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Cause - Arts & Culture

“Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” -Chuck Klosterman

 

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Help Remove Halloween Paint from Storefront Windows

To celebrate Halloween, volunteers painted lively designs on the windows of local storefronts in a collaboration between the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, New Rochelle BID, and New Rochelle High School. Of course, once Halloween is over, those paintings will be to be removed! Volunteers are needed to help brush off paint flakes and wash off any residue using water and sponges or rags. All supplies will be provided. Masks must be worn and social distancing will be observed.

New Rochelle, NY

11/2/20 10:00 AM + more

Arts & Culture Center Web Volunteer

A volunteer is needed to help the Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture Center update its website. This is an opportunity that can be completed virtually/remotely.

Suffern, NY

Through 3/30/21

3D Printer Volunteer

The Dobbs Ferry Public Library is looking for local volunteers who are interested and experienced in 3D printing to help with its 3D printer and share knowledge with others in the Dobbs Ferry community. Familiarity with Tinkercad, CURA, or Lulzbot is especially helpful!

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Through 12/31/20

Intergenerational Choir Program Mentor

Help promote the love of music and needs of students in elementary schools! Training involves attending choir rehearsals and the time commitment is once per week.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 12/31/20

Children's Art Program Co-Leader

Abbott House is seeking a friendly, creative, energetic volunteer (or two) who can help plan and organize fun arts and crafts activities for the unaccompanied minors in its Transitional Resources for Children (TRC) Program. This program is held every Tuesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and consists of set up, implementing the activity, and cleaning up the space. Arts and crafts are a great therapeutic outlet for children who suffer trauma, and those who love arts and crafts, can commit to a weekly program, and want to make a meaningful difference in a child’s life are encouraged to volunteer! The volunteer(s) will have the following responsibilities: Coordinate with the Development Department and work closely with the Lead Program Volunteer to plan, research, and organize a monthly calendar of arts and crafts activities, as well as a supply budget. Secure donated supplies or purchase supplies based on budget and submit receipts for reimbursement as needed. Help maintain an inventory of supplies and keep the art closet organized. Make a strong commitment to volunteer at the program every Tuesday evening. Arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the program to help set up (stay 30 minutes after to coordinate clean up). Help explain the project to the kids, provide assistance, and engage with them. Manage student volunteers and other adult volunteers who sign up to assist on Tuesday evenings (ensure they are helping with set up/clean up, make sure they stay engaged, and are contributing toward the success of the program). Encourage, praise, and chat with the children from Abbott House. Bilingual (Spanish and English) skills preferred, but not required. Therapeutic art experience a plus! NY State and Abbott House mandates full-clearance vetting to meet the requirements of this position.

Irvington, NY

Through 12/31/20

Bookkeeper

The Westchester Philharmonic is seeking a bookkeeper to help handle accounts receivable and accounts payable, payrolls, and quarterly federal and state filings once per week. Some work can be performed remotely. The bookkeeper would use Quickbooks Non-Profit.

White Plains, NY

Through 7/5/21

Board Members

We're looking for board members and other volunteers who have a love of music; experience and skills in any combination of finance, development, grant writing, and planned giving; and who are willing to make a personal donation and fundraise from others. Board members usually attend concerts (three in the fall and three in the spring) and board meetings before and after concerts (approximately 10 per year). Applicants should be able to work collaboratively with a diverse team of committed people who are excited about both sustaining and expanding Friends of Music Concerts' reach into the future.

Sleepy Hollow, NY

Through 4/30/21

Board Members

Accent Dance's mission is to inspire youth through dance education, to enlighten through multicultural dance performances, and to empower through lasting community partnerships. It celebrates the rich cultural history and diversity of the community while recognizing dance’s unique ability to unify. Accent Dance NYC is looking for Board Members to help further its mission. Express interest below for more details!

Virtual (Virtual)

Through 7/25/21