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Coarc has a host of Volunteer Opportunities

Coarc has a host of Volunteer Opportunities, we’re sure there’s one that’s right for you. Share what your passionate about, whether it is cooking, fishing, music or board games, there is a day habilitation program which would love to have you.  Spend time “creating possibilities” in one of Coarc’s day habilitation programs

“Coarc is always looking for Volunteers… and it’s nice to give back to an agency that gives so much to the community.”

Please contact our Human Resource Department at 518-672-4451.

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Coarc’s Annual Fishing Derby – Volunteers are needed the day of the event to setup, assist during the derby and/or help breakdown.
  • Annual Flag Day/Pride Parades – Volunteers are needed to assist with our annual float preparations on nights and weekends.  The day of the event we will need volunteers who assist and march.
  • Volunteer at our Day Habilitation Programs – Volunteers are welcome to come to our day programs.  Whether its playing cards, creating art, playing music, or joining us in a community outing or volunteer activity, we invite you to share your talents.
  • Volunteer with a Group of Coarc Self Advocates – Many of the individuals Coarc supports have formed a Self Advocacy Group called “For Ourselves“. This group is not overseen by Coarc, but instead is fully operated by the people Coarc supports. “For Ourselves” would be happy to have volunteers to help them as they raise funds for social event or advisors to assist them in organizing their meetings.


  • The Starting Place Preschool – The Starting Place Preschool is happy to have volunteers who love children. If you have a favorite book that you’d like to share with our preschoolers, please contact us at 518-828-4195.
  • Columbia County Abate Chapter Run – The Columbia County Abate Chapter benefit run for Coarc is an annual event.  This event raised funds to support a wide variety of Coarc services and supports. This day features music, motorcycle rides, food and fun..
  • Coarc’s Golf Tournament – Coarc is always looking for volunteers to help make the Annual Coarc OpportuniTees Gerald J. Dieffenbach Memorial Golf Tournament the best ever! We would be happy to have volunteers who can help in our fundraising efforts before the event. The day of the event we need volunteers to help with logistics, raffles, and games.