High School Community Service Credits

As of the 2017-18 school year, our community service requirement is a minimum of 216 hours, anywhere students feel comfortable. It is the student's responsibility to find places to volunteer and complete their community service hours.

Please click here to refer to the East-West Community Service Opportunities list as a starting point.


Highlighted service opportunities

 East-West student Explorers leading the national anthem

Location: 109th Precinct, 37-05 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354

Description: Law Enforcement Exploring is a community service, career-oriented program designed to educate young men and women, ages 14-20, about Law Enforcement. 

Exploring reaches out to New York City's young adults in every community to help build up relations between the community and New York City Police Department. Explorers of Pose 521 are taught the importance of higher education, self discipline, and respect for authority while they actively participate in community service projects and other Exploring events. 

Contact: 718-834-8855

Location: 143-135 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354

Description: Volunteers can speak and learn about local history while doing service. Help with special events and public programming, as well as the administrative, education, and collection departments. Very flexible schedule and hours.

Contact Danielle Hilkin at (718) 939-0647 ext. 17 or email DHilkinsQHS@gmail.com .

Location: 500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10013-1354