Start by creating a New York Cares volunteer account (as a parent or legal guardian) and attending an introductory volunteer orientation. Please note: Individuals under the age of 18, should not create a New York Cares account.
Teach your youngster about the importance of service while volunteering together on a Family Friendly project.
Looking to get your kids out of the house and onto volunteer projects? Hands on volunteering is a meaningful way to spend time together as a family and provides the perfect opportunity to teach children about the importance of civic engagement.
While most of our projects require volunteers to be ages 18+, New York Cares Family Friendly Projects are unique opportunities for oriented New York Cares volunteers to serve alongside their children or legal wards.
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