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September 2016
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Construction Crew Leader – AmeriCorps National Direct Member

September 6, 2016 @ 8:00 am - July 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Habitat for Humanity Greater Boston (HFHGB) is seeking two talented individuals to serve as AmeriCorps National Direct Construction Crew Leaders. The Construction Crew Leaders will work with the HFHGB Construction staff to assist in the execution of all aspects of building a Habitat house, from lot clearing to final inspections and punch list. They will develop construction skills to help build Habitat homes and lead volunteer groups building Habitat homes. Key Responsibilities: Assist in all stages of the construction process…

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January 2017
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Boston GLASS Program: Mentors, Support Groups, Empowerment

January 1 - December 31

Find your confidence with a diverse group of empowered youth! You are not alone. Discover who you can become through our community building programs, leadership development sessions, a 1:1 mentorship program, and free health services. Who are we?: Boston GLASS (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Adolescent Social Services) is a nonprofit organization that serves LGBTQQ youth of color between the age range of 13-25 years old. How can we help?: –Free Services: a drop in space, behavioral health services, community education,…

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Parental Stress Line Counselor

January 1 - December 31

Currently, PHP is seeking volunteer counselors to offer support and act as a listening ear for parents in crisis. Volunteers do not need prior counseling experience for this opportunity. Volunteers will be trained on crisis intervention and basic counseling techniques at our Watertown office. Once training is complete, calls may be taken at home or on a personal cell phone. As a Parental Stress Line Counselor, you will learn valuable counseling skills, meet other like-minded volunteers, and be able to…

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Butterfly Garden Volunteer

January 11 - December 31

  Volunteer in the butterfly exhibit at the Museum of Science!!   Butterfly Garden Volunteers receive training on content and informal education techniques. Volunteers initiate conversations with Museum guests and answer their questions on butterfly identification and biology. Volunteers staff three stations in the exhibit and rotate through these stations in the course of each shift. In addition to helping visitors explore the exhibit, volunteers also assist with traffic control and in insuring that butterflies do not escape or are…

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February 2017
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Girls STEAM Club

February 21 @ 11:30 am - June 25 @ 11:30 am

Girls… They’re awesome problem solvers, creators, designers, and collaborators. So why is it that girls claimed only 19% of all bachelor’s degrees in engineering and 18% in computer science in 2014? Our Girls’ STEAM Club tries to bring some balance to the world by exploring coding and engineering through projects in animation, robotics, 3D modeling, fashion, and design. Our female teachers will build the group’s confidence and knowledge with a new challenge each week, giving the group a taste of…

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May 2017
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Volunteer and Share Your Love of Books!

May 16 - August 31

Help foster a love of books and reading at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center by reading to children in their Pediatrics Department Waiting Room. Even if you have just 1 hour a week to read a book to a child waiting in the department, you can have a tremendous impact on that child. Reading with children, and their families, will serve to create an environment that promotes literacy and opens the door for providers to discuss the importance of…

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Make a Difference This Summer- Help Others Make a Home

May 22 - August 31

Summer and weekends are great times to help others make a home. The need for Household Good’s services by donors and clients doesn’t take a break during the summer or on weekends. Spend some time at Household Goods and make a difference for a family in need. Many shifts available, especially on weekends. Assist donors with furniture and small items. Assist clients as they choose items that help them make a home. From truck crews to client assistants, office support…

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Fundraising Volunteer for New Beginnings Wellesley Hills Inc.

May 24 - August 31

  New Beginnings Wellesley Hills is a small 501(c)(3) non-profit. Our mission is to help adults who are dealing with the loss of a loved one. We are in need of a sincere, open-hearted individual with expertise in: Fundraising to improve sustainability and Raising community awareness of our existence and raise a desire in the community to help. We look forward to hearing from you soon about your desire to become part of our team This position is primarily virtual…

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Divorce Support Group Facilitator Volunteer

May 24 - August 31

New Beginnings Wellesley Hills is a small 501(c)(3) non-profit. Our mission is to help adults who are dealing with the loss of a loved one. We are looking for 2 volunteers to serve as co-facilitators for our Divorce Support Group. Responsibilities Agree to one-year commitment Honor statement of confidentiality Honor facilitator guidelines Assist in clean up of room after group Provide feedback on appropriate activities for next session Coordinate with co-facilitator when unable to attend Raise community awareness of our…

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Help Adult Students Write Science Research Papers

May 29 - August 18

Help students in JVS’s Adult Diploma Program prepare for and write science research papers on a deadly disease. Tutoring takes place during science class on Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30-3:00. Volunteer must commit to both days each week to provide consistency to the teacher and students. Requirements: Must be able to attend both classes each week Confidence with standard grammar rules Strong online research techniques Knowledge of MLA format Basic understanding of diseases such as heart disease, AIDS and cancer Some…

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Volunteer ESOL Teacher

May 29 - August 31

Do you have a heart for low-income urban populations? Are you interested in the Chinese immigrant community of Boston? ACCESS Adult Basic Education Program is seeking for mature volunteer ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teacher for the summer morning and evening classes. Chinese bilingual is preferred for lower level classes.

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June 2017

US Senior Open volunteers needed in support of Make-A-Wish MA & RI

June 26 - July 2

Do you enjoy watching golf and volunteering to raise money for our wish granting program? Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island has been invited to participate as a charity partner at the 2017 U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club in Peabody, MA. What is the 2017 U.S. Senior Open? The 38th U.S. Senior Open to be held June 26 – July 2, 2017, at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass., will feature a field of 156 of the world’s best…

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July 2017

Taste of Cambridge Volunteers Needed!

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Join us in producing the 15th Annual Taste of Cambridge on Tuesday, July 11, 2017! Each year foodies descend upon the Taste of Cambridge to sample the delicious, creative, healthy and award-winning cuisine that comprises our city – one of the most widely recognized restaurant destinations in the area. We need a lot of help to make this event a greater success each year! Please sign-up for the volunteer time and job slots where you think you will be most…

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Volunteer at WGBH’s FunFest

July 14 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 5:00 pm

The WGBH FUNFEST, a day of ice cream and music, returns Saturday, July 15 from 10am-4pm at WGBH Studios in Brighton. This fun-filled community event will feature ice cream from some of your favorite local vendors and live music performances by family-friendly artists. Kids will have the chance to play carnival games, jump in moon bounces, get their face painted, and interact with some of their favorite PBS characters! Volunteering during FUNFEST is a great way to get involved in…

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August 2017
Falmouth Road Race

Run the 2017 Falmouth Road Race for The Samfund

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you always wanted to run the Falmouth Road Race or know someone that does? Don’t want to take your chance on the Random Selection Process? Want to raise funds for young adults who are struggling financially because of cancer? Team Samfund is currently recruiting runners for its 2017 team! Applications can be found here and will be accepted until spots are full.   About The Samfund The Samfund is the first and largest nonprofit organization in the United States…

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September 2017
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Three Squares NE Ride for Food

September 24

On Sunday, September 24th Team Community Council will take to the roads of Dedham, Needham, Dover and beyond for the 5th year to raise funds for the Council Food Pantry and raise awareness of hunger in your community. In 2016, more than 350 riders supported 18 food pantries and food delivery agencies in the Greater Boston area. The regional goal for 2017 is to raise $500,000. Registration opens May 1, 2017. You can help make a major difference! Join as a team rider, volunteer and/or fundraiser. Be on…

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