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Volunteer Opportunities From Create The Good

  • Elders Need Helpers in the New York Community: Volunteer to Help Seniors Today!

    NY | Ongoing

    Volunteer to help elders for the activities you enjoy, on a schedule that works best for you. Go to www.ElderHelpers.org to create a volunteer profile and start today! Providing help with shopping,... Read More »

  • Friendly Visitor

    New York, NY | Ongoing

    DOROT's goal and mission is to alleviate the social isolation among older adults, providing them with services to live as independent, valued members of the community. Our... Read More »

  • Volunteer Social Media Manager

    New York, NY | Ongoing

    Volunteer Web Developer/Social Media Manager with Word Press experience needed for small NYC non-profit. Work flexible hours with a fun, gregarious group of volunteers and 2 full-time staff. Great... Read More »

  • Elementary School and Museum Program

    New York, NY | Ongoing

    Volunteer with ArtWorks NYC! Conduct 6-week workshop programs in a Queens school which culminate in visits to The Met Museum or Brooklyn Museum. Students learn to look at art using... Read More »

These volunteer listings are provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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