KHCC provides resources to empower Bronx residents from cradle to career to advance education and well being for a vibrant community. We achieve this in an environment that fosters academic milestones, literacy, mental health support, nutrition, technology and the arts.
We are looking for dedicated community members and professionals with specific skills and contacts to help us further our mission. If you are interested in joining KHCC and improving the lives of over 4500 Bronx residents annually.
KHCC seeks volunteers through three main areas:
- Contacts & Skills
- Weekly internships & volunteerism
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Contacts & Skills
Seeking Individuals with the following talents and expertise:
- Contacts with the Kingsbridge Armory
- Contacts with politicians
- Contacts at foundations
- Marketing skills
- Software skills
- Data skills
- Development or real estate skills
- Employment and immigration Lawyers
- Carpentry or cabinet making
- Our 14 Board Members represent diverse fields, backgrounds and talents, reflecting our community. The Board consists of corporate and industry leaders, educators, community residents, and parents. These members have legal and fiduciary responsibilities, provide governance, lead strategy for the agency and help the agency navigate challenging issues.
- Members lead committees to help advance strategy and operational priorities of the agency: Facilities, Personnel, Development, Audit, Finance, Program and Executive
- We seek Board Members with an Early Childhood Services Degree; work in a corporation, marketing, banking, or finance
Advisory Board Members
- Members serve as a resource and sounding board, offering ideas and expertise and giving honest advice.
- Members may be called upon to be to part of Board Committee such as the Program Committee, or Strategic Planning Committee, etc.
- Areas of interest may include but not be limited to Fundraising and Events, Membership, Communications, Volunteer Projects, Development or technical matters where they might possess expertise or insight.
Junior Board Members
- Seeking to positively represent KHCC, Members seek to connect, advocate, and convene young professionals to advise and promote KHCC. These members raise awareness among peers about ways to get involved with KHCC, serve as ambassadors and advocates for KHCC programs, contribute to outreach and network to advance greater connectedness within the Kingsbridge area. Members must be 21 years of age.
- KHCC has a sprawling campus in the Kingsbridge Section of the Bronx. Our stakeholders might work for corporations looking to engage with nonprofits. We have a robust track-record in working with corporate groups from 10 to 150 employees. Connect us with your employer’s contact and we will take it from there.
Family Service Days
- Bring your family or come as an individual to KHCC on weekends or during the week to help with beautification projects. We seek individuals looking for an hour or a day of working in the garden, helping paint, tackle special projects, and many other helpful ways. A little goes a long way!
Weekly Internships and Volunteerism
KHCC seeks volunteers for administration activities for 10-20 hours per week:
Events and Marketing Volunteer Responsibilities:
- Work with event manager to assist to organize events, such as the annual gala and cultivation events; Meet with the event planning committee; Assist in coordinating the promotion of events; Research honorees and solicit auction items; Assist with developing event programs and invitations; Write a blog post about your experience.
Garden & Nutrition Volunteers:
- Assist in building our community garden into a sustainable program that provides nutrition education and healthy food options for KHCC program participants and community members.
- Develop goals and objectives that fulfill community needs, determine necessary data to be collected and analyzed, create public and private partnerships among our different community constituents, and identify funding sources.
Special Needs Volunteers:
- Assist in afterschool program (between hours of 3-7pm) for children with special needs (ages 5-18) through activities such as recreation, music, arts and crafts and reading.
Building & Grounds Volunteers:
- Assist in upkeep of KHCC facilities with skills in the areas of machine operation, carpentry, electric, and plumbing; Sweeping, mopping, trash removal; vacuuming and cleaning of indoor and outdoor areas; Maintain janitor closet and equipment; Basic plumbing repairs; Basic electric and plastering and painting; Snow and ice removal; Carpentry repair and constructing
- Lead special projects related to garden and park maintenance, siding and roof repairs, powerwashing materials, fixing furniture
Human Resource Volunteers:
- Assist with HR on-boarding, posting job openings and schedule interviews as needed; Assist with tracking new hire intake paperwork for staff, volunteers and interns, and creating new personnel folders; Assist with payroll changes and gathering signatures for personnel action forms; Assist with maintaining personnel files (hard files and electronically); Assist during agency audits or site visits
Accounting Volunteer Responsibilities:
- Assists with accounting operations, reviewing financial information, reconciling financial data and entering data; Assists with accounts receivable inquiries and billing processes; Assist with accounts payable processing and review; Assist with audit requests Please contact Margaret Della at firstname.lastname@example.org or Will Littleton at email@example.com for more information.