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:

Materials for the Arts

Director of Operations

Materials for the Arts is hiring a Director of Operations to oversee warehouse operations, administration, general management issues, and facility maintenance. To apply go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search for Job Opening ID # 303184.

Big Reuse

Reuse Associate & 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:
Reuse Associate
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.

Housing works is hiring for various positions in both their stores and social services departments.

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.

In the New York City region, PowerMyLearning has partnered with more than 100 schools and served more than 40,000 students, along with their families and teachers since 1999. They leverage digital learning to transform low-income school communities, promote educational equity, and improve student achievement.

PowerMyLearning is hiring for the following positions on a rolling basis:
Manager of School Partnerships
Customer Service Representative
Family Trainer – Bilingual (Spanish)
Registration Coordinator

Rebuilding Together NYC

Multiple Positions Available

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.

Rebuilding Together is hiring for the following positions:
Job Placement Coordinator
Instructor, Workforce Training Program
Manager, Workforce Training Program

donateNYC Partner Volunteer Positions:

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, 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.

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. In the past year alone, more than 1,000 RAB youth collectively refurbished 500 bicycles, pedaled 24,000 miles, and burned 1,750,000 calories. On average, RAB salvages 1,800 bicycles each year from the waste stream, diverting a total of 45,000 pounds of waste from NYC's landfills. Every purchase from our storefronts directly supports our youth programs and environmental initiatives.

Click here for more information on volunteer opportunities.