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  • Make Fun With Raspberry Pi!

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    We're looking for Raspberry Pi GURUS who have the ability, fluidity, and patience to work with students in grades 3-8, with instruction on creating with Raspberry Pi. The creations will be entered into a competition where they will be judged on creativity and Ingenuity. You will utilize the existing creativity that already exists within the spirits of children, as well as their knack for apps and video games, and channel this energy into supporting them in learning program on Raspberry Pi. If you are into Scratch, Raspberry Pi, JAVA, or HTML, this is a PLUS. Come contribute your mastery to increase the interest in STEM in our students in HARLEM!
  • on-site volunteer

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    Our volunteer program has been an integral part of Central Park SummerStage for nearly thirty years, with thousands of supporters devoting their time and energy to making SummerStage a world-renowned festival. Volunteers are the public face of SummerStage, performing a wide variety of tasks at all of our performances, including donation solicitation, brochure distribution, guest hospitality, and providing information about our season. Volunteers also help out in the office throughout the year, assisting in various administrative and clerical duties.
  • Friendly Visitor: Connect with Homebound Older New Yorkers

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    The Department for the Aging is working in partnership with Citymeals on Wheels, and DFTA-funded case management and home delivered meal programs to connect volunteers with homebound older New Yorkers to have in home visits on a regular basis. For volunteers, friendly visiting offers the opportunity to cultivate a lasting friendship, to learn from a senior’s life experiences, and to benefit from the personal satisfaction derived from community service. Friendly visiting leads to the creation of meaningful relationships between older adults and volunteers, promoting intergenerational understanding. For the senior, friendly visiting provides a sense of connection to the outside world, something to look forward to, and a sense of contributing to society through sharing their wisdom, knowledge, talents and stories with you. Tasks: Visit an older adult you are matched with once a week, in the senior’s home Provide monthly reports/updates to the Friendly Visiting program coordinator Requirements: Commit to being a Friendly Visitor for a minimum of six months Comfortable establishing a relationship with an older adult Honest, mature, motivated, patient Ability to maintain confidentiality Willing and able to contact the program coordinator should problems arise Participate in an in-person interview Undergo and pass a background check and provide references Skills Preferred: Ability to speak languages other than English desired, but not required Training: Orientation/training provided by the Friendly Visiting program coordinator Time Commitment: One hour per week, for a period of six months Flexible hours and days to allow for a mutually convenient time for the volunteer and senior to meet
  • Packet Support Volunteers Needed for Bike MS: NYC!

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    The National MS Society is looking for packet support volunteers to help the day before Bike MS: New York City! Packet support volunteers will be needed on Saturday, October 21 at Pier 92/94 in Manhattan. Bike MS: New York City is a unique experience - the 30 mile route around Manhattan is completely traffic free. The 50 and 100 mile rides allow cyclists to ride through the Holland Tunnel traffic free. More than 500 volunteers are needed to make this event a success. If you are interested in volunteering, please review the position below and register online here: www.bikeMSnyc.org Packet Support/Pick Up Team Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017 Location: Pier 92/94 - Manhattan Time: 10:00am-2:00pm Description: Volunteers will assist with the packet support/pick up process the day before Bike MS: NYC. Volunteers will pull rider packets and keep the packet system organized. This is a supportive admin volunteer role that is perfect for organized individuals. Volunteers will work along with NMSS staff. If you have any questions, please contact: Amber Young - Manager, Volunteer Engagement at Amber.Young@nmss.org or 212-453-3258
  • Workshop Volunteer - adults 55+ only

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    Want to make a difference? Would you like to improve the lives of underserved pre-teens and teens? Do you want to help educate them on personal and professional topics that will hopefully lead them to live more independent lives as adults? If you would like to design, plan, and co-facilitate workshops to do just that, look no further. This opportunity is in Forest Hills, Queens. Guess what?! There are even more great opportunities for volunteers 55 and older in all 5 boroughs! RSVP works with over 250 other partner organizations as well. If this opportunity is not for you, we can help you find another that is. Attend one of our Learn and Link events or schedule a placement interview today! **Please note: all RSVP volunteer opportunities are for individuals 55 and older; also, most assignments are with our partners located across the City**
  • Employment Assistance Volunteer - adults 55+ only

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    Want to make a difference? Want to assist at a \"one-stop-shop\" helping impoverished individuals journey from crisis to stability and ultimately self-sufficiency? Do you know your way around computers and like speaking on the phone? If any of this appeals to you, inquire further. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must and the ability to speak Spanish a plus (but not a necessity). This opportunity is located in the Fordham area of the Bronx. Guess what?! There are even more great opportunities for volunteers 55 and older in all 5 boroughs! RSVP works with over 250 other partner organizations as well. If this opportunity is not for you, we can help you find another that is. Attend one of our Learn and Link events or schedule a placement interview today! **Please note: all RSVP volunteer opportunities are for individuals 55 and older; also, most assignments are with our partners located across the City**
  • Professional Bookkeeper needed for Non-Profit Theater and Community Center

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    This dynamic community based theatre needs the support of financial professionals familiar with QuickBooks. Experience in budgeting and running projections in Excel also desired. Projects include overseeing accounting and bookkeeping procedures; implementing accounting and bookkeeping tasks. Time required: 10 hours per month. Go to http://www.ActorsTheatreWorkshop.com to find out more and fill out an online volunteer application for this position.
  • URGENT! Home Work Help Volunteers Needed!

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    We have an urgent need for after school Home Work Help volunteers to assist school aged East Harlem children in our after school Home Work Help program. You can volunteer on either Tuesdays from 4:30 - 6 pm or Thursdays from 4:30 - 6 pm. We have a group of 25 children who receive tutoring twice a week and who come twice a week with their homework. You might assist one child during the entire session or additional children as may be needed. The children in this program are children who cannot always receive help from their parents with their homework; and so this program is very important for their school success. You can do one or both sessions a week. Please contact the Volunteer Director at tgough@lsafhs.org Thank you for your consideration!
  • Sustainable Climate Environment Advocate New York City NY

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    Protect our environment and the special place in which we live! Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) wants you! As a volunteer, you’ll be a member of the fastest growing and most effective climate advocacy group. You will work with concerned New York citizens to slow the effects of climate change. Let's work together to protect our beautiful ecosystems, livelihoods and way of life. Please respond to our posting for an invitation to learn more. You will: Meet with Congressional leaders. Write letters to the editors and op-eds. Meet with local media. Educate your community about global warming and legislative solutions. We provide: Monthly national conference calls with expert guest speakers. Weekly skill building sessions. On-line network with CCL volunteers across the U.S. National conference and lobby week in D.C. Volunteers commit to an average of 4-6 hours a month. Some of our volunteers dedicate more time than that. We hold no upper limit on your dedication to a stable climate and livable world. To learn more about us, please join an Introductory Conference Call. The next call is Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Pacific/6:00 p.m. Mountain/7:00 p.m. Central/8:00 p.m. Eastern. This is an opportunity to learn about CCL. It is one hour, and there will be opportunities to ask questions. The conference call number is 1-866-642-1665, passcode 440699#.
  • NYC Marathon

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    Go to www.hopeforthewarriors.volunteerhub.com to register to volunteer! Come out and cheer on our Team Hope For The Warriors runners in the NYC Marathon! HOPE cheering volunteers will be stationed at the corner of East 74th St. and 1st Ave. It is highly recommended and encouraged for volunteers to make signs and bring bells and/or noise makers. Please dress for the weather.
  • Beginning Acting Classes - Ten Sessions!

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    Everyone has a dream to express their individuality. The Scott Acting Conservatory of The Actors Theatre Workshop, provides semi-private classes where each individual student receives one-on-one attention from the director. Classes take place in a safe creative environment where students are encouraged to express their ideas and insights and supported to gain clarity, discipline and focus to hone their craft. This professional acting conservatory was founded by award-winning actor, writer and director, Thurman E. Scott. Mr. Scott teaches an original acting and writing technique to both professional actors and students embarking upon the journey of an education in drama. Begin the process of discovering and developing the uniqueness of your natural talent in a safe and supportive environment. This process will allow you to experience that uniqueness and support you to accept your power, which will give you confidence to express your creative essence in the world. No one has your DNA. No one else has lived your life. Make your mark. Train with award-winning Actor and Director, Thurman E. Scott. Enroll in the Ten Session Intensive, Sunday afternoons at ATW. To be considered, Apply online ASAP for an interview/information session at http://www.ActorsTheatreWorkshop.com .
  • Volunteer Photographer

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    Founded in 1990, the New York Legal Assistance Group provides high quality, free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers who cannot afford attorneys. Our comprehensive range of services includes direct representation, case consultation, advocacy, community education, training, financial counseling, and impact litigation. NYLAG is seeking a volunteer photographer to visit one of our legal clinics around the city to help capture our work in action. We are looking for someone to accompany a NYLAG staff member to one of our program sites to take photos of our attorneys in action. We will use these photos in communications materials to help spread the word about our work and mission. NYLAG has community clinics all over the city every day of the week. We can be flexible in finding a time and location that works best for a volunteer photographer. We are seeking someone with their own camera and with photography experience. We would like to see examples of the photographer’s work - a portfolio, etc. Please email volunteer@nylag.org with \"Volunteer Photographer\" in the subject line. Please include a resume and examples of your work in the email.
  • Volunteer Check-In Support Needed for Bike MS: NYC!

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    The National MS Society is looking for support with Volunteer Check-In at Bike MS: New York City! Bike MS: New York City will be held on Sunday, October 22 at Pier 92/94 in Manhattan. Bike MS: New York City is a unique experience - the 30 mile route around Manhattan is completely traffic free. The 50 and 100 mile rides allow cyclists to ride through the Holland Tunnel traffic free. More than 500 volunteers are needed to make this event a success. If you are interested in volunteering, please review the position below and register online here: www.bikeMSnyc.org Volunteer Check-In Team Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017 Location: Pier 92/94 - Manhattan Time: 4:45am-2:30pm Description: Volunteers will check-in volunteers and direct them to assigned locations If you have any questions, please contact: Amber Young - Manager, Volunteer Engagement at Amber.Young@nmss.org or 212-453-3258
  • Saturday Spanish Translator Needed!

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    GO Project Spanish Translator (Saturday Volunteer) GO Project: Who We Are and What We Do The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. GO provides year-round educational and family support services to children who are performing below grade level and equips them with the confidence and skills needed to succeed at school, at home and in life. GO School Programming: How YOU Can Help GO Schoolis a focused, seven-month Saturday program with a staff of certified teachers and skilled volunteer tutors. Students attend on Saturdays between October and April for a half-day of focused academic skill-building. Professional teachers lead lessons, support volunteer tutors, and communicate with parents to keep them informed about their child’s progress. Volunteer tutors commit to a semester of volunteering in a classroom and mentor their students to provide consistent and individualized needed to succeed. Volunteer translators provide critical communication support between our GO families and our staff. Interpreters are responsible for translating English into Spanish in order for our program to communicate with our families regarding program updates and their child’s academic & social-emotional progress/needs. Specific Translator duties will include: Saturdays Assist with parent meetings, workshops and orientations for Spanish speaking families. Provide interpretation for our families, including any cultural/linguistic references that may need to be explained. Maintain our families’ right to confidentiality. Collaborate with GO Staff, Volunteer Manager, Head Teachers and GO Families Staff to address and respond to our students’/ families’ needs. Time Commitment The position would require a commitment to our GO School Saturday program. We can accommodate a semester schedule or a full year commitment. Session I: October- December 2017, 9 Saturdays 9am - 12:45 pm Session II: January - April 2018, 13 Saturdays 9am - 12:45 pm GO School Fall Session Dates 2017 Oct 14, 21, 28 Nov 4, 11, 18 Dec 2, 9, 16 GO School Spring Session Dates 2018 Jan 6, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 24 March 3, 10, 17, 24 April 7, 14, 21 Locations Manhattan Locations: Avenues-the World School (1st - 5th Grade): 259 10 th Avenue, between 25 th and 26 th Streets Grace Church School (1st - 5th Grade): 86 4 th Avenue, between 10 th and 11 th Streets Grace Church High School (6th - 8th Grade): 46 Cooper Square, at 6 th Street LREI (1st - 5th Grade): 272 6 th Avenue, at the corner of Bleecker Street St. Luke’s (1st - 3rd Grade): 487 Hudson Street, at Hudson Street and Christopher Street Brooklyn Location: Berkeley Carroll (1 st - 2nd Grade): 701 Carroll Street, between 6 th & 7 th Ave Placement is based on a complimentary match between programmatic need and volunteer strengths. We will honor preferences when possible. Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interest in strength-based collaborative work, education and social services. Ability to speak Spanish. Prior experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation is a plus. Personal Attributes: The ideal candidate is exceptionally intelligent, warm, engaging and energetic. He or she also: Sees the possibilities as opposed to the obstacles and is creative and tenacious in solving problems. Enjoys working with others in a collaborative, creative environment. Has a strong work ethic and high standards for his/her own work and the work of others; is flexible and has a lively sense of humor. Benefits: How Can We Help YOU Personal gratification through enhancing the lives of young learners. Ongoing professional development and training opportunities. Leadership opportunities for sustained dedication and commitment. Being part of a vibrant and diverse volunteer community. How to Apply Application Form Cover Letter/Personal Statement explaining why you want to volunteer with the GO Project Resume (for volunteers 18 and older)/ High school transcript (for HS students) Personal reference Background check (for those 18 and older) If interested, please fill out the online form at: https://goo.gl/forms/iGs9YOzEUsNCujrk2 . The online application form can also be found on the GO Project website: goprojectnyc.org under \"Get Involved\" and \"Volunteer Opportunities.\" If you have any questions or would like more information about the available volunteer positions, please contact Emily Ong, Community Engagement Program Manager, at eong@goprojectnyc.
  • Event Support Volunteers Needed for Bike MS: NYC!

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    The National MS Society is looking for event support volunteers to help with Bike MS: New York City! Bike MS: New York City will be held on Sunday, October 22 at Pier 92/94 in Manhattan. We welcome groups and individuals of all ages & abilities to join us as volunteers! Bike MS: New York City is a unique experience - the 30 mile route around Manhattan is completely traffic free. The 50 and 100 mile rides allow cyclists to ride through the Holland Tunnel traffic free. More than 500 volunteers are needed to make this event a success. If you are interested in volunteering, please review the position below and register online here: www.bikeMSnyc.org Event Day Support Team Date: Sunday, October 22, 2017 Location: Pier 92/94 - Manhattan Shifts: Multiple Shifts Available Description: Volunteers will provide support to various participant areas including but not limited to: Bag Check, Top Fundraiser Lounge and more! If you have any questions, please contact: Amber Young - Manager, Volunteer Engagement at Amber.Young@nmss.org or 212-453-3258
  • Chef Assistant Soup Kitchen

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    Love to cook and have some time to spare? Why not help us help the hungrY. Volunteer in our soup kitchen to help prep for and prepare meals. Contact us for more information on how you can delight the palates of the less fortunate.
  • Saturday Spanish Translator Needed!

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    GO Project Spanish Translator (Saturday Volunteer) GO Project: Who We Are and What We Do The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. GO provides year-round educational and family support services to children who are performing below grade level and equips them with the confidence and skills needed to succeed at school, at home and in life. GO School Programming: How YOU Can Help GO Schoolis a focused, seven-month Saturday program with a staff of certified teachers and skilled volunteer tutors. Students attend on Saturdays between October and April for a half-day of focused academic skill-building. Professional teachers lead lessons, support volunteer tutors, and communicate with parents to keep them informed about their child’s progress. Volunteer tutors commit to a semester of volunteering in a classroom and mentor their students to provide consistent and individualized needed to succeed. Volunteer translators provide critical communication support between our GO families and our staff. Interpreters are responsible for translating English into Spanish in order for our program to communicate with our families regarding program updates and their child’s academic & social-emotional progress/needs. Specific Translator duties will include: Saturdays Assist with parent meetings, workshops and orientations for Spanish speaking families. Provide interpretation for our families, including any cultural/linguistic references that may need to be explained. Maintain our families’ right to confidentiality. Collaborate with GO Staff, Volunteer Manager, Head Teachers and GO Families Staff to address and respond to our students’/ families’ needs. Time Commitment The position would require a commitment to our GO School Saturday program. We can accommodate a semester schedule or a full year commitment. Session I: October- December 2017, 9 Saturdays 9am - 12:45 pm Session II: January - April 2018, 13 Saturdays 9am - 12:45 pm GO School Fall Session Dates 2017 Oct 14, 21, 28 Nov 4, 11, 18 Dec 2, 9, 16 GO School Spring Session Dates 2018 Jan 6, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 24 March 3, 10, 17, 24 April 7, 14, 21 Locations Manhattan Locations: Avenues-the World School (1st - 5th Grade): 259 10 th Avenue, between 25 th and 26 th Streets Grace Church School (1st - 5th Grade): 86 4 th Avenue, between 10 th and 11 th Streets Grace Church High School (6th - 8th Grade): 46 Cooper Square, at 6 th Street LREI (1st - 5th Grade): 272 6 th Avenue, at the corner of Bleecker Street St. Luke’s (1st - 3rd Grade): 487 Hudson Street, at Hudson Street and Christopher Street Brooklyn Location: Berkeley Carroll (1 st - 2nd Grade): 701 Carroll Street, between 6 th & 7 th Ave Placement is based on a complimentary match between programmatic need and volunteer strengths. We will honor preferences when possible. Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interest in strength-based collaborative work, education and social services. Ability to speak Spanish. Prior experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpretation is a plus. Personal Attributes: The ideal candidate is exceptionally intelligent, warm, engaging and energetic. He or she also: Sees the possibilities as opposed to the obstacles and is creative and tenacious in solving problems. Enjoys working with others in a collaborative, creative environment. Has a strong work ethic and high standards for his/her own work and the work of others; is flexible and has a lively sense of humor. Benefits: How Can We Help YOU Personal gratification through enhancing the lives of young learners. Ongoing professional development and training opportunities. Leadership opportunities for sustained dedication and commitment. Being part of a vibrant and diverse volunteer community. How to Apply Application Form Cover Letter/Personal Statement explaining why you want to volunteer with the GO Project Resume (for volunteers 18 and older)/ High school transcript (for HS students) Personal reference Background check (for those 18 and older) If interested, please fill out the online form at: https://goo.gl/forms/iGs9YOzEUsNCujrk2 . The online application form can also be found on the GO Project website: goprojectnyc.org under \"Get Involved\" and \"Volunteer Opportunities.\" If you have any questions or would like more information about the available volunteer positions, please contact Emily Ong, Community Engagement Program Manager, at eong@goprojectnyc.
  • Many Volunteer Opportunities Available for Adults 55 and Older

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    Want to make a difference? Started in 1966 by the Community Service Society, an over 170-year-old nonprofit agency, RSVP matches the skills and interests of adults 55 and older with volunteer opportunities at New York City nonprofits. With more than 2,300 volunteers, RSVP in New York City is one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation. There are over 600 RSVPs which operate nationally and many that do so internationally. Become a member of RSVP in New York City! Most RSVP volunteers have assignments in one or more of our focus areas: education, healthy futures, economic opportunity, veterans and military families, environmental stewardship, and disaster services. Their activities include, but are not limited to, mentoring troubled children; providing homework assistance at libraries; tutoring children in schools and after-school programs; teaching adult education, GED prep, or English as a second language; helping to deliver meals to older adults; providing financial coaching and benefits counseling; assisting at soup kitchens and food pantries; and so much more! If you are 55 or older and would like to attend one of our upcoming Learn and Link events or otherwise learn more about us and how we can help you find a meaningful volunteer opportunity, reach out today!
  • Your Group, Our Garden

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    We are looking for corporate and nonprofit groups to assist with garden bulb planting from October to mid November. We will rake leaves, mulch and plant daffodils and the spring-blooming bulbs. Session can be on a week day or Saturday; 4 to 6 hours of work. Volunteers must be fit, age 18 or over, and have a group leader or coordinator. Ideally, about 15 to 20 people per group works best. No experience necessary. Tools and supplies provided. A team experience. Visit our garden on web at http://www.hammarskjoldplaza.org/garden.html
  • Walk to Defeat ALS Volunteers Needed!

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    The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter needs YOUR help! With the active 2017 Walk to Defeat ALS season, we hope you will be able to volunteer with us to help make this year’s Walks a success. Central Jersey | Saturday, October, 7th | Somerset Patriots TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater, NJ Hudson Valley | Sunday, October, 15th | Walkway Over the Hudson, Highland, NY Registration opens at 9:00AM, opening ceremonies are at 10:30AM and the Walk begins at 11:00AM, and we need people to volunteer before and/or during the Walk. _________________________________________________________________________ If you are interested, please email vjung@als-ny.org with: 1. Full Name (and those volunteering with you) 2. Team Name (if applicable) 3. Cell Phone # 4. What time between 8:00AM-1:00PM are you available? 5. Will you be walking? If yes, are you registered? *Note - If you plan on walking, volunteer positions are limited between 8:00AM and 11:00AM 6 . Do you have any physical limitations? 7. Are you (or anyone with you) under 18? *If under 18, we need to have a signed copy of the attached permission slip prior to volunteering _________________________________________________________________________ Positions include**: Registration Food Parking Marshal Walk Marshal Water Station T-Shirts Kids Zone Tribute Banner Cheer Photographer Assistant Early Bird Set-Up **will be chosen based on availability and time commitment If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Vivian Jung at 212-720-3043 _________________________________________________________________________ You can register for the Walks at alswalks.org or call Linda Berman at 212-720-3042 Interested in becoming a local partner? Learn more about our Chapter's Corporate Partnership Opportunities and the impact your company can have right here in our community. Contact Linda Berman 212-720-3042 | lberman@als-ny.org