Volunteering is a win-win for everyone; not only are you helping your community, but the result can give you a sense of accomplishment and purpose.
The city is filled with so many volunteering opportunities it can be hard to know where to start or how to narrow down your search.
So in honor of National Volunteering Week (April 10-16), here are a few volunteering opportunities to check out in New York City.
Volunteer at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
Day of service at Fort Wadsworth
Make a new friend through a seniors program
Volunteer with KittyKind cat adoption center
Help feed those in need with City Harvest
Build up your community with Habitat for Humanity NYC
Help those less fortunate at a homeless shelter
Mentor a child in need through The Family Center