TeenLife

    Volunteer Opportunities in New York City

    Explore the greater New York area and get to know its various communities by volunteering during the academic year or the summer. Community service is a great way for middle and high school students to explore an interest, or discover a new one. You can find volunteer opportunities in New York City in all kinds of areas: sports and coaching; education and mentoring; health care and medicine; public policy and politics; English as a Second Language; animal protection and care; and the environment, among others. Discover how you can help others and build your resume through our community service listings for teens. Start exploring volunteer opportunities in New York City today!

    Fresh Youth Initiatives
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    Fresh Youth Initiatives

    New York, New York

    FYI's mission is to support and encourage the efforts of young people in Washington Heights and Inwood to design and carry out community service projects, develop leadership skills, fulfill their potential, and realize their dreams...(more)

    World Connect
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    World Connect

    New York, New York

    World Connect is a nonprofit that identifies local leaders all over the world and invests in their initiatives to drive transformative change in their communities...(more)

    MillionTreesNYC
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    MillionTreesNYC

    New York, New York

    MillionTreesNYC, one of the 132 PlaNYC initiatives, is a citywide, public-private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the City's five boroughs over the next decade...(more)

    9/11 Memorial & Museum: Summer Retail Greeter Volunteer
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    9/11 Memorial & Museum: Summer Retail Greeter Volunteer

    New York, New York

    The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is the country’s principal institution concerned with exploring 9/11, documenting its impact, and examining its continuing significance. Honoring those who were killed in the 2001 and 1993 attacks is at the heart of our mission.Volunteers play a crucial role in fulfilling our mission and bring skill sets that are as diverse as New York City itself...(more)

    CityParks Foundation
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    CityParks Foundation

    New York, New York

    At City Parks Foundation, we are dedicated to invigorating and transforming parks into dynamic, vibrant centers of urban life through sports, arts, community building and education programs for all New Yorkers...(more)

    NORC Program Greeter Volunteers (Summer & Year Round)
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    NORC Program Greeter Volunteers (Summer & Year Round)

    New York, New York

    NORC Program Greeter Volunteers assist at a NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) program at Masaryk Towers (75 Columbia Street). Tasks include greeting, providing information to visitors, and assisting with registration. Volunteers planning to only serve during summer are encouraged to serve two shifts weekly, for at least two months, as long as shifts are available...(more)

    AIDS Walk New York
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    AIDS Walk New York

    New York, New York

    AIDS Walk New York is the largest single-day AIDS fundraising event in the world. In its 34 years, AIDS Walk New York has inspired nearly 890,000 people to walk and millions more to donate, raising nearly $155 million to combat HIV and AIDS...(more)

    Mount Vernon Hotel Museum
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    Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

    New York, New York

    Constructed in 1799 as a carriage house and converted into a hotel in 1826, the Museum transports the visitor back to the Mount Vernon Hotel, a country escape for New Yorkers living in the crowded city at the southern tip of Manhattan...(more)

    Community Board 14 Youth Volunteering & Community Programs
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    Community Board 14 Youth Volunteering & Community Programs

    Brooklyn, New York

    Community boards are local representative bodies. There are 59 throughout the city. Each Board consists of up to 50 unsalaried members appointed by the Borough President with half nominated by City Council Members of the Board District. Board members are selected from among active, involved people of each community with an effort made to assure that every neighborhood is represented. ..(more)

    lifeBeat
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    lifeBeat

    New York, New York

    LIFEbeat mobilizes the music and entertainment industry to provide the resources and support needed to take control of your sexual health...(more)

    Crutches 4 Kids
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    Crutches 4 Kids

    New York, New York

    Crutches 4 Kids’ mission is simple and high impact – to help children move. Our efforts are giving the gift of mobility to children, and thus fostering greater independence, hope, and dignity...(more)