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Rochester, NY

Rochester's Community Wishbook


Rochester Accessible Adventures
(new listing 4/5/24)

2165 Brighton Henrietta Townline Road
Rochester , NY 14623
Phone: 585-492-6061
Contact: Dee Mascari

Rochester Accessible Adventures is a 501(c)(3) organization with a vision of a society where recreation, sports and tourism are fully accessible to and inclusive of people with and without disabilities. RAA is community based and community driven. We understand that real change happens through collaboration and we partner with businesses, municipalities, service providers, medical providers and other nonprofits to enable people with disabilities, and their families, access to healthy lifestyle opportunities.

Wish List:
  • 10x10 pop up tent
  • 6-foot folding table (must fold in half for transporting and storage)
  • hard shell rolling suitcase
  • 2x4 shipping labels (sheets)
  • Sharpie marker (or other permanent) fine tip markers

Volunteers Needed:
  • Canal Pal / Community Pal: provides support to individuals living with disabilities as they engage in recreational opportunities on the Canal and in community settings. Must be able to work independently at times. Times vary; choose those that work with your schedule. 
  • Event / Sports Team Support: supports RAA staff and partners in group recreational activities such as kayaking, cycling, fencing, pickleball, fishing, etc. or with one of our inclusive sport teams (wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, wheelchair lacrosse, etc.). Volunteers may partner with participants to build confidence, register participants at the event, facilitate social atmosphere, etc.
  • Community Outreach: represents RAA at community events, resource fairs, and other opportunities to help educate the public on RAA's services and opportunities.
  • Assessment Assistant: assists inclusion specialist to evaluate sites such as parks, trails, and facilities with an eye toward accessibility and inclusion.
  • Teen Opportunities: event support and assessment assistants may be suitable for mature teens.

All positions require training which is provided. Some positions require background checks.


New Listing 4/5/2024.