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Use our volunteer search engine to get access to over 500 volunteer opportunities in the Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland areas. Search for the nonprofits that you want to work with and who need volunteers today - either for one-day or short-term volunteer opportunities.

There are positions available for every age and skillset 
- addressing issues such as: Youth EducationHunger & Homelessness, Senior ServicesHealth & WellnessCaring for Animals,Environmental CareFamilyCommunity, and the Arts.

Volunteer New York! has been making it very easy for anyone in the community to give back and has been supporting local nonprofits for over 65 years. Call us at 914-948-4452 to speak with aVolunteer Placement Specialist or to schedule an appointment. Or contact us by email!
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The mission of Volunteer New York! is to inspire, mobilize and equip individuals and groups to take positive action to address pressing challenges, support nonprofits, and strengthen the quality of life in our community. We serve Westchester County, Putnam County, Rockland County, Dutchess County, Orange County, Ulster County and Sullivan County.

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for November 20, 2022

2022 THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROT IN WESTCHESTER Hillside Food Outreach 11/24 @ 7:00am Valhalla Volunteer TURKEY BURN CLEANUP AT TIBBETTS PARK Westchester Parks Foundation 11/26 @ 10:00am Yonkers Volunteer ART EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION…

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Volunteer New York News - Announcing Nomination Extension!

It's a holiday miracle! The deadline to nominate a volunteer for the 2023 Volunteer Spirit Awards has been extended to December 2, 2022. We know this time of year is busy and want to ensure every humble and deserving volunteer who should be…

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Volunteer New York News - Have You Submitted Your Volunteer Spirit Award Nomination?

Deadline fast approaching to nominate a volunteer for the 2023 volunteer spirit awards. While it only takes minutes to nominate someone, the memory of being recognized at the BIGGEST volunteer recognition event in our region lasts a lifetime.…

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Volunteer New York : Holiday Volunteering is here!

Holiday volunteering is here! Check out these opportunities below or visit volunteernewyork.org/holiday for our full list of ways to give back this holiday season. Thanksgiving Parade Balloon Holders with New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for November 10, 2022

Thanksgiving Volunteering Is Here! PLUS: Toy drives, stuff a stocking, and more . . . LOCAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: November 10, 2022 GIFT A COFFEE TO A SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF MEMBER Park Elementary School Weekdays @ 9:00am; flexible drop-off…

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Volunteer New York News - Last Chance to Sign Up for Nonprofit Board Boot Camp on Nov 2!

Nonprofit Board Boot Camp! Your Path to Board Service REGISTER NOW Last chance to sign up for Nov. 2 kickoff! Learn More 2022 EVENT SPEAKERS MICHAEL TRAPP PKF O'CONNOR DAVIES WENDY WEINSTEIN CLAY ART CENTER/ ADO …

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for October 28, 2022

Halloween Volunteering! PLUS: Senior prom, AmeriCorps volunteers, Thanksgiving fun, and more . . . Local Volunteer Opportunities for October 28, 2022 SENIOR PROM VOLUNTEERS Wartburg Adult Care Community 10/28 @ 2:00pm; multiple opportunities…

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Volunteer New York News - Who Are The Volunteers That Inspire You?

Recognize them today by nominating them for our 2023 Volunteer Spirit Awards! Nominations are now open for the largest annual volunteer recognition event in our region. Click for more info. Nominate A Volunteer View Nomination Guidelines AWARD…

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Volunteer New York News - Only 1 Week Until Nonprofit Board Boot Camp!

Nonprofit Board Boot Camp! Your Path to Board Service REGISTER NOW Only 1 Week Away! Learn More 2022 EVENT SPEAKERS MICHAEL TRAPP PKF O'CONNOR DAVIES WENDY WEINSTEIN CLAY ART CENTER/ ADO JUDY SIECEL PRO BONO PARTNERSHIP VALERIE…

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Volunteer New York Nominations Now Open For 2022 Volunteer Spirit Awards

Nominations are now open for the largest volunteer recognition event in our region! Help us celebrate the best and brightest volunteers during National Volunteer Month. Nominate A Volunteer View Nomination Guidelines | Event Info AWARD…

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Volunteer New York News - Ready for Election Day?

Your Vote Matters Voting is your opportunity to participate in the democratic process for national and local elections, supporting causes and candidates aligned with your positions. In addition to volunteering, it’s a way to help shape the…

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Volunteer New York News: Nonprofit Board Boot Camp Registration Now Open

YOUR PATH TO BOARD SERVICE REGISTER NOW $20 Registration Fee | Learn More 2022 EVENT SCHEDULE: BOOT CAMP Session 1 Wednesday, Nov. 2 VIRTUAL 9 AM - 11 AM BOOT CAMP Session 2 Wednesday, Nov. 9…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for September 22, 2022

Hurricane Survivors in Puerto Rico Need Our Help! PLUS: Fall festivals, bike races, and more . . . 211 Information Specialists Needed! United Way of Westchester and Putnam Volunteer 2022 BIKE HSS CYCLING EVENT Hospital for…

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Only 3 Days to 9/11 Day; How Will You Do Good This Weekend?

SERVE + REMEMBER THIS 9/11 DAY, HELP US REKINDLE THE SPIRIT OF UNITY AND SERVICE TAKE ACTION ONLY 3 DAYS UNTIL HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF VOLUNTEERS ACROSS AMERICA TAKE PART IN A WEEKEND OF DOING GOOD. Whether you were there, saw…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for September 1, 2022

LOCAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: September 1, 2022 How to Serve on 9/11, PLUS: Wakanda Celebration, New Rochelle Street Fair, and more... 9/11: SERVE + REMEMBER Volunteer New York! 9/10 & 9/11; multiple opportunities …

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Volunteer New York News: Honor the Memory of Those Lost This 9/11 Day

SERVE + REMEMBER THIS 9/11 DAY, HELP US REKINDLE THE SPIRIT OF UNITY AND SERVICE TAKE ACTION Whether you were there, saw it on TV, or learned about it in the classroom, September 11 is a day we must never forget. Help us remember the…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for August 18, 2022

Help Hand Out Pizza! PLUS: Bonfire and S'mores for teens, back-to-school drives, 9/11: Serve + Remember, and more . . . Local Volunteer Opportunities for August 18, 2022 2022 ANNUAL PIZZA COMMUNITY GIVEAWAY The Giver's Hand 8/27…

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Do Good This 9/11 Day - Registration Now Open for 12th Annual Serve + Remember Community-Wide Day of Service

Registration Now Open Join us for our 2022 9/11: Serve + Remember community-wide day of service that takes place Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11 (across 16 cities and 2 hubs). Check out the 25+ family-friendly opportunities below…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for August 4, 2022

Be Our TikTok Superstar Intern! PLUS: Makeup artists, art cart volunteers, tutors, drivers, and more . . . LOCAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: August 4, 2022 TIKTOK CONTENT MARKETING INTERN Volunteer New York! Weekly; flexible…

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Volunteer New York News: Leadership Westchester Application's Due Friday

1-WEEK LEADERSHIP WESTCHESTER APPLICATION EXTENSION New Application Deadline Friday, August 5 Apply Now PROGRAM BENEFITS Learn leadership concepts taught at top business schools Take part in a personalized nine-month curriculum designed to…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for July 28, 2022

Raise a Puppy to Become a Service Dog! PLUS: Film screening, essay coaches, 988 hotline help, and more . . . LOCAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES SUMMER OUTDOOR FILM SCREENING VOLUNTEERS GARNER Arts Center 8/6 @ 7:00pm; multiple…

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Volunteer New York News - Only 1 Week Left to Apply to Leadership Westchester

LEADERSHIP WESTCHESTER Classes Starts this October APPLY NOW WHY NOW? Because now is your time to level up! + Because Leadership Westchester will provide you with the in-demand tools needed to lead yourself and others in 2023 and beyond +…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for July 14, 2022

Volunteers Needed to Hand Out Socks! PLUS: Pack backpacks, read to children, help make crafts, and more . . . VOLUNTEERS TO HAND OUT BOMBAS SOCKS United Way of Westchester and Putnam 7/18 @ 9:00am Yonkers Volunteer …

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Volunteer New York News - Only 3 Weeks Left to Apply to Leadership Westchester

ARE YOU READY TO LEAD? Apply Now Apply now to be part of the 2023 Class of Leadership Westchester. Leadership Westchester is Volunteer New York!'s annual nine-month program designed to sharpen your effective leadership skills and…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for June 23, 2022

Celebrate African American Heritage! PLUS: Internships for teens, music fests, and more . . . AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION Westchester County Department of Parks & Rec 6/26; multiple opportunities Valhalla …

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Volunteer New York News - Stories of Good

Our increasingly connected world is filled with challenges, and the 24 hours news cycle has been dominated by the global pandemic, national tragedies, war, and changing climate. However, I’m writing today to share a few inspiring stories that…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for June 9, 2022

Support Juneteenth in New Rochelle! PLUS: Join a garden party, help seniors with technology, and more . . . 211 Information Specialists Needed United Way of Westchester and Putnam Volunteer THOMAS PAINE COLONIAL FAIR &…

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Volunteer New York News - Announcing the 2022 Leadership Westchester Alum of the Year

Announcing the 2022 Leadership Westchester Alum of the Year Congratulations Michelle! JOIN US FOR THE 2022 Leadership Westchester Graduation Ceremony and Alum of Year Award Presentation to Michelle A. Nicholas! Help us recognize the…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for May 26, 2022

Calling All Summer Camp Counselors! PLUS: Golf outings, adult tutors, Juneteenth, and more . . . SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEER STAFF Sunrise Day Camp Weekly from 6/29-8/19 Orangeburg Volunteer GOLF EVENT VOLUNTEERS New…

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Volunteer New York News: Only One Week Until RSVP 50

Tarrytown - Luncheon - Westchester Marriott RSVP 50 • Wednesday, May 18 Get Your Tickets To Attend RSVP 50 Be A Friend Of RSVP 50 Next Wednesday, May 18, is an opportunity to share a meal together, applaud inspiring volunteers, celebrate…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for May 11, 2022

Help at New Rochelle Kite Day! PLUS: Read to kids, become a college coach, and more . . . NEW ROCHELLE KITE DAY City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department 5/14 @ 10:30am New Rochelle Volunteer VIRTUAL GROUP…

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Volunteer New York News: Ways to Support 50 Years of Mobilizing Volunteers Age 55+

Tarrytown - Luncheon - Westchester Marriott RSVP 50 • Wednesday, May 18 Get Your Tickets To Attend RSVP 50 Be A Friend Of RSVP 50 Help celebrate the 50th anniversary of our beloved "RSVP of Westchester" program, which has been the go-to…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for April 28, 2022

Yonkers Pride needs designers! PLUS: Plant fests, art fests, and more . . . PLANTFEST 2022 Teatown Lake Reservation 5/6 & 5/7; multiple opportunities Ossining Volunteer VOLUNTEERS TO BAG FRESH PRODUCE Open…

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Volunteer New York News - Local Leaders with Impact Panel Discussion with the Leadership Westchester Class of 2022

You're invited to our annual Leadership Westchester Panel Discussion. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Leadership Westchester, each of this year's panelists are Leadership Westchester alumni who exemplify what it means to live your…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for April 14, 2022

75+ Ideas for Global Volunteer Month! PLUS: Earth Day, Arbor Day, and more . . . EARTH DAY FLOWER GARDEN VOLUNTEERS Rockland Farm Alliance 4/22 @ 9:30am New City Volunteer EARTH DAY CLEANUP AND FLOWER PLANTING …

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Volunteer Spirit Award Tickets NOW Sold Out! - New Virtual Livestream Option Added!

IN-PERSON TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT The 42nd Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards – Now Virtual Now Live Streaming FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2022 from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM #VSA 2022 $50 Virtual Ticket GET VIRTUAL TICKET HERE Due…

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Volunteer New York News: Local Volunteer Opportunities for March 31, 2022

Spring park cleanups are here! PLUS: Read to kids, help a library, create care kits for babies, and more . . . NEW ROCHELLE PARKS CLEAN-UP WEEKEND City of New Rochelle Parks & Recreation Department 4/23 & 4/24 @ 1:00pm …

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Volunteer New York News: Have You Met Norman? Limited Seats Available to the 2022 Volunteer Spirit Awards

The 42nd Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Join us in Celebrating Norman Handleman TRA(formerly known as WestFair Rides) Quality of Life Awards Winner Get Tickets Learn more about this year's Quality of Life Award Winner You could say that Norman…

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Have You Met Kenny? Only Two Fridays Until the Volunteer Spirit Awards!

Join Us in Celebrating … Kenny Herzog #VaxUpWestchester Social Advocacy Award Winner Get Tickets Learn more about this year's Social Advocacy Award Winner From an early age, Kenny has been interested in helping…

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Have You Met Susan? Get Your 2022 Volunteer Spirit Award Tickets Now

Join Us in Celebrating … Susan O’ Brien Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County Going Green Award Winner Get Tickets Learn more about this year's Going Green Award Winner When Susan O'Brien needed to escape…

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Volunteer New York News - You're Invited to a Special Luncheon Event Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of RSVP of Westchester!

You're Invited to a Special Luncheon Event Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of RSVP of Westchester! Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of our beloved "RSVP of Westchester" program, which has been the go-to volunteer resource for…

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Have You Met Harshita? Get Your 2022 Volunteer Spirit Award Tickets Now

Join Us in Celebrating … Harshita Shet, India Center of Westchester Youth Leadership Award Winner Get Tickets Learn more about this year's Youth Leadership Award Winner Harshita Shet is the living example of the old…

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Volunteer New York Local Volunteer Opportunities for March 10, 2022

Help the effort in Ukraine! PLUS: plant trees, be a study coach, coordinate a book sale, and more… DONATE HUMANITARIAN SUPPLIES FOR UKRAINE Afya Foundation Flexible schedule Yonkers Volunteer LITERACY VOLUNTEERS…

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Volunteer New York News - March 4, 2022

Have you met Deborah? Get Your 2022 Volunteer Spirit Award Tickets Now Join Us in Celebrating in… The 42nd Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards A Celebration of Community & Kindness Breakfast Benefit When: Friday, April 8, 2022…

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Local Volunteer Opportunities February 24, 2022

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Volunteer New York News - What You Celebrate is a Reflection of What You Value

What You Celebrate Is A Reflection Of What You Value At Volunteer New York! we value community and volunteerism. We are excited to return in person to celebrate these values at our 42nd Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards, presented by Regeneron. …

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Volunteer New York Local Volunteer Opportunities for February 10, 2022

2-1-1 Hudson Valley Region 211 Information Specialists Needed United Way of Westchester and Putnam Volunteer MAKE SANDWICHES FOR THE FOOD INSECURE Community Service Associates 2/15 @ 2:00pm Mount Vernon Volunteer PARK & COMMUNITY GARDEN…

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Volunteer New York Local Volunteer Opportunities for January 20, 2022

Drivers needed to give seniors a lift! PLUS: food pantry projects, tutoring, and more... DRIVE A LOCAL SENIOR TO THEIR DOCTOR'S APPOINTMENT WestFair Rides Flexible schedule Throughout Westchester Volunteer ADMINISTRATIVE…

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Volunteer New York Announcing the 2022 Legacy Award Winner - Celia Brown!

Join Us In Honoring Celia R. Brown 2022 Legacy Award Recipient At the 42nd Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Presented by Regeneron SAVE THE DATE: Friday, April 8, 2022 Volunteer New York!'s Board of Directors would like to bestow its…

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Volunteer New York News - MLK Day Registration is Now Open!

MLK Day ‘2022 Saturday, January 15, 2022 Join us Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Yonkers at the Afya Foundation for our 12th Annual MLK Day of Service in tribute to Dr. King's vision of a beloved community! Volunteers are needed to…

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Volunteer New York Local Volunteer Opportunities for January 3, 2022

40+ New Year's resolutions to do some good: coach youth sports, help animals, and more... Resolution #1: HELP AT A FOOD PANTRY New Rochelle Community Action Partnership 1/4 @ 11:00am & 2:00pm New Rochelle Volunteer…

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We Have 35,000 Reasons To Be Thankful This Year... Our Volunteers!

We have 35,000 reasons to be thankful this year . . . our volunteers! If you’ve not done so already, please consider making a gift to support volunteerism. Your gift helps add 399,000 hours of impact to local nonprofits. That’s…

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Volunteer New York News - November 22,2021

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for November 11, 2021

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Volunteer New York News - Tis the Season of Giving

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Nonprofit Board Boot Camp Starts from November 3, 2021

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for October 14, 2021

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Nominations Now Open for 2022 Volunteer Spirit Awards

Nominations are now open for the largest volunteer recognition event in our region! Help us celebrate the best and brightest volunteers during National Volunteer Month. Nominate A Volunteer View Nomination Guidelines | Event Info …

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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for September 16, 2021

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Last Chance to Register for 9/11: Serve + Remember

9/11: Serve + Remember Last Chance to Register Join us this Weekend in taking positive action to honor the memories of those lost. Serve On Saturday, September 11 Take Action with Westchester Parks Foundation to Clean Up…

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Volunteer New York News: How Will You Serve + Remember on this 20th Anniversary of September 11?

9/11 SERVE + REMEMBER On this 20th anniversary of September 11, how will you serve + remember? Join the thousands of local volunteers who have honored the memories of those lost as part of the 9/11 National Day of Service by signing up today to…

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Volunteer New York News - August 26, 2021

How to help refugee families from Afghanistan; PLUS: Wakanda 4 Ever Celebration, mental health mentors, and more... FEATURED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES GET FRESH! VOLUNTEERS Rockland Conservation Service Corps 8/31 @ 10:00am Pomona Volunteer …

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for August 13, 2021

The latest local volunteer opportunities as of August 13, 2021 Our neighbors in Mount Vernon need your help! PLUS: join the lunch bunch, a film festival, and more. . . VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED! Help Mount Vernon Neighbors with Rental…

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Volunteer New York News - 9/11 Day of Service: Registration Now Open for Community-Wide Volunteer Remembrance Event

9/11 Serve + Remember Join the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 National Day of Service Honor the memories of those lost by doing good and helping others September 9, 2021 - September 12, 2021 Join hundreds of thousands across the United States and the…

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for July 29, 2021

Join our new virtual community meetup group! PLUS: kids' crafts, street fairs, job coaches, and more... ALL ARE WELCOME! Community-Minded Virtual Meetup Group with Volunteer New York! Third Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, August 17 …

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Volunteer New York - Only 10 Days Left to Apply to Leadership Westchester

Leadership Westchester Classes Start in October. Application Close July 30 Why Now? It's your time to stop waiting and to start leading! Only 10 Days Left to Apply This is your chance to commit to doing more of what makes you happy…

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Volunteer Camp is Now Open For Youth Ages 11-18

Virtual Volunteer Camp is Now Open Sign up and start today! Start Your Camp Vollo Experience Camp Vollo features two weeks of structured volunteer assignments and goals to create a positive impact in your community. - Made for changemakers ages…

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Volunteer New York News - My First Year as Executive Director...

Dear Neighbor, As I reflect on completing my first year as Executive Director of Volunteer New York! and the incredible work our team was able to accomplish throughout it all -- I'm comfortable sharing that becoming a new Executive…

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Volunteer New York - Will you Join Me in Celebrating?

Today we're happy to share that a new class of local leaders will be honored for completing our rigorous and transformative nine-month Leadership Westchester program. All community members are welcome to join us virtually on Tuesday, June 22 from…

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Volunteer New York News - May 6, 2021

Sign up for summer volunteering! PLUS: vaccine site volunteers, summer camp, and more . . . Kickoff your summer of service with these local volunteer opportunities May 6, 2021 Volunteer Feedback Survey We want to hear from you! Please…

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Volunteer New York News - April 19, 2021

Over 550 guests joined us live for last Friday's virtual presentation of the 41st Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards! Wow! Click here to watch the replay and view our digital journal. Our work has not stopped. If you believe in the power of…

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Volunteer Spirit Award Winner: Ellie Zimmerman

THE VOLLO SHOW NEW PODCAST EPISPODE NOW AVAILABLE! FEATURING ELLIE ZIMMERMAN LISTEN NOW Ellie Zimmerman YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD Interns 4-Cood & Carver Center presented by PKF O'CONNOR DAVIES Accountants and Advisors GET TICKETS HERE Learn…

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Volunteer New York News - April 2, 2021

The Breakfast is ALMOST Back! One Week from today... 2021 VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARDS This is it. The Final Countdown! One week from today our community will join together to celebrate volunteerism and listen to the inspiring stories of our…

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Volunteer New York News - March 31, 2021

Less than 2 weeks to the most inspirational event of the year! The Breakfast is ALMOST Back! 2021 VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER SPIRIT AWARDS The 41st Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards are almost here! We have a great program in store for you with an…

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Volunteer Spirit Award Winner: Joseph O'Campo-Petras

Joseph O'Campo-Petras GOING GREEN AWARD Westchester Parks Foundation Presented by conEdison Click Here to GET TICKETS. Learn more about this year's Going Green Award honoree: During his time at The Arc Westchester, Joseph O'Campo-Petras has…

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for March 24, 2021

Become a Student Mentor! PLUS: Pitch in for Parks, vaccine site volunteers, sneaker drives, and more . . . Become a College Coach for a High School Student with Latino U College Access Flexible schedule Virtual VOLUNTEER Sneaker Drive with…

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Volunteer Spirit Award Winner: Tina Constable

Tina Constable QUALITY OF LIFE AWARD Huguenot Memorial Church & Family Services of Westchester Presented by PCSB Bank Click Here to GET TICKETS Learn more about this year's Quality of Life Award honoree: When asked about her volunteering…

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Volunteer Spirit Award Winner: Nneka Bell

Nneka Bell TRANSFORMATION AWARD Veterans Service Agency of Mount Vernon presented by WMC Health Congratulate Winners with a Journal Ad Learn more about this year's Transformation Award recipient who will be honored virtually on Friday, April 9: …

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Volunteer New York Local Volunteer Opportunities for March 10, 2021

Volunteers needed for park cleanup tomorrow! PLUS: deliver groceries for seniors, be a social media intern, and more... Local volunteer opportunities More volunteers needed! Litter Removal at George's Island Park with Westchester Parks…

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for February 27, 2021

This is your weekend of opportunity! New volunteer listings just added for college coaches, youth advisors, beta testers and more . . . Restorative Justice Coordinators for Youth with D.A.F.T. Youth Services Flexible schedule Virtual VOLUNTEER …

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Volunteer New York News - Volunteer Spirit Award Winner is 'Trecia Pessoa'

Trecia Pessoa EDUCATION & LITERACY AWARD Her Honor Mentoring presented by REGENERON Science to Medicine Congratulate Winners with a Journal Ad Learn more about this year's Education & Literacy Award honoree: Trecia Pessoa has been on the…

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Volunteer New York News - Listen. Learn. Act. Embrace.

Black history is not limited to one month. Here are four resources we've assembled to help continue the conversation past February 28: VOLLO = VOLUNTEER LOCALLY The Vollo Show Podcast Episode - 4: Just Do The Good Work Featuring Dr. Darrell…

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Volunteer New York News - Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Volunteer Spirit Awards!

The Breakfast is Back Announcing the 2021 Winners Join us at 9 AM to honor six absolutely extraordinary ordinary people who gave their time to help others and support the resiliency of our community during a year that proved just how connected we…

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Volunteer New York News - Local Volunteer Opportunities for February 4, 2021

Share the (Volunteer) Love: write letters, read to kids, make blankets, sing songs, and more... Write Letters of Love to Seniors with Town of Orangetown Flexible schedule Orangetown VOLUNTEER Love Your Neighbor Drive with Hearts & Homes for…

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Announcing the Recipient of the 2021 Volunteer New York! Legacy Award Deborah Fay

It is our privilege to share that our distinctive 2021 Legacy Award will be presented to Deborah Fay of Entergy by the Volunteer New York! Board of Directors as part of the upcoming 41st Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards on Friday, April 9. Deborah…

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Volunteer New York News - January 20, 2021

Support the vaccine effort! PLUS: Advocate for nonprofits, teach Spanish, and more... Virtual Vaccine Angels with Town of Greenburgh Flexible schedule Virtual VOLUNTEER Governmental Liaison Nonprofit Advocate with Travel Unity Flexible schedule…

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Make MLK Day a "Day On" not a "Day Off"

Join us for our 11th Annual MLK Day of Service! There are over a dozen MLK Day related events and opportunities to serve that are being hosted by our community partners from Jan. 14 to Jan. 19. Click here to learn more about them and how to get…

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11th Annual MLK Day of Service!

Join us for our 11th Annual MLK Day of Service! With over a dozen community events and service opportunities now added to www.volunteernewyork.org/MLK The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service is a day intended to empower individuals,…

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Volunteer New York News - It's Time We Sat Around The Table...

Isn't it time we sat around the table as a community? Volunteer to drive out darkness by adding your light to this conversation. Join us for our Virtual Sunday Supper to help strengthen our community through an open, safe, and timely group…

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Volunteer New York News - January 6, 2021

New Year, new opportunities! Help kids with homework, clean a park, and more . . . Help Kids With Their Classwork with Y-COP of Mount Vernon Select weekdays from 8:00AM - 3:00PM Mount Vernon VOLUNTEER Youth Advisory Council Members (Ages 16-20!)…

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Volunteer New York News - Spark JOY This Holiday Season

Spark JOY This Holiday Season ...by supporting Volunteer New York! and the 35,000 volunteers who: 1. Acted as a lifeline to essential services for the immunocompromised. 2. Bridged the education divide as virtual e-tutors. 3. Helped small…

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Volunteer New York News - December 16, 2020

Make Blizzard Boxes for Snowed-In Families! PLUS: be a graduation coach, telephone buddy, and more . . . Create Blizzard Boxes for Snowed-In Families with Meals on Wheels of Rockland Flexible schedule Remote VOLUNTEER Holiday Elves to Give Out…

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2021 Martin Luther King Day Registration is Now Open!

2021 MLK DAY Because this year we are limited in how we can volunteer together, we are hosting two special virtual events as part of our 11th annual MLK Day of Service. Click below to sign up now! Webinar: Volunteering with Equity in Mind…

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Volunteer New York News - 10 Ways To Volunteer Locally This Holiday Season

GIVE THE GIFT OF COMMUNITY 10 ways you can volunteer locally this holiday season! Help Families in Need! Volunteer to Sort or Distribute Toys with Open Door Family Medical Center Now through Dec. 18/Dec. 21 Ossining HELP SORT TOYS HELP DISTRIBUTE…

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Volunteer New York's New Leadership Opportunity: 2020 Nonprofit Board Boot Camp Registration is Now Open

2020 Nonprofit Board Boot Camp: Made For Business Leaders and Professionals Volunteer New York!'s 5th Annual Nonprofit Board Boot Camp is a virtual three-part series for local professionals that offers a path to achieve leadership goals through…

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Volunteer New York News - December 3, 2020

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief 52 Acts of Kindness Project with Volunteer New York! Flexible schedule Remote VOLUNTEER Let There Be Light Outdoor Art Festival with GARNER Arts Center Saturday, December 12…

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Volunteer New York News: You do Know We Need You? Here's how You Can Help

Take Action Click To Support Volunteer Newyork Take the 52 Acts of Kindness Pledge Help us continue to inspire over 35,000 volunteers a year. Just like "Generosity is not just a nice thing to have," "Volunteerism is not just a nice thing…

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