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Volunteer Opportunities From Create The Good

  • Family Advocate Volunteers

    Columbus, OH | Ongoing

    Volunteers needed! Those with knowledge of the local (Franklin County) mental health system can use their past experiences as a family member, loved one or treatment professional to give hope,... Read More »

  • Ohio SMP Volunteer Peer Educator

    OH | Ongoing

    Ohio SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) peer educators teach older adults how to stay safe from Medicare fraud and identity theft . They provide this critical information through presentations and/or... Read More »

  • Mental Health Caring Connection Call

    Columbus, OH | Ongoing

    Assist with the continuity of care of patients recently discharged from TVBH with a high-risk safety plan that includes risks of suicide. You will provide aftercare support to these individuals with... Read More »

  • Volunteer Driver

    OH | Ongoing

    Volunteering with Meals On Wheels of Northeast Ohio takes a small amount of time, but makes a big difference in the lives of our homebound neighbors. Every weekday, volunteer... Read More »

These volunteer listings are provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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