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2023 Volunteer Opportunities


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Volunteers 2023

Orange Community Education & Recreation has a variety of unpaid volunteer opportunities available for teens and adults of all ages. Whether volunteering to assist with summer camp, senior center activities or special events like Trunk or Treat, you'll have the opportunity to share your talents and gain valuable experience.

Here is a short list of some of the amazing benefits you’ll receive!

  • Gain confidence. Volunteering can help you gain confidence by giving you the chance to try something new and build a real sense of achievement.
  • Make a difference. Volunteering can have a real and valuable positive effect on people, communities and society in general.
  • Meet people and make friends. Volunteering can help you socialize and make new connections. 
  • Be part of your community. Volunteering can help you feel part of something outside your friends and family.
  • Help others. Volunteering can help you make a real difference in the lives of others. 
  • Learn new skills. Volunteering can help you learn new skills, gain experience and sometimes even qualifications.
  • Take on a challenge. Through volunteering you can challenge yourself to try something different, achieve personal goals, practice using your skills and discover hidden talents.
  • Have fun! Most volunteers have a great time, regardless of why they do it. 


See below to learn a little more about each of our volunteer opportunities:

  • Adaptive Recreation Volunteer- This rewarding experience allows you to work one on one with children or adults with special needs. Available year-round, various days/times. 
  • Lions Club Volunteer- Love kids? Volunteer your time after school to play games, assist with homework, play outside and do fun projects with Kindergarten - 5th graders. Available afternoons M - F during the school year.
  • Book Buddies Volunteer- For Orange High School students only. Work with our youngest preschool crew to help them learn letter sounds/names, reading comprehension, rhyming and more! Available afternoons during the school year.
  • Broadway Buddies Volunteer- Share your love of the theatre with our "stars" in our award winning adaptive theatre program. Available year-round, various days/times. 
  • Coach- Lead our young athletes in your favorite sport/s to develop skills, confidence, and teamwork throughout a season. Available afternoons and weekends year-round. 
  • Recreation Specialist Assistant- Assist our talented afterschool/weekend instructors in implementing a variety of fun sports, theatre, art, academic, or recreational activities. Available afternoons and weekends during the school year.
  • OCER Commission Member- For those interested in serving as an appointed community member that advocates, promotes and gives feedback to OCER. Available as positions become vacant- meetings are once a month in the evening, year-round.
  • Orange Early Childhood Parent Volunteer- For families with children enrolled in Orange Early Childhood. Everything from chaperoning field trips to planning events or assisting in the classroom. Available during the school year. 
  • Scorekeeper/Referee- This valuable volunteer helps us keep games for youth sports running smoothly. Available year-round, various days/times. 
  • Safety Town Volunteer- Help incoming Kindergarteners learn the basics of safety during an exciting one week program offered each summer. 
  • Event Volunteer- Love to mix and mingle in the community? Have a knack for planning? Join us to carry out some amazing events for our community. Available year-round, various days/times. 
  • Parent Production Team- The backbone of our Stagecrafters production- help our crew with anything from hair and make-up to donations and cast parties. Available twice a year during the weeks of Theatre Production.
  • Summer Camp Volunteer- Help create fantastic memories for a new generation! Assist our staff with various camp activities, including crafts, swimming, sports, theatre, art and more. Available weekdays during the summer. 
  • Ski Club Volunteer- Love to ski and work with kids? Ski Club Volunteers assist us with keeping everyone safe and having fun! Available evenings/weekends during ski season. 

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23ORV001- Adaptive Recreation Volunteer
Min Age   16 yr.
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$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Jan 4 - Dec 23
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  No Class Jan 8, Jan 16, Feb 17, Feb 20, Mar 27-Mar 31, Apr 7-Apr 10, May 29, Jun 19, Jul 4, Sep 2-Sep 4, Sep 15-Sep 17, Sep 24-Sep 25 & Nov 22-Nov 26
Enroll
Now
Already started
23ORV002- Lions Club Volunteer Winter/Spring
Grades   10th - 12th
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Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Moreland Hills Elementary School
Jan 4 - May 31
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  No Class Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 27-Mar 31, Apr 7, Apr 10 & May 29
Enroll
Now
Already started
23ORV004- Broadway Buddies Volunteer
Min Age   13 yr.
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
23ORV008- OCER Commission Member
Min Age   18 yr.
Su
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Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Commission Member
Pepper Pike Learning Center
Jan 10 - Dec 12
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Enroll
Now
Already started
23ORV016- Parent Production Team- Joseph
Min Age   18 yr.
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
23ORV006- Recreation Specialist Assistant
Grades   10th - 12th
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Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Aug 22 - May 31
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  No Class Sep 5, Sep 26, Oct 5, Nov 23-Nov 25, Dec 19-Dec 23, Dec 26-Dec 30, Jan 2-Jan 3, Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 27-Mar 31, Apr 7, Apr 10 & May 29
Online registration is over
23ORV009- Orange Early Childhood Parent Volunteer
Min Age   18 yr.
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Tu
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Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Pepper Pike Learning Center
Aug 22 - May 31
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  No Class Sep 5, Sep 26, Oct 5, Nov 23-Nov 25, Dec 19-Dec 23, Dec 26-Dec 30, Jan 2-Jan 3, Jan 16, Feb 20, Mar 27-Mar 31, Apr 7, Apr 10 & May 29
Online registration is over
23ORV013- Safety Town Volunteer
Min Age   14 yr.
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Tu
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Sa
Betsy Ploenzke
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Pepper Pike Learning Center
Jul 5 - Jul 7
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Registration begins
Mar. 1st at 9:00 AM
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Now
23ORV017- Summer Camp Volunteer Early Childhood
Min Age   14 yr.
Su
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Tu
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Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Jun 12 - Aug 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  No Class Jun 19 & Jul 3-Jul 7
Registration begins
Mar. 1st at 12:00 PM
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Now
23ORV017- Summer Camp Volunteer Lions Camp
Grades   9th - 10th
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Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Jun 12 - Aug 4
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  No Class Jun 19 & Jul 4
Registration begins
Mar. 1st at 12:00 PM
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Now
23ORV017- Summer Camp Volunteer Stagecrafters
Min Age   14 yr.
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Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Jun 20 - Jul 28
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  No Class Jul 4
Registration begins
Mar. 1st at 12:00 PM
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Now
23ORV017- Summer Camp Volunteer Youth Sports
Grades   9th - 10th
Su
M
Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Orange Community Education & Recreation
Jun 12 - Jul 28
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  No Class Jun 19 & Jul 4
Registration begins
Mar. 1st at 12:00 PM
Enroll
Now
23ORV018- Ski Club Volunteer
Min Age   18 yr.
Su
M
Tu
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Th
F
Sa
 
$ 0.00
Volunteer
Boston Mills Ski Resort
Jan 13 - Feb 10
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Online registration is over