Every year, through New York Cares, 64,000 people volunteer to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of fellow New Yorkers. Our volunteers provide essential services to improve education, meet immediate needs, and revitalize the city’s public spaces.
New York Cares prides itself on a culture of excellence, defined by integrity, reliability and professionalism. We have been awarded The New York Times Nonprofit Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding management practices, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The NonProfit Times, Crain’s New York, The Princeton Review and The Wall Street Journal have all recognized New York Cares as a top-notch employer.
The Winter Wishes Seasonal Program Manager will help the New York Cares Education and Family Programs Department by assisting with data entry; creating and mailing event collateral; leading volunteers in various service programs, and completing administrative tasks as needed. This Seasonal Manager plays a large role in ensuring that all 35,000 children, teens & seniors participating in the Winter Wishes program receive gifts from New York Cares volunteers this holiday season. This position will run from September through December, and at least one Saturday work day will be required.
Each year, New York Cares works with over 100 community partners, including homeless shelters, schools, and nonprofit organizations, to provide holiday gifts for children, teens, and seniors living in poverty, many of whom would not otherwise receive gifts during the holiday season. To accomplish this, New York Cares collects and screens more than 35,000 gift requests and sends them to volunteers who purchase, wrap, and send the gifts to our partners. This year marks the 28th Anniversary of the Winter Wishes Program.
October 20th will mark the 27th Annual New York Cares Day for Schools. New York Cares is seeking a seasonal employee to manage the supply distribution from the Department of Education warehouse located in Long Island City, Queens. The Warehouse Manager will oversee a Warehouse Associate, and will work in partnership with the Public Spaces & Events Officer to receive supply orders, pull supplies, and deliver them to the loading dock for pick-up. The position requires strong organizational, problem-solving, and customer service skills as well as the ability to self-motivate.
October 20th will mark the 27th Annual New York Cares Day for Schools. New York Cares is seeking a seasonal employee to facilitate the supply distribution from the Department of Education warehouse located in Long Island City, Queens. The New York Cares Day for Schools Warehouse Team will work in partnership with the Public Spaces & Events Officer to receive supply orders, pull the supplies, and deliver them to the loading dock for pick-up. The position requires very strong organizational, problem-solving, and customer service skills as well as the ability to self-motivate.
Reporting to the Officer, Vulnerable Populations and Financial Security, this position leads New York Cares’ efforts to enlist and direct thousands of volunteers each year in corporate service events and year-round, volunteer-led projects that facilitate socialization for senior citizens, adults, and other vulnerable populations across the five boroughs including recreation, fitness, and cognitive health-based programs.
Reporting to the Officer, Volunteer Relations, the Volunteer Relations Manager is responsible for proper supervision and support of our full volunteer database. New York Cares volunteers mobilize on a variety of projects city-wide, providing support to hundreds of thousands of vulnerable New Yorkers each year. This role is accountable for fostering an environment where volunteers can thrive by providing exceptional customer service across several technology platforms and ensuring that all policies and procedures are upheld. To ensure a great volunteer experience, this role will elicit and provide feedback, and work through volunteer issues as they arise. The Volunteer Relations Manager will monitor volunteer satisfaction and engagement to evaluate the effectiveness of our support systems and other volunteer management functions.
The Web Developer will be responsible for the development and technical maintenance of the New York Cares website. The website is an integral part of our volunteer’s digital experience with New York Cares. They should have essential knowledge of software development and design, be a quick learner and enjoy refining their development skills.
Examples of potential upcoming projects include a Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 migration and implementing a re-envisioned user experience across multiple digital channels.
The position will report to the Director of Technology and collaborate with other members of the four person technology team to meet all the technology needs of New York Cares.
Reporting to the Director, Immediate Needs and Public Spaces, this position leads New York Cares’ efforts to enlist and direct thousands of volunteers each year in revitalizing parks, schools, and community gardens across New York City. These volunteer-led projects include painting community spaces, planting flowers, building and maintaining garden beds, creating murals, and removing invasive species. In addition, the Officer leads two of New York Cares’ annual events, New York Cares Day for Schools and the New York Cares Coat Drive.
The Salesforce Developer will take a lead role in the design, implementation, deployment and documentation of the New York Cares’ Salesforce platform. Salesforce is an integral part of volunteer/donor/project tracking and data management for the organization. They should have essential knowledge of software development and design, be a quick learner and enjoy refining their development skills.
Examples of potential upcoming projects include leading the migration from Classic to Lightning, updating our version of Nonprofit Starter Pack, refactoring custom code relating to key annual events and collaborating with our web developer to improve our Salesforce/Drupal integration.
The position will report to the Director of Technology and collaborate with the other members of the technology team to meet all the technology needs of New York Cares.