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Team Leader Spotlight

New York Cares Team Leaders devote hours upon hours ensuring volunteer projects not only get accomplished but have meaning. With community of over 1,600 Team Leaders, there are many who go above and beyond in their leadership. Get to know some of these on-the-ground leaders in the featured spotlights below.

Featured Spotlight


Team Leader, New York Cares

Eba is the perfect example of answering the call without being asked. She doesn’t wait to be told about a need to start addressing it. Plus, she never forgets to enter volunteer attendance! –Sarah Ushay, Children’s Education Officer


School may be out for summer, but our Team Leader Spotlight for July isn’t letting that slow her down. In fact, there’s little that stands in the way of this leader’s ability to jump into action. Just take the time when she was told a program was in need of books and board games and started her own Amazon wish list with friends on a quest to change that. Needless to say, that wish list was fulfilled in no time. 

Meet Eba, a Team Leader going on her second year in a New York Cares leadership role and someone who has defined quality leadership practices along the way. Nominated by Children’s Education Officer, Sarah Ushay, Eba is someone who stood out from day one. Read more...


    Dee Sledge is a New York Cares Team Leader, who's service is highlighted this month