New York Cares, the city’s leading volunteer organization, offers great ways for Bronx residents to get involved in their community through rewarding, conveniently scheduled projects.
February Volunteer Project Highlights – The Bronx
Becoming a New York Cares volunteer is easy. Simply attend a one-time orientation at the Mott Haven Library on the evening of Tuesday, February 21st or any other Bronx location. You can then choose from approximately 1,200 projects citywide each month. To register for an orientation in your area, please visit www.newyorkcares.org or call 212-228-5000.
Upcoming Bronx project highlights:
· CFY Family Learning Workshop at JHS 118 X — Bring computer technology to middle school students and their families, by guiding them as they learn to navigate their computers and explore educational software on Saturday mornings and afternoons in East Tremont.
· Wii Games at Serviam Gardens — Spend some time socializing and playing Wii Sports and other games with seniors at this senior development in Fordham on Monday evenings.
· Sports, Games, and Crafts with KEEN at St. Mary's Recreation Center — Skip the gym this weekend and enjoy open ended sports and art activities with children with special needs. Help these athletes discover just how much they can do by tossing footballs, playing Duck, Duck Goose, coloring pictures, and creating craft masterpieces in Longwood on Saturday afternoons.
· Mock Interviews at Highbridge Community Life Center — Empower local job-seekers in transitioning to self-sufficiency and breaking the cycle of poverty by participating in mock interviews in Highbridge on Tuesday mornings.