No experience is necessary to be a PACE CNY Volunteer. Your time and wide array of talents makes a huge difference to the success of our programming and the quality of life for our participants.

We are always looking for new volunteers with a variety of talents to support our participants at the Day Center and in the Community or other areas listed in our downloadable brochure below. A variety of volunteer opportunities are available at our PACE CNY team location. Spanish speaking volunteers also needed!

Learn more about volunteering at PACE CNY:

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PACE CNY Volunteer Brochure

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PACE CNY Recognizes the

2021 Volunteer of the Year

Megan Lafferty

Congratulations to Megan Lafferty, PACE CNY’s Volunteer of the Year!

Megan Lafferty is a second-year medical student in the College of Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.  She is currently interested in studying family medicine and geriatrics. Despite a rigorous class schedule, Megan finds the time to come to the PACE CNY clinical day center to engage with participants. Megan helps with memory care interventions, socialization, and has helped to put together End of Life care packages for caregivers.

Megan’s favorite hobbies include reading and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite discussion topics with participants involve books, daily activities, and school. Megan’s favorite part of her volunteer experience is sitting and talking with the participants. She likes listening to their individual stories and feels that many of the participants have taught her valuable life lessons.

Thank you Megan! #NationalVolunteerMonth #VolunteeroftheYear

Ladies of PACE with Lays

Helping Hands Volunteers are peers helping peers. Pace Participants lend a helping hand by setting up bingo, 1:1 visits, picking up the tables after lunch, IT help, and overall give support to Therapeutic Recreation, the Day Center, and PACE Participants. Thank you for all your hard work, it is appreciated!

High School and College student volunteers play an integral role in PACE CNY Summer Programming!