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Cause - Civic & Community

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." -Coretta Scott King

 

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2019 Early Summer Garden Crew

Join gardeners to help clean up community areas of the garden. Volunteers will participate in tilling the soil, raking, cleaning and hauling, weeding, deadheading, woodchipping, and composting. Please bring water to stay hydrated, and wear long pants, a hat, work gloves, work shoes, and sunscreen. PLEASE BEWARE: ticks and poison ivy have been reported in the garden this spring. All ages and abilities are welcome!

New Rochelle, NY

7/20/19 9:00 AM +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

Blog Writer (NOW)

Overview: Seeking a talented writer to contribute and publish content to our blog Responsibilities: Monitor conversations and online activity across a variety of channels, for ideas and inspiration Communicate regularly with the Communications Director to ensure blog is in line with marketing strategy, editorial calendar, and current promotional needs Develop original content (with the opportunity to work closely with external partners) Create or find supporting graphics as needed Qualifications: Strong writing skills and attention to detail Graphic design and desktop publishing experience preferred Benefits: High level hands-on experience One-on-one mentoring from a dedicated member of our senior management team Ability to volunteer remotely Hours: Part-time during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm #remotevolunteer

Tarrytown, NY

Through 12/31/19

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 7/31/20

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

Volunteer NOW makes it easy to volunteer, with one-time and short-term opportunities designed to fit your schedule: Outreach Crew: Recruit volunteers at events Social Media Champions: Use your network to spread the word about volunteering Street Team: “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters Plus, several skills-based positions: Project Managers: Take the lead on one of our Day of Service projects Blog Writers: Develop our next post Youth App Volunteer: Help with our next refresh Copy Editors: Give our writing a final polish Public Speakers: Promote volunteering to community groups How It Works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Nyack, NY

Through 7/16/20

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

Copy Editor (NOW)

Overview: Seeking volunteers to copy edit marketing, fundraising, and program materials Responsibilities: 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 Qualifications: Basic knowledge of AP style and grammar is required Strong attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines is also a must Benefits: High level hands-on experience One-on-one mentoring from a dedicated member of our senior management team Ability to volunteer remotely Hours: Part-time during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Elmsford, NY

Through 12/31/19

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

Outreach 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 Intern

Overview: Seeking a talented marketing intern to get our message out to key audiences Responsibilities: Develop social media posts Contribute to eNews (circulation 15000+) Assist with writing press releases Qualifications: Some background or knowledge of marketing Strong writing and design skills High attention to detail Benefits: High level hands-on experience in field of your choice Exposure to our Corporate Champions and 500+ non-profit partners One-one-one mentoring from a dedicated member of our senior management team Opportunity to explore a variety of career paths, by working across departments Hours: Part-time during normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Ideal candidate needs to make a 4-6 month commitment.

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/14/22

New Rochelle Outreach Crew (NOW)

Recruit volunteers at events! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

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

Volunteer NOW makes it easy to volunteer, with one-time and short-term opportunities designed to fit your schedule: Outreach Crew: Recruit volunteers at events Social Media Champions: Use your network to spread the word about volunteering Street Team: “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters Plus, several skills-based positions: Project Managers: Take the lead on one of our Day of Service projects Blog Writers: Develop our next post Youth App Volunteer: Help with our next refresh Copy Editors: Give our writing a final polish Public Speakers: Promote volunteering to community groups How It Works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

Rockland Outreach Crew (NOW)

Recruit volunteers at events! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny

Nyack, NY

Through 3/20/20

Social Media Champions (NOW)

Use your network to spread the word about volunteering! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

New Rochelle Street Team (NOW)

“Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 3/20/20

Rockland Street Team (NOW)

“Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Nyack, NY

Through 3/20/20

Project Managers (NOW)

Overview: Seeking Site Captains for our Martin Luther King Jr. and 9/11 Day of Service projects Responsibilities: Attend a brief training (alternative arrangements available) Become the knowledge expert for your project, and communicate with volunteers leading up to the day On the day, set up and oversee project After the project, verify attendance and send pre-crafted thank you cards to volunteers Qualifications: Strong communication skills and attention to detail Ability to be flexible Project management experience preferred Benefits: High level hands-on experience Exposure to our Corporate Champions and 500+ non-profit partners Hours: Date TBD by project (~4-7 hours total) #IG006 #recruitvny

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

Street Team (NOW)

“Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters! How it works (in 3 easy steps): Register for your preferred opportunities We’ll send e-alerts, when opportunities become available. Sign up where/when it’s convenient for you. #IG006 #recruitvny #remotevolunteer

Tarrytown, NY

Through 3/20/20

Share Your Special Skill

Share Your Special Skill. If you have a special skill or talent, let’s talk!

Scarsdale, NY

Through 3/28/20

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