Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities

Below are employment and volunteer opportunities from donateNYC Partners. Listings are updated periodically; please check back to learn about new opportunities.

donateNYC Partner Job Opportunities:

Big Reuse

NYC Organics Collection Outreach Associate

Big Reuse is a non-profit organization supporting community based environmental initiatives. Big Reuse focuses on the reuse of building materials, work training, and community composting. Big Reuse seeks to create a green economy with living wage jobs through social enterprise.

Big Reuse is hiring for the following positions:


NYC Organics Collection Outreach Associate

Goodwill Industries NY/NJ

Multiple Positions Available

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey currently has multiple job openings across several fields. Various positions are available throughout New York City and New Jersey. Goodwill Industries of NY/NJ believes in the “Power of Work” and seeks employees looking for a rewarding career where their work makes a difference in the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.

For more information and to apply, visit Goodwill’s career page.

Housing Works

Multiple Positions Available

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Housing Works’ mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through advocacy, lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses. Housing Works accepts a variety of reusable items for its network of second-hand stores; all of the profits go to support the Housing Works mission. The Housing Works Thrift Shops, Bookstore Café, and Buy the Bag Shop generate funds that directly provide their clients with housing, healthcare, job training, legal services, and more.

Please click here for all opportunities.

PowerMyLearning

Multiple Positions Available

PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all children are able to power their learning through a combination of technology and the people who matter most to their success – parents and teachers. Their mission is to help students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes.

PowerMyLearning is hiring for the following positions:


Managing Director of Partnerships
Part-Time Family Trainer – Bilingual (Spanish)
Part-Time Family Trainer – Bilingual (Mandarin)
Part-Time Customer Service Representative

Animal Care Centers of NYC

Multiple Positions Available

Animal Care Centers of NYC’s mission is to end animal homelessness in NYC. Please click here to view open positions.

Billion Oyster Project

Education Grant Project Manager

Billion Oyster Project, an initiative of the New York Harbor Foundation, is an ecosystem restoration and education project aimed at restoring one billion live oysters to New York Harbor while engaging hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren through restoration based STEM education programs.

BOP is currently seeking an Education Grant Project Manager.

Bottomless Closet

Office Manager

Bottomless Closet promotes economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women in NYC who are transition from unemployment and public assistance to work, by providing them with interviewing skills, business clothing, ongoing career development, financial management assistance, and support programs.

Bottomless Closet is currently looking for a full-time Office Manager.

CancerCare

Graphic Designer and Senior Media Relations Coordinator

CancerCare is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free, professional support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer.

CancerCare is hiring for the following positions:

Graphic Designer
Senior Media Relations Coordinator

City Harvest

Multiple Positions Available

City Harvest works to end hunger in communities throughout New York City.

Please click here for all opportunities.

Harlem United

Multiple Positions Available

As one of New York City’s largest and most innovative HIV/AIDS organizations, Harlem United provides exciting opportunities for anyone interested in public health, social work, community-based healthcare, supportive housing, or HIV prevention, education, and outreach.

Please click here for all opportunities.

Hour Children

Facilities & Maintenance Assistant and Development Coordinator

Hour Children helps incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent, and secure lives.

Hour Children is hiring for the following positions:

Facilities & Maintenance Assistant
Development Coordinator

NAICA

Multiple Positions Available

The Neighborhood Association for Inter-Cultural Affairs, Inc., (NAICA) is a non-for-profit corporation that has been providing housing intervention and assistance services to residents of the Bronx since it was established in 1974.

Please click here for job opportunities.

Nazareth Housing

Multiple Positions Available

Nazareth Housing is committed to the promotion of housing stability and economic independence among low income families and individuals in New York City through the provision of homelessness prevention services, emergency family shelter, supportive housing, and urgent needs assistance.

Please click here to view open positions.

New York Cares

Multiple Positions Available

Every year, through New York Cares, 64,000 people volunteer to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of fellow New Yorkers.

Please click here for all opportunities.

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Multiple Positions Available

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) strives to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth, and advance toward self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement, and support services.

Click here for employment opportunities.

Person Centered Care Services

Multiple Positions Available

Person Centered Care Services (PCCS) is a nonprofit organization creating social change within communities by supporting people with disabilities on their search for identity and acceptance.

Please click here for all opportunities.

donateNYC Partner Volunteer Positions:

The Church of Good Deeds

The Church of Good Deeds is looking for committed volunteers, which may result in a spot on our Advisory Council or Board of Directors, and/or possibly a paid position in the future. We most need a webmaster, grant writer, and business planner.

Contact for more information.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a retail store concept that accepts donations of overstocked, used, discontinued items and salvageable building materials donated by manufacturers, stores, contractors and individuals. Items can include new and gently used furniture, building materials, appliances, cabinetry, sinks, countertops, and household and décor items. The ReStore then sells those items to the public at a reduced cost, typically 50-80% percent off the original retail value.

For more information, visit the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Volunteer Page.

Housing Works

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Housing Works’ mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through advocacy, lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses. Housing Works accepts a variety of reusable items for its network of second-hand stores; all of the profits go to support the Housing Works mission. The Housing Works Thrift Shops, Bookstore Café, and Buy the Bag Shop generate funds that directly provide their clients with housing, healthcare, job training, legal services, and more.

Click here for more information on volunteering at a thrift shop or here for more information on volunteering at the Bookstore Cafe.

Big Reuse

Big Reuse is a non-profit organization supporting community based environmental initiatives. Big Reuse focuses on the reuse of building materials, work training, and community composting. Big Reuse seeks to create a green economy with living wage jobs through social enterprise.

Many positions and projects are available – please click here for more details.

FABSCRAP

FABSCRAP provides convenient pickup of fabric scraps from commercial businesses as well as fashion and design brands in NYC. FABSCRAP works with an engaged network of students, artists, crafters, local designers, and industrial processors, using new technologies to reuse and recycle fabric to maximize its diversion from landfills.

For volunteer opportunities, visit the FABSCRAP volunteer page.

Recycle-A-Bicycle

Recycle-A-Bicycle (RAB) is a community-based bike shop and 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that facilitates job training and environmental education. Through innovative programs such as Earn-A-Bike, Green Jobs Training Programs, High School Internships, Recycled Arts Workshops, Summer Youth Employment Program, and Kids Ride Club, RAB is dedicated to the health, development, stewardship, and empowerment of NYC youth. Every purchase from our storefronts directly supports our youth programs and environmental initiatives.

Click here for more information on volunteer opportunities.

Materials for the Arts

Materials for the Arts provides volunteer opportunities for individuals, businesses, and community organizations. Volunteers at MFTA directly serve New York City's artistic and educational communities by performing tasks in the warehouse. Corporate team-building opportunities are also available.

Click here for more information.

PowerMyLearning

PowerMyLearning is a national non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all children are able to power their learning through a combination of technology and the people who matter most to their success – parents and teachers. Their mission is to help students in low-income communities, together with their teachers and families, harness the power of digital learning to improve educational outcomes. If you live near a PowerMyLearning regional office, you can volunteer to help at our Family Learning Workshops. These workshops, which are a critical component of our family engagement work, take place on Saturdays at local public schools.

Click here for more information.

Rebuilding Together NYC

Rebuilding Together NYC is a nonprofit organization for safe and healthy housing that provides critical home repairs, accessibility modifications, and workforce training to low-income persons and nonprofit facilities.

Click here for volunteer opportunities.

Animal Care Centers of NYC

Animal Care Centers of NYC’s mission is to end animal homelessness in NYC. ACC currently has three volunteer programs within the organization: companion volunteers, support programs volunteers, and fosters.

For more information, click here.

Art Start

Art Start connects New York City’s artists and creatively-minded professionals with underserved children to make masterpieces. Over 25 years, Art Start’s enlisted over 11,000 volunteer artists to help deliver our nationally recognized model of arts-education.

Art Start volunteers have many ways to contribute to our mission, but the main one is to be a Workshop Volunteer in the Homeless Youth Outreach program: click here for more information.

Billion Oyster Project

Billion Oyster Project, an initiative of the New York Harbor Foundation, is an ecosystem restoration and education project aimed at restoring one billion live oysters to New York Harbor while engaging hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren through restoration based STEM education programs.

Volunteer to build wire mesh reef structures, oyster cages, wash and prepare recycled shells, maintain the oyster nursery, monitor oyster reefs, and more.

Bottomless Closet

Bottomless Closet promotes economic self-sufficiency for disadvantaged women in NYC who are transition from unemployment and public assistance to work, by providing them with interviewing skills, business clothing, ongoing career evelopment, financial management assistance, and support programs.

For volunteer opportunities, click here.

Career Gear

Career Gear promotes the economic independence of low-income men by providing financial literacy training, a network of support, professional attire, career development tools, job-readiness and essential life-skills training that help men enter the workforce, stay employed and become role models and mentors to their families and communities.

Click here for information on volunteering.

Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation

The Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation is committed to providing immediate relief to Midtown Manhattan’s homeless population.

Volunteers are a key component to the food services and respite bed programs.

Harlem United

As one of New York City’s largest and most innovative HIV/AIDS organizations, Harlem United provides exciting opportunities for anyone interested in public health, social work, community-based healthcare, supportive housing, or HIV prevention, education, and outreach.

For volunteer opportunities, click here.

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center provides resources to empower Bronx residents from cradle to career to advance education and well-being for a vibrant community. KHCC seeks volunteers through three main areas: service & skills, membership, and weekly internships & volunteerism.

Click here for more information.

Little Essentials

Little Essentials is a nonprofit organization that improves the health, safety and well-being of children ages 0-4 living in poverty by providing urgently needed resources and parenting education to families in crisis. Through their network of community partner organizations, they provide safe sleep solutions, strollers, car seats, clothing, diapers and other baby essentials to families living in poverty.

Volunteers are needed to sort donated clothing and other items.

Nazareth Housing

Nazareth Housing is committed to the promotion of housing stability and economic independence among low income families and individuals in New York City through the provision of homelessness prevention services, emergency family shelter, supportive housing, and urgent needs assistance.

Click here for information about volunteer roles.

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) strives to help disadvantaged youth and adults recognize their own self-worth, and advance toward self-sufficiency and financial security through job training, academic reinforcement, improved life skills, job placement, and support services.

Click here to learn about volunteer positions.

PAWS NY

The mission of PAWS NY is to help New York City's most vulnerable residents remain with their pets by delivering critical programs and services through a community of partners and volunteers.

Learn about volunteer opportunities here.