Volunteer Opportunities

Senior Center Activity Intern/Volunteer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing activities that are fun, engaging and informative
  • Leading classes
  • Promoting class participation
  • Preparing class attendance reports
  • Preparing lessons plans, instructor guides

 

Qualifications:

  • You have a special skill or expertise that could enrich the lives of seniors
  • Ability to work with people who have limited physical capability
  • Experience teaching

 

Communications, Public Relations, and Digital Strategy Intern/Volunteer

Responsibilities:

  • Developing communication and outreach materials
  • Working with potential partner agencies, government entities, volunteers, etc.
  • Planning and participating in community outreach events
  • Establishing media contacts and promoting news coverage of PSS’ work
  • Drafting news releases
  • Developing and enhancing social media presence

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years college
  • Strong social media capacity: ability to create videos or photo essays as well as graphic design skills are a plus
  • Bilingual skills are a plus

 

Coming of Age Intern/Volunteer

Responsibilities:

  • Help identify and communicate with locations, partners, hosts and/or opportunities for networking events, presentations, workshops, etc.
  • Scout potential locations.
  • Promote the agency’s programs by performing outreach, participating in relevant events, and representing Coming of Age to the public.
  • Promote Coming of Age by working with staff in the creation of digital content, press releases, infographics, social media posts, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring various metrics that demonstrate effectiveness/efficiency of the programs strategies and efforts.
  • Research existing programs in NYC that may run similar programming.
  • Enter information in Coming of Age database.

 

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable using a wide array of digital tools in a professional setting, including social media, Microsoft Office, devices (smart phone apps, tablets, etc.), social media, presentations, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly organized

 

We have so many other great volunteer opportunities available! Please contact KaTrina Dinham at kdinham@pssusa.org for more information or fill out our Volunteer Inquiry Form.