Ely is a community with a long history of volunteerism. With our large number of non profits and arts organizations, there is always a place to share your talents. If working backstage for a community musical or tutoring at the school excites you, the opportunities are there. If volunteering at a hospice or an assisted living gives you a great feeling of being needed, you are welcome and appreciated. Working to help kids in the schools with homework or sampling water quality in the areas lakes, serving on the board of directors for a local non profit, sharing your skills in the arts or drama, volunteering at the hospital, or seeing where you might be needed at the International Wolf Center or the Great American Bear Center, it is all here for you.

Volunteering is a great way to make new friends and see the day-to-day activities of community groups. Many volunteering experiences can lead to employment opportunities.

If you want share your current skills or learn new ones, volunteering is a great way to achieve your goals. And Ely can make it happen in so many ways.