Recreation Activity Support Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


New Alternatives For Children37 West 26th Street6th FloorNew York, NY 10010


Are you looking for volunteer experience with medically-complex children?

New Alternatives for Children (NAC) is a highly regarded child welfare agency serving children who are medically complex and/or have developmental disabilities and their families.

NAC needs a Recreation Activity Support Volunteer to assist in planning and facilitating activities and games for children of various age groups and levels of functioning while they wait to participate in their mental health and/or medical services at the agency’s state-of-the-art Comprehensive Health Center (CHC).

Recreation Activity Support Volunteers can organize activities, including interactive games and art projects, for children waiting for their medical or mental health appointments at NAC’s state-of-the-art Comprehensive Health Center. The children’s ages range from four to 17 and the children have various levels of functioning. Volunteers can make spending time in the waiting area fun!

Prior experience working with children preferred. Ideally the volunteer can commit to two hours per week: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday at either 4:30-6:30pm or 5-7pm.

Please submit your resume and covering letter to:
Bobbi Nathanson, LMSW, ACSW
Director of Volunteers, Student Internships & Community Relations


  • Child Welfare
  • Child Care
  • Children Medical Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday - 4:30-6:30pm or 5-7pm

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