Currently has 12,000 voluntary positions listed from 800 associations in France with well over 200 listed in Paris. Volunteers must speak French and will find a diverse range of volunteering opportunities including: Personal assistance for children with disabilities, telephone assistance, French courses, helping the aged and drivers. The latest offers can be found on their website
Restos du Coeur
Soup kitchens and grocery distribution centres that are always looking for volunteers with regular availability.
Serve the City
This is a global movement of volunteers showing kindness in practical ways to people in need, including the homeless, asylum seekers, elderly, disabled, children in need and victims of abuse. Serve the City creates events that mobilize many volunteers to serve in simple ways – sports, music, arts and crafts, meals, friendship and more.
The American Church in Paris
The American Church continually has volunteer opportunties for non-French speakers. http://www.acparis.org
The French Red Cross is a huge organization with many activities throughout the country. www.croix-rouge.fr