Mechanicville Area Community Srvs Ctr -
Suggested Volunteer Opportunities at MACSC:
Ongoing opportunities:
  • Food Pantry (Tuesdays 11-1, Thursdays 5:30-7:30) or on call or available to pick up donations / food orders at Regional Food Bank
  • Organization of some office resource files / filing
  • Teach a class (computers, workshop on whatever their expertise, arts and crafts etc) could be with our kids after school
  • Teach a class (computers, workshop, crafts, etc) ; could be with SACC or our after school kids.
  • Join our Board of Directors and/or a committee such as expansion or fundraising etc (board meetings are first Tuesday of every month in the evening – done by 7:30! Committees include: finance, board development, building expansion, fundraising……
  • Physical service projects: we can use anything from painting to cleaning, building of shelves to building a playground for our new preschool
Ongoing offsite opportunities:
  • Organize and collect for a food or personal care drive (different drive ideas may include collecting personal care items, birthday bags, gift cards, etc)
  • Upcoming holidays: toy drives, adopt a family, Thanksgiving drives, School Supply Drive in July
  • Help with collections of cell phones for domestic violence (planning of sites or just collection of phones from site boxes as already established or starting a drive at work…….)
  • Donation of raffle items for community events
Upcoming opportunities:
  •  Community Tree Lighting: firstFriday, in December 
  •  VITA tax preparation:  get trained as a tax preparer with  volunteer hours based on your availability, help as a greeter during tax preparation
Specific Expertise opportunities:
  • Development of an agency wide database 
  • Help with fundraising/development plan
  • Development of agency brochures, flyers etc
  • Website development
  • Staff trainings – time management, stress management,   prioritization, management skills etc.
  • Job Readiness / financial literacy trainings for middle – high school students



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