VOLUNTEER at the Community Help Centre

Help at CHC


Call 814-234-8222 to talk to a volunteer services coordinator about your tax filing needs.

International students should contact Penn State’s International Hospitality Council for help filing their taxes.

Email leannel@communityhelpcentre.com and discover how to make a difference in our community. Get information about volunteer opportunities right here at CHC as well as throughout Centre County.

Before your appointment, consider why you want to volunteer, how much time you have to donate, what issues you want to address, and what populations of people you want to work with. Also, check our FAQs to find answers to your questions about volunteering in Centre County.

Do you want to help right away to address a pressing need? Check out our list of time-sensitive opportunities. Sometimes agencies or community members need help with one-time and short-term tasks… and they could use it right away!

Our SUPER Volunteers in the Homecoming Parade

Our SUPER Volunteers in the Homecoming Parade

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Our current store hours are:

Monday 11 am to 7 pm
Tuesday 11 am to 8 pm
Wednesday 11 am to 8 pm
Thursday 12 pm to 8 pm
Friday 11 am to 7pm

Hours vary on a semester by semester basis.
All proceeds benefit Community Help Centre' direct service programs.

  • Group volunteering for sorting and laundering is always an option!
  • If you want to staff the shop, we ask that you commit to a regular, weekly shift (we will provide back up if you are ill or out of town).
  • While staffing the shop, you will often work alone, although a hot line volunteer will be in the office while you are on duty.
  • Contact Gayle Beese @ GayleB@communityhelpcentre.com, or 814-237-0032.