Discover the benefits of a lively and diverse community ---  become a Crossroads volunteer!

We are operating with detailed health protocols during Covid 19 to ensure everyone's safety. 
Here is how you can get involved.

Volunteer at our grab-and-go breakfast program

Join us Sunday, Monday, or Wednesday, as a cook, server, or on the cleanup crew:

  • Cooks: 5:30 am to 8:00 am, preparing food in our kitchen 

  • Servers: 6:30 am to 8:45 am, packaging meals into to-go bags and distributing them to our guests

  • Cleanup: 8:45 am to 10:00 am.

  • Our health protocols include temperature checks, masks, head coverings, and social distancing

  • No formal training is required.  Each crew works under a captain who will train you

  • Volunteers work a maximum of one shift per week, and must volunteer on the same day each week

  • To get started, register at

Assemble and distribute our grocery pantry bags each week

  • Join the assembly crew, Wednesdays, 12 noon to 3 pm

  • Join the distribution crew, Thursdays, 9 am to 11 am or 11 am to 1:30 pm

  • To get started, register at

Assemble and serve pastries and coffee at our Saturday brunch

Our shelter is closed for now due to Covid 19

  • Once it is safe to reopen, we will let you know and begin signing up volunteers for "shelter dinner host" and "overnight host."


We are located at 108 East 51st Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues in midtown Manhattan.

If you would like more information,

please email Volunteer Manager Steve Sakson at, or call him at 917-974-9092.