If you were unable to attend the Volunteer UA Expo, there are still many ways to find opportunities to give back by volunteering with local or national organizations.
Volunteer in Upper Arlington
If you would like to make a difference close to home, the City of Upper Arlington suggests several ways to volunteer in the community. They include volunteering for the Senior Center, Beautification of the Parks, Recreation, Cultural Arts, and more! Follow the provided links for applications, or contact the City for more information.
Volunteer Central Ohio
The above link is a great resource from HandsOn Central Ohio that connects interested people with organizations that have volunteering opportunities.
Columbus Give Back
For people around Columbus too busy to commit to an ongoing volunteer opportunity, Columbus Gives Back is a great resource. The group organizes one-time volunteer events, and encourages people to sign up to help out. It’s free of charge and no further commitment is involved.
Finally, check out the below organizations to get involved with a long-term volunteer program:
- Central Ohio Red Cross
- Ohio Health
- Columbus Metroparks
- United Way Central Ohio
- Capital Area Humane Society