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The Community Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit which raises money to support its member agencies  and community programs.

 

Our Annual Campaign, which is conducted every fall, is the Community Fund’s main revenue source. Through the monies raised The Community Fund is able to allocate grants to social service agencies and community programs meeting the needs of our friends and neighbors.  Every dollar raised here stays here!

Contributions are 100% tax-deductible

Contribute by Mail

Mail the Annual Campaign Pledge Form with your contribution.
We accept cash, personal checks, American Express, Visa and Master Card.

Contribute by Phone

Call us at 914.337.8808 with your credit card information.

A copy of the latest financial report filed with the Attorney General of New York is available on request by writing to
New York State Department of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271
or to The Community Fund, 17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708

Contribute through your workplace

Many companies have Employee Giving Campaigns or United Way Drives.
Please reference our 501 (c)(3) Tax ID # 13-1852829; address, 17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708, and be sure to notify us so that we are aware of your gift.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts can leverage your dollar contribution to The Community Fund. Inquire whether your business will provide a matching contribution.
Please reference our 501 (c)(3) Tax ID # 13-1852829; address, 17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708, and be sure to notify us so that we are aware of your gift.

Contribution of Stock

A contribution of securities can benefit both you and The Community Fund. A donation of securities allows you to deduct the full market value of the securities from your ordinary income with no transaction costs (brokerage fees are paid by The Community Fund) and avoid capital gains on any appreciation. Wire transfer of securities is the simplest way to donate.

Please transfer to:
Dreyfus DTC 0443
The Community Fund of Bronxville-Eastchester-Tuckahoe
Account # 74B176100

Contribute through your Estate Plan

You can leave a Bequest in your Will which will help the Community Fund continue to serve our local agencies and community programs.

Join a Committee
Evaluation Committee

Each year volunteers meet on-site with applicant agencies to evaluate the services provided, ensuring that they are meeting specific needs in the community of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe (the BET Community).

Evaluators are the heart and soul of The Community Fund, acting as its ambassadors when meeting with the applicant agencies. They review the need for and impact of the services provided, how well the services are provided, the financial position of the agency, and how The Community Fund can best support the agency. Based on their comprehensive review, the evaluators make a funding recommendation to The Community Fund Board.

If you would like to volunteer on the Evaluation Committee, please contact Melinda Burge at mburge@thecommunityfund.org or call 914.337.8808.

Golf Outing Committee

The Golf Committee meets 3-4 times a year and is responsible for planning the event, soliciting sponsorships and donations for the events auction and raffle. If you would like to be a part of the planning, please contact Liza Near at lnear@thecommunityfund.org or call 914.337.8808.

Volunteer
The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Inc.
17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708
Contact: Melinda Burge, Executive Director, 337-8808

The Community Fund provides financial, administrative and marketing support to over 30 local social service agencies and community initiatives in the Bronxville 10708, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe area.

  • Opportunities: Agency Evaluation, Fund Raising, Annual Golf Outing, Administration
  • Agency Evaluation: review existing or new agencies and projects serving the Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe community to determine if the services meet community priorities for Fund grants as well as provide on-going support to the agency or project. Time commitment: 2 hours per month February-March.
  • Fund-raising: help contact community residents and businesses to educate and inform them of the nature and importance of the Fund’s activities. Time commitment: 2-3 hours per month September through December.
  • Golf Committee: organize and market the spring golf outing to golfers and business sponsors. Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month December through May.
  • Administration: help in office, especially coordination of mailings. Time commitment: flexible.
Bronxville Youth Council
Bronxville High School, 177 Pondfield Rd., Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 395-0500

BYC provides high school students opportunity for community service, leadership and healthy social activities.

  • Opportunities: Students volunteer for opportunities such as mentoring at Andrus children’s residence, staffing SE Consortium basketball games, delivering food to NYC homeless to homebound seniors, helping at Westhab playgroups for children of battered women, organizing Village Halloween parade.
  • Skills/Experience: Patience and kindness.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: No.
Concordia College
171 White Plains Road; Bronxville, NY 10708
(914)337-9300, Ext.2122

Student Government Assoc. sponsors “homeless runs” to NYC locations and other outreach. Rotary Club sponsors various local and more distant community service activities.

  • Opportunities: SGA Outreach welcomes food and clothing donations and volunteers. Rotaract Events: Please call.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: Varies.
  • References Required: No.
Eastchester Community Action Program (ECAP)
142-144 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(914) 337-7768

Eastchester CAP provides a variety of services for children, families and individuals, including a thrift shop and information and referrals for employment opportunities.

  • Opportunities: Tutoring students, assisting in community programs, sorting and organizing donations, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: No special skills required.
  • Training: On the job.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: Yes.
Eastchester Interact Club
A High School Division of Rotary
(914)235-3056

Welcomes members from all area schools in Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville.

  • Opportunities: Community volunteer programs and social service activities.
  • Skills/Experience: No special skills required.
  • Training: No special training necessary.
  • Time commitment: Meetings are held twice-a-month, in the evenings.
  • References Required: No.
Eastchester Senior Nutrition Program
Lake Isle, 660 White Plains Rd., Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-0390

Eastchester Senior Nutrition Program is a senior citizens center and a home-delivered meals program.

  • Opportunities: Deliver hot noontime meals to homebound elderly Monday through Friday.
  • Skills/Experience: Valid NYS driver’s license required.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: 10:45 to 12:00 Noon, once a week or more.
  • References Required: Yes.
Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps (EVAC)
PO Box 482, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 337-0351

EVAC is a non-profit volunteer ambulance service that provides emergency medical services to residents, merchants and visitors throughout Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville.

  • Opportunities: Assist EMTs and Paramedics in delivering emergency medical treatment to the sick and injured.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: CPR and First Aid provided by EVAC if needed.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, however there is a minimum of 24 hours per month.
  • References Required: No.
The Fountains at Rivervue
236 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 768-6000

A senior assisted living facility that provides a full range of ADL care.

  • Opportunities: One-on-one visits and assistance during activities and outings.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, a few hours per week for any period of time.
  • References Required: Two references required.
Habitat For Humanity
525A Main Street, New Rochelle, NY 10801
(914) 636-8335, Ext.105

Habitat is a non-profit Christian ministry which encourages home ownership for low-income families through the development of housing constructed by volunteers from churches, synagogues and other groups working together with the new resident family.
* Teen Volunteers must be 14 or older*

  • Opportunities: Construction, special events, mentoring families, site host & lunch preparation.
  • Skills/Experience: Good Attitude.
  • Training: On-site construction training.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, preferably minimum one day.
  • References Required: No.
Heartsong, Inc.
590 Central Park Avenue, Suite C, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 725-9572

Heartsong provides no-cost music and art therapy programs to enhance the functioning level and improve the quality of life for children with moderate to severe disabilities.

  • Opportunities: Volunteers assist therapists in helping to maximize each child’s potential through “hand over hand” support and gentle prodding.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: One formal training session per semester with weekly training with therapists.
  • Time commitment: Minimum one hour per Saturday for 15 sessions Sept through Dec or Jan through June.
  • References Required: Yes.
Lawrence Hospital Center
55 Palmer Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-3316

Lawrence Hospital Center is a community hospital.

  • Opportunities: Work at the Information Desk, Food Service, Pharmacy and Emergency departments or Bargain Box Thrift Shop.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Time commitment: Variable, at least 50 hours per year.
  • References Required: No.
Make-A-Wish Foundation Of The Hudson Valley
The Wish House, 828 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 478-9474

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley grants the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

  • Opportunities: Fundraising & Events, Administrative office duties, Working with Wish Children, Speakers Bureau and more.
  • Skills/Experience: Your individual talents and the desire to help.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: Yes. Criminal Background Check also required.
Meals-On-Wheels 10708, Inc.
55 Palmer Ave. (Palmer Hall), Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-3087

Provides hot home delivered meals to the elderly, ill or disabled in the 10708 zip code.

  • Opportunities: Delivery of noonday meals to the homebound Monday through Saturday.
  • Skills/Experience: None Required.
  • Training: Four sessions first month.
  • Time commitment: One hour per day, minimum twice per month (day of your choosing).
  • References Required: No.
Midnight Run
97 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7817

A consortium of churches, synagogues, schools and civic groups volunteering to deliver clothing, food, blankets, toiletries and human contact to the homeless poor in NYC.

  • Opportunities: Go on “Runs” make sandwiches, collect or sort clothing
  • Skills/Experience: None Required.
  • Training: None Required.
  • Time commitment: Varies, can be one-time
  • References Required: No.
NY State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin’s Office
700 White Plains Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-1115

Constituent district office to assist all constituents, including seniors, not-for-profit agencies, schools, municipalities and the general public.

  • Opportunities: General office work, outreach programs, some legislation research.
  • Skills/Experience: Flexible.
  • Training: None necessary.
  • Time commitment: Open.
  • References Required: No.
South East Consortium For Special Services
740 Boston Post Rd, Room 312, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 698-5232

South East Consortium provides community-based therapeutic recreation programs and services to developmentally disabled youth, teens and adults.

  • Opportunities: Energetic people needed to aid in programs and office.
  • Skills/Experience: Experience working with the disabled is a plus. First Aid, CPR, WSI would be valuable, but are not required. Must be 14 years old. Exception: Students who are candidates for mitzvah project.
  • Training: Orientation provided.
  • Time commitment: Minimum 1 to 3 hours per week. Special events can be a one time commitment.
  • References Required: Yes. 3.
Tuckahoe After School Care Inc. (TASC)
Cottle School, 2 Siwanoy Blvd, Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-5376, Ext. 242

TASC is a fully-licensed before and after school program for students in grades K-7 that creates a safe, nurturing environment through educational, social and recreation activities.

  • Opportunities: TASC welcomes volunteers, from high school students to senior citizens (max. 2 volunteers per day) to assist with arts & crafts, computer, reading, sports, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: Patience, common sense. Special skills, e.g., woodworking or flower arranging, are welcomed.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, during the school year.
  • References Required: Yes. Fingerprinting also required.
Tuckahoe Public Schools
65 Siwanoy Blvd, Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-6600
  • Opportunities: Reading help for young children.
  • Skills/Experience: None necessary, experience reading to young children a plus.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: 2 to 3 hours per day.
  • References Required: Yes. Fingerprinting also required.
Van Cortlandt-Pelham Bay Park
One Bronx River Parkway, Bronx, NY 10462
(914) 430-4683

The Van Cortlandt/Pelham Bay Park administration staff is responsible for restoring natural areas, maintaining recreation areas and providing education and entertainment for park patrons.

  • Opportunities: Trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, painting, clean-up, & leaf removal, ornamental gardening, flowerbed maintenance, pruning, and planting.
  • Skills/Experience: Will train the seriously committed.
  • Time commitment: 2 to 3 hours, seasonally.
  • References Required: Fingerprinting is required.
The Volunteer Center of United Way
280 N. Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530
(914) 948-4452

The Volunteer Center of United Way is a center for volunteerism in Westchester and Putnam. The Center is part of a network of volunteer centers and manages numerous programs that touch and serve every facet of the community.

  • Opportunities: Depends upon project.
  • Skills/Experience: Depends upon project.
  • Training: Depends upon project.
  • Time commitment: Depends upon project.
  • References Required: Yes.
The Wartburg Adult Care Community
1 Wartburg Place, Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(914) 513-5114

The Wartburg is a 36 acre campus that has a Nursing Home, Assisted Living and Adult Day Care on site.

  • Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to assist with recreation, visit residents, work in the gift shop, transport for therapy, teach computer skills or share a talent with us. We are also always open to suggestions for new opportunities.
  • Skills/Experience: A desire to be of assistance.
  • Training: Orientation & training provided. An up to date PPD (TB test) and proof of immunizations is required.
  • References Required: No
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe, Inc.
17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, NY 10708
Contact: Melinda Burge, Executive Director, 337-8808

The Community Fund provides financial, administrative and marketing support to over 30 local social service agencies and community initiatives in the Bronxville 10708, Eastchester, and Tuckahoe area.

  • Opportunities: Agency Evaluation, Fund Raising, Annual Golf Outing, Administration
  • Agency Evaluation: review existing or new agencies and projects serving the Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe community to determine if the services meet community priorities for Fund grants as well as provide on-going support to the agency or project. Time commitment: 2 hours per month February-March.
  • Fund-raising: help contact community residents and businesses to educate and inform them of the nature and importance of the Fund’s activities. Time commitment: 2-3 hours per month September through December.
  • Golf Committee: organize and market the spring golf outing to golfers and business sponsors. Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per month December through May.
  • Administration: help in office, especially coordination of mailings. Time commitment: flexible.
Bereavement Center of Westchester
A Member of Lawrence Community Health Services
69 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(914) 961-2818, Ext.305

The Bereavement Center of Westchester is a not-for-profit, grief-support program for children, teens and adults.

  • Opportunities: Facilitate bereavement support groups for Tree House Program for children, between the ages of 4 and 18 who have lost a parent or sibling, and their surviving parent- guardian.
  • Skills/Experience: No professional skills needed, only the desire to help.
  • Training: 21-hour training, 7 three-hour per week evening sessions (begins in October)
  • Time commitment: At least one 8-week session per year (4 hours, 5:30-9:30 PM, for 8 consecutive weeks)
  • References Required: Yes.
Cancer Support Team
875 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 204; Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 777-2777

Cancer Support Team (CST) provides in-home support services to cancer patients, at no charge and without regard to insurance coverage. Services include nursing care management, counseling, education transportation and financial assistance.

  • Opportunities: Transporting patients to medical appointments, friendly visiting, assisting with office and fund raising tasks.
  • Skills/Experience: None Required.
  • Training: Orientation and training provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
College Careers Fund of Westchester, Inc.
60 Mitchell Place, PO Box 1530, White Plains, NY
(914) 428-3435

College Careers provides post-secondary educational counseling and services to underprivileged youth.

  • Opportunities: Administrative assistance, publicity and student follow-up services
  • Skills/Experience: Administrative, public relations, fund-raising and program services skills.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Approximately 10 hours per week on a seasonal basis.
  • References Required: Not necessary, but helpful.
Eastchester Citizen Corps.
Eastchester Town Hall, 40 Mill Road, Eastchester, NY 10709

The Eastchester Citizen Corps trains community residents to assist families, neighbors and emergency service workers during local, county or national disasters.

  • Opportunities: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) leader or member, administrator, safety educator, recruitment volunteer or organizer.
  • Skills/Experience: None required. CPR training, first aid and organizational skills are beneficial.
  • Training: 20 hour training course provided (days or nights in two-hour segments).
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: No.
Eastchester Community Action Program (ECAP)
142-144 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(914) 337-7768

Eastchester CAP provides a variety of services for children, families and individuals, including a thrift shop and information and referrals for employment opportunities.

  • Opportunities: Tutoring students, assisting in community programs, sorting and organizing donations, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: No special skills required.
  • Training: On the job.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: Yes.
Eastchester Senior Nutrition Program
Lake Isle, 660 White Plains Rd., Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-0390

Eastchester Senior Nutrition Program is a senior citizens center and a home-delivered meals program.

  • Opportunities: Deliver hot noontime meals to homebound elderly Monday through Friday.
  • Skills/Experience: Valid NYS driver’s license required.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: 10:45 to 12:00 Noon, once a week or more.
  • References Required: Yes.
Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps (EVAC)
PO Box 482, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 337-0351

EVAC is a non-profit volunteer ambulance service that provides emergency medical services to residents, merchants and visitors throughout Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville.

  • Opportunities: Assist EMTs and Paramedics in delivering emergency medical treatment to the sick and injured.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: CPR and First Aid provided by EVAC if needed.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, however there is a minimum of 24 hours per month.
  • References Required: No.
Fessenden House
236 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 966-8051

Provides permanent housing for nine men in recovery from severe drug and alcohol addiction who are also dealing with serious medical and/or psychiatric problems.

  • Opportunities: Help with transporting residents to and from medical appointments, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: Experience with people who are mentally ill or who have medical problems.
  • Training: Visit house to meet residents and staff before making commitment
  • Time commitment: Varies according to need.
  • References Required: Yes, valid drivers license. No drugs, no alcohol for at least 3 years.
The Fountains at Rivervue
236 Warburton Ave., Yonkers, NY 10701
(914) 768-6000

A senior assisted living facility that provides a full range of ADL care.

  • Opportunities: One-on-one visits and assistance during activities and outings.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, a few hours per week for any period of time.
  • References Required: Two references required.
Greystone Foundation
21 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703
(914) 376-3900

Greyston is a community development company in southwest Yonkers serving low-income communities and HIV positive communities.

  • Opportunities: HIV research study, classroom assistance, classroom programming, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: Administration, work with children.
  • Training: When necessary.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, prefer on-going commitment
  • References Required: Program specific.
Heartsong, Inc.
590 Central Park Avenue, Suite C, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 725-9572

Heartsong provides no-cost music and art therapy programs to enhance the functioning level and improve the quality of life for children with moderate to severe disabilities.

  • Opportunities: Volunteers assist therapists in helping to maximize each child’s potential through “hand over hand” support and gentle prodding.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: One formal training session per semester with weekly training with therapists.
  • Time commitment: Minimum one hour per Saturday for 15 sessions Sept through Dec or Jan through June.
  • References Required: Yes.
Jansen Memorial Hospice
A Member of Lawrence Community Health Services
69 Main Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
(914) 961-2818

Jansen serves the terminally ill so that they can live the rest of their lives in comfort and dignity.

  • Opportunities: Patient care visits, shopping, transportation and emotional support. Administrative assistance.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Training: 24 hours of training over 6 weeks.
  • Time commitment: Once per week.
  • References Required: Yes.
The Junior League of Bronxville
P.O. Box 430, Bronxville, NY 10708

The Junior League of Bronxville seeks to promote voluntarism, develop women’s leadership and improve the community.

  • Opportunities: Volunteer service within the League and through outreach programs,including The Bereavement Center, Greyston, Headstart, Wartburg,and Eastchester Community Action Program, among others.
  • Skills/Experience: No professional skills needed only a desire to get involved.
  • Training: A provisional training course to prepare members for effective community and league involvement.
  • Time commitment: Attend monthly League meetings, fulfill volunteer requirement and participate in fundraising activities for the League.
  • References Required: Yes.
Family & Community Services- Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program
One Summit Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606
(914) 997-8449

JLAW works to reduce juvenile delinquency by offering a series of three in-school workshops designed to introduce 6th and 7th grade students to their rights and responsibilities under the Family Court system.

  • Opportunities: Lead workshops for middle school children in districts throughout Westchester on the rights and responsibilities of young adolescents.
  • Skills/Experience: No legal background required. Must be able to relate to and enjoy working with children.
  • Training: Two-hour training session plus program and classroom observation.
  • Time commitment: Variable, maximum of 2 hours per week during the school year.
  • References Required: Yes.
Lawrence Hospital Center
55 Palmer Avenue, Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-3316

Lawrence Hospital Center is a community hospital.

  • Opportunities: Work at the Information Desk, Food Service, Pharmacy and Emergency departments or Bargain Box Thrift Shop.
  • Skills/Experience: None required.
  • Time commitment: Variable, at least 50 hours per year.
  • References Required: No.
The League of Women Voters of Bronxville
c/o Bronxville Village
(914) 337-6500

A nonpartisan political organization serving Bronxville, Eastchester, Tuckahoe which encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and promotes the understanding of major public policy issues.

  • Opportunities: Voter registration, “get out the vote” campaigns, & voter guide distribution. Study groups and forums on major issues.
  • Skills/Experience: Strong belief in the need for citizens to be involved and informed.
  • Training: Provided as needed.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, short or long-term projects.
  • References Required: No.
Literacy Volunteers of Westchester, Inc. (LVWC)
85 Executive Boulevard, Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 592-2656

LVWC, Inc. is a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing English literacy services to adults in Westchester and acting as a community resource for the advancement of literacy countywide.

  • Opportunities: One-on-one & small group tutoring of adults who cannot read or speak. English.
  • Skills/Experience: Must be at least 18 years old and possess a GED, HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Training: 18 hour training provided by LVWC.
  • Time commitment: 1-2 hours per week for one year.
  • References Required: No.
Make-A-Wish Foundation Of The Hudson Valley
The Wish House, 828 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591
(914) 478-9474

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley grants the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

  • Opportunities: Fundraising & Events, Administrative office duties, Working with Wish Children, Speakers Bureau and more.
  • Skills/Experience: Your individual talents and the desire to help.
  • Training: Provided.
  • Time commitment: Flexible.
  • References Required: Yes. Criminal Background Check also required.
Meals-On-Wheels 10708, Inc.
55 Palmer Ave. (Palmer Hall), Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 787-3087

Provides hot home delivered meals to the elderly, ill or disabled in the 10708 zip code.

  • Opportunities: Delivery of noonday meals to the homebound Monday through Saturday.
  • Skills/Experience: None Required.
  • Training: Four sessions first month.
  • Time commitment: One hour per day, minimum twice per month (day of your choosing).
  • References Required: No.
Midnight Run
97 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 693-7817

A consortium of churches, synagogues, schools and civic groups volunteering to deliver clothing, food, blankets, toiletries and human contact to the homeless poor in NYC.

  • Opportunities: Go on “Runs” make sandwiches, collect or sort clothing
  • Skills/Experience: None Required.
  • Training: None Required.
  • Time commitment: Varies, can be one-time
  • References Required: No.
NY State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin’s Office
700 White Plains Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
(914) 723-1115

Constituent district office to assist all constituents, including seniors, not-for-profit agencies, schools, municipalities and the general public.

  • Opportunities: General office work, outreach programs, some legislation research.
  • Skills/Experience: Flexible.
  • Training: None necessary.
  • Time commitment: Open.
  • References Required: No.
RSVP of Westchester (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)
470 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605
(914) 948-6069

Connects people age 55 and over with volunteer opportunities in nonprofit organizations throughout Westchester.

  • Opportunities: Placement in volunteer positions in over 450 nonprofit organizations.
  • Skills/Experience: Varies.
  • Training: Varies.
  • Time commitment: Varies.
  • References Required: No.
Senior Citizens Council
P.O. Box 24, Bronxville, NY 10708

The Senior Citizens Council is the parent organization that oversees the operation of the Bronxville and Tuckahoe Senior Citizens centers.

  • Opportunities: Membership on the Senior Citizens Council.
  • Skills/Experience: Financial, Public Relations, Administrative.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: 6 to 8 meetings per year for 2 years.
  • References Required: No.
South East Consortium For Special Services
740 Boston Post Rd, Room 312, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
(914) 698-5232

South East Consortium provides community-based therapeutic recreation programs and services to developmentally disabled youth, teens and adults.

  • Opportunities: Energetic people needed to aid in programs and office.
  • Skills/Experience: Experience working with the disabled is a plus. First Aid, CPR, WSI would be valuable, but are not required. Must be 14 years old. Exception: Students who are candidates for mitzvah project.
  • Training: Orientation provided.
  • Time commitment: Minimum 1 to 3 hours per week. Special events can be a one time commitment.
  • References Required: Yes. 3.
Tuckahoe After School Care Inc. (TASC)
Cottle School, 2 Siwanoy Blvd, Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-5376, Ext. 242

TASC is a fully-licensed before and after school program for students in grades K-7 that creates a safe, nurturing environment through educational, social and recreation activities.

  • Opportunities: TASC welcomes volunteers, from high school students to senior citizens (max. 2 volunteers per day) to assist with arts & crafts, computer, reading, sports, etc.
  • Skills/Experience: Patience, common sense. Special skills, e.g., woodworking or flower arranging, are welcomed.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: Flexible, during the school year.
  • References Required: Yes. Fingerprinting also required.
Tuckahoe Public Schools
65 Siwanoy Blvd, Eastchester, NY 10709
(914) 337-6600
  • Opportunities: Reading help for young children.
  • Skills/Experience: None necessary, experience reading to young children a plus.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: 2 to 3 hours per day.
  • References Required: Yes. Fingerprinting also required.
Van Cortlandt-Pelham Bay Park
One Bronx River Parkway, Bronx, NY 10462
(914) 430-4683

The Van Cortlandt/Pelham Bay Park administration staff is responsible for restoring natural areas, maintaining recreation areas and providing education and entertainment for park patrons.

  • Opportunities: Trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, painting, clean-up, & leaf removal, ornamental gardening, flowerbed maintenance, pruning, and planting.
  • Skills/Experience: Will train the seriously committed.
  • Time commitment: 2 to 3 hours, seasonally.
  • References Required: Fingerprinting is required.
Victims Assistance Services
2269 Saw Mill River Rd., Bldg. 3, Elmsford, NY 10523
(914) 345-3113

Offers free services to innocent victims of crime in Westchester County, including therapy, advocacy, safety planning and community education.

  • Opportunities: Community outreach and administrative support for the domestic violence community education component.
  • Skills/Experience: Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Training: Depends upon project.
  • Time commitment: One full day per week.
  • References Required: Yes.
The Volunteer Center of United Way
280 N. Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY 10530
(914) 948-4452

The Volunteer Center of United Way is a center for volunteerism in Westchester and Putnam. The Center is part of a network of volunteer centers and manages numerous programs that touch and serve every facet of the community.

  • Opportunities: Depends upon project.
  • Skills/Experience: Depends upon project.
  • Training: Depends upon project.
  • Time commitment: Depends upon project.
  • References Required: Yes.
The Wartburg Adult Care Community
1 Wartburg Place, Mount Vernon, NY 10552
(914) 513-5114

The Wartburg is a 36 acre campus that has a Nursing Home, Assisted Living and Adult Day Care on site.

  • Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to assist with recreation, visit residents, work in the gift shop, transport for therapy, teach computer skills or share a talent with us. We are also always open to suggestions for new opportunities.
  • Skills/Experience: A desire to be of assistance.
  • Training: Orientation & training provided. An up to date PPD (TB test) and proof of immunizations is required.
  • References Required: No
  • Time Commitment: Flexible
Westchester End-of-Life Coalition
37 Studio Lane, Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-3968

The Coalition is comprised of individuals and agencies working together to improve the end-of-life experience in our community.

  • Opportunities: Administrative assistance and website maintenance
  • Skills/Experience: Computer and Webmaster skills.
  • Training: None required.
  • Time commitment: Flexible. Webmaster – 2 to 4 hours per month. Admin assistance – 1 to 2 days per week.
  • References Required: Yes.