HOPE FOR NEW YORK
Urgent Needs
Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week 

Living Waters // Serve Breakfast and Build Relationships
Saturday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Volunteers prepare and serve a delicious breakfast to over 100 guests, including the elderly, children, and homeless. Volunteers will set up, cook, serve food/drinks, bus tables and clean.
RSVP online.

Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter // Grow a Rooftop Garden with Young Adults 
Saturday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Volunteers will work with residents of the Louis Nine House, a residential home in South Bronx fro young adulates aging of the foster care system, to plant a rooftop garden. RSVP online.

St. Paul's House // Monday Breakfast and Gospel Service
Monday, July 18 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Set up, interact with guests, and serve breakfast to homeless or marginally housed guests from the Midtown West community. RSVP online.

Safe Families for Children // Attend Training to Support Local Families in Crisis Monday, July 25 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Volunteers will learn about ways to get involved in supporting families in need at this overview training from Safe Families for Children. RSVP online

Do For One // Attend Orientation on Supporting Adults with Disabilities
Monday, July 25 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m.
Volunteers will learn about issues people with disabilities face, and how they can personally respond to these issues by getting involved.  RSVP online.

Living Waters Fellowship // Help Lead a Youth Group 
Every Friday 7  to 9 p.m.
Volunteer groups of 5 to 20 people help lead Friday Night Youth Group for the children and youth at Living Waters Fellowship. RSVP online.

 

This Month   

Defy Ventures // Mentor Formerly Incarcerated Individuals in Entrepreneurs Program
Mentor match night will be August 3.
Volunteers will coach and mentor entrepreneurs for 2 hours a week over 2 month program as they participate in the program, honing business plans, learning staffing best practices, and more. Learn more here.

Avail // Provide Support to New Fathers
Various times throughout week
Volunteers (male only) will provide supportive, guided counsel and resources to fathers of unexpected pregnancies. Training required. Learn more here.

Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly
3rd Saturday of the month from 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Volunteer groups (up to 15 people) will pick up meals at a local center and hand deliver meals to UES elderly neighbors who can no longer buy groceries or cook for themselves. Pre-existing groups only! Learn more here

DeWitt Nursing Home // Share a Meal with an Elderly Resident
Weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 5 to 6 p.m.
Volunteers will share a meal with an elderly resident in DeWitt's dining room to provide conversation and company. Learn more here

Living Waters Fellowship // Help Lead a Youth Group 
Every Friday 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
Volunteer groups of 5 to 20 people help lead Friday Night Youth Group for the children and youth at Living Waters Fellowship. RSVP online.

Bowery Mission Transitional Center // Lead Activity Nights or Bible Studies
Wednesday nights from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Male volunteers will lead Activity Nights (game nights/outings) and/or Bible Study for men transitioning out of homelessness. This is a great opportunity to make friendships with and encourage these men in transition.  Request information here..

Bowery Mission Women’s Center // Weekend Walks 
Saturday and Sunday afternoons
Female volunteers will lead walks with the women on Saturdays. Learn more here

The Father's Heart // Tutor Adults at ACE on Tuesdays 
Tuesdays from 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
At the Adult Center for Education (ACE), volunteers provide students receive one-on-one tutoring and individual support to attain their academic goals. Learn more here