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Generation to Generation is proud to partner with great nonprofits and communities focused on improving the odds for children and youth. Dedicating your time and experience to support young people can have an impact far beyond the moment, and change the trajectory of a young person’s life.

 

Sign up to volunteer or learn about paid positions from our partner organizations, explore opportunities to lead your own intergenerational activities or share your story of working with a young person!
Find Your Perfect Opportunity

What Issue Are You Passionate About?

Use our Opportunity Finder to search through hundreds of volunteer and paid opportunities in your local area, always to help youth thrive, and perfect for adults 50+.

Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Virtual volunteer opportunities can be completed from a remote location, virtually anywhere, usually with a computer, Internet connection, phone, and/or fax. Virtual opportunities do not require you to be physically present at a specific location.

Find a Virtual Opportunity

Summer Learning Day (advocating for issues across Learning, Meals, Play and Jobs) is July 13th. Read on for 10 tips to host your own event to promote the importance of keeping kids playing in the summer.

Host a Summer Learning Day to Support Play!

Browse stories from YouthBuild — a construction skills training program for low-income youth — then share it with your network to inspire more youth this summer.

Read and Share Inspiring Youth Job Stories

Have the opportunity to bring on a summer intern at your office? Follow this list of tips for setting up an inclusive internship program.

Provide an Internship Opportunity

Summer Learning Day is July 13th. Read on for 10 tips to host your own event to promote the importance of keeping kids learning in the summer.

Host a Summer Learning Day!

Check out the “Black Excellence is Everywhere You Look Facilitator Guide” from SURJ Families; then try it out with your family, your child’s or grandchild’s school or any place else you can think of! 

Bringing Black History to Life

After All Our Kids (AOK) was featured in the New York Times, people across the country and the world wanted to know how they, too, could create something similar — check out our guide!

Create your own “Family” Table

Organize an Intergenerational Day at your local library, park or community center, with games, food, stories and more!

Intergenerational Sourcebook

Unlock the wonder of reading. For more than half a century, Learning Leaders have helped NYC public school kids master the art of reading. Use their games to help youngsters build skills and confidence — or adapt their programs for your local school district.

Help build a generation of active, engaged citizens, with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics games and resources. Or encourage your local high school to adopt Generation Citizen’s semester-long “active civics” curriculum, to inspire young activists.

Use these resources from Generations United to help build intergenerational communities and support intergenerational collaboration! 

Learn your state’s regulations for voter registration — and set up a drive for new voters at your local high school, library or community center.

Get out the (youth) vote!

Share your story, and inspire others to join Generation to Generation!

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