Mission of Community Service ~ Long Island

Assisting members/potential volunteers with finding their volunteer potential while supporting various charities and causes throughout Long Island, NY

·         to bring as many members/potential volunteers together in a variety of ways for a variety of reasons -  anyone who has a desire to take an active role in a world bigger than them is more than welcome to do so

·         to come together to do a variety of good deeds through various types of events and for varied causes

·         to give back to as many causes/charities in the Long Island, NY community as much as possible

·         to connect with varied organizations and bring them to members/potential volunteers awareness for additional volunteer opportunities

The emphasis of this group is on its members/potential volunteers.

It aims to assist members in achieving their goals

·         to get an understanding of their personal reason/s for joining this group

·         to get an understanding of specific causes they are interested in

·         to get an understanding of how they are willing wanting and able to participate in giving back to the community

·         to get an understanding of their life style which might affect their participation in the group

·         to assist them through a variety of means for them to be able to make the most and get the most out of being a part of this group as is possible

By investing this time in our members/potential volunteers we hope that this group will have the enormous impact in supporting the Long Island, NY community that we are striving for.

 

Membership Fee:  None at the moment


Participation Rule (grounds for removal):

1) Failure to visit the group site after 1 year
2) Misconduct 

Rewards Program:

A rewards program has been established for some light volunteer competition with one another. More information regarding the program is available for member viewing once joined on the message board.


Message to charitable organizations:

Please DO NOT join this group unless you plan to volunteer for various events yourself.

This group is NOT for organizations to advertise and recruit, it is for the volunteers.

I can provide other ways to bring attention to your organization though:

*sponsoring the group through www.meetup.com - specifying our particular group

- cost of sponsorship

- http://help.meetup.com/customer/portal/articles/864989-costs-for-the-perks-program

- how to sponsor the group

- http://help.meetup.com/customer/portal/articles/615408-how-to-sponsor-meetups

*inviting us to participate in a planned event as volunteers

*inviting us to attend a planned event

*providing us with opportunities for group events we can do for your organizations

*sending a list of volunteer needs that I can forward to the members on your behalf

*assisting the Organizers with creating a packet that can be scanned and posted on the group site that represents and introduces our members to your organization in a pressure free way (We would meet you in person to work this through).

Please set these up through the Organizers, through e-mail and/or in meeting with them in person.... except for projects members create and wish to organize and lead on their own then they will get in touch with you and you would be working directly with them.

We're 241 Long Island Volunteers

New members must be approved by the Organizer

Content of this Meetup Group is only visible to members

Upcoming Meetups

  • Saturday, May 30, 2015 9:30 AM

    Long Island Walk Like MADD

    0 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:00 AM

    11th Annual Miles For Melanoma “Accurate” 5K Run/Walk

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:00 AM

    Walk for St. Mary's Kids

    2 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, May 31, 2015 9:30 AM

    Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Walk in Holtsville

    0 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, May 31, 2015 6:00 PM

    Toys, Clothes Food for Salvation Army - Meet @ Sip This!

    2 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Friday, June 5, 2015 6:30 PM

    Psychic Event Benefiting Last Hope Animal Rescue

    0 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, June 6, 2015 10:15 AM

    Food Hand Out for the Working Poor @ Holbrook Hope Food Pantry!

    4 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, June 6, 2015 7:00 PM

    Relay for Life in Bethpage!

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 9:30 AM

    Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis Walk at NYIT Old Westbury

    0 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015 8:00 AM

    14th Annual 5k Run/Walk to End Hunger with Island Harvest!

    0 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, August 15, 2015 9:00 AM

    Pet a Palooza - Little Shelter Animal Shelter!

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, August 16, 2015 9:00 AM

    Pet a Palooza - Little Shelter Animal Shelter!

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, September 6, 2015 11:00 AM

    Beach Clean Up & BBQ - Lido Beach!

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 AM

    The Walk to Defeat ALS®

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, September 27, 2015 9:30 AM

    Walk to Stop Diabetes

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, October 4, 2015 8:30 AM

    Walk for Autism Speaks

    2 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Sunday, October 11, 2015 8:30 AM

    Long Island Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
  • Saturday, May 7, 2016 10:00 AM

    NAMI Walk

    1 Long Island Volunteers attending
 
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