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Water Chestnut Removal at Tibbetts Brook Park

Volunteers will be on land and in canoes to pull an invasive aquatic plant from the lake: water chestnuts! Tools and work gloves will be provided, but volunteers must bring their own water to drink. Please wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get wet and dirty. Volunteers not going out in rowboats will be wearing adult-size waders and standing in the water. This project will occur rain or shine, but it will be cancelled for thunderstorms. Please assume the project is moving forward unless you hear from the Westchester Parks Foundation. *MANDATORY* All volunteers must: Sign up below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile and receive a copy of the directions (automated email). If signing up with more than one person, click "sign up with a group, family, or team" Click here to fill out one insurance form per person prior to arriving on site Arrive on site with your own mask Wear closed-toe shoes (waterproof if possible) Wear clothes you do not mind getting wet and dirty Practice safe social distancing with at least 6 feet between one another Bring your own water; there will be no access to water on site Meeting directions: Location will be emailed prior to those who click "sign up" below and prior to the event. Westchester Parks Foundation engages the public to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use, and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system.

Yonkers, NY

8/4/20 10:00 AM + more

Volunteer Virtual Information Session: Hurricane Season & COVID-19

During this information session, volunteers will learn about the mission and vision of the American Red Cross, as well as the organization's new short-term volunteer role for the upcoming hurricane season. This new role asks volunteers to be prepared for the upcoming hurricane season—and continuing challenges from COVID-19—by training with the America Red Cross. Volunteers will need a valid driver’s license and be able to help support emergency shelters by staffing different areas, including reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection, and performing other vital tasks. Both associate and supervisory level opportunities are available for volunteers who want to build up their skills and experience. Find out more information by registering for the information session! To register for this information session: Express interest below to record your intent to attend this information session in your Volunteer New York! profile MANDATORY: click here to complete your registration for this information session. Your registration will not be completed without doing this step

Virtual (Virtual)

8/4/20 6:00 PM

2020 Outdoor Shorts Film Festival Event Volunteers

The GARNER Arts Center is seeking volunteers with its fourth annual Outdoor Shorts Film Festival at the GARNER Historic District. A series of curated independent short films will be presented for two evenings with live music and food and beverage on site. This is a limited-capacity, physically distanced in-person gathering outdoors with a mask requirement for all attendees. The rain date is Saturday, August 22. This is a fun opportunity for volunteers to take part in a unique Hudson Valley summer film event! GARNER Arts Center is looking for helping hands; please "express interest" below to sign up for the following positions: Parking Attendants: direct visitors to event parking and guide prepaid "Car Spot" guests. Bar Volunteers: sell wine and beer cans in event area. Volunteers use a "touchless" payment system and will keep a written purchase log. These volunteers must be 21+ years old. Runner(s): help guide visitors to the front lot and seating area, hold the line at check-in to avoid crowding, and monitor trash bins to empty during the event, if needed. Set Up/Break Down Volunteers: put out garbage receptacles, mark seat area and "Car Spots" according to distanced floor plan, post mask requirement signs, set up hand sanitizing stations, and set up check-in and bar stations. At break down, these volunteers ensure that all GARNER Arts Center equipment is returned to its staging area. All event volunteers will take part in event setup and break down.

West Haverstraw, NY

8/14/20 7:00 PM + more

Volunteer Virtual Information Session: Hurricane Season & COVID-19

During this information session, volunteers will learn about the mission and vision of the American Red Cross, as well as the organization's new short-term volunteer role for the upcoming hurricane season. This new role asks volunteers to be prepared for the upcoming hurricane season—and continuing challenges from COVID-19—by training with the America Red Cross. Volunteers will need a valid driver’s license and be able to help support emergency shelters by staffing different areas, including reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection, and performing other vital tasks. Both associate and supervisory level opportunities are available for volunteers who want to build up their skills and experience. Find out more information by registering for the information session! To register for this information session: Express interest below to record your intent to attend this information session in your Volunteer New York! profile MANDATORY: click here to complete your registration for this information session. Your registration will not be completed without doing this step

Virtual (Virtual)

8/27/20 6:00 PM

Prepare Bag Lunches for Families to Take Home

Volunteers are needed to assemble bag lunches (over 100 on Tuesdays and 50 on Fridays) for families to take home. These portable meals include a sandwich wrapped in tin foil, a drink and a desert. The bag lunches will be distributed each night following dinner service. #JLP

Mount Vernon, NY

9/8/20 2:30 PM + more

Special Event Volunteers

The Child Care Council of Westchester will be honoring exceptional child care and after-school professionals during its second annual Early Education Hall of Heroes event. The following volunteers are needed to help make this event a success: Event Photographer: capture group shots, staged shots, and photo backdrop shots from the event. Both aspiring and established photographers are encouraged to volunteer, and a professional camera will be provided. Event Entertainer: musicians and magicians are preferred, but other talents are welcomed. Event Greeter: greet event guests, direct them to the event space, and assist with name badge distribution. Event Clean-Up: help clear tables, pack décor, and load vehicles. Express interest below for more information. A minimum one-hour commitment is required.

Dobbs Ferry, NY

6/4/21 6:00 PM

High School Internship: Farm Volunteer

Hilltop Hanover Farm's internships provide students with hands-on opportunities to work alongside farmers throughout all aspects of plant propagation, cultivation, and the harvest of numerous varieties of organically grown vegetable crops. Working on the farm is a rewarding experience, but it may be physically demanding at times; tasks take place in all kinds of weather, so interns should dress and plan accordingly. Interns should have the desire to contribute daily in a rigorous, fast-paced agricultural setting. Interns take part in some or all of the necessary fieldwork, including seeding, transplanting, weeding, thinning, watering, harvesting, and pest control, as well as washing, sorting and packaging vegetables for market. If you are interested in Food Justice, Environmental, or Agricultural studies, this unpaid internship is for you! Hilltop Hanover Farm works with high school students to schedule their internships according to their schools' attendance and program guidelines. Interns receive volunteer service credit, learning, and experience; Hilltop Hanover Farm will provide a reference letter upon completion of volunteer work. Spots are limited, so please submit early.

Yorktown Heights, NY

Through 8/26/20

Native Plant Center Volunteers

Native Plant Center Volunteers will work on special projects as needed. Days and times vary according to needs and your schedule.

Valhalla, NY

Through 8/26/20

Garden Educators

We're looking for garden educators to assist in teaching New Rochelle elementary students about gardening, plants, science, and nature. The hands-on classes are conducted seasonally during the school year. Volunteer Educators would be working side-by-side with experienced professionals with the goal of becoming proficient in teaching the curriculum. Required credentials include education with an interest in gardening, plus a background check. Retired teachers are ideal candidates! After gaining the ability to lead the class, a small hourly stipend is available. This work is enriching, enjoyable, and fun, and the students are enthusiastic and interested. For more information about our group, please visit our website at hpcgreenhouse.org.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 4/24/21

Collect Gifts for Children

The mission of Friends of Karen is to provide emotional, financial, and advocacy support to children with a life-threatening illness and their families. As a part of this effort, Friends of Karen is recruiting local volunteers who can help organize material drives in their communities. Volunteers can help in the following ways: Easter & Passover Project: Collect gift cards to local grocery stores so families may have a special holiday meal. Birthday Program: Collect items for the birthday toy pantry. Thanksgiving Baskets: Put together a basket of Thanksgiving food and a $20 gift certificate at for the turkey. Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program: Fulfill the holiday wishlists of Karen children and families, as well as donate batteries (AA and AAA), gift wrap, bows, tape, and holiday candy. Email the volunteer coordinator for wishlists and details. Gift cards for the following grocery stores are welcome: A&P, Food Emporium, Stop & Shop, or ShopRite. #remotevolunteer

North Salem, NY

Through 12/31/20

Chair Exercise/Yoga Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer who can come in and lead a chair exercise or chair yoga/meditation class. #VolunteerNewRochelle

New Rochelle, NY

Through 8/4/20

Administrative Volunteers

Odyssey Teen Camp is a summer camp for teenagers who have anxiety or who are part of the LGBTQ+ community. It's currently seeking volunteers to assist with a variety of administrative and office tasks, including basic computer research and sending emails. The schedule is flexible and lunch is provided!

Ardsley, NY

Through 8/19/20

College Access Coach - Mount Vernon

Let's Get Ready is looking for College Access Coaches to be on the front lines of educational equity as tutors, role models, and mentors. These volunteer coaches guide small groups of high school students as they begin the college application process. College Access Coaches can specialize in either math or verbal sections of the SAT, and Let's Get Ready provides a detailed curriculum, training and support. Coaches commit to: Teaching 3 hours a week in the evening for 9 weeks Dedicating 1 hour a week to prep time Serving as role models and guides to students Coaches must be available from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from mid-June to early-August Coaches are undergraduate (preferred) or graduate students. All majors are encouraged to apply. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile Click here to complete the application on Let's Get Ready's website. Coaches must complete a background check and the online application to participate.

Mount Vernon, NY

Through 4/3/21

College Access Coach - New Rochelle

Let's Get Ready is looking for College Access Coaches to be on the front lines of educational equity as tutors, role models, and mentors. These volunteer coaches guide small groups of high school students as they begin the college application process. College Access Coaches can specialize in either math or verbal sections of the SAT, and Let's Get Ready provides a detailed curriculum, training and support. Coaches commit to: Teaching 3 hours a week in the evening for 9 weeks Dedicating 1 hour a week to prep time Serving as role models and guides to students Coaches must be available from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from mid-June to early August Coaches are undergraduate (preferred) or graduate students. All majors are encouraged to apply. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile Click here to complete the application on Let's Get Ready's website. Coaches must complete a background check and the online application to participate.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 4/3/21

College Access Coach - White Plains

Let's Get Ready is looking for College Access Coaches to be on the front lines of educational equity as tutors, role models, and mentors. These volunteer coaches guide small groups of high school students as they begin the college application process. College Access Coaches can specialize in either math or verbal sections of the SAT, and Let's Get Ready provides a detailed curriculum, training and support. Coaches commit to: Teaching 3 hours a week in the evening for 9 weeks Dedicating 1 hour a week to prep time Serving as role models and guides to students Coaches must be available from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays from mid-June to early-August Coaches are undergraduate (preferred) or graduate students. All majors are encouraged to apply. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile Click here to complete the application on Let's Get Ready's website. Coaches must complete a background check and the online application to participate.

White Plains, NY

Through 4/3/21

Donate Your Graduation Gown to Healthcare Heroes - New Rochelle

Medical facilities are lacking personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight against COVID-19. Healthcare workers are using anything they can to protect themselves and their patients—even makeshift trash bag gowns. Graduation gowns are more effective than other PPE alternatives given their length, sleeves, and easy zippered access. Gowns4Good is protecting healthcare workers by upcycling graduation gowns. Whether your graduation gown is collecting dust in the back of your closet or is no longer needed for a 2020 commencement, you can donate yours to help protect a healthcare worker. Gowns should be placed in a sealed bag, like a Ziploc bag. Express interest below to receive more information and directions to the local drop-off site in New Rochelle.

New Rochelle, NY

Through 12/31/20

Create Face Masks For Your Community

Masks For NY is encouraging locals to pick up their sewing needles and start crafting masks to provide to healthcare heroes, essential workers, and neighbors in need. This is a wonderful remote activity that families can do together from home or that teens can complete for their community service requirements. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile MANDATORY: Visit https://www.masksforny.org/#volunteer to find instructions to make masks, donate masks or materials, or become a hub. There will be no further follow-up from Volunteer New York!; this is an independent home project

Elmsford, NY

Through 12/31/20

Shop and Send Baby Essentials to a Family in Need

The birth of a new baby can be overwhelming even under the best circumstances. For families already facing inequities in the community, the added stress of the COVID-19 pandemic often means that they are unable to afford the most basic necessities. Open Door Family Medical Center is hosting an online Baby Bundle Drive to help those families—just in time for Father's Day! Simply select an item from the list, purchase it to donate it, and help make a difference for a local family in need. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile MANDATORY: click here to pick an item from the Open Door Amazon Wish List to donate. (You do not need to wait for the opportunity coordinator to respond before donating.)

Ossining, NY

Through 9/3/20

Accounting Assistant

Sharp Again Naturally is seeking a volunteer with accounting experience who can assist with its Quickbooks entries and prepare financials for board meetings on an ongoing basis. The Volunteer Accounting Assistant could transition to a Board of Directors position if desired, pending Board approval. Sharp Again Naturally educates and empowers individuals to take charge of their cognitive health and general well-being, while offering support and resources to the public and medical community to optimize, improve and potentially restore cognitive function using a scientifically based multi-therapeutic approach.

Larchmont, NY

Through 6/14/21

Virtual Tutors

Quarantine Tutors was formed for students—by students—to help those who are experiencing challenges with remote e-learning. Quarantine Tutors connects elementary- and middle-school students with qualified tutors across the country to improve their skills in math, English, social studies, science, and other subjects. Volunteers must prepare lesson plans and commit to tutoring at least four 30-minute sessions per week. Tutoring sessions occur virtually through Zoom, FaceTime, or Google Meets. All volunteer tutors must complete an extensive screening process and have their resumes and qualifications prepared. To volunteer: Express interest below to record this opportunity in your Volunteer New York! profile MANDATORY: All tutors must complete their registration at www.quarantinetutors.org/tutors in order to be considered. Matches are dependent upon student availability and subject interest and are not always guaranteed

Scarsdale, NY

Through 6/25/21

Bilingual Front Desk Volunteers

People to People is seeking bilingual (English-Spanish and English-French) volunteers to assist with its front desk. Volunteers will help answer telephones, schedule appointments, respond to clients' inquiries, and perform other tasks pertaining to client services. Volunteers are needed on weekdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 12-4 p.m.

Nanuet, NY

Through 8/31/20

Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers

Due to predictions for an active hurricane season and the complexities of COVID-19, the American Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to help care for people when disasters strike. Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers are trained to answer the call when their communities need it most. Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteers will help support emergency shelters (through November) by staffing different areas, including reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, and information collection, and performing other vital tasks. Both associate and supervisory opportunities are available. Requirements: Must be willing to commit to 5 in-person shifts (8-12 hours) if a shelter is opened in the tri-state area (Westchester, Rockland, NYC, and Long Island) Must have a valid driver's license Must complete approx 2.5 hrs of training (all available online) Minimum of 18 years of age or older

Elmsford, NY

Through 9/30/20

2020 Census Helpers

The Westchester Library System and Volunteer New York! need volunteers to help people complete the Census form in hard-to-count communities. Volunteers will be trained and armed with a tablet to assist people in filling out the Census and/or giving them information so they can complete it on their own. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. How it works: Volunteers will be in teams of three (you can recruit friends) and each member of the team will have a different location to cover. Volunteers will speak with people at farmers' markets, food pantries, and parks. The tablet will be wiped down and passed to the next volunteer for their assignment. It's important for everyone in our community to be counted. To volunteer: Express interest below. If you'd like to volunteer with your own team, please select "express interest as a family, group, or team"

Yonkers, NY

Through 8/31/20

Community Representatives

The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking Volunteer Community Representatives to engage communities within Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties. These volunteers will raise awareness of Alzheimer's Association programs, provide basic disease information, and connect consumers to Alzheimer's Association services by attending health fairs and other events in the community. Volunteers will enhance their knowledge of this worthy cause, sharpen their public speaking techniques, and serve their local communities by providing them with important information.

Elmsford, NY

Through 6/30/21

Volunteer Health Screeners - Ossining

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Ossining. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Ossining, NY

Through 12/31/20

Young Professionals Alzheimer's Council Members (Hudson Valley Junior Board)

The Alzheimer's Association is looking for individuals to join its Young Professionals Alzheimer's Council (YPAC) as junior board members. The YPAC is an auxiliary board of the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter, and this group consists of millennials committed to engaging their communities in the fight against Alzheimer's. The YPAC provides opportunities for young professionals to become active members while serving their community. Group members will develop strong leadership and philanthropic skills that will serve their personal and professional lives. This group is intended for those with a personal connection to the disease, as well as those who do not have a connection but would like to learn more and contribute in the fight against it. This group can also serve as a support system for those who may have family members affected by the disease. Members will: Develop professional and leadership skills Network with other passionate young professionals in the Lower Hudson Valley Gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of the nonprofit sector Contribute to the mission of the Alzheimer's Association Have a willingness to devote individual time and effort to the improvement of YPAC events Have the opportunity to learn more about dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and how to support those affected Personal time commitment is estimated to be an average of two to three hours per month. This time will increase depending on upcoming YPAC events.

Harrison, NY

Through 6/30/21

Volunteer Health Screeners - Port Chester

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Port Chester. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Port Chester, NY

Through 12/31/20

Healthcare Professionals Needed for 2020 Hurricane Season Support

Due to a projected active hurricane season, the American Red Cross has a special need for volunteers with specialized medical training. These volunteers will work in emergency shelters to help assess people’s health and provide hands-on care in alignment with their professional unencumbered license. Ideal volunteers for this role include those with any of the following certifications: Registered Nurse (RN) Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Nurse Practictioner (NP) Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Paramedic Physician Assistant (PA) The American Red Cross is also seeking volunteers in ancillary roles (Certified Nurse Assistant, home health aides, medical students, student nurses) who can provide care as delegated by a licensed nurse in shelters. This could include assisting with activities of daily living; providing personal assistance services; providing health education; and helping to replace medications, durable medical equipment, or consumable medical supplies.

Hawthorne, NY

Through 10/23/20

Food Pantry Volunteers

Putnam Community Action Program's food pantry is in need of volunteers to help pick up and unload food from local grocery stores (alongside the food pantry manager), as well as to organize the stock room. Shifts run Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8-11 a.m. and volunteers must be able to lift 50 pounds. Volunteers must practice social distancing and wear face masks (can be provided if needed).

Brewster, NY

Through 12/30/20

Donate Your Graduation Gown to Healthcare Heroes - Dobbs Ferry

Medical facilities are lacking personal protective equipment (PPE) in the fight against COVID-19. Healthcare workers are using anything they can to protect themselves and their patients—even makeshift trash bag gowns. Graduation gowns are more effective than other PPE alternatives given their length, sleeves, and easy zippered access. Gowns4Good is protecting healthcare workers by upcycling graduation gowns. Whether your graduation gown is collecting dust in the back of your closet or is no longer needed for a 2020 commencement, you can donate yours to help protect a healthcare worker. Gowns should be placed in a sealed bag, like a Ziploc bag. Express interest below to receive more information and directions to the local drop-off site in Dobbs Ferry.

Dobbs Ferry, NY

Through 8/31/20

Volunteer Health Screeners - Brewster

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Brewster. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Brewster, NY

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Health Screeners - Mamaroneck

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Mamaroneck. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Mamaroneck, NY

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Health Screeners - Sleepy Hollow

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Sleepy Hollow. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Sleepy Hollow, NY

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Health Screeners - Mount Kisco

Open Door Family Medical Center's mission is to keep the people of Westchester and Putnam Counties healthy and strong, regardless of their ability to pay. It is currently seeking Volunteer Health Screeners who will help screen all people entering the medical center located in Mount Kisco. Screening protocol includes taking someone's temperature with an infrared thermometer, as well as verifying information on a computer. Volunteers must be conscious of social distancing and feel comfortable reminding others. Volunteers must practice confidentiality for the safety and privacy of Open Door's patients. Open Door will provide all PPE (mask, gloves, and gowns). All training is provided and a full medical and background check is required. The schedule is flexible—just 5 hours per week minimum.

Mount Kisco, NY

Through 12/31/20

Volunteer Resume Reviewer

Want to help make Latinx students' career dreams a reality? Latino U College Access is looking for a Volunteer Resume Reviewer to work one-on-one with its First Gen Forward College Scholars who are actively seeking internships and employment opportunities. These Scholars are high-potential Latinx students who are the first in their families to attend college. The Volunteer Resume Reviewer will support these Scholars in helping them update their resumes and cover letters so they can showcase their experiences and achievements in this competitive job market. Requirements: Experience in human resources and/or corporate recruiting; bachelor’s degree; computer fluency and proficiency in Google Drive (especially Google Docs); strong verbal and written communication skills; passion for LUCA’s mission and students served. Time Commitment: This is a virtual opportunity! Scholars will schedule phone/video appointments with the volunteers as needed and at a mutually agreeable time (approximately 5-10 hours per week).

Virtual (Virtual)

Through 7/6/21

Camp Vollo Elementary School Students

Sign up for Volunteer New York!'s two-week virtual summer camp for Elementary School students: Camp Vollo! Campers are introduced to a variety of local nonprofits and provided with 10 structured DIY volunteer projects in the areas of community building, the environment, social justice/awareness, arts, and physical fitness. Campers choose one project each day and can participate in a weekly Zoom call with other campers and Vollo Counselors to discuss these projects. Find more information about Camp Vollo at volunteernewyork.org/camp. To register: Elementary School campers must sign up alongside a parent or adult. Parents and adults should select "sign up with a family, group or team" below to create their team and register for camp. NOTE: Due to strict firewalls, many school-issued email addresses will block our confirmation emails and activity booklets. When creating a profile and registering for camp, please use an email address that is NOT school-issued (i.e. Gmail). If you registered but you have not received your confirmation email or activity book, please email Elizabeth Parra at elizabeth@volunteernewyork.org.

Virtual (Virtual)

Through 8/28/20

Camp Vollo Middle/High School Students

Sign up for Volunteer New York!'s two-week virtual summer camp for Middle and High School students: Camp Vollo! Campers are introduced to a variety of local nonprofits and provided with 10 structured DIY volunteer projects in the areas of community building, the environment, social justice/awareness, arts, and physical fitness. Campers choose one project each day and can participate in a weekly Zoom call with other campers and Vollo Counselors to discuss these projects. ​Find more information about Camp Vollo at volunteernewyork.org/camp. To register: If you are a camper between the ages of 13-18 and you're signing up as an individual, click the "express interest" button below. If you are age 12, you must sign up with a parent or group leader. Parents and group leaders must click the "express interest with a family, group or team" button to create their team and register. NOTE: Due to strict firewalls, many school-issued email addresses will block our confirmation emails and activity booklets. When creating a profile and registering for camp, please use an email address that is NOT school-issued (i.e. Gmail). If you registered but you have not received your confirmation email or activity book, please email Elizabeth Parra at elizabeth@volunteernewyork.org.

Virtual (Virtual)

Through 8/28/20

Adolescent & Teen Jump Start Program Tutors

D.A.F.T. Youth Services is seeking volunteers to help tutor and instruct its new Jump Start Program. This workshop aims to help middle and high school students prepare for their upcoming school year and transition from one grade to the next. The workshop will consist of two-hour sessions, twice per week, over three weeks in late August. D.A.F.T. has developed various grade-specific lesson plans for the tutors to follow. As of now, services will be provided remotely using distance learning software. Volunteers who are interested in tutoring, outreach, organizing, or helping in any way should express interest below!

Virtual (Virtual)

Through 8/7/20

 

 

 


 
 

 
 
 
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