Every December, Variety the Children’s Charity of New York welcomes over 1,000 children from the New York/Tri-State area to partake in a day of merriment. Volunteers help serve food, face paint, craft and enjoy a day of festivities with children from under-served communities.
To sign up as a volunteer for our annual holiday party please fill out and submit the Variety Holiday Party Volunteer Sign Up Form.
Volunteer with our Grantees:
Our grantees are a diverse group of organizations with a great variety of needs. They are located in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and offer a multitude of unique volunteering opportunities that we can connect you with. If you are interested in a particular organization or a specific medium of the arts, let us know and we will work to connect you with our spectacular grantee organizations!
Expert Value-Added Volunteering:
If you are an expert in your field and interested in volunteering your time and skills to leading a workshop for our grantees, contact us! During our Monthly Value-Added Workshops we invite our grantees to partake in professional and organizational development activities. Past workshops have included: Asset Mapping Workshop, Making the Case for the Arts: A Workshop on Research and a workshop on Building Effective Infrastructure for Evaluation. Workshops are generally two hour sessions. We are currently looking for experts in marketing, technology, fund development, board development and school district partnerships. If you are interested in lending your expertise and leading a workshop, let us know.