Volunteer With HRCS

Volunteer Interest Form

We would love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we will get in touch with you shortly.
  • This does not need to have anything to do with sailing or volunteering, we just want to get a sense of your background.
  • This does not need to have anything to do with sailing or volunteering, we just want to get a sense of your background.
  • So we know where you came from.

To be notified of upcoming volunteering opportunities simply join our Active Volunteers List above.

Volunteering in Youth Programs

Steps to Getting Involved
  1. Learn about our programs
  2. Click "Sign up to Receive Volunteer Opportunities" above or fill out the form to the right to be included in future volunteer emails. 
  3. Fill out the Volunteer Information Form.  This helps give us a sense of where / when to place you.
  4. Fill out the Volunteer Application.  
  5. Complete a Background Check.  Click one of the first two links for "Volunteer".
  6. Set up a Volunteer Profile.  
Ways to Get Involved
After you have completed the above “Steps to Getting Involved” and you have been approved to volunteer, here are some ways to get involved.    
  1. Be a Career Speaker - Select days in October - May, Monday-Thursday, 6pm
  2. Become a Volunteer Skipper and Help Get Students on the Water - October - November, April - May, Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm.  
  3. Assist in our Winter Boat Building - No experience or special skills necessary, December - March, Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm.  
  4. Provide homework / tutoring support.  Options for sessions October - May, Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm.
  5. Lead a workshop on a career skill (resume writing, interview best practices, workplace etiquette).  
  6. Host a workplace visit.
  7. Connect a student with an internship or shadow day.  
  8. Be a mentor.
Still have questions?  Give us a call - 212-924-1920.      

Boat Maintenance

Assists maintenance director with boat repair, hauling, launching, and various projects.   Availability:  Early Spring and late fall are our busiest times.  We would like volunteers to commit to 8-10 days annually so we can provide training and individuals can follow through on projects independently.  Interested?  Email Sam Paci - spaci@hudsonsailing.org

The personal information that you provide will never be supplied to anyone outside HRCS without first obtaining your consent, unless we are required by law to disclose it. When you provide HRCS with your e-mail address you are consenting that you are willing to receive periodic e-newsletters from us.

The HRCS Mission
Hudson River Community Sailing develops leadership and academic success in underserved New York City youth through sailing education and provides maritime education and recreation to the community at large.
HRCS is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

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