Children's Foundation of Astor

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Astor!

 

Volunteers are the heart of our organization.  We are excited that you share in our belief that every child deserves a childhood, and are interested in becoming part of our Astor family as a volunteer.  There are many ways to get involved!   Discover how you can engage with us as a volunteer by reading more below.  If you would like to participate please fill out the volunteer contact form and we will be in touch!

Contact Dana Valdez
845-337-1934 for more information
 

  Volunteer Form  
 

 

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

 

Read a book to the children in our Head Start Program
Project Details: Make a video of yourself reading a book for children aged 2-5.  We will post your video on our Head Start social media pages and share the video with our Head Start programs.  

Volunteer Profile: Great for any age!  Perfect opportunity for community service hours.

 

Teach an art project or science experiment on video
Project Details: Make a video of yourself teaching an art project or science experiment for children in grades 1-4.  We will share these videos with our educators in the appropriate programs.

Volunteer Profile: Great for any age!  Perfect opportunity for community service hours.

 

Host an art materials or activity drive
Project Details:  Host a drive in your community to gather the art and activity items needed for the children in our residential program in Rhinebeck, NY.  If you are interested in hosting a drive please fill out the volunteer contact form linked above, and a list of the items in need will be provided.

Volunteer Profile: Perfect opportunity for small groups and companies!

 

Participate in a virtual fundraiser
Project Details: Participate in our “Dollar Makes a Difference” campaign by sharing our Facebook posts with your friends.  

Volunteer Profile: For anyone…it’s easy! Follow us on Facebook and share the information about “Dollar Makes a Difference.”

 

Special Events Volunteers

Committee volunteers

Are you interested in participating as part of a committee or board to assist with our event planning and fundraising? Our current committees are always looking for energetic participants:

  • Young Professionals Board (Bronx location)
  • Golf Tournament Committee
  • Holiday Event Committee

If you are interested, please contact Dana Valdez at 845-337-1934 or fill out the volunteer form linked above.

Adopt-A- Family volunteer
There are many ways to be involved in our Adopt-A-Family Program which provides necessities and gifts for more than 1,500 children in the Hudson Valley and the Bronx during the holiday season each year!  You can be matched with a child to provide holiday gifts, organize a toy drive with your organization or help out at our gift delivery sites in early December.  If you are interested in helping with this project please fill out the volunteer contact form and a volunteer coordinator will contact you.

Visit our Adopt-A-Family page to see pictures from  last year’s drive.  Thank you to the organizations and individuals that participated!

 

As always we are so grateful to everyone who dedicates their time to supporting our mission.  We truly appreciate our Astor Volunteers!