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The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back
The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back
Collection by Eventbrite
Whether you want to clean up our beaches or help the homeless, there are tons of opportunities to volunteer in New York City. Make the most of your time with this curated collection of local volunteer events making the biggest impact on our community this Thanksgiving season.
The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back

St. Anthony's / Serve Meals at St. Anthony's / San Francisco, CA

  • Help Doctors Without Borders create maps of the world's most remote locations, so the organization can respond more efficiently during emergencies. Both beginner and experienced mappers welcome.
  • Help young New Yorkers become super heroes for the day when you volunteer at this annual fall festival, filled with obstacle courses, games, arts & crafts, face painting, and tons more.
  • Make compost, not trash. Clean up your park while you learn about city-wide composting at this morning playground clean-up event. You'll learn how NYC composts while beautifying a local community space.
  • Help beautify this freshwater pond on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. You'll remove invasive plants threatening to take over the landscape as you enjoy the beauty of the natural oasis that once supplied Brooklyn with fresh water.
  • Love animals? Love directly improving people's lives? After attending this orientation, you'll make house calls to walk pups, clean litter boxes, and help with other daily tasks that this organization's vulnerable clients can't do on their own.
  • Whether you consider yourself a thrifty spender or not, this two-hour course from Cents Ability will train you to teach financial skills to local teens. You'll help them discover what a budget is, the basics of credit, how to invest, how to pay for college, and more.
  • Looking for a long-term opportunity that will make a big impact on your fellow New Yorkers? If you have two hours every week, you can join English in Action and help students of all ages improve their English skills.
  • BK ROT is the city's first bike-powered, community-supported composting service, and they need your help to turn biodegradable trash into nutrient-rich treasure. Dress for the outdoors and get ready to work with some dirt.
  • Help deliver a little light to Bronx families in need. Donate a new toy, then stay for a free Thanksgiving turkey raffle, local shopping booths, kids' entertainment, and more.
  • Thanksgiving volunteer spots fill up quickly in the city, so sign on ASAP. Be sure to wear something warm to help Kings Theatre feed hungry Brooklynites under their outdoor courtyard tent.
  • In 2012, The New York Irish Center filled shoeboxes with gifts for families displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Seven years later, help them continue the tradition by making shoebox gifts for children in need on the Rockaways.
  • Spread the Christmas spirit in Queens this December by conducting fun activities and helping guests find their way during the Queens Botanical Garden's Christmas event.
  • Head to the non-sectarian Ascension School Homeless Shelter to set up beds, cook dishes, serve meals, and meet the people you're helping in person.
  • Safe Families for Children provides momentous support for parents in crisis by offering them coaching, therapy, and even safe spaces for their children. Learn more about the various roles you could provide, from resource donation to becoming a host family, at this info session.
  • Sip wine and enjoy holiday treats while you craft a personalized gift for a survivor of domestic violence. Enjoy this holiday party by The Shine Foundation, an organization helping domestic violence survivors get back on their feet.
  • This winter, beat your seasonal depression by getting your hands dirty. Repair garden beds, plant fruits and veggies, and pull weeds to help beautify this community garden before the snow melts.
  • When you head out into the cold, December air to volunteer at this special carnival, you'll help warm the season for 300 children living in homeless shelters.
  • Join the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in welcoming guests and distributing meals to hungry New Yorkers on the Saturday before Christmas.
  • Help Doctors Without Borders create maps of the world's most remote locations, so the organization can respond more efficiently during emergencies. Both beginner and experienced mappers welcome.
  • Help young New Yorkers become super heroes for the day when you volunteer at this annual fall festival, filled with obstacle courses, games, arts & crafts, face painting, and tons more.
  • Make compost, not trash. Clean up your park while you learn about city-wide composting at this morning playground clean-up event. You'll learn how NYC composts while beautifying a local community space.
  • Help beautify this freshwater pond on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. You'll remove invasive plants threatening to take over the landscape as you enjoy the beauty of the natural oasis that once supplied Brooklyn with fresh water.
  • Love animals? Love directly improving people's lives? After attending this orientation, you'll make house calls to walk pups, clean litter boxes, and help with other daily tasks that this organization's vulnerable clients can't do on their own.
  • Whether you consider yourself a thrifty spender or not, this two-hour course from Cents Ability will train you to teach financial skills to local teens. You'll help them discover what a budget is, the basics of credit, how to invest, how to pay for college, and more.
  • Looking for a long-term opportunity that will make a big impact on your fellow New Yorkers? If you have two hours every week, you can join English in Action and help students of all ages improve their English skills.
  • BK ROT is the city's first bike-powered, community-supported composting service, and they need your help to turn biodegradable trash into nutrient-rich treasure. Dress for the outdoors and get ready to work with some dirt.
  • Help deliver a little light to Bronx families in need. Donate a new toy, then stay for a free Thanksgiving turkey raffle, local shopping booths, kids' entertainment, and more.
  • Thanksgiving volunteer spots fill up quickly in the city, so sign on ASAP. Be sure to wear something warm to help Kings Theatre feed hungry Brooklynites under their outdoor courtyard tent.
  • In 2012, The New York Irish Center filled shoeboxes with gifts for families displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Seven years later, help them continue the tradition by making shoebox gifts for children in need on the Rockaways.
  • Spread the Christmas spirit in Queens this December by conducting fun activities and helping guests find their way during the Queens Botanical Garden's Christmas event.
  • Head to the non-sectarian Ascension School Homeless Shelter to set up beds, cook dishes, serve meals, and meet the people you're helping in person.
  • Safe Families for Children provides momentous support for parents in crisis by offering them coaching, therapy, and even safe spaces for their children. Learn more about the various roles you could provide, from resource donation to becoming a host family, at this info session.
  • Sip wine and enjoy holiday treats while you craft a personalized gift for a survivor of domestic violence. Enjoy this holiday party by The Shine Foundation, an organization helping domestic violence survivors get back on their feet.
  • This winter, beat your seasonal depression by getting your hands dirty. Repair garden beds, plant fruits and veggies, and pull weeds to help beautify this community garden before the snow melts.
  • When you head out into the cold, December air to volunteer at this special carnival, you'll help warm the season for 300 children living in homeless shelters.
  • Join the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in welcoming guests and distributing meals to hungry New Yorkers on the Saturday before Christmas.
The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back

St. Anthony's / Serve Meals at St. Anthony's / San Francisco, CA

The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back
The Volunteer Collection: Made for Those Who Give Back
Collection by Eventbrite
Whether you want to clean up our beaches or help the homeless, there are tons of opportunities to volunteer in New York City. Make the most of your time with this curated collection of local volunteer events making the biggest impact on our community this Thanksgiving season.
Whether you want to clean up our beaches or help the homeless, there are tons of opportunities to volunteer in New York City. Make the most of your time with this curated collection of local volunteer events making the biggest impact on our community this Thanksgiving season.
  • Help Doctors Without Borders create maps of the world's most remote locations, so the organization can respond more efficiently during emergencies. Both beginner and experienced mappers welcome.
  • Help young New Yorkers become super heroes for the day when you volunteer at this annual fall festival, filled with obstacle courses, games, arts & crafts, face painting, and tons more.
  • Make compost, not trash. Clean up your park while you learn about city-wide composting at this morning playground clean-up event. You'll learn how NYC composts while beautifying a local community space.
  • Help beautify this freshwater pond on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. You'll remove invasive plants threatening to take over the landscape as you enjoy the beauty of the natural oasis that once supplied Brooklyn with fresh water.
  • Love animals? Love directly improving people's lives? After attending this orientation, you'll make house calls to walk pups, clean litter boxes, and help with other daily tasks that this organization's vulnerable clients can't do on their own.
  • Whether you consider yourself a thrifty spender or not, this two-hour course from Cents Ability will train you to teach financial skills to local teens. You'll help them discover what a budget is, the basics of credit, how to invest, how to pay for college, and more.
  • Looking for a long-term opportunity that will make a big impact on your fellow New Yorkers? If you have two hours every week, you can join English in Action and help students of all ages improve their English skills.
  • BK ROT is the city's first bike-powered, community-supported composting service, and they need your help to turn biodegradable trash into nutrient-rich treasure. Dress for the outdoors and get ready to work with some dirt.
  • Help deliver a little light to Bronx families in need. Donate a new toy, then stay for a free Thanksgiving turkey raffle, local shopping booths, kids' entertainment, and more.
  • Thanksgiving volunteer spots fill up quickly in the city, so sign on ASAP. Be sure to wear something warm to help Kings Theatre feed hungry Brooklynites under their outdoor courtyard tent.
  • In 2012, The New York Irish Center filled shoeboxes with gifts for families displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Seven years later, help them continue the tradition by making shoebox gifts for children in need on the Rockaways.
  • Spread the Christmas spirit in Queens this December by conducting fun activities and helping guests find their way during the Queens Botanical Garden's Christmas event.
  • Head to the non-sectarian Ascension School Homeless Shelter to set up beds, cook dishes, serve meals, and meet the people you're helping in person.
  • Safe Families for Children provides momentous support for parents in crisis by offering them coaching, therapy, and even safe spaces for their children. Learn more about the various roles you could provide, from resource donation to becoming a host family, at this info session.
  • Sip wine and enjoy holiday treats while you craft a personalized gift for a survivor of domestic violence. Enjoy this holiday party by The Shine Foundation, an organization helping domestic violence survivors get back on their feet.
  • This winter, beat your seasonal depression by getting your hands dirty. Repair garden beds, plant fruits and veggies, and pull weeds to help beautify this community garden before the snow melts.
  • When you head out into the cold, December air to volunteer at this special carnival, you'll help warm the season for 300 children living in homeless shelters.
  • Join the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in welcoming guests and distributing meals to hungry New Yorkers on the Saturday before Christmas.
  • Help Doctors Without Borders create maps of the world's most remote locations, so the organization can respond more efficiently during emergencies. Both beginner and experienced mappers welcome.
  • Help young New Yorkers become super heroes for the day when you volunteer at this annual fall festival, filled with obstacle courses, games, arts & crafts, face painting, and tons more.
  • Make compost, not trash. Clean up your park while you learn about city-wide composting at this morning playground clean-up event. You'll learn how NYC composts while beautifying a local community space.
  • Help beautify this freshwater pond on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. You'll remove invasive plants threatening to take over the landscape as you enjoy the beauty of the natural oasis that once supplied Brooklyn with fresh water.
  • Love animals? Love directly improving people's lives? After attending this orientation, you'll make house calls to walk pups, clean litter boxes, and help with other daily tasks that this organization's vulnerable clients can't do on their own.
  • Whether you consider yourself a thrifty spender or not, this two-hour course from Cents Ability will train you to teach financial skills to local teens. You'll help them discover what a budget is, the basics of credit, how to invest, how to pay for college, and more.
  • Looking for a long-term opportunity that will make a big impact on your fellow New Yorkers? If you have two hours every week, you can join English in Action and help students of all ages improve their English skills.
  • BK ROT is the city's first bike-powered, community-supported composting service, and they need your help to turn biodegradable trash into nutrient-rich treasure. Dress for the outdoors and get ready to work with some dirt.
  • Help deliver a little light to Bronx families in need. Donate a new toy, then stay for a free Thanksgiving turkey raffle, local shopping booths, kids' entertainment, and more.
  • Thanksgiving volunteer spots fill up quickly in the city, so sign on ASAP. Be sure to wear something warm to help Kings Theatre feed hungry Brooklynites under their outdoor courtyard tent.
  • In 2012, The New York Irish Center filled shoeboxes with gifts for families displaced by Hurricane Sandy. Seven years later, help them continue the tradition by making shoebox gifts for children in need on the Rockaways.
  • Spread the Christmas spirit in Queens this December by conducting fun activities and helping guests find their way during the Queens Botanical Garden's Christmas event.
  • Head to the non-sectarian Ascension School Homeless Shelter to set up beds, cook dishes, serve meals, and meet the people you're helping in person.
  • Safe Families for Children provides momentous support for parents in crisis by offering them coaching, therapy, and even safe spaces for their children. Learn more about the various roles you could provide, from resource donation to becoming a host family, at this info session.
  • Sip wine and enjoy holiday treats while you craft a personalized gift for a survivor of domestic violence. Enjoy this holiday party by The Shine Foundation, an organization helping domestic violence survivors get back on their feet.
  • This winter, beat your seasonal depression by getting your hands dirty. Repair garden beds, plant fruits and veggies, and pull weeds to help beautify this community garden before the snow melts.
  • When you head out into the cold, December air to volunteer at this special carnival, you'll help warm the season for 300 children living in homeless shelters.
  • Join the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in welcoming guests and distributing meals to hungry New Yorkers on the Saturday before Christmas.