Guiding Eyes for the Blind encourages people interested in assisting us at either our Patterson, NY or Yorktown Heights, NY facilities to submit an application to volunteer with us. However, completion of this application does not guarantee placement as a Volunteer.

Potential Volunteers must successfully complete orientation and training sessions prior to being placed as a Volunteer with Guiding Eyes. Volunteers are also required to adhere to a Code of Conduct.

The Volunteer Department will contact you within 10 working days to review your application. For additional information you may contact the Volunteer Department at or review our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Please Note: Potential Volunteers must live within the geographical area of either Patterson or Yorktown Heights, NY AND must be 18 or older.

Campus Volunteer Application

Campus Volunteer Application

What days and times do you prefer to volunteer?

Animal-Related Questions

Skills and Interests

Physical Review

Employment and Studies

* It is helpful for us to know where you work.  We will not contact your employer without first notifying you.

Other Information

Personal References

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