Thank you for your interest in sharing your time and talents with HEAF!
Volunteers are invaluable additions to our program and greatly enhance the opportunities we offer our students. Helping at HEAF, whether it is a one-time speaking engagement or a year-long mentoring relationship, increases our ability to ensure success for all of our students. HEAF students benefit from the skills and guidance they receive from volunteers and volunteers experience the priceless satisfaction that comes from working with motivated youth and serving their community.
How to Apply
If you are interested in volunteering with HEAF, please fill out our online application and our staff will contact you for further discussion of the opportunity you are interested in.
Current Short-Term Opportunities
HEAF Photogs (recurring)HEAF is seeking volunteers who love to take pictures to assist the Communications Manager during HEAF events throughout the year. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more.
WTC Cocktail Event VolunteerHEAF is seeking volunteers to help out at our World TradeCenter 4 Cocktail Event in various capacities. Learn more.
Junior Board Retreat FacilitatorHEAF is seeking a Junior Board Retreat facilitator. Learn more.
Current Long-Term Opportunities
Professional Development Speaker OpportunityHEAF is looking for volunteers to present at our quarterly Professional Development workshops. Learn more.
Social Media Content ContributorHEAF is seeking a volunteer to aid our Communications Manager with various social media upkeep. Learn more.
College Application MentorHEAF seeks volunteers to mentor our rising 12th grade class through the college application process. Learn more.
Corporate Volunteer Opportunities
If you would like to volunteer with your company, we are happy to create customized opportunities. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with inquiries.
For general questions, please contact our Volunteer Engagement Coordinator at 212-663-9732 x38 or email .
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Meet HEAF’s Volunteer Engagement Coordinator
Symphony Chau is native of Parsippany, New Jersey. She grew up spending a lot of time in NYC’s Chinatown community. Symphony attended American University in Washington, D.C. where she received a B.A. in International Studies and a Chinese minor. While attending American University, Symphony traveled to Hong Kong and taught English to high school students for a summer. In Symphony’s spare time she enjoys reading, writing, blogging, playing the piano and shopping. Symphony decided to join the NYC Civic Corps after graduating to help develop her skill set in the non-profit sector of New York.