Meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service.

Nonprofits and Schools

Our comprehensive volunteer management programs and resources help your organization build its capacity and better support the New Yorkers you serve.

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How We Work with Nonprofits and Schools

With volunteer led programs, coat and holiday gift donations, and volunteer management trainings, New York Cares helps meet pressing community needs at over 1,350 nonprofits, schools, and city agencies across the five boroughs.

There are many opportunities for us to work together when it comes to volunteer management. We encourage you to learn about the volunteer-based programs available to Community Partners and browse our resources below.

Services for Nonprofits and Schools

Work with New York Cares to develop regular volunteer-based programs at your nonprofit or school.

Apply to get warm winter coats for your clients in November through January from the New York Cares Coat Drive.

Apply to get holiday gifts for children and families at your agency in July and early August. 

Capacity Building Resources

Receive tips and best practices for managing volunteers and reaching your organization’s mission.

Browse websites and worksheets for volunteer engagement, capacity building, and financial management.

It's an absolute joy working with New York Cares and its volunteers. Everyone I've worked with, from the office to the Team Leaders to the volunteers themselves, has always been hardworking, pleasant and organized. We are really grateful for this partnership.

Kate Suhr
Manager of Volunteer Operations
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