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If you are interested in volunteering to do some community service, there are several local organizations that would welcome the opportunity to work with you. Whether you decide to work with children, the homeless, substance abusers or the elderly, here are some important terms with which to become familiar. Becoming educated about the volunteer field will allow you to see if it is a good fit for you.

  • Non Profit - Many community service agencies are either publicly funded or non profit organizations. If you work for a non profit, it does not mean that no one gets paid for their work, but it simply means that surplus goes back into the furthering of their community charity programs. Non profit organizations focus on helping and bettering people within a community. Some may be focused on reforming substance abusers, educating others on mental health issues, assisting seniors or providing youth programs.
  • CSA - A community service agency is often referred to as a CSA. If you're working with a CSA, it means that the facility offers tangible assistance to the public.
  • CSP - If you work for a community support program, you may not be working directly with the public. Rather, you will be doing more behind-the-scenes assisting.
  • Human Resources - When referring to something within your organization, human resources describes the office in charge of payroll, hiring, and other basic information. When referring to a project, it may refer to manpower.
  • Community Outreach - Your agency may participate in community outreach, which affords you the opportunity to volunteer to work directly with the public. This can include information dissemination, checking on those with assisted living needs, or running youth groups.
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    High Water Women
    590 Maddison Avenue, Floor 31 C/O Corbin Capital, New York, NY 10022
    High Water Women, based in New York, New York, provides volunteer opportunities for business professionals.High Water Women, based in New York, New York, provides volunteer opportunities for business
    (212) 634-7365
    200 Varick St #507, New York, NY 10014
    Contact our communications firm at (646) 685-4879 in New York, NY, to learn more about our public artwork designed to make a social impact.
    (646) 685-4879
    Customized Fund Development and Non-Profit Managem
    N/A, New York, NY 10028
    Contact Customized Fund Development and Non-Profit Management in New York, NY, at (866) 812-2793 to help your non-profit organization thrive.
    (866) 812-2793
    Dementia Society of America
    322 W. 52nd Street, #100, New York, NY 10101
    The Dementia Society of America is a one-stop nonprofit resource for individuals, families, communities, civic organizations, small businesses, large corporations, government and non-governmental.
    (212) 574-8013
    Just One Break
    530 West 187th Street, Apt 2b, New York, NY 10033
    Contact us at (609) 357-5337 in New York, NY, to support a family shelter for adolescent mothers.
    (609) 357-5337
    141-24 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, NY 11367
    Chazaq is a Jewish nonprofit organization committed to building a stronger future for the community.
    (718) 285-9132
    Monn David LLC
    135 W 27th St Fl 2, New York, NY 10001
    (212) 242-2009
    Bowman Dahl
    120 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001
    (212) 647-7432
    Richmond Community Follow Up Program
    505 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018
    (212) 268-0651
    Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to The United Nati
    820 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10017
    (212) 867-3434
    Rcm Broadcast Communications Inc
    20 W 22nd St Fl 12, New York, NY 10010
    (212) 924-8840
    East Village Community Coalition Incorporated
    143 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009
    (212) 979-2344
    Tehilla Inc
    633 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10017
    (212) 339-6055
    Interactive Support Group
    377 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016
    (877) 457-4739
    Pace Entertainment
    61 W 105th St, New York, NY 10025
    (212) 662-1121

    Sometimes, it feels good to volunteer and help out people in your community. A community service agency is set up to connect volunteers and donors to those in need. There are a variety of social services provided by these organizations, including assisted living for seniors, youth services, and other public aid. Most people probably don't consider community service to be a high priority, but the volunteers at these organizations serve as a sterling example of human compassion. The community service agency provides a safe, clean facility for the homeless, so that they can be sheltered from the weather and have a bite to eat. In a nutshell, these non profit organizations are designed to help people who have fallen on hard times or who are otherwise in need of help. There are other important services that a community service agency might provide, including affordable housing for a low-income family, mental health counseling, and aid for elderly abuse victims. The community service center requires outside funding for its operations, but as a charity, it can turn around and provide needed programs for those who are less fortunate. It's painful to think of all the children who are worried about where and when they'll get their next meal. It hurts to think about whole groups of people who have nowhere to go to get warm, or to take a shower. It is for these basic human dignities that the community service agency – a non profit organization with only the best interest of its clients at heart – serves as an integral part of any urban community. For more information, and to donate or volunteer, look for a community service agency in your area via a Web search or the phone book.
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