Donation Drive Leaders: Families in our shelters need many things. Organize a donation drive to help homeless families. We'll help get you started by providing informational materials and we'll even pick up the donations when your drive is over.
Volunteers of America has suspended it’s volunteer program during Covid-19. Visit www.VOAUPNY.org for updates on when activities for volunteers will resume.
· Homework Helper - Provide homework assistance at Volunteers of America’s Children’s Center. The center provides after-school care for 80 children who attend elementary school. Volunteers are needed to help children with basic math, reading, and writing homework. Schedule would be 2:15 - 5:30 PM on weekdays. Must be 18 or older.
· Host a birthday party for a homeless child - As part of our Brightening Birthdays™ initiative, we hold monthly birthday parties complete with cake and presents for children and families who are experiencing homelessness. Birthday hosts provide the party (decorations, cupcakes/drinks, presents, goody bags, music, games/activities etc.) and host a 90 minute party.
· Special Event/Marketing Internships available for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.
· Volunteer opportunities suitable for TEENS or Groups of Teens:
Volunteering for Brightening Birthdays
Information reviewed by agency 9/30/20. (Description, Wish List, and Volunteers Needed updated.)