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  • Free Hostel Stay in Return for Volunteering (groups of 6+)

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    At HI USA, we believe in the power of travel to open minds and the power of community service to open hearts. Above all, we believe that these experiences should be rewarding - not costly. That's why, for the sixth consecutive year, we are offering groups across the country free overnight stays at HI USA hostels in January and February through our Great Hostel Give Back (GHGB) program. What is GHGB? During January and February, qualifying groups of 6 or more people receive one free night's stay (up to five nights) at an HI USA hostel for each day its members spend volunteering at least two hours in the community surrounding the hostel. HI USA’s lounges, kitchens, and dining rooms ensure plenty of opportunities to connect with other travelers. We invite your group to join in with our free events, tours and activities to meet like-minded travelers and explore the hidden gems of the city. Whether you are service group, a college group or just a group of friends wanting to visit somewhere new and give back to the community, apply now for the Great Hostel Give Back program and help us make the world a better place. If your group is interested in participating in Great Hostel Give Back, please complete the GHGB application form - all groups are welcome, join us as we work together towards a more tolerant world. To apply visit: www.hiusa.org/ghgb
  • Social Media Coordinator

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    OVERVIEW Global Potential (GP) is looking for a skilled Marketing & Social Media Coordinator who will work directly with our Chief Marketing Officer to coordinate the integration of Global Potential’s marketing strategy with that of its acquiring organization. The Marketing & Social Media Coordinator will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer and play a key role in the organization’s Acquisition Task Force. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of Global Potential and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility. RESPONSIBILITIES Managing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Linkedin internal and external social media posts. Ensuring the organization's message is distributed across channels and to targeted audiences Producing social media content and newsletters per GP’s vision and strategy Supervising youth social media interns working on content, collaborating with Webmaster with updates and technical support of the website Seeking out new ways to deliver messaging, such as web platforms, video and social media Working with CMO and CEO in creating Annual Report IDEAL CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 1-3 years of experience in social media and marketing Basic knowledge of non-profit environment in New York City Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills Adept social, interpersonal, and written communication skills Ability to demonstrate strong leadership while being a flexible, self-motivated, team-oriented Skills in Adobe Experience in youth-friendly environment preferred Written and Oral communication proficiency in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole is a plus Bachelor’s Degree preferred Digitally curious and savvy Knowledge of photography, videography and editing helpful. COMMITMENT This is a part-time volunteer position requiring interaction with the Global Potential youth and youth social media interns MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: 4-year degree HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@global-potential.org In your submission, please describe how your interests, skills and experience are a fit with the position as described above. Global Potential is an equal opportunity employer and hires without discrimination to gender, race, ethnicity, sexual preference or birthplace of origin. Global Potential provides a generous vacation and leave package, and compensation is aligned with industry standards and commensurate with experience. ABOUT GLOBAL POTENTIAL Global Potential is an innovative local & international youth development organization that transforms youth from under-served communities through education, service learning and cultural exchange into globally competitive leaders of positive change in their lives and communities. GP is headquartered in NYC. Since our founding in 2007, 100% of our youth Fellows have graduated from high school, 87% entered college and a growing number enter graduate school. Youth-driven community action projects result in award-winning documentary films, advocacy and service initiatives, and solidarity projects with rural villages in Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua. GP youth are ethnically and nationally diverse and hail from our cities’ most underserved communities.
  • Marketing Manager Intern

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    This is a 7-14 hour internship. At least one day requires your physical presence in the office. Some of the work can be done off site. The position will run to the summer. Role will require you to: Create a strategic plan for promoting City Tutors at CCNY Support the CCNY CT executive board as it identifies and interviews candidates for positions on its extended team focused on outreach on and off campus Identify candidates for e-board teams at other CUNY campuses we are partnered with Identify people and places we should connect with to recruit tutors/mentors Collaborate with graphic designer, videographer, and UX designer to create material that will help us better connect with a variety of stakeholders.
  • English to Spanish Written Translator

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    Fiver Children's Foundation is looking for an English to Spanish Written Translator to provide critical information to Fiver Families whose primary language is not English. This position will help Fiver Families maintain consistent and timely communication through the translation of flyers, notices, calendars, and other written materials. Fiver's English to Spanish Written Translator will have the option to work internally or remotely when given documents to translate and play a vital role in Fiver's outreach to Fiver Families. Responsibilities include: Translating flyers, notices, calendars, and other written materials into Spanish Requirements for this position: Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in written Spanish Self-starter who can execute assignments independently A strong work ethic and sets high standards for his/her/their own work Flexible schedule Available to work at least one day/week Fiver's English to Spanish Written Translator will: Play a crucial role in a nonprofit organization that makes a 10-year commitment to children from underserved communities throughout New York City and central New York and empowers them to make ethical and healthy choices, become engaged citizens and succeed in schools, careers, and life. Be a member of a vibrant ad diverse team of staff members and volunteers Will develop professionally and morally through experiential learning Help Fiver maintain consistent and timely communication with Fiver Families whose primary language is not English
  • Teaching Basic Computer

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    LaLantern provides services to New Yorkers who have been homeless, to help them rebuild their lives. We are seeking five volunteers to teach basic computer skills to our clients in East Harlem, Washington Heights, Bed-Stuy and Brownsville. Help with computer skills is one of the top services our clients ask for, and this is a chance for you to make a big difference to their employment prospects. Your role: No teaching experience necessary. We provide training and a manual, which you will follow. You will teach clients how to set up an email, basic components of Microsoft Word, and other simple skills. Your commitment: 1.5 hours per week for 12 weeks, between the end of January and early April, during business hours (9 - 5, Monday - Friday). Each volunteer will be responsible for one site in either East Harlem, Bed-Stuy, Washington Heights, or Brownsville.ntern provides services to New Yorkers who have been homeless, to help them rebuild their lives. We are seeking five volunteers to teach basic computer skills to our clients in East Harlem, Washington Heights, Bed-Stuy and Brownsville. Help with computer skills is one of the top services our clients ask for, and this is a chance for you to make a big difference to their employment prospects. Your role: No teaching experience necessary. We provide training and a manual, which you will follow. You will teach clients how to set up an email, basic components of Microsoft Word, and other simple skills. Your commitment: 1.5 hours per week for 12 weeks, during business hours (9 - 6, Monday - Friday). Each volunteer will be responsible for one site in either East Harlem, Bed-Stuy, Washington Heights, or Brownsville.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Help us make science fun for children in NYC

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    Triple F Empowerment, Inc. inspires, empowers and encourages young people to pursue educational and career goals in the STEAM fields. We need adult volunteers to support our efforts in Harlem, Washington Heights and the Bronx. Volunteers are needed for afternoon classes during the week and/or midday workshops and field trips on Saturdays. We're looking for adults that are interested in giving back to the community by helping our director engage children ages 5-18 in STEAM activities. If you're interested, please send your resume and experience info via email to mssteph@tfempowerment.org.
  • ESL Tutor Needed to Provide Embedded (In-Class) Support at CUNY in the Heights on Saturdays

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    The City Tutors (CT) is looking for tutors to provided embedded (in-class) academic support in ESL for students at the CUNY in the Heights this fall. The class meets on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, and tutors with work with basic level learners in the class. This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in the course area to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, you would collaborate with an instructor to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by an experienced academic support professional. The tutor for CUNY in the Heights is expected to commit a minimum of two hours to support the class on Saturday. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff. All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 6 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 7.5 hours of in person training, and 4 hours of supplemental training for a total of 11.5 hours of training over the course of the Fall semester. Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators. CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having a tutor in the class early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support. Learn more about CUNY in the Heights here: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CUNY-in-the-Heights To apply, you must: Have received an A- or A in the introduction to the subject course you are applying to tutor Have a GPA at or above 3.2, or have completed a degree program Submit monthly reports, keep a log sheet of any tutoring appointments done outside of class, and regularly communicate with the tutor training coordinator.
  • Support our Community Food Pantry

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    Help support us in feeding New York City's homeless population! We are looking for volunteers who can commit to regularly support our mission on: FRIDAYS, either 10am-12pm, OR 2pm-4pm Volunteers will assist in stocking our food pantry, sorting incoming delivieries, and donations, as well as creating food packages for homeless, and low income individuals. Last year, the Urban Outreach Center distributed over 12,000lbs of food, and supported over 27,000 homeless men, women, and children in the NYC area, but we need your help to continue this mission. Please visit our website http://www.uocnyc.org/ for more details. *Volunteers must be able to traverse stairs, and able to lift weights up to 55lbs. Sturdy footwear is essentials.*
  • ESL Tutor Needed to Provide Embedded (In-Class) Support at CUNY in the Heights

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    The City Tutors (CT) is looking for tutors to provide embedded (in-class) academic support in ESL for the CUNY in the Heights in two sections this fall. One class meets Tuesday/Thursday evenings from 6-9pm, and consists of low/intermediate English Language Learners. A second class meets on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, and works with basic ESL learners. This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in the course area to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, you would collaborate with an instructor to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by an experienced academic support professional. The tutor for CUNY in the Heights is expected to commit a minimum of two hours to support one of the above-mentioned days. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff. All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 6 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 7.5 hours of in person training, and 4 hours of supplemental training for a total of 11.5 hours of training over the course of the Fall semester. Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators. CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having a tutor in the class early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support. Learn more about CUNY in the Heights here: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CUNY-in-the-Heights To apply, you must: Have received an A- or A in the introduction to the subject course you are applying to tutor Have a GPA at or above 3.2, or have completed a degree program Submit monthly reports, keep a log sheet of any tutoring appointments done outside of class, and regularly communicate with the tutor training coordinator.
  • 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#.
  • Spanish Math/Literacy GED Tutors Needed for Embedded (In-Class) Support at CUNY in the Heights

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    The City Tutors (CT) is looking for tutors to provide embedded (in-class) academic support for GED Math and Literacy subjects to Spanish speaking students at the CUNY in the Heights in four sections this fall. Classes meet Monday and Wednesday mornings and evenings. The morning classes meet from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, and the evening classes meet from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in the course area to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, you would collaborate with an instructor to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by an experienced academic support professional. The tutors for CUNY in the Heights are expected to commit a minimum of two hours to support one of the above-mentioned days. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff. All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 6 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 7.5 hours of in person training, and 4 hours of supplemental training for a total of 11.5 hours of training over the course of the Fall semester. Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators. CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having a tutor in the class early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support. Learn more about CUNY in the Heights here: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CUNY-in-the-Heights To apply, you must: Have received an A- or A in the introduction to the subject course you are applying to tutor Have a GPA at or above 3.2, or have completed a degree program Submit monthly reports, keep a log sheet of any tutoring appointments done outside of class, and regularly communicate with the tutor training coordinator.
  • Math/Literacy GED Tutors Needed to Provide Embedded (In-Class) Support at CUNY in the Heights

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    The City Tutors (CT) is looking for tutors to provide embedded (in-class) academic support in Math and Literacy for the CUNY in the Heights in two sections this fall. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in the evening from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for students who are majoring (or have already earned a degree) in the course area to enhance their knowledge and experience and who are interested in tutoring. In this role, you would collaborate with an instructor to improve students’ performance while being supported and guided by an experienced academic support professional. The tutor for CUNY in the Heights is expected to commit a minimum of two hours to support one of the above-mentioned days. You would identify and support students who are struggling, and provide feedback to students so that they may improve their fundamental understanding of the material. You might also design assignments, identify/track students who are struggling and create differentiated instruction as the need arises. You will be supported throughout this process by the City Tutors staff. All tutors are also expected to complete a four session comprehensive, professional training regimen. 6 hours of live training, plus another hour and a half for orientation. This is a commitment of 7.5 hours of in person training, and 4 hours of supplemental training for a total of 11.5 hours of training over the course of the Fall semester. Training days will be determined based on your schedule and that of the Tutor Training Coordinators. CT's tutoring program has been successful in helping students gain access to support that they otherwise would not have received, given their limited time spent on campus. Having a tutor in the class early in the semester will allow us to employ strategies to reduce withdrawals and student failure rates. Your work with us would help the students’ overall subject area performance, and help us improve this educational support model, reaching more students and departments with comprehensive academic support. Learn more about CUNY in the Heights here: http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/Administrative-Offices/Division-of-Continuing-Education-Workforce-Develop/CUNY-in-the-Heights To apply, you must: Have received an A- or A in the introduction to the subject course you are applying to tutor Have a GPA at or above 3.2, or have completed a degree program Submit monthly reports, keep a log sheet of any tutoring appointments done outside of class, and regularly communicate with the tutor training coordinator.
  • 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.
  • Art/Culture

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    Basic Art