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Volunteering Opportunities

Join us in making a difference in our community by volunteering at the John J. Byrne Community Center in Uniondale. Whether you have a green thumb, a passion for sports, or a desire to mentor the next generation, there are numerous opportunities to get involved.

Volunteer and make a difference !!

Flexible Time
Special Events and Fundraisers

Help plan, organize, and execute events and fundraisers that support our programs and services. This role offers opportunities to assist with event planning, marketing, fundraising efforts, and event support.

Flexible Time
Facilities Maintenance

Keep our facilities in top shape by assisting with maintenance and upkeep tasks. Help with cleaning, repairs, and maintenance to ensure a safe and welcoming environment for our staff and program participants.

Flexible Time
Village Store Community Garden

Embrace the beauty of nature and help maintain our community garden. The garden provides a space for residents to grow vegetables and herbs, as well as participate in community events and activities. As a volunteer, you’ll work alongside fellow community members to maintain and improve the garden, creating a vibrant space for all to enjoy.

  • Date and Time: Check our calendar of events for the planting season
  • Location: 800 Jerusalem Avenue, Uniondale
  • What to Bring: Gloves, gardening tools, and a water bottle
  • Volunteer Requirements: Must be 18+ or accompanied by a parent.
Flexible Time
Administrative Support

Support the daily operations of our center by assisting with administrative tasks such as data entry, phone calls, scheduling, and more.

To sign up for any of these volunteer opportunities, please email us at [email protected] with your name and contact information or register at the provided link. We appreciate your support and look forward to working together to build a stronger, more vibrant, and more equitable community.

Flexible Time
Mentoring / Sports Coaching / After-School Assistance

Youth Mentor

Serve as a positive role model for young people in our community. Provide guidance, support, and encouragement to help them achieve their academic, personal, and career goals.

Sports Coaching

Share your passion for sports by coaching youth sports teams. Help young athletes develop skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship in a safe, fun, and positive environment.

After-School Assistance

Make a positive impact on children’s lives by assisting with our after-school programs. Help with homework, recreational activities, art projects, and more while providing a supportive and engaging environment.


Flexible Time
Board of Directors / Advisory Board Member

Apply for board membership role.

Become a volunteer

We have numerous opportunities waiting for you.

How you benefit as a volunteer

We are delighted that you are considering becoming a volunteer of the John J. Byrne Community Center | UNIONDALE family. 

Volunteer Benefits

As a member of the John J. Byrne Community Center, you are recognized for your volunteer services:

Freely put your skills to work

Here, at John J. Byrne Community Center, chances are exceedingly high that you'll find many opportunities to use your creativity.


We have a range of options for your volunteer efforts. Every volunteer opportunity is flexible and manageable to meet your regular schedule.