Acts of Service


Thank you for your interest in volunteering!

Needs are organized by category. Please select one below or scroll down to see all current volunteer opportunities.


Animal Welfare

Supporting Cats and Dogs in Michiana


Volunteers are needed at Pet Refuge to help with feeding, cleaning, fostering, socializing, and promoting our animals waiting for homes. Evening, morning, and weekend opportunities are available!

We are located directly off the US 20 bypass at the Michigan Street exit and invite you to come meet us and see how you can become part of our team. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Janet Graham at or call 574-231-1122



Children & Family

Elkhart Environmental Center’s Haunted Walk Through the Woods

Thursday, October 26th & Friday, October 27th

Help us put on our 4th Annual Haunted Walk Through the Woods event this October! Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts, including event setup/cleanup, parking, trail acting, and more – sign up for whichever sounds fun to you. For more information and to sign up, please click the volunteer button below.



Community Development

ADEC’s Annual Craft Bazaar

Saturday, September 16th

The event is our annual Craft Bazaar at our Bristol campus from 9-2pm. It is open to the community and 20 outside vendors will be selling various items, along with our Art by ADEC shop. We are looking for 4 volunteers to help with food runs. They would occasionally go over to vendors to see if they would like any food or beverages and then give the order to the coffee shop and deliver it back to them. For questions or to sign up to volunteer, please email Courtney.

Shift 1 : 8:30am – 11:30am

Shift 2: 11:30am – 2:00pm

Email Courtney


Goshen First Fridays

Every first Friday of the month

Sign up to volunteer during Downtown Goshen First Fridays in 2023!

You must be at least 18 years of age or accompanied by a responsible adult. Please be prepared to stay for the entirety of your shift as these events are well-attended and require full participation.

For more information or to sign up, please click the link below.



Education & Literacy

Emergency & Safety Services



Health & Wellness

Meals on Wheels – The Window

Do you have time between 11am & 12pm? Help Meals on Wheels deliver lunches to homebound seniors.
We have an upcoming meal delivery volunteer opportunity for a dedicated Thursday route (this is a one day per week commitment) beginning on August 24th.
There is always a need for substitutes who have flexible availability to fill in. For more information, please call 574.533.9680 ext. 203 

Heart to Heart Hospice


At Heart to Heart Hospice we offer an extraordinary level of personal assistance to meet the needs of our patients and families.  This would not be possible without the support of our dedicated and compassionate volunteers. By volunteering and giving your time, you can make a significate impact on the quality of life for patients with life-limiting illnesses and those that care for them.

Become a volunteer and make a difference in the lives of others. Volunteers may :

  • Provide companionship
  • Read books/news
  • Celebrate holidays
  • Help with light housekeeping
  • Make phone calls or write letters
  • Provide emotional support/spiritual support
  • Assist with a memory journal
  • Sit with patients to relieve care caregivers
  • Help with bereavement

For more information, contact Lori Baldwin, volunteer coordinator at 574.350.4977



Homelessness & Food Insecurities

Veterans & Active Military

Youth Clubs & Youth Sports Leagues

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