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REVITALIZE YOUNGSTOWN. Be part of making Youngstown’s neighborhoods a great place to live, work, and play! Participate in one of our many volunteer Community Workdays held across the city and help us to board up vacant homes, clean up vacant lots, beautify public spaces, and complete other community projects to REVITALIZE our city.

All community members and groups are invited and welcome to participate in our Community Workday events, which are typically held on Saturdays from 8:30AM to 12:30PM. A complete list of our workday events, with time and meeting location information, are available from our calendar. Click here to view our calendar, or visit our homepage at Please check back regularly, as we frequently update the calendar with new workday opportunities!

We ask that groups planning to bring 5 or more volunteers notify us in advance to ensure we have enough supplies to accommodate your group.

Volunteer at six workdays this year and receive a FIGHT BLIGHT T-shirt!

For more information, please contact Jack Daugherty at 330.480.0423 or via e-mail at jdaugherty@yndc. org.

Internship Opportunities. YNDC offers volunteer internship opportunities for students and community members interested in gaining experience in community development, city planning, urban agriculture, business development, housing development and rehabilitation, and many other related fields! To find out more information, please submit an inquiry to or to an appropriate contact within our organization. Please provide a copy of your resume with any inquiry. Paid internship listings also come available and are listed on our homepage.