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Volunteer with YWLN

YWLN has more than a decade of experience hosting a variety of volunteer events; we welcome volunteers into our schools and create turnkey events for corporate hosts. Our calendar of events makes it easy for our corporate partners to recruit employees and plug into opportunities with proven track records of success. Click through the calendar below to sign up as an individual volunteer. All corporate teams are asked to sign up through your company’s recruiting list; please contact to find out how your company can become a partner and volunteer with our students.

Ways to Volunteer

You’ll find the opportunities described below on our volunteer calendar. Simply look up the date, click the shift, and fill in your contact information to sign up.

YWLN volunteer programs offer diverse and meaningful opportunities for individuals and companies to engage with our students and contribute to their success.

Photo: TYWLS student with volunteer at Cool Women, Hot Jobs

We are always looking for inspiring volunteers to donate their time and help impact our students' futures. For additional information on any of our volunteer events, please email us or call 212-207-3221 ext 261.

Cool Women, Hot Jobs

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

October 19, 2017 @ Bronx * November 8, 2017  @ Brooklyn * February 6, 2018 @ East Harlem * February 15, 2018 @ Astoria * April 20, 2018 @ Queens

Be a career mentor for an exciting morning at TYWLS! We need volunteers from diverse personal and professional backgrounds to connect with students in small groups; you’ll talk about the education and skills needed to succeed in your field, what motivates you each day, and the skill sets and interests that enable you to succeed.

East Harlem



Jumpstart to College

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Help us kick senior year into high gear with this mentoring and workshops for all TYWLS Seniors. Help students manage the expectations, emotions, and planning of the college readiness process. You’ll work in small groups with guided conversations and activities as you discuss time management skills, mapping coursework and majors, and how to make the most of the college experience.


10:00 AM–2:00 PM

Host 12-14 high school sophomores for an abbreviated day at your offices with our turnkey job visit event! Our on-staff experts will help create the agenda and activities to ensure students and volunteers have a rewarding experience. We need two lead hosts and 10-12 engaging volunteers to make it happen – and ask hosts to provide a healthy lunch and company swag or mementos for students to commemorate the day.


Brag! Party

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

April 25 and April 26, 2018

Join us for an energetic morning spent learning the arts of self-confidence and bragging. This workshop leverages the talents of Peggy Klaus, communication guru and author, as she leads all participants in an experiential workshop that provides strategies and techniques for students and volunteers alike to own ambition and success.