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The Carter Burden Network

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The Carter Burden Network is dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to remain in their homes living independently, safely, and with dignity. Volunteers are an integral component of the Carter Burden Network's 50 years of success. No matter your age, experience or schedule, CBN can accommodate your needs to ensure that you have a meaningful and effective volunteer experience.

During Meal Service, we serve roughly 100-130 seniors 5 days a week East Harlem senior center. Cold Packs are primarily a necessity before any Luncheon service at any of our centers. We're looking for volunteers to assist at our Cold Pack Station Monday through Friday, 10am-12pm at the Covello/Leonard Covello Senior Program. Volunteers will prepare 325 cold packs to be packed and distributed at all of our designated sites throughout Manhattan. This opportunity will include putting cold items into bags before being distributed and given to our during meal service. We welcome both individual volunteers and small groups. Volunteers may choose the frequency of their commitment, from one time to a scheduled day(s) a week.

All volunteers are the adhere to CDC/Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines. Masks are to be worn at all times during service.

Interested groups or individuals are welcome to contact us at Volunteer@carterburdennetwork.org!

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About The Carter Burden Network

Location:

415 East 73rd Street, New York, NY 10021, US

Mission Statement

The Carter Burden Network promotes the well-being of seniors 60 and older through a continuum of services, advocacy, arts and culture, health and wellness and volunteer programs, all oriented to individual, family and community needs. We are dedicated to supporting the efforts of older people to live safely and with dignity.

Description

The Carter Burden Network was established in 1971, by New York City Council Member Carter Burden. He represented the Upper East Side of Manhattan, and founded the Center to assist the neighborhood's large number of older residents who were poor, in declining health and isolated.

The Carter Burden Network has grown into an agency with 12 programs in 7 locations and more than 100 employees. Now we serve approximately 5,000 seniors every year across the borough of Manhattan. It is a network of centers, programs and services that work together with government, corporate, individual and community partners to lead the way in aging services in New York City.

CBN offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities to meet your interests. No matter your age, experience or schedule, CBN can accommodate your needs to ensure that you have a meaningful and effective volunteer experience. Opportunities can range from a one-time service day to a long-term volunteer commitment. We welcome individual, community and corporate groups to volunteer with us!


Advocacy & Human Rights
Hunger
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

312 East 109th StreetNew York, NY 10029

(40.79215,-73.94035)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Advocacy
  • Food Service
  • Hospitality
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 10am-12pm
  • Proof of Vaccination or Negative PCR test. Mask must be worn at all times. PPE supplies are available upon arrival.

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