Open Hands Legal Services // Are you a Law Student/Graduate? Paralegal? Attorney? Join Open Hands to provide advocacy and legal advice to low-income and homeless in the areas such as housing law and public service benefits. Volunteer training is on Thursday, October 8 from 6:30 to 9:00p.m. RSVP online.
Brooklyn Teen Challenge // Pack and Distribute Pantry Bags Volunteer groups will work alongside Teen Challenge residents to set up tables and supplies, pack bags filled with groceries, and distribute the bags to low-income families in the neighborhood. Saturday, October 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. This opportunity is for groups of 3-6 only. Learn more here.
NYC Relief // Reach out to the Homeless Not sure how to care for your homeless neighbors? Serve alongside NYC Relief staff and offer food, encouragement, and practical resources to reach out to the homeless. Saturday, October 10 in East Harlem from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Click on the dates to RSVP.
Graffiti Church // Serve Lunch in the Park Volunteers will prepare and serve lunch to the low-income and homeless community in Tompkins Square Park. Saturday, October 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Great group opportunity! RSVP online.
NYC Rescue Mission // Serve Dinner to Homeless Guests Volunteers will prepare and serve dinner to homeless and low-income guests near Chinatown. Saturday, October 10 from 3:45 to 6:30 p.m. RSVP online.
Salvation Army // Serve Meal to the Community Join the Salvation Army in East Harlem on Sunday, October 11 from 11 to 2:30 p.m. Volunteers will set up the tables, serve the meals, clean up, and interact with the guests. RSVP online.
Graffiti // Serve Meal to Alphabet City Community & Families Volunteers serve the Wednesday night meal called "Connections" to the local community of low-income and homeless individuals, as well as to local families. Wednesday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. RSVP online.
Salvation Army // Serve Meal to the Community Join the Salvation Army in East Harlem on Sunday, October 18 from 11 to 2:30 p.m. Volunteers will set up the tables, serve the meals, clean up, and interact with the guests. RSVP online.
The Open Door // Co-teach English to Immigrant Community in UWS Volunteers will co-teach English classes from basic to advanced level for immigrant students working in Manhattan at W83 Ministry Center. Wednesdays or Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Basic computer teacher also needed. Learn more here.
St. Paul's House // Pack Pantry Bags or Serve Breakfast Volunteers will prepare and serve breakfast to homeless guests on Monday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. RSVP online.
Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly in East Harlem Volunteers pick up meals at local East Harlem center, receive route for delivery from center, and walk in groups of 2-3 to deliver hot and cold meals to elderly recipients in the neighborhood. Saturday, October 17. Great for groups and families! Volunteer application required to serve. Learn more here.
Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly in UWS Volunteers pick up meals at local UWS center, receive route for delivery from center, and walk in groups of 2-3 to deliver hot and cold meals to elderly recipients in the neighborhood. Sunday, October 18. Great for groups and families! Volunteer application required to serve. Learn more here.
Shiloh NYC // Mentor High Schoolers in Small Groups Volunteers will build relationships with high school students from Harlem and South Bronx schools at weekly group time focused on life skills, Bible study, and community. Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn more here.
Operation Exodus // Co-lead Saturday Kids Program for K-8th Grade Volunteers will co-lead groups of kids from Latino community in Washington Heights at Saturday mentoring program, including tutoring, games, and Bible study. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.. Learn more here.
Morris Academy Mentors // Mentor High School Students in the Bronx Volunteers will pair up with students from Morris Academy of Collaborative Studies to support them academically, emotionally, and spiritually at topical group sessions. 2 Saturdays a month from Oct-June. Learn more here.
Center for All Abilities // Mentor Kids with Special Needs Volunteers will mentor kids from the Chinese immigrant community with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities at Walk With U for kids ages 6-11, or MAX for kids ages 12-16. Learn more here.
Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center // Teach Weeknight English Class to Community Volunteers will teach English classes to men and women from the Arab American community in Bayridge on weeknights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
Father’s Heart // Help run a youth program in the East Village Volunteers will serve dinner, lead crafts, help with homework and lead educational games for elementary to middle school students at the Father’s Heart KidZone program on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7PM. Request information online.
Bowery Mission Transitional Center // Lead Activity Nights or Bible Studies 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. Wednesday nights, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Learn more here.
Bowery Mission Women’s Center // Sewing and Knitting Class for Women in Recovery Female volunteers will lead an ongoing sewing and knitting class to a small group of women on Wednesday nights. Learn more here.
The Father's Heart // Offer One-on-One GED Tutoring Volunteers will help adult students prepare for their GED on Tuesday evenings or Saturday mornings. Learn more here.