Volunteer Opportunities

We would love to help you explore the ways in which your gifts and passions can be expressed in one of our ministries.  For more information, call Daphné Leblanc at 212-787-1566 or email her at  dleblanc@westendchurch.org.

Community Ministries

Broadway Community, Inc

A faith- and community-based social service organization that strives to make a difference in the lives of the people who walk through our doors. They provide emergency food, clothing and shelter to those in need,as well as long-term support aimed at healing the body, mind and spirit.


Greenpoint Reformed Church

Greenpoint is made up of people from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, and live diverse lives, but share a common belief that all people belong in the community of God.  “Feeding people is a big part of what we do  and who we are.”

Contact: Volunteering at the soup kitchen or food pantry email Pastor CB  at: CB@greenpointchurch.org 


Interfaith Assembly

The Assembly is committed to confronting the  unconscionable and unacceptable reality of homelessness in New York City. They seek to mobilize communities of faith to empower all people, to advocate public policies to eliminate homelessness, and strive for the transformation of society.

 

National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction

Since 1951 NFFR supports emotional and medical care for patients with facial disfigurement.

Contact: Master Volunteer Program


One Stop Senior Services

One Stop Services and Programs are designed to help elderly, impoverished people who often find themselves in untenable situations.

Contact: Ruth-Ellen Simmonds, Executive Director, at (212) 864-7900


Psychotherapy and Spirituality Institute

PSI helps restore hope, health and healing to individuals, families, communities, and organizations by providing professional counseling, consulting, and educational services.

 

Room for All

Responding to the inclusive love of God revealed in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Spirit, Room for All is a community of Christ-followers in the Reformed Church in America. They are committed  to the welcome and affirmation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and their allies, while pursuing grace-filled dialogue with those who believe differently.

 

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Crime Victims Center

CVTC is the largest, most comprehensive hospital-based victim assistance program in New York State. CVTC has provided a model for other health care institutions in the United States and around the world in its respectful treatment of survivors of family and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and other forms of violence and crime.

 

 St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Food Program

Provides emergency and supplemental food to families or individuals who live in the Mohegan Lake and greater Yorktown-Cortlandt area. In addition, The Food Pantry seeks to provide nutritional, health, educational/employment opportunities, food stamp eligibility and referral information to facilitate our guests in moving beyond the need for emergency/supplemental food.

Contact: Terry Berardi:  stmarysmlfoodpantry@yahoo.com


Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Center

SBNC has existed to assist low- and moderate-income families of the Upper West Side by providing direct counseling and services in the areas of affordable housing, neighborhood stabilization, economic self-sufficiency, and youth development.

 

The Doe Fund Inc.

Ready, Willing & Able is a 9 to 12 month transitional work program and provides graduates with lifelong resources. For our "men in blue," graduation means the obtainment of a full-time job, housing, and sobriety. The program consists of four phases.


The Dome Project, Inc.

Assists young people who are economically, socially, and academically challenged to focus on their education as a means to success. They hold three programs in order to provide youngsters with alternatives to the negative pressures they face everyday in their communities: the Juvenile Justice Program, Academic Tutoring Program, and College Prep Program

 

West End Residencies

West End Residencies provides safe and supportive transitional and permanent housing together with comprehensive services that assist and empower homeless and formerly homeless youth, families, and older adults to live full and productive lives.

 

Westside Campaign Against Hunger

Through a supermarket style food pantry, Westside Campaign Against Hunger alleviates hunger and creates a culture that promotes self-reliance.

 

AIR Harlem

a.i.r. harlem, which stands for asthma intervention and relief, was created to help asthmatic kids stay healthy, in school, and out of the hospital.  Their mission is to improve the quality of life and academic achievement of asthmatic children, helping families break the revolving cycle of poverty that is worsened by chronic disease.

Contact: Volunteer sign-up

 

Blanton-Peale Institute

The Blanton-Peale Counseling Center serves the needs of a wide and diverse community. They offer mental health treatment and services that respect the spirituality and faith experiences of its clients.

 

Denominational Ministries

New Brunswick Theological Seminary

 

Reformed Church in America

 

RCA Care Network ( formerly Reformed Church  World Service)

CARE stands for Compassionate Action and Relief Efforts. Compassionate action and relief are the keys to success for both immediate needs and long term recovery.CARE Network seeks to help people who are impacted by hunger, poverty, or natural disasters.

Contact: Volunteer or Kristin VanKampen

 

The Warwick Center

Camp Warwick is a premier Christian summer camp nestled on a 465 acre hilltop estate. Since 1959, we have offered a variety of youth summer camps.

 

Union Theological Seminary

 

Western Theological Seminary