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Upcoming Conferences and Special Events

St. John's University Regents Review Classes
St. John's University is offering Regents Review Classes please see the schedule below: 
Festival is for students in the tri-state area. The films should be no longer than 8 minutes. Prizes will be offered in various categories including Best Film, Best Acting, Best Cinematography and Best Editing.  We will also be offering panels during the day with guest speakers where students can learn more about the industry.
WHEN: October, 2023 (Date TBA)
WHERE: The Olmsted Theater, Adelphi Campus in Garden City NY
JUDGES: Industry professionals
HOW: Students can submit their films on FilmFreeway
More information to come.......
The Society for the Prevention of Suicide: Nassau County Youth Council
This is an incredible opportunity for all high school students, grades 9-12 to become experts on wellness, receive special trainings and have open discussions about mental health and suicide prevention, connect with peers from across the county, become a confident leader and peer support in their school communities, and learn strategies to enhance the wellness of their entire school community. 
It also presents opportunities for scholarship awards and community service hours! The council meets for monthly meetings that will change location across the county throughout the year. 
Please click here to apply & here for more information
Nassau County Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructors Wanted
Click here for more information; starting at $18 per hour.
Town of Oyster Bay: Summer Employment Opportunities
Recreation Counselors - Applicants must be at least 16 years old, available weekdays beginning July 5 - August 11th & interested in working with children. Employment opportunities are offered at Marjorie R. Post (Massapequa, Plainview-Old Bethpage & Syosset-Woodbury Community Parks, Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park in Farmingdale, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay, & Tappen Beach in Glenwood Landing. Summer Recreation Program participants take part in trips, tournaments, shows and athletic events, including the TOBAY Games.
For more information: please call 516-797-7945 or visit: 
Lifeguards - Needed for Town pools & beaches this summer season, which runs from Memorial Day - Labor Day. For the first time ever, residents ages 15+ are invited to apply for lifeguard positions at community pools, with a new competitive starting salary of $18 per hour. To help applicants qualify, the Town is offering Red Cross Lifeguard Training & Nassau County Certification courses for residents who are not yet certified. Upon successful completion of these 2 courses, residents will be eligible for employment as a lifeguard with the Town of Oyster Bay & the Town will then pay all fees for both courses. 
For more information: Please call 516-797-4131 or email [email protected] 
Rx Experience at Wilkes University
Considering a major in pharmacy? You can learn more at RxExperience, a four-day virtual camp, offered by Wilkes University’s Nesbitt School of Pharmacy. The camp will be offered once a week, via Zoom on Wednesday evenings, March 15 to April 5.

High school students will get a behind-the-scenes look at pharmacy through educational sessions and fun, hands-on lab activities, all from the comfort of their own home! We'll send everything students need for lab activities and hands-on learning.

Additionally, high schoolers will learn how to prepare for and apply to the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, get a glimpse at life as a pharmacy student at Wilkes and hear about the variety of rewarding career paths available to pharmacists.
For more information: 
Justin Collins, MA
Director of Admissions & Student Affairs
[email protected]
(570) 408-4122
Click here to Register!
The University of Scranton Accepted Students Day! 

Accepted students are invited to experience our campus first-hand, attend a class, meet students and eat in our dining hall. 

Preview Day for Accepted Students
Saturday, March 25, 2023
Accepted students and their families can meet representatives from their major,

Student activities/services, athletics and more. They can also discuss financial aid questions one-on-one with financial aid staff, tour campus and hear from our keynote speakers.


*For those who are unable to join us on campus for our in-person events or for a campus tour, we offer virtual opportunities for students and their families to experience our community! 

Camp ANCHOR Volunteers Summer 2023
Camp ANCHOR (Answering the Needs of Citizens with Handicaps through Organized Recreation) is a comprehensive, year round recreational program that serves children & adults with special needs that reside in the Town of Hempstead.
The Town of Hempstead’s Camp ANCHOR Volunteer Program is very competitive and getting on our wait list is the first step in securing a volunteer position for the summer of 2023.
Please call the ANCHOR Office at (516)431-6946 on January 3, 2023 to be placed on our wait list. Call in begins at 8am. Requests by email are not accepted. You must be 14 years old by July 1, 2023 and you must reside in the Town of Hempstead.
This year, Camp ANCHOR will run from July 5 - August 15. All volunteers must attend a mandatory Volunteer Orientation (TBA). Summer volunteers must attend all 6 weeks. The maximum amount of absences allowed is 2 days.
Please visit for more information or click here
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: STAR Program
Rensselaer Admissions, in collaboration with members of the Black and Latinx communities at Rensselaer, invites academically talented, underrepresented students to participate in the Science, Technology, and Arts at Rensselaer (STAR) Program. 

STAR is an opportunity for prospective students to explore our academic offerings, learn about the admissions and financial aid process, and connect with current students involved with our multicultural student organizations. 

This year, STAR Program will be held virtually to allow for a deeper dive into our culturally vibrant institute. This event will begin at 4 p.m. EDT with a Welcome and Academic Overview from Ulysses deArmas, Associate Director of Admissions. Following the Welcome, students will meet with current students to learn about the full student experience at Rensselaer in breakout sessions.

Please register for the event here

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at [email protected].
Plainedge Public Library - In Person Volunteering
Book Buddies (In person program)
Tuesday, April 13, 2023
9:45 - 10:45 am
Registration Required
Get paired with a child aged 3-8, find a cozy spot in the library, & read a story or two with your new little book buddy to earn 1 hour of community service credit.
Grades 6-12 (Limit 12)
Sunflower Sticker Poster (In person)
May 1 - May 30
For the month of May, earn 1/2 hour of community service when you contribute to a mosaic sticker poster to hang in our YA department. Next, time you're in the library, stop by the reference desk to grab some mosaic square stickers to add to the large coded grid! The result will be a beautiful sunflower.
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.
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
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
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