Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity that allows you to work with individuals who have developmental disabilities? Maybe you have the desire to help or talents that could be put to good use? Find out about some of the volunteer opportunities available near you.

Occasionally, people contact Summit DD to find volunteer opportunities. Whether it’s your passion or a school curriculum, it’s definitely a great way for people to support fellow citizens and get to know someone new while you’re at it.

Luckily, we live in a county with many wonderful organizations and disability providers. This opens up a variety of options for volunteering. Opportunities can range from assisting individuals and staff at center-based Day Programs, to helping out with sports or theater activities on evenings or weekends. Providers are looking for all different types of skills and interests, so there’s sure to be one that’s right for you.

Below is a list of a few volunteer program opportunities available through some of our partners.

Akron Rotary CampAmanda Warner330-644-4512, ext 32054460 Rex Lake Dr.
Akron OH 44319
The ArcKaren Joliet234-571-56892717 S Arlington, Suite E,
Akron, OH 44312
Ardmore Inc.Yvette Diaz330-535-2601, ext 310981 E. Market St.
Akron OH 44305
Bridges Rehabilitation ServicesNohely Gonzalez234-334-49432196 E. Market St.
Akron, Oh 44312
Echoing HillsLaurie MillerBrian Millard330-844-7789 (Laurie)330-324-3541 (Brian)2393 Locust St. S,
Canal Fulton OH 44614
Family Disability ServicesBrandon Hixenbaugh419-618-9031Volunteer opportunities:
Silo Art Studio
431 4th St. NW,
Canton, OH 44702
5171 Knight Rd. NW
Malvern, OH 44644
Freeman ResidentialLeon Gerig330-899-9044 (office)3570 Executive Dr. Suite 106,
Uniontown OH 44685
Hattie LarlhamLauri Molnar330-760-3393Various
House of AgapeRachelle Cobb234-466-7662 (office)330-990-5497 (cell)278 S Cleveland Massillon Rd.,
Fairlawn OH 44333
INPELKera Walker330-634-9940 (office)Volunteer opportunities:
868 Home Avenue,
Akron, OH 443102603 Arlington Rd.,
Akron, OH 44319
Our Lady of the WaysideGina O’Shea440-934-9621Volunteer opportunities include:
· Cleveland’s Finest
· Grapes and Ale
· Cleveland Legends Game
· Run 4 the Wayside
· Champions in the Community
SandiCareAmber Clark330-888-87371484 Medina Rd. Unit 116,
Medina OH 44256
Special OlympicsPam Davis330-204-47892300 Call Rd.Stow, 44224
United Disability ServicesJayme Romanchuk 330-762-9755, ext 253701 S. Main St., Akron OH 44311

To see a full listing of agency partners, please check out our annual report. There, you can find the names of hundreds of organizations right here in Summit County who may be looking for someone just like you. Go ahead and reach out. It might just be the perfect match for both of you!


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