Community Service

Children

Mercy Center

You will help in an after school tutorial program.

377 E 145 St.
Ask for Mary Ellen 718-993-2789
https://www.mercycenterbronx.org/youth-programs-and-activities

Our Lady of Refuge Children’s Services

You will be invited to help children with homework and to assist them in learning computer skills. There will sometimes be special projects.

Bainbridge Ave at 196th St.
718-733-2557 ext.16
http://www.ourladyofrefuge.com/

Read (A Tutorial Program in several locations)

This is a highly organized tutorial program. You will be given several hours of training and then will be assigned a specific student to tutor.
Contact Jaselis Mejia 212-849-6818
www.readnyc.org

Thorpe Family Residence

You will be invited to help children with homework and then provide them with supervision and creative play time.

2252 Crotona Ave.
718-933-7312

Park Ave Thorpe
406 E 184th St
718-295-2558
www.thorpeonline.org

Siena House

85 W. 168 St.
718-293-2390
www.SienaHouse.org

Senior Citizen

Services Different Senior Citizen Centers have a good variety of activities.

Jewish Home & Hospital

You will visit with Senior Citizens, talk to them about their interests and take part in some physical exercise.

100 W Kingsbridge Rd
Contact Ms. Jacinta Johnson
718-579-0271

Rose Hill or Edison Arms

You will be engaged in Bingo games and other activities for Senior Citizens. Command of the Spanish Language is helpful.

2855 Southern Boulevard (Near Fordham Prep)
718-584-5101

Sr Annunciata Senior Citizen Center

You will help serve lunch to Senior Citizens. You may also help with computer skills.

243 East 204th Street
Contact Ms. Patricia Burley
718-365-3725

St. Patrick’s Home

You will visit senior citizens, talk to them about their interests and help in physical activities.

66 Van Courtlandt Park So.
Volunteer Department
Contact Ms. Janet Kabasa
718-519-2800

Francis Schervier Home

You will visit senior citizens, talk to them about their interests and help in physical activities.

2975 Independence Ave
718-884-1820
www.scherviercares.org/schervier_nursing_care_center.html

 

 

 

 
 

Hospitals

At each of the following sites you will be expected to help in a variety of ways, perhaps bringing the book cart to patients, transporting wheelchair patients to tests, filing forms or other office work.

Albert Einstein Hospital

1825 Eastchester Rd.
212-904-2934

Allen Pavilion Hospital Work

(More than 20 hours must be promised)

5141 Broadway
Contact Ms. Mayra Garcia
212-932-5319

St. Barnabas Hospital

Third Ave. & 183rd St
718-960-6267

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital

1276 Fulton Ave
or
Grand Concourse & Mt. Eden Ave.
Contact Ms. Lisa Brandan Colon
718-901-8051

Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital

622 W 168th St.
Contact Ms. Evelyn Ramos
212-305-2542

Lincoln Hospital

E 149th & Morris Ave
Contact Ms. Giselle Torres
718-579-6469

Montefiore Hospital

111 E 210th St
718-920-4191

Other Direct Service Opportunities

Cardinal Hayes Program for Exceptional People

This program meets on two Sundays each month from 10:30 – 2:30. You will assist people who have mental or physical difficulties by attending mass with them, helping them at arts and crafts, dancing and physical exercise. Registration will be here at school.

POTS – Part of the Solution (Soup Kitchen)

You will help serve meals to those who come. You may also sort food to be distributed for people to take home.

2763 Webster Ave
Contact Ms. Taina Rodriguez
718-220-4892 ext 16
or
Sr. Mary Alice
www.bronxpots.org

Riverdale Neighborhood House

This is a Youth Internship helping with programs in the neighborhood. Paid internships are also offered.

5521 Mosholu Ave.
718-549-8100 ext 117
Applications can be obtained online www.riverdaleonline.org

Botanical Gardens Explainer Program

You will be expected to help young children discover scientific facts in a center especially prepared for this program. www.nybg.org/edu/explainer

Serviam Gardens/Heights

Students will engage in after-school activities with Senior Citizen Residents right here on our own AMSU Campus, 3-4:30pm.  We also participate in many Holiday and Special Events, such as the Serviam Christmas party, Breast Cancer Walk and the Memorial Day Barbecue. To sign up contact jdibenedetto@amsu.org