Volunteer Sites

Allegheny Highlands Boy Scout Council

P.O. Box 0261
Falconer, NY 14733-0261

American Red Cross

325 East 4th Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 664-5115


404 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-4433


Armed Forces Emergency Services; Disaster Services; Health and Safety Service; Blood Services; office assistance; hospital programs; maintenance; Adopt-A-Highway; fundraising and special projects

Brooks Memorial Hospital

529 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 363-7233


Escort desk; cards and flowers distribution; assisting with Physical Therapy patients; clerical needs; friendly visitors in the Dialysis unit and throughout hospital

Camp Gross

8175 Route 60 North
Cassadaga, NY 14718
(716) 672-2004
Contact: President


Year-round help with woodwork; building and grounds; bulldozing; trail maintenance; marketing

Campus and Community Children's Center

Brigham Road and Temple
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-4662
Contact: Director

Some cleaning (cots, toys, cubbies); interaction with children (reading, walks in the woods); some office work (periodically)


Cassadaga Job Corps Center

8115 Glasgow Road
Cassadaga, NY 14718

Centaur Stride, Inc.

Jones Road
Westfield, NY 14787
(716) 326-4318
Contact: Board of Directors' President

Must be 14 years +: horse care; barn management; building and grounds maintenance; assistance with riding for the disabled; fundraising; public relations; grant writing

Chautauqua Adult Day Care Centers, Inc.

Present Center
358 East 5th Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 665-4899
Contact: Program Coordinator

Dunkirk Center
733 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-8786
Contact: Program Coordinator

Taft Center
663 Lakeview Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 664-9759
Contact: Program Coordinator

Westfield Center
58 South Portage Street
Westfield, NY 14787
(716) 326-6842
Contact: Program Coordinator


Arts and crafts; music; clerical; companions; literature; entertainment; etc.

Chautauqua Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Council

2-6 East 2nd Street, Suite 405 - Fenton Building
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 664-3608
Contact: Office Manager


Helping with bulk mailing and special events

Chautauqua Blind Association

510 West 5th Street
Jamestown, NY 14701

Chautauqua County District Attorney

Courthouse, One North Erie Street
Mayville, NY 14757
(716) 753-4241
Contact: District Attorney & Crime Victim Coordinator


Filing; learning about criminal justice system; assist with victim interviews; assist lawyers with routine office work

Chautauqua County Home

Temple Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Chautauqua County Rural Ministry

127-135 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
(716) 366-1787


A Children's Place Day Care Center

First Presbyterian Church
509 Prendergast Avenue
Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 487-2238
Contact: Day Care Center Director


Helping teachers with children; reading; teaching a skill to 2-5 year olds

Compeer for Youth

715 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Mentoring (5-17 year olds and adults 18 and up); workshops; fundraising - assisting with dinners and projects.

Dunkirk-Fredonia Meals on Wheels

314 Central Ave, Rm 201
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Every Woman Opportunity Center

10825 Bennet Road
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Family Service

PO Box 457
Jamestown, NY 14702-0457

Girl Scouts of Southwestern New York

2661 Horton Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

Hospice Chautauqua County

4840 West Lake Road
Mayville, NY 14757

Lake Shore Family Center

845 Rts 5 & 20
Irving, NY 14081


1 Park Place Suite 248
Fredonia, NY 14063

Literacy Volunteers

314 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Tutoring; assist with book sales and acquiring books; collect professors' textbooks that they don't use (twice a year); help create a website.

St. Vincent's Home

Assist with games (Trivia); sing-a-long; monthly birthday parties; holiday parties; karaoke, cards, bingo; playing musical instruments; computer technology.

Salvation Army

  • Dunkirk Salvation Army
    PO Box 272
    Dunkirk, NY 14048
  • Jamestown Salvation Army
    83 South Main Street
    Jamestown, NY 14701

Victim/Witness Assistance Program

(716) 753-4630
Contact: Program Coordinator

Assist victim advocates in providing referral services and criminal justice information to victims of crime

Volunteer Abroad Program (International Volunteer HQ)

Provides affordable, safe and responsible volunteer abroad programs in 28 countries around the world. Offers a variety of projects for volunteer travelers which includes teaching, childcare, medical, construction and renovation, wildlife conservation and turtle conservation.

Contact: volunteer@volunteerhq.org

Attn. Brittany Ryan, Community Manager

1-877-342-6588 USA/Canada


Westfield Community Kitchen

12 Elm Street
Westfield, NY 14787

WCA Home

134 Temple
Fredonia, NY 14063

Activity aide; assist with games such as bingo; help with planning of festive (holiday parties); assist with arts and crafts as well as weekly/monthly projects;
music performance; reading to seniors

YWCA of Westfield

58 South Portage Street
Westfield, NY 14787

Volunteer & Community Services Office

Williams Center, S-227
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3690 phone