SCHOOL YEAR OPPORTUNITIES FOR VOLUNTEER OR SOCIAL ACTION PROJECTS: ADIRONDACK SCHOOL OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK: 695-5294 Double H Hole in the Woods Camp Trick or Treating UNICEF Adopt a Soldier Program Adopt a Highway Clean Up for Earth Day Celebration Community Service Week- Nursing Homes, Child Centers, Adirondack Developmental Center- Corinth BALLSTON SPA MIDDLE SCHOOL: 884-7200 Junior National Honor Society … Read More
The Children’s Museum at Saratoga provides a safe and enriching place for all kids to learn and have fun. The Children’s Museum is always looking for volunteers to assist in daily tasks, office work, program assistants and much more. Open the door to rewarding experiences, unique opportunities and new friends. Discover hands-on volunteering fun and the satisfaction of knowing you … Read More
We are a group of volunteers dedicated to planning Saratoga’s observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (every January). We honor Dr. King by celebrating his life and work, and exploring the principles by which he lived. Dr. King was deeply committed to the principles of non-violence and social justice and understood these two principles were inextricably linked. … Read More
Youth 16 or older needed to assist in preschool special education classrooms.
Help out with voter registration (farmer’s markets, local schools) and candidate forums.
Head Start helps low-income children up to age 5 in starting their education. Youth volunteers, 16 years old and up, provide help as aides in classroom, office assistants and assist at PACTS- Home-Based Get-Togethers. Fill out a volunteer form on saratogaeoc.org.
Teens give an educated teen perspective on issues such as Safer Sex, Self-Esteem, Relationships, Communication, Drugs and Alcohol, Violence, Date Rapes, Homophobia, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment. Volunteers perform informed interactive presentations peer to peer on responsible decision-making about being a teen. Teen View frequently performs at youth conferences, school, parent-teacher organizations and churches.
The library helps people of all ages find books and audio materials and provides programs for educational and personal purpose. Teen volunteers, 6th grade and older can participate in Book Buddies, helping younger children with summer reading; special events; Teen Volunteer Job Fair, for young adults, grades 6-12 and their parents, 7-8 pm in the Community Room on the first … Read More
Students who are involved with their district high school and middle school SADD and/ or ATI chapters periodically work with Prevention Council educators who support SADD and or ATI Chapter efforts, including planning and participating in the annual SADD Safe Spring Conference held each spring at Skidmore College. We can help your school develop a SADD or ATI chapter.
High School students receive intensive training about restorative justice and the various roles of the court system. Trained students take on role as judge, court clerk, defense counsel, prosecuting counsel, and juror conducting sentencing hearings for 1st time, non-felony, nonviolent youthful offenders referred from family courts, town justice and city criminal courts and probation. All offenders are sentenced to some … Read More
Wellspring supports survivors and engages our community to end relationship violence and sexual abuse. Youth volunteers can get involved with programs: “Rape or Regret”, “In Her Shoes”, “In Their Shoes”, Ballston Area Community Allies, Project Hope and Power. Volunteer with support or educational groups. Age 18+ or older for hotline services.
YOU(th) Decide NY was developed to empower teenaged youth like you about the dangers of underage gambling and to share that knowledge with their peers, parents and communities. This is an opportunity for youth ages 12-17 to help make a real change in their community and to design a project in effort to have a positive impact on lessening underage … Read More