Outside of School Clubs - Scarsdale Schools by xiuliliaofz


									                                    Scarsdale High School

                  Community Organizations Student Volunteer Opportunities


Outside of School Clubs

Alternative Sports League For Special Needs Kids

Gwen Brown (mother)

Help coach special needs children (ages 7-13) from our community on Saturday afternoons.
Children will play soccer, basketball and baseball.

American Red Cross

Andrea Grimaldi

946-6500, ext. 450, Grimaldi@usa.redcross.org

106 North Broadway, White Plains

Students may work on fundraisers and special events such as blood drives, or do
clerical/administrative work. ARC will provide health and safety education as well as disaster
preparedness training.

Blythedale Children’s Hospital

Ann Woodcock, Director Volunteer Services

831-2428, annw@blythedale.org

Bradhurst Avenue, Valhalla, NY

Student volunteers (age 15 and up) must be willing to make an ongoing time commitment of at
least 40 hours per year. They volunteer with children as well as in hospital offices. Afternoon
and weekend hours available.

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Gail Cornacchia

785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains
Volunteers may help patients with therapeutic recreational activities and may escort/transport
patients to various programs within the facility. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and
have had a recent TB test.

Esplanade Senior Residence

Joy Ann Grune

761-8100, ext. 1306, Esplanadefam@aol.com

95 South Broadway, White Plains

Volunteers participate in social, recreational and educational programs for seniors, including
teaching basic computer skills, arts and crafts, and friendly visits. Volunteers needed on
weekends in the early afternoons.

Gilda’s Club, Westchester

Amy Mlodzianowski, Program Director

644-8844, amlodzianowski@gildasclubwestchester.org

Miranda Dold, Outreach&Volunteer Coordinator

644-8844, mdold@gildasclubwestchester.org

80 Maple Avenue, White Plains

Gilda’s Club is a support community for people with cancer, their families and friends. Student
volunteers can assist in children’s programs, special events and projects, and as outreach

Greenburgh Nature Center

Travis Brady, Animal Museum Manager

813-1830 or 813-1835 (Alison)

99 Dromore Road, Edgemont

Students may help out with special events or volunteer on a regular basis in the live animal
museum, caring for the center’s 120 small animals and interacting with the public. Other
volunteer opportunities may exist in the greenhouse or grounds, but most activities are hands-on,
live animal handling for the public. Volunteers needed weekends (9-5) or afternoons (1-5 p.m.)
Volunteers receive special training and orientation.
Heartsong for Music and Art Therapy

Joy Grenci, Program Coordinator

725-9272 joy.grenci@heartsong.org

590 Central Avenue, Scarsdale

Volunteers learn techniques used to engage children with disabilities in music and art therapy
sessions, held under the supervision of certified music and art therapists. Saturdays (9 a.m.-2
p.m) at Concordia College in Bronxville or at Good Counsel Academy in White Plains.

Hope Community Services

Carol Tram

636-4010, hopeserves@aol.com

50 Washington Avenue, New Rochelle

Student volunteers help set-up, serve and clean up at soup kitchen. They may also assist with
food drives.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Kathryn Fox,

686-7700, kfox@jdrf.org

30 Glenn Street, Ste. 203 White Plains NY 10603

Volunteers needed for labeling and assembling mailings. Office experience credit may be given.

Kids B.A.S.E.

Johnna Locoparra, Program Coordinator

472-5409, jlocoparra@kblsmail.org

307 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale

Student volunteers are needed to help with homework, indoor activities, outside play and one-on-
one buddying with elementary school children. A weekly commitment is expected (with
flexibility). Experience with young children is helpful, but not required. Monday-Friday, 3-6:30
Lord’s Pantry

Joan McGovern, Director


(348 S. Lexington Avenue, White Plains NY 10605)

Facility located at St. Bernard’s Church, Prospect and Bryant Ave. in White Plains. (914)287-
6445. (Ask for Rose or Maureen)

Students will help assemble/package hot meals for homebound AIDS patients. Delivery help also
appreciated, if student able to drive. Weekdays, 2-5:30 p.m.

March of Dimes

Sari Berliner, Volunteer coordinator

997-4465, Sberliner@marchofdimes.com

1275 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains

Student volunteers who have computer and data entry skills are needed to do internet research
and to help assemble mailings.

My Sister’s Place

Sharon Tetrault

683-1333, stetrault@mysistersplaceny.org

2 Lyon Place, White Plains

My Sister’s Place is a private, not-for-profit agency that provides shelter and support services to
battered women and their children.

The Pinwheel Project

Sandee Martensen, Executive Director

(914)358-1333 Pinwheelproject@hotmail.com

Volunteers provide programs and services to children and their families during a pediatric stay at
Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and Weill Cornell Medical Center in NY. Volunteers provide
friendly visits using carts stocked with games, crafts, books and videos. Scheduling is flexible.
Salvation Army

Claire Wares

949-2908 Claire.wares@use.salvationarmy.org

16 Sterling Avenue, White Plains

Weekday afternoons, student volunteers help elementary school children with homework.
Sunday Soup Kitchen needs volunteers to help with meal preparation, serving and cleanup (12-3
p.m.) Summer Day Camp (9 a.m-3 p.m.) needs volunteers to serve as counselors, helping to run
the program for elementary school-age students (must be 16 years old to volunteer)

Scarsdale-Edgemont Family Counseling

Margaret Hambley

723-3281, mhambley@sfcsinc.org

404 Harwood Building, Scarsdale NY

Volunteers do outreach with senior citizens. Training and supervision are provided.

Scarsdale Teen Center

Kendra Porter, Director

722-8358, scarsdaleteencenter@gmail.com

Tashica, Assistant Director

722-8358, stc.assistdirect@gmail.com

862 Scarsdale Avenue, Scarsdale

Student volunteers participate in activities required to run the Teen Center, including planning
field trips, weekend events, fundraising activities, or writing for the newsletter. Participation
hours are flexible.

Sound Shore Medical Center

Josephine Catallano, Volunteer Director


16 Guion Place, New Rochelle
Student volunteers assist in administrative areas. Weekends, 3 hours per day, minimum 30 hours
of service during the year. Orientation and training provided. Must have updated immunization
records and TB screening.

South East Consortium (SEC)

Dawn Lopez Calle

698-7125, dlopezcalle@SECREC.org

740 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck

SEC provides year-round therapeutic recreation for developmentally disabled youth, teens and
adults. Volunteers may assist with a wide range of activities: sports, fitness, music, art, and
holiday party planning as well as Special Olympics and fundraising.

Sprain Brook Manor

Marlo Dearci, Recreation Director


77 Jackson Avenue, Scarsdale

Students volunteer to work with a geriatric population, participating in creative/recreational
activities. Help is needed with Thursday night bingo from 4:30-7:30 p.m and recreation on
Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

TVCC/Scarsdale Forum

Johnathan E. Lewis

917-837-2236, lewis@samsonca.com

Scarsdale’s community-lead civics organization, dealing with research on Scarsdale topics, such
as neighborhood character and preservation issues, sustainability issues, municipal services and
education. Student volunteers are needed to work with various committees on organizing
archival materials and conducting research on community-related issues.

United Hebrew Geriatric Center

Linda Forman

632-2804, ext 224, Lforman@uhgc.org

391 Pelham Road, New Rochelle
A not-for-profit, non-sectarian campus serving seniors. Community service after school and
weekends to work in the boutique, make regular friendly visits, teach computers, do arts and
crafts, help transport patients, or play musical instrument/entertain.

United Way of Westchester


Click on the Youth Volunteer Guidebook for a wealth of volunteer opportunities, sorted by
location, areas interest, and activities. Find somewhere to volunteer close to home or by interest
area. Website directs you to local agencies (supported by the United Way) needing volunteers.

Westchester Medical Center

Carol Forrest, Volunteer Department

493-5245, forrestc@wcmc.com

Valhalla NY

Volunteers work in different areas of the hospital, in direct and indirect patient care areas.
Volunteers must be 16, complete a screening and orientation process, and be willing to volunteer
for 3 hours per week. Read the full list of volunteer opportunities at:

White Plains Hospital Center Scarecrow Festival

Joan Toder, Volunteers Coordinator

723-6032 joanrichtoder@worldnet.att.net

Student volunteers can help run the Scarecrow Festival held on a mid-October weekend. Festival
is held at the Kids B.A.S.E parking lot. Three shifts available.

White Plains Hospital Center

Bettina Laverty, Volunteer Services

681-2103, blaverty@wphospital.org

Davis Avenue and Post Road, White Plains

Students work in various capacities after school and weekends. Requires a commitment of 70-90
hours per year. Interview, application, medical form and orientation required.

In-School Volunteers
Help classroom teachers at SHS (weekly commitment) Sign up in September in counseling

SHS Tour Guides

Student volunteers provide tours of SHS to incoming students and their families from around the
world! Commitment is “as needed”. Sign up in September in the counseling offices

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