IONA

Volunteer Opportunities

There's lots for you to do!

It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and beliefs that human history is shaped. Each time one stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a milion different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. - Robert F. Kennedy

Prizing the values of justice, peace, and service... (taken from the Iona College Mission Statement)


Advocacy Issues:
Join us as we advocate for important issues such as human trafficking, pro-life and others.
Contact: Shristi Gajurel


Best Buddies:
Befriend an intellectually disabled adult and start a friendship that can last a lifetime. One-year commitment requested or you can be an associate and attend events (such as movies, picnics, basketball games) with the Buddies.
Contact: Jacqueline Hubbard


Project Bro/Christian Brothers Outreach:
Make someone's day! Visit the elderly Christian Brothers at St. Joseph's Residence. Groups visit for two hours, once a week.
Contact: Derek Krautkremer


Habitat for Humanity:
Join us as we build affordable housing in Westchester County. We participate in 2 builds each month and hold fundraising events throughout the year.
Contact: Jessalyn Marconi or Alexa Serrecchia


Midnight Run:
Share food, clothing, toiletries and conversation with the homeless of New York City. Runs leave from Montgomery House on Thursday or Friday at 8:00 pm once a month.
Contact: Greg Badura or Ashley Hubaykah


Project Sunshine:
Spend some time playing, laughing and getting to know the incredible children of Blythedale Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center.
Contact: Colleen Ciriello


Project Family Soup Kitchen:
Serve meals to the hungry once a week at a local soup kitchen.
Contact: Brian Pristash


Red Cross Club:
Respond to disaster relief needs.
Contact: Jessica Velasco


Success Center:

Spend an afternoon tutoring elementary school children on Iona's campus. We meet Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday afternoons (4:00 pm - 5:30 pm) in the basement of Amend Hall. Check out the Success Center site
Contact: Marci Dillion or Corrine Valenti

Wartburg Senior Center:
While at the Wartburg Senior Center, volunteers will assist with activities that take place in the Recreation Department. While facilitating activities such as Bingo night, "Deal or No Deal", horse racing, and Casino night, volunteers will have the opportunity to hear about the resident's lives while sharing stories about their own lives as well.
Contact: Aly Luiso


Don't see what you are looking for? Stop by the Office of Mission and Ministry to discuss other volunteer opportunities. We are located in Robert V. LaPenta Student Union, Room 217, (914) 637-2772 or email Carl Procario-Foley