Volunteer Opportunities

Anchor Point Counseling Ministry

800 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 802, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Volunteer Tutors:
No experience necessary! Training is provided. This dynamic program enables students in grades K-12 to learn critical study skills and life-long organizational habits. Work one-on-one with students in grades K-12 in primary subject areas.
To volunteer as a tutor please contact Sandy Niekum at 412-366-1300

Fundraising Event Volunteers:
Volunteer the day of our annual golf classic, organize a Walk Team or to serve on our golf or gala committee.
To volunteer at our events please contact Denise Patsko at 412-366-1300

NAR members currently volunteering:
Aggie Haverlack, a.haverlack@comcast.net

Animal Friends
562 Camp Horne Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

NAR member currently volunteering:
Ruth Salvador, wrsalvador818@yahoo.com

Bread of Life Food Pantry, Etna, PA

A Ministry of Calvert Memorial Presbyterian Church
94 Locust Street, Etna, PA 15223 412.781.3056

NAR member currently volunteering:
Howard Moser, moserh2@gmail.com

Children's Home of Pittsburgh and Lemieux Family Center

5324 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

NAR member currently volunteering:
Patricia Martinetti, martinetti_patricia@yahoo.com

Cranberry Township Historical Society

Volunteer as a docent for one-room school houses

NAR members currently volunteering:
Joyce Owens, joyceowens@zoominternet.net
Peg Grinager, 724-779-9865

Cranberry Township Public Library

2525 Rochester Road
Cranberry Township, PA 16066-6499

NAR member currently volunteering:
Ed Sarver, esarv@zoominternet.net

Family Hospice and Palliative Care


Resale shop – Family Heirlooms.
All proceeds benefit hospice patient care

NAR member currently volunteering:
Ray Winter 412-734-5994

Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

NAR member currently volunteering:
Peg Grinager 724-779-9865

Meals On Wheels

West View
Meals On Wheels
100 Bellevue Avenue
West View PA 15229-1706

Lutheran Service Society
440 Lincoln Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202

NAR members currently volunteering:
Ruth Salvador, wrsalvador818@yahoo.com
Dick Krotzer

North Country Meals on Wheels
Rte 910
Crossroads Presbyterian Church
3281 Wexford Road
Gibsonia PA 15044

Contact Betty Anderson, 724-935-9483

North Allegheny Schools


Recently the PA legislature passed a new law restricting North Allegheny volunteers to those who have passed certain background checks.

By doing this, restrictions have been placed on classroom volunteers, field trip sponsors, sports teams/club sponsors, and substitute employees. These clearances are valid for 5 years and then must be renewed, unless the PA legislature proposes other qualifications.

North Hills Community Outreach

1975 Ferguson Road, Allison Park, PA 15101

NHCO actively seeks volunteers:
not only for its food bank services but also for the many other services it provides.

Each year NAR sponsors a donation drive among members to help the North Hills Community Outreach and its Food Bank program.

Providence Plantation Foundation

300 Textor Hill Road, Evans City, PA 16033

Providence Plantation Foundation is a center for historical education and living history presentations on the 18th Century Frontier.

NAR member currently volunteering:
Joyce Owens, joyceowens@zoominternet.net

Therapy Dogs Intl. - Tail Waggin' Tutoring


The main objective of this program is to provide a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere, which allows students to practice the skill of reading. Read more…

NAR member currently volunteering:
Ruth Salvador, wrsalvador818@yahoo.com

UPMC Cranberry Place - Nursing Home

5 Saint Francis Way
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Various volunteer opportunities
Contact the Social Activities Director, Cassie, at 724-772-5350.

UPMC Passavant Hospital

Volunteer Services at UPMC Passavant
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

UPMC Passavant is looking for volunteers who desire to be of service, have compassionate hearts, and who will support us in carrying on our mission of compassionate care for the sick and suffering.

NAR member currently volunteering:
Jean Eckert volunteers in medical records, jveckert@consolidated.net