Global Day of Service – How Can I Help?


How Can I Help?

Service is not always about direct action—it can be providing free professional, creative and organizational services which can have an equally profound effect on the programs and causes that need your help. Basically, when you engage in an unpaid activity intended to benefit others, that is service.

Here are just a few examples of activities…


  • Mentoring


Occupational therapy helps remove barriers to learning and focuses on each person’s skills
  • Activity Days for Underserved Children
Focusing on creativity and activity helps promote development
  • CarFit Event
Occupational Therapy help aging adults maintain safe community mobility
  • Safety Checks for those Aging in Place
Occupational Therapy helps people stay in their homes by enhancing safety


  • Academic Tutoring
  • Drug and Alcohol Awareness
  • Literacy Organizations


  • Neighborhood Clean-ups
Clean environment helps promote activities in the community that people want and need to do
  • Playground Repairs


Safe playground helps promote a child’s play
  • Sustainability through Recycling, Creating Gardens, & Starting Composting        
Sustainability activities help promote activities in the community that people want and need to do


  • Donating Blood
  • Fundraising Walks
  • Companionship (To a person with Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, MS, HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s, and other conditions that limit community participation)

Human Rights

  • Domestic Violence Centers
  • Rape Crisis Centers
  • Children’s Organizations
  • Refugee Services
  • Disaster Relief
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Food Banks
  • Food and Clothing Drives


  • Mentoring for Youth Organizations
  • Volunteering in your House of Worship
  • Determining ways for those with Disabilities to Access their Places of Worship


(Register today to promote on October 27!)