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Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week

Back on My Feet // Run with Men and Women Recovering from Homelessness (Volunteer Training)
Tuesday, April 18 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Volunteers work as a team to help lead morning runs in various neighborhoods in NYC. Volunteers run with the participants who are at different degrees of ability, and encourage them in the process.  RSVP online.

Graffiti // Pack and Serve Lunches at FLIP
Saturday, April 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
On Saturdays, Graffiti partners with other churches to provide bag lunches and basic seasonal necessities to those in need in our community. Volunteer groups will pack lunches, transport items and food to the park, and distribute the resources to men, women, and families in need. RSVP online.

Salvation Army // Serve Lunch to the Community in Union Square
Mondays from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Volunteers serve a community meal with The Salvation Army near Union Square on Mondays. Volunteers set up the tables and chairs, serve the meal, and clean up. RSVP online.

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

Living Waters Fellowship // Support ESL Students at Weekly Classes
Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Volunteers assist teachers and students at weekly classes, working one-on-one with mostly Spanish-speaking adult students living in the Bushwick community. Learn more here

 

 

This Month  

Habitat for Humanity // Become a Site Host at Habitat Builds (Volunteer Training)
Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Volunteers will be trained as Habitat representatives who will help ensure a positive and organized experience for volunteers who help build homes and revitalize NYC communities each year. RSVP online

A House on Beekman // Tutor & Build Relationships with Kids in South Bronx
Weekdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Volunteers will circulate, helping children with individual homework needs and extracurricular activities in the K-5th grade room. The full after-school program runs from 3:00-5:30, but volunteers are welcome to serve for an hour at minimum. Learn more here.

Avail NYC // Provide Postabortion Emotional Support to Women
Weekdays at various times
Volunteers serve as postabortion emotional support client advocates, meeting with clients one-on-one and/or co-leading nine-week postabortion support groups (curriculum provided by Avail). Learn more here

Shiloh NYC // Share Life Skills & Study the Bible with High Schooler Youth
Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Volunteers lead weekly Hi-def program small group activities, and monthly group outings to build big brother, big sister relationships with the youth who attend from schools across the Bronx and Harlem. Learn more here.

Brooklyn Arab American Friendship Center // Teach Weeknight English Classes
Monday thru Thursday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Volunteers lead men and women from the community in ESL classes on Monday-Thursdays, serving at least once a week on a regular basis. Learn more here.

St. Paul's House // Monday Breakfast and Gospel Service
Mondays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
On Monday mornings, set up, interact with guests and serve breakfast to homeless or marginally housed guests from the Midtown West community who attend the Gospel Service and breakfast. RSVP online.

The Salvation Army // Serve Lunch to the Community in Union Square
Mondays from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Volunteers serve a community meal with the Salvation Army near Union Square on Mondays. Volunteers set up the tables and chairs, serve the meal and clean up. RSVP online.