Volunteers Make a difference

The Volunteer Center at BVU brings together nonprofits in need with volunteers ready to help in Greater Cleveland.  Join the thousands of volunteers who found a way to lend a hand to their neighbors!

"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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To apply, applicants must:

lead Be between the ages of 25 and 40

lead Be a high performing career professional with leadership experience or demonstrated leadership potential

lead Have a passion to volunteer and an interest in a more committed volunteer leadership role

lead Want to serve on a nonprofit board in Akron

lead Be able to attend and participate in three half-day educational sessions on October 6, November 3, and December 1

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Applications due by August 15. You will need to provide two professional references and a 300-word essay describing an issue in Akron that you would like to address using your skill set combined with this leadership training.



Contact Elizabeth Winter at 
330-762-9670, ext. 1

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