Current Volunteer Opportunities
“PC Volunteers!” is a new program under the Department of Volunteer Services. This is the place where we will post volunteer opportunities just for The Parkway Center.
Volunteer Front Desk Receptionist – Are you friendly and outgoing? Do you like to meet and greet people? Then you can help out The Parkway Center by filling in at the front desk. Morning or afternoon shift (the morning shift has the most need). Full training is provided.
Volunteer Event Coordinator – Are you organized and a good communicator? Do you like special events? Help The Parkway Center develop an event book, assist with recruiting and tracking volunteers at special events, and assist with publicizing and planing events.
PC Volunteer Drivers – Drivers are needed to pick up and take home members to the Center on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Oneida County Historical Society
Facilities Assistant – the Facilities Assistant would be responsible for assisting the Executive Director with general building maintenance, grounds keeping, and custodial responsibilities. The ideal candidate must possess a positive attitude and the ability to work in a variety of conditions.
Research Assistant – the research assistant will complete research requests using the society’s collections and resources as well as other basic office duties. The ideal candidate will be highly organized with the ability to multi-task. The volunteer must also be comfortable using basic computer programs.
Rescue Mission of Utica
The Rescue Mission is looking for volunteers in the following areas: clerical assistance, office assistance, food service center, and the computer and education learning center.
Utica Public Library
General Library Work – the library needs volunteers to help with daily library activities such as: shelving books, straightening stacks, data entry, book labeling, etc. Volunteers should have good organizational skills, and computer/typing experience.
Genealogy and Local History – volunteers would help visitors to the genealogy room locate materials in the collection and conducting family history research. Volunteers should have an interest in local history, experience with family history research, and good computer skills.
Library Cafe – volunteers are needed in the cafe preparing hot and cold beverages and selling other light refreshments. Volunteers should have customer service skills, experience in food service is helpful.
Front Desk Volunteers – greet clients, answer phones, provide general information, arrange food pantry, schedule appointments.
Soup Kitchen – assist in preparation, service, and clean-up.
Youth Drop-in Program – greet clients, assist program leaders with activities, serve snacks/dinner.
Food Pantry – stock shelves, and greet clients.
Music Academy – help teach children how to play musical instruments.
Troop Leaders and Assistants – assist and lead the Salvation Army Troop programs
Fall and Spring Clean-up – assisting seniors with fall and spring yard clean-up.
Legacy of Mercy – visit and deliver gifts to local seniors and disabled individuals who are in local rehab programs or nursing facilities.