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August 2016
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Host Families Needed

August 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Every year thousands of host families across the United States welcome International Exchange Students, AnB Education is grateful to be working with hundreds of host families across the country. An exchange student not only attends school, but also becomes immersed in our world. Host families welcome new sons, daughters, sisters and brothers from across the world. To us Host Families, you, are an essential part of helping create a better world! Through the personal relationships, language and cultural immersion we…

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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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March 2017

In Office Activity: Jewelry Kits for Pine Street Inn!

March 1 - March 31

 

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Taste of the South Shore

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The South Shore YMCA’s Taste of the South Shore is a festive, annual community event that brings the area’s top restaurants, bakeries, wineries and breweries together for a fun night out to raise funds to send kids to Y camps and youth programs. Guests will enjoy tastings from 40 of the area’s top restaurants, bakeries, wineries and breweries, Taste competitions judged by South Shore Living Magazine, exclusive raffles and games and program booklets with discount coupons to area restaurants. To…

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April 2017
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In Office Activity: Seedling Kits for Boys and Girls Club

April 1 - May 31

Assemble Seedling Kits for the Boys and Girls Club to help them celebrate Earth Day! These kits will teach kids not only to care and nurture, but also celebrate nature! To learn more about our nonprofit partner receiving the Seedling Kits, visit their website! Building Impact simplifies service for commercial and residential buildings, as well as our call to action partners. If your building is a part of the Building Impact network, please click below to schedule your In-Office Activity.…

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Volunteer Opportunity for Open Studios 2017

April 1 @ 10:00 am - April 2 @ 5:00 pm

Join the artists of The Umbrella as they open their doors and studios for their annual Open Studios, a festive celebration and show of over 50 artists. Volunteers are needed to sit in an artist’s studio to give them a break during the event. Volunteers might also help with a craft project for kids in arts and environment or greet visitors around the building. The event will be held April 1st from 10 am – 5 pm and April 2nd from 1 pm…

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Climate Change + the Future of the Built Environment

April 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Join NAIOP to hear how the public and private sectors are planning for climate change and what it means for real estate development. Learn about the latest state and city climate change initiatives influencing long-term planning and regulation. The Governor’s new Executive Order on Climate Change and the newly released Climate Ready Boston Report, among other initiatives, will be presented. Executives from GE, Gensler and Lend Lease will then discuss how their companies view climate change resiliency at the global and local levels by discussing specific development…

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Volunteer to Speed Mock Interview with First Step

April 12 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

First Step is a program designed to help participants advance their career, strengthen their family, and achieve financial independence.  Speed mock interviewing is just like speed dating, a series of 4 minute interviews. We provide all the questions and volunteers will be supervised by Goodwill staff. If interested in volunteering for this event, sign up here!

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Volunteer Expo

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Looking for the perfect volunteer opportunity? Come to the only event of its kind in Boston. Free and open to the public, this special evening gives you a chance to learn about various charity groups and their volunteer opportunities. The annual Volunteer Expo seeks to aid local nonprofit organizations in their search for volunteers. The event brings together locals, students and workers from the community and allows you to meet representatives from over 60 participating nonprofit organizations looking for volunteers. Register…

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Beers & Cheers for the Mystic

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Mystic River Watershed Association for a fundraising evening at Night Shift Brewing in Everett! The Annex will be full of excellent craft beer and Mystic enthusiasts with live music by Hillbilly Holiday.  Come out and support efforts to protect and restore our rivers, and learn about volunteer opportunities starting this spring. Funds from your $20 ticket support the Mystic River Watershed Association and include a beer and entry into a raffle for some awesome Patagonia gear! To purchase tickets, click…

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Run with TUGG

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to run a marathon? We are calling Boston tech’s Founders and CEOs to join our 2017 Boston Marathon team! Inquire About TUGG’s Marathon Team At TUGG, we turn John Hancock’s charity bib program on its head. Most nonprofits use the Marathon as a money making proposition. Instead, at TUGG we raise the funding for our runners, $10k each, which is then directly granted to the TUGG portfolio nonprofit of their choice. Our team of CEO and…

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What I Make: 2017

April 22

WhatIMake: 2017 is a daylong creative event hosted by Miranda’s Hearth at Lesley University on April 22, 2017. Morning: Inspirational Speakers. Afternoon: Hands-on Workshops. Evening: Party! We are searching for the best and most interesting presenters for WhatIMake: 2017. What do you want to learn to make?   Nominate someone you know could make an impact. We are looking for makers in the broadest sense who are skilled at both speaking and teaching and can help build a sense of…

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Volunteer to Speed Mock Interview with H.E.L.P

April 28 @ 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

The Human Services Employment Ladder Program (H.E.L.P.) is an eight week Human Services training program that prepares participants to become entry-level Direct Support Professionals in the field of Human Services. Speed mock interviewing is just like speed dating, a series of 4 minute interviews. We provide all the questions and volunteers will be supervised by Goodwill staff. If interested in volunteering for this event, sign up here!

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Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race

April 30 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Don’t miss the biggest and best canoe and kayak event in New England! The 35th anniversary of the Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race celebrates the Charles River Watershed Association’s 52 years of improvements to the health, beauty and enjoyment of the Charles River and its tributaries. Kick off the paddling season on April 30, 2017 with the 35th Run of the Charles: Boston’s Premier Paddling Race. As CRWA’s signature event, the Run of the Charles is the largest flat-bottomed boat race…

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May 2017
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Paws 4 A Cure Celebration & Charity Walk

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Paws 4 A Cute at their 10th Anniversary Celebration & Charity Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 1:00 in Wakefield, MA or in your home town as a satellite walker. Support Paws 4 A Cure by registering for the walk. Gather your other animal loving friends to join you and help promote this organization. Proceeds from the event will be distributed directly to veterinary hospitals to assist families throughout the United States who cannot afford urgently needed treatment for…

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2017 NAMIWalks Massachusetts

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

As NAMIWalks Massachusetts celebrates its 14th anniversary, you are invited to take part in the largest and most successful mental health awareness, stigma-busting and fundraising event of the NAMIWalks campaigns throughout the country. Join the movement to raise awareness of mental health conditions and raise funds for their mission to help individuals and families right here in in Massachusetts. To register for the event click here or to volunteer for the event fill out this form here!

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Run the Esplanade 5k Sunset Run

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

On the evening of Thursday, May 18th, the Esplanade Association will once again host the Esplanade 5K race along the pathways of the Esplanade at sunset. This race is a fun event for the whole family– dogs welcome too! Pre-race activities include registration and a guided stretching class. Post race activities will feature an awards presentation (with prizes!) and samples from local vendors. You don’t want to miss out – register for the event here!

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June 2017
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Local Sustainable Economies Conference

June 7 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 10:00 pm

The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts is excited to present the Local Sustainable Economies Conference at Northeastern University in Boston, MA from June 7 until June 9, 2017. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DORM RESERVATIONS The conference is intended for small and local business leaders as well as advocates who are committed to building a local, green and fair economy. The conference will focus on action as it guides participants through engaging material that results in real, attainable ideas and solutions…

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NAIOP’s 29th Annual Charitable Golf Tournament

June 22 @ 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

NAIOP is excited to announce that Boston’s signature CRE charity golf event, is relocating to The International! If you haven’t played there yet, it is a golfer’s paradise that features two award-winning 18-hole golf courses, including The Pines, designed by Robert Trent Jones. This will not be a year to miss! Participation will be limited, so sign up early and join NAIOP in helping Heading Home by sponsoring and playing in the 29th Annual Tournament. New sponsorship levels have been added, along with the option…

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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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