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

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Every year, through New York Cares, 63,000 people volunteer their time and talents to help improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of fellow New Yorkers. Our volunteers tutor students in underserved schools, serve meals to the homeless, socialize with seniors, clean up public parks, and more, providing essential services to improve education for NYC students, meet immediate needs of the most vulnerable residents, 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 Service Events Manager is responsible for planning large-scale customized volunteer service projects for New York Cares’ corporate and community partners. New York Cares customized projects address the following programmatic issue areas: revitalization, environment, children’s recreation and education, adult recreation and education, hunger, seniors, and special needs populations. These projects are typically one-time events and involve anywhere from 10 to 200 volunteers engaged in service that ranges from painting and revitalization projects in schools, nonprofits, and other public spaces; environmental and green projects at parks and gardens; and educational/recreational outings and/or activities with children affiliated with community organizations in high-need neighborhoods. The Service Events Manager reports to the Service Events Officer. 

In addition to managing customized service projects, the Service Events Manager will play a role in each of the four New York Cares annual events, including the Coat Drive, Winter Wishes, Cares Day Spring, and Cares Day for Schools.

New York Cares is recruiting four GenerationOn (formerly Corps18) members to maintain, create and expand educational programming opportunities for students, parents and community members at twenty partner schools in targeted high-need neighborhoods in New York City. The School Success team will focus specifically on maintaining and creating quality volunteer programs that serve students and parents at their partner schools. They will be expected to connect programming with school and community goals and priorities and to establish strong and lasting relationships with school staff, parents, and teachers to ensure program continuity. AmeriCorps members commit to serve full-time for a year at a nonprofit organization or local government agency.

The Corporate Relations Officer will build and manage relationships with a portfolio of 50+ corporate partners to maximize revenue for community-based programs and to engage corporate employees in volunteerism. The ideal candidate will have a drive to implement creative strategies to grow our robust corporate sponsorship program which raises nearly $4 million annually. 

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant manages the Executive Director’s schedule, coordinates a variety of activities and initiatives with New York Cares, serving as a primary contact to the Board of Directors and taking on a variety of special projects.

New York Cares is searching for a full-time Children's Recreation Programs Manager, reporting to the Children’s Education Programs Officer. The Children’s Recreation Program Manager is part of a team of three that identifies agency needs, sustains current programming and expands the number of New York Cares partners. This position focuses on developing, managing, and evaluating 50 to 60 arts, culinary and field trips programs for agencies serving children.

New York Cares is seeking a part-time Adult Education Program Associate, to coordinate, develop, manage and evaluate volunteer programs designed to improve job readiness skills, and computer and financial literacy amongst New Yorkers. The Program Associate will identify new project partners and develop new program models wherever possible. 

We seek an experienced, creative and dynamic development professional to build and implement a strategic and comprehensive individual and special events fundraising program and manage a high performing team of fundraisers.

Reporting to the Director of Technology, the Web Developer is responsible for all web and database development, ranging from new features to bug fixes in multiple environments. This position demands an attention to detail and the ability to multitask and prioritize multiple requests. The ideal candidate will be an expert problem solver and be able to creatively brainstorm problems with the rest of the Technology and Communications staff to determine the most efficient and effective solution. The ability to keep up to date on relevant technologies and explain technical issues and solutions to both technical and non-technical staff is also essential. Experience working in a team environment and reporting technical issues, both current and anticipated, is very important. 

In recruiting for the Finance Coordinator position, New York Cares is seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented individual who can effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.  The ideal candidate for this position will proactively seek opportunity to improve and streamline financial processes and procedures within the organization.


Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:39am

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Evaluation, the Summer Intern will focus primarily on assisting the Volunteer and Community Partner Relations Department with reviewing feedback from volunteers, as well as corresponding with volunteers. This internship will provide first-hand experience with management of a volunteer base of over 63,000. The Summer Intern of Volunteer Relations and Evaluation should be prepared to follow up on and respond to volunteer evaluations and general inquires, and may be asked to draft service verification letters, support assessment projects, and assist with other duties pertaining to evaluation and volunteer management.

In addition, this role will support various efforts to recognize, strengthen, and expand the New York Cares volunteer base.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:12pm

New York Cares is searching for a Special Needs Program Intern to support our volunteer programs that serve children and adults with special needs. The Special Needs Program Intern will work directly with the Special Needs Program Manager. This intern will begin their term in the Fall.