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1.CALL CENTER VOLUNTEER

We are looking for a Volunteer Information Specialist for our 2-1-1 call center! United Way’s 2-1-1 serves as a confidential, comprehensive and primary entry point into community service information, referral and assistance.  Our 2-1-1 call center is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

 

Our Volunteer information specialist would be answering incoming calls related to tax assistance or helping clients get connected to community resources. The minimum time commitment includes 2 hours of on-site training, and then a reoccuring 5 hours a day for two days a week to be spent on-site. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answers calls on an assigned schedule.
  • Assesses caller’s eligibility.
  • Gathers information accurately on caller contacts.
  • Stays informed on programs, and changes in services.

Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

We provide a clean and socially distanced volunteer site!

Please sign-up as a volunteer below.
Or contact LINI JACOB at ljacob@uwwp.org or at (914)-993-3710.

 

2. COMMERCIAL DRIVER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for a volunteer with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to volunteer with us at least once to twice a year. This opportunity would include driving a commercial vehicle to pick-up and transport essential items for our community initiatives.

Please sign-up as a volunteer below.
Or contact SABRINA PONZINI at sponzini@uwwp.org or at (914)-997-6700 x732.

 

3.TAX PREPARATION VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Enjoy preparing your taxes? Take those skills and interest to a new level by becoming a volunteer tax counselor for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program and the Hudson Valley CASH Coalition.  

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, in partnership with Hudson Valley CASH, supports free volunteer tax preparation services to low- and moderate-income members of our community.  Volunteer tax counselors will review client documentation, interview clients, and prepare federal and state income tax returns using computer software. Bilingual volunteers are needed.

Free training is provided in tax law, preparing tax forms, and using tax preparation software ending with IRS certification.  Remote volunteer options are available.

Becoming a certified volunteer tax counselor is a great way to learn a new skill and increase your personal talents while helping others. Other volunteer opportunities include client facilitators, program promotion, IT support and appointment confirmation callers.

Please sign-up as a volunteer here.


And if you have friends, colleagues, a group from your neighborhood or church that wants to do something together, we’d love to hear from you.

If you are interested in helping with some of our other initiative such as assembling literacy kits for young children, teaching a financial workshop, building a Born Learning Trail, or helping out in our office please complete the form below.