At Medical Mutual we strive to embody a culture of service. As a company dedicated to our Ohio customers and employers, we have a responsibility to support the local communities where we live and work. When businesses help those in need, we strengthen our community.
In 2018 alone, our employees spent more than 5,800 hours volunteering. Join us in our commitment to service.
Featured Volunteer Opportunities
Medical Mutual will feature three of our valued nonprofit partners every month for our employees and the community-at-large. We want to make it easy to find meaningful volunteer opportunities and encourage your friends and family to join you. Please take this opportunity to learn more about the organizations below and then view opportunities to see how you can lend a helping hand.
Giving Tuesday 2019
Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter provides humane canine care and control, reunites lost pets and owners and ensures the safety and welfare of the community and animals through appropriate law enforcement and education.
Volunteer and care for the homeless animals at the shelter by becoming a dog walker. Help the dogs become more socialized, become better walkers, and ultimately provide love and companionship before finding their future homes.
Cleveland Kids Book Bank works to foster improved literacy and a love of reading by providing free books to children in need
Impact the community by helping provide books to low-income families. Re-stock the book-sharing kiosks called little free libraries throughout Cleveland neighborhoods, help sort books so that they may be placed in the hands of children that need them, or help deliver a box of books to the Kids Book Bank’s partner organizations.
Our Lady of the Wayside enriches the lives of individuals who have mental retardation and developmental disabilities. We provide individuals and their families pathways to healthy and productive personal growth through professional care and guidance.
Service those individuals with developmental disabilities through different volunteer opportunities.
The City Mission provides help and hope to all people through the transforming power of God’s love.
Help provide opportunities for at-risk, in crisis, or incarcerated individuals so that they may live self-sufficient lives of faith, productivity, and excellence. Volunteer through multiple different avenues including front desk support, after school help, meal provider, fun leader, or library services.
United Way of Greater Cleveland is a leader in addressing health and human service needs through convening partnerships, funding programs, generating resources and advocating for public policy to support our community’s priorities.
Join the community to give, advocate and volunteer to advance education, income and health to create a better Greater Cleveland.
Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association (NCA) was founded in 1963 as the first organization in the United States to support the work of neighborhood centers. NCA supports and strengthens the capacity of community-based organizations to provide human services and education for children, families and seniors; and to advocate for the social, economic and political well-being of Greater Clevelanders
The Arc of Greater Cleveland empowers persons affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities through advocacy, education and the promotion of activities that improve quality of life.
Impact the lives of those affected by debilitates by volunteering as an office assistant or by becoming a school age advocate.
Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter provides humane canine care and control, reunite lost pets and owners and ensure the safety and welfare of the community and animals through appropriate law enforcement and education
Make an impact in a dog’s life by becoming a dog walker. Help the dogs become more socialized and provide them love and companionship before they find their forever home.
Youth Unlimited Opportunities helps thousands of youth in Cuyahoga County. Y.O.U. empowers youth to succeed in school, in the workplace, and in life. Y.O.U. is a youth workforce development non-profit organization based in Cleveland, Ohio that provides workforce preparation, job placement, and youth development programs to youth ages 14-19 who come from families at or below poverty and live in Cuyahoga County.
Impact young adults by helping them create a resume, assisting students in developing a business plan, or being a guest speaker to a class of students.
Greater Cleveland Food Bank is the largest hunger relief organization in Northeast Ohio, having made possible over 55 million meals in 2017 to hungry people in Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Ashland and Richland counties. The Food Bank’s mission is to ensure that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.
Impact a life by volunteering to repackage incoming donations or prepare hot meals and bagged lunches that are distributed at hot meal sites and youth centers.
Cuyahoga Division of Children & Family Services’s mission is to assure that children at risk of abuse and neglect are protected and nurtured within a family and with the support of the community. We value safety, permanency and well-being of children, urgency, family connections, youth voice, strong partnerships, inclusion, and respect for each other.
Make a child’s holiday bright and merry through volunteering to set-up various stations for the holiday program and then help with clean-up after the event ends. Provide support to young adults who leave foster care by becoming a young adult mentor to show that they are supported and cared for.
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank is a nonprofit organization with a vision of a thriving community free of hunger. This year, 1 in 7 people in Northeast Ohio will face hunger, and the Foodbank will be there to help. The Foodbank is the souce of emergency food for nearly 500 food pantries, hot meal sites, shelters and other hunger-relief programs that directly serve individuals and families in Carroll, Holmes, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas and Wayne Counties.
Opportunities are available for individuals looking to volunteer throughout the year. Join the Foodbank’s CORE Young Professionals Group or visit their website to see daily volunteer projects.
FrontLine Service provides mental health and supportive services to more than 30,000 adults and children each year. FrontLine Service administers services to some of the most vulnerable members of our community: homeless, severely mentally disabled, those in psychiatric crisis, and adults and children who have been traumatized by violence in their home or community.
Provide support by assisting the Intake & Assessment staff with individual and family needs, or provide online emotional support to individuals depressed or in despair.
Jewish Family Services Association of Cleveland serves to strengthen families and individuals in both the Jewish and general communities in Northeast Ohio. Guided by traditional Jewish values of communal responsibility and social justice, JFSA is committed to enhancing every individual’s ability to thrive in our community.
Choose from a variety of volunteer opportunities available for those looking to strengthen the community and families. Participate in done in a day projects, weekday volunteer needs, visit residential homes, or be a buddy for a Horvitz YouthAbility Ambassador.
Prayers from Maria Foundation funds global research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for the deadliest childhood brain tumors known as gliomas; raising public awareness about gliomas and bringing hope to children and their families who deal with the hardships of this disease.
Share awareness and sell merchandise at Maria’s Field of Hope sunflower field this fall or set-up, clean-up, and bartend at the Sunflower Wine Festival in July.
Providence House protects at-risk children and supports families through crisis, strengthening communities to end child abuse and neglect. Providence House depends upon their volunteers to support the children, events, and an array of projects and services throughout the year.
Make a difference in a child’s life by providing support to the childcare staff through direct work with the children. Learn about the organization and the services offered by volunteering for a done-in-a-day, campus project with co-workers and friends.
Society for Handicapped Citizens of Medina provides services to individuals with disabilities and their families since 1953. The agency provides an array of services with an emphasis on helping individuals with disabilities maximize their full potential as members of the community.
Touch the lives of those individuals with disabilities in a variety of ways. Volunteer to improve the landscape, participate in summer camp outings, help with the Night in Paradise Fundraiser, or lend a hand with day-to-day activities. Volunteers in different areas are constantly needed and always appreciated.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland provides children facing adversity a strong and enduring, professionally supported, one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Touch the lives of children facing adversity by providing in school mentoring and support for elementary school children.
The First Tee of Cleveland positively impacts the lives of young people ages 8-18 by providing educational programs that promote strong character development, instill life-enhancing values, and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.
Make a difference in the lives of children by volunteering to be a youth golf coach and mentor. Impact these children to become the very best they can be by instilling positive characteristic traits, including honesty, integrity, and respect.
Western Reserve Land Conservancy provides people of the region with essential natural assets through land conservation and restoration.
Explore different volunteer opportunities to clean the environment. Learn to plant, care, and maintain trees. Participate in a day of cleaning trails and removing invasive species. Enjoy lunch, guest speakers and a hike while you clean. Experience a unique way of cleaning the rivers by collecting unwanted waste while canoeing or kayaking.
Adoption Network Cleveland connects and empowers individuals, organizations, and communities impacted by adoption and foster care, and to provide a source of healing for those in need.
Touch the lives of those individuals going through the adoption process. Assist in a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Provide childcare for caregivers attending support groups, become a mentor, or join the silent auction committee for their upcoming fundraiser.
National MS Society: Buckeye Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in 64 Ohio counties and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.
Choose form multiple volunteer activities including one of the annual MS walks in Ohio. Volunteer opportunities for “Walk MS” range from event photographers, to committee members, and a wide variety of event day activities.
Diversity Center is dedicated to eliminating bias, bigotry, and racism.
Volunteer for the 17th Annual Walk, Rock & Roll. This family-friendly community event features a 1 & 3-mile walk, a chip-timed 5K run, as well as free food, live entertainment, kids’ activities, Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream, and more! Volunteer to help with various event day duties.
Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities supports and empowers people with developmental disabilities to live, learn, work and play in the community.
People with developmental disabilities enjoy a wide variety of activities and transportation can be a barrier to getting out and having fun. Provide a ride and companionship to individuals once a month for 2-3 hours. Choose an individual based on the activities you enjoy.
The City Mission is a holistic ministry that exists to serve men, women, and children at their point of crisis by progressing them towards stability, employment, and independent housing. This dynamic ministry provides essential community services such as adult education, vocational training, job readiness training, mental health counseling, youth programming, re-entry, Spiritual direction and much more.
Lend a hand to those in crisis. Provide and prep meals, assist children with homework or sort and distribute donated clothing.
Hospice of the Western Reserve provides palliative end-of-life care, caregiver support, and bereavement services throughout Northern Ohio. Care is provided regardless of an individuals ability to pay.
Provide comfort to someone as part of their end-of-life care. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available which include providing haircuts, visiting with your therapy pet and leading a group volunteer project.