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Your time is so valuable. Volunteering with the Carver Center can prove that time alone can help change someone’s life. At the Carver Center, a community comes together and, day by day, changes the lives of so many. Over 4,500 volunteer hours a year help us do what we do so well. If you are interested in volunteering, please click here to find out more.

Ways You Can Help

Work in our Food Pantry
– Stock and organize shelves, sort through donations and deliveries and help clients shop for food.
– Support our Food Pantry with a donation of food as our needs are constant! Click here for a list of our most needed items!
– Volunteers are needed for the following shifts:
– Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 1pm to 5pm
– Saturday: 11am to 3pm

Assist with our After School Program
– General Classroom Assistance: Classroom assistants must agree to volunteer at least 8 hours per month.
– One-On-One Tutoring: Tutors with appropriate educational and/or related work experience are needed to assist kids with English, math, and writing. Must commit to at least 6 consecutive weeks of tutoring.
– Teaching an Enrichment Class: We welcome a wide variety of classes and experiences for our children – art, music, dance, martial arts, etc. Instructors with appropriate experience must commit to at least 6 consecutive weeks of instruction.

Serve Breakfast to Seniors
– Carver Center hosts a Senior Breakfast the first Friday of every month from September to June, from 8-11 am. Volunteers are needed to cook, serve, cleanup and interact!

Assist With our Summer Program
– Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12:30pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm.
– All volunteers must be at least 16 and must commit to at least six consecutive weeks.
– Applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2016.

Other Ways to Help
– Host a fundraiser for Carver Center such as a Bake Sale, Lemonade Stand, Casual Friday/Dress-Down Day, or Raffle and donate the proceeds to Carver Center.
– Run a Food Drive.
– Organize an Art Supply/School Supply Drive.

For more information, please contact Gina Nocco at (914)305-6032 or volunteer@carvercenter.org

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