Thanks so much for wanting to make a difference.
We are recruiting volunteers to be group facilitators for children ages 5-17 (groups are divided according to age), as well as event and fundraising helpers. Please view below for the volunteer type requirements and descriptions.
The family and children group sessions are held at two Manhattan school locations, midtown and harlem.
I invite you to visit our website at www.acaringhand.org to learn more about us and to acquire an application: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/ea9db3_572250eb6e1d4899bd0837d204ffdbe9.pdf. Feel free to contact me directly at RobinGoodman@acaringhand.org for more information or to send A Caring Hand application.
View our video about our group program directly at https://vimeo.com/90184263 or on our website, acaringhand.orgVOLUNTEER TYPES AND REQUIREMENTS
1) GROUP FACILITATORS:
Group facilators must complete an application, have an interview, and attend a 8-12 hour training.
One year commitment is required to co-facilitate the child and teen groups. 11 wee group session is held 3 times per year, summer, fall and winter ( Sept - June). A monthly drop in session is held Sept-June. Attendance at a 11 week session is a minimum requirement. In certain circumstances, a commitment for the monthly groups can be accommodated.
Group facilitators are assigned to weekly groups during the weekdays and evenings. The days when groups are held vary from season to season. Currently groups are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and our monthly groups are held on Thursdays. Indicate your best evening availability during the week.
Groups are held at two Manhattan school locations, midtown and Harlem.
2) VOLUNTEER EVENT HELP:
We rely on the generous donations from individuals, corporations, and grants to fund our work. We need a strong volunteer event committe to help with all aspects of our annual gala and other fundraising activities.
3) VOLUNTEER HELPER AND FUNDRAISING:
We always need extra hand on deck for various short term projects throughout the year. The projects range from stuffing envelopes and answering phones to doing outreach in th community. Certainly if you have a particular skill aor specific time you would like to help out you should let us know. We also rely on volunteers to help with A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation fundraising activities and other board projects.
WE WELCOME VOLUNTEERS WITH A RANGE OF EXPERIENCE!
Follow this direct link: https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/ea9db3_572250eb6e1d4899bd0837d204ffdbe9.pdf
or visit our website at www.acaringhand.org for an application.
- Child Development
- Family Therapy
- Youth Services
- Child Welfare
- Child Care
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 22
- Orientation or Training
- For weekly/monthly groups: 6-8:30pm