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Volunteer

You can make a difference!

Volunteers are ordinary people with extraordinary hearts!

The Arc Westchester is on a mission to empower children, teens, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their potential by strengthening families and encouraging personal choices, abilities and interests.

Whether you share a love for music, dance, reading, arts, sports, movies, tutoring, fundraising or helping out at special events, your time and talents can make a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Most volunteer assignments and opportunities will be tailored to your expertise and interests. We will provide the necessary training and supervision to make sure your experience is meaningful and rewarding. You will have the opportunity to engage directly with people who participate in The Arc Westchester programs.


Which type of volunteer are you?

Thank you for your interest in The Arc Westchester!  You are one step closer to making a difference.  Please select the type of volunteer you are, and fill out your application :

Individual – If you’re someone looking to make a connection and impact someone’s life, volunteering at The Arc Westchester could be for you! Whether you’re a college student seeking experience, or someone just looking to get involved, The Arc Westchester provides numerous possibilities for engagement. If you are interested in an individual volunteer opportunity, please fill out our  Volunteer Application Form!

Corporate Connections – Looking for a team building opportunity and a chance to make a difference? A day of volunteerism is a great way to leave a lasting impression on both your corporate community and the participants in our programs. Work with The Arc Westchester to help design a meaningful day experience for you and your staff. Together, we will encourage personal choice, socialization, and the ability of individuals to express themselves through various activities. If interested, please contact Todd Bazzini, Director of Volunteer Services and Fund Development, [email protected]

Family Fun  – The whole family looking to get involved? The Arc Westchester will help felicitate a volunteer experience for you and your family! From a cooking class to working the registration table at one of our signature events, there are plenty of ways that you and your loved ones can make a difference. If interested, please fill out our Volunteer Application Form!

High School Student – Are you a high school student looking to get your school involved? The Arc Westchester collaborates with local high schools, engaging students in meaningful projects and volunteer opportunities with our individuals. If interested, please contact Todd Bazzini, Director of Volunteer Services and Fund Development, [email protected]


Important Note: The Arc Westchester is required by New York State and agency policy to complete a comprehensive background check for certain volunteer engagement.  Please allow 2-4 weeks after submitting applications to be contacted or placed in a volunteer program. The Arc Westchester is committed to securing your personal information while processing your volunteer application.

 

Questions? Please visit our contact page  ,or reach out to Todd Bazzini, Director of Volunteer Services and Fund Development, [email protected] or call him at 914-495-4556

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