Become A Shabazz Volunteer

Join us in honoring the legacies of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz by becoming a volunteer at the Shabazz Center

Make a Difference - Help Us Carry the Shabazz Legacy

Our cultural and educational Institution is dedicated to incubating social, racial, and global justice movements, and we rely on the passion and dedication of volunteers like you to make a difference.

Why Volunteer with us?

Meaningful Impact

By volunteering at the Shabazz Center, you will contribute to the preservation and promotion of the legacies of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz. Your efforts will directly support our mission of fostering social justice, racial equity, and global understanding.

Engaging Community

As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded individuals, community organizers, and educators. Together, we will create a vibrant and inclusive space for cultural activations, education, and dialogue.

Personal Growth

Volunteering at the Shabazz Center is an enriching experience that allows you to broaden your knowledge of history, social issues, and activism. You will have the chance to learn from experts in the field and develop valuable skills while making a positive impact.

Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer, you will have the privilege of:

1. Guiding Visitors: Immerse yourself in the profound history of this iconic building and the life of Malcolm X. Lead visitors through the architectural wonders that encompass the space, highlighting the significance of each area. Share the extraordinary journey of Malcolm X and the lasting impact of his teachings, inspiring visitors with the spirit of resilience and social justice.

2. Assisting Event Rentals: Experience the dynamic atmosphere as individuals and organizations rent our space for various events. Support the smooth operation of these gatherings, ensuring that guests have an exceptional experience while fostering an environment that aligns with the values upheld by Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz. Contribute to the success of events that promote education, activism, and community empowerment. Assist us during our evening events by helping with event setup, registration, guest assistance, and other logistical tasks. Your dedication will play a vital role in delivering impactful experiences to our attendees.

3. Connecting with Attendees: Forge meaningful connections with visitors and event attendees. Engage in conversations, answer questions, and share insights about the historical significance of the center, as well as the enduring legacies of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz. Make a lasting impact by facilitating discussions that promote social awareness, inclusivity, and positive change.

4. Outreach and Promotion: Help us spread the word about our events and initiatives by supporting our outreach efforts. Utilize your creativity and passion for community engagement to reach a wider audience and encourage participation.

5. Program Assistance: Provide support during our educational programs and workshops, assisting facilitators and participants. Your involvement will contribute to the success of our programs and help empower individuals in our community.

Start volunteering and make a meaningful impact by contributing your time, skills, and passion to furthering the goals of the Shabazz Center.


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Please note that volunteers must be over the age of 18 and able to lift 5 lbs. We have volunteer opportunities for events that take place in the evening as well.