainly a lot to choose from. West Chester truly thrives and survives on the generosity and sacrifice of the entire community.
Around the holiday season (and beyond), you too may be looking for things to do in West Chester PA that are more sacrificial in nature. Here are few organizations that we believe are as noble as noble can be and that are always in need of plenty of helping hands with big hearts.
Volunteer Opportunities in West Chester PA
Safe Harbor of Chester County
Safe Harbor is an amazing organization located right in the heart of downtown West Chester. They strive to do more than just feed the homeless and provide housing; they truly fight vigorously to invest in and better understand each, unique individual that enters their doors by coming alongside them and designing strategic action plans that address the unique challenges of those they serve, both in the short and long-term. So, if you are looking for volunteer work in West Chester PA, be sure to contact Safe Harbor today.
West Chester Food Cupboard
The United States equates for more that 37% of the entire world’s income distribution. But, that doesn’t mean we all are doing ‘ok’; in fact, it is quite the opposite. West Chester Food Cupboard believes that “No One Should Go Hungry;” a sentiment that we can all be united in. Their mission is ‘to provide a variety of fresh and nonperishable healthy food items to West Chester residents in need.’ The organization is 100% run by volunteers with no paid staff. Yes…NO paid staff. Contact them today if you would like to volunteer in West Chester PA.
Chester County Historical Society
If you haven’t visited the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS), you are truly missing out. The amazing exhibits and historical collections of Americana artifacts on display that date back over 300 years are truly a unique treasure of our beloved town. Founded in 1893, the CCHS has been committed to preserving and sharing the incredible story of Chester County and its residents. Volunteering with the CCHS will enrich your life and provide an understanding of our county that will provide a deeper appreciation of Chester County.
Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children
The Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children is located right on West Chestnut St. and strives to offer programs and services that provide hope, help, and homes to those in need while promoting the independence of families with children. Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children truly do a lot by providing employment referrals, emergency family shelter, child care referrals and much more. If you’re seeking a volunteer opportunity in West Chester to support families experiencing homelessness, then the Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children might be the perfect fit for you.
Chester County Art Association
The Chester County Art Association (CCAA) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) that has been dedicated to inspiring and connecting members of the community through the arts for over 75 years. The CCAA provides classes and artistic opportunities to students of all ages. They always have monthly volunteer opportunities, so give them a shout today.