Sunshine - Children's Home & Rehab Center Phone: (914) 333 7000 --- Address 15 Spring Valley Road, Ossining, NY 10562-2001

Volunteering at Sunshine

COMPASSIONATE HEARTS:

Sunshine offers a wide array of volunteer opportunities for people of all ages. There is an active recruitment campaign currently underway.Volunteers make a difference in the following ways:

  • Therapeutic Play: Join in the fun of our Toddler and/or our special needs group, stimulating developmental and physical growth through interactive games, music, dance, art, and play activities.
  • Cuddle Club: Be trained to hold our special babies, push strollers, sing and read to our littlest residents.
  • Friendly Visitor: Make a difference, be a buddy to one of the residents with scheduled one–to-one weekly visits.
  • Special Events: Accompany staff and children on trips, assist with celebrations of special events and/or monthly birthday parties.
  • Administrative Support: Provide clerical support to various departments.  
  • Teen Program: Opportunities for high school students to satisfy their community service commitments are available. Teens work with children of all ages in a variety of activities under the direct supervision of the Therapeutic Activities department.

Volunteer applicant's interests, skills and time are matched to our resident’s needs.  Volunteers are requested to provide a minimum of two to four hours per week for a period of no less than six month.

For more information on Sunshine’s volunteer opportunities or to set an appointment for a tour and an opportunity to discuss your interests and availability, please contact Paula Listi at plisti@sunshinechildrenshome.org  or by calling 914-333-7090.