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

 

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4-H Putnam County Fair

We would love to have you volunteer at the 4H Fair. The fair runs from July 27th to the 29th at the Veterans Memorial Park in Carmel. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available for Adults and youth 12 and over. Any youth under 12 can volunteer with a parent or guardian. We need volunteers in the following areas: Lemonade Cotton Candy Games & Games Prize Booth Crafts Ice Cream Sales Face Painting Hair Wrapping

Brewster, NY

7/27/18 11:00 AM +more

Spring Valley Collaborative Administrative Assistant

The Spring Valley Collaborative is a regular monthly gathering of people from different groups, agencies and organizations interested in working together to raise the quality of life for all residents of Spring Valley. The Collaborative was formed more than 12 years ago and focuses specifically on addressing some of the needs in our community. We are seeking a volunteer to provide Administrative support to the work of the Collaborative. Administrative Assistance for Spring Valley Collaborative Take notes at our monthly meetings (they take place at the Kurtz Center in Spring Valley, the 2nd Tuesday of the month from Noon - 2pm) Circulate the minutes to the Steering Committee and members Handle some email list updates Take minutes at our Steering Committee meetings – 1x a month Communicate with Steering Committee on some administrative matter Send out invites on meetings

Spring Valley, NY

8/14/18 12:00 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 12/12/18

LOFT People of Color Peer Support Group Facilitator

The LOFT's LGBT People of Color Peer Support Group is an open discussion group for LGBT People of Color including any/all peoples of African, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, Asian or Pacific Island descent. Peer Facilitators lead The LOFT’s peer support groups in discussion, support, and activities. A LOFT peer facilitator must identify with the population being served in the group they are facilitating. LOFT peer facilitators must be available to set up the room/welcome attendees at least a half hour prior to the beginning of their group. The LGBT People of Color group is looking for another facilitator(s)! The group is currently on hiatus but will resume once more faciliators are found.

White Plains, NY

Through 8/3/18

Site Captains for Community Days of Service

Are you interested in learning more about being a Site Captain for a future Community Day of Service? (Remember that person who signed in the volunteers, handed out the t-shirts, and explained the project to the group?-That’s a Site Captain!) If you like coordinating and leading a group in a task, then we would like to hear from you! Click on the “Express Interest” button now and we will reach out to you.

Tarrytown, NY

Through 1/23/19

Volunteer to Keep #NewRoStrong With New Rochelle Council of Community Services

We are looking to engage people of all ages who wish to take action and volunteer to keep #NewRoStrong within our schools and throughout our community. We will be developing opportunities in areas such as: • Community Togetherness • Cultural Competence • Mediation/Conflict Resolution • Mentoring, Safe Spaces • and more If you want to participate in one or more areas, please click “express interest” and we will circle back shortly with options. Please note that some opportunities may not be suitable for youth (under 18yrs.). More details to come. Thank you for your patience as we organize.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 1/23/19

Knitting & Crocheting Basics Coach

Would you like to teach knitting and crocheting basics, while enjoying a social coffee morning? We are in need of a volunteer to teach the basics of knitting & crocheting (help those new to the group to cast on, read a pattern and get started!) at our weekly Tuesday Morning Knitting & Crocheting Workshops. Come join this very social group to help out as needed. Need will vary from week to week, depending on when new knitters/crocheters join in, and enjoy coffee, tea, cookies and conversation. Tuesdays 10.00am - 11.30am Yonkers Riverfront Library We would prefer a minimum committment of 6 months Please "Express Interest" below for more information:

Yonkers, NY

Through 2/26/19

Jimmy Vejer Summer Fun- Camp Volunteer

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester is looking for volunteers for this summer! Camp is open to children and young adults with and without disabilities ages 5-21. Camp is in session Monday through Friday 8:30-3:30 for six weeks beginning in July. Volunteers will assist campers in taking part in a variety of activities, swimming, team sports, arts and crafts, playground activities, educational nature walks, field trips and festive barbecues. Some camp volunteers would be able to do clerical work such as copying, mailing, and assisting the camp director.

Rye Brook, NY

Through 8/17/18

Vocational Boni-Bell Farm Internship (Full Time May-November)

Vocational Education Internship at Boni-Bel Farm (Full Time/May to November) Room/Board/Stipend Interns guide therapeutic/recreational activities such as maintaining a flock of organic chickens and preparing fresh eggs for sale, making gift baskets, bee-keeping, harvesting vegetables, maple sugaring, and assisting in special events such as Saturday Farm Markets. Experiential 1:1 vocational sessions guided by interns are designed to help individual students following New York State Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) standards. A key goal in special education is to prepare students for adulthood by providing career development and vocational training. Agricultural settings offer a rich opportunity to build such life skills. Boni-Bel Organic Farm & Country Store, just a half-mile from the Brewster campus, offers opportunities for Green Chimneys students to learn and perfect a trade of their interest. Our professional farm staff at Boni-Bel models sustainable agricultural practices, and students are involved in the operation of the farm including organic vegetable/fruit production (from cultivating soil to seed propagation and planting to harvesting), landscaping, bee-keeping, maple syrup production, small machine operation. Students practice retail and customer service skills at the Country Store while selling products (vegetables, Maple syrup and crafts made at the farm or locally) to the public. Must be 21+ to apply. Apply ASAP at: http://www.greenchimneys.org/careers/

Brewster, NY

Through 11/30/18

Community Volunteers Needed!

The New Rochelle Coalition against Violence (New Ro CAV) is looking for community volunteers of all ages. 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. 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! The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 23 at 6 p.m. at the New Rochelle Public Library. We hope to see you there! For more information contact Tamaris Princi tamarisprinci@hotmail.com or Lisa Burton lisaburton48@gmail.com. #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 volunteerin Project Managers: Take the lead as a Site Captain for one of our Day of Service projects Community Meeting Reps: Keep your neighbors informed on what we’re up to Public Speakers: Reach a larger audience, by presenting to local groups Street Team: “Hit the streets” with our flyers and posters 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

Repacking and sorting food in the warehouse - Volunteer

Volunteers can help with repacking food in the warehouse. Sign up here.

Elmsford, NY

Through 10/30/18

Volunteer Food Drives

ARCS' food pantry program is constantly seeking donations of nonperishable foods, toiletries, and household cleansers. Interested volunteers can organize a food collection drive at their school, club, religious organization, or place of business. ARCS can on occasion assist with picking up the foods and bringing them to our Hawthorne, NY food pantry. In the past, student groups have even organized canned food drives at supermarkets. For more information, please call (914) 785-8326

Hawthorne, NY

Through 8/7/20

Development Associate

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Development Volunteer is responsible for assisting in the planning, budgeting and managing all of the private fundraising functions of The LOFT, including direct marketing, major donors, foundation grants, special events, corporate sponsorship and planned giving, etc. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 7/30/19

Memorial Thrift Shop Volunteer

Memorial Thrift Shop is a fundraising stream for The LOFT and memorial United Methodist Church (MUMC). 100% stocked by donations of new and used items, the shop is part of a Go Green campaign for both agencies to encourage the recycling and resale of usable materials. Items are also distributed to other non-profits and individuals through MUMC's Emergency Assistance Program. The Memorial Thrift Shop Volunteer would sit in the thrift shop, manage donations, and help any shoppers who come in. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 8/30/19

Pride Guide Sales Representative

We're looking for an advertising sales and marketing volunteer who can oversee The LOFT's Annual Pride Guide advertising sales. This includes banner advertisers for The LOFT's website and space in a directory of LGBT-friendly businesses as well as seek sponsorships for events, promotions, event program book and other special events. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 8/30/19

LOFT Library Associate

The LOFT Library's is a lending library with over 5,000 LGBT-related books, films and reference materials. The LOFT Library is open weekdays when the center is open, and on some weekend hours. Checking out materials from The LOFT Library is a LOFT Membership Benefit. The LOFT Library Associate would help catalouge books, manage the check in and check out of books, and help with the upkeep of the library. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 8/30/19

LOFT Membership Volunteer

Membership to The LOFT is a fundraising part of the organization. Through our annual membership, individuals and families are supporting the mission of the center and the programs and services we offer to the community. This position works with the Director of Membership and Communications. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 7/30/19

LGBTQ Advocate

At the local, state, federal and international levels, LGBTQ individuals continue to advocate for equality under the law, for protections from discrimination and for meeting our community's health and human service needs. The LGBTQ Advocate would assist the staff in creating and managing events and/or postings that help advocate for equality for every member of the LGBTQ community. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 7/30/19

Programs and Services Assistant

The LOFT's list of programs and services reflects the diversity of our LGBTQ community. Programs fall under four main categories: education, support, advocacy and celebration. The Programs and Services Assistant would help the staff manage and set-up programs, and would help advertise for the events. #IG004

White Plains, NY

Through 7/30/19

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