Service Opportunity Agencies

Northeast and central Pennsylvania are home to hundreds of nonprofit organizations that aid the health and wellness of our communities. Most nonprofit organizations welcome student volunteers for various projects and programs throughout the year. The following is a partial list of organizations in our local communities that welcome Geisinger Commonwealth student volunteers.

  • American Cancer Society – Wilkes-Barre
  • Better Tomorrows at Village Park Apartments
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Boys and Girls Club of NEPA
  • Camp Victory
  • Care and Concern Clinic
  • Friends of the Poor
  • Geisinger CMC (hospital elder life program)
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley (cuddling infants)
  • Gino J. Merli Veteran’s Center
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Jewish Community Center
  • Lackawanna Blind Association
  • Lackawanna County Children’s Library
  • Lackawanna County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)
  • Meals on Wheels of NEPA
  • NeighborWorks NEPA
  • Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA
  • Women’s Resource Center

For additional information on nonprofit organizations in our area that offer service opportunities, please contact Debra Tierney, administrative assistant and community service assistant to the vice president of community engagement.