Youth Volunteer Opportunities
There are many ways young people in the Las Vegas area can get involved in their community. Listed below are a number of organizations that welcome and encourage volunteers and youth support.
Assistance League of Las Vegas
The Assistance League of Las Vegas has been dedicated to effectively finding and fulfilling the needs of the Las Vegas community for more than 30 years. www.allv.org
6446 West Charleston Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 870-2002
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada (BBBSN)
Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBSN) is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. For more than a century, BBBSN has developed positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impression on the lives of young people. BBBSN mentors children, ages 6 through 18, and helps children reach their potential through profession support and one-to-one relationships with mentors.
4065 East Post Road Las Vegas, NV 89120 (702) 731-2227 bbbs.org
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
Catholic Charities is one of the largest nonprofit social service providers in the state and offers the most comprehensive range of human services. These diverse programs are designed to help people of all ages, regardless of race, religion or creed.
Since 1941, the Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has provided social services programs for infants, children, families, seniors, the city’s homeless, people interested in adoption, and even refugees in need of resettlement.
1501 North Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 385-2662 catholiccaharities.com
Civitan Las Vegas
Civitan is a worldwide, all-volunteer, nonprofit service organization providing members an organized way of satisfying community needs through hands-on service. The organization focuses on helping developmentally and physically disabled individuals, organizations and families in need. www.civitan.org
Nevada Child Seekers
The organization’s mission is to advocate for and engage in prevention, identification and location efforts on behalf of missing and exploited children. The community’s support enables them to help families searching for missing children and to offer abduction and exploitation prevention education for children and families.
2880 East Flamingo Road, Suite D Las Vegas, NV 89121 (702) 458-7009 nevadachildseekers.org
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC)
The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Greater Las Vegas creates and supports programs that directly improve the health, education and well-being of children in our community.
It is the cornerstone program of RMHC, and provides temporary housing for families who travel to Las Vegas to receive critical medical treatment for their children.
2323 Potosi Street Las Vegas, NV 89146 (702) 252-4663 rmhlv.com
United Way of Southern Nevada
The United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. In Southern Nevada, the United Way’s vision includes enabling children to enter school developmentally on track in the areas of literacy, social, emotional and intellectual skills. They also assist individuals and families to increase their income, build savings, and sustain assets. All efforts help ensure that every family has accessible, continuous, culturally competent healthcare and that children are healthy upon entering school. www.uwsn.org
1660 East Flamingo Road Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 734-2273 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers of America
The Las Vegas office of Volunteers of America operates the “Cars Helping People” program. The vehicle donation charity program organized by CarsHelpingPeople.org is used to raise money for a variety of outreach programs. By donating a used car to Volunteers of America through Cars Helping People you are helping us fund services for the elderly, children and disadvantaged adults.
5895 Boulder Highway Las Vegas, NV 89122 (702) 293-3301
Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada
The Volunteer Center of Southern Nevada (VCSN) is a program of United Way of Southern Nevada and provides resources for individuals, families, teams and corporate groups to join and engage in meaningful volunteer opportunities throughout Southern Nevada. VCSN promotes volunteerism and getting people involved in their communities with partnerships from organizations. From motivating children to discover and learn, to serving hot meals to low income families, residents of Southern Nevada are responding to critical needs.
1660 East Flamingo Road Las Vegas, NV 89119 (702) 892-2321 volunteercentersn.org