Organizing Our Volunteer Power


to Build a Better World!

Commission on Voluntary Service & Action (CVSA) is the voice of independent, nongovernment voluntary service and action organizations serving people and communities in need of systemic solutions to critical economic, social and environmental problems communities and nations are facing today.


Get your copy of

INVEST YOURSELF: A Guide to Action


The most comprehensive catalogue of full- and part-time, long-term and short-term, volunteer opportunities with grassroots, nongovernmental organizations throughout the United States and around the world,

Published by CVSA.




The Time for Action is Now!

Hundreds of community-based local, regional, national and international organizations need people who care and are willing to work to build a sustainable world.

If that describes you – call us today about volunteer opportunities!
Share the skills you have, learn new ones. Learn how you can work with others to reverse the devastating conditions facing the people of the world today, starting with the fundamentals of food, sustainable agriculture, health care, shelter, jobs at living wages, combating global warming and the climate crisis, environmental restoration, providing disaster relief, care for the aged and rights of the disabled, literacy, legal justice, fostering sustainable development... here in the U.S. and around the world.


Just as an organization is stronger than an individual, organizations are also stronger working together. Call us today about joining CVSA!


Call CVSA today!

(323) 933-2872


To save the planet and the people — Join CVSA's Nationwide Community Education and  Mobilization Campaign for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

CVSA's launched the distrbution of the first 
U.S. People's Report
on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

at the 2023 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at UN Headquarters in NYC July 10 to 19, 2023.

Get your copy below:

Download the first U.S. People's Report, representing the voices of dozens of grassroots independent organizations across the U.S., illustrates the urgent need for the SDGs in the U.S. and how each of the Goals can and must be achieved.
CVSA 2023 U.S. People's Report.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [7.0 MB]

Also see CVSA article posted on IISD SDG Knowledge Hub:

Grassroots Action for SDG Implementation When Your Government Isn’t Taking Action