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Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week

A House on Beekman // Assist with Childcare Activities for Neighborhood Moms Volunteers will provide childcare (ages 0-3) for neighborhood moms so they can attend parenting and childcare development classes on Tuesdays from 9:30AM to 12.30PM, starting September 16. Great opportunity to bring your kids and serve other moms! RSVP here to visit and serve. 

NYC Relief // Reach Out to the Homeless in East Harlem Volunteers will serve soup and drinks and offer prayer and encouragement to the homeless men and women. This Saturday, 9/20 from 10AM to 2PM. RSVP here

Living Waters Fellowship // Serve Breakfast to Bushwick Community Volunteers will set up, prepare and cook breakfast, serve, and clean up at this community breakfast serving low-income families and homeless individuals. Saturday, 9/20 from 9AM to 11:30AM. RSVP here

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. RSVP here for Thursday, September 18 from 6:30 to 9:30PM. Volunteers can also judge product competition on Saturday, September 20 from 2 to 6PM, RSVP here

Chinese Christian Herald // Coach Youth Basketball in Chinatown Community Volunteers will coach and mentor youth through 7-week Saturday sports program, one of the main outreaches to the immigrant community in Chinatown. RSVP here to complete an application and to attend volunteer coach training on Saturday, September 20 from 10AM to 4PM. 

Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to UWS Homebound Elderly 15-20 volunteers will deliver nutritious weekend meals on foot to elderly neighbors who can no longer buy groceries or cook for themselves. Great weekend group or family activity! Sunday, September 21 from 9:30AM to 12PM. RSVP here

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 to 8PM. RSVP here for Wednesday, September 17.

Bowery Mission Women’s Center // Prepare, Cook, and Serve Dinner to Women in Recovery. Female volunteers will prepare a delicious and nutritious meal for 25 women in a residential recovery program. Saturday, September 27 from 3:30 to 7:30PM or Sunday, September 28 from 2:30 to 6:30PM. RSVP here

Isaiah 58 // Host an Ice Cream Social for Residents at HIV/AIDs Facility Volunteers will build relationships and the Bailey-Holt House community by setting up, serving ice cream, and cleaning up at this monthly social for residents living with HIV/AIDs. Friday, September 19 from 6:30 to 8:30PM. RSVP here.

Young Life //Become a Young Life Leader at Quest Volunteers will attend training to learn more about Young Life and connect to serving regularly with a club in Manhattan, including Chelsea, Harlem, UWS, & UES. Volunteers help mentor youth across the city and run specific activities in neighborhoods once trained. Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m, starting September 23. RSVP here

This Month

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. Volunteers are asked to serve once a week. RSVP here to start serving! 

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 to 8:30PM. Volunteers are asked to serve once a week. Request more information here.

Restore NYC // Learn More About Serving Victims of Sex Trafficking Volunteerswill be guided through an interview and application process, and may be invited to attend an orientation if they are a good fit to serve as a safehouse volunteer. Learn more about the volunteer opportunities and how to start the process! 

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. Request more information here

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. Program starts October 18.Request more information here

St.Paul’s House // Serve Breakfast to Homeless Before Work Are you a morning person? Serve a hot breakfast to homeless guests on Mondays and Fridays from 7-9AM. RSVP here.

Young Life Capernaum // Mentor Teens with Disabilities Volunteers will build relationships with teens that have intellectual or developmental disabilities by helping with weekly club and Bible study activities on Thursdays from 6 to 7:30PM. RSVP here for Thursday, September 25 at 6PM.

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 application and to attend the volunteer training on Saturday, September 27. 

StreetSquash // Tutor Youth in Harlem Volunteers will attend orientation for tutoring middle and high school youth from three local Harlem schools in all subject areas from 6th grade Math to 12th grade AP Chemistry. Volunteers are asked to commit to tutoring on a weekly basis. RSVP here for orientation on Tuesday, October 7.