Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities Database

If your group would like to be a part of the volunteer opportunities database download the volunteer form (PDF) or use the online volunteer summary.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

City of Cohoes Youth Bureau / Youth Advisory Board

Contact Person: Daniel Hytko by phone at 518-233-2116 or by email
97 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

The Youth Bureau assists at several events including the Turkey Trot, Halloween Parade, Winter Carnival and Easter Egg Hunt. Volunteers are always needed at these events and youth ages 13 and up are welcome to volunteer with us.

Cohoes Multi-Service Senior Center

Contact Person: Linda Duffy by phone at 518-235-2420 or by email
10 Cayuga Plaza
Cohoes, NY 12047

Volunteers are needed for helping in the kitchen, washing dishes, helping to put together the meals on wheels and cleaning tables in the dining room. Help is also needed to serve the disabled at evening meals, working the jewelry counter on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, working in the Adult Day Care with clients helping them to do arts and crafts, play games and exercises. Help is also needed at the front desk answering phones and helping with paper work. Volunteers must be age 15 plus.

Eddy Cohoes Rehab Center & Nursing Home

Contact Person: Jule Kovacs by phone at 518-238-4140 or by email.
421 West Columbia Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Volunteers are needed for friendly visits with the residents, to run the gift shop and in assisting therapy department with the transportation of residents through the building. They also need help with running activities such as bingo, crafts, music and helping in the beauty parlor.

Flexible hours are available and volunteers must be 14 plus years of age.

Cohoes Public Library

Contact Person: Matthew Graff by phone at 518-235-2570 or by email.
169 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Volunteers are needed for shelving books, shelf reading, writing a newsletter and making flyers and signs. We also need help planning lectures and booking speakers, running a book discussion group, and helping people on the computer. Volunteers must be at least 15 years old.

The United Church of Cohoes

Contact Person: Reverend Nick TeBordo or Nancy by phone at 518-237-0278
123 Mohawk Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Volunteers are needed for providing child care for children ages 2 to 6 for 2 hours on Sunday mornings, and outside lawn work. Other opportunities may also be available. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.