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

This Week

St.Paul's House // Serve Breakfast to Homeless Guests Volunteers will prepare and serve breakfast to homeless guests in Midtown West. Great opportunity for early risers to serve before going to work! Monday, June 1 from 7-9AM.  RSVP online

Graffiti Church // Serve Meal to Alphabet City Community & Families Volunteers will serve the Wednesday night meal called "Connections" to the local community of low-income and homeless individuals, as well as to local families. Wednesday, May 27 from 5:30-7:30pm. RSVP online.

Pilot Volunteer Program // Paint Mural to Beautify Brooklyn Elementary School Up to 20 volunteers will serve in various roles to produce a mural at PS 102 in Bayridge, Brooklyn over multiple Saturdays. Great opportunity for community groups! RSVP online for Saturday, May 30 - 1st shift (9AM-1PM) or 2nd shift (1-5PM). 

All Angels Church // Serve Dinner to Homeless Volunteers will serve a meal at a church that serves both congregants who are homeless and homed. Sunday, May 31 from 5-7:30PM. RSVP online

The Father's Heart // Offer One-on-One GED Tutoring Volunteers help adult students prepare for their GED on Tuesday evenings from 5:45 to 8:00PM. Learn more here.

St.Paul's House // Serve Breakfast to Homeless Guests Volunteers will prepare and serve breakfast to homeless guests in Midtown West. Great opportunity for early risers to serve before going to work! Monday, June 1 from 7-9AM. RSVP online

This Month

Habitat for Humanity // Paint a Senior Center Volunteers will paint and rehabilitate a senior community center in the Lower East Side. Saturday, June 13 from 9:15 to 4:30PM. RSVP here.

Bowery Mission Women's Center // Lead Activity Nights for Women in Recovery Female volunteers treat the women to a safe and fun night out each month. Great opportunity for volunteers to build friendships with women who are going through a time of transition. Friday, June 19 from 6:30-8:30PM. Application is required. Learn more here

Cru Inner City // Sort and Pack Food Donations Volunteers will sort and pack food donations for communities in need throughout NYC. Great opportunity for groups and families to serve together. Saturday, June 20 from 9-11AM or 11-1PM. Learn more here.

Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly Volunteers will pick up meals at local East Harlem center, receive route for delivery from center, and walk in groups of 2-3 to deliver meals to elderly recipients in the neighborhood who can no longer shop for groceries or cook for themselves. Saturday, June 20 from 9:30AM-12:30PM. RSVP online.

Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center // Lead Basic Computer Class Volunteers will teach basic skills for using computer including typing, using Word/Excel, and email best practices at this weekly class for the Arab American community in Bayridge. Saturdays from 10AM-12PM. Learn more here.

Chinese Christian Herald Crusades // Teach Weekly English Class to Chinese Immigrant Community Volunteers will teach 1.5 hour English classes in Flushing on Mon-Fri between 10AM-8PM, or Saturday between 10AM-5PM. Volunteers are asked to commit to serving once a week. Learn more here.

Chinese Christian Herald Crusades // Provide Legal Counsel to New Immigrant Community in Flushing Volunteer attorneys will provide free legal consultation to clients, conduct and lead monthly workshops, and provide legal form completion support. Bilingual (Chinese & English) proficiency preferred, but not required. Volunteers with paralegal experience also needed. Saturdays from 10AM - 4PM. Learn more here.

Avail NYC // Counsel Clients with Unexpected Pregnancies Volunteers will be trained to serve as client advocates to guide men and women clients through a decision-making process that helps them consider next steps, and to offer information and referrals for those next steps. Commitment is 2 hours on 2 Saturdays a month. Learn more here.

Pilot Volunteer Program // Lead Art Activities for Kids with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Volunteers will lead activities in fine arts, musical instruments, basics of architecture, etc. for kids learning an expressive platform in a safe space. Volunteers with fine art, art therapy, music teaching, music therapy, etc. background preferred. Wednesdays from 4:30-6PM or Saturdays from 10AM-1PM. Request information online.

Chinese Christian Herald Crusades // Coach Youth at Summer Volleyball Program Volunteers will serve as coaches and mentors to high school age youth from the Chinatown community during this 7-week summer volleyball program starting July 11. No coaching experience needed! RSVP here to attend training and orientation on June 27 from 10AM-4PM.