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

Sweep, Mop, and Scrub!


Sweep, Mop, and Scrub!

Get the kitchen and dining hall of back into tip-top shape by performing this vital service. Clean, then put away tables and chairs after meal service for nearly 2,000 clients. You must be at least 14 and able to work on your feet for about 2.5 hours.



The Xavier Mission is the community outreach arm of the St. Francis Xavier Church and is located in Chelsea. St. Francis Mission has a long history of service to those in need and seeks to welcome , serve and empower those in our New York City community who are in need of human and material support. The Xavier Mission meets pressing needs by providing food, clothing, shelter and life-skills training, and is guided by the Jesuit principle of advocating social justice. New York Cares volunteers help prepare and serve meals at The Welcome Table to an average of 725 guests each Sunday.