Orleans - 585-589-5605 Genesee - 585-343-7798

Volunteer Opportunities


Community Action of Orleans & Genesee, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is: “To Provide Services with Dignity and Respect, that Help People Become Self-Sufficient.” The Board of Directors periodically needs community residents to join the Board. If you are interested in becoming a Board Member, call 585-589-5605 between 8am and 4:30pm, Monday through Friday and ask for Ed Fancher.

At Head Start sites in Albion, Batavia, Kendall and Medina:
Volunteers are needed for various child care opportunities, including helping at mealtimes, reading books, chaperoning field trips and outdoor experiences. Head Start is looking for interns in social work, nursing or education. The Program also works with groups for projects and maintenance. Such groups include: Community Service, Job Development, Boy and Girl Scouts, etc.

In Orleans County:
Salvation Army kettle coordinator: Would be responsible for coordinating schedules for bell ringers within Orleans County and Genesee County outside the City of Batavia

Eastern Orleans Community Center in Holley looking for volunteers for after school programs, assistance in Soup Kitchen, Senior Citizen activities

Volunteers needed in our Teaching kitchen to teach various cooking skills.

Volunteers are always needed for Holiday Baskets preparation & delivering fruit baskets to shut-in senior citizens.

Volunteers for our annual Children’s Carnival held in July to assist in running games for children.

Volunteers for annual Community Action Angel Golf Tournament to assist in fundraising activities as well as assistance day of tournament.

Volunteers to sit on Community Action Angels Advisory Board

Community Action Angels of Genesee County is looking for Angels!  Do you have any free time to donate?  We are looking for individuals to help plan and staff events or fundraisers, donate your talents or share your ideas.  We also need help in the clothing pantry, sorting donations and in the office. Those interested please call Sue or Lisa at 343-7798.

Main Street Store Volunteers Wanted (to help out at the Main Street Store in Albion):

The Main Street Store is a dedicated Job Skills Training Facility where participants and volunteers learn about all  aspects of an operational business – receiving instruction in Business Courses, General Office, Retail, Customer Service, and Housekeeping/Building Maintenance.  If you have experience in any of these areas and would like to share your
knowledge, please give us a call for more information on becoming a volunteer
mentor or instructor.

The Store also partners with the Albion School District, providing a supportive learning center where high school students receive one on one opportunity to bring grades up and earn credits leading to graduation.