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Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week

Cru Inner City // Pack Easter Blessing Bags Grab your family and friends to pack thousands of Easter "Blessing Bags" to serve children in need throughout NYC. Many shifts are available on Saturday, March 28. Volunteers can also sign up to set up on Friday, March 27. RSVP here

YoungLives // Provide Childcare for All Metro Club Female (only) volunteers will assist in caring for children of teen moms that will be coming together for support and community at this all metro club night. Volunteers will set up the nursery, play with the kids and babies, and pra for the children attending. Friday, March 27 from 6-10pm. Great women’s CG opportunity! RSVP online.

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 Tuesday, March 31 from 6:30 to 9:30PM. Learn more here.

 

This Month

World Vision & A House on Beekman // Lead an Easter Egg Hunt & Outreach to the Bronx Community Volunteers will provide help with concessions, games, face-painting, clean up, and all sorts of Easter fun at outreach to kids and families in the Bronx. Saturday, April 4 from 11AM to 5PM. RSVP here

DeWitt Nursing Home // Join the Easter Sunday Service Team Volunteers will collectively lead a special Easter worship service for residents at DeWitt Nursing Home, providing music, Bible reading, and prayer to the community of elderly neighbors. Sunday, April 5 from 2-4PM. RSVP online.

StreetSquash // Tutor Youth from Local Harlem Schools Volunteers will tutor youth one-on-one at weekly sessions to improve grades and build specific academic skills for success in school. Orientation and training is mandatory for all volunteers. RSVP online for orientation on Tuesday, April 7 from 6:15-7:15pm.

Citymeals-on-Wheels // Deliver Meals to Homebound Elderly in UWS Volunteers will pick up meals at local UWS food distribution center, receive route for delivery within the neighborhood, and walk in groups of 2-3 to deliver meals to elderly recipients who otherwise might go without a meal. Sunday, April 12 from 9:30AM-12PM. RSVP online

Madison Ave Pres-St.James Shelter // Serve as an Overnight Host at Homeless Shelter 1-2 volunteers will host 12 homeless guests at an overnight shelter on E. 74th and Madison from 7:30PM to 7:30AM. Volunteers will interact with guests, sleep in their own private room, and serve breakfast the following morning. Volunteer orientation is on Sunday, April 12 from 1-2:30PM. RSVP here.

Chinese Christian Herald Crusades // Assist with Childcare for Parents attending Autism Family Support Group Volunteers will assist staff with childcare activities and games while parents attend the Autism Family Support Group every 3rd Saturday of the month from September to June. There will be a quick training for any new volunteers at the beginning of the opportunity. RSVP online. Saturday, April 18 from 1-4PM. 

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. Request more information online.

Avail NYC // Counsel Clients with Unexpected Pregnancies Volunteers will share comfort, decision-making guidance, and practical resources for men and women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. Volunteers serve weekly based on availability, and training is provided. Request information online.