Give a second chance, Volunteer!

Housing Works is powered by a vibrant community of volunteers who lend their time, dedication, and passion to many different roles within our organization. Learn more about Housing Works volunteer opportunities.

  • Bookstore Cafe Volunteers

    Bookstore Cafe

    The Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is powered by a diverse group of volunteers who sort books, manage our cafe, and staff concerts, readings, and other special events.

  • Thrift Shop, Processing & Distribution Center Volunteers

    Thrift Shops

    Volunteers at our 13 upscale Housing Works Thrift shops lend their customer service chops and personal style to New York City’s premier home for modern and vintage treasures.

  • Buy The Bag

    Buy the Bag

    Apply today to volunteer at our newest thrift location, Buy The Bag.

  • Group Volunteerism

    Group Volunteerism

    Housing Works is pleased to partner with corporations in the creation and implementation of volunteer projects that benefit homeless men and women living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Health/Preventive Service Opportunities

    Health/Preventive Service Opportunities

    Housing Works offers a wide variety of Health/Preventive service opportunities for those looking to serve; the volunteer/intern positions listed in this section reflect our current needs