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Volunteer opportunity description

Help decorate and beautify The Actors Theatre Workshop (ATW) in preparation for their two Annual Holiday Parties and Classes for 100 Homeless Children. Prepare the facility for their annual year-end celebrations of The Builders of the New World, ATW’s award-winning after-school theater-arts education program, which has been serving homeless and at-risk youth living in NYC’s temporary housing facilities since 1995. 


To partake in these activities, please RSVP at


Photos of what takes place at these events are available on Facebook: Day 1 photos and Day 2 photos.


Volunteers will:

  • Assemble and hang fresh Christmas garlands throughout our lobby and hallways.

  • Repair and hang Christmas lights around our lobby, hallways, studios and theater.

  • Securely install, decorate and drape a 5’ and 10’ Christmas trees.

  • Wrap children’s gifts if donations have arrived. 

  • Inventorying supplies that are on-site that will be used at the Children’s parties.

  • Light cleaning may be involved - sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning windows and other surfaces, picking up and disposing of odd-shaped or odd-textured items that cannot be swept or vacuumed.

Our volunteer needs

We need volunteers who are free at these times


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The Actors Theatre Workshop, Inc.

Thurman E. Scott
Artistic Director
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