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Volunteer Driver for "Peer Support Group"

Do you like helping others? Do You Want to make a difference? Here is your chance! The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and dependable volunteers to provide transportation for our “Peer Educational Support Group.” Drivers should be available the first and third Thursday of each month. · You will be asked to pick up a pre-arranged list of clients and drive them to The Promenade at Chestnut Ridge. Volunteers should be available between 10-1. · Guided sight training will be provided; immediate openings in New City area. If you are not available at this time, but would consider helping clients with shopping, banking or other non-medical needs please call: the ASSOCIATION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED at 845-574-4950 OR EMAIL AVI@AVI-EYES.ORG

Spring Valley, NY

3/28/19 10:00 AM +more

Westchester Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks before, during and after the event. Opportunities include: cheering, clean up, musical entertainment, parking/traffic management, photographer, registration, safety/route marshal, set-up, team meeting/photos, etc. If you would like to be more involved, there are always opportunities to join our planning committee. Please register online at: www.lustgartenwalkwestchester.org

Rye, NY

4/28/19 7:00 AM

Database Administrator

Join our team of caring professionals… Cancer Support Team, a licensed home care program serving lower Westchester and offering a warm work environment, seeks volunteers to help us manage our database. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for helping to clean up our database before we transfer it to Salesforce.com and for keeping our donor database up-to-date by: * Cleaning up database (look for and combine/remove duplicates) * Updating donor information (address changes, emails, new donations) and assisting with mailings by: * Pulling and reviewing mailing lists for event and appeal mailings * Analyzing donor information for giving trends and opportunities Qualifications: * Comfortable working with computer databases * Proficient in excel Days and Hours: Flexible If you are interested in volunteering for a team of professionals providing quality supportive services to cancer patients and their families, please send your resume to Julie Meade, Executive Director. We look forward to hearing from you!

Harrison, NY

Through 10/15/40

Social Media, Marketing and Communication Volunteer

Join our team of caring professionals… Cancer Support Team, a licensed home care program serving southern Westchester cancer patients and their families and offering a warm work environment, seeks volunteers to help us with our social media, marketing and communication efforts. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for supporting and helping to implement a social media strategy for Cancer Support Team. Specifically, volunteers will help us by: Social Media * Maintaining a content calendar to ensure social media content supports planned campaigns and programs * Researching and identifying relevant stories to share with our 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 our web site * Actively investigating ways to improve engagement on all social media platforms Public and Press Relations * Maintaining and updating our list of press contact 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 Days and Hours: Flexible If you are interested in volunteering for a team of professionals providing quality supportive services to cancer patients and their families, please send your resume to Julie Meade, Executive Director (jmeade@cancersupportteam.org). We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Blood Drive Donor Ambassadors Needed in Northern Westchester County!

Help Others Give the Gift of Life! Volunteers are needed to: Welcome blood donors & sign them in Ensure blood donors have read the booklet about blood donation Help run the canteen (the areas where blood donors rest & eat after blood donation) Ensure donors eat & drink after giving blood Commitment: We ask that volunteers sign up for one blood drive per month (3-6 hrs) Flexible shifts are available *Please be aware the majority of blood drives are during the week, Monday - Friday* but weekend ops available from time to time. Greatest need is for those volunteers who live in Northern Westchester County! Please express interest below:

Hawthorne, NY

Through 2/6/20

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

Gift Shop Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to staff our newly renovated gift shop, scheduled to open in April, 2018. Volunteers handle the cash register, sales assistance, stock shelves and interface with the public. Requirements: Must be good handling money and cash register Must be very personable Must have good communication skills Must be a "people person" that can work with minimal supervision Prior gift shop experience not required but is a plus Hours: Minimum of four hours per day, 1 day per week, Monday- Friday Requesting a total min commitment of 100 hrs/6 months

White Plains, NY

Through 5/1/19

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

Become A Cancer Support Team Volunteer

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Drive patients to chemotherapy and radiation therapy appointments. Drivers provide an extra measure of care and support during a stressful time. Help organize CST fundraising events. Serve on CST’s Board of Directors, Advisory Board, and Quality Improvement Committee. Orientation and training is provided to all CST volunteers. For more information about volunteering, contact us at cst@cancersupportteam.org or 914-777-2777.

Harrison, NY

Through 5/18/19

Ambassador Volunteers

Our Ambassadors at White Plains Hospital, Center for Cancer Care, and White Plains Hospital Physician Associates practices located throughout Westchester extend a warm, friendly welcome/greeting to patients, family members and visitors and assist them to their destinations providing information as needed. Must be over 18 years old; must be able to remain in a stationary position and move about to escort individuals to destinations. Dates and Times needed: Varied: mornings and afternoons Completion of application, reference check, interview and placement, medical and background clearance required prior to beginning volunteer position.

White Plains, NY

Through 5/18/19

Blood Donor Ambassadors Needed in Rockland County and Northern Westchester!

Help Others Give the Gift of Life! Be the face of the Red Cross and welcome others who come to blood drives to donate blood-this is a vital role for the organization. This is a great role for someone retired, in school or who works part-time. Must have reliable transportation! Volunteers are needed to: Welcome blood donors & sign them in Ensure blood donors have read the booklet about blood donation Help run the canteen (the areas where blood donors rest & eat after blood donation) Ensure donors eat & drink after giving blood Commitment: We ask that volunteers sign up for one blood drive per month (3-6 hrs) Flexible shifts are available *Please be aware the majority of blood drives are during the week, Monday - Friday* but weekend ops available from time to time* Please express interest below or email: Andrew.Sindell@redcross.org

Nyack, NY

Through 9/30/19

Volunteer Working For The Visually Impaired

The Association for the Visually Impaired is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic and dependable volunteers to help people who are visually impaired and blind in the following ways: · Schedule regular telephone calls · Make friendly visits · Reading/sorting mail · Running errands · Food/clothes shopping · Providing transportation · Interpreting · Assisting with activities such as Peer Support Group Or by supporting our overall programs through: · Clerical support · Special projects · Fundraising · Mailings · Working at thrift shop · Serve as Ambassador providing community education FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: ASSOCIATION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED 845-574-4950 OR EMAIL AVI@AVI-EYES.ORG WWW.AVIEYES.ORG

Spring Valley, NY

Through 7/16/19

General Volunteers

Volunteers are needed whose tasks would be primarily two-fold: 1. To better orient new patients admitted to the hospital as to what it will be like here (by visiting them in their rooms) – warmly greeting them and perhaps giving them a brief overview of what to expect on their service (we are a physical rehabilitation hospital and comprise of stroke, cardiopulmonary, neurological, brain injury, spinal cord injury and orthopedic rehabilitation services) 2. Visiting patients about to be discharged, perhaps the day prior to, to remind them that they will be getting a survey in the mail after they leave and that we would love to hear from them about their experience so we can learn from them. We are looking for volunteers who: - Work within Patient Experience - Comfortable in rehabilitation hospital setting - Will involve greeting newly admitted patients and explaining what their hospital stay will be like - Discussing with patients what will happen the day of discharge and remind them to please answer survey that comes to home. - Volunteer must be willing to commit at least three hours a day, at least one day a week or more. - we would like a time commitment for at least one year. - Excellent communication skills a must - Physically able to push a wheelchair - Hours and days of the week are flexible - Multiple training sessions and orientation will be provided for volunteers ** if interested please contact Marina Harmon, Manager, Patient and Family Relations at 914-597-2598 or mharmon@burke.org

White Plains, NY

Through 7/26/19

Cancer Support Team Seeks Volunteer Receptionist- Monday and Friday 2:30-4:30

Receptionist needed- Monday and Friday afternoons from 2:30-4:30. Join our team of caring professionals… Cancer Support Team, a licensed home care program serving southern Westchester cancer patients and their families and offering a warm work environment, seeks volunteers to help us with our social media, marketing and communication efforts. Orientation and training is provided to all CST volunteers. For more information about volunteering, contact us at cst@cancersupportteam.org or 914-777-2777.

Harrison, NY

Through 8/13/19

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

VCS Counselor

VCS Inc. provides accessible and affordable counseling services and family support programs. "I should have been a counselor." If you have ever said that to yourself, we can train you to become a counselor in the widely acclaimed VCS Volunteer Counselor Training Program. VCS seeks adult applicants of all ethnicities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and those who are bilingual and bicultural. 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, domestic violence as well as issues such as sexism, racism, and other issues 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, 6:45pm -9pm 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 9/26/19

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

Valhalla, NY

Through 11/20/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Mount Kisco

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Mount Kisco, 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

Volunteer Appointment Driver - Chappaqua

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Chappaqua, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Rye

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Rye, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - New Rochelle

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

New Rochelle, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Larchmont

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Larchmont, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Mamaroneck

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 1/31/20

Medical Appointment Driver - Harrison

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information, please visit westfairrides.org

Harrison, NY

Through 1/31/20

Data Entry Assistant at the RDC Center for Counseling & Human Development

Entering data in excel for upcoming fundraiser and updating our data base after the event. We can use assistance starting in mid January through the end of March.

White Plains, NY

Through 4/1/19

Social Media Specialist Volunteer

Purpose The social media volunteer will be responsible helping to lay out a calendar of and create social media posts that align with national volunteer events as well as an LLS calendar events. Position Tasks Provide guidance on the development and execution of ongoing social media publishing and promotional calendar based on LLS and campaign objectives and community feedback; Provide information and guidance on new tools to support social media and provide recommendations on how those tools can be implemented for LLS; Establish innovative ways the LLS Office of Volunteer Engagement can leverage meaningful social media content that can easily be cascaded by other chapters; Leverage social media tracking tools to report on content that drives social media engagement. Desired Skills Understanding of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Blogs, etc. Experience creating social media buzz for events, products and/or businesses Detail-oriented and strong organizational skills Excellent communication and presentation skills Maintain positive and professional demeanor Location This position serves the national office in Rye Brook, NY. However, the volunteer may engage from a remote location as long as s/he is available to talk with the volunteer manager periodically during the hours of 8:30am – 5:30pm ET. Time Commitment This is an ongoing role with a desired commitment of 3 months.

Rye Brook, NY

Through 5/31/19

Caregiver Volunteer

The Marsal Caregiver Center at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a unique setting designed to provide support, respite and resources to the caregivers/families of our patients. Volunteers are needed to greet caregivers and assist and support them with the challenges they may face. We are looking for those 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 help inform them that the caregiver center is here for them. A training period will be provided for all new volunteer staff. Availability to volunteer on Saturdays is preferred.

White Plains, NY

Through 3/14/20

Bulk Mailing Team Member

Our Center offers positive alternatives to abortion. We are in need of six individuals to make up a bulk mailing team. These bulk mailing teams meet approximately six times a year at our center. A Bulk Mailing Team Leader will be designated to oversee the process and to build and train a team of workers proficient in sorting bulk mailings. (Time commitment: 6 hours per mailing) Activity Type: Office/Admin #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 7/31/20

Baby Bottle Drive

Pregnancy Care Center offers so much more than just a place to rest and reflect during this special time in our residents’ lives. We provide services and support to help get them on their feet and into healthy and productive lives. In this whimsical appeal, you will hand out baby bottles to your membership or for distribution to merchants and retailers in your area. For a pre-determined time frame (ie: one week) change is collected in the bottles. You might want to make a competition out of this by offering a prize for the most collected by your membership. We supply the bottles; you supply the time and manpower. At the end of your collection term, simply bring the change to a local bank change counter, and send the funds to us. To see a total listing of all of our volunteer opportunities click here #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 4/30/19

Showers for Fresh Starts

Pregnancy Care Center offers so much more than just a place to rest and reflect during this special time in our residents’ lives. We provide services and support to help get them on their feet and into healthy and productive lives. Our clients come to us with very few possessions. Once our residents are ready to go off on their own, we supply them with some of the basics to make their new house a home. For many of them, they are starting with little more than the clothes on their backs. Help us to get them off to a fresh new start by helping to supply some of the items that will give them a comfortable new beginning: Twin bedding sets Crib sets/crib sheets Shampoo & conditioner Pillows Tooth brushes & tooth paste Soap Towels Deodorant Razors This is a great opportunity for families or youth groups looking to make a difference in their community. To see a total listing of all of our volunteer opportunities click here #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 4/30/19

Food/Kitchen Supply Drives

Pregnancy Care Center offers so much more than just a place to rest and reflect during this special time in our residents’ lives. We provide services and support to help get them on their feet and into healthy and productive lives. Food Drives Help to collect some basic non-perishable food items for our residents: Peanut butter, Jelly, Tuna, Pasta, Cereal, Canned soups, Vegetables, Meals, Mac & cheese, etc. Outfit the Residence New pots, pans, dishes, glasses, flatware etc. are always needed!This is a great opportunity for families or youth groups looking to make a difference in their community. To see a total listing of all of our volunteer opportunities click here #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/6/19

Medical Appointment Driver - Pound Ridge

You can make a world of a difference to an older neighbor who needs a ride to medical appointments in Westchester. If you have: A desire to help someone in the community A valid driver's license and auto insurance Are over 21 years old, and Own a dependable vehicle. You can: Set your own hours Provide as few or as many trips as you would like...one ride a week, a month, or a year will make a difference! By becoming a volunteer driver, you will provide older adults in your community 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. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application click here.

Pound Ridge, NY

Through 1/31/20

Office, Event & Outreach Support

Support Connection welcomes volunteers of all ages for a variety of tasks throughout the year. Office volunteers are needed in our Yorktown Heights office M-F, 9-5. Event volunteers help with special events that take place in various locations in our region; events can occur any day of the week, during the day and in the evening. Outreach volunteers help us spread the word in their local community about our events and our free support services

Yorktown Heights, NY

Through 12/31/19

Silver Spoon Assistant

Some of our residents who live in our nursing facility need assistance at mealtimes opening containers, cutting meat or just some conversation during mealtime. Having someone to talk to while you eat is always a more pleasant way to enjoy a meal.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 6/26/20

Worship on Wheels WOW

Wartburg is a large campus and we have a Lutheran chapel on campus. Each Sunday some residents would like to go to Sunday service but need someone to push their wheelchairs over to the chapel. We ask volunteers to be there at 9:45 for a 10:15 service and they return to the nursing home around 11:15.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 6/27/20

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.

Through 12/21/19

Ribbon Campaign Volunteer

Volunteers Needed Each year, we coordinate a countywide Ribbon Campaign for Mental Health during May, in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. These ribbons are placed throughout Westchester communities by volunteers. We are seeking volunteers willing to place ribbons on main streets or community centers in their hometown. Once we have a volunteer for a municipality, we will proceed to get permission from the local government to be able to display the ribbons. Volunteers will be responsible for picking up the ribbons from our office, hanging them in the designated areas on May 1, and removing them on or before May 31. If you would like to volunteer please email info@namiwestchester.org with your name, phone number and the community you can decorate with NAMI Westchester ribbons. Let your community know that there is no health without mental health! For more information, call (914) 592-5458. Please note, you must be a member of NAMI Westchester, Inc. to volunteer. Click here to download the membership form or to process your membership online click here.

Through 5/31/19

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