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Book Sale Volunteers

Warner Library (located directly across from C-Town Supermarket) needs volunteers to help set up and break down its semi-annual used book sale. Please sign up for any or all of the following volunteer shifts: Friday, April 12 from 3-5 p.m.: volunteers needed to set up and carry tables outside Saturday, April 13 from 8-10 a.m.: volunteers needed to set up and carry cartons of books to tables Sunday, April 14 from 5-7 p.m.: volunteers needed to break down tables and carry books and tables back inside Monday, April 15 from 10-11 a.m. to load extra books onto recycling truck All volunteers must sign in with Bobbi upon arrival.

Tarrytown, NY

4/12/19 3:00 PM +more

Business Mentor NY

Make a difference, foster innovation, and be a part of the small business and entrepreneurial boom in New York State. Volunteer with Business Mentor NY and give back to your local business community! Mentors connect with small businesses for one-on-one guidance in a range of business issues, from lending general business guidance to specialized technical advice. Business Mentor NY is designed to allow volunteers to use their skills efficiently, with maximum impact. It is extremely flexible - you set the schedule and the expectations with your mentee. Meanwhile, our support staff is by your side every step of the way to help you succeed as a mentor. Business Mentor NY is an exciting opportunity to not only utilize your core skills to help small businesses but also drive your own professional development, hone leadership skills, and expand your skill set! BusinessMentor.NY.GOV

White Plains, NY

Through 12/12/19

2019 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) – 2019 Tax Season

Volunteers Sought for 2019 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) The Westchester-Putnam Workforce Board (WPWB) will once again offer its popular free tax preparation assistance to Westchester residents through a program called The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). VITA offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,500 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. To make sure it delivers maximum benefits, VITA relies on dedicated volunteers to assist with various tasks, including tax preparation, translation, call-center operations, and acting as greeters. Those who are considering becoming a volunteer are invited to attend one of four information sessions. Information Sessions as follows: Tuesday, October 2, 2018, White Plains Career Center, 120 Bloomingdale Road, NY, 6 pm –7:30:pm Tuesday, October 23, 2018, White Plains Career Center, 120 Bloomingdale Road, NY, 6 pm –7:30:pm November 14, 2018, White Plains Career Center, 120 Bloomingdale Road, NY, 6 pm –7:30:pm December 5, 2018, Mount Vernon Career Center, One Mount Vernon Place, Mount Vernon, NY, 6 pm –7:30:pm For more information about the process for becoming a volunteer, contact Victor Avendano at (914) 995-3924 or vaa3@westchestergov.com. Or, you may register online directly > About VITA: The WPWDB VITA Program is looking for people of all professional backgrounds and experience levels to help administer the program for the upcoming tax season. All tax assistance is provided at no cost and as such, VITA relies on dedicated volunteers to assist with various tasks, including tax preparation, translation, call-center operations, and acting as greeters. Help is needed at sites in Dobbs Ferry, Mount Vernon, Valhalla, White Plains, and Yonkers. No previous experience is required, and hours are flexible, averaging three to four hours per week. Training and certification for volunteer tax preparers are offered free and are sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. Individuals who complete the tax prep training and pass the tax prep test will be certified volunteer tax preparers. Once registered, volunteers are required to attend one of two training sessions to be held in January (date to be determined). Not all volunteer positions require training. The VITA training is a combination of self-study, online training, and in-class training. After completing the training, participants will need to take and pass the open-book online test for certification. All volunteers are covered by the Volunteer Protection Act. Tax preparation services are offered from February 1st until Tax Deadline Day. Since its inception, VITA has been a vital service for those living paycheck to paycheck or with fixed incomes. All assistance is provided at no cost, and on top of EITC savings (maximum of $6,318), clients often discover that they are eligible for additional credits, such as the Credit for the Elderly or Disabled.

White Plains, NY

Through 4/15/19

Community Volunteers Needed!

The New Rochelle Coalition Against Violence (New Ro CAV) is a group of dedicated New Rochelle residents organized to provide opportunities that are designed to reduce violence throughout the city. By exploring innovative and evidenced-based programming, New Ro CAV aims to meet the needs of residents at the intersection of trauma and resilience. New Ro CAV also works closely with IEY Middle School and will work with Trinity Elementary in 2018-2019. New Ro CAV is looking for community volunteers of all ages. Volunteer opportunities include: organizing recreational events for youth, providing informational events such as documentary screenings at the library, advocacy and much more. New Ro CAV is looking for individuals willing to share their time and talents to help make our city safer! #Newrochelle #Newrostrong

New Rochelle, NY

Through 7/31/19

Rockland One-time Opportunities With Volunteer New York! (NOW)

Volunteer NOW! Give a little time. Make a BIG difference. We know you're busy, which is why we've designed one-time opportunities at Volunteer New York! that don't require a long term commitment. The best part- they're on your schedule (you can even do it on your lunch break). Want to give it a go? Opportunities include: Event Crew: Help with the details from start to finish, whether it be managing our outreach table to providing support at one of our events Social Media Champions: Use your network to spread the word about volunteering Project Managers: Take the lead as a Site Captain for one of our Day of Service projects Public Speakers: Reach a larger audience, by presenting to local groups Street Team: “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters Copy Editors: Give our writing a final polish So, how does it work? We’ll send e-alerts, when your preferred types of opportunities become available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Nyack, NY

Through 7/16/19

Data Entry

Seeking a volunteer for clerical work at the Spring Valley CAP office, such as data entry, making phone calls, making copies. Volunteer must be computer literate and may be willing to help out with community projects as needed. Community projects may include an outreach event at the library or sorting clothes at the center. Time commitment is flexible. Contact Rosie at (845) 262-1987 ext. 206.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 12/31/19

WESPAC Social Media

WESPAC continuously needs additional supporting with building our social media presence and sharing our upcoming events, actions and meetings. If you have experience with Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, give us a call and let's schedule a time to review our organizational needs.

White Plains, NY

Through 6/21/19

Public Relations & Social Media Volunteer

The mission is to facilitate educational programs by building, mentoring, and training. VOLUNTEER SUMMARY The volunteer(s) will help Forming Lives Foundation (FLF) with tasks related to social media, website, communications, public relations, outreach/fundraising, and event management. RESPONSIBILITIES Desire to support the vision and mission of FLF. Work with Executive Committee to create community awareness. Develop promotional public relations materials including newsletters, press releases, social media posts, presentations, and other materials as needed. Assist with the development of campaign communications. Manipulate and integrate various social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Research and contact viable donors and sponsors. Ensure all data on website remains current. Provide support for event planning/fundraisers and execution. QUALIFICATIONS Pursuing Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, advertising, journalism, missions or other communications or related field Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail Good computer and internet research skills Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team Effective written and verbal communication skills Available to attend and volunteer at events Bilingual English/Spanish a plus BENEFITS AND RECOGNITION This position provides valuable experience for individuals with an interest in gaining knowledge in the non-profit field and anyone with a passion for giving hope to children as they become valuable contributors to the world. Volunteers are highly valued members of the FLF team and contribute to making a significant difference in FLF's ability to transform the lives of current and future generations. FLF will provide reference letters for all volunteers who successfully complete a placement. Please submit resume and cover letter, along with your availability, to info@forming-lives.org ABOUT FORMING LIVES FOUNDATION Forming Lives is a non-profit corporation focusing its efforts on creating and implementing projects aimed at improving the community of Santa Cecilia, Colombia. Our first project is building a recreation center and a school for the community of Santa Cecilia, Colombia, "The Coliseum." There are no parks in Santa Cecilia, and the children have to travel to the city of Bogota to attend school, therefore, the Coliseum is essential and will have a great impact on the community. The Coliseum will promote social formation by creating and implementing projects aimed at improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, teenagers and adults.

New City, NY

Through 8/31/19

Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

We are looking for volunteers to assist victims of sexual assault by providing emotional support in the emergency room and waiting room. Volunteers are required to complete 9 weeks of training in order to volunteer in this capacity. Volunteers are needed for both weekdays and weekends, and they can commit to however many days and hours they'd like. Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center began a tradition of providing information resources, skills workshops and professional counseling to assist women in making informed choices and in working towards their potential. Programs and services are continually developed to meet community needs and to reflect the needs of women, children and their families in a changing social environment.

Mahopac, NY

Through 3/5/20

Event Crew (NOW)

Seeking Event Crew volunteers to help with the details from start to finish, whether it be managing our outreach table to providing support at one of our events. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

Marketing & Communications Intern

Help take our marketing and communications to the next level! We're looking for a passionate, energetic, and talented marketing volunteer to help get our message out to key audiences. Your project(s) may include assistance with press releases, social media planning, and the production of print and digital communications such as our newsletters or outreach materials. This is a great opportunity for the right individual to use your marketing skills for a good cause, to learn about the nonprofit landscape in Westchester (we work with over 500 nonprofits), or as a stepping stone for someone looking to get requisite marketing and communications experience. Our ideal volunteer would have: some background or knowledge of marketing, communications and design as well as strong writing skills, an attention to detail, a passion for content creation, a positive attitude and strong work ethic, and a strong willingness to learn all of the above. Part-time and flexible hours. Internships typically run for a period of 4-6 months.

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/14/22

New Rochelle Event Crew (NOW)

Seeking Event Crew volunteers to help with the details from start to finish, whether it be managing our outreach table to providing support at one of our events. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

New Rochelle One-time Opportunities With Volunteer New York! (NOW)

Volunteer NOW! Give a little time. Make a BIG difference. We know you're busy, which is why we've designed one-time opportunities at Volunteer New York! that don't require a long term commitment. The best part- they're on your schedule (you can even do it on your lunch break). Want to give it a go? Opportunities include: • Event Crew: Help with the details from start to finish, whether it be managing our outreach table to providing support at one of our events • Social Media Champions: Use your network to spread the word about volunteering • Project Managers: Take the lead as a Site Captain for one of our Day of Service projects • Public Speakers: Reach a larger audience, by presenting to local groups • Street Team: “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters • Copy Editors: Give our writing a final polish So, how does it work? We’ll send e-alerts, when your preferred types of opportunities become available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

Rockland Event Crew (NOW)

Seeking Event Crew volunteers to help with the details from start to finish, whether it be managing our outreach table to providing support at one of our events. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny

Nyack, NY

Through 3/20/20

Social Media Champion (NOW)

Seeking Social Media Champions to use their network to spread the word about volunteering. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

New Rochelle Street Team (NOW)

Seeking volunteers to “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

Rockland Street Team (NOW)

Seeking volunteers to “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Nyack, NY

Through 3/20/20

Project Managers (NOW)

Seeking Project Managers to take the lead as a Site Captain for one of our Day of Service projects. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

Street Team (NOW)

Seeking volunteers to “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters. So, how does it work? We’ll send an e-alert, when an opportunity becomes available. And, then it’s just a matter of signing up where/when it’s convenient for you. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

Copy Editor (NOW)

Seeking volunteer to copy edit marketing, fundraising, and program materials. Basic knowledge of AP style and grammar is required. Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines is also a must. Responsibilities include: • On-screen review for spelling, grammar, and flow. • Ensure consistency with brand guidelines. • Fact check references, as required. • Work closely with staff to address any queries that arise. Opportunity offers flexible hours, with ability to volunteer remotely. Perfect for established editors looking for a skills-based opportunity, as well as graduates who want to build experience. Go NOW, and do something great for your community. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Through 12/31/19

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