At Gramatan Village, our volunteers are our heroes. We will personalize your volunteer experience, and meet with you individually to incorporate what you are most passionate about into your volunteerism. We stress a personalized and meaningful role for each one of our volunteers that speak to the passions and causes that are important to you.
Gramatan Village welcomes volunteers of all ages and offers them the opportunity to help their neighbors and their community. Whether you have an hour to spare or can devote more time, we have a job for you! If you have an idea about how you would like to volunteer that is not posted on our site, please contact Gramatan Village staff. If you would like to volunteer, please contact our office at 914-337-1338 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of the special services our volunteers offer include the following:
Home Visiting: Visit those members who find it difficult to get out – a friendly visit can be once a week, once a month – stop by for a visit and make a new friend.
Driving: Drivers are especially encouraged to volunteer – We need them to take our members on errands, to medical appointments and grocery shopping.
Outings: Accompanying and assisting members on Gramatan Village outings to cultural, entertainment or shopping destinations.
Friendly Phone Calls: Perfect for those individuals who love to chat! Call a member just to "check in." It can make a real difference is someone's day.
Escort: Accompany a member to the doctor, worship service, hair dresser, or other appointment or visit out of the home.
Running Errands: If you don't drive, but love to walk – you can help our members by running errands in the Village.
Grocery Shopping: Accompany a member grocery shopping and help them with the packages or pick up the list and do the shopping for them.
Other Opportunities: Gardening and plant care, sewing, pet care, providing computer support and reading aloud.
Gramatan Village Office Assistance: Computer skills helpful. Join the team in the office and help answer phones, greet visitors and work with us on special projects.
Volunteer Ambassador: Gramatan Village is seeking Volunteer Ambassadors to attend events and meet with members in Southern Westchester, including Bronxville, Tuckahoe, Eastchester, Scarsdale, and Mount Vernon. This volunteer opportunity involves socializing with others and discussing Gramatan Village with others.
We are proud to partner with Volunteer New York! and RSVP of Westchester.
Gramatan Village Volunteer Application
Gramatan Village Volunteer Handbook
Our Volunteer Handbook will tell you everything you need to know about Gramatan Village, the goals of our volunteer program, how we're organized, the roles of volunteers and descriptions of our programs.