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  • Become a reading partner- make a lifelong impact on a child (PS 126 Jacob August Riis, Manhattan)

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    Reading Partners is currently recruiting volunteers for fall 2018! Reading Partners needs volunteers like you to provide students in under-resourced elementary schools in your community with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. Reading is the foundation for all future learning.The ability to read transforms lives and can empower children to reach their full potential. Research shows that when students can read at grade level by fourth grade, they have a greater opportunity to succeed in school and in life. With your help, we can equip students with the foundational skills they need to read at grade level. Each week, you will meet one-on-one with your student every week to help them develop strong literacy skills and discover a passion for reading. We'll provide a structured curriculum, in-person training, and ongoing support to help your student thrive. Rigorous research has proven that Reading Partners significantly increases reading proficiency. No teaching experience required and anyone over the age of 14 can volunteer. Flexible Monday to Thursday volunteer times between 9am and 5pm. Visit our website at www.readingpartners.org/volunteer to sign up and learn more.
  • International, flexible, immigrant, Online, videochat

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    Do you enjoy making a difference with interesting conversation, and helping students over a cup of coffee or chocolate? Sign up for Table Wisdom's innovative online program to mentor a recently admitted international student as he or she attends a university in the U.S. or a young professional. You will video-chat with your mentee and provide them with an opportunity to practice conversational English, learn about American culture and practical living, and share information about their own culture. Some of the mentees in the past have attended U.S. schools like the University of Southern California and Washington University in St. Louis. You (or someone you know) must be a native (or fluent) English language speaker, 50+ years old, know how to video-chat (Skype, Face Time, or a similar program), be available once a week for 55 minutes at a time, and willing to work with the time zone difference of your mentee. After four weeks, you can decide if you would like to continue. If not, then simply let us know and we'll take care of the rest! If you find fulfillment in chatting, learning about different cultures, and sharing your wisdom, then this is the perfect program for you. Please watch this short 1-minute video to give you an idea: http://bit.ly/2pBMKEb Thanks and we look forward to hearing from you!
  • Volunteer - Workshop Committee

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    Score NYC is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that offers free business counseling and low-cost seminars to the community of NYC small businesses. We always welcome volunteers with the following skill sets: 1. Detail oriented and well organized 2. Proficient in Excel 3. Project management experience a plus 4. Team player a must 5. Good communication skills As a Workshop committeee volunteer, you will be helping to schedule workshops, webinar production, and Constant Contact promotions. We meet 1:00-3:00 p.m. approximately 2 times per month. The actual time spent on tasks between committee meetings is likely to be under 4 hours per week, and could be done mostly offsite and/or in the evenings. You will have unlimited free access to all our events and seminars. To apply, please contact the committee chair, Robert Serabin, at serabin@scorenyc.org.
  • Day of Action

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    New York works best when every voice is heard. Join NYC Votes as we engage and register to vote eligible residents living in homeless shelters in Brooklyn. This nonpartisan initiative seeks to increase voter participation in New York, and in doing so elevate the voices of all New Yorkers. Volunteers will be required to attend a training prior to the day.
  • Seeking Special Events and Development Intern

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    About Housing Works: Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts. About the position: We are looking for a volunteer/intern to help us secure in-kind donations for our thrift shops, for the thrifts special events, and for Housing Works’ annual Fashion for Action Fundraiser in November. We need your help to: Secure product donations for stores and for special events Conduct research for prospective donors (such as interior designers, furniture/houseware companies, fashion designers, clothing, shoe and accessory companies) Send e-mails and conduct follow-up calls (must be comfortable making cold calls) Record and track incoming donations using our online database, Salesforce Assist with event prep as needed Attend the events as a volunteer and see the finished product! Please apply if you are: Detail oriented Experienced with basic computer programs (Microsoft Word and Excel) Excited by getting hands-on experience in a nonprofit environment A great communicator (both written and spoken) What you get in return: Firsthand exposure to in-kind fundraising Experience working with fun people in an awesome thrift shop environment Understanding of how to use CRM software (we will train you on your first day) School credit (if applicable) 25% off in the Housing Works SoHo Thrift Shop! Hours & Location: 4 months beginning in August, with the opportunity to extend Available to work 10-15 hours per week during 9am-6pm time frame (any days Monday through Friday - we will work with your schedule) Our office is located at 584 Broadway, New York, NY 10012 If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email to volunteer@housingworks.org with both a resume and cover letter. Inquiries submitted through VolunteerMatch will not be accepted.
  • Volunteer - Advisory Board Member - for local businesses

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    Volunteer Opportunity for: Corporate Directors and Senior Management Consultants to join small business Advisory Board(s) Position: Management Consultant - Business Mentor to join a Corporate Advisory Board of local NYC businesses Background: For over 50 years, SCORE has provided support for thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners. This specific position is to become a member of a three-person Score TEAM that will advise one local NYC client company. The clients tend to be privately held firms, often family businesses, and have at least 25 employees and a mid-level management team. Your role will be to use your expertise, along with your Score peers, and guide the company forward. To apply, you should be an experienced executive with a good understanding of business practices and expertise in a specific area. We match board members with clients depending on the client challenges an the Business Consultant's expertise. Commitment: After going through a Score orientation program (approx. 15 hours) most of which can be done on-line, you will be matched with a team serving a client who has a need for your expertise. We seek a commitment from you to stick with a client for a full year. We anticipate your involvement will be about 30 hours annually year, as follows: 4 on-site meetings per year (each about 5 hours) Follow-up phone calls and emails with the client Occasional meetings with the rest of the Score team (independent of the client). Ideal Candidate Profile: 20+ years as a business leader or executive with skills An ability to quickly assess business opportunities and problems; Excellent listening skills and the ability to act as a responsible advisor; Ability to establish rapport with successful entrepreneurs and small business leaders. A real desire to help others succeed. Compensation: Volunteering at SCORE is one of the ways for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business leaders, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community. Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to the success of others; Share great experience with other SCORE volunteers and make new friends; Provide leadership for the local business community; Participate in life-long learning, growing professionally and personally. To learn more about SCORE NYC, go to www.newyorkcity.scorenyc.org and If you’d like to discuss this opportunity to serve the New York business community please contact: Diane Drey, Score NYC Advisory Board Practice Leader: EMAIL: drey@scorenyc.org CALL: 917-670-3690
  • Volunteer Administrative Assistant and Reception

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    We have an immediate opening for an administrative assistant to support our non-profit organization that mentors small businesses and start-ups. This is a key role because it is often the first point of contact for clients and volunteers visiting or calling our main offices. It also provides important support for the Membership and Workshop Committees. Responsibilities include - answering the telephone, - preparing promotional material, - responding to client inquiries, - assisting with workshop registrations - attending events and meeting and greeting prospective clients - assisting the mentors with a variety of administrative and computer tasks. We seek individuals who can consistently commit to at least one \"five hours per week\" at our downtown office. By joining our organization you will be making a significant contribution to New York City's small business community.
  • Volunteer: Mentor Small Businesses & Start Ups

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    OPPORTUNITY FOR Senior Managers and Executives Position: Mentor to Entrepreneurs in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx. Compensation: Volunteering at SCORE is one of the ways for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business leaders, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community. ■ Enjoy the satisfaction of contributing to the success of others; ■ Share great experience with other SCORE volunteers and make new friends; ■ Provide leadership for the local business community; ■ Participate in lifelong learning, growing professionally and personally. Background: For over 50 years, SCORE Mentors have been providing counsel and assistance to thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners across New York City. Annually SCORE NYC volunteers help over 5,000 entrepreneurs to plan, start and expand small businesses, creating more jobs. Responsibilities: With the ability to schedule your SCORE commitment (120 or more hours per year) to your personal convenience, choose among the following: ■ Provide confidential general business mentoring, both in person and online, to SCORE clients; ■ Use your industry experience to help those who share that interest create and build their own enterprise; ■ Contribute your special expertise in marketing, finance, law, technology, manufacturing, human resources to other mentors and their clients; ■ Lead or assist in seminars and workshops to help small business owners meet their goals and achieve success; ■ Contribute to the strength and growth of SCORE New York through adding your management expertise to this totally volunteer organization. Ideal Candidate Profile: ■ 10+ years as an active or retired business or management leader; ■ Senior experience in a general or functional management position; ■ An ability to quickly assess business opportunities; ■ Excellent listening skills; ■ Ability to establish rapport with younger self starters; ■ A real desire to help others succeed. If you are interested: We provide to senior executives and managers a variety of opportunities to contribute directly to the business community and to the SCORE organization. We provide training and support. You provide your skills, talents, passion and energy to give others hope and help them succeed.
  • Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence as a Helpline Advocate

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    Womankind works with survivors of gender-based violence to rise above trauma and build a path to healing. We bring critical resources and deep cultural competency to help Asian communities find refuge, recovery and renewal from domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual violence. Purpose/Overview: Calling the 24/7 multilingual helpline opens the door to all the services of Womankind. Highly trained helpline advocates (HA) are the first responders of these calls. They provide emotional support and provide crisis counseling and help develop a basic safety plan to use if callers are not yet ready to seek help. They give information about Womankind’s residential programs and basic legal procedures such as filing for police reports and obtaining orders of protection. They also answer general questions about domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual violence, later in life abuse, and child abuse. Proficiency in an language other than English is very helpful (particularly Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Korean, Japanese, Punjabi, Gujrati, Bengali, Burmese, Spanish, and Thai) but not required. Volunteers must have availability to take shifts between 9am-6pm Mondays - Fridays and willing to commit a minimum of 6 months.
  • Make a Difference in a Teenager's Life - Become a Drawing and Truth Mentor!

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    Drawing And Truth (DAT) is a Mentoring Program for Middle School and High School aged youth (13-18 year-olds) who have experienced or witnessed trauma. It runs throughout the school year from Mid-October to the end of June on Saturdays, typically from 12pm - 4pm. DAT is unlike typical Mentoring programs where Mentor & Mentee are assigned as pairs. Instead, DAT works as a social group where participants do fun and educational activities together including drawing/painting, crafts, ice skating, bike riding, etc. Mentors select and plan the activities based on the interests of the youth and the resources that are available in New York City! Being a DAT Mentor is one of the most fun and rewarding volunteer positions at Womankind because it is structured as a full year position with the chance to return cycle after cycle. Volunteers who are selected to be a DAT Mentor develop lasting connections with the youth and with fellow Mentors! For a full description of the group and expectations & requirements for the mentor role, please contact DAT@iamwk.org.
  • Corporate Group Volunteer Activity: Fight Food Waste and Feed the Hungry in Just 30 Minutes!

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    Sign your corporate group up for a volunteer event to rescue food for the hungry! During these events, your corporate group will travel to one or more of our food business partners that are ready to donate their excess food. The group then rescues this food and takes it to a nearby homeless shelter or soup kitchen. More details will be provided after contacted. SIGN UP FOR EVENTS DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR WEBSITE: Friday March 16th: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31690 Monday March 19th: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31515 Friday March 23rd: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31691 Friday March 30th: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31692 Monday April 2nd: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31523 Friday April 6th: https://www.rescuingleftovercuisine.org/events/31693
  • Hate Food Waste? Join us to rescue food for the hungry!

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    If you HATE food waste and want to help feed the hungry, we might be the exact right place for you to be! If you: - Want to make a difference by reducing wasted food that is otherwise perfectly good in your community - Want to make sure the people who have extra food are connected directly to people who need it - Are busy and want your time to have an immediate impact - Are a team player who is self motivated and wants to learn - Are willing to lead, go the extra mile to communicate, and ask for help when needed - Are willing to dive in and trouble shoot to solve problems that may arise - Are able to consistently meet schedule commitments - Then we are probably the exact right place for you to work. Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is looking for Lead Rescuers to join our team! Lead Rescuers transport excess food once a week to get food from a participating restaurant DIRECTLY to a homeless shelter, transporting food that would have otherwise gone to waste. No experience? No Problem! Our passionate team will show you exactly how we make this magic happen, getting you ready to start rescuing excess food from restaurants to feed the hungry in no time! It is our purpose to provide top-level service to our clients by transporting excess food to the hungry. Our staff is awesome, and we take great pride in developing and training all of our team. If you believe what we believe, now is the time for you to join our excellent team. Oh - One more thing - we do have some physical requirements and they are: - Ability to stand/walk for 1 hour a day - Able to move quickly - Ability to adapt to changing weather - If this describes you, we are most likely the perfect place for you to work! Apply NOW to be considered for our position!
  • Corporate Group Volunteer Activity: Fight Food Waste and Feed the Hungry!

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    Sign your corporate group up for a volunteer event to rescue food for the hungry! During these events, your corporate group will travel to one or more of our food business partners that are ready to donate their excess food. The group then rescues this food and takes it to a nearby homeless shelter or soup kitchen. More details will be provided after contacted.
  • Corporate Group Volunteer Activity: Fight Food Waste and Feed the Hungry in NYC!

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    Sign your corporate group up for a volunteer event to rescue food for the hungry! During these events, your corporate group will travel to one or more of our food business partners that are ready to donate their excess food. The group then rescues this food and takes it to a nearby homeless shelter or soup kitchen. More details will be provided after contacted.
  • Youth Ambassadors

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    Womankind works with survivors of gender-based violence to rise above trauma and build a path to healing. We bring critical resources and deep cultural competency to help Asian communities find refuge, recovery and renewal from domestic violence, human trafficking, and sexual violence. The Youth Ambassador program's mission is to raise awareness, educate, and provide resources to youth in the community about gender-based violence, while empowering youth and supporting leadership development by providing a platform for youth-led activism. Youth ages 14-21 who are passionate about fighting against gender-based violence are invited to join a group of likeminded peers and make a difference in the NYC Pan Asian community! Youth meet weekly from 4:30pm-6:30pm one day a week starting in the fall. Email volunteer@iamwk.org for more information and to apply.
  • Volunteer with arts workshops for survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault

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    Since our inception, we have focused on one motto: We can all make a change. We may not be in a perfect position to help others, but we are all different. We can all teach and learn from one another as we go. Whether it is volunteering as a Teaching Artist with adults or children, assisting with language translation, volunteer coordination, social media & marketing, photography, web development, or sheer enthusiasm, we always welcome opportunities to grow together. Our weekly Creative Expression workshops with survivors and their children will take place every Friday from 12-4:30pm, starting July 20th-October 5th, 2018 with a culminating showcase on October 12th from 5-7pm. Contact us with your interests and availabilities and we can find what works best for you!
  • Seeking Junior Board Members

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    Lar Lubovitch and the Board of Directors are pleased to invite you to join the newly formed Junior Board of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. Membership on the Junior Board offers a unique opportunity to personally participate in the organization of this prestigious New York dance company. A short list of the benefits includes the following: -Invitations to special junior board member events throughout the year. -Attendance at private rehearsals with dancers and choreographer. -Access to a backstage experience and a chance to meet the dancers. -Acknowledgement and listed by name in all printed programs. -Priority seating for friends purchasing Gala tickets. -Involvement in the planning and staging of dance events To join the Junior Board, each member undertakes the responsibility of a $250 membership per year plus the commitment of selling 5 Gala tickets to the company’s principal event of the season.
  • Seeking Senior Board Members

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    The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company is world-renowned. We currently have 14 dedicated members on our Senior Board, and we are now seeking to add 3 or 4 more lovers of dance to our circle of supporters. Prospective board members should have an appreciation of dance and be willing to work with other like-minded professionals, helping the company realize its mission. The commitment of time and money are both very reasonable -- while the emotional and spiritual rewards are enormous. We would be very happy to meet with you and let you see what we are all about. Please contact us at your earliest convenience.
  • LIC Volunteer Gardening Day

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    Enjoy the beautiful LIC waterfront and sunshine while you help keep our parks beautiful by planting, weeding and doing other gardening tasks. Meet at the Gantry Plaza at 48th & Center Boulevard by the chess tables
  • Support Housing Works as a Volunteer Bookstore Sales Associate!

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    Housing Works is powered by a vibrant community of volunteers who lend their time, dedication, and passion to many different roles within our organization. For more information about our mission and programs, visit our website: www.housingworks.org Join our team of volunteer Bookstore Sales Associates! Our bookstore serves many purposes for the community and with that, our volunteers enjoy a wide variety of responsibilities. Bookstore Sales Associates price and shelve books, run the register, take donations, maintain sections and displays, and help customers. You act as the friendly face that keeps customers coming back and supporting the Housing Works mission! Bookstore Volunteers are frequently asked to support us at exciting special events held at the Bookstore, such as concerts, book launches, and trivia events. Volunteer Requirements * Complete an online application. You can find it here: https://www.housingworks.org/volunteer/bookstore-cafe * Be at least 16 years of age to be a sales associate * Attend a New Volunteer Information Session, to which you will be invited shortly after you apply. * Commit to one four-hour shift per week for a minimum of six months. We are not recruiting short-term volunteers, so please apply if you can find a shift that will fit with your schedule for the next six months. Monday-Thursday, 9-2p, 2-6p, 6-10p Friday-Sunday, 10-2p, 2-6:30p