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.

April dates:  5/12 & 5/26

RSVP to volunteer or for information e-mail: .


Turtle Migration

Volunteers are needed to help with traffic slow down on the Western Highway for mother turtles that are crossing for their migration to lay their eggs. 

 
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Volunteers are needed from Monday, May 23rd until June 18th. The times are from 7:00 - 12:00 & 4:00 - 8:00pm each day. Volunteers can sign up for one, two, or three hours at a time. 

If you're interested in volunteering or want more information call Jane Murphy at 914-772-6164. 

Click here for the sign up sheet. 


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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Aerospace Education, Emergency Services and Cadet Leadership Training

The Rockland Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol is dedicated to developing the leadership qualities of youth (12 to 18) within the mission of the Civil Air Patrol. We encourage the core values of integrity, volunteer service , respect, and excellence in a fun yet challenging environment that builds confidence, character, and promotes a high sense of duty to community, state and nation.

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Email  for more information. 


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 .

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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.