Bronx Volunteer Opportunities

Computer and Office Support

Bronx Early Learning Center
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Assistance
Description: Office and computer support. Assist and enhance the daily activities of all students, including bussing and classroom assistance. Assist with clerical duties, such as filing typing, and preparing binders. 
Contact: Pura Douglas (718) 466-3585; PDouglas@voa-gny.org 

Commonwealth Veterans Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Assistance
Description: Office and computer support. Help our bookkeeper/ administrative assistant with paperwork.  
Contact: Jessica Lopez 347-640-5068 ext: 7008; JLopez@voa-gny.org 

Commonwealth Veterans Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Computer Lab Technician
Description: Help with maintaining, updating, and trouble-shooting the computers in our computer lab.
Contact: Jessica Lopez 347-640-5068 ext: 7008; JLopez@voa-gny.org 

Lydia E. Hoffman
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Assistance
Description: Computer and office support
Contact: Renee Fernandez (718) 893-0909; ReFernandez@voa-gny.org

University Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Assistance
Description: Assist the Administrative Assistant with light filing, organizing of office supplies closet, label making.  Training/orientation will be provided.  No degree necessary. Must be 18 years or older.
Contact: Vanessa Burton (718) 590-5346, x228; VBurton@voa-gny.org

Webster House
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Assistance
Description: File, copy, organize, update resources, and light typing. Commitment for 6 months or more, 1 or more hours/weekly or biweekly. Must be able to follow instructions well.  Work well with a team as well as independently. 
Contact: Marlene Alba (718) 590-9099, x3333; MAlba1@voa-gny.org 
 

Maintenance

Commonwealth Veterans Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Maintenance Assistance
Description: Assist our maintenance crew with duties such as mopping and cleaning the bathrooms.
Contact: Jessica Lopez 347-640-5068 ext: 7008; JLopez@voa-gny.org

University Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Maintenance Assistance
Description: Paint, mop, sweep, and other maintenance work at our facility. Commitment for a minimum of 2 hours. Training/orientation will be provided.
Contact: Vanessa Burton (718) 590-5346, x228; VBurton@voa-gny.org

Recreation (Children)

Bronx Early Learning Center
Volunteer Opportunity: Recreation Assistance
Description: Working with children. Read books to children. Help in arts & crafts activities. Engage children in games. Must be over 18 years old. Flexible commitment. Orientation provided by volunteer coordinator.
Contact: Pura Douglas (718) 466-3585; PDouglas@voa-gny.org

Lydia E. Hoffman Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Childcare
Description: Working with children. Help with children under 1 year old and take young children on trips.
Contact: Renee Fernandez (718) 893-0909; ReFernandez@voa-gny.org

University Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Recreation Assistance
Description: Assist the Recreation staff with providing a cultural, diversified curriculum of activities including but not limited to arts and craft, music, drama, dance, etc., for children 7 years and up.  Assist with reading and homework. Training/orientation will be provided.  Commitment for a minimum of 5 hours per week. No degree necessary.  Must be 17 years or older.
Contact: Vanessa Burton (718) 590-5346, x228; VBurton@voa-gny.org

University Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Recreation/Childcare Assistance
Description: Working with children
Contact: Vanessa Burton (718) 590-5346, x228; VBurton@voa-gny.org

Recreation and Workshops (adults)

Commonwealth Veterans Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Nutritionist
Description: Conduct a monthly group to motivate our veterans to eat healthy.
Contact: Jessica Lopez 347-640-5068 ext: 7008; JLopez@voa-gny.org

Commonwealth Veterans Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Spanish Teacher
Description: Conduct monthly groups to teach our veterans the Spanish language
Contact: Jessica Lopez 347-640-5068 ext: 7008; JLopez@voa-gny.org

Eden House
Volunteer Opportunity: Recreation Assistance
Description: Help provide recreational activities for clients, both outdoor and indoor.
Contact: Richard Brown (718) 716-2255, x11; RBrown@voa-gny.org

Eden House
Volunteer Opportunity: GED/Job Readiness Assistance
Description: Assist clients with GED preparation, including test taking and classes. Assist clients with job preparation, including interviews, appropriate attire, resume help. Commitment for at least two days a week on a regular basis. Volunteer should be knowledgeable about the exam and preparation process.
Contact: Richard Brown (718) 716-2255, x11; RBrown@voa-gny.org

Eden House
Volunteer Opportunity: Recovery Month Volunteers
Description: Help out with Recovery Month in September. Projects may include breakfast at beginning of month, sharing circle about recovery, distribution of raffle tickets, recovery-based movies on Thursdays, and lunch at the end of the month. Creativity helpful to plan other activities, such as mini-carnival or backyard activity.
Contact: Richard Brown (718) 716-2255, x11; RBrown@voa-gny.org

Lydia E. Hoffman Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer
Description: Art, culture and recreation (working with adults)
Contact: Renee Fernandez (718) 893-0909; ReFernandez@voa-gny.org

University Family Residence
Volunteer Opportunity: Workshop Volunteer
Description: Enhance clients’ knowledge in areas of parenting, budgeting, and employment. Opportunities in art, culture and recreation (working with adults).
Contact: Vanessa Burton (718) 590-5346, x228; VBurton@voa-gny.org

Webster House
Volunteer Opportunity: Art Volunteer
Description: Teach/instruct art therapy, organize room for class and lift materials. Commitment for 6 months or more, 1 or more hours/weekly or biweekly. Must have a B.A. and at least 1 year of art therapy experience. Orientation and bi-weekly supervision provided.
Contact: Marlene Alba (718) 590-9099, x3333; MAlba1@voa-gny.org 

Webster House
Volunteer Opportunity: Health & Wellness Volunteer - Dance Instructor
Description: Promote health and wellness through dancing. Commitment for 6 months or more, 1 or more hours/weekly or biweekly. Must have 1 or more years of dance experience or teaching. Orientation and bi-weekly supervision provided.
Contact: Marlene Alba (718) 590-9099, x3333; MAlba1@voa-gny.org 

Webster House
Volunteer Opportunity: Health & Wellness Volunteer - Exercise Instructor 
Description: Promote health and wellness through exercise. Commitment for 6 months of more, 1 or more hours/weekly or biweekly. Must have 1 or more years of experience in exercise instruction. Certified trainer or any area of exercise or health training.
Contact: Marlene Alba (718) 590-9099, x3333; MAlba1@voa-gny.org