100 Hour Volunteer Campaign

NACLI is celebrating our 100th year Anniversary 1919 - 2019

We have launched our 100 hour campaign of volunteer service to commemorate the occasion.

Please join NACLI by registering on our volunteer page, and log your volunteer hours to help us reach our goal.

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Listed below are Brooklyn and Queens opportunities followed by events in LI. Bklyn and Qns are through NY Cares website. Long Island events are through LI CaresTo get more information about these events listed below, or to have NACLI partner with an upcoming opportunity, email NACLI with the details info@nacli.net

Volunteer Opportunities in bklyn and queens with NY Cares in April

Prep Meals with Citymeals-on-Wheels in Williamsburg,  BKLYN Saturday, April 13, 2019   9:00am - 12:00pm  12 SPOTS

Help to prepare or deliver hot nutritious meals to homebound seniors. Volunteers can choose between meal preparations in the kitchen or deliver the meals on foot in a group. Kitchen volunteer should:
• be comfortable using sharp objects such as knives
• be able to lift objects
• spend the entire project on their feet
Delivery volunteers should:
• Be able to walk for up to one hour
• walk up and down stairs
• Work as part of a team of 2 or 3 delivering meals

Gardening at Sisters with Purpose EAST NEW YORK,   BKLYN  SATURDAY, APRIL 13   8:00 AM - 11:30 AM    4 SPOTS

Help with this exciting new project with Sisters with Purpose in setting up their community farm for this upcoming season! Help needed planting vegetables and building raised beds.

GARDEN KICKOFF WITH FOOD FIRST RED HOOK,  BKLYN   SAT.  APRIL 13 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  9 SPOTS

It's Spring and Food First Garden in Red Hook is ready to start digging! We planted winter rye in the fall to restore nutrients to the soil of our raised beds and will need to work it into the soil. We will also pick up and distribute compost to all the beds in preparation for planting. If time allows, we will begin to plant cold weather crops. Get ready for a few hours of invigorating outdoor work! We look forward to your participation.

Assist The City Harvest Mobile Market - Queens II ASTORIA,  QUEENS  SATURDAY, APRIL 27  8:45 AM - 12:00 PM  6 SPOTS

Our New York Cares team will work alongside City Harvest volunteers in a greenmarket setting to sort, bag, and distribute 15-18,000 lbs of fresh produce to hundreds of families in need. Please dress accordingly and wear sturdy shoes. All projects are rain or shine! Volunteers should be prepared to work on their feet for the duration of the project (3 hours)

Urban Farming with East New York Farms - Pink Houses Community Farm   EAST NEW YORK,  BKLYN  SATURDAY,  APRIL 27  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  7 SPOTS

URBAN FARMING WITH EAST NEW YORK FARMS- UCC FARM  UNITED COMMUNITY CENTERS   EAST NEW YORK,  BROOKLYN  SATURDAY,  APRIL 27  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  9 SPOTS

Help farmers grow fresh local produce for community members in need!  New York Cares' Farm to Pantry program connects volunteers to local farms to food pantries in needful communities, striving to increase access to fresh produce throughout NYC.  At East New York Farm, volunteers will work directly with professional farmers to assist with all farming aspects, from composting and weeding, to harvesting and processing crops to building benches and raised beds. Volunteers will also assist with produce distribution to community members in need, in partnership with CAMBA.  All helpers will also have the opportunity to learn from farm staff both informally and through occasional workshops.

MORNING ORGANIZE THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY- NEW UTRECHT BRANCH  BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY - NEW UTRECHT BRANCH

BENSONHURST,   BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, APRIL 13  10:15 AM - 12:15 PM   6 SPOTS

BENSONHURST,   BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, APRIL 20  10:15 AM - 12:15 PM   11 SPOTS

BENSONHURST,   BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, APRIL 27  10:15 AM - 12:15 PM   11 SPOTS

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY - CLINTON HILL BRANCH

CLINTON HILL,   BROOKLYN  SATURDAY, APRIL 27  10:15 AM - 12:15 PM   10 SPOTS

Provide much needed support for our public libraries. Sort Children's sections, shelve books, prepare reserve items, weed out old circulations and other general library assistance. All volunteers must be comfortable with alphabetization, bending, stretching, and light lifting. All volunteers new to BPL will need to complete a basic volunteer application on site the front desk.

COMPUTER TUTORIALS AT THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY  2 SPOTS

BKLYN, PUBLIC LIBRARY CENTRAL LIBRARY  BROOKLYN SAT, APRIL 27 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Connect adults and seniors with basic computer skills. Work to develop their computer knowledge through the introduction of Microsoft Office Suite and internet browsing.

This project is part of National Volunteer Week, a volunteer recognition movement created by Points of Light and supported by New York Cares. As a volunteer on April 15-22, you continue to affirm that volunteers have the power to unlock the potential in New York City.                                                                                                                                             SWIM MEET WITH NYC PARKS CITYWIDE AQUATICS   17 spots

CORONA PARK AQUATIC CENTER 131-40 FOWLER AVENUE CORONA, NY 11368

QUEENS  SUNDAY, APRIL 28  8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Support young swimmers (ages 6-18) as they compete against others from all five boroughs. Serve as official timekeepers for the races and maybe even see the next Michael Phelps. No knowledge of swimming is required. An orientation will be provided at the beginning of the shift. Bring a bagged lunch to enjoy and wear flip flops, as street shoes are not permitted on the pool decks.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Volunteer Opportunities in Li in April

STEP INTO SPRING FOOD DRIVEs WITH SHOPRITE & LI CARES

Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th @ ShopRite, 1121 Jerusalem Ave, Uniondale 10:00am-1:00pm, 12:30pm-3:30pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th @ ShopRite, 1510 Old Country Rd, Riverhead 10:00am-1:00pm, 12:30pm-3:30pm, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Volunteers will set up an LI Cares table outside the store, hand out lists of our most-needed items to customers as they enter the store, and collect donations as they leave. 6 volunteers needed per shift. Volunteers must be 9 years or older (under 18 must be accompanied by adult). If you are interested in signing up, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at licvolunteer@licares.org. You must respond with all of the following information:

1. Full names of all volunteers 2. Age of volunteers if not 18 years or older 3. Name of parent/guardian attending with minor (if applicable) 4. Contact Phone number 5. Date(s) and time(s) of event(s) you are interested in. All volunteer opportunities filled on a first-come, first-served basis. WWW.LICARES.ORG

Mobile School Pantry distribution in the Brentwood School District: 

Monday, April 15: 5:00pm-5:45pm - East Elementary, 50 Timberline Dr., Brentwood 

Monday, April 15:  6:00pm-6:45pm - Twin Pines & Pine Park Elementary, 2 Mur Pl., Brentwood 

Thursday, April 18: 5:00pm-5:45pm - Oak Park Elementary, 775 Wisconsin Ave. Bay Shore

Thursday, April 18:  6:00pm-6:45pm – Laurel & Loretta Elementary, 48 Swan Lane, Brentwood 

Volunteers will help distribute pre-packed bags of food to families. Age 18+ please. please indicate date(s)/time(s) you wish to volunteer, & include a contact phone number. Send information to licvolunteer@licares.org All volunteer opportunities filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

LONG ISLAND CARES   GUS’ GROCERY - @ LIC Warehouse in Hauppauge   

volunteer age 18+ needed April 10th, 17th & 24th from 9:00am-12:00pm. Volunteer will: assist member agencies as they make selections from Gus’ Grocery fresh produce area; record distributions to agencies; & stock refrigerator with produce. Must be able to lift produce from pallet to refrigerator. 

MOBILE SCHOOL PANTRY BAG PACKING - @ LIC Warehouse in Hauppauge

Thursday, April 11th from 10:00am-12:00pm or 1:00pm-3:00pm

Friday, April 12th from 10:00am-12:00pm 

15 volunteers age 18+ needed per shift to pack bags of food for our mobile school pantry. Some bending and lifting required. The LIC office/warehouse is located at 10 Davids Dr. on the corner of Adams Ave. in the Hauppauge Industrial Park To sign up for any of these, or for more information, please email our volunteer coordinator at licvolunteer@licares.org with all of the following information:

1. Name, date and time of event 2. Full names of all volunteers 3. Contact Phone number

Group Volunteer in Warehouse in Hauppauge with Long Island Cares we can organize a day for nacli

Groups of up to 15 people can volunteer to sort and pack food for distribution. We schedule groups weekdays from either 10:00-12:00 (except Wednesdays) or 1:00-3:00. This is an ongoing event to schedule as needed. If you are interested, or have any questions, please let NACLI know.



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