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Looking for a chance to give back to your community? Are you seeking volunteer opportunities in the Albany, NY area? The New York State Elks Association can provide you with the community service you are looking for. We also have college scholarships! 

You can find volunteer opportunities in Albany, NY and throughout New York State through the New York State Elks Association.  Click here to learn about the many programs the Elks have to offer and to find a local lodge.

The Elks Association is a unique veteran service organization providing volunteer programs, community outreach programs, and college scholarship opportunities & more. We are dedicated to making a difference in each and every community we touch. For volunteer opportunities and community service projects within Albany, NY, reach out to the Elks Lodge today.

If you are looking to make a difference, stop in to your local Elks Lodge for volunteer opportunities. There is nothing better than being able to give back to your area than with community service and other youth organizations. The New York State Elks Association provides a variety of services including:

  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Veteran service organizations
  • Community service
  • College scholarships
  • And more

To learn more about our community service and organizations in Albany, NY, give us a call today for more information.

Who Are We?

We’re a community.  No matter where you go in the United States, an Elks Lodge is right around the corner.  With more than 850 thousand Fraternal Organizations Albany, NY members and 2,000 Lodges nationwide, Elks, a College Scholarships, provide charitable services that help build stronger communities, through our local lodges.

We are an organization working towards providing volunteer opportunities in the community. Our mission is to give back through community service projects, donations, assistance, and more. There are always volunteer opportunities available to participate in. The Elks Lodge is one of the most well known and reputable community service and volunteer organizations in the country.

We have a strong passion for community service and for building a better community for everyone who lives here. We do our work as a way to give back and to say thank you to the community.

The Elks have disbursed nearly $5 billion in cash, goods and services to youth, veterans, the disadvantaged and handicapped and disaster victims.  Some goes toward supporting patriotic and civic programs.

Community Service Projects for Everyone to Get Involved

Community service is a strong part of our vision here at the Elks Lodge. We work towards making our local community a great place for everyone to live in. With ample volunteer opportunities and chances to get involved, everyone can have an active role in the work that we do. Request additional information from your local Elks Lodge to hear more regarding our local community service and outreach programs.

The Elks National Foundation assists your local Elks in their effort to support and contribute regularly to schools, veteran’s organizations, hospitals, nursing homes, police, fire departments and emergency services.  Elks assist the young and the needy.  We also provide support services and financial assistance to the families of active members of the military through our U.S.O. and Elks Army of Hope programs.  There are always volunteer opportunities at the Elks Lodge.

Volunteer Opportunities Albany, NY Committed to promoting the patriotic principles of individual freedom, opportunity and dignity, the Order of Elks is non-sectarian and non-political.  With members from all sectors, denominations and political parties, the Order has always been a medium through which people could understand each other in spite of differences.

Today, the Elks of New York continue the tradition and uphold the four cardinal virtues of the Lodge....Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity.  Times have changed, but the Elks’ spirit remains constant.  The organization is dedicated to community service; specifically, children and adults with disabilities, and veterans.  It sponsors community activities and charitable functions such as food basket donations to the needy and scholarships for high school students.

Community service is the best way to give back to your local town and to show your appreciation. If you are looking to get involved, The Elks Lodge is a good place to begin. We offer many different opportunities for youth organizations to volunteer as well as programs for adults. If you are ready to help us make a difference in Albany, NY, call us today.

A Proud Veterans Service Organization

College Scholarships Albany, NY If you’re interested in veteran service organizations in the Albany, NY region, the Elks Association has been providing veterans services for nearly a century.  The Elks history project is a collection of historic photos, stories and media dating back to the founding.

Veterans deserve recognition for their commitment to our country and their dedication to serving. At The Elks Lodge, we place a special emphasis on veteran services and honoring our local veterans. For children, teens and adults who are looking to make a difference in a veterans service organization, the Elks Lodge is a great opportunity.

For more information about who we are or our veteran service organization, please visit our website at  We’d love to hear from you. Please give us a call or visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

Volunteer with Local Youth Organizations!

 Elks Care, Elks Share

Fraternal Organizations Albany, NY Elks Lodges are places where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up.  Elks honor the service and sacrifice of our veterans.  Elks invest in their communities with programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, projects that address unmet needs.

The Elks Lodge is also pleased to offer many different youth organizations and projects as well. Having teens and children involved in community service is a great opportunity for all. The Elks Lodge offers enriching volunteer opportunities that are greatly appreciated by the community as a whole.

The mission of the New York State Elks Association is to transform the lives of youth by empowering the youth organizations that serve them. We serve people across the Albany, NY area and beyond, providing coaching, capital, and connections to nonprofit youth organizations to help them achieve sustainable growth and maximize their impact. We view our responsibility as extending far beyond the mere teaching of athletic skills. Our programs offer the opportunity to develop moral standards in all of our young people.

Volunteering and giving back to the community is great for people of all ages to be a part of. Young people especially are encouraged to see all that the Elks Lodge has to offer. If a young person is interested in volunteer opportunities in the community or a community service project, this is the place to be.

Give Back. Join the Elks.

 If you’d like to get involved in youth organizations in Albany, NY or the surrounding Capital Region, consider contacting your local Elks Lodge.  The Elks are one of the most highly regarded fraternal organizations in Albany, NY and throughout New York State.  See what you can do for others through The Elks Association- one of most time-honored nonprofit organizations in Albany, NY.  For more information on our fraternal organization or other groups, please give us a call today.

We Also Provide College Scholarships.

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The Elks National Foundation provides more than $3.74 million in college scholarships each year through its three college scholarship programs.  The application process and deadlines vary for each program. All applications must go through a local Elks Lodge before reaching the Elks National Foundation office.  If you are interested in a college scholarship from the Elks National Foundation, meet with your school guidance counselor or speak with a member of the Elks Lodge today. They are pleased to give away a large amount of college scholarships to deserving students every year.

To find out more about The Elks Lodge, contact them today!

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Albany Lodge #49

25 S Allen St. Albany, NY 12208



Amsterdam Lodge #101

8 Fourth Ave. Amsterdam, NY 12010



Ballston Spa Lodge #2619

10 Hamilton St. Ballston Spa, NY 12020-1340



Brunswick Lodge #2556

665 Brunswick Rd. Troy, NY 12180



Canajoharie-Fort Plain Lodge #2621

15 Old Station Rd. Nelliston, NY 13410



Catskill Lodge #1341

45 North Jefferson Ave. Catskill, NY 12414-0417



Clifton Park Lodge #2466

695 Macelroy Rd. Ballston Lake, NY 12019-2201



Cobleskill Lodge #2040

152 Legion Dr. Cobleskill, NY 12043-0478



Cohoes-Waterford Lodge #1317

45 N Mohawk St. Cohoes, NY 12047-0308



Colonie Lodge #2192

11 Elks Lane Latham, NY 12110



Ellenville Lodge #1971

50 Route 55 Napanoch, NY 12458



Esperance Lodge #2507

111 Main St. Esperance, NY 12066



Glens Falls Lodge #81

32 Cronin Rd. Queensbury, NY 12804-1419



Greenwich Lodge #2223

130-Bulson Rd. Greenwich, NY 12834



Guilderland Lodge #2480

3867 Carman Rd. Schenectady, NY 12303-5627



Herkimer Lodge #1439

124 Mary St. Herkimer, NY 13350-0768



Hudson Lodge #787

201 Harry Howard Ave. Hudson, NY 12534

518 828-9059


Ilion Lodge #1444

8 West St. Ilion, NY 13357-1707



Kinderhook Lodge #2530

St. Rte. 9H at Cty. Rte. 21 Kinderhook, NY 12106-0514



Kingston Lodge #550

143 Hurley Ave. Kingston, NY 12401



Little Falls Lodge Lodge #42

60 North Ann St. Little Falls, NY 13365



Mechanicville-Stillwater Lodge #1403

300 Park Ave. Mechanicvllle, NY 12118-0649



Poughkeepsie Lodge #275

29 Overocker Rd. Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2513



Red Hook-Rhinebeck Lodge #2022

7711 Albany Post Rd. Red Hook, NY 12671-0337



Rensselaer Lodge #2073

683 Columbia Tpke. East Greenbush, NY 12061



Rotterdam Lodge #2157

1152 Curry Rd. Schenectady, NY 12306



Saratoga-Wilton Lodge #161

1 Elk Lane Saratoga Springs, NY 12866



Saugerties Lodge #2574

3434 Route 32 Saugerties, NY 12477



Scotia-Glenville Lodge #2759

176 Sacandaga Rd. Scotia, NY 12302



Ticonderoga Lodge #1494

5 Tower Ave. Ticonderoga, NY 12883-0310



Troy Lodge #141

134 N Greenbush Road

Troy NY 12180

518 283-11193


Wappinger Lodge #2609

1195 Rte 376 Wappinger Falls, NY 12590



Watervliet Lodge #1500

501 4th Ave. Watervliet, NY 12189-3798



Whitehall Lodge #1491

5 Elks Way Whitehall, NY 12887-1148


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Areas Served

  • Albany #49
  • Amsterdam #101
  • Ballston Spa #2619
  • Brunswick #2556
  • Canjhri/Ft Plain #2621
  • Catskill #1341
  • Clifton Park #2466
  • Cobleskill #2040
  • Cohoes/Wtrfd #1317
  • Colonie #2192
  • Ellenville #1971
  • Esperance #2507
  • Glens Falls #81
  • Greenwich #2223
  • Guilderland #2480
  • Herkimer #1439
  • Hudson #787
  • Ilion #1444
  • Kingston #550
  • Kinderhook #2530
  • Little Falls #42
  • Mechvle/Stilwtr #1403
  • Poughkeepsie #275
  • Red Hk/Rhnbck #2022
  • Rensselaer #2073
  • Rotterdam #2157
  • Saratoga/Wilton #161
  • Saugerties #2574
  • Scotia/Glenville #2759
  • Ticonderoga #1494
  • Troy #141
  • Wappinger #2609
  • White Hall #1491
  • Watervliet #1500