The application for our Youth Service Corps Spring Session is now open! CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW!

The Youth Service Corps is an 8 week long intensive program for high school students. The spring session will begin on March 1st and space is limited. We are accepting applications now through February 19th. Please submit your completed application via email to our Volunteer Program Assistant, Jamie Novak, at Jamie@babybuggy.org. Once your application is submitted it will be reviewed by our Volunteer Program Team. If accepted into the program you will be notified by February 24th.


Thank you for considering volunteering with Baby Buggy! Your help allows us to better assist families living in poverty. We look forward to welcoming you to our loft, either with friends and/or colleagues, or alone.Click Here to learn more about volunteer opportunities in other cities.

Volunteer Projects

Since our inception, volunteers have played a crucial role in our ability to distribute millions of items to some of America’s most vulnerable families. We have many different projects for volunteers to work on, including:

    Volunteers admire some of the cute items they are readying for distribution.

  • Patching clothing samples
  • Cleaning gear
  • Screening items for quality & safety
  • Sorting clothing by age & gender
  • Bundling books/games according to age
  • Filling donation requests.

Volunteer Options

New York

Please note that all warehouse volunteers must be 16 and older.

Groups

Volunteer projects at our warehouse run Monday-Friday from 9am-8pm for groups of 5 to 15 people. Sessions will typically last 2 hours.

Off-Site Groups

Baby Buggy holds volunteer projects off-site for groups of 10 to 100 people at a time that works best for you. Volunteer sessions last 2 hours. Please note: All delivery fees for off-site projects must be incurred by the volunteer group.

Individuals

Baby Buggy works with New York Cares to fill volunteer positions at our warehouse Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm. Individuals interested in volunteering should sign up through New York Cares at www.nycares.org.

Youth

Youth Service Corps
Age: High School

This an opportunity for high school students to participate in hands-on volunteer projects, build leadership skills, and engage with their community through service and action. This program meets once a week from 430-530 PM at the Baby Buggy Warehouse for 8 weeks. Recruitment begins in New York City starting this February and students will be asked to complete a short application to apply for the Corps. To receive the Certificate of Completion at the end of the program, students must have attended 7 out of the 8 sessions.

Drive Ambassadors
Age: 12+

Drive Ambassadors will spearhead a drive in their school or community. In order to structure a successful drive, Drive Ambassadors will work with Baby Buggy staff on this service learning project to better understand, communicate, and meet the needs of the families Baby Buggy serves. Drive themes can include diapers, “new baby essentials”, winter coats, and school supplies. Drive Ambassadors will be responsible for organizing, marketing, executing and conducting an inventory of their school or community drive.

School/Community Groups
Age: 16+

One-time youth group volunteer opportunities at the Baby Buggy warehouse in Midtown Manhattan can be scheduled approximately one month in advance with our volunteer team staff. We are able to schedule groups of about 10 youth who are with at least one adult team leader.

Birthday Party and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Drives
Age: Any

To honor a birthday or other milestone, children of all ages are welcome to organize a drive to benefit Baby Buggy in lieu of gifts.

Los Angeles

Please note that all warehouse volunteers must be 16 and older.

Groups

Baby Buggy Los Angeles hosts volunteers at its offices one weekday a month and one weekend every other month. To view a list of available volunteer dates, click here.

Off-Site Groups

Baby Buggy holds volunteer projects off-site for groups of 10 to 100 people at a time that works best for you. Volunteer sessions last 2 hours. Please note: All delivery fees for off-site projects must be incurred by the volunteer group.

Individuals

Individuals may sign-up to volunteer in Los Angeles during one of our monthly volunteer days, by completing this form or by emailing Allie@babybuggy.org for more information.

If you are interested in volunteering in New York, email Melissa@babybuggy.org
If you are interested in volunteer in Los Angeles, email Allie@babybuggy.org