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March of the Blanketeers

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One person is needed to assist the founder with running this non-profit. Reports and works alongside Founder, Samantha DeMato.

-Must have a car and valid NYS driver's' license, and must be okay driving Founder in your car as Founder does not drive, due to a faimting disorder. YOU MUST BE A SAFE DRIVER DEVOID OF LISCENCE POINTS.
-Must write fluently in English as well, as this position will include writing and signing community service letters.
-Must be willing to learn new things as you go along.
-Must have a good to excellent memory.
-Must be detail oriented.
-Must have a cell phone that has internet, as you will be uploading pictures to our Pinterest page.
-Must be nice and kind.
-Must care about the cause.
-Must be ale to work under stress.
-Must be able and willing to do anything the Founder requests of you, including going out to the store to buy coffee (with money she gives you). You will enjoy coffee or tea as well.
-Must have excellent problem solving skills.
-Must be willing to meet with Directors for meetings with Founder.
-Must be able to stand, sit, stoop, and bend.

Also, upon acceptance; you will be added to our Project Management Website, Wrike.

You will also be hand-sewing labels on blankets, making deliveries of items to hospitals, and driving to the Post Office.
It is preferred that volunteer knows the difference between different types of yarn, and knows the difference between yarn and wool, but that can be taught. This can be done for Community service hours, but must be long-term. You do not need to know crafts for this position, but will learn along the way. You will be trained as you go. Until a location opens, we will meey at either a Starbucks in Smithtown, or Hauppauge, or the Smithtown branch of the Smithtown Library. At some point; we may hang flyers for March of the Blanketeers. This is considered a director position. You will be packing boxes as well, and attending events. This positon starts immediately!

Our website is

Click, "I want to help" to apply. Look for an email from [Founder, Samantha DeMato].

Thank You!

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About March of the Blanketeers


25 Rte. 111, #1372, Smithtown, NY 11787, US

Mission Statement

Making blankets, hats, bears and cards for severely ill children ages 0 days o 19 years old with eco-consciousness in mind.


An all volunteer nonprofit organization where volunteers hand make blankets, hats, bears, and cards for severely ill children and teens ages 0 days to 19 years in the US with eco-friendliness in mind.

Board Development


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Smithtown, NY 11787



  • Management


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 17
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours vary per week

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