The Hypothetical

Community Service Opportunities

ALTERNATIVES FOR CHILDREN, 168 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968. 17+ age. Early intervention services; Pediatric music therapy; Special Edu./Day-care Helping preschoolers with special needs/ disabilities;regular edu.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF LI, 145 Sycamore Avenue, Islandia, NY 11749. 16+ age. Mentoring program.

BRIDGEHAMPTON CHILDCARE & REC. CENTER, 551 Sag Harbor Tpke., PO Box 1197, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. Min Age 16+. Summer program; teacher’s aide, afterschool & summer programs for children.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END, 376 Sag Harbor Tpke., PO Box 316 Bridgehampton, NY 11932. Age 16+. Assisting children 1-9 years old in workshops, events, floor staff, arts & crafts; indoor/outdoor activities and reading room.

ELSA’S ARK, PO Box 2900, East Hampton, NY  11937. Age 7+. Taking care of animals (feeding, cleaning, transporting to and from vet, etc.), building cat/dog houses, hanging lost and found posters, photographers, fundraisers, “the computer-literate to spread the word about our organization.” As they say, “If you have some other special talent, we will surely find a good place for you to use it!”

HAMPTON BAYS PUBLIC LIBRARY, 52 Ponquogue Avenue Hampton Bays, NY 11946. Age 15+. Provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills; mastery, academic success, job preparation. Duties include: Shelving books, shelf reading, room setup, running audio visual.

HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE HAMPTONS, 168 Hill Street Southampton, NY 11968. Age 13+. Help provide people with accurate information on their rights, food pantry, financial assistance. Duties include: Stocking food shelves and reusable clothing room, mailings. 

HUGS, INC., 108 Mill Road Suite C Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. Age 16+. Provides educational and recreational programs for middle and high school youth. Duties include: Office help, event planning.

THE PARRISH ART MUSEUM, 279. Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. Age 13+. Special events; programs for family/children/teens; visit exhibitions. Duties include: Summer art workshop, art camp – organize art materials, work with children, gallery tours. 

PROJECT MOST, 811 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. Age 16+. Tutoring, mentoring – afterschool tutor & recreation program. 

THE RETREAT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCY & SHELTER, 13 Goodfriend Drive, East Hampton, NY 11937. Age 14+. Offers victims of domestic violence Hotline services; emergency shelter(local), transportation. Duties Include: Thrift shop sales, data entry, mailings, sorting donations, yard work, babysitting, arts & crafts. 

ROGERS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 91 Coopers Farm Rd, Southampton, NY 11968. Age 12+. Special events, activities in kids and teen rooms, educational programs. Duties Includes: Craft helpers, junior friend, teen book reviewer, straighten up books, etc.

SAG HARBOR WHALING MUSEUM, 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. Age 13+. Help with events, cleaning.

SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER, 102 Old Riverhead Road, PO Box 696, Hampton Bays, NY 11946. 14+ with parents consent. Animal handling & socialization, dog walking, cat grooming, dog training.

SOUTHAMPTON YOUTH ASSOCIATION, 33 Flying Point Rd, Suite 114, Southampton, NY 11968. Age 14+. Sports programs and summer camps exclusively for the Southampton School District. Recreation aide.

SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. Age 13+. Museum on traditions of the south fork of LI. Gift shop, museum tours.