Volunteer Opportunities

We encourage young people and their families to spend time doing acts of good that will help create positive change in our county. Below are some local organizations that can use your help!

We will be updating these opportunities regularly so if you're looking to promote a volunteer opportunity please contact Kim Burgos

Get Fresh Deliveries

Get Fresh Deliveries are a drive thru food distribution run by a handful of organizations to give local pantries fresh and nutritious food for community members.

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Volunteers help with lifting boxes from palettes and placing them in vehicles for transport to food pantries. Safety protocols are social distancing and gloves, and masks are required.

May dates: 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/25.

RSVP to volunteer or for information e-mail: .

Great American Cleanup Campaign

Keep Rockland Beautiful (KRB) is kicking off the 2021 Great American Cleanup Campaign on April 10th! Join the thousands of volunteers cleaning up throughout Rockland from April 10th – May 16th. You can clean up anytime, anywhere.

All cleanups are open to the public. Supplies are provided by KRB and all waste and recyclables removed from our streets and waterways help in protecting our water quality and creating enjoyable spaces for recreation.

They are providing for the health and safety of all volunteers with COVID-related protocols and procedures in accordance with county and state guidelines.

Register here for a cleanup near you!

American eel Project

The Rockland County Division of Environmental Resources and the Soil and Water Conservation District, in addition to local watershed groups and educators, work with the NYS DEC to offer the American eel Project at Minisceongo Creek located in West Haverstraw from Mid-March to the end of May.

Volunteers are responsible for counting, weighing, and relocating glass eels caught inside the fyke net. Then Eels are relocated above the nearest barrier to aid in their long journey upstream.

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New volunteers are always welcome!

For more information or to volunteer email: .

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels has several ways to volunteer either from home or at their sites click here to see Meals on Wheels volunteer opportunities.

Youth for Hospice

Youth for Hospice (YFH) is a volunteer group founded by local high school students who volunteer their time while giving back to the community.

For more information about becoming a YFH member contact Marie Wood Smith, Volunteer Program Coordinator at 845.634.4974, or email .

Rockland County Libraries

Check your local library for volunteer opportunities ranging from participation oi the Youth Advisory Board to creating crafts to be donated.

Please see our cancellations page for up to date information on meeting, event, class and exam cancellations and/or postponements.