The Hot List

These opportunities are organized by local communities. They are not organized by the Public Service Center. The PSC does not in any way exercise any control or authority with respect to these events. Should you have any questions or concerns about a volunteer opportunity, you should contact the individual/organization directly and independently research the event. The Public Service Center does not assume any liability resulting from your participation in the event. Your decision to participate as a volunteer is made of your own free will.

During the COVID-19 health crisis, we will do our best to keep this page up-to-date. If you have a volunteer need please send complete this form or send a detailed email to

Please note that you should contact the individuals that are listed directly in each listing if you are interested in volunteering.

Virtual volunteering opportunities Food Insecurity Supporting Seniors Additional Volunteer OpportunitiesMasks, etc. Opportunities Outside of Ithaca

Community Resources and Information

Mutual Aid Tompkins County Resource Site

Covid-19 Support Document

Cayuga Health System - How to Help Site

WNY Council for Ocupational Safety & Health COVID-19 Worker Benefits Guideboo


Cayuga Medical Center Hours Change

Starting Monday, March 30th, Urgent Care Centers in both Ithaca and Cortland will have adjusted hours.

New Hours: 8:00am-8:00pm.

Outpatient Laboratory at the Cortland location hour are adjusted
Monday-Friday: 7:30am-3:30pm
Saturday: 7:30am-12:00pm


Crisisline is Open

Counselors are waiting for your call.

1-800-273-TALK or 607-272-1616


COVID-19 Response Fund Launched for Gifts to be Used to Support Essential Nonprofit Services

Community Foundation supports the many and varied ongoing local efforts in the nonprofit sector to address challenges brought forth by COVID-19. We are engaging in collaborative efforts with other local funders to deliver a coordinated philanthropic response.

Our COVID-19 Response Fund will provide flexible resources to basic needs nonprofit organizations in our region working with our communities to address how they and their participants are impacted by this crisis.

This fund was not created to be the only vehicle resourcing critical community activities during this outbreak. Requests to Community Foundation will be shared with other local funders. Together our local philanthropic community is meeting regularly to facilitate getting more targeted resources into the community where they are needed most.