One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

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December 2016

One-Time Volunteer Opportunities

Call Erie County RSVP at (716) 858-7548 for more information about these hot one-time opportunities.

 

HOLIDAY VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

Buffalo City Mission

100 E. Tupper St., Buffalo

(716) 854-8181 x 419 or x408.

Hambone Express

Telephone Receptionists: Help schedule incoming call requests for the delivery of meals to those in need in the community.

December 12,14,16 from 9:30am to 12:00noon and on December 7,8,9,12,13,14,16 from

1 :00pm to 3:30pm. These volunteers would need some computer experience and be comfortable on the telephones to take the meal reservations from our community in need for Christmas Delivery.

Delivery teams: This volunteer opportunity is for individuals or groups who would like to help deliver meals to the community on Christmas Day. Every 15 minutes between the hours of 8AM and 10:45AM, over 135 teams will be deployed, delivering a total of 4,000 meals. We Need Your Help! Bring a friend and/or family member and join us in this time of giving.

 

Salvation Army

960 Main St, Buffalo
(716) 883-9800

Holiday Party Help: 5 volunteers are needed for a Party on Friday, December 9th (8am-2pm)
8:30 -9:30          serve breakfast
10-11:30            need a bingo caller and individuals to pass out prizes
12-1                    serve lunch
1:30-2                prepare dessert bar and help Santa pass out gifts

 

Boxes of Love Headquarters ( Buffalo Dream Center)

318 Breckenridge Street | Buffalo, NY 14213  (Near Grant Street )

(716) 854-1001.

 

Help Prepare Boxes of Love Gift Wrapping & Making Grocery Bags:

Tuesday December 6th 4 PM – 9 PM

Wednesday December 7th 4 PM – 9 PM

Friday December 9th  10 AM – 1 PM

Tuesday December 13th 4 PM – 9 PM

Wednesday December 14th 4 PM – 9 PM

Thursday December 15th 4 PM – 9 PM

 

Help Distribute Boxes of Love:

Friday, December 9 - 2:30 PM

Frederick Douglass | 234 Jefferson Ave Buffalo, NY 14204

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Saturday, December 10 - 12:00 PM

Belle Center | 104 Maryland Street Buffalo, NY 14201

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Sunday, December 11 - 5:30 PM

Stuyvesant Apartments | 245 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14222

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Friday, December 16 - 5:00 PM

Buffalo Dream Center | 286 Lafayette Ave Buffalo, NY 14213

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Saturday, December 17 - 12:00 PM

Buffalo Dream Center | 286 Lafayette Ave Buffalo, NY 14213

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Monday, December 19 - 3:00 PM

Magdalene Project | 1910 Falls Street Niagara Falls, NY 14303

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Tuesday, December 20 - 5:00 PM

BDC Outreach Center | 437 Masten Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209

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Wednesday, December 21 - 7:00 PM

Christmas Outreach to the Homeless
Meet at the park across from the downtown bus station.
On North Division near Oak Street

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Thursday, December 22 - 2:00 PM

West Buffalo Charter School 113 Lafayette Ave Buffalo, NY 14213

 

 

Serve Christmas Dinners:

Saturday, December 24 at 1:00 PM Buffalo Dream Center 286 Lafayette Avenue | Buffalo, NY 14213

Thursday, December 22 at 2:00 PM Magdalene Project 1910 Falls Street | Niagara Falls, NY 14303 

 

 

Camp Good Days & Special Times

Project taking Place at Walden Galleria Mall—Lord & Taylor Inside Mall Entrance

(716) 206-0709

Volunteers are needed now till 12/23 to cover 2.5-3-hour shifts at the Walden Galleria Mall, selling Kazoos and Holiday ornaments, that were painted by our campers, to mall shoppers. It's a lot of fun and will get you (and your group) into the holiday spirit! Your volunteer service will help us continue to offer FREE programs to children and families affected by cancer. We have several shift openings! Volunteers under age 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm