Volunteer Opportunities

Program/Contact Coordinator

When & Where

What Time

Type of work

Dinner at Noon

Helping Hands at the Carver Center/Deacons

Melissa Worth



3/10, 4/21, 6/02

10:30 am –   1:00 pm


Donate Food Items

Donate time day of serving meal to 50 people


Thanksgiving Food Drive


Sam Dimon



Month of November

All hours

Drop off food to RPC Food Boxes for delivery to those in need

Rise Up Against Hunger

(Formerly Stop Hunger Now)

Rev. Marshall



April 15

Sunday after

10 am service

Bag Food for International Relief - RUAH provides supplies and leads efforts

Empty Bowls

Rev. Love and Middle School Youth


One Sunday Late January/February

Middle School Youth Create Pottery Bowls    

Proceeds going to local food pantry

Annual Event One Sunday

11am – 1pm

Pottery bowls for sale as well as soup for a family event of caring and sharing

Baby Box

Open Door Family Medical Center with RPNS

Kim O’Connor


April – May 2018

Collecting Baby Box items at RPC and RPNS

All Hours

Assemble Baby Boxes and host a new Mom shower after collecting donated Baby items


Coming Home Program

18 week life skills/empowerment program

for formerly incarcerated individuals

To volunteer as mentor or to help with    

transportation, contact:

Dr. Miller

To help with dinners, contact Meals Coordinator

Linda Otness


18 weeks January to June


3/1, 4/5, 5/3 (Mentor Sessions)




Shared dinner

7:00 – 8:00 pm




Prepare & serve meals for men and women attending a 18 week life skills program.

Attend the Thursday night dinners and enjoy the essence of this program.

Mentor a participant and encourage them to reach their goals.

Help provide transportation from/to Rye Metro North Train Station.

Prison Ministry at Sing Sing, Fishkill

Bob/Nancy Steed  


Visit monthly

with inmates

Sundays, either afternoon or evening

Travel to Fishkill or Sing Sing Correctional Facilities to visit with inmates.

Church and Justice Sunday

Bob/Nancy Steed  


Church Service Lead by NYTS

Lunch Follows

April 8


One Sunday Annually

Organize luncheon for students in the NY Theological Seminary Sing Sing program

Attend 10 AM Service

Rye Writes

Heather Miller  


Volunteer Monthly Letter Writing

Minimum of 1 letter per month

Correspondence exchange with incarcerated through church. Make a connection through letter writing.

Men’s Clothing Closet Dress for Success

Bob Steed    


Accepting Men’s clothing donations all year round; collect and sort men’s attire

As needed

Donate Men’s attire for interviews.

Coordinate donations to Exodus; Coming Home;  Youth Shelter


Thrift Shop

RPC Women’s Association

Suzanne Davies  

Collect donated household items to sell in Thrift Shop; all proceeds go to local charities

September – June

Wednesdays 10-12 Organize ; Thursday 10-1 Shop Open

Volunteers to organize donations; price and sort.

Volunteers work Thrift Shop.

All proceeds go to local charities.

Annual Grant Luncheon June.

NOLA Mission Trips

Rev. Love and Rev. Marshall



June 24 – 30


August 5 - 11

All week

Help to rebuild New Orleans.

Helping Hands for the Hungry & Homeless



Thursday mornings

At RPC kitchen

Thursday am

Help to make sandwiches which are then shared with the hungry and homeless.

Rye Youth Council/SPRYE

Connect with Tech

During the school year

Various times

High School youth teach senior citizens (via SPRYE) how to use their modern technology and social media.


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