Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

 

Thank you for choosing to be a part of the Riverdale Y community. Our volunteers touch the lives of over 5,000 people. We provide access to food; fight loneliness and isolation for people of various ages and needs; take care of our environment; and learn and grow through the many hands-on projects our community needs.

The following roles are available for Fall 2022/ Spring 2023:

All volunteer coordinators must possess the following qualifications:

  • All volunteers must have current vaccinations and be able to follow rules and regulations pertaining to safety of all
  • All roles are in-person; some tasks may be done virtually
  • Outgoing personality
  • Ability to work with different people
  • Ability to execute tasks with guidance
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to use computer/cell phones
  • Being able to commit to at least three days a week, four hours a day
  • Ability to lift, push and pull at least 25 lbs

Older Adult Center

  • Dining Room Coordinator
  • Support all volunteers by making sure all are clocked in to Better Impact
  • Support the dining room by ensuring proper staffing
  • Talk to dining room volunteers to ensure satisfaction
  • Support dining room members by setting up tables, serving food and cleaning up

Commitment: 10am – 1pm, any three weekdays of your choosing

Older Adult Center Admin Assistant

  • Support all volunteers by making sure all are clocked in to Better Impact
  • Support the older adult center by ensuring proper volunteer staffing
  • Talk to admin volunteers to ensure satisfaction
  • Support activities and admin volunteers by providing supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Commitment: 10am – 1pm, any three weekdays of your choosing 

Sunday Projects

Sunday Farmers Market Assistant

  • Support all volunteers by making sure all are clocked in to Better Impact
  • Ensure all volunteers have all supplies needed
  • Help Farmer’s Market manager manage all inquiries; emails; phone calls
  • Help set up/break down tents, tables, and activities that support the Market

Commitment: Sundays; 8am – 3pm

Volunteer Department Administration

  • Volunteer Assistant
  • Create content using Canva
  • Post pre-approved content on FB/IG
  • Moderate FB page
  • Data entry
  • Assist with orientation; onboarding

Commitment: This is a hybrid position; hours to be determined

Teen Coordinator

  • Support all volunteers by making sure all are clocked in to Better Impact
  • Support teens by providing guidance on the projects they are working on
  • Ensure all supplies are available for teens to do their projects
  • Using teen input, help support the creating on teen engagement activities

Commitment: Mon – Thursday – 3pm – 6pm

Food Justice Coordinator

  • Support all volunteers by making sure all are clocked in to Better Impact
  • Ensure that food pantry is well staffed with volunteers before, during and after the event
  • Ensure that our those who need it, receive access to food, including those who are homebound and are in other communities

Commitment: Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays 12pm – 4pm

Marketing Assistant at The Riverdale Y

  • Support the marketing department around social media and website content. This includes taking photos and videos, organizing existing content, copywriting and telling stories about our community, analyzing data, and other tasks, as assigned.
  • Volunteers must have interest in these areas, along with strong writing skills, teamwork and communication skills, and photography/videography skills (with your own equipment).

Commitment: This position is a hybrid. When photos or videos are needed, the work must be done on site.  The remainder can be done remotely

Membership/Fitness Assistant at the Riverdale Y

  • Support the positive and welcoming experience for our members.
  • Be familiar or are studying health and wellness, we have additional opportunities in our fitness center.

Commitment: This is an in person position, with a schedule to be determined.