Get your group involved! Serve together by participating in one of the opportunities below.
You must register your group to serve by contacting the person listed for each opportunity, no drop-in groups permitted.
Location: 251 W 80th Street (UWS)
Up to 7 people can help prepare and serve a Sunday evening community meal. 1st Sunday of the month, 4:30pm-7:30pm.
Location: 227 Bowery Street (LES)
5-10 volunteers can help prepare and serve a Wednesday evening meal. Wednesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Location: 45-51 Avenue D (LES)
5-6 male volunteers needed to take part in a monthly activity night with the men living at the BMTC. Outings include bowling, meals, games, etc. Last Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm-8:30pm. Groups should be willing to commit to serving once a month for 6 months.
Contact Ebi Baralaye
5-6 male volunteers need to lead a discipleship Bible Study. Experience leading small group Bible Studies and an understanding of homelessness and addiction issues are necessary. 1st Wednesday of the month: Redeemer led Bible Study; 2nd Wednesday of the month: Apostles led Bible Study.
Contact Ebi Baralaye
Location: Bowery Mission Women's Center
Women volunteers prepare and serve dinner from 3:30pm to 7:30pm for the female residents living at the house in this Christian female recovery home. Groups should be willing to commit to serving once a month for 6 months.
2nd Sunday of the month: Contact Aurora ; 4th Saturday of the month: Contact Christina ; 4th Sunday of the month: Contact Sue at
Location: 211 E 79th Street
10-30 people can participate in or help lead a weekly worship service and build relationships with elderly residents. Sundays, 2pm-4pm. Contact
Location: 545 E 11th Street (LES)
5-10 volunteers help prepare and serve over 700 breakfasts and distribute pantry items. 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, 8:30am-12 noon.
5-6 volunteers help lead educational games at the "Home-work Table" during KidZone every Tuesday during the school year from 5:45pm-7:30pm.
To volunteer please contact Cindy at *Will begin again in September 2011 and go throughout the 2011-2012 school year.
Location: 205 East 7th Street (LES)
5-6 volunteers help lead youth activites on Wednesdays during the school year from 7:00pm-9:00pm or lead outings one Sunday a month from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Groups should be willing to commit to serving once a month for 6 months.
To volunteer please contact Courtney at
Up to 10 people can participate in monthly building projects or Brushes with Kindness. Various Saturdays of the month, 9am-4:30pm. Contact Cynthia
Location: 37-10 Skillman Ave (Long Island City)
Teams of 60 volunteers gather together throughout the year for various packing parties to sort and pack project supplies including: Back to School Bag Packs in September; Boxes of Love for Thanksgiving in November; Homeless Care Kits: January and Easter in a Bag in April. These are great one-time opportunities for groups to volunteer together. More information available closer to events.
Location: 265 Stanhope Street, Brooklyn
5-10 volunteers help prepare and serve a community breakfast. 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, 9:15am - 12 noon. Contact Pastor Ron
5-10 volunteers lead games during a youth sports program. Every Saturday, 10am to 12 noon. Contact Chris
5-10 volunteers lead Friday night Kids' Ministry activities such as worship, Bible study and games. Every Friday, 7pm-9pm. Contact Pastor Ron
5-6 voluteers lead kids in building models such as airplaines, etc. Every Saturday from 12pm-2pm.
Contact Pastor Ron
Location: Harlem & South Bronx
5-12 volunteers serve on the mobile soup kitchen, handing out meals and other materials. One Saturday a month, 10am-2pm.
For South Bronx Bus and Harlem Bus contact
Location: 90 Lafayette Street (Downtown)
During the third weekend of each month, volunteers are needed at the New York City Rescue Mission to help pack and distribute food pantry bags to very low income residents.
Friday, 7:00pm-9:00pm; Saturday, 9:45am to 12:00pm.
Location: 141 West 73rd Street (West Side)
Volunteers are needed to help serve lunch on Sundays from 11AM to 2PM
Email for more info.
Location: 405 East 73rd Street (between 1st and York)
8-12 volunteers prepare and serve a monthly dinner at the Ronald McDonald House, a “home-away-from-home” for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Saturdays, 4:30-7:30PM.
Email for more info.
Location: 125 Brighton Beach Avenue, Brooklyn
5-20 volunteers distribute literature about services to Russian immigrants at the Brighton Beach boardwalk. Saturdays or Sundays, times vary. Contact Leslie
Location: 335 W 51st Street
4-5 people serve breakfast after a gospel service for homeless men and women. Monday-Friday, 7:15am-8:30am. Contact email@example.com
5-8 people help distribute food pantry bags. Every Tuesday, 9:00am-11am. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
5-8 people host a monthly movie night for homeless men and women. The last Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm-9pm. Contact email@example.com
Location: 444 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn
5-10 volunteers help to plan and prepare a meal for the Teen Challenge students. Saturdays, 10am-2pm. Groups should be willing to commit to serving once a month for 6 months.
Location: 885 E 138th Street, Bronx
10 people help sort and pack donated supplies for distribution to local partners and nonprofit organizations in the New York City area. 1st Saturday of each month 10am-2pm.