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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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June 2017

Volunteer at Horizons for Homeless Children

June 27 - December 31

Horizons for Homeless Children is seeking volunteers to play with children living in family homeless shelters in the Northeast region of Massachusetts, including shelters in Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Amesbury, Gloucester, Salem, Peabody, Lynn, Revere, and Malden. There are also opportunities across the state. A commitment of 2 hours per week for 6 months is required. Some daytime hours are available but shifts are primarily evening hours, Monday through Thursday. Trainings are held on an ongoing basis across the state if…

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Volunteer at New England Aquarium

June 27 - December 31

HIGHEST NEED: Weekday Availability. Volunteers are required to be able to commit to a fixed schedule of the same, consistent day each week for no less than six months. Volunteer behind the scenes at the New England Aquarium! Collect water samples from various marine mammal, penguin and fish exhibits. Assist with the chemical & microbiological analysis of those and other water samples under the supervision of the water quality technical staff. Volunteer will be utilizing several techniques to analyze fresh…

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July 2017

Harvest Volunteer – Weir River Farm

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - October 31 @ 4:00 pm

Opportunity Overview If you love being outdoors, we could use some extra hands to help us harvest crops. We are currently looking for a few enthusiastic people who share our love of Weir River Farm to assist us on Tuesday and/or Friday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 4 p.m., between July and October. No prior experience required. Responsibilities * Safely and properly harvest vegetables * Maintain communication with the farm staff * Log volunteer hours Qualifications * Able to work…

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Volunteer Reader Needed Help a Blind Neighbor

July 5 - December 31

There might be a blind adult in your neighborhood who can use your help with reading mail. Together you’ll go through the mail, and the consumer (the person you’re helping) will tell you which things you can toss. There might be a form to fill out or a party invitation that needs a response. You also might help to organize a pile of paperwork that the consumer can no longer read. Occasionally we get a request for a volunteer to…

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August 2017

Education Services Program Volunteer/Intern

August 21 @ 8:00 am - December 15 @ 5:00 pm

The Education Services Program Assistant role offers a wonderful opportunity for someone interested in immigration and social justice issues to become part of a team of people dedicated to helping immigrants integrate smoothly into their new communities. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a positive difference in the lives of many immigrants and to learn new skills and to gain a deep appreciation for a diverse range of cultures. The role involves providing support for the Education…

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Volunteer/Intern with Blue Hills Healthy Families

August 31, 2017 - August 31, 2018

Health Imperatives is seeking a part-time volunteer or an undergraduate intern for our Healthy Families program located in Weymouth, MA. Healthy Families is a home-based family support and coaching program that supports young, first-time parents and helps them create stable, nurturing environments for their children. Home visitors teach parents about proper baby care, promote nurturing and attachment, practice effective parenting skills, and ensure parents have a solid understanding of healthy child development. Our home visitors encourage and counsel parents on…

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September 2017

Volunteer at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 16 - September 24

Join Us At The Walk! The Walk To End Alzheimer’s is the largest annual fundraising and public awareness event for the Alzheimer’s Association. We hold 9 Walks in Massachusetts and 3 Walks in New Hampshire over two weekends in September. Volunteers are key to the success of the Walks and we need you to join our volunteer team! We need volunteer support in a variety of areas including, Set Up, Registration, Water Stops and Break Down. Massachusetts Walk Locations: Andover,…

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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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