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Health and Wellness Volunteer Projects

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Spring into action this March. By volunteering, you’ll help UJA-Federation and Sports for Youth promote good health in our community.

Citymeals-on-Wheels Group Volunteering

WEME Senior Center
263 West 86th Street
(at West End Avenue)
New York, NY 10024

Sunday, March 30th, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Desired skills: Food Preparation / Delivery

Interests: Elderly, Seniors

The Engage Jewish Service Corps at the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan needs volunteers to join together with other Engage volunteers to hand-deliver nutritious meals to homebound elderly through Citymeals-on-Wheels.  Recipients look forward to… View Opportunity

Fitness Class Registration Supervisor

1466 Manor Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

Saturday, March 1st, 12:00am

Desired skills: Enthusiasm, Pleasant attitude, Reliability

Interests: Recreational Activities / Sports

The Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island needs volunteers to help participants signing in and contributions for fitness/wellness classes. This opportunity is avaliable 3-5 hours a day, 1-5 days per week. View Opportunity

Food Drive Package and Assembly Volunteer

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center
300 Forest Drive
East Hills, NY 11548

Sunday, March 2nd, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Interests: Elderly, Hunger / Food

The Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center needs volunteers to package non-perishable food collected as part of Feeding Our Neighbors: An Interfaith Response, a hunger initiative of UJA-Federation of New York and Catholic Charities. View Opportunity

JASA Home-Delivered Meals Office Volunteer

JASA Home-Delivered Meals Office
131 Beach 19th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Thursday, January 31st, 12:00am to Tuesday, December 31st, 12:00am

Desired skills: Computer / Internet Services, General Office / Admin

Interests: Elderly, Hunger / Food

Help seniors receive their home-delivered meals by providing invaluable assistance in the office. This may involve clerical work, typing, filing, and making phone calls. Volunteers generally serve once a week on an ongoing basis, and days and times durin… View Opportunity

Meal Attendant

Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of S
1466 Manor Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

Saturday, March 1st, 12:00am

Desired skills: Enthusiasm, Pleasant attitude, Reliability

Interests: Elderly, Seniors

The Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island needs volunteers to help participants signing in and contributions for daily meals. View Opportunity

Nutrition Lecturer

Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of S
1466 Manor Road
Staten Island, NY 10314

Saturday, March 1st, 12:00am

Desired skills: Teaching

Interests: Elderly, Education, Seniors

The Joan & Alan Bernikow Jewish Community Center of Staten Island needs a volunteer to give a lecture on a health/nutrition topic that pertains to your expertise.  This can be a one-time lecture or a series. Certification or license only. View Opportunity

Pack It Up for Purim at the Samuel Field Y

Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Saturday, February 1st, 12:00am to Monday, March 10th, 12:00am

Interests: Hunger / Food, Holiday, Special Events

The Samuel Field Y is collecting kosher non-perishable foods and homemade Purim cards. Food and homemade cards will then be collected and assembled into care packages to give to needy families and isolated seniors in Queens. View Opportunity

Pack It Up for Purim Delivery

Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Wednesday, March 12th, 10:00am to 6:00pm

Desired skills: Transportation

Interests: Elderly, Hunger / Food, Seniors

The Samuel Field Y needs volunteers to deliver food packages for the holidays to the needy and elderly. Delivery will be on March 12th at either 10am-12pm or 3pm-6pm. View Opportunity

Project ORE Volunteer

The Educational Alliance's Project ORE
331 East. 12th Street
New York, NY 10003

Desired skills: Meal Preparation / Serving

Interests: Aging, Elderly, Friendly Visiting or by Phone, Hunger / Food, Homelessness

Help the Educational Alliance's Project ORE by serving lunch and having a friendly visit with isolated and homeless Jews. View Opportunity

Registration/Course Volunteers for B'N Fit Teen and Community Walk

Saturday, May 17th, 12:00am to 12:00am

Desired skills: Recreational Activities / Sports, Special Events

Interests: Recreational Activities / Sports, Special Events

The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center needs registration and course volunteers at the B'N Fit Teen and Community Walk which helps educate the community about how to reverse obesity and stop its adverse side effects. View Opportunity