Volunteer Opportunities


GE Affinity & Special Interest Groups



GE Volunteers - Schenectady supports the needs of people and organizations within our community. We provide leadership, experience, and resources through a dedicated network of volunteers who focus on children, education, healthcare, and overall community development. For more information, visit the GE Volunteers Schenectady website (requires SSO to view).


African America Forum (AAF) is a network that equips the African American community with skills that enhance individual growth, positively impacts GE business objectives, and promotes community outreach. African American Forum at GE . Schenectady contact: Reginald (Reggie) Smith smithr@research.ge.com at GRC or James W Richardson jamesw.Richardson@ge.com at GE Energy.


Asian Pacific American Forum (APAF) is a self-help organization that leverages the professional and cultural similarities among Asian Pacific American associates to enhance their career development and GE's competitive edge in the global marketplace. For more information, visit APAF's Support Central community web site (requires SSO to view). Schenectady contact: Singh, Ajai (GE Energy) ajai.singh@ge.com or Preet Nair preet.nair@ge.com


GE Women's Network (GEWN) provides the opportunity for GE professional women to learn and network with other successful women in cross-business, cross-functional settings. These settings help members find a mentor or coach, meet and interact with GE leaders (women and men), and develop leadership and self-help skills. For more information, visit the GEWN Schenectady Hub SupportCentral site (requires SSO to view). Schenectady contact: Beth LaRose Elizabeth.larose@ge.com .


Hispanic Forum (HF) focuses on making a positive difference in the Hispanic community with a focus on children and education. Visit the Hispanic Forum Schenectady site (Need Link) . Schenectady contact: Flor Rivas flor.rivas@ge.com or Angel Rodriguez angel.Rodriguez@ge.com


GE Leaders of Tomorrow (GELoT) supports a diverse group of early-career GE Energy employees seeking professional development and career growth. For more information, visit the GELoT website (Need Link). Schenectady contact: Katarzyna Piechowicz (Need email) .


GE Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Allies Alliance (GE GLBTA) is a GE employee group where Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Ally talent is visible, engaged, valued, and developed to build an open workplace environment which drives business success and enhances GE's reputation in the marketplace. For more information, visit the GLBTA SupportCentral site. Schenectady contact: Robert L Wallace (GE Healthcare) robert.wallace@ge.com


Community Opportunities


2013 Salvation Army Kettle Campaign


Volunteers needed to deliver books from local libraries to senior facilities


Junior achievement has changed a lot over the years. It has expanded its roll with children beyond the small business model we remember. It is worth a new look. Check it out here and here. Contact Mark Furr mark.furr@ge.com


Elfun Science in the summer needs volunteers for the 2011 summer program. Check out this file to see how to get involved.


American Locomotive Company Heritage Museum needs volunteers for 7/13/11 7/16/11. See this file for more information.


Challenger Learning Center Opportunities

Mission Assistant Volunteer

Tech Team Volunteer