Volunteers truly make a difference.

Our active volunteer program provides essential assistance and individualized care to children and their families during visits to NYCC. Training is provided.


Tutors are matched with children receiving therapy at NYCC to help support their academic success. Training is provided.

Special Events

Special Event Volunteers assist with client events, fundraising events, community outreach, and public speaking engagements. Projects include theme parties for clients at the Center such as our annual Holiday Party; literature tables at school and community fairs.


Volunteers provide essential administrative support and assistance at our reception desk with greeting and welcoming clients.

Volunteer opportunities are weekday mornings through early evenings.

Give your time to make a difference.

Please complete our Volunteer Application and email as an attachment to volunteer@newyorkcenterforchildren.org
Download Application

You can also mail your application to:

Sarah McNamara, LCSW
The New York Center for Children
333 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

If you have any questions regarding volunteering, please contact NYCC at 212.517.3012 or via email at volunteer@newyorkcenterforchildren.org.