Community Outreach and Support

Fresh Produce Distribution

We are recruiting volunteers to provide residents of low / fixed-income senior housing in Newark with fresh produce once a week (on Thursdays 9am-2pm). This community service project is in partnership with the Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District and CareSparc Consulting, in collaboration with City Hall and the NJ Department of Health and Community Wellness. Please note, you do not have to be an NJMS student to participate.

Team Leaders: Catherine Ye, Jason Oettinger, Claudia Flores

Virtual Tutoring & Reading to K-8 Students
 

Provide virtual tutoring and/or 15-30 minute lessons for K-8 students. Topics can include anything: biology, music, cooking, workouts, birdwatching or reading to kids. We are recruiting volunteers from any institution.

 

Team Leaders: Robert Romanzi (Bronx, NY), Pooja Saiganesh (Newark, NJ)

NJ Poison Infection & Education System (NJPIES) Community Hotline 
 

We are recruiting RBHS students (with a special need for those proficient in Spanish) to work in-person at NJ PIES at 140 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ. Students will answer the statewide public hotline to answer general questions pertaining to COVID-19. No minimum commitment. Each shift ~8 hours.

Team Leader: Anushka Sindkar