There are numerous volunteer opportunities in NYC. You can help mentor struggling students, assist in cleaning up the parks, play Bingo with seniors or lend a hand serving food in a soup kitchen (a place where homeless or low-income residents can get a free meal). A few places where you can sign up to help include the following organizations:

  • New York Cares (www.newyorkcares.org)
  • NYC Service (www.nycservice.org)
  • Street Project (www.streetproject.org)