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.

October dates: 10/7, 10/14, 10/26

RSVP to volunteer or for information e-mail: .

2021 Fall Waterways Cleanups

Keep Rockland Beautiful Fall Waterways Campaign kicks off October 9th! Events will run from October 9th until November 14th. Registration begins September 2nd.

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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.

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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 .

Gilda's Club Westchester

Gilda's Club Westchester is looking for passionate, dedicated teen volunteers from Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield Counties to join our Youth Committee Program where they can help raise awareness about cancer, assist in fundraising, earn service hours, and volunteer with members in our community. Interested teens can contact Jaime Aker at jaker@gildasclubwestchester.org.



The mission of Gilda's Club Westchester is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. We create welcoming communities of free support for everyone living with cancer – men, women, teens, children and families. Our innovative programs are an essential complement to medical care, providing individual counseling, support groups, workshops, education and social activities.


See the poster for more information.

Rockland County Libraries

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

New City Library is having a Teen Volunteer Meeting Monday, September 13th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm for ages 12- 18. If you're looking for community service hours for the fall you can register or just come the day of the meeting.