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Upcoming Conferences and Special Events

Plainedge Library Volunteer Opportunities
Take & Make: Summer Reading Bookmarks
When: Tuesday-Friday, June 7 - 10, 2022
Pickup during library hours
Registration Required
Make a cute ocean themed bookmark which will be given out in the Children's Department for summer reading. Completed bookmarks must be returned to the library by Monday, June 27, 2022 in order to receive 1 hour of Community Service.
 
Recycle Challenge
When: July 1 - August 31, 2022
Bring bottles and cans to your local supermarket & take a picture of your receipt. For every 10 bottles or cans you recycle, you will receive 1 hour of community service. Email your receipt to: [email protected]
Let's see how many bottles we can recycle!
 
In-Person Volunteering
Young Adult Services needs high school students entering Grade 10 & up as of September 2022 to volunteer this summer for 1/2 hour shifts.
When: Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm and/or Monday & Wednesday mornings 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
Applications are available online & at the Adult Reference desk.
For every 1/2 hour worked, each volunteer will receive 1 hour of community service.
 
 
Part-time Position: Data Entry Representative for Sterling Customhouse Broker
Please click here for more information
 
 
Internship program on James Coll's Campaign for New York State Senate
Please click here for informational flyer
 
 
Comput/her @ Curry College
When: Friday, May 27, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
It is a one-day conference that invites young women in high school to explore career opportunities in computing and data science. While the history of computing and data science has the strong influence of women and women of color in particular, the face of the modern profession is white and male. This conference is intended to be a place for young women and those who support them to collaborate, learn about, and participate in computing, technology, and data science activities. Participants will hear inspirational stories from successful women in the field, be mentored by female college students and recent graduates, and participate in collaborative, hands-on, skill-building activities in a welcoming and supportive environment. 
Register here
 
 
Yes You CAN! (In-person)
When: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 pm
The teen/tweens will learn the art of kawaii illustration mixed with Andy Warhol's pop can art by creating fun labels for all of the cans & the can openers. They will also have the option of creating a mini pop art can painting. Donations of canned goods or can openers are needed for food banks. (One hour of community service will be given for this program.)
Registration begins: Monday, April 25, 2022
For more information, contact Teen Librarian Jillian Pelliccia at [email protected]
 
 
Town of Oyster Bay Group Activities Program Counselors
The Town is seeking counselors for its Summer Group Activities Program. The six-week program provides a rewarding employment experience for counselors as they work with children with special needs.
Who: Applicants must be at least 16 years old and be available for the duration of the program, which runs weekdays from 9:45 am - 3:15 pm, July 5th through August 12th.
For more information: Call 516-797-7948
 
 
Town of Oyster Bay Summer Recreation Counselors
The Town is seeking counselors for its Summer Recreation Program. The six-week program provides a rewarding employment experience for counselors as they work with children and make a difference. Applicants must be available for the duration of the program, which runs weekdays from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm July 5th through August 12th.
For more information: Call 516-797-4125 or visit: www.oysterbaytown.com 
 
 
Town of Oyster Bay Lifeguards
The Town is currently accepting applications from qualified, certified individuals interested in lifeguarding positions at Town pools and beaches. Positions are available for the summer season, which runs Memorial Day through Labor Day. 
Who: Applicants must be 16 years old, possess a current Lifeguard Certification & a current CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
For more information: Call 516-797-7958 or visit: www.oysterbaytown.com 
 
 
InvestIn: The Ultimate Career Experience
Do your students want valuable experience with top professionals from competitive industries? We offer live, immersive masterclasses for US high school students to help them choose their career and maximize their potential.

Learn from top doctors, lawyers, engineers, psychologists, investment bankers and software engineers in a live, interactive environment. All programs take place on weekends and are delivered live online in EST. 

Students aged 15-18 can click on any career below to see full details and register now. Places are limited and allocated on a first come, first-served basis.
Questions? 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
 
 
Wake Forest University Online Immersion Program for High School Students
Wake Forest University has inspiring programs for motivated high school students this winter break.
We are offering a selection of our popular online courses designed for students ages 13 and older to help them prepare for college and beyond during their time off. Course topics: Business, Medicine, Cancer Medicine, Psychology, Sports Medicine, Bioscience and Women's Medicine.
Click here to apply & for more information.
 
 
Floral Park Music Center Part-Time Student Teacher Position
Part-time positions available for Junior/Senior students interested in teaching music. The ideal candidates should have a background in one or more of the following: Piano / Guitar / Violin / Drums / Voice
To schedule an appointment, leave a message or text us at:
516 437 2777 OR email us at: [email protected]
 
 
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

 

 

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