Help with Administrative Work at Lantern!
Lantern Community Services champions the independence and well-being of New
Yorkers who are formerly homeless or have recently aged out of foster care recreate
their lives. Our programs with proven results in health, employment, education and life
skills are delivered inside our residences and tailored to each person’s needs.
Lantern is looking for volunteers who can give 1-5 hours per week supporting our on the-
ground program staff! Each of these opportunities will lift the burden for your host
site by relieving the staff of administrative work. This is a great opportunity to give back
to a vulnerable community!
This opportunity is available immediately at six of our locations (4 locations in the Bronx,
1 in Manhattan and 1 in Brooklyn). Details for each position are as follows:
• West Bronx location: Filing, scanning, organizing/archiving charts and other
administrative assistance, including organizing supply closet. 1-5 hours per
• Longwood, Bronx location: Bilingual Spanish, requested. Filing, making
copies, passing out flyers, organizing bulletin boards, organizing closets,
organizing library books, supporting in setting up groups with facilitators and
supporting facilitators, taking messages /providing messages. Up to 11am-5pm
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; please apply for up to as much time as you
• Tremont, Bronx location: Filing, shredding, organizing/archiving charts and
other administrative assistance, including organizing closet in Program Office. 1-
5 hours per week.
• Washington Heights location: Filing and other administrative assistance,
including helping Resident Coordinator organize chart room. 1-5 hours per week.
• Brownsville, Brooklyn location: Filing and other administrative assistance.
Fridays would be preferable, 1-5 hours per week.
All of Lantern’s locations are accessible by public transportation.
Great Lantern volunteers are non-judgmental, reliable, and really care about the
problem of homelessness in New York City. If that sounds like you, we'd love to meet