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Volunteer New York

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We Care to Make Volunteering Easy!

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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Our Passion is Our (new) Mission!

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.

Upcoming Events at Volunteer New York

2021 Local Leaders With Impact Panel Discussion

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021 from 9:00am to 10:30am
Saint Paul, MN
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Recent News

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…

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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. …

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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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Volunteer New York News - Local Generosity in Action

NEW EVENT - LOCAL GENEROSITY IN ACTION Dec 1, 2020 - 9:30am Join us and The Journal News on Giving Tuesday for a discussion with local nonprofits about how you can support your community (and a few #Bridge2Give surprises). You won't want to…

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Volunteer New York News - Holiday Volunteering is Here!

Holiday volunteering is here! PLUS: help veterans record their stories, clean the parks, and more. . . Holiday Volunteer Opportunities Thanksgiving Giveback Days with LIFE Progressive Services Through Saturday, November 21 Multiple opportunities…

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2021 Volunteer Spirit Award Nomination Extension

The 2021 Volunteer Spirit Awards Nomination Deadline Has Been Extended: Wednesday, November 18 at 11:59 PM. Because of the recent power outage in our area, we have extended the Volunteer Spirit Awards Nomination Deadline to this Wednesday, Nov. 18…

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Volunteer New York News - November 9, 2020

Giving Tuesday Dec 1, 2020 Now's the Time to Unleash Generosity Take Action Now Your support on giving tuesday is more than wearing the hat worn by hundreds of local business leaders. It's about "recognizing what you value." And if…

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Volunteer New York News - November 2, 2020

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief - November 2, 2020 Help Remove Halloween Paint from Storefront Windows with New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Monday, November 2 and Monday, November 9 from 10:00AM - 12:00PM New…

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Volunteer New York News - October 20, 2020

Volunteer at the Halloween Spooktacular! PLUS: make friendly calls to seniors, be a reading tutor, and more... Halloween Spooktacular Volunteers with New Rochelle Community Action Partnership Wednesday, October 28 to Saturday, October 31…

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Volunteer New York News - October 6, 2020

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief New Rochelle Parks Clean Up Day with City of New Rochelle Parks and Recreation Department Saturday, October 24 at 1:00PM Parks throughout New Rochelle VOLUNTEER Help Seniors Get to…

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Volunteer New York News - September 21, 2020

Get Fresh! Food Loading Volunteers with Rockland Conservation and Service Corps September 22 from 10:30AM - 1:00PM Pomona VOLUNTEER Invasive Plant Removal at Lenoir Preserve with Westchester Parks Foundation September 24 from 10:00AM - 1:00PM…

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Tickets Now Available for Our VNY70 Virtual Evening Gala

VNY70 Virtual Evening Gala You're invited to a special evening affair reflecting on our over 70 years of impact and community leadership! We hope you will join us in honoring former Executive Director, Alisa H. Kesten Register Now for Tickets,…

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Here's How Easy it is to Participate in Our Region-Wide Food Drive for Covid-19 Relief

10th Annual 9/11: Serve + Remember Action Event: 1. Pick a local food pantry to support at www.serveandremember.org 2. Sign up to receive your shopping list of healthy food items 3. Drop off your donations during the designated time/place this…

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Volunteer New York News - September 7, 2020

Tutor and read to kids for National Literacy Month! Plus: gardening, gift shops and more... Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief: September 7, 2020 Volunteer e-Tutors with JCY-Westchester Community Partners Flexible…

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Registration Now Open for Special Event with Expert Panel of Community Leaders

You're Invited to the State of Hunger: A Special #911Day Program Tuesday, September 1 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM FREE | VIRTUAL Register Here... Join Volunteer New York!'s Executive Director, Jeanette Gisbert, as she moderates this special #911Day…

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Volunteer New York News - August 25, 2020

Share your music, magic, or smile! Here's how you can still volunteer this summer . . . Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief Create Cards for Seniors with DOROT Westchester Ends this Friday, Aug 28 Westchester …

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Registration for 9/11: Serve and Remember Now Open. Everyone Can Serve!

9/11: Serve + Remember is an annual community-wide action event dedicated to honoring the memory of those lost on September 11, 2001, through unity, empathy and service. We are thankful to the thousands of volunteers over the last 10 years who…

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Volunteer New York News - August 5, 2020

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief Hurricane Support Volunteers with American Red Cross Throughout Lower Hudson Valley VOLUNTEER Water Chestnut Removal at Tibbetts Brook Park with Westchester Parks Foundation August…

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Volunteer New York's Camp Vollo Update - July 27, 2020

Over 190 campers have signed up for Camp Vollo in its first week! Come check out what all the do-gooding excitement is about at www.volunteernewyork.org/camp What are the benefits of Camp Vollo? Free Virtual & Safe For ages 6-18 Learn about…

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2020 Summer Volunteering Oppotunity Central

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Volunteer New York's 70th Gala

You're invited to a special evening affair reflecting on our over 70 years of impact and community leadership! We hope you will join us in honoring former Executive Director, Alisa H. Kesten Everyone is invited! There will be ways to participate…

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Volunteer New York News - July 21, 2020

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief 2020 Census Helpers with Westchester Library System Throughout Southern Westchester VOLUNTEER Camp Vollo: Elementary and Middle/High School Volunteers with Volunteer New York!…

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Volunteer New York News - Leadership Westchester Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Are you ready to SOAR to new heights? Are you ready to LEAD? APPLY NOW Now accepting applications to take part in the 2021 class of Leadership Westchester until July 31. Visit www.volunteernewyork.org/leadership to learn more. Leadership…

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Volunteer New York News - Donate Your Gown Or Be A Mentor, Tutor Or Driver For Good This Summer!

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief Donate your Graduation Gown to Fight COVID-19 with Gowns4Good New Rochelle VOLUNTEER Be a Big Brother Big Sisters Youth Mentor with BBBS of Family Services of Westchester New…

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Volunteer New York News - Here's How to Attend the 2020 Leadership Westchester Graduation

Tune in live to watch the Leadership Westchester Class of 2020 Graduation and Presentation of the Alumna of Year Award on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 11AM www.volunteernewyork.org/graduation Greetings!   We hope this email finds you and your…

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Volunteer New York News - How to Help New Moms, Survivors of Abuse, the Environment, and More

Local volunteer opportunities and ways to support COVID-19 relief - June 23, 2020 Join the Graffiti Squad with Westchester Parks Foundation June 24 from 10:30AM - 1:30PM Bronxville VOLUNTEER Become a Blood Donor Screener with American Red Cross…

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Volunteer New York News - Step 1: 30 Local Organizations Fighting Inequality

BLACK LIVES MATTER Volunteer New York! stands with those fighting for the dignity and the rights of African Americans. We believe systemic racism must be addressed head on, openly discussed and challenged on all levels. We believe actionable steps…

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Volunteer New York News - Leaders Needed

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Volunteer New York News - June 1, 2020

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Volunteer New York News - Leadership Westchester: Are You Ready To Lead?

Applications For The Leadership Westchester Class of 2020 Are Now Available All Applications Must Be Received By July 31, 2019 Download Application   Leadership Westchester is a rigorous, 9-month curriculum that is designed to sharpen your…

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Volunteer New York News - The Super Bowl of Volunteerism...

Last month we celebrated at our 39th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards. A guest described it as "kinda like the Super Bowl of Volunteerism." We hope you can agree that if volunteering is a game, it's a game played from the heart, over long days and…

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Volunteer New York News: Book Fests, Summer Camps, And College Expos, Oh My!

Costume Character Volunteers at the Westchester Children's Book Festival with JCY-Westchester Multiple opportunities May 5 White Plains VOLUNTEER STEAM Summit and HBCU College Expo Tour with National Council of Negro Women April 27 Mount Vernon …

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Volunteer New York News: Festivals, Park Cleanups, and More Spring Volunteer Opportunities!

Local Volunteer Opportunities Element 46 Mentors and Professionals with Westchester County Government Apply by April 19 Multiple locations APPLY 1st Sleepy Hollow Literary Festival with Hudson Valley Writers Center Multiple…

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Volunteer New York News - Spring Opportunities Are Here: Local Parks Need Your Help!

Local Volunteer Opportunities Help Survivors of Cyclone Idai Donation Drive In-Progress with Afya Foundation of America Yonkers DROP-OFF INFO Write Thank-You Cards for the Troops with United For the Troops Shrub Oak DROP-OFF INFO Spring Cleanup…

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Help Bronxville Fire Victims - March Volunteers Opportunities Are Here - March 14, 2019

Local Volunteer Opportunities Prom Dress Giveaway Volunteers with Operation PROM April 26 through April 28 White Plains VOLUNTEER Support Displaced Families Affected by Bronxville Fire Donation Drive In-Progress with St. John's Episcopal Church…

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39th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Breakfast and Networking Reception

We value volunteers because they are important. Volunteers have the power to transform both our community and individual lives. Watch above to see the joy and impact that comes from service. Joining us for the 2019 Volunteer Spirit Awards is one of…

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The 2019 Panel Discussion: Local Leaders With Impact at SL Green Realty Corp.

What Motivates Them, How They Inspire Others & What That Means For An Engaged Community About: "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. - John Maxwell"   Volunteer New York! invites you to join a morning…

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Volunteer New York: Local Volunteer Opportunities News - February 27, 2019

Have You Seen The Latest Opportunities In Your Area? Local Volunteer Opportunities: American Eel Migration Project with Sarah Lawrence College Center for the Urban River at Beczak Every Afternoon from Tuesday to Friday Yonkers VOLUNTEER Help…

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Announcing Signals914! A $10K Valentine Gift To Local Nonprofits from Signarama Hartsdale and Volunteer New York!

Announcing SIGNALS914, a new nonprofit grant program available starting Valentine's Day from Michael Lang, owner of Signarama Hartsdale and team at www.signals914.org. Together they have pledged $10,000 in donations of signage, display and…

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Volunteer New York News: November 21, 2018

There are 7 days until #GivingTuesday There are 23,000 reasons to give to a local charity on the biggest day of giving of the year. So . . . We thought it would be helpful to hear from a few community leaders about why they give back to where they…

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Volunteer New York - Local Holiday Volunteer Opportunities for November 2018

Thanksgiving Parade Volunteers with New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce Saturday, November 17 from 8:30am-12:30pm New Rochelle Volunteer Refurbish American Dolls with Yes She Can, Inc. Sunday, November 11 (multiple shifts) White Plains Volunteer …

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Volunteer New York - New Opportunities for October 2018

YoFi Fest Volunteers Needed The Yonkers Film Festival is around the corner and volunteers are needed to help work the red carpet & more! Now thru 11/11 Yonkers Volunteer P.S.Volunteers can get free t-shirts, movie tickets & party invites …

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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for October 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities: Be A Volunteer Driver What's just another 20 minute drive for you, is dignity and peace-of-mind for a neighbor in need VOLUNTEER YoFi Fest Volunteers Needed Now Through November 11th Multiple Opportunities Yonkers…

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Volunteer Nominations are Now Open for the 2019 Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards

Who are the volunteers that inspire you? Nominate a volunteer today for 1 of 7 awards to be presented during National Volunteer Month. Including the new Transformation Award! NOMINATE A VOLUNTEER Nomination Deadline: November 19, 2018 Save the…

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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for September 2018

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Volunteer New York - 9/11: Serve and Remember

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Register Now for Next Gen Non-Profit Board Development Boot Camp 2018

Seeking New Leaders To Connect With Local Nonprofits And Support Their Communities Sign Up Now to Participate as a Leader Have you considered expanding your volunteering to make a greater impact on your community? We're looking for professionals…

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Volunteer Opportunities New York - August 22, 2018

Volunteer Receptionist Needed Mon/Fri Afternoons with Cancer Support Team Purchase VOLUNTEER Help Run The New Rochelle Street Fair with City of New Rochelle New Rochelle VOLUNTEER Afterschool Reading Coach with Destination: College Hartsdale …

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Volunteer Opportunities New York - August 13, 2018

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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for August 2018

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Apply To The Leadership Westchester Class of 2019: July 31st Deadline Fast Approaching!

"This professional leadership development program is one not to be missed for any person looking to take the next step in their leadership journey. It has been transformative." Tara C. Fappiano, Partner Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale,…

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Volunteer New York: NEW July Opportunities! Meet Your Summer Passions

Local Volunteer Opportunities Interview Seniors & Write Down Their Stories with DOROT Westchester Throughout Westchester VOLUNTEER Summer Reading Buddies with JCY Westchester Community Partners Age Minimum: 14 Yonkers VOLUNTEER Summer…

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Volunteer New York: Featured Profile July 2018

Featured Volunteer Profile Score One For The Good Guys Former IBM Exec pays it forward by mentoring business hopefuls through local SCORE program. Natasha Roukos did not know when she retired after nearly a quarter-century at IBM that her…

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Volunteer New York - Local Volunteer Opportunities for July 2018

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Volunteer New York! 2018 Summer Volunteering Program Now Live

Dozens of Volunteer Opportunities for Teens and Young Adults Are Available Throughout Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam this Summer. The Summer Volunteering Program from Volunteer New York! features dozens of seasonal youth and family friendly…

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Volunteer Opportunities New York - May 25, 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities Be part of the Meals that Heal Program with Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley Age Minimum (with Adult): 4+ Valhalla VOLUNTEER Barn Help Volunteers with Topfield Equestrian Center Age Minimum: 18+…

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New Rochelle Parks Clean Up Day 2018 is Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Roll Up Your Sleeves And Take Action This Earth Day on Sunday, April 22nd Presented by The New Rochelle Department of Parks & Recreation Join your neighbors for a day of service to beautify Five Islands Park, including helping with painting,…

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Jim Rathschmidt Announced as 2018 Volunteer Spirit Awards Winner

Benefit Celebrating Local Volunteerism Will Include Presentation of Quality of Life Award to Mahopac co-founder of United for the Troops Volunteer New York!, is proud to recognize the extraordinary local volunteer efforts of Jim Rathschmidt, a…

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Volunteer Opportunities New York - March 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities: Parkland Hearts DIY Project: Honoring those affected by the Parkland shootings with HandsOn Broward Volunteer Spring Volunteer Work Sessions with Pound Ridge Land Conservancy Pound Ridge Volunteer Passover Package…

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Volunteer Opportunities New York - February 2018

Local Volunteer Opportunities: Keep #NEWROSTRONG with New Rochelle Council of Community Services New Rochelle Saturday Creative Arts Therapy with Heartsong White Plains Volunteer Puppy Raiser with Putnam Service Dogs Brewster WCFR Heart…

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Registration is Now Open for MLK Day 2018

Join Your Community In Service: Friday, January 12th  Cause: Hunger & Homelessness Starts at 10am with ARC of Rockland Congers  Saturday, January 13th   (family-friendly*) Cause: Family Services…

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December Holiday Volunteer Opportunities - 2017

SANTA DAYS Friday, December 1st or Friday, December 8th with Open Door Family Medical Center Throughout Westchester Toy Pick Up Days Wednesday, December 6th - Monday, December 18th with Open Door Family Medical Center Throughout Westchester …

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Find Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Discover all the ways you can volunteer locally this holiday season and give back to those in need! Volunteer New York! can point you in the right direction to local donation drives, DIY volunteer projects, holiday-specific volunteer opportunities…

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Help Protect the Environment and Beautify Rockland

Keep Rockland Beautiful Monday, September 11th from 10am-12pm Spring Valley, NY Join the thousands who will serve in remembrance of those who were lost on September 11, 2001 and give their time to make a local impact.  On Monday, September…

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Join Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts as part of 9/11: Serve + Remember

It’s been said that the worst of mother nature can bring out the best of human nature. A crisis like Hurricane Harvey has already put a spotlight on the many brave and dedicated volunteers willing and ready to unify and respond to those in…

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Volunteer New York - New Opportunities for August 2017

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Volunteers Needed To Serve on 9/11 Day

9/11: Serve + Remember is a community wide day of service meant to pay tribute to the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11,…

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Here’s How You Can Serve in New Rochelle on 9/11 Day

9/11: Serve + Remember is a community wide day of service meant to pay tribute to the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11,…

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Donations Needed On 9/11: Blood, Books and Items for The Troops

9/11: Serve + Remember is a community wide day of service meant to pay tribute to the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11,…

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Volunteer New York - Opportunities for August 2017

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Volunteer New York: Registration is Now Open for 9/11: Serve + Remember

Join us as we remember the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001. Help us shine our light on the service, unity and empathy…

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Volunteer New York- July Opportunities

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New June Volunteer Opportunities - Local Volunteers Needed

Be A Friednly Vistor with DOROT, Inc. White Plains Volunteer Green Team Members Needed! with Bedford 2020  .Friday, June 30th from 11:00am to 12:00pm Katonah Volunteer Volunteer…

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Volunteer New York- June Opportunities

Volunteer Actors Needed! with American Red Cross Metro New York North Chapter Saturday, June 10th from 9:00am to 4:00pm Located in Both Hawthorne & Nyack VOLUNTEER Food Distribution Volunteer with The Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry …

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Volunteer New York- Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Great Summer Volunteer Opportunities! Meals that Heal Program Volunteers Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley Valhalla For Ages 4+ With An Adult Volunteers Needed Arc of Westchester Throughout Westchester Great for Ages 13+ Pet…

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April Opportunities: 9 Ways to Volunteer For Earth Day and Much More

Color Fest 2017 with Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute Irvington | April 23, 2017 9:00-2:00pm Volunteer Immigrant Family Legal Support Day with Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York Port Chester | April 21, 2017 Shift 1: 9:30-1:30pm Shift…

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The latest March Volunteer Opportunities - 2017

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Bronxville Volunteer Wins Education and Literacy Award

Tracy McVey moved to Bronxville with her family after attending college in Ohio. Like so many people with young children, she spent her available time volunteering at her daughters’ school and on various PTA projects. As time went on and her three…

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Rye Resident Wins Volunteer New York! Going Green Award

A Saturday trip to the Cornell Cooperative to pick up some plants for his second home in Sullivan County, took an interesting turn when Henry King, of Rye, decided to stay and attend a seminar on bees. The door prize for attending the seminar was a…

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Launcher of Impact100 Westchester Wins Quality Of Life Award from Volunteer New York!

From Walk Recruiter for the March of Dimes, to Membership Consultant for Friends of the Westchester County Parks, to nearly 20 years as a fundraiser for Hadassah, Sharon Salomy Douglas has been volunteering her whole life. Douglas is a woman who…

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Volunteer from Hartsdale Wins Safe Community Award from Volunteer New York!

Retiring is easy, Larry Krantz of Hartsdale will tell you he’s done it several times. After retiring twice with two separate business endeavors in a span of 33 years, Krantz knew he would need to have something specific to give him focus and…

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New Rochelle Volunteer Wins Social Advocacy Award from Volunteer New York!

“There is no cookie cutter model for helping a person in crisis. Society’s problems are solved one person at a time,” says Timothy Clark of New Rochelle, NY. For years, he and his friends would travel weekly into the South Bronx to provide…

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Teen Volunteers of Peekskill, NY Win Volunteer New York! ‘Youth Group in Action’ Award

Saturday mornings are often devoted to sleeping in but the 20 devoted members of Fred’s Pantry Youth group can tell you otherwise. They show up every Saturday to restock shelves, help their customers and load groceries into cars. Middle school or…

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Pleasantville Volunteer Wins Youth Leader Award from Volunteer New York!

As a middle school student in Pleasantville, Devin Juros was confronted with the complex issues of poverty and hunger and the dilemma that they exist amidst the affluence of Westchester County. Astonished by this issue, Juros began thinking of ways…

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Volunteer New York News - March 10, 2017

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37th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards

37th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Presented By Volunteer New York! 8:00 AM Registration 8:30 - 10:00 AM Breakfast And Awards Presentation To Extraordinary Volunteers Who Inspire US And 2017 Legacy Award Winner George Troyano Date: March 31,…

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February Volunteer Opportunities: Show The Love Month Is Here

Ideas for Valentine's Week: Spend Time with Patients Volunteer with The Sarah Neuman Center Vounteer with Blythedale Children's Hospital Volunteer with Schnurmacher Center for Rehab Volunteer with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital WestFair Rides…

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New Volunteer Opportunities: Be A Mentor And More

FACT Young Adults Who Were At-Risk Of Falling Off Track But Who Had a Mentor Are 55% More Likely To Enroll In College Than Those Who Did Not Have a Mentor They Are Also 130% More Likely To Hold A Leadership Position As They Grow Older Near-Peer…

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Hundreds in Hudson Valley Honor Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Through Acts of Service and Kindness

Volunteer New York! hosted its 7th annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service community-wide event, providing over 380 volunteers with meaningful local opportunities to give back throughout the MLK Day holiday weekend in tribute to the…

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HUNDREDS IN HUDSON VALLEY HONOR LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING THROUGH ACTS OF SERVICE AND KINDNESS

Volunteer New York! hosted its 7th annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service community-wide event, providing over 380 volunteers with meaningful local opportunities to give back throughout the MLK Day holiday weekend in tribute to the…

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Volunteer New York News - October 27, 2016

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Registration is Now Open for 9/11: Serve + Remember

Join us as we remember the unity and compassion that was shared by the many first-responders, blood donors, and volunteers who came together after the tragic attacks on September 11, 2001. Help us shine our light on the service, empathy and unity…

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New Rochelle + Volunteer New York! = A Stronger Community

This week the City of New Rochelle announced a new partnership with nonprofit, Volunteer New York! at a press event at City Hall. The collaboration "Volunteer New Rochelle!" which can be found at newrochelleny.com/volunteernewro will make it…

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Volunteer New York - Opportunity News - May 2016

Music Teacher or Tutor Songcatchers Inc. New Rochelle Sugar Hill Volunteer Day  Westchester Land Trust & Food Bank For Westchester Bedford Hills| May 24th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm College Essay Writing Volunteers Yonkers Partners in…

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Join a Panel Discussion with Local Nonprofit Leaders

Join Leadership Westchester for a morning panel discussion featuring several organizations that have a deep impact in our community. All are welcome to attend. No charge but registration is required. Find out more at…

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Volunteer New York! Seeks MLK Day Volunteers (last 3 days to register)

Volunteer New York! is calling on community members to spend a little of their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend giving back to their community through service. JUST 3 DAYS LEFT TO REGISTER!! Sign up today. MLK Day is a National Day of…

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36th Volunteer Spirit Awards

Tarry Town , NYThe deadline for volunteer nominations for the 36th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards have been extended until Thursday, Dec. 17th. If you have yet to nominate an all-star volunteer that you know, please send in your nominations this…

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Nominate Star Volunteers for 2016 Volunteer Spirit Awards

Nominations are now open for the 36th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards, which will take place May 4th, 2016. All nominations can be submitted online via volunteernewyork.org/awards View Guidelines | Nominations close Dec. 11th, 2015…

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Nonprofits Work Together to Stop Disasters within Disasters

As part of an awareness campaign for National Preparedness Month, five local nonprofits have registered to be part of Volunteer New York!’s Virtual Volunteer Reception Center, which is a section of their website that will only turn on in the case…

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Volunteers Needed for September 11th

With just one day left to go before the Sept. 11 Day of Service, Volunteer New York! still has room for volunteers who want to pay tribute and join their community through service. Even though projects are quickly filling to capacity, there is…

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Stony Point Emergency Volunteer Honored At Rockland Boulder's 3rd Annual Volunteer Day

Saturday, August 1st was the 3rd Annual Volunteer Day at the Rockland Boulders. This year Thank You For Caring, the organizaiton that helps provide benefits to volunteers, and Volunteer New York! ran a month long contest looking for nominations for…

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Emergency Response Volunteer Couple Honored At Rockland Boulder's 3rd Annual Volunteer Day

Saturday, August 1st was the 3rd Annual Volunteer Day at the Rockland Boulders. This year Thank You For Caring, the organizaiton that helps provide benefits to volunteers, and Volunteer New York! ran a month long contest looking for nominations for…

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New Class of Leadership in Westchester

A new class of leaders gathered the evening of June 23rd to officially become the 18th class of graduates to go through the Leadership Westchester program.  “This is not your usual executive training program. It is an opportunity to become an…

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Volunteer New York News - April 21, 2015

35th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards Breakfast & Benefit What does volunteer recognition mean to you? How do you participate during National Volunteer Month? Celebrate with us during the culmination of National Volunteer Month as this year we…

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March On Volunteers - New Opportunities Just Added

The New York Fathering Conference: The Power of a Father's Presence: Challenges and Victories in Supporting Dads, will be held on April 7, 2015 at the Westchester County Center (RSVP here). Designed and delivered by a coalition of diverse human…

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Last Weekend To Register Before #MLKDay

#MLKDay is an effort made possible by many. We’ve had an amazing response from the community since opening registration for the 2015 Martin Luther Jr. National Day of Service. Thank you to every volunteer and supporter who has already pledged to…

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Tis’ The Season to Volunteer!

It’s the final countdown. With Turkey day over, #GivingTuesday has ended, your holiday decorations are up (or ready to be decorated), and the joyous carols have begun to stream from every speaker in sight. It seems the holidays are here, ready or…

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10 Ways to Volunteer other than Working at a Soup Kitchen this Holiday Season

With Thanksgiving approaching and #GivingTuesday only 12 days away, the holiday season is here. What better way to spread holiday cheer than to spend your time volunteering in your community. While the traditional soup kitchen is always a good…

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Burbio.com Launches Holiday Volunteer Calender with Volunteer New York!

On November 10th, 2014, Burbio.com, a free online service that gives families an easy way to sync their calendars to those of local community groups, announced that it was partnering with Volunteer New York! in the creation of a Teen-Family…

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VOLUNTEER NEW YORK! HONORED AS 2014 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT

On November 5th, 2014, Volunteer New York! announced that it has again been honored with a prestigious 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award by GreatNonprofits.org, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to…

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