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Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week

HFNY Mentoring Info Session // Interested in mentoring & making a big impact in the life of NYC students this fall? Then mentoring is for you! HFNY has various mentor programs that will start in September and the best way to learn how to get involved is by attending our Mentor Info Session on August 25 from 7-8:30PM. More details will come before the event. RSVP HERE

Bowery Mission // Prepare and Serve Dinner 6-10 volunteers will prepare and serve dinner to over 200 homeless guests at the Bowery Mission. Friday, August 29 or September 3 from 5:30 to 7:30pm. RSVP HERE.  

Project FIND Hamilton // Build Relationships Over Board Games with UWS Seniors 8 - 10 volunteers can join the fun of Scrabble, Chess and Trouble with residents from Hamilton Senior Center and community. Wednesdays from 3-4PM. Great way to bond as a CG and make some new friends! RSVP for August 27.

Gifted Hands // Share Arts with Residents at HIV/AIDs Facility 8-10 volunteers make jewelry, lead hand choreography class, and take crafts/music to bedridden residents at Rivington House in LES on 2nd and 4th Mondays. RSVP here for Monday, August 25 from 6:30-8:30PM.

 

This Month

The Bridge - Park West Residence // Lead Activities and Build Relationships with Adults Living with Mental Disabilities A group of fun-loving, creative, and joyful residents look forward to getting to know new volunteers like you through crafts, baking projects, games and outings. Saturday, August 30 or September 13 from 12 to 2PM at 103rd and CPW. Team Leaders will plan activities and have supplies ready. Just show up! Click on dates to RSVP. 

NYC Relief // Provide Relief to Those on the Street Join the NYC Relief Bus to connect the homeless and people in need with food and resources. Volunteers will serve soup and drinks, pray for homeless guests, and help distribute resources. Serve in the Bronx, East Harlem, or Port Authority. Learn more and sign up here.

The Open Door // Teach ESL to Hispanic/Latino Community on UWS

10-15 volunteers will co-teach English classes for basic to advanced level students every Wednesday night from 7-9PM for 11 weeks, starting on September 17. No Spanish language skills necessary! RSVP here for volunteer training on Wed, Sept 10 at 7PM.

World Vision // Pack and Sort Donated Items Grab your friends and a water bottle and come volunteer to sort and pack donated items that are distributed to World Vision community partners in need in the South Bronx. Saturday, September 6 from 10AM to 2PM. Lunch is provided. RSVP HERE

Operation Exodus // Co-Lead Small Groups at Saturday Program 15-20 volunteers will lead groups of K - 8th grade students from Hispanic communities in Washington Heights and Inwood in academic, spiritual and life skills programs. Saturdays from 9:30AM to 12PM, starting September 6 with volunteer training. RSVP for training here.

A House on Beekman // Work on Homework & Reading Skills with Kids 4 to 5 volunteers will lead groups of K - 2nd grade or 3rd - 5th grade students in the South Bronx in after-school programs, assisting with homework, reading, and passion project activities. Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6pm, starting on September 8. RSVP here to visit and start serving!

Morris Academy Mentors // Mentor High School Students from the Bronx 15-20 volunteers will mentor students from Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies at bi-monthly group sessions, and through one-on-one tutoring and relationship building activities to encourage achievement in academics and development of life-changing goals. RSVP here for volunteer training on Saturday, September 6.

Shiloh NYC // Lead Weekly Small Group for High School Youth Volunteers lead and mentor high school youth in small groups, spending time with them over dinner, current events, devotional, and hang out time. Wednesdays from 6-8PM. RSVP here for volunteer orientation on Wednesday, Sept 3.

Mont Lawn City Camp // Mentor Youth in Leadership Program 10-15 volunteers will mentor high school youth from East Harlem and South Bronx through group sessions, enrichment days and outings to encourage spiritual growth and develop leadership skills. RSVP here for volunteer training on Saturday, September 27.

Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center // Teach English to Arab American Community 5-6 volunteers will co-teach classes for men and women learning English as a second language on weeknights (M-Th) from 7-8:30PM. RSVP here for volunteer training on Saturday, Sept 13.

Exodus Transitional Community // Co-lead Workshops for Men & Women with Criminal Histories Volunteers will lead topical 10-week workshops like resume building & interview skills, while mentoring men and women participants taking steps toward re-entry into the workforce. RSVP here for volunteer orientation and training on Monday, Sept 15.

Defy Ventures // Meet & Coach Entrepreneurs with Criminal Histories Volunteers with executive/entrepreneur/investor experience will meet and coach Defy’s Team 4 Entrepreneurs in Training at Executive Evening event, helping hone business plans and leadership statements. Thursday, September 18 from 6:30-9:30PM. RSVP Here.