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Do you have a block of spare time in which you want to perform a meaningful service to our community? Then call our office at 212-594-4464 or email us at volunteer@rmmnyc.org. One of our staff will help match your skills and schedule with our needs.

There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities open to you: some require long term commitment and skills, and others are short term or single events. Even if you do not see anything below that suits you, please call us. We would be glad to see if we can find a place for you in the RMM's volunteer program.

Please note that all volunteers under 16-years-old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


Days: First 4 Saturdays of each month

Times: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Volunteers are needed to set up and staff our Client-Choice Food Pantry to families and individuals who have permanent housing but need assistance with food each month.

(Volunteers please plan to arrive before 10:00am)

We are grateful to partner with NYCares to provide many of our Food Pantry volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering with the Food Pantry, you can learn more by finding us at NYCares.


Days: Fridays (during school year)

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

RMM’s Teen Center is a service learning community-centered program for youth in grades 6-12. Friday programming is centered on providing a safe space for at-risk teens to gather for encouragement, entertainment, as well as character-building discussion and activities. A meal will be provided. Volunteers are needed to serve as activity leaders, general chaperones and assist with meal. Criminal background check is required. All volunteers must be 18 -years or older.


Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (during school year)

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Page Turners is a facet of RMM’s wider Out-of-School Time programming for youth in our community. Page Turners is a literacy based after school program for children in grades 1-5. Students receive homework assistance, subject-based tutoring and engage in a variety of enrichment activities aimed at exposing them to various opportunities and widening their perspectives. Volunteers will assist program directors in student pick up, snack distribution, tutoring, library and enrichment time. Criminal background check is required.


Volunteer Days: Thursdays & Saturdays (seasonal)

Times: 10:00-1:00

Volunteers are needed to plant, harvest and maintain rooftop farm. Individuals and volunteer groups are welcome. Contact info@hellskitchenfarmproject.org for more information about group opportunities.


Days: Mondays, November - March

Times: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to help distribute winter clothing to clients in need.


Days: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to help serve a warm holiday meal to community members who may not have a meal on these special days.

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