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Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week


St.Paul's House // Host a Movie Night Volunteers will host a movie night for homeless guests and serve pizza, popcorn, and interact with the guests. Tuesday, April 28 from 6:30 to 9:00PM. RSVP online

St.Paul's House // Serve Breakfast Volunteers will serve breakfast to homeless guests. Great for early risers! RSVP for Friday, May 1 or Monday, May 4 from 7-9AM. 

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 2 - 1st shift (9AM-1PM) or 2nd shift (1-5PM).

World Vision // Pack and Sort Donated Items Sort, package and prepare donated items for distribution to World Vision's community partners on Saturday, May 2. Great group opportunity! RSVP 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.

Defy Ventures // Coach Defy's Entrepreneurs-in-Training Volunteers will coach and mentor men and women with criminal histories in entrepreneurship and leadership program. Commitment is 2 hours a week for 2 months, beginning May 5. Volunteers must be business professionals. Request information online.

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.

 

This Month

Back on My Feet // Love to Run? Back on My Feet's early morning running program uses running to help create self-sufficiency in the lives of those experiencing homelessness. Various locations from 5:30AM to 6:30AM. Volunteer orientations are on Wednesday, May 6 or Tuesday, May 19 at 7PM. RSVP here

NYC Rescue Mission // Serve at a Mother's Day Banquet Volunteers will serve food, clean up, and interact with guests at this celebration for hundreds of mothers and children who are living in shelters. Saturday, May 9. RSVP 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.

Brooklyn Teen Challenge // Pack and Distribute Pantry Bags Volunteers 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. Learn more here