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All donations are tax deductible and fund proven college access programs, youth leadership development and alumni support for 1,350 Washington Heights young people.

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We love volunteers and couldn’t do our work without you!

Join one of our upcoming volunteer events

We are always seeking volunteers to support our regular events, including:

College Application Intensive Days

College March

Community Conversations

Connect us with your Company or Organization

Whether bringing students to visit your work site to host a professional mentoring ‘mocktail’ hour, or engaging your place of business to volunteer to support our students and work, developing partnerships with industry leaders and businesses is critical to our work.

Become a Recurring Volunteer

Some volunteers are able to invest significant time to work with our students in a range of capacities, including exploring internship opportunities, submitting applications for summer enrichment programs, writing coaching and college research. Join us!

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Join our Futures Ignite Marathon 2022 Team

We are seeking runners to join our Futures Ignite Marathon 2021 Team to run the NYC TCS 2022 Marathon on Sunday, November 6. Join our team and join our community! Each runner commits to raising $3,500 that directly supports our programs and young people. Learn more

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Check back soon for job opportunities.

Current openings

Development Manager

Start Date: September - October 2022
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to

Working closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors, the Director of Development will provide strategic leadership and successful execution of the organization’s fundraising strategy.Futures Ignite is seeking a Development Manager (DM) to provide collaborative and hands-on leadership of our fundraising program at a time of significant organizational growth and development

Lead Corridor Coordinator (LCC)

Start Date: September 2022
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to

Futures Ignite seeks a passionate, effective professional with a minimum of two years of environmental or climate justice, education, or organizing related experience. The Lead Corridor Coordinator (LCC) will report to the Leadership and Enrichment Manager (LEM) and be an essential part of supporting young people and our community to build and sustain the Corridor.

If interested in an internship, email