Young Professionals
Our young professionals committee members
volunteer and fundraise for Northside in addition
to networking and organizing get togethers after work...our most recent gathering was hosted at Red Rooster.

Foster Grandparents

In collaboration with the Department of the Aging, Northside has 20 full time foster grandparents who work with our children in the classroom setting at all of our Head Start, Early Head Start and TECC programs.


Corporate Volunteer Days 

Northside Center also hosts various corporate volunteer days for companies from all over New York City. These include Neuberger Berman, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, Fried Frank and many others. The company’s staff come and spend the day volunteering and interacting with our children and staff as they learn about giving back as well as the programs and services of Northside.


Pumpkin Painting

On this day close to Halloween our children and volunteers decorate pumpkins. It is an opportunity for our volunteers to interact with our children and staff while also enjoying a fun

arts project.


Holiday Gift Wrapping

During this event in December our volunteers wrap holiday gifts for our children. Last year Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge participated in this event.



Our volunteers come from all walks of life, and put their individual experience and expertise to work for the greater good.

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In spite of the odds, there is a common thread of triumph in all our stories. Overcoming adversity, successful self-esteem building, making strides in educational achievement and emotional growth — these are the simplest, and truest, ways to describe the Northside experience.
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​Thank you for your interest in volunteering. At Northside Center, we never lose sight of what drives our efforts: Dedicated people who are ready to make change happen now.  To learn more about one of our partners CVS Health  please click on this link...

Please use the form here to tell us a little bit about yourself and what you hope to accomplish through your volunteer efforts or call Nina Fenton at 212-426-3440. We look forward to making a difference - together.

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