Jr. Junior League

Save the Date: Junior Junior League Presents Social Promise Philanthropy Course

It’s never too early to teach your kids how to give back! The NYJL’s Jr. Junior League (JJL) committee not only gives children the opportunity to do volunteer work, but also provides direct exposure of our work to underserved youth in the community. Through JJL, volunteers spend meaningful and enjoyable time with their children carrying out philanthropic activities.

We can’t wait to see you at an upcoming JJL event! For more information about JJL, email jrjrleague@nyjl.org.

Get Involved, Volunteer Early Events (GIVE Events)

  • The JJL hosts Get Involved, Volunteer Early Events (GIVE Events) to teach principles of philanthropy and promote family volunteerism to preschool and elementary aged New York City children. GIVE Events are designed to be educational, dynamic, and engaging. Children learn about philanthropy, develop their philanthropic interests, and participate in different types of volunteer activities. Additionally, the events provide parents and their children with meaningful opportunities to do philanthropic work together. The JJL co-hosts GIVE Events with NYJL committees, NYJL community partners, and outside community partners. All GIVE Events are free of charge.
  • Meals on Heels Register now

  • Date: Saturday, March 31, 2018
    Time: 10:00–11:30 a.m.
    Location: Carter Burden Center for the Aging, 351 East 74th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues)
    Description: Come meet us at the Carter Burden Center for the Aging to help serve the elderly in our community. Junior volunteers will meet with a staff member at the center to learn about what it means to be a homebound senior. The children will then create handmade cards to deliver to the seniors alongside a healthy meal. All deliveries made will be on the Upper East Side in the neighborhood of the center. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. We hope you can join us as we give the gift of hospitality and companionship to people who truly cherish it. In turn, your child will receive the gift of satisfaction knowing that he/she has made a positive difference in the life of another person.This event is suitable for children ages 4 to 12 of NYJL and non-NYJL members. Registration is free of charge, but space is limited.
  • Social Promise – Ages 3-6 Register Now

  •  Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Time: 10-11:15am
    Location: New York Junior League (130 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075)
    Description: Junior Junior League partners with Social Promise to teach principles of philanthropy to preschool and elementary aged New York City children. Join us in promoting family volunteerism. Social Promise, a NYC-based nonprofit, supports critical health and educational resources serving impoverished Ugandan communities. Social Promise believes children have a natural ability to empathize and the desire to help others at a young age. By educating them and giving them the necessary tools to make informed decisions, this Junior Junior League course, offered in partnership with Social Promise, seeks to foster a lifelong commitment to volunteerism and philanthropy. During this session, students, ages 3-6, will learn what philanthropy is, how they can give their time, talents and treasures and how to talk about volunteerism with family and friends.
  • Social Promise – Ages 7-12 Register Now

  • Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Time: 11:30am-1pm
    Location: New York Junior League (130 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075)
    Description: Junior Junior League partners with Social Promise to teach principles of philanthropy to New York City children ages 7-12. Join us in promoting family volunteerism. Social Promise, a NYC-based nonprofit, supports critical health and educational resources serving impoverished Ugandan communities. Social Promise believes children have a natural ability to empathize and the desire to help others at a young age. By educating them and giving them the necessary tools to make informed decisions, this Junior Junior League course, offered in partnership with Social Promise, seeks to foster a lifelong commitment to volunteerism and philanthropy. During this session, students, ages 7-12, will learn what philanthropy is, how they can make meaningful choices to last a lifetime, and how they can encourage family and friends to volunteer.
  • Junior Playground Improvement Project (PIP) Register Now

  • Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Time: 10am-12pm
    Location: Corlears Hook Park (397 FDR Drive New York NY 10002)
    Description: Join the Junior Junior League in lending a hand to transform Corlear’s Park. Young volunteers are invited to help clean up, plant flowers, and play in the dirt! It’s a great opportunity to give back while having fun, and when the renovation is complete, your child will be thrilled to see what he/she has helped to create for other children in the community! A box lunch will be provided for all volunteers afterwards.This event is suitable for children ages 4 to 12 and is open to the public (i.e., not limited to children of NYJL volunteers). Registration is free of charge, but space is limited.
  • Central Park Conservancy Register now

  • Date:  Sunday June 10, 2018
    Time: 10 – 11:30am
    Location/Description: Please join us for a day in Central Park as we partner with the Central Park Conservancy and their Center for Urban Park Discovery to do our part to keep the park clean and green for all to enjoy. Volunteers will help prepare the park for spring by spreading mulch and enjoy a light snack after we’ve finished.This event is suitable for children ages 4 to 12 of NYJL and non-NYJL members.Registration is free of charge, but space is limited.

Strengthening the families of the greater New York area.

The New York Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion at the New York Junior League.

We welcome all women who value our mission. We are committed to inclusive environments of diverse individuals, organizations, and communities.

 

New York Junior League
130 East 80th Street, New York, NY 10075
Phone: 212.288.6220 | Fax: 646.390.6047 | Email: info@nyjl.org

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