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"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family."

 

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Facilitators to Lead Online Classes for Seniors

Selfhelp’s “Virtual Senior Center” is seeking Volunteer Facilitators to connect to seniors through a video chat program and share interests in the areas of art, music, history, health, social sciences, computers, and more. This program helps seniors to engage socially and make friends via computers during a one-hour interactive class. All Volunteer Facilitators need is a standard computer with high speed internet and a webcam. Classes are held weekdays, evenings, and weekends with a flexible recurring schedule. Volunteers who can speak English, Mandarin, Russian, or Korean are needed. Click here for more details about the program. #remotevolunteer

White Plains, NY

Through7/29/20

ESL Conversation Partners for Adults

Conversation Partners work one on one with our ESL students to help them improve their daily English Language Speaking skills for a minimum of an hour a week per student. Days and times vary according to needs and your schedule.

Valhalla, NY

Through6/26/20

Tutors for Adults

Tutors work in the Academic Support Center in a variety of areas including Math, Science, Writing, Art, Computers, and Higher Math/Physics for several hours a week. Days and times vary according to needs and your schedule.

Valhalla, NY

Through6/26/20

Special Service Mentors for Adults

Special Service Mentors will work with students who require additional help with time management and organizational skills. Days and times vary according to needs and your schedule.

Valhalla, NY

Through6/26/20

High School Equivalency/GED Teachers

Volunteer instructors are needed to teach a basic skills course for young adults between the ages of 17 and 25. This program is designed to help them successfully obtain a High School Equivalency or GED, which then leads them to enter post-secondary or advanced training programs or obtain full-time employment. Classes run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Thursday; volunteer instructors can teach up to four days a week for the length of the fall (September to December) or spring semester (January to June).

New Rochelle, NY

Through12/31/20

Reading Tutors for Adults

Westchester Library System is in need of volunteer reading tutors to support adults in Westchester communities who want to learn to read or to read better. All tutoring takes place at a Westchester library location at a time that works within the volunteer's own schedule. Westchester Library System will offer tutor training, support, and all teaching materials to accommodate the individual needs of the learner. Volunteer Reading Tutors commit to a minimum of two hours per week.

Elmsford, NY

Through10/3/20

Spanish Language Teacher for Beginners

New Rochelle Community Action Program is looking for a volunteer who can teach beginner's Spanish to English-speaking individuals who are interested in learning the basics of the Spanish language. This volunteer could potentially teach one day per week from 7-8:30 p.m. Express interest for more information!

New Rochelle, NY

Through6/17/20

2020 Census Helpers - Mamaroneck Public Library

Volunteers are needed in the library to assist patrons with general Census questions. They will also guide patrons on the best ways to access the Census via the website, over the phone, and with a downloadable language guide. Requirements: Volunteers must be 18 and older; those who speak Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply. Volunteers are needed to help on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sundays from 1-4 p.m.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through5/31/20

Communications-Digital Volunteer (Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties!)

The Digital Volunteer will support the Communications Department in many facets of managing social media and producing digital content/stories. * Listen/monitor regional conversations around Red Cross and providing feedback to Chapter * Assist in day-to-day postings/retweeting and administering GNY Red Cross accounts * Act as an ambassador and engage with online communities * Assist in developing, promoting and participating in Red Cross social media campaigns * Develop videos/photographs/content for web site and social media channels to promote and raise awareness of Red Cross mission/values to multi-lingual communities * Live-tweet special events and large-scale disaster responses * Develop tweet-up events for social media followers * Conduct research where needed and assist in compiling/analyzing metrics for chapter Facebook and Twitter feeds to improve performance * Help manage, recruit and engage local digital volunteers Qualifications: * Strong writing skills for different platforms. * Previous writing experience with blog posts, web/editorial stories and social media posts—Facebook and Twitter–is desired (Will be asked to submit writing samples.) * Experience with Microsoft Outlook applications * Strong communication skills and empathy for disaster survivors a must. * Ability to work independently and on a team * Experience using video editing and imaging software a plus (Photoshop, iMovie, FinalCut) • Photography experience a plus • Blogging experience a plus • Need to be able to work under potentially stressful situations

Hawthorne, NY

Through5/31/20