Opportunities March/April 2020

Citizen Action


We’re looking for individuals to work with us on our “Move Forward Elmira” Poverty Stoplight initiative. Help facilitate surveys using a Samsung tablet in the City of Elmira. Training is provided. This allows for great flexibility in your schedule and is very rewarding. Call Carol at 607-734-4453 ext. 215 for information. Enrolled


We are looking for volunteers to join our Advisory Committee. Meetings are held quarterly for one hour and you can help guide our program. We recently welcomed three new members to our Advisory Committee. Call Carol at 734.4453, ext. 215 for information. Enrolled

Staying Healthy


You, your family or your religious group can help individuals remain living independently in their own home as long as possible. Educate them about the services available in Chemung County. Call us at 734-4453 Ext. 216. SOS is also the connection between those needing an access ramp and the volunteers who build them. Enrolled and Affiliated

Opportunities for Affiliated Volunteers     

Task Location

Drivers and kitchen help

Meals on Whels

Docents, welcome desk and administrative duties 

John W. Jones Museum

Adopt-a-shelf, genealogy, cleaning and more

Steele Memorial Library

Maintenance help, docents

National Soaring Museum

Several volunteer opportunities

Tanglewood Nature Center

Transporting, serving, teaching and helping

Arnot Ogden Medical Center

Board Members 

Community Dispute Resolution

If any of these exciting and challenging opportunities interests you, contact CVAC at (607) 734-4453. CVAC is a civic engagement program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Last updated March 10, 2020