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The Great Giveback - Plainedge Public Library
October 1 - 15, 2022
October 15th is the Great Giveback! Do your part by donating a minimum of 2 nonperishable, not expired food items for 1 hour of community service with a maximum of 3 hours. Please check expiration dates! All donation will go to the Long Island Cares food bank.
 
Plainedge Public Library - In Person Volunteering
Young adult services needs high school students in grades 9-12 to volunteer 1/2 hour shifts.
Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and/or Thursday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Applications are available at the Adult Reference desk.
For every 1/2 hour worked, each volunteer will receive 1 hour of community service.
 
 
Molloy University: Energeia for Teens
Giving a voice to Long Island high school student’s ages 14-19 with 20-40 participants actively engaged each year, Energeia for Teens combines group discussion, skill-building exercises, and community service-learning experiences. It builds citizenship, promotes character development, enhances critical thinking and problem-solving capacity, and fosters respect among students of diverse backgrounds. By participating in an initiative hosted by a college, high school students are better prepared for college life. As teens learn about local challenges and are active in the development of solutions, they become change agents in their schools and neighborhoods. It is important that youth embrace Long Island and positively contribute to their communities as they continue in leadership roles throughout their adult lives. Energeia for Teens also provides an opportunity for students to make new friends from across Long Island.
 
Orientation Session:
Friday, October 21, 2022
6:30 – 8:00 pm
at the Molloy Suffolk Center
1100 N Broadway, Amityville, NY 11701
Dinner will be provided
 
If you are interested in attending the orientation and/or joining the program, call us at 516.323.4734 or email [email protected].
 
 

 

Rider University: Norm Brodsky Business Competition

Do your students have ideas for innovative new businesses? Encourage them to share their business concepts with Rider for a chance to win a full-tuition scholarship or cash prizes!  The winner of the senior pitch competition will receive a full four-year tuition scholarship to Rider University. 

The competition is sponsored by Norm Brodsky ’64. Norm is a long-time entrepreneur and the namesake of Rider’s Norm Brodsky College of Business. He founded eight successful businesses including Citi Storage, the largest privately owned archive business in the country.
Who: Rising high school seniors, juniors and sophomores
Program Info. Session: Monday, October 3, 2022, 7:30 pm Register here
Click here for program flyer
Deadline to enter competition: November 6, 2022
 
 
UMass College Application Essay Writing Workshop 
Did you know the college essay can be the most important part of the application process? This online workshop for high school students is focused on developing the skills needed to write a successful college application essay, from first draft to final product. 
When: October 8 - 29, 2022
Where: Meets live, online: Saturdays 2:00 - 3:30pm (EDT)
Cost: $350, non-credit course
Questions? Email [email protected]
For more information, click here
Deadline to Register: September 26, 2022 (or until full)
 
 
Georgetown University Pre-College Programs
The course is designed by the renowned and popular Dr. Anthony Clark Arend, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Government at Georgetown University and designer of the international law course. Students will dive into international treaties, the role international law plays in wars such as the one in Ukraine, and how laws are designed to protect the world from chaos. If your student is interested in college majors or career paths related to international law, such as attorney, corporate counselor, government official, or diplomat, then this course is a must.
 
This course allows students to learn how investors create wealth. They will explore the exciting world of fintech and cryptocurrencies, and discover what really happens once a stock is purchased. Students will also analyze a public company, determine its worth, and calculate the price at which the company would make a good investment. If your student is interested in college majors or career paths related to business, consulting, fintech, financial planning, or accounting, then this course is a must.
For more information & to register, please click here
 
 
University of Notre Dame Pre-College Programs: Global Scholars
Students enroll in an online course taught by Notre Dame International faculty, allowing students the opportunity to take a college-level course with like-minded peers from across the United States and around the world. 
Global Scholars Course Roster
Who: HS Sophomores or Juniors
When: October 15 - November 19, 2022
Classes meet on Saturdays or Sundays for 90 minutes for the duration of the six-week course. Each course has specific day and time requirements, depending on the Global Gateway.
For more information, please click here
Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2022
 
 
Columbia Business School: Fall Enrichment Programs
The global luxury market is valued at over $316 Billion* and projected to grow. This program gives you an inside look at this dynamic industry. You’ll hear from experts in the field; investment bankers, management consultants, and business analysts who cover retail, automotive, 5-star hospitality, designer apparel, fine jewelry, and more. You’ll explore the strategies used to finance and grow a premium brand, study the target consumer, and see how these businesses are valued from an investor's perspective. No matter where you are on your academic or career path, this program is a must.
Every business wants one thing — a fan base. And nobody does it better than professional sports. Here is a program designed to cover the business side of this exciting world. You’ll hear first-hand from team owners and sports executives. You’ll pick a team and explore program topics through that lens. Study the impact of sports across North America, collective bargaining, how a franchise accrues valuation, and how major stadiums are financed. Examine the shifting demographics of sports fans and see how new technologies are influencing “the game.” If your goal is to work in the sports industry, this program is for you.
For more information & to apply, please click here
 
 

 

Volunteer for Beach Cleanups

August 28, September 25, and October 30

The Town of Hempstead are teaming up with Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS) and All Our Energy to host regular community beach clean ups in Lido Beach and Point Lookout.

Volunteers can register for a one-hour time slot to help remove trash and debris from the beach. Clean up supplies will be provided, but it recommended that registrants bring their own gloves.

Upcoming events are scheduled for Sunday, August 28, Sunday, September 25, and Sunday, October 20, 2022. To register on Eventbrite please click here!

 
 
Backyard Players and Friends: Volunteer Opportunity
Backyard Players & Friends is an inclusive, arts-based community program, open to the public for participants age 14 and older. We work to give every person a space so that together we can share ideas and experience openness, joy and creativity. We believe that through inclusion there is diversity and strength. Our program seeks unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation.
We are always looking for volunteers who are eager to engage and support our growing program and would like to offer our program as a volunteer opportunity to your students. 
For more information, please click here
 
 
Siena College: College Talk Tuesday
Siena is offering college search help every Tuesday night this fall. Your students, and their families are welcome to join us for video chats on affordability, finding the perfect major, essays, applications, financial aid and more. 
For more information, click here
 
 
St. Francis Hospital - Pathway to Nursing Video
In lieu of their Spring in-person presentation, they have provided a short video to view. Please click here
 
 
Volunteer Crowd: STEM Volunteer Internships for Students

Click here to learn about a variety of volunteer opportunities in the STEM area

Click here for volunteer opportunities in CTE (Career and Technical Education)

Click here for additional volunteer opportunities

 

 

Long Island Volunteer Center