There are so many different ways for you to get involved with WEDI, and we'd love to meet you! If you are interested, check out the opportunities below and sign up. If you have any questions about these volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact us at volunteer@wedibuffalo.org or 716-393-4088! We are happy to help you figure out a way to engage.


Hours for ENERGY: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Hours for FLY: Monday - Thursday, 2:30 PM - 6 PM

Helping with homework | Supporting one-on-one reading activities | Facilitating learning games and activities | Preparing meals and snacks | Assisting in clerical tasks

West Side Bazaar

Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Assisting in vendor relations | Helping out with vendor events | Coordinating logistics of catering and Skip the Dishes projects | Managing West Side Bazaar marketing and communication projects

Economic Development

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Assist as a mentor to a client if you have business management experience | Provide weekly or monthly check-ins to active business owners, establishing and managing goals. Click here if you are interested.


Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Answering the phone and receiving clients | Managing office procedures and ordering | Entering and analyzing data | Maintaining social-media communications


Assisting at fundraisers | Tabling at events | Hosting workshops or training sessions

If you would like to propose a project, please send an outline separately to info@wedibuffalo.org!


Hours: Generally once per month for one hour, but meeting times and schedules vary by committee

Serve on one of the following committees!

  • Finance & Administration
  • Development (Fundraising and Donor Appreciation)
  • Winterfest (Event)
  • Loan 
  • Marketing
  • Education
  • Economic Development
  • West Side Bazaar Expansion