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Top Volunteer Opportunities in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated on March 3, 2014
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Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back to the community. If you live in Las Vegas, Nevada and are looking to volunteer, here is a list of three non-profit organizations.

1. Three Square

The food distribution organization offers volunteer opportunities to individuals looking for a hands-on approach at combating hunger locally and across the Nation.

Type of Volunteer Work

Many volunteer opportunities include sorting repacking food at the Three Square Food Bank, assembling bags for weekend food for children and the BackPack for Kids Program.

You can package fresh and nutritious meals for children in after school programs and during the summer months for the Kids Caf and Summer Food Service Program also helping out at special events.

How to Become a Volunteer

You will have to fill out an application form on their website and once your application is received you will get a email confirmation and you will be contacted by the volunteer department to set up your orientation.

Besides the website you can also find out more information or any questions you have that need answering about the opportunity can be directed to the Volunteer Department at volunteers@threesquare.org. Or you can call 702-644-3663 with extension 355 or 323.

Visit the Three Square website.

2. Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas

The organization works to revitalize and stabilize neighborhoods in the community to build homes and settle families with a low income.

How to Become a Volunteer

To help out families in need you can visit the Habitat for Humanity website and register through their online application.

You will be sent a confirmation email with the list of different volunteer opportunities that are currently available. When you find something that interests you then you can email them at info@habitatlasvegas.org.

Visit the Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas website.

3. Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA)

The NSPCA aids in finding abandoned animals a home with a no-kill animal sanctuary promoting humane education and referrals for low cost spay/neuter and vaccination services.

Type of Volunteer Work

New volunteers will likely to begin with projects outside of the facility like sewing scarves for the animals' website portraits, making quilts, beds and organizing donation drives and more.

In the long term typical volunteer duties include brushing cats, grooming and bathing dogs, assisting at adoption events and table community events. As well as socializing animals, walking dogs, improving the sanctuary and helping to clean the animal habitats.

How to Become a Volunteer

You will have to complete the volunteer application form and provide a proof of Tetanus shot at the Nevada SPCA and a volunteer coordinator will contact you with more information.

You must be at 18 years old and be willing to make a 6 month commitment with at least 6 hours of volunteer service a month.

Visit the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) website.

More Information

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