Volunteers Make a difference

The Volunteer Center at BVU brings together nonprofits in need with volunteers ready to help in Greater Cleveland.

"One day and I'm already hooked! This agency is extremely professional...Anyone would enjoy being a part of this inspiring organization."

Lynn Redmond
Volunteered through the Volunteer Center at BVU


Serving Greater Cleveland, the Volunteer Center at BVU is your one-stop destination to make a difference by choosing from among hundreds of volunteer opportunities.

Our free service allows you to look for volunteer opportunities that address the issues that are close to your heart - arts and culture, animals, the environment, hunger, education, literacy, homelessness and many, many more.

Research has shown that people who volunteer tend to live longer, have lower rates of depression, enjoy better physical health, have more friends and are more self confident. Connect with your community and get involved.

- Develop new talents
- Enjoy new experiences
- Add meaning to your day
- Answer a need
- Make the world a better place

The Volunteer Center at BVU can assist you in finding an opportunity for:

- Individual Volunteering
- Family or group volunteering
- Business team volunteering



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IVC Final GreenPurpose@50plus

Volunteer 4 hours and receive 2 tickets to a select Indians Game

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Encore Cleveland channels the time, energy and talents of experienced Clevelanders into solving community challenges and filling unmet needs.

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What's Your Volunteer PersonalityPurpose@50plus

What's Your Volunteer Personality? 

Are you a Green Giant, or more of a Captain?  Discover your inner hero.

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