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How To Find A Volunteering Opportunity

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Once you decide on the type of volunteer work you would like to do, and where you might want to do it, you are ready to look for a volunteer position.

Start by checking with your local or national disease specific nonprofit organization or other local agencies. 

AARP has created "Create The Good" where volunteers and nonprofits can connect on line. See: offsite link

You can also easily find volunteer ads on the Internet. Some good places to start your online search are the following sites which match people to need by zip code, type and area of interest:

AARP's Connect The Good Network offsite link connects people with local volunteer opportunities for organizations. 

Many cities have a municipal office for volunteers that can help guide you to the right organization.

For advice on finding virtual volunteering opportunities, see: offsite link

If you have additional sites people should know about, please e mail Survivorship A to Z.

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