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
Warner Library is having it's semi-annual book sale and needs volunteers who can carry boxes of books. The following times are available:
Friday October 19th from 3PM to 5PM
Saturday October 20th from 8AM to 10AM
Sunday October 21st from 5PM to 6:30PM
Monday October 22nd from 3PM to 4PM
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!
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.
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.
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:
Vocational Education Internship at Boni-Bel Farm (Full Time/May to November)
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/
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!
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.
The VS Volunteer Recruitment team member serves as an engaged and active team member on recruitment and helps to implement the regional volunteer recruitment strategy and plan by working with a remote recruitment team and coordinating with the regional Volunteer Services team to assist in attending events, making phone calls and sending emails to potential volunteers; both individuals and groups.
• Helps to implement the Volunteer Recruitment Strategy and plan for the region in coordination with the RVSO and VS Specialists
• Works with regional recruiting team and helps to execute the recruitment plan and ensure targeted, proactive recruitment for high priority positions
• Serves as an active team member to assist in volunteer recruitment
• Develops a recruitment network throughout the region using internal and external partners
• Works with departments to recruit internal volunteers for new opportunities and leadership positions
• Equips departments with tools they need to make a pitch for volunteering when they are out in the community talking about the Red Cross
• Helps to manage research, planning and execution of recruitment events both in person and remotely
Must have some availability during weekday business hours (nights and weekends are a plus!)
Minimum of four hrs/week
• Understanding of the American Red Cross and its opportunities for volunteer service.
• Enthusiastic about Red Cross mission and programs.
• Ability to effectively communicate Red Cross mission and activities in a manner that is both attractive and realistic.
• Likes working with people and is a team player
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LOFT Peer Support Services provide an outlet for LGBTQ individuals to meet in a safe and supportive environment with their peers to discuss topics that affect their health and wellbeing. Group facilitators have to identify as peers of the group participants. Current groups are for those who identify as lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, gender non-conforming, LGBTQ People of Color, LGBTQ 20-somethings, LGBTQ seniors, LGBT mental health and for those questioning their sexuality and/or gender expression. Training to be a peer facilitator provided.
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.