Hurricane Sandy Relief
Need: Stay updated on needs related to recovery from Hurricane Sandy at www.hfny.org/hurricane
Serve Breakfast to Bushwick Community
Need: Volunteers to help serve breakfast people from the Bushwick community
Affiliate: Living Waters Fellowship
Date & Time: Saturdays from 9AM to 11:30AM
Serve Lunch to the Homeless with the Salvation Army
Need: Help serve lunch to the homeless.
Affiliate: Salvation Army
Date & Time: Near Union Square on Wednesdays from 11:30AM to 1:30PM; in East Harlem on Sundays from 11:30AM to 1:30PM.
Serve High Tea to residents at Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter on UES
Need: 4 volunteers are needed to help prepare sandwiches, serve tea and lead bingo for the group.
Affiliate: Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter
Date: Saturday, June 8 from 12PM-2PM
Pack the Pantry at St. Paul's House
Need: Volunteers needed to pack pantry bags for distribution to homeless and marginally housed men and women in Midtown West
Affiliate: St. Paul's House
Date: Mondays from 7PM-8:30PM
Help Renovate a Senior Center in Harlem with Habitat for Humanity
Need: Volunteers to help with minor renovations (priming, painting, touch-ups) at senior center
Affiliate: Habitat for Humanity
Date & Time: Saturday, May 25 from 9:15AM-4:30PM
Work with Teens with Special Needs with Young Life
Need: Capernaum, Young Life’s ministry to youth with special needs, is looking for dedicated leaders to disciple teens on the UWS. Male leaders are especially needed.
Contact Katie at for information.
Serve at Bowery Mission Women's Center Graduation Ceremony
Need: Female volunteers are needed for the Bowery Mission Women’s Center graduation ceremony. Volunteers can help set up, clean up, serve food and refreshments.
Affiliate: Bowery Mission Women's Center
Date & Time: Monday evening, June 17
Contact: Email to learn more and to sign up.
Serve the Homeless with the Relief Bus in the South Bronx
Need: Serve people living on the street with The Relief Bus, a mobile relief bus, by offering food and donated items.
Affiliate: NYC Relief
Date & Time: Saturday, June 8 from in the South Bronx
Coach Baseball and Mentor At-Risk Teens
Need: Volunteers to help coach and mentor young men through weekly baseball practices and a tournament at the end of the summer.
Affiliate: Major's Minors Baseball Club
Date & Time: Saturdays from 12:30PM to 3:00PM in Williamsburg
Contact: Julia at to learn more
Lead Activities for Men and Women with Mental Illness
Need: Volunteers to assist with leading activities for men and women living at The Rita Berger House, a transitional program for those with mental illness
Affiliate: The Bridge-Rita Berger House
Date & Time: Saturday, May 25 1PM-3PM
Contact: David at
Mentors Needed at Operation Exodus
Need: Build into the lives of children in Washington Heights through Operation Exodus’s Saturday mentoring program. Female mentors are needed for junior high girls and for 2nd and 3rd grade girls. Male mentors are needed for Kindergarteners and 1st grade boys.
Affiliate: Operation Exodus
Date & Time: Saturday mornings 9AM-12PM
Contact: Rebecca at for more information.
Help Pack and Sort Donated Items at World Vision
Need: Help sort, package and prepare donated items for distribution to World Vision's community partners. Great group opportunity!
Affiliate: World Vision
Date & Time: Saturday, June 1 from 10AM-2PM in the Bronx.
Lead Activity Night at Bowery Mission Transitional Center
Need: Volunteers needed to build relationships and encourage the men living at the BMTC the last Wednesday of every month through activity nights and outings.
Affiliate: The Bowery Mission
Dates: Wednesday May 29, from 6:30PM-8:30PM
Location: 45-51 Avenue D
Contact: Ebi Barlaye
Mentor Youth with Young Life in Chelsea
Need: Volunteers needed to invest in high school students by spending individual time with them and by helping out with weekly club meetings
Affiliate: Young Life
Date & Time: Thursdays, 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Help with Year-End Celebration at Living Waters
Need: Help Living Waters’ after-school program with a year-end Carnival celebration
Affiliate: Living Waters Fellowship
Date & Time: Tuesday, June 4 from 3-6PM
Contact: Email for more info and to sign up.
Help with Homework and Games at The Father's Heart KidZone
Need: The Father's Heart KidZone program provides dinner, activities, and educational games. Volunteers are needed to play educational games, help with homework, and tutor at-risk children in grade school at the HFNY Homework Table.
Affiliate: Father's Heart Ministries
Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 6PM-7PM.
Location: Alphabet City