POTS could not accomplish its mission without the time, talent, and labor of thoughtful and caring volunteers. We are grateful to many hundreds of people who grow with our community in the fight against poverty every year.

Following CDC and NYC guidance POTS will be requiring proof of the COVID-19 booster vaccine for all volunteers by the later of April 15th or one month after your booster eligibility date.

Masks are required for all volunteers on site.

We will continue to follow any guidance from the NYDOH and the CDC regarding any future changes to policy ensuring we prioritize the safety of our community, while continuing to do our best to meet the needs of the community. 

We need volunteers from 8:00am to 3:30pm to help bag produce, move heavy boxes (at least 20 pounds), and help us pack lunch. Hand washing stations are regularly available.

If you would like to volunteer, you can choose a half day shift or a full day shift. We have shifts available Monday through Saturday. 

Fill out a volunteer registration form here if you would like to come in and serve!

Want to come as part of a group? Have any general questions or concerns? Please get in touch with our Volunteer and Partnerships Coordinator, Dean Gruenwald, at