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AARP Tax-Aide
Needed: client facilitators, tax counselors, E-Life administrator, training instructors, technology coordinator, communication coordinator.
3 Slate Rock Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 461-6614

Alzheimer’s Association
Support Group Leaders/Helpline and Office Support/Special Events/Board and Committee Members/Caring Companions
2 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 103, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 471-2655 or 1-800-872-0994
http://www.alz.org/join_the_cause_volunteer.asp

American Cancer Society
Needed: community educators, volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from treatment, patient navigator volunteers.
95 Schwenk Dr., Kingston, NY  12401
(845) 331-8308 ext. 22 or 1-800-ACS-2345
http://www.cancer.org/
 
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
120 Wall Street, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10005
Contact:  Maria Idoni, Hudson Valley Region
(845) 452-3518
http://www.afsp.org/

American Red Cross of Dutchess County
Needed: disaster volunteers
103 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 471-0200 ext. 301
http://www.arc-dc.org/
http://www.redcross.org/ny/albany

Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF)
Caring for cats and dogs in a no-kill shelter
54 Simmons Lane, P.O. Box 1129, Beacon, NY  12508-1129
(845) 831-5161



B

Barrett Art Center
Needed: volunteers for a variety of short and long term commitments.
55 Noxon St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 471-2550
Email: info@barrettartcenter.org
http://www.barrettartcenter.org/



C

Cider Mills Friends of Open Space and Historic Preservation, Inc.
Needed: volunteers for building repair, grounds maintenance, and fundraising.
P.O. Box 2873, Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
(845) 483-0899

Civil Air Patrol, The United States Air Force Auxiliary
Cadet and Senior Programs - CAP members, including cadets, volunteer their time in public schools, teaching respect, manners and personal accountability in a drug-free environment...
DUTCHESS COUNTY COMPOSITE SQDN
Unit Contact: Maj Gladys M Suessle
Phone: (845) 635-2162 -or- 845-462-1000
Meeting Address: 87 Citation Dr., Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
Meeting Time: Senior Members: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 19:00
Cadet Programs: Every Monday from 18:30 - 21:00
Charter Number: NER NY159
Please call or email at sqcc31159@aol.com for information or directions.
The United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol - http://gocivilairpatrol.com/

Community Action Partnership of Dutchess County
Voulunteers needed in the following areas:CASH Coalition Tax Preparation; Office for the Aging Exercise Programs and Friendship Centers
77 Cannon St., Poughkeepsie NY
(845) 452-5104
Fax (845) 625-1510
http://www.dutchesscap.org/

Cornell Cooperative Extension - Dutchess County
Dedicated volunteers are needed to help further several valuable Cornell Cooperative Extension programs including: educating consumers on making sound food and nutrition choices; becoming a family budget educator; working with youth through 4-H; becoming a master gardener; and working to educate municipal officials about how to use GIS.
Contact: Leah Cadwallader
Senior Administrator
(845) 677-8223 ext. 100
Fax: (845) 677-3813
For more information go to: http://www.ccedutchess.org/

Critical Response Network
This not-for-profit organization looks to match volunteers who wish to support the volunteer emergency services in Dutchess and Putnam Counties with a Fire, EMS, or Disaster Response organization in need of manpower at a variety of levels. 
Contact: Tory Davis
P.O. Box 248, Patterson, NY  12563
Phone: (914) 475-8308
Email: critrespnet@aol.com 



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Dutchess ARC
Needed: volunteers for special events, skill sharing, help with outings and youth services.
1435 Route 44, Pleasant Valley, NY  12569
(845) 635-8084 ext. 152
http://www.dutchess-arc.org

Dutchess County Art Association
Needed: volunteers for a variety of short and long term commitments.
55 Noxon St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 471-2550

Dutchess County Coalition for the Homeless
Assist at the homeless shelter
313 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 454-5176
http://www.hudsonriverhousing.org/volunteer.html

Dutchess County Office for the Aging Services
Needed: volunteers to help serve a nutritious weekday, noontime meal at any one of our seven Senior Friendship Centers. There is also a need for volunteers to deliver meals or help with exercise classes, brain games (.pdf), and insurance counseling.
27 High Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-2555 
http://www.dutchessny.gov/CountyGov/Departments/Aging/AGIndex.htm

Dutchess County Genealogical Society
Needed: volunteer help in name search lookups to reply to mail queries; occasional data entry help
P.O. Box 708, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
(845) 462-4168
http://www.dcgs-gen.org/

Dutchess County Historical Society
Needed: volunteers for data entry, scanning, library, clerical, research, and landscaping.
P.O. Box 88, Poughkeepsie, NY  12602
(845) 471-1630

Dutchess County Interfaith Council
Volunteers needed to help with various events:  singers, artists, photographers, committee members, publicity writers and submitters, administrative and special event helpers
9 Vassar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 471-7333
http://www.dutchesscountyinterfaith.org/

Dutchess County Libraries
Volunteer jobs vary from library to library - some libraries have volunteers repair books, run story hour, reshelve books, work at the circulation desk, fundraising, write grants, paint the building, provide computer assistance and other basic tasks. Some libraries rely heavily on volunteers to keep the doors open a minimum number of hours per week.
http://www.dutchessny.gov/Community/LIBindex.htm

Dutchess County Sheriff's Office
Needed: senior volunteers to assist daytime visitors at the Sheriff's Office.
150 North Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 486-3840
http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/Sheriff/SHIndex.htm

Dutchess County SPCA
636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY  12538
(845) 452-7722
http://www.dcspca.org/mainpages/how_to_help.htm

Dutchess Outreach
Food preparers and servers/Drivers/Delivery Buddies/Office support/Translators
Family Partnership Center, Room 222, 29 North Hamilton St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 454-3792
http://www.dutchessoutreach.org/Volunteer



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Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(845) 229-9115
http://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/index.htm

Emergency Medical Service Providers (EMS)
http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/13899.htm

Emergency Service Providers--Fire
http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/ESProviders.htm



F

Fovea Exhibitions
Needed: volunteers to staff this photojournalism exhibition non-profit on weekends.
143 Main Street, Beacon, NY 12508
Contact: Nancy at info@foveaexhibitions.org 
http://www.foveaexhibitions.org/

Franklin D. Roosevelt Home National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538
http://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/index.htm

Fresh Air Fund
Host Families/Camp Volunteers/Office Support/Recruiting/Escorting/Organizing
633 Third Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017
1-800-367-0003
http://www.freshair.org/

Friends of Seniors of Dutchess County
Needed:  volunteers to provide seniors with transportation, shopping assistance, friendly visiting, respite and telephone reassurance.
42 Catherine St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601-2529
(845) 485-1277
http://www.friendsofseniors.biz

Funeral Consumers Alliance of the Hudson Valley
Needed:  volunteers to expand membership and to serve as board members.  Officers and members of the Board of Directors are elected by and from our membership, and serve without pay.  The Funeral Consumers Alliance is a nonprofit federation of local organizations that educate the public about sensible funeral planning and stand guard against exploitation of grieving consumers.
P.O. Box 5068, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 233-4566 or (845) 297-7700
http://www.fcahv.org/



G

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson
Needed: volunteers for a variety of short and long term commitments.
3 Neptune Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 452-1810

Grace Smith House Battered Women’s Shelter
Hotline/Advocacy/Office Support/Shopping/Cooking/Cleaning
P.O. Box 5205
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
(845) 471-3038
http://www.gracesmithhouse.org/



H

Hands On! The Hudson Valley
Matches volunteers and local non-profit agencies in the Hudson Valley directly through their website.
488 Freedom Road, Suite 127, Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
(845) 229-4680
http://www.handsonhv.org/

Hopewell Depot Restoration Corp.
Needed: volunteers to help with grantwriting, fund raising, staffing of the Visitor Center and historical tour guides.
P.O. Box 1044, Hopewell Depot, NY 12533
(845) 202-0990
Email: info@hopewelldepot.org
http://hopewelldepot.org/

Hospice Inc. of Dutchess and Ulster County
Needed: volunteers for patient care, couriers, event help, and administration.
374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601-1034
(845) 485-2273 ext. 1124
http://www.hospiceinc.org/

Hudsonia
Volunteers needed for various scientific and clerical tasks.
P.O. Box 5000, Annandale, NY 12504
(845) 758-7053
http://hudsonia.org/

Hudson River Housing (Low to Moderate Income Housing and Transition from Homelessness)
Needed: volunteers for advisory board, meal preparation, recreation, skill sharing, painting, planting, donation sorting, tutoring, special events, administrative assistance and professional services.
(845) 454-5176
http://www.hudsonriverhousing.org/help.html#vol



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J

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Needed: volunteers for special events, communications, corporate development, and government relations.
11 Marshall Rd., Suite 1H, Wappingers Falls, NY  12590
(845) 297-8600
http://www.jdrf.org



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(No Listing Available)



L

LaGrange Association Library
Needed: volunteers to adopt-a-section and fill patron requests.
488 Freedom Plains Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
(845) 452-3141
http://www.laglib.org

Literacy Connections
Needed: volunteers to be trained as tutors in basic reading or ESL.
29 N. Hamilton St., Suite 311, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 452-8670
http://www.literacyconnections.org/

Locks of Love
Hair donation for children suffering from medical hair loss
(561) 963-1677
http://www.locksoflove.org/

Locust Grove, the Samuel Morse Historic Site
Garden Volunteers
2683 South Road, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 454-4500
http://www.lgny.org/volunteer

Lutheran Care Center
Needed: volunteers for activities, therapy pet, transportation and visitation.
965 Dutchess Tpke., Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
(845) 486-9494 ext. 230
http://www.wartburg.org



M

Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley
Meet with Wish Children/Fundraising/Event Planning/Recruiting/Training/Presentations/Administrative
The Wish House, 828 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY  10591
(914) 478-9474
http://hudson.wish.org/ways-to-help/volunteer/

MADD
(845) 223-6348
http://www.madd.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Mediation Center of Dutchess County
Needed: mediators, outreach workers, actors for mediation skits.
29 North Hamilton St., Suite L-18, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 471-7213
http://www.dutchessmediation.org/volunteer

Medical Reserve Corps of Dutchess County
Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response
392 Creek Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-2709
Fax:  (845) 486-3998
http://www.co.dutchess.ny.us/CountyGov/Departments/EmergencyResponse/ESMedResCorps.htm

Mental Health America of Dutchess County
Needed: volunteers for Compeer Program—a person-to-person volunteer service, instructors, and performers in Kids on the Block puppet program.
253 Mansion St., Poughkeepsie NY  12601
(845) 473-2500
Fax: (845) 473-4870
Email: mhadc@mhadc.com
http://www.mhadc.com/

Mid Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center
Needed: volunteers for a variety of short and long term commitments.
241 North Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 431-8125
http://www.sfhospital.org/

Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Needed: volunteers for special events
PO Box 405, LaGrangeville, NY  12540
(845) 264-2005
http://www.milesofhope.org



N

National Remember Our Troops Campaign (NROTC)
The National Remember Our Troops Campaign is looking for a few good people. There are many ways you can help. Volunteer-From-Home OR Volunteer-In-Public. Anywhere in the USA. We accept Court Ordered Service, High School & College Service-Learning and Work-Study applicants. To learn more please visit http://www.nrotc.org/

Northern Dutchess Hospital
http://www.health-quest.org/body_nd.cfm?id=277&oTopID=277



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P

P.A.N.T. (Partnership for Animals Needing Transition)
Needed: volunteers for fundraising, transportation, website, animal foster care, and clerical duties.
P.O. Box 143, Salt Point, NY  12578
(845) 471-2102
http://www.pant.org/

Poughkeepsie Farm Project
“We have drop in field work times for anyone who would like to come help out on the farm. Member volunteers work on all aspects of the Project from helping with the harvest and doing soup kitchen deliveries, to managing the member roster and balancing the books.” http://farmproject.org



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(No Listing Available)



R

Rebuilding Together
Through your volunteer efforts you can help to make an impact on the lives of low-income homeowners by assuring that they live in warm and safe housing.
http://www.rebuildingtogetherdutchess.org/

RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program)
Volunteer opportunities in the community for people 55 and over.
77 Cannon St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601-3303
(845) 452-5104 ext. 109



S

San Pablo Mission, Inc.
San Pablo Mission Inc. is a minority owned, non-profit humanitarian Community Service organization whose mission is to help support feeding the hungry both locally and internationally since its inception in 1997.  All proceeds from professional screen printing and embroidery jobs go: (1) locally to the St. Anthony Soup Kitchen, serving 200 breakfasts 5 days per week; and (2) internationally to food and medical supplies as well as support for shelter and educational assistance programs for impoverished areas around the world.
Volunteers needed for Social Media Networker and Grant Writing Specialist.
Administrative Office: 22 Garfield Pl., Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 437-4600 
Fax: (845) 437-4601
Email: san.pablomission@hotmail.com

S.C.O.R.E. (Service Core of Retired Executives)
Volunteers needed as financial/marketing counselors, workshop coordinator, and events coordinator.
1 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 400
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 297-5541
http://www.score.org/volunteer

Special Olympics
Coach/Care for athletes on road trips/Serve on committees/Event management/Public Relations/Administration/Host fund raisers/More . . .
http://nyso.org

Sprout Creek Farm
Volunteers needed for animal chores and gardening.
34 Lauer Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY  12603
(845) 485-8438
Email: education@sproutcreekfarm.org
http://www.sproutcreekfarm.org

Staatsburgh State Historic Site (Mills Mansion/Mills-Norrie State Park)
Interpreters/Guided Tours/Museum Store/Hospitality/Food Wagon/Office Support/Special Events
P.O. Box 308, Staatsburg, NY 12580
(845) 889-8851
http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/25/details.aspx



T

Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc.
Volunteers needed for advocate and advisory groups, website.
82 Washington St., Suite 214
Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 452-3913
http://www.taconicresources.net

Tri-County Crisis Center, Inc.
Volunteers needed to help collect emergency cell phones for crime victims.
P.O. Box 346
Beacon, NY 12508



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United Way of Dutchess County
75 Market St., Poughkeepsie, NY  12601
(845) 471-1900
http://www.unitedwaydutchess.org/



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Vanderbilt National Historic Site
Vanderbilt Garden Association
4097 Route 9, Hyde Park, NY 12538
Needed:  garden volunteers, no experience necessary. Also need committee and fundraising volunteers.
(845) 877-0309
http://www.vanderbiltgarden.org/

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
(845) 431-5664
http://www.health-quest.org/body_vb.cfm?id=178&oTopID=178



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Walkway Over the Hudson
87 Haviland Rd.
Highland, NY 12528
(845) 834-2867
http://nysparks.com/parks/178/

Wilderstein Historic Site
Docents/Greeters/Archivists/Landscapers/Event Planning
P.O. Box 383, Rhinebeck, NY  12572
(845) 876-4818
http://wilderstein.org/support/volunteer/



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(No Listing Available)



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YMCA of Dutchess County
Youth Programs/Special Events
85 Cannon Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 471-9622 or (845) 392-7003



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(No Listing Available)

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