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For more information about or to register for any opportunity, please              contact Susan Gilbert @ gilberts@jccmw.org or call 914-472-3300 x707

 

 

 


Knitters for Need
First Monday every month @ 10:30am – noon.
JCC of Mid-Westchester

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PROGRAM ASSISTANTS  for ARTS&TALKS and Senior Connections 

If you like attending films and lectures at the JCC of Mid-Westchester, consider volunteering as a Program Assistant for Arts&Talks and see them for FREE.  Arrive an hour before to help set up and check people in.  Training provided, but volunteer must be mobile and able to work independently.


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Non-profit agencies that serve special-needs  populations (in the broadest sense of the term–developmentally disabled children, isolated elderly, the ill, poverty-stricken families, people who have suffered devastating losses due to natural disasters, etc.) are in desperate need of volunteers.

Click here to see volunteer needs here at the JCC.

AMAZING READERS This fantastic program teaches young children synthetic phonics at the E Williams School in Mt. Vernon.  Free parking in safe neighborhood.  Dynamic organizer trains you in the method. Possible certification for private tutoring. Tutoring times available M-F from 9:00am – noon.  Start training now for the fall.

APRIL’S CHILD, formerly the Child Abuse Prevention Center of New York, needs volunteers to provide community and corporate outreach, fundraising, administrative support, event planning and management and, with appropriate training, to become parent & family aides.

BRONX JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL seeks volunteers to participate in services to low-income Jewish seniors in the Bronx such as home visits, arts and crafts projects, kosher holiday cooking, holiday celebrations, and food collections and delivery.

DOROT looks for volunteers to make friendly home visits to seniors, assemble and deliver holiday packages, and make phone calls to chat with isolated seniors.

FOOD BANK FOR WESTCHESTER needs volunteer throughout the year to sort and pack food packages for immediate delivery to front-line hunger-relief programs in Westchester County.

JEWISH COUNCIL OF YONKERS (JCY) – WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY PARTNERS places volunteers in public schools during the school day (SMART program – Students and Mature Adults Read Together) and after (Reading Buddies ) to read with students K – 12 and provide weekly support for general literacy skills, enrichment and/or homework assignments.

KNITZVAH CORPS participants meet monthly to schmooze and knit or crochet items like baby clothing and chemo caps to donate to those in need.

MAP (Management Assistance Program) of UJA-Federation of New York matches beneficiary agencies with seasoned professionals willing to serve as limited-time pro-bono consultants.

MY SISTERS’ PLACE volunteers assist clients to rebuild their lives by accompanying them and providing emotional support during court hearings in Westchester County (training provided), by running workshops to help clients develop new skills, by raising awareness about Domestic Violence and by participating in collection drives.

SUNRISE DAY CAMP-PEARL RIVER and SUNRISE ON WHEELS, programs for children with cancer and their siblings, need volunteers to lead creative activities and participate in special volunteer days.

WESTCHESTER JEWISH COMMUNITY SERVICES accepts volunteers to chaperone LGBTQ teens to special events, sort donated clothing for Kids Kloset, assist seniors at Sinai Free Synagogue, participate in after school activities at the Mary J. Blige Center for Women in Yonkers, visit isolated clients recovering from serious emotional problems, participate in social and recreational activities with Jewish young adults on the autism spectrum, and more.

WESTCHESTER LIBRARY SYSTEM offers two programs in need of volunteers: TASC (formerly GED) Connect – high school equivalency diploma tutoring; and WSOS – a volunteer group specifically trained to deliver free services to help adults 60+ to a better understanding of Medicare health plans and other benefits available to seniors.