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Here's a list of all the upcoming Volunteer Opportunities! 

Volunteers needed for Ship Tours this summer

PortSide NewYork, an innovative non-profit with diverse programs about the waterfront, is looking for volunteer docents to give tours of the ship during our summer permit in Atlantic Basin, Brooklyn. For more information about PortSide volunteer opportunities, check our our website: http://www.portsidenewyork.org/volunteer.htm Our next event with tours ...

Need IT Coordinator on historic ship

Come be our IT/Comms Advisor, on a historic ship in a container port in exciting Red Hook, Brooklyn! The young, innovative, waterfront-themed non-profit PortSide NewYork needs help with the IT challenges created by having offices on a 170 ship on the end of a long pier. PortSide currently relies on ...

YAAMNY Webmaster / Bloggers Needed

YAAMNY Webmaster / Bloggers Needed

Looking for an energetic and tech-savvy Yalie to help run the YAAMNY.net web site. No programming experience needed, the site is maintained through a content management system with a WYSIWYG interface - anyone who has ever worked on a blog would be a great candidate. Looking for someone with a few hours to spare each month to help keep the site and newsletter running well.  

Interested? Please e-mail Mike Jacobs at This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript

Public Service/Social Justice Committee FALL ACTIVITIES/PROJECTS

The Public Service/Social Justice Committee of the YALE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN NEW YORK has several meaningful activities/projects planned for the fall season, including family-friendly activities especially for Brooklynites. Each of you is bound to find something that will allow you to feel energized and great about being a New Yorker and YALIE. Please mark your calendars as more details & events will soon follow:

Sept.12: 5K Walk for Ovarian Cancer in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.  We are looking for 15+ walkers for TEAM YALE to raise awarness of, and promote a cure for ovarian cancer.  Proceeds will benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, the leading independent agency dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research. If you wish to register, or for further information, please contact This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript . More details about the event can be found at www.tealwalk.org.

Sept. 19: International Coastal Clean Up in Prospect Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 25 YALIES needed to clean the ponds that surround this gem in Brooklyn. Please contact This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  for details.

Oct. 3: Rocking the Boat-Regatta & Picnic/Party in Manhattan. Team Leader is John Joseph Hopkins '05, former captain of the Yale Crew Team. Sea lovers and sports buffs will enjoy this event where alums from various colleges will compete to benefit a great organization, Rocking the Boat, a group dedicated to helping children in the Bronx reach their full potential by teaching them about life skills through boating.  We need 20 volunteers for the morning and afternoon shifts to help with serving food and the various activities planned on land. We are also looking for ROWERS to compete for Team Yale in hand-built wooden rowboats around Manhattan. This will be a fun event for the whole family - you can volunteer, row, or just come to cheer on the Yale rowers. Please contact This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  or log onto www.rockingtheboat.com for details.

Oct. 31: Halloween Haunted Walk & Carnival in Prospect Park from 12-3p.m.  We are looking for 25 YALE volunteers to dress up scary, prep meals for performers and assist with carnival games. This one is guaranteed to be fun!  Please contact This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  for details.

Also, our ongoing Juvenile Justice Reform Task Force has finalized a project with Newark to advance the rights of youth in the State of New Jersey by shaping policy.  Please contact   This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  or This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  for details.

Be a Better Bulldog, Join the YAAMNY Public Service / Social Justice Committee

The Public Service / Social Justice Committee of YAAMNY is committed to promoting public service and advancing social justice while fostering and strengthening alumni relations. Thus, we are asking alumni for proposals and news about your activites that incorporate the need for volunteers to promote public interest and social justice initiatives in the area....

Fight global poverty! Join Young Professionals for CARE!

    Our Mission Young Professionals for CARE is dedicated to supporting CARE and its mission to end global poverty.  Whether artists or lawyers, bankers or performers, young professionals have the knowledge, the power and the passion to advance health and prosperity in the worlds poorest communities.  Through fundraising, advocacy, ...

YAAMNY Mission

YAAMNY's mission is to promote a sense of community for all Yale alumni in the New York metropolitan area as well as to nurture among alumni and their communities the culture and values that brought us together at Yale. The core operations of YAAMNY shall be to: Facilitate and create opportunities for ...

AtMP needs volunteers at all levels

I am the sole paid employee of a national grassroots / netroots organization, the Alternatives to Marriage Project www.unmarried.org.  My volunteer needs include: + small groups of any age to stuff envelopes in Park Slope, Brooklyn about 4 times per year + one or two leaders to ...

Support Dwight Hall!

Support Dwight Hall!  Support Dwight Hall with this exciting chance to win a vacation for four to Tortuga Bay Hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  Enjoy a week in a private villa at this luxurious small resort on the east coast featuring a wonderful golf course and spa, with a prize value ...

VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

For anyone interested in volunteer opportunities,  http://www.volunteernyc.org posts hundreds of opportunities throughout the City that include over 35 categories ranging from advocacy & human rights issues to park conservancy.  This link provides everyone the opportunity to make lasting contributions to various fields including the arts and sciences.   Should you need any addional information ...

Support Donors Choose - AMEX Members Project Finalist

Charles Best ('98) founded DonorsChoose.org back in 2000, while he was a teacher in the Bronx. Mike Everett-Lane ('92) joined in 2005 ... Now DonorsChoose is in the Final Five of the $1 million American Express Members Project contest...

Jason Sherman, Former Protégé says Thanks

RE: Protégé seeks Former Youth Together Mentor, Jason Sherman Princess McBean writes: Hi Tasha, I hope this reaches you in great health. Do you know how to reach Jason Sherman? My brother James has been desperately trying to locate Jason. ...

Paid volunteers needed for Columbia study of group decision making

Seeking members of pre-existing groups to participate in study of group decision making. *Are you a member of a club, organization, team, or office? (Roommates also qualify!) *You and two fellow members have two chances to win $500 AND ...