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Putnam County Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Participants and volunteers drive its success by advancing the fight against this disease while helping to execute a fun community event! Volunteers are needed for: Sign setup Registration tables Greeting walkers and guests Refreshment tables Water stations ​Photography

Carmel Hamlet, NY

9/21/19 7:00 AM

Help Organize the Diaper Bank Warehouse

The Westchester County Diaper Bank is formed by the Junior League of Central Westchester's partnership with the Westchester County Executive’s office and the Westchester County Department of Social Services. The Diaper Bank provides diapers at no cost as temporary assistance to struggling families in Westchester County. To prepare for its next diaper distribution, the Westchester County Diaper Bank invites volunteers of all ages and abilities to the Abbott House to assist in organizing its warehouse. This opportunity is ideal for families and groups, as well as teens looking for community hours.

Irvington, NY

9/21/19 9:00 AM

Bike HSS: Start and Finish Line Volunteers

BIKE HSS is a one-day cycling event beginning and ending at the Hospital for Special Surgery Westchester in White Plains. Friends of the Hospital for Special Surgery, physicians, staff, and members of the local community ride to promote awareness about musculoskeletal health while raising critical funds for patient care, research, and education. Start Line and Finish Volunteers are needed to check-in guests, collect donations, provide information, lead the kids' zone and play area, control traffic, and more. Volunteers receive complimentary registration, snacks, meal tickets, access to the Finish Line Festival, T-shirts, and incentives for fundraising (encouraged but not required). Start Line and Finish Volunteers can sign up for any or all of the following shifts: 5-9 a.m. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

White Plains, NY

9/28/19 5:00 AM + more

Bike HSS: Route Volunteers

BIKE HSS is a one-day cycling event beginning and ending at the Hospital for Special Surgery Westchester in White Plains. Friends of the Hospital for Special Surgery, physicians, staff, and members of the local community ride to promote awareness about musculoskeletal health while raising critical funds for patient care, research, and education. Route volunteers are needed to cheer on cyclists and assist along the route rest stops and lunch stop, as well as help with food and beverages, recovery zone, and entertainment at the Finish Line Festival; bike technicians; medical; and more. Route volunteers receive complimentary registration, snacks, meal tickets, access to the Finish Line Festival, T-shirts, and incentives for fundraising (encouraged but not required).

White Plains, NY

9/28/19 6:00 AM

Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Classic Race

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation Classic Race is an all-inclusive fundraiser that aims to brings together runners, walkers, and disabled athletes of all ages to compete in 5K and 10K races. Volunteers are needed to help with handing out race packets, processing registration, setting up the event, manning the concession stand, and more. Funds raised directly support Helen Hayes Hospital's therapeutic services.

Haverstraw, NY

9/28/19 7:00 AM

2nd Annual CODA Walk

The harris project is seeking volunteers for its 2nd Annual CODA Out of the Shadows Walk at Pace University in Pleasantville. Volunteers help bring awareness to the impact the harris project is making in the prevention and treatment of co-occurring disorders. This year the walk will kick off the first-ever CommUniversity Day at Pace University. Volunteers are needed for the following tasks: Prepare materials Set-up Clean-up Registration Share information

Pleasantville, NY

9/28/19 9:30 AM

Westchester County Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Participants and volunteers drive its success by advancing the fight against this disease while helping to execute a fun community event! Volunteers are needed for: Sign setup Registration tables Greeting walkers and guests Refreshment tables Water stations Photography

Harrison, NY

9/29/19 7:00 AM

2019 Westchester Heart Walk

The American Heart Association needs volunteers to help with this year's Westchester Heart Walk. Volunteers will help display signage, set up the refreshments and kids' area, staff the registration and water areas, and more. The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s largest event. This non-competitive walking event brings together participants of all ages throughout the community to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke prevention and well as raise money for research and heart-healthy lifestyle programs.

Valhalla, NY

10/5/19 7:30 AM

16th Annual Walk for PKD

The Walk for PKD is a 5K (3.2 mile) walk to benefit the PKD Foundation and raise funds for polycystic kidney disease (PKD) research. The event is a great opportunity to help make a difference, connect with those in the PKD community, and learn more about how PKD affects families. Volunteers are needed to help with setup and cleanup, registering guests, distributing water and cheering on walkers, serving food, and placing signs. Volunteers are expected to arrive at parking field #1 at 8 a.m.; registration opens at 9 a.m. and the walk kicks off at 10 a.m. Parking is free before 8 a.m. After that, Rockland Lake Park charges $8 per car (cash only).

Valley Cottage, NY

10/5/19 8:00 AM

12th Annual Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk

The Foundation Fighting Blindness is hosting its 12th Annual Westchester-Fairfield VisionWalk at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights. Volunteers are needed to help with setting up, activities, kids' booths, food and refreshments, guiding the walk, and general day-of-event logistics.

Yorktown Heights, NY

10/13/19 7:30 AM

Rockland County Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support, and research. Participants and volunteers drive its success by advancing the fight against this disease while helping to execute a fun community event! Volunteers are needed for: Sign setup Registration tables Greeting walkers and guests Refreshment tables Water stations Photography

Pomona, NY

10/20/19 7:30 AM

Social Media, Marketing and Communication Volunteer

Cancer Support Team, a licensed home care program serving southern Westchester cancer patients and their families, is seeking volunteers to help with its social media, marketing, and communication efforts. These volunteers are responsible for supporting and helping to implement a social media and public relations strategy for Cancer Support Team. Schedule is flexible! Responsibilities Maintaining a content calendar to ensure social media content supports planned campaigns and programs Researching and identifying relevant stories to share with constituents (patients, donors and community agencies) across various social media platforms Monitoring breaking news and current events to create compelling content Assisting in planning, writing, and managing content for monthly (at a minimum) eblasts Assisting in planning, writing, and managing content for weekly (at a minimum) Facebook posts Assisting in planning and producing video content/interviews for eblasts and Facebook posts Updating web site Actively investigating ways to improve engagement on all social media platforms Maintaining and updating list of press contacts for public relations efforts Drafting, distributing, and pitching news releases and media alerts Qualifications Strong interest in social media, research, writing, and/or non-profit work Comfortable working with all social media platforms Excellent written and communication skills Independent worker Good organizational and time management skills If you are interested in volunteering for a team of professionals providing quality supportive services to cancer patients and their families, please express your interest below!

Harrison, NY

Through 11/1/40

Caregiver Partner

To ensure caregivers of patients admitted to Westchester Medical Center receive emotional and spiritual support, information and practical assistance in a comfortable environment conducive to relaxation and restoration of their physical, emotional and spiritual well- being. Responsibilities Welcome and greet caregivers to the Center Orient caregivers to the Center services, amenities and role of the volunteer Register caregiver in the caregiver log Determine the immediate needs of the caregiver Assist with accessing internet, e-mail and other electronic devices as indicated Provide information and resources as indicated by need Host, bus and maintain supplies for afternoon tea. Call appropriate staff to clean or replenish supplies Outreach to caregivers in hospital as directed Refer guest to appropriate resources in hospital and community Inform the Director of issues related to Caregiver Center Attend training and orientation for the program Listen, be nonjudgmental and be supportive. If you don’t know an answer to a question, ask for assistance. Qualifications Understanding of the impact of trauma, illness, lengthy hospitalization on the caregiver Ability to maintain a calm demeanor and compassion in emotionally charged situations Good critical thinking skills, good listening and effective communication skills Ability to follow instructions; work independently, a friendly manner, flexibility and ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy of guests. Center Hours: Seven Days per week 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Valhalla, NY

Through 12/31/19

Volunteer Blood Drive Ambassador

Be a lifesaver! Volunteer Ambassadors help offer a positive experience by greeting all blood donors, explaining the donation stations and process, assisting with the registration process, and posting donation experience at Canteen. Volunteers may also assist staff in preparing collection tubes. Flexible scheduling available. All volunteers must have criminal background check and attend an orientation/training class.

Elmsford, NY

Through 5/13/20

Outreach Support Specialist

The Crossover Yoga Project's (CYP) Outreach Support Specialist uses best practices to effectively bring CYP's curriculum to organizations in community centers, shelters, residential treatment centers and juvenile detention centers in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. CYP's program has empowered over 1800 girls in the past two years through trauma informed yoga, mindfulness and creative art expression and offered tools that help them to manage their emotions, become self-aware, gain self control and respect for themselves. The position is responsible for working with community partners to recruit and identify eligible shelters, community centers, residential treatment centers and juvenile detention centers in Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties, to engage service providers for deeper engagement with CYP’s programs. The position works under the supervision of the CYP’s Board and Executive Director. They will collaborate across a number of CYP enthusiasts, volunteers and staff. RESPONSIBILITIES Advocates on behalf of CYP’s program to identify and connect with community partners, such as social service agencies, detention centers and community-based resources. Enthusiastically sharing CYP’s message through social media Acting as liaison between CYP and current/potential community partners Contacting (filling out forms, gathering information, etc.), tracking enrollment challenges and successes and serving as a liaison between families, childcare centers and the Child Care Assistance program. Responsible for gathering and tracking information for CYP database Other duties pertaining to community outreach Attending monthly meetings Works in partnership with CYP to engage community volunteers for opportunities to increase in-kind donations of time and supplies. Qualifications Enthusiastic, flexible and dedicated to empowering at-risk girls through trauma informed yoga, mindfulness and art therapy to become self-resilent.

Croton-on-Hudson, NY

Through 3/31/20

Drivers

Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to and from their oncology treatments. Studies show that patients often delay or have difficulty obtaining needed medical care each year in the absence of available and affordable transportation. We are looking for volunteer drivers who want to eliminate this barrier. It is very flexible and we have an app where volunteers and drivers are connected. It’s a great feeling to know that you are literally giving someone a ride that is helping to save their life. I encourage everyone in our community to consider being a volunteer driver today. Volunteers needed in Westchester and Rockland.

White Plains, NY

Through 12/27/19

Drivers

Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to and from their oncology treatments. Studies show that patients often delay or have difficulty obtaining needed medical care each year in the absence of available and affordable transportation. We are looking for volunteer drivers who want to eliminate this barrier. It is very flexible and we have an app where volunteers and drivers are connected. It’s a great feeling to know that you are literally giving someone a ride that is helping to save their life. I encourage everyone in our community to consider being a volunteer driver today. Volunteers needed in Westchester and Rockland.

Nanuet, NY

Through 12/27/19

Soup Kitchen Cooks

Putnam CAP operates a soup kitchen serving lunch every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Cooks are needed to commit to one day per month on a fixed schedule. Responsibilites include pick-up of food and supplies at the CAP office, transport to the soup kitchen facility, located in a local church hall, preparation of lunch and kitchen clean-up. Substitute cooks are also needed, filling in as needed. Please contact the CAP office and the volunteer coordinator will be in contact to discuss openings and your availability.

Brewster, NY

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Services Screener

The Volunteer Screener gathers relevant information about prospective volunteer candidates while assessing which positions volunteers are best suited for. They provide an excellent experience for all new volunteers joining the American Red Cross. Training is provided remotely through Webex and conference calls. This opportunity can be completed from home as long as the volunteer has access to a phone and a computer. The volunteer must be willing to speak to volunteers on the phone, have a positive attitude, and be good at assessing talents. #remotevolunteer

Hawthorne, NY

Through 5/30/20

Cashier/Sales Gift Shop

We are currently seeking volunteer(s) to proivde assistance in our Park Care Gift Shop located located at 2 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY. Our gift shop has opportunities available Monday through Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. We will accomodate your availability! Previous sales/cashiier experience is prreferred. Knowledge using the NYS lotterty system is a plus, but we will provide traiining. Interested candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be proficient in handling currency. On-site parking and lunch will be proivided. We also offer various other benefits!!!

Yonkers, NY

Through 12/31/19

Walk the Walk and Move a City - Active Life Style

YOM 1-2-3 Volunteer Approach. Walk the Walk and Move a City Yonkers On the Move (YOM) is an active life style campaign and walking program. We want to move a city and we are well on our way! We have over 630 campaign sign-ups, the support of the Yonkers mayor and others. For nine years the initiative conducts an annual campaign that includes a YOM WALK 20 Challenge and also themed events/walks. The goal is to provide resources, information and motivation to encourage those who are sedentary to start walking as the way to regular activity. And, for those already walking, to have fun and keep inspired through Yonkers On the Move. 1- YOM Volunteer – Become familiar with YOM initiative and Walk 20 Challenge (See attached YOM brochure) Learn YOM event and walk registration Help committee members with specific objectives. If we incorporate a walk in our event - help YOM guide walkers 2- YOM Walk Team Captain – With some experience and/or program understanding (as noted above) as a YOM volunteer, help form, and motivate your neighborhood, civic, religious or work group to regular walking. Help coordinate step/mile reporting and team formation.. 3- YOM Committee Member – Open to Yonkers residents and those from public sector or private work establishments who support our mission and can offer a volunteer representative. Yonkers Resident and/or Community Activist: Have some understanding and interest in the relationship between physical activity and health and passion for learning more and helping others move from sedentary lifestyles. Become familiar with YOM initiative, annual campaign and Walk 20 Challenge (See attached Challenge Program Flow Chart) As part of the committee, help develop and plan walks and events, write draft copy for committee approval and publication and help with fundraising and promotion. Should have good communication skills to participate in our committee team approach. Based on the candidate interest and experience - consider a role in the committee long term planning process. Must attend (x) Semi-annual In-person Meetings and (X) Tele-meetings as needed. Should contribute with skills, resources and or being the point person for at least (x) projects, events, or key action items.

Yonkers, NY

Through 12/21/19

VCS Counselor

VCS Inc. (formally Volunteer Counseling Services) provides accessible and affordable counseling services and family support programs. VCS is seeking adult applicants of all ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identities, as well as those who are bilingual (greatest need is Spanish and Creole) and bicultural, to participate in its Volunteer Counselor Training Program. There are no formal education requirements. VCS looks for those who are open, willing, and motivated to learn. Curriculum, taught by professionals, includes the VCS Counseling Model, relationship issues, and domestic violence as well as issues such as sexism, racism, and other types of oppression that impact people's lives. There is a fee for the training. Training programs are offered twice a year and take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:45-9 p.m. for 12 consecutive weeks. Space is limited. Those who become counselors commit to volunteer 4-5 hours per week for a minimum of 18 months. ​Placement depends upon the successful completion of the training program. Express interest below to be notified of the next training program dates.

New City, NY

Through 12/31/19

Clerical Volunteer

Volunteer needed for professional development and education office in hospital setting. Tasks include data entry, phones, collating materials, making copies, filing and more. Volunteers must be able to work independently and have good attitude. Interest in nursing or health education a bonus.

White Plains, NY

Through 10/30/19

Patient Care Volunteer

Great volunteer opportunity for those interested in careers in psychology, nursing, psychosocial rehabilitation, social work, psychiatry, medicine, and hospital administration. Volunteers on our psychiatric inpatient units, under the supervision of the nursing staff, will assist the staff with the daily activities on the unit which include but are not limited to performing hourly rounding, interacting with patient population in small group settings, providing companionship, engaging in communication, participating in therapeutic activities, attending some meetings and conferences, observing group sessions, participating in and assisting with patient groups, attending daily huddle, occasionally attend rounds, participating in new patient orientation and other duties as directed by the nursing staff and clinical team.

White Plains, NY

Through 10/30/19

Donate to the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley Pantry

We rely on you to provide a home-like atmosphere for our families, and like all homes, we have to keep our shelves stocked with household products for everyday use. Please view our most current Amazon wish list and consider making a contribution. Items can be mailed directly to the House or can be dropped off from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. any day of the week. Schools and service groups can consider hosting a large donation drive with their community. If it is a large donation drive, please contact Brittany to schedule a drop-off time. Brittany Moretti, Program Operations Manager 914-493-6455, bmoretti@rmhghv.org. Items always needed are: individually packed snack foods (chips, cookies, pretzels, fruit snacks, granola bars) travel-sized (non-hotel branded) toiletries, laundry detergent and dish soap. Items must be new and unused. If interested please express interest below. #donatetoiletries #remotevolunteer

Valhalla, NY

Through 11/20/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Mount Kisco

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mount Kisco, NY

Through 12/31/21

Drivers for Older Adults - Rye

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Rye, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Yorktown Heights

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Yorktown Heights, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Peekskill

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Peekskill, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Bedford

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Bedford, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Lewisboro

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Lewisboro, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Mount Kisco

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Mount Kisco, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - North Castle

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Armonk, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - White Plains

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

White Plains, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - North Salem

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

North Salem, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Pound Ridge

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Pound Ridge, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Yonkers

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Yonkers, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Somers

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Somers, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Mount Vernon

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Mamaroneck

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Pelham

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Pelham, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Eastchester

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Eastchester, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Ossining

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Ossining, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Harrison

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Harrison, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Mount Pleasant

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Pleasantville, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Scarsdale

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Scarsdale, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - New Rochelle

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County. #VolunteerNewRochelle 

New Rochelle, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - New Castle

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Chappaqua, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Greenburgh

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Tarrytown, NY

Through 1/31/20

Drivers for Older Adults - Cortlandt Manor

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults throughout Westchester. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. Please consider giving the gift of mobility and independence! Volunteer Driver Qualifications: Commitment is only one hour per month, or as much or little as you would like! Enjoy helping older adults Patience Flexibility Valid Driver's License Please note that this is part of a regional program. Volunteers are needed throughout the County.

Cortlandt Manor, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Armonk

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Armonk, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Bronxville

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Bronxville, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Briarcliff

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Briarcliff Manor, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Chappaqua

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Chappaqua, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Rye

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Rye, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - New Rochelle

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Larchmont

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Larchmont, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Mamaroneck

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 12/31/21

Medical Appointment Driver - Harrison

Make a world of difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. Volunteer drivers provide older adults in their communities with a service that allows them to live independent, healthy, and satisfying lives. WestFair Rides is a collaborative not-for-profit organization managing rider choices in Westchester County for older adults and adults with vision disabilities. Volunteer drivers must: Have a desire to help someone in the community Have a valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old Own a dependable vehicle Volunteers can set their own hours and provide as few or as many trips as they'd like; one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! Bilingual volunteers, especially those who can speak Spanish, are strongly encouraged to apply.

Harrison, NY

Through 12/31/21

Mailings Volunteers

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for mailings volunteers.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Caregiver Volunteer

The Marsal Caregiver Center at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a unique setting designed to provide support, respite, and resources to the caregivers and families of its patients. Volunteers are needed to greet caregivers and assist and support them with the challenges they may face. The Center is looking for volunteers who can provide a warm welcome, guide caregivers on tours of the Burke campus, and listen appropriately to caregiver concerns. Volunteers may be asked to walk through the different units at the hospital looking for caregivers who need help and to inform them that the caregiver center is available for them. A training period will be provided for all new volunteer staff.

White Plains, NY

Through 3/14/20

Fundraising Volunteer

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for fundraising volunteers.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Clerical Support Volunteer

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for clerical support volunteers.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Community Ambassadors

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for ambassadors to provide community education.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Special Projects Volunteer

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for special projects volunteers.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Thrift Shop Volunteer

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for thrift shop volunteers.

Spring Valley, NY

Through 3/21/20

Gift Shop Volunteer

White Plains Hospital is looking for volunteers for its gift shop. An orientation and training will be provided. Must be familiar with computers. Dates and times Vary: mornings, afternoons and evenings, weekdays and weekends. Download the application: Ages 18+: adult application Mail completed applications to: White Plains Hospital Volunteer Department 41 East Post Road White Plains, NY 10601 Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position.

White Plains, NY

Through 3/24/21

Caregiver Volunteer

Caregiver support volunteers provide emotional support to caregivers of patients in our caregiver support room, at the bedside of the patient, or at our Center for Cancer Care. In addition to providing emotional support, volunteers help caregivers think through decisions, identify options, create a "to do" list when appropriate, and prioritize issues. An orientation and training will be provided. Must be over 18 years old. Past experience of taking care of a loved one with medical needs is required. Dates and times vary: mornings, afternoons and evenings, weekdays and weekends. Download the application: Ages 18+: adult application Mail completed applications to: White Plains Hospital Volunteer Department 41 East Post Road White Plains, NY 10601 Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position. ​

White Plains, NY

Through 4/22/20

Reception Volunteer

White Plains Hospital is looking for volunteers in various reception areas to greet and sign in visitors. An orientation and training will be provided. Must be familiar with computers. Dates and times vary: mornings, afternoons and evenings, weekdays and weekends. Download the appropriate application: Ages 14-17: junior application Ages 18+: adult application Mail completed applications to: White Plains Hospital Volunteer Department 41 East Post Road White Plains, NY 10601 Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position.

White Plains, NY

Through 3/24/21

White Plains Hospital Radiology Volunteer (New Rochelle Location)

White Plains Hospital's radiology volunteers are needed to extend warm and friendly greetings to patients, family members, and visitors, as well as assist them to their destinations and provide information as needed. This role will be performed at White Plains Hospital Physician Associates at 1296 North Avenue (2nd Floor) in New Rochelle. Volunteers must be able to remain in a stationary position and move about to escort individuals to destinations. Flexible schedule: mornings and afternoons Monday through Friday. Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 8/13/21

Food/Kitchen Supply Drives

The Elinor Martin Residence for Mother & Child's Pregnancy Care Center offers a place for its residents to rest and reflect after childbirth. It provides services and support to help get them on their feet and into healthy and productive lives. The center is looking for volunteers to help collect basic non-perishable food items, such as peanut butter, jelly, canned tuna, pasta, cereal, canned soups, vegetables, and macaroni and cheese. In addition, it needs kitchen and other household items, including new pots, pans, dishes, glasses, flatware, and more. This is a great opportunity for families or youth groups looking to make a difference in their community. #VolunteerNewRochelle #remotevolunteer

New Rochelle, NY

Through 5/29/20

Office, Event & Outreach Support

Support Connection provides free support services and programs for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Services include individual counseling, support groups, wellness classes, educational forums, resources and referrals, and a toll-free cancer information hotline (800-532-4290.) Counseling is provided by the professional Peer Counselors on staff who are cancer survivors themselves. Support Connection welcomes volunteers of all ages to assist with office tasks in its headquarters in Yorktown Heights, as well as with special events and outreach throughout the local community to spread the word about its many programs and services.

Yorktown Heights, NY

Through 5/29/20

Gift Shop & Office Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist in the hospital gift shop; activities include restocking shelves, operating the cash register, and assist with office duties such as filing, shredding, answering telephones, and computer work.

Yonkers, NY

Through 5/29/20

Patient Services Volunteer

An agency that deals with the home care of the terminally ill is seeking a volunteer to go to the homes of the terminally ill patients and offer a variety of activities-reading, life review, prayer, or respite for the primary care giver. The volunteers are specially trained to enter the homes of the patients. This volunteer home care is needed any day of the week. Activity Type: Working with clients/caregiver, Working with clients/caregiver

Tarrytown, NY

Through 6/4/20

Pastoral Care

Volunteers needed to represent a range of faiths to serve as liaisons between hospitalized patients and their religious community. Pastoral care volunteers also reach out to patients who do not have a member of the clergy assigned to visit them and strive to link patients with appropriate clergy or other religious leaders. Pastoral Care volunteers receive extensive education and training before assuming these responsibilities. Volunteer hours are flexible. Activity Type: Office/Admin, Working with clients/caregiver.

Bronxville, NY

Through 6/4/20

Drivers for Cancer Patients

Cancer Support Team is a not-for-profit agency that assists anyone with a diagnosis of cancer who lives in southern Westchester. Our program of nursing care, education, counseling, and financial support is provided at no cost to the patient and family. One of the most important services we offer are rides to and from treatment (radiation and/or chemotherapy). We need licensed drivers who are available to help us provide this much-needed assistance. Drivers often develop a relationship with the patients they drive.

Rye Brook, NY

Through 7/11/20

Become a CODA Ambassador!

Ambassadors for the harris project are volunteers who represent the organization at community meetings, events, and fairs. Ambassadors possess a commitment to advancing prevention programming and an enthusiasm to advocate for the implementation of integrated treatment opportunities, which improve the lives of teens and young adults diagnosed with co-occurring disorders (COD). COD refers to the combination of one or more mental health challenges and substance misuse and/or addiction. As a community liaison, the Ambassador will keep community groups updated about important happenings at the harris project and think creatively about ways the harris project can partner with other organizations.

White Plains, NY

Through 12/31/19

Become a High School CODA Volunteer!

COD, or co-occurring disorders, refers to the combination of one or more mental health challenges and substance misuse/addiction. CODA volunteers are committed to advancing prevention programming and are enthusiastic advocates of treatment opportunities that improve the lives of teens and young adults diagnosed with these co-occurring disorders. Schools and student clubs have created thoughtful programs to raise awareness and provide opportunities for students to learn while having fun. Volunteers can help by working with students, student clubs, and schools to create the CODA library of projects and programs that can be used for future programming.

White Plains, NY

Through 12/31/19

Volunteer Hospital Greeters

White Plains Hospital's Armonk volunteers are needed to extend warm and friendly greetings to patients, family members, and visitors, as well as assist them to their destinations and provide information as needed. This role will be performed at White Plains Hospital Physician Associates at 99 Business Park Drive in Armonk, NY. Volunteers must be able to remain in a stationary position and move about to escort individuals to destinations. Flexible schedule: mornings and afternoons Monday through Friday. Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position.

Armonk, NY

Through 8/9/20

Volunteer Advancement Assistant

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is passionate about its mission: to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS volunteers help carry out this mission by supporting patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and their communities; driving policy advocacy; participating in campaigns; and helping LLS build much-needed capacity. Volunteer role The Donor Development Department cultivates relationships with individual and foundation donors to support LLS’s mission, providing donors with the information and recognition that demonstrates their impact and LLS's appreciation. The volunteer will help the Donor Development Department execute regular mailings, ensure database maintenance, assist in the acknowledgement process, and other administrative tasks. This role will help LLS secure necessary mission funding. Volunteer tasks Small in-house mailings to donors/prospects List and customer relation management (CRM) Print and stuff envelopes and letters Database maintenance and basic data entry Update Giving Circle Contact chapters to initiate leadership acknowledgment process Volunteer should possess the following skills/qualifications: Attention to detail Ability to work in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel Familiarity with mail merge from Excel into Word Ability to learn CRM 360 (training will be provided) Time commitment This is an ongoing role with a desired commitment of six months. Shift schedule can be structured and regular (i.e. 3-4 days per week for 2-3 hours per day) or based on volunteer availability and LLS needs. Work must be completed during business hours (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) Training and benefits LLS will provide the volunteer with an orientation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as training on 360 and the equipment needed to complete the mailings. Benefits include free parking, computer and work space (provided solely for the purpose of this project), access to LLS resources, reference for college credit (need must be indicated at the time of volunteer interview for consideration). There is no required background check.

Rye Brook, NY

Through 12/31/20

Emergency Room Greeters

White Plains Hospital is seeking volunteers to assist in its Emergency Department. Emergency Room Greeters will: Work alongside healthcare professionals Enhance the patient and family experience Learn about the inner workings of a hospital Interview and medical/background clearance are required before volunteering.

White Plains, NY

Through 12/25/20

Medical Office Greeters

White Plains Hospital's Physician Associates offices are looking for volunteers to extend warm and friendly greetings to patients, family members, and visitors, as well as guide them to their destinations and provide information as needed. Volunteers must be able to remain in a stationary position and move about to escort individuals to destinations. Flexible schedule: mornings and afternoons Monday through Friday. Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance are required prior to beginning volunteer position.

White Plains, NY

Through 2/11/22

Bilingual/Spanish Patient Engagement Volunteers

Open Door is the region's expert in all aspects of health, with a broad focus on building healthier communities. From prevention and wellness programs to the treatment of diseases, Open Door sees its primary mission as keeping the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. Nearly half of Open Door patients are uninsured or underinsured, and their primary language is Spanish. Dedicated bilingual volunteers are needed for ongoing positions in the following areas: Distribute baby essentials in the Pre-Natal Department Package and distribute food at farmers markets Read to children in waiting rooms Wrap, sort, and distribute toys during Open Door's Santa Days program Opportunities are available in Ossining, Sleepy Hollow, Port Chester, Mamaroneck, Brewster, and Mount Kisco. AmeriCorps and internships (20 hours per week with stipend) are available!

Through 9/9/20