Meet Our Team
Director of Volunteer Coordination and Outreach
Amaris White developed extensive volunteer and pro-bono legal experience while working as an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP and Citigroup prior to joining Catholic Charities. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the National Blood Clot Alliance, and is excited to continue pursuing her passion of helping New Yorkers in need. Amaris is a graduate of Columbia Law School, has a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, is a California native, an avid runner, and loves to travel the world – most recently she spent a half year backpacking through South America and Southeast Asia.
Christina Perez has over 2 years of professional experience in the volunteer field, as the Assistant Volunteer Coordinator at Liberty Science Center, a museum dedicated to STEM education through interactive and hands-on learning. She worked empower and professionally develop high school students, provide valuable opportunities for retirees, and engage family units in customer service training. To help better her community she currently volunteers with the Mayor’s Office of Immigration and is the Co-Chair of Staten Island LatinX Unidos. Christina holds a B.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the CUNY College of Staten Island. As a native New Yorker she is excited to join Catholic Charities and looks forward to helping people in need.
Volunteer Special Projects Assistant
Damian Buzzerio has been working as an administrative temp and actor in NYC since 2000. Catholic Charities was one of his early experiments in the non-profit world of temping. The experience has proved to be decidedly life-affirming. He is grateful to be able to support the Volunteer Team for such a great organization.
We partner with many great organizations to make our volunteer work possible. To partner with us, please email us at email@example.com. Our partners include: