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Approved Agencies

9/1/17
(Further information on all these agencies is available in the service office)

westchester

Andruss on Hudson
185 Old Broadway
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
Vincent Bonadies, CTRS
Director of Community Life and Volunteer Services
914-478-3700 x650
vbonadies@andrusonhudson.org
www.andrusonhudson.org
Senior care community looking for recreation aides, friendly visitors, escorts, and activity coordinators. Need copy of measles, mumps, rubella vaccine, and proof of negative TB titer

Blythedale Children's Hospital
95 Bradhurst Avenue
Valhalla, NY 10595
Jabeen Dinzey
Director of Volunteer Services
914-831-2428
Fax: 914-592-0407
jdinzey@blythedale.org
www.blythedale.org
Hospital providing physical rehabilitation to children. Needs transporters and aides in recreation programs.
M-Sun: hours to be arranged
bus route 40

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
785 Mamaroneck Ave
White Plains, NY 10605
Gail Cornacchia, Manager of Volunteer Services
914-597-2381
gcornacc@burke.org
Fax: 914-597-2820
Short-term rehabilitation hospital for physically-disabled adults utilizes students for special events, transport, and  in recreation, and other services.
M-Su 

Carver Center of Port Chester
400 Westchester Avenue
Port Chester, NY 10573
Gina Nocco, Coordinator of Interns
gnocco@carvercenter.org
Leith Colton, Community Engagement Manager
914-305-6024
lcolton@carvercenter.org
Full-service community center for families, primarily needs students to serve as tutors two afternoons per week.
Reqs: interview and application process, medical clearance, background check
M-F: 3-5:30 pm

Challenger Sports Programs
(for special needs children)
Ardsley NY
Gwen Jagde, Commissioner
914-329-8061
allwsontherun@aol.com
Be a buddy to a child with special needs in AYSO soccer league, Ardsley Challenger Little League, and/or Greenburgh basketball league.
Sunday 1:30-4:30 pm year round 

Children's Village
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Amy DelliPaoli, Director of Academic and Volunteer Services
ADelliPaoli@childrensvillage.org
Deb Jurkowitz
Djwitz5@aol. com
914-693-0600 x1586
Mrs. Jurkowitz cell 914-473-0876
Fax: 914-693-0622
The Children's Village is a residence for 160 at risk youth, ages range 6 - 20. Students needed to help staff the School-Based Mentoring Program. The mentoring program works with only the youngest residents, ages 6 - 12.
Schedule: Mentoring Tuesday 3:30-5:15 pm. October - May, consistent with public school calendar.
Orientation in second half of September 

Community Center of Northern Westchester
84 Bedford Rd.
Katonah, NY 10536
Doreen Gadigian, Assistant Director for Operations
dgadigian@communitycenternw.org
914-232-6572 x105
Fax:914-232-6574
A non-profit organization in Katonah, NY, helping families in need living in Northern Westchester with food, clothing, programs and workshops.
Open Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm and Saturdays 10 am – 1 pm
Students assist with all phases of food pantry—stocking and food distribution-- and clothing bank—receiving, sorting, and distribution.
Metro North to Katonah 

Cortland Nursing Care Center
110 Oregon Rd.
Peekskill, NY 10566
Nicole Oliver, Director of Volunteers andTherapeutic Recreation
914-739-9150 x3045 (Recreation Dept)
nhardwell@cortlandthealthcare.com
120 bed long-term care facility looking for help in recreation and visiting.
M W F Su: 9 am-9 pm; Tu Thu Sat 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Metro North to Peekskill 

Heartsong, Inc.
277 Martine Avenue
White Plains NY 10601
914-358-5613
Fax: 914-831-1051
Marion Anderson, Executive Director
Marion.Anderson@Heartsong.org
Sandra Ramos-Watt, Clinical Director
lalalitai@gmail.com
Shieda Richardson, Volunteer Coordinator
Shieda.Richardson@heartsong.org
web page: www.heartsong.org
Assist children with special needs in their music, art and dance/movement therapy sessions directed by trained therapists.
Sat: 8:30 am - 2:15 pm; September-June; August camp 

Hope Community Services Soup Kitchen
50 Washington Ave.
New Rochelle, NY 10801
914-636-4010
Terry Hamburger
 thamburger@hope-cs.org (c: 201-679-0065)
Carole Troum, Executive Director
Fax: 914-355-5236
e-mail:ctroum@hope-cs.org
Soup kitchen needs volunteers to set up, serve and clean up.
Tu, W, F: 4:30 pm-6 pm and last two Mondays of each month
Food pantry Tuesday mornings 9 am-12 or 1 pm

The New Jewish Home, Sarah Neuman
845 Palmer Ave.
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Jeanette Cohen, Community Volunteer Liaison/Coordinator
914-864-5141
Fax: 914-864-5818
e-mail: JCohen@jewishhome.org
Nursing home needs students to serve as companions, transporters, pet visitors, and      recreation and program aides.
Must have proof of physical within last year, a flu vaccination, a ppd (which can be done for free at facility) and also proof of mmr.
Flexible hours
Bee line 60, 61; Metro North 

Larchmont-Mamaroneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps
155 Weaver St.
Larchmont, NY 10538
Alex Rapp, Chief
914-834-3348
See website for details: http://www.larchmontvac.org/
Provides pre-hospital emergency care.
Flexible and extensive hours
Training required 

Loaves and Fishes (Soup Kitchen)
Trinity Episcopal Church
7 South Highland Avenue
Ossining, NY 10562
Fran Gennarelli, Director
914-271-4154
juliefran@optimum.net
Saturdays 3 pm-6:30 pm

Meals-on-Wheels 10708 INC
55 Palmer Avenue, Room 511
Bronxville, NY 10708
Patricia Weinheimer
914-787-3027
Fax: 914-787-3020
mow1973@aol.com
M-Su, 10:45 am-1 pm (students can work on holidays and breaks too)
Deliver pre-packaged meals to homebound people. 

Meals-on-Wheels of New Rochelle
50 Pintard Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801
Patricia Showers, Executive Director (Lorraine on staff)
914-576-3865
mowofnr@gmail.com
www.mownewrochelle.org
M-Su: Drivers needed to deliver meals starting at 11 am from Montefiore/Soundshore Hospital. Directions are provided and delivery takes about 1 1/2 hours. 

Montefiore-New Rochelle Medical Center
16 Guion Place
New Rochelle, NY 10802
914-365-3468
Darnell Jerfferson, Volunteer Coordinator
914-365-3514
Angela Cermele, Director of Customer Service & Special Projects
acermele@montefiore.org
Hospital and long-term care facility needs help with various programs.
Interview and application process, commit to at least 60 hrs, hours to be determined.
Must be 18 or older
Great summer opportunities

New York Raptors
Westchester Skating Academy
Liz Truly, Head Coach
914-735-7634(h) or 914-714-2345(c)
etruly@aol.com
The Raptors High School Coaching Program offers high school students who play ice hockey the opportunity to instruct and support players with developmental disabilities aged 9 to 30 in the sport.
4:10 pm- 5:40 pm Sundays (late Sept through April)
Sign up by first week in September

North East Westchester Special Recreation
63 Bradhurst Avenue
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Cathleen Benson, Senior Recreation Therapist
cbenson@northeastspecialrec.org
914-347-4409
Fax: 914-347-5054
High school students needed to engage children and build relationships through therapeutic recreation activities.
Saturdays 9:45 am-3 pm; Tue 3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Osborn Retirement Community
101 Theall Rd.
Rye, NY 10580
Lisa Hoxie, Director of Life Enrichment
lhoxie@theosborn.org
914-925-8259
400+ residents in continuum care facility needs students for transport, resident visits, activities, reading, walks, concerts and movies.
Serviced by Rye and Harrison trains
Schedule: most days 10 am-12 pm, 2 pm-5 pm & 6 pm-8 pm M-Su

Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps
P.O. Box 523
Ossining, NY 10562
(914) 941-9196
First, go to website http://ossiningvac.org and fill out on-line application. Submit it and wait for interview. Forms and permissions needed.
Must be willing to commit 24 hours per month.
(Ilene Sussman: 914-393-7825)  
email: ias15@aol.com
Volunteer ambulance corps serving Ossining that trains and needs emergency crews.
Flexible and extensive hours
Youth membership for under 18 years old with parental permission. Over 18, full members 

Rosary Hill Home
600 Linda Ave.
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Annie Fetzer, Activities Director
Fetzerannie@aol.com
914-769-0114 x6
Sr. Than x 11
Nursing home providing comfort care to the dying, needs students in recreation, grounds, kitchenette, and laundry evenings and weekends.
Schedule to be determined with Activities Director. 

St. Cabrini Nursing Home
115 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Simone Smith, Director of Volunteers
ssmith@cabrini-eldercare.org
914-693-6800 x571
Nursing home with students assisting with visits, recreation, and pastoral care.
M-F 9 am-5 PM; Sat\Su: 9 am-5 pm and holidays
Need mmr, recent TB test, and evidence of flu shot during flu season. 

St. Joseph's Medical Center and Nursing Home
127 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Maria Callarame, Coordinator of Volunteer Services
mcallarame@saintjosephs.org
914-378-7536
Hospital and nursing home needs unit-based volunteers and therapeutic volunteers. Ambassador program in ER.
Flexible hours to be arranged with Coordinator
#1, 2, and 4 bus 

St. Vincent's Hospital
275 North St.
Harrison, NY 10528
Ann Zappier, Volunteer Director
914-925-5563
NOTE: Person-to-person hours available in the summer only. Non person-to-person hours available during the year.
Psychiatric hospital serving adults and youth with general disorders and substance abuse. Volunteers needed for in-patient and out-patient programs.
Hours to be arranged with Volunteer Director 

The Sharing Community
1 Hudson St.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Lenora Johnson, Adm. Asst.
914-963-2626 x245
Lenora@thesharingcommunity.org
Students can serve poor persons of Southwest Yonkers at this multi-service agency: Soup kitchen open every day.
Directions and other information available at www.sharingcommunity.org 

Special Olympics of Yonkers
City of Yonkers Parks, Recreation, and Conservation
285 Nepperhan Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701
Tara Conte-Giglio, Recreation Supervisor
914-377-6438
Tara.Conte@Yonkers.gov
Work with developmentally disabled population during Special Olympic training and events
Sat: 9 am-11 am in Oct-May; longer hours during Spec Olympics

Sunrise at Crestwood
65 Crisfield Street
Yonkers, NY 10710
Maytha Ramirez, Activities and Volunteers Coordinator
914-395-3500 x4008
Crestwood.AVC@sunriseseniorliving.com
Assist residents with programs offered by Activities department.
Standard vaccines required if over 18 years old.
Su-Thu: 9 am-5 pm (Maytha’s hrs); can volunteer until 6 pm
Near Metro North Station 

Sunshine Children’s Home and Rehab Center
15 Spring Valley Road
Ossining, NY 10562-2001
Paula Listi, Volunteer Coordinator
plisti@sunshinechildrenshome.org
914-333-7051
Kym August, 914-333-7038
A 54-bed licensed nursing facility that specializes in the care and treatment of medically complex children who require post acute, rehabilitative care.
Students assist therapeutic specialists with various activities in one-on-one and group settings.
Hours to be determined

Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps
P.O. Box 132
Tarrytown, NY 10591
http://tarrytownvac.org
914-631-6469
Volunteer ambulance corps
M-F: until 11 pm Sat-Su: all day
16 year olds can work stations; 17 year olds can ride. Must train. 

Wartburg Adult Care Community
Wartburg Place
Mount Vernon, NY 10552
Ann Frey, Director of Volunteers
AFrey@wartburg.org
914-513-5114
Skilled nursing home in need of help with visits, transports (esp. on-campus church services on Sunday or Worship on Wheels=WOW), meal time assistance, recreation programs, or sharing talents, one-on-one computer/iPad assistance. Also music and memory iPod donation drive, and oral history programs.
Should bring to interview verifications of immunization and TB test, no more than six months old.
Hours to be arranged 

Westchester Creative Arts Therapy Services
Mailing Address: 25 Constant Ave.
Yonkers, NY 10701 River 
914-476-7662
Program meets at:
16 Villard Avenue
Hastings-on Hudson, New York 10706
John Mahoney and Nancy Landy, Co-Directors
wcats.john@gmail.com
wcats.nancy@gmail.com
Agency utilizes students to work with children with special needs to help them participate as actively as they can in music and art therapy sessions.
Days/Hours: Saturdays 8:30 am-2:30 pm

Westchester Medical Center
Valhalla, NY 10595
914-493-7850
Tara Marquis, Manager of Volunteers
Tara.marquis@wmchealth.org
Fax: 914-493-8638
Main Hospital and Children’s Hospital need admissions staff, greeters and guides for patients and caregivers, front desk volunteers and a waiting room liaisons. Can also visit patients with cards and to assess patient experience. Seniors are required to have a 2 step ppd and physical within the year along with other requirements which will be reviewed at interview. Start with online application at www.westchestermedicalcenter.org click on ways to give. Two professional references are required (form found online). Once application is submitted call the volunteer office to schedule an interview.
Hours: 7 am-7 pm to be arranged
#40 bus from White Plains

Willow Towers
355 Pelham Road
New Rochelle, NY 10805
Deborah King, Director of Activities
dking@willowtowers.com
914-636-6565
Willow Towers is a not-for-profit community of assisted living apartments for senior citizens. It is part of the United Hebrew’s family of services, offering a continuum of care from independent living to a program for persons with Alzheimer’s. Students are needed to assist with activities coordinated by the rec department.
Hours are to be arranged: Programs M-Su 9 am-5 pm

 the bronx

Abraham House
342 Willis Avenue
Bronx, NY 19454
Judy Juster, Director of After-School Program
jjuster@abrahamhouse.org
718-292-9321
Tutoring program for children of persons in the criminal justice system. They operate a full afterschool program from 3 to 6 pm. Open Monday thru Friday for K to 5th grade; and Monday through Thursday for 6th to 12th.
On-site summer camp that goes to Randall’s Island 1 or 2 times per week (summer camp is 7 wks/10 hrs/day.   
#15 bus; 6 subway (138th/Third Ave.) 

Beacon Program (M.S. 45)
2502 Lorillard
Bronx, NY 10458
Jibal Ahmed, Program Director
Jibal_Ahmed@goodshepherds.org
Rafaela Reyes, Assistant Director
Rafaela_Reyes@goodshepherds.org
718-367-9577; FAX: 718-367-9668
STEM, ARTS, Sports, Literacy Activities and Homework Help- Elementary & Middle school students
M to F: 3-6 pm; Saturdays 9-11 am recreation
volunteer application, DOH & DOE finger printings required
Located off Fordham Road across from the University 

Calvary Hospital
1740 Eastchester Rd.
Bronx, NY 10461
Evelyn Flores, Coordinator of Volunteer Services
eflores@calvaryhospital.org
718-518-2120
Hospital caring for dying persons needs friendly visitors and recreation aides.
flexible hours for friendly visitors
recreation M-Su (2-4:30 pm)
#12 and 31 buses 

Centerlight Health Systems
612 Allerton Ave.
Bronx, NY 10467
Gina Collins, Supervisor of Volunteers
gcollins@bethabe.org
718-519-5933
Long-term skilled nursing facility for elderly and disabled needs friendly visitors and music, recreation, rehabilitation and feeding assistants.
M-F: 9 am-6 pm, Sat-Su: 8 am-4 pm
#26 Bus or 2 train 

City Parks Foundation
Track and Field for Children with Special Needs
Laureen Kurtin, Director
LaureenKurtin@aol.com
You can also ask FP Athletic Director Mr. Anthony Kurtin for information. Recreation track and field instruction IN ALL FIVE BOROUGHS for children 5-16, including those with special needs. Students must be 16+; athletic attire
JULY AND AUGUST: M-Th 8:30 am-12:30 pm 

Concourse House, HDFC
2751 Grand Concourse (196th)
Bronx, NY 10468
Manuela Schaudt, Executive Director (Sally)
MSchaudt@concoursehouse.org
John Michael de Jesus, After-School Coordinator (jmichael@concoursehouse.org)
Mr. Mamadou Traore, Director of Maintenance
 Physical plant staff:  Tony, Felix
718-584-4400
Fax: 718-584-4724
Shelter for women and children needs tutors.
Additional program DURING THE DAY at a second site: 2348 Webster Avenue (Jacob’s Place)
M-F: 2:30-7:00 pm
D or 4 train

Fordham Bedford Community Services
2715 Bainbridge Ave.
Bronx, NY 10458
Roxanna Chowdhry-Velasquez, Program Director
e-mail: rchowdhry@fordham-bedford.org
718-733-2557 x1416
Community organization with a variety of services for families in Bedford-Burnside area; focus on children- tutoring.
Also a site at Walton Ave. (2270 Walton Ave.) 
M-Thu: 3-5:30 pm
#1 & 2 buses 
Trains: D & 4 train are closest trains.
Wveras@fordham-Bedford.org
(718) 733-2557 x1425 

The Hebrew Home at Riverdale
5901 Palisade Ave.
Riverdale, NY 10471
Josephine Catalano, Director of Volunteer Services
718-581-1231
josephine.catalano@hebrewhome.org
Jennifer Cabal, Office Manager
jennifer.cabal@hebrewhome.org
718-581-1404/1246.FAX: 718-581-1013
Nursing Home (long term residence) in need of help with tasks involving resident contact such as recreational activities, transport and nursing support.
Two ppds and titer test are required (second ppd at Hebrew Home)
M-F: 9 am-5 pm (weekend hrs after probationary period) Hours are available during School Holidays as well. 

Immaculate Conception School
378 E. 151st St.
Bronx, NY 10455
Ivonne Quinones, Afterschool director
Sr. Patrice Owens, Principal
srpatrice@icsfamily.org
718-585-4843   Fax: 585-6846
Tutoring and after-school program for grades K-8.
M-F: 3:30 pm-6 pm
#41 bus 

JADS Children Center
2403 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10468
Jessie Pena
718-220-1477
jadsinc@optimum.net
Fax: 888-399-6460
www.jadschildrencenter.org
A school that cares for children from 3 months to 4 years old, enabling low-income mothers to pursue employment or education.
Prep students assist in arts and crafts, reading and circle time, maintenance.
Monday through Friday: 7:30 am-6 pm
#12,22, 1,or 2 bus to Fordham Road and Concourse
#4 or D train to Fordham road we are on 187th and Grand Concourse off Fordham Road 

Jewish Home and Hospital
100 W. Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, New York 10468
Geneva Selder, Coordinator of Intergenerational Programs
718-410-1273
Johanna Ortiz, Volunteer Specialist
718-410-1563 Fax:718-579-0260
816 bed facility with opportunities for students to work with all clinical disciplines.
hours to be arranged; flexible schedules 

Manhattanville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
311 W. 231st St.
Bronx, NY 10463
Aida Rosado, Director of Recreation and Director of Volunteers
aida.rosado59@yahoo.com
718-601-8400 x230
200-resident facility utilizing students in recreation dept.
M-F: 1:30 pm-4:30 pm;
Sat-Su: 9 am-5 pm
Need physical and interview 

Mercy Center
377 East 145th St.
Bronx, NY 10454
Stephen Stritch, Executive Director
Paula Sarro, Assistant Director
psarro@mercycenterbronx.org
Aren Bass, Youth Coordinator
Mayra Sanchez-Eftupinan, Community Coordinator
718-993-2789 (Fax: 718-402-1594)
mse@mercycenterbronx.org
(Food Drive: Angelica Perez)
Community outreach center providing goods and services to Mott Haven section of Bronx. Especially need tutors for CHAMPIONS Program, an after-school   homework and enrichment program.
M-Th: 3-5:45 pm; Sat: 9:45 am-1 pm; Safe Environment training required if working with youth.
#15 and #55 busses

Part of the Solution (P.O.T.S.)
2759 Webster Ave. (bet. 197 and 198 St.)
Bronx, NY 10458
718-220-4892
Fax 718-220-5603 
Jon Kornfeld
Director of Development x107
jkornfeld@potsbronx.org
Sandra Bartell, Volunteer coordinator, ext. 160
serve@potsbronx.org
Brenda Prohaska, Family Club Coordinator, familyclub@potsbronx.org
646-286-5594
Assist in POTS Community Dining Room, Food Pantry, Family Club, or with general office/maintenance tasks.
Meals: 7 Days a Week
8:30 am-11:30 am or 9 am-12 pm morning meal prep
12-4 pm lunch service and clean up
Tutoring Wed/Su 4 pm-6 pm
Food pantry stocking: Mon-Sat: 12:30p-3:00p (flexible); pantry distribution—Sat 9 am-12 pm
General Office/Maintenance: Mon-Fri 3–5 pm
Must register as a volunteer at http://www.potsbronx.org (start with “Give Help” –volunteer—individual volunteer) 

Providence Rest Nursing Home
3304 Waterbury Ave.
Bronx, NY 10465
Cristina Arias, Human Resources Coordinator
carias@providencerest.org
718-514-8406
Cynthia Rodriguez, Human Resources Assistant
718-514-8407
Nursing home needs recreation aides, companions, and feeding assistants. Physical, Immunizations, and orientation required.
M-Sat: 10 am-6 pm; Su: 9:30 am-6 pm  

Read Alliamce
80 Maiden Lane, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Sara Ross, the Assistant Director of Tutor Recruitment
sross@readalliance.org
646-867-6122
Fax: 646-867-6112
Recruits and trains high potential reading tutors to help elementary school students. Tutoring sites in all five boroughs. Paid positions offered to outstanding tutors. 

Sanctuary for Families Children’s and Youth Services Program at NYC Family Justice Center - Bronx
198 East 161st St. 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10451
718-508-1227/212-349-6009 x317
Fax: 347-788-4663/212-349-6810
Anna Fewell, Supervising Social Worker
Emily Lo Bue, Asst Director of Development for Corporate and Volunteer Relations
afewell@sffny.org/annaf@fjcnyc.org/elobue@sffny.org
Gabriela Portas, Children’s Activity Coordinator (718) 508-1227 ext. 1226. 
Multi-service agency serving domestic violence survivors and children and also survivors of teen dating violence. Child care needs also.
M 4:30-7:30 pm; Tu: 4:30-8 pm; T-F: Walk-in center 9 am-5 pm; evening programs 

St. Anthony’s Free Medical Clinic
421 E. 155th St.
Bronx, NY 10455
Mrs. Shelly Quintano 914-806-1112, Coordinator
squint28@aol.com
Clinic Phone: 718-401-9705 (Sat. only)
Primary care clinic for poor patients who speak Spanish primarily needs translators and office assistance.
Sat: 9 am-12 pm 

St. Frances de Chantal School
2962 Harding Ave.
Bronx, NY 10465
Tina Gentile
718-892-5359  
Tutoring and day care
M-F: 3-6 pm 

St. Patrick's Home for the Aged
66 Van Cortlandt Park South
Bronx, New York 10463
Kathleen Mayer, Director of Pastoral Care
pastoralcare@stpatrickshome.org
718-304-1971
Leah Fernandez
development@stpatrickshome.org
718-304-1805
Fax 718-304-1897
264 residents. Volunteers assist with friendly visits, transportation, masses daily 10am-4 pm on Sat (Spanish on 4th Sat), parties, and recreation activities.
Medical requirements and orientation 

Frances Schervier Nursing Care Center
2975 Independence Ave.
Bronx, NY 10463
718-548-1700 x250
Nereida (Connie) Moreno, Director of Therapeutic Recreation and Volunteer Coordinator
Nereida_Moreno@bshsi.org
Fax: (718) 554-8884
364 bed nursing home needs friendly visitors, transporters, pastoral care assistants and recreation aides (ppd test required).
MUST HAVE RECEIVED RECENT FLU VACCINE
M-F 9 am-3 pm/10am-4 pm Sat-Su- 9:30 to 11:30 am or 1-3:30 pm
#20, 10 to Henry Hudson\232st 

Services for the Developmentally Challenged
5475 Fieldston Road
Bronx, NY 10471-2501
(718) 432-8469
Fax: 718-432-8546
Peter Dolan, Acting Executive Director
pdolan@sdcnyc.org
Agency serves adults with developmental disabilities.
Students assist adults in learning daily living skills.
Hours: M-F afternoon/evenings. Saturday afternoons
Medical requirements, incl. PPD 

Special Olympics of the Bronx
c/o Metro DDSO
2400 Halsey St.
Bronx, NY 10461
718-430-0367
Mrs. Carole Allen 718-379-0222
mecoach@juno.com
Lehman College
Alternate Monday nights 7:30-9:30 pm

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Program at Cardinal Hayes High School
Center for the Exceptional
650 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451 (between 152 and 153)
Meets on alternate Sundays 10:30v am-2:15 pm
Call for exact dates 

Tennis Club of Riverdale After-School Program
2600 Netherland Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
718-796-7600
Susan Craig, Program Director
susan@tcr-nyc.com
Fax: 718-796-9530
Afterschool program for children from the Bronx, Manhattan, and Yonkers. Needs tutors and recreation partners for students with special needs.
Open September-June 2-7 pm
Wear sneakers and dark colored sweats
#26 bus to 10 bus exit at Kappock St. 

Throgs Neck Extended Care Facility
707 Throgs Neck Expressway
Bronx, NY 10465
Liliana Martusevici
Therapeutic Recreation Director
718-430-0003 x 274
Fax: 718-430-7024
A nursing home/rehabilitation center that utilizes students in its adopt a resident program, mail delivery, and recreation departments.
Students must fulfill medical requirements. 

Unitas Therapeutic Community
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
Jose Gonzalez, Associate Director
jgonzalez@unitastc.com
917-239-6907
718-589-0551/0723
Fax: 718-328-4265
Community-based therapy programs for families in need, particularly older youth mentoring younger youth.

 manhattan

Achilles International
42 West 38th St., Suite 400
New York, NY 10018
(Kat)hleen Bateman, Director of NYC Chapter
kbateman@achillesinternational.org
212-354-0300
Fax: 212-354-3978
A non-profit organization helping people with disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics needs students to assist with twice weekly workouts and social events for people with disabilities who may be aspiring to finish a marathon.
Year round: Tu: 6-8 pm and Sat: 10 am-noon
Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
To apply, report at the beginning of one of the sessions to Engineer's Gate at the 90th & 5th Avenue entrance to Central Park 

Citymeals-on-Wheels
355 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 (main office)
Vivienne Brown-O’Neill, Director of Volunteer Programs
vivienne@citymeals.org
212-687-1234
Fax: 212-687-1296
Organization that serves as lifeline of food and companionship to homebound elderly of NYC needs students to help serve and deliver meals from various senior centers throughout the five boroughs. Students under 18 must be accompanied by adult.
M-Fri: 10am-1 pm; Sat-Su 9:30 am-1 pm for deliveries and 3:30-6:30 pm to serve meals.  

Creative Learning Center
164 West 100th St. (bet. Amsterdam and Columbus)
New York, NY 10025
Rev. Heidi Neumark
917-374-4212
hneumark@gmail.com
After-school tutoring program for low-income 1st-6th graders.
M-Thu: 3-6 pm 

Love Kitchen
3816 9th Ave (our entrance is on the corner of 204th and 9th)
New York, NY 10034
Tiffany Morris, Director of the Love Kitchen
lovekitchen@verizon.net
212-942-4204 (site)
fax: 212-304-1193
Multi-service community agency with feeding program, tutoring, and recreation opportunities
M-F: 4-6:30 pm kitchen
pantry the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Thursday of the month from 1:30-3 pm 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Jane Hedal-Sigel, Director of Volunteers
212-639-8623
Gabriella Brand, Volunteer Resource Coordinator
212-639-8624
brandg@mskcc.org
Cancer care center uses students to transport patients to diagnostic appointments.
Start with online application form at www.mskcc.org.
Health assessment must be verified by MSKCC
Hours to be arranged 

Mt. Sinai Medical Center
1468 Madison Ave (at 100th St.)
(for mailing: One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1274)
NY, NY 10029
212-241-8773
Diane Albert, Patient Care Volunteer Coordinator
Diane.albert@mountsinai.org
medical clearances required; 3-4 week app process;
START HERE: http://www.mountsinai.org/about-us/careers/volunteer-services/how-to-become-a-volunteer
M-F: 8:30 am-7 pm. Limited opportunities in rehab. For pediatrics openings contact Cheryl.strauss@mountsinia.org.
Subway to 96th and Lexington 

The Riverside Premier & Healing Center
150 Riverside Drive (87th St.)
New York, NY 10024
Cathy Ann Diamond, CTRS, CDP
Director of Therapeutic Recreation
cdiamond@theriversiderehab.com
Lindsay Semliatschenko, Asst. Director
646-505-3561
Fax: 212-873-0658
520-bed facility with visiting and recreation programs; computer classes and transport to religious services on weekends; hours to be arranged 

St. Francis Xavier Church Welcome Table
55 W 15th Street
New York, NY 10011
Christine Strumpen-Darrie, Volunteer Coordinator
xmfoodprograms@gmail.com
917 502 4759
Fax: 212-675-6997
Online sign up: www.xaviermission.org/volunteer
Volunteers who require an agreement or signature from Xavier Mission BEFORE beginning community service MUST speak with Christina first (cbowman@xaviermission.org). Volunteers should bring all service verification forms with them on the day of service to be signed.  Xavier Mission can also provide a service verification letter if needed.
Prepare, serve, and clean up after meals
Sundays 8:45-11:30 am, 11:45 am-3:30 pm
Must sign up and stay in touch with Christine 

queens

Ozanam Hall of Queens Nursing Home
42-41 201st St.
Bayside, NY 11361-2550
718-971-2020
Gail O’Donovan, Director of Development
godonovan@ozanamhall.org
Acute care nursing home/ short term rehabilitation utilizes students in visiting, transport, and feeding (must be trained).
Pre-Immunization records, up to date (within a year) TB (with consent form required will be given at Ozanam Hall) and health screening
Required of anyone 18 and over (flu shot) 
Orientation every other Tuesday
M-Su: hours 8:30 am-7:30 pm   

 

 

connecticut

Inspirica
141 Franklin Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Gina Mello, COE
GMello@InspiricaCT.org
203-388-0130/0121
Agency provides multiple services for homeless persons including meals, housing, youth center, job training.
Monday to Friday 9 am-5 pm year round 

Person-to-Person
1864 Post Road
Darien, CT
Aidan Wildes
P2P Darien Site Manager
aidanwildes@P2Phelps.org
203-621-0685
Th, 4 pm-6 om and Sat 9am-noon during school year
M-F 9 am-4 pm in summer 
Person-to-person provides basic emergency assistance to low-income individuals and families in lower Fairfield County. Students help clients “shop” for food and clothing from donated goods.

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