HOPE FOR NEW YORK
Urgent Needs
Volunteer opportunities where we still need dedicated volunteers.

This Week

Young Life // Serve Teen Moms at Annual Spring Club
Wednesday, March 29 from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help with childcare, serve food, and set up/clean up the event. Volunteers also spend time getting to know our teen moms and building relationships with them. Female volunteers only. RSVP online

All Angels' Church // Deep Clean the Community Ministries' Kitchen
Thursday, March 30 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Volunteer will clean the kitchen used twice a week to feed homeless men and women on the Upper West Side during the Sunday community meal.  RSVP online.

Safe Families for Children // Attend Training to Support Local Families in Crisis
Monday, April 3 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Volunteers attend and receive an introduction to the Safe Families model as well as the required training for the Family Friend role. 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.

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  

Do For One // Build Relationships with Adults with Disabilities at Movie & Game Night
Friday, April 7 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Volunteers will hang out and play games, watch a movie, and learn about what DFO does and build relationships with those they serve in the UWS.  RSVP online.

Cru Inner City // Pack Easter Blessing Bags in Queens
Friday, April 7 or Saturday, April 8 (multiple shifts)
Volunteers will fill paper bags with Easter treats, crayons, Bible stories, as well as a gospel bead bracelet to share the message of Easter. RSVP for  Friday evening shift here or Saturday shifts here.

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.

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.

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.

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.