Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) - Program
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency
38 Morgan Street
Gives senior citizens the opportunity to share their lifetime skills, talents, and abilities with youth with a developmental and/or learning disability. Foster grandparents can spend 15 to 40 hours each week at local elementary schools, daycare centers, and head start sites, giving one-to-one attention, encouragement, and support to children needing assistance in overcoming physical, mental, social and emotional obstacles.
RSVP of Herkimer County - Program
Catholic Charities of Herkimer County
61 West Street
Works to offer seniors the opportunity to share their talents, interests, and compassion through service to their communities. RSVP volunteers work as transporters, tutors, crisis volunteers, clerical assistants, meal servers, library aides, crafters, fundraisers, hotline volunteers and more.
RSVP of Madison County - Program
Madison County Office for the Aging, Inc.
138 Dominic Bruno Boulevard
Provide volunteer opportunities for persons who want to continue to remain actively involved in the life of their community. The aim is to develop specific volunteer opportunities that utilize the particular skills and interests of each individual volunteer with an eye to what needs to get done in the community.
Senior Companion Program - Program
InterFaith Works of Central New York
1010 James Street
Connects volunteer seniors with elderly individuals in their community who would in many cases have to move to a nursing home if they did not have this one-to-one support. Companions primarily provide in-home friendship and companionship, but also can alert doctors and family members to potential problems, assist with shopping and meal preparation, and provide respite services to family members and caregivers.
The Zone Youth Program - Program
Richfield Springs Community Center
6 Ann Street
Richfield Springs, NY
Offers activities for students like air hockey, pool, ping pong, foosball, board games, Xbox, and Wii. Offers special events and theme nights for teens like cooking and baking nights, movie nights, etc. Provides opportunities for students to participate inÂ community events, doing community service, and helping out zone events and fundraisers.
Humane Society of Rome - Program
Humane Society of Rome
6247 Lamphear Road
Provides shelter, feeding, cleaning and medical attention for stray animals until they are adopted. Follows adoption practices to match an animal with the right home. Promotes foster care programs for animals while they require special attention. Works with Dog Control Officers providing in-take for rescued dogs and cats coming to the shelter. Provide humane education to the community. Offers volunteer opportunities. Accepts donations.
Root Farm - Program
The Root Farm, Inc.
2860 King Road
*Provides various equine assisted forms of therapy: -Hippotherapy -Adaptive and Recreational Riding -Private lessons *Offers agriculture programs: -Chicken and egg production -Maple syrup and honey production -Small animals -Vegetable and flower gardens *Offers arts and recreation -Hiking -Integrated art programs -Snowshoeing -Accessible high ropes course -Accessible Low ropes course -Zip Line -Rock climbing Offers volunteer opportunities.
Herkimer County Humane Society - Program
Herkimer County Humane Society
514 NY Route 5S
Provides shelter, feeding, cleaning and medical attention at a low kill shelter until stray animals are adopted. Follows vigorous adoption practices to match an animal with the right home. Promotes foster care programs for special care animals while they require special attention. Employs a Cruelty Investigator to prevent animal abuse and neglect. Works with Animal Control Officers/Dog Control Officers providing in-take for rescued dogs and cats coming to the shelter. Provide humane …