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Volunteer Opportunities for Cleveland Women

Share your expertise, learn some new skills, meet some new people and help out in the community.

Hospice of the Western Reserve
Volunteer Opportunities for all interests and abilities

Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteers are people of all ages, interests and talents with an extraordinary love and a common bond of concern for others.

Wigs for Kids

is a cooperative effort among Certified Cosmetic Therapists throughout North America who share a common goal. “Children shouldn’t have to worry about how they look, especially when they’re in the middle of a health crisis,” says Jeffrey Paul. “We want to give these kids the opportunity to feel good about themselves again.”

See many different ways to volunteer at Wigs for Kids besides hair donations

Mona Lisa and Dominique Moceanu at Mona Lisa Salon and Spa Grand Opening benefit for Wigs for Kids

Mona Lisa and Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Moceanu at Mona Lisa Salon and Spa Grand Opening benefit
for Wigs for Kids

More on the Mona Lisa Salon and Spa benefit for Wigs for Kids

Shiksha Daan (Gift of Education)

FICA (Federation of India Community Associations) has started a new service initiative called Shiksha Daan (Gift of Education). The objective of Shiksha Daan is to get the Indian community more involved in helping with the education and development of the under-privileged in the Greater Cleveland community. Shiksha Daan will partner with various education and youth development organizations in the Cleveland area and identify specific opportunities for the Indian community to contribute towards.

We are looking for members of the community who are willing to give 2-6 hours a week to help with:

  • Coaching middle to high school students in developing business plans as part of entrepreneurship education
  • Help students develop resume writing and interview skills
  • Mentoring 7th and 8th grade students at charter schools to help with high school applications and selection
  • Tutoring middle school kids in math, science, english, etc
If you have an interest in giving back to the community by volunteering for Shiksha Daan, or if you have any questions, please send an e-mail to shikshadaan.fica@gmail.com


Womankind Maternal and Prenatal Care Center provides free prenatal care and support services to pregnant women in need. They need both non-medical and medical volunteers.

Volunteers are the hearts and hands of Womankind and are involved in every aspect of our care. Volunteers come to us from all professions and walks of life and include men and women (must be over 18 to volunteer). We need your assistance to help us provide prenatal care and support services, raise the funds we need to keep our doors open, and to help spread the word about our services and needs. Please consider joining our team!

Womankind Volunteer Opportunities or call Dianna at Womankind at 216-662-5700 for more information

Providence House

Providence House, Ohio's first licensed crisis nursery, offers emergency shelter to children newborn through five years old actively living in crisis. Since 1981, Providence House has provided quality, center-based, family focused residential care to over 5,000 infants and children in crisis.

Providence House was created for the sole purpose of caring for innocent children in crisis with a goal of providing high-quality, responsive and compassionate services to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families.

We care for at risk babies and children while working closely with referral agencies to address the needs of the parent or caregiver and attempt to resolve the crisis in the family that is placing these vulnerable young children at risk. Our goal is to place a healthy, thriving child into a healthy, healed family.

Natalie Leek-Nelson, President and CEO explains Providence House and how they connected with the Cleveland Indians wives.

Volunteer opportunities at Providence House

The Littlest Heroes

The Littlest Heroes exists to positively impact the lives of children with cancer and their families, regardless of income level or zip code. We understand that any family touched by childhood cancer can benefit from our services, so we work in conjunction with donors, volunteers and clinicians at partner institutions to meet the social, emotional and financial needs of all families. Since our inception in 2001, we’ve helped more than 4,000 families in Northeast Ohio. It is our desire to continue to expand our reach and care for as many families as possible.

West Side Catholic Center

The West Side Catholic Center, a faith-based nondenominational human service agency has served thousands of those in need since the doors opened in 1977. We have helped protect the health and well being of those in need by providing food, clothing, and shelter. Through our Women and Children's Shelter, we help families rebuild their lives and recover from homelessness and domestic violence.

More information on West Side Catholic volunteer opportunities

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