Volunteer Opportunities

Come VOLUNTEER with us! 

LifePath utilizes volunteers daily, and many of our programs depend on volunteer efforts. Our Agency finds great joy in the dedication our volunteers have put forth and would welcome the ability to share the experience with you!

Anyone interested in volunteering will need to complete a volunteer application which is required for all positions. Volunteer placement will be determined by LifePath staff based on need and eligibility.

You may also contact our Director of Community Programs and Volunteer Services, Victor Stanton at volunteers@lifepathny.org or 518-465-3322 to have an application mailed to you.

Completed applications should be emailed to volunteers@lifepathny.org • faxed to 518-465-6188 • mailed: 28 Colvin Ave., Suite 2 | Albany, NY 12206



Support our team by providing basic administrative skills, which may include helping with filing, assembling mailings, and/or entering data into the computer.

Time Commitment/Hours: Flexible.  Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm.
Location: Albany County

Blog Writers / Social Media Contributors

Be part of the creative content volunteer team who helps to create professionally-written content for newsletters, social media feeds, websites and more.

Time Commitment/Hours: Flexible.
Location: From home or LifePath office

Community Dining

Volunteer at one of our community dining locations by being a host/hostess, kitchen support staff, or serving our diners.

Time Commitment / Hours: Minimum of 1 hour.  Hours vary based on location, traditionally Monday – Friday during Lunch and/or Dinner.
Location: Albany, Berne, Cohoes, New Scotland and Watervliet (address of locations)

Events / Fundraisers

Large fundraisers can be complex with many moving parts!  Pre, Day of, and Post-Event help is always welcome.  Tasks may include auction procurement, invitation mailing, event registration, live/silent auction support, clean-up, and event follow-up.
Click here to view our Events / Fundraisers

Time Commitment/Hours: Based on the event.  Call for more information.
Location: Albany County and Saratoga Springs, NY

Senior Centers

Our Senior Center provides various activities and services for older adults in Albany County. Volunteers assist with answering phones, clerical support, greeting guests, leading activities and helping with the upkeep of the Center.

Time Commitment/Hours:  Flexible.  The Center’s hours vary by location, generally Monday – Friday, 9 am – 2 pm.
Location: Albany, Cohoes, and Watervliet (click here for specific locations)

Meals on Wheels Drivers

Assist our team in delivering meals to our homebound neighbors while providing a well-check on the recipient.

Time Commitment / Hours: 2-3 hours required for meal delivery, Monday – Friday 9:30am –  12:30pm.  An additional hour (8:30 am) could also be available for assistance with meal packing.
Location: Meals on Wheels Kitchen, Capital South Campus Center
20 Warren Street, Albany, NY 12202

Social Adult Day Programs

Between our two Adult Day Programs, a volunteer can provide various services.  Volunteers lead or co-lead activities that range from exercise classes, dance, crafts, bingo, sport, music, stories, scrapbooking, and more!  Volunteers also assist with serving nutritious meals.

Time Commitment/Hours: Flexible. Monday – Friday during the hours of 10 am – 3 pm

  • Cohoes Companions – Cohoes Senior Center, 10 Cayuga Plaza, Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Newgate – 28 Colvin Ave., First Floor, Albany, NY 12206

Telephone Reassurance – coming soon!

This program is designed to help older adults remain independent in their homes for as long as possible by providing friendly, reassuring telephone calls.

Time Commitment/Hours: Flexible.  Weekly 15-minute (minimum) phone call.
Location: From home or LifePath office