Archives for March 2015

The Sharing Shelf of FSW is Seeking Clothing Donations for the NEW Teen Boutique

The Sharing Shelf of FSW will be hosting the NEW Teen Boutique, formerly Girl Topia, on April 26th, 2015, and welcome donations of gently used and new spring and summer clothes and accessories.  

Volunteer Internship – The Sharing Shelf of FSW – Assistant for Outreach and Operations

The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide clothing to children from families in financial need.  The Sharing Shelf collects new and gently used clothing donations for infants, youth and teens. That clothing is sorted by size, season and gender then distributed through social service agencies,…[More]

FSW to be Honored as Champions for Children – June 5, 2015

Child Care Council Announces 2015 Champions for Children Scarsdale, NY (March 12, 2015) – The Child Care Council of Westchester – a nonprofit resource organization that works to ensure every child in Westchester has access to quality early care and education – announces the 2015 recipients of its Champions for Children Awards: Congresswoman Nita Lowey,…[More]

Camp Viva – August 16th through 22nd, 2015

Camp Viva, located at the Ramapo Anchorage Camp for Children in Rhinebeck, NY, is a unique year-round program for children and families in Westchester County infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. (One member of the immediate family is infected with AIDS or HIV, then the entire family is eligible to apply and attend camp.) Founded in…[More]

Volunteer Job Description for The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester

The Sharing Shelf collects new and gently used clothing for children and youth as well as other basic necessities such as new school supplies, shoes, strollers, car seats and pack-n-plays. .  The clothing is sorted by quality, size, season and gender, packaged in a week’s worth of clothing, then distributed though social service agencies to…[More]

Administrative Assistant for Senior Outreach Program

Assist the program coordinator in promoting awareness of the needs of older adults to empower key community partners who can help protect and support seniors. As our population ages there is a growing need for a range of supportive services. Be part of a forward moving program to meet this challenge. Tasks: Identify appropriate community…[More]

Assistant Pre-School/Head Start Teacher

This is a wonderful opportunity to share your time, talents and love of learning with youngsters, ages 3 to 5. Head Start is a federally-funded program for children from low-income families. The early childhood program seeks to build fundamentals for learning that prepare children for elementary school. Knowing colors, shapes, letters, numbers and constructive ways…[More]

Free Adoption Orientations this Spring

Adoption & Children’s Services offers free monthly Adoption Orientations.  It is required that all pre-adoptive applicants (both domestic and international) attend one orientation to begin the home study process.  These orientations are held in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at our office in White Plains. All dates are first Tuesday of the month from 6-8…[More]

FSW Celebrating Social Worker Appreciation Month

For the month of March, FSW is celebrating Social Worker Appreciation Month.  This month we recognize how social workers have brought about major positive social changes, improved the lives of individuals and families, and will continue to do so in the future. FSW hosted a Social Worker Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, March 2, 2015 in Pelham….[More]

RideConnect Volunteer Driver

RideConnect is seeking volunteers who are able to provide rides to older adults, the disabled, and home health care workers in Westchester County. These rides will enable older adults to access medical appointments and shopping so that they can remain active in their communities. You can volunteer as little or as much as your schedule…[More]