Community Bulletin Board
The Community Bulletin Board is a list of external non-library related organizations in Queens offering volunteer opportunities. The Bulletin Board is a courtesy to assist the public to identify service projects within Queens. Contact the host organizations directly for more information about listings found through this page. Queens Public Library does not endorse the organizations or listings found through this page.
We offer a variety of opportunities throughout Queens. We offer opportunities to work with people of all ages and backgrounds. From school to camp. Indoors and outdoors. Weekly opportunities to annual events, Commonpoint is one of Queens largest social service providers and will enlist you depending on your skill sets and interests.
You can visit our website to stay up to date with volunteer and internship opportunities at https://queensbotanical.org/volunteer/.
Recruiting for volunteers 18+ who enjoy interacting with Older Adults, have a topic they'd like to share, are comfortable leading an interactive class via video chat. The facilitator for the "Virtual Senior Center" program is a flexible recurring position which can occur day, evening or weekend. It provides an opportunity to lead one hour, interactive classes on a topic of your interest which could include the arts, history, news, health, computer training, brain games, the sciences, literature, etc.!
We are seeking Reading Partners (Literacy Tutors) who will provide one-on-one tutoring for students K-4 reading below grade level in our Queens schools. Our volunteer tutors have varied experience, ranging from high school students to stay-at-home parents to retirees. No prior teaching experience is required. We only require that our volunteers be at least 14 years old and commit to at least an hour a week for a full semester.
All new volunteers will attend a tutor orientation to learn more about Reading Partners’ mission, model, and tutoring strategies. Volunteers are also required to pass a background check.
Calling all science enthusiasts! The World Science Festival returns to New York City from May 28 - June 2, 2019. As a volunteer, you’ll be immersed in a week full of explorative and engaging science activities, assisting staff on one or more of our 70-plus events throughout New York City—from youth and family events to in-depth conversations and our show-stopping gala. Submit a Volunteer Application online here. Volunteers must be 16 and older.