Explore our upcoming volunteer events and sign up today...

Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Past Events

Events List Navigation

January 2017

Volunteer at Commission on Affairs of the Elderly

January 25 @ 8:00 am - February 2 @ 5:00 pm

Help a homebound senior have a Happy Valentine’s Day!   Take just a few minutes out of your day to help us decorate 6,500 cards for homebound seniors. Then post on social media that you helped #spreadtheloveBOS and challenge others to do the same! We’ll be decorating from 11 – 2 each day at the following locations, join us whenever you can: 3rd floor of City Hall Wednesday, Jan 25 Thursday, Jan 26 Friday, Jan 27 Tuesday, Jan 31 Elderly…

Find out more »
February 2017

RACE Cancer Foundation Fundraising Event

February 5 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

RACE Cancer Foundation is hosting our biggest fundraising event of our year on Superbowl Sunday (February 5). It’s the Super Sunday 5K & 5 Mile Race. We’re in need of volunteers and I thought of you. What: Super Sunday, RACE Cancer’s biggest annual fundraiser When: Sunday, February 5, 2017, 8:30AM – 2PM Where: Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 5-mile and 5K race followed by after party; 2,500+ runners and supporters As a thank you to all volunteers, volunteers get free entry…

Find out more »

Fight United Competition

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, February 11th as teams train like fighters and compete in two hours of intense conditioning workouts hosted by George Foreman III’s local boxing gym and fitness center, EveryBodyFights, and pledge to help us reach our fundraising goal of $50,000 for Youth Venture! Register to FIGHT for $200 per individual or $1000 per group! The top fundraisers will be rewarded, with the highest individual fundraiser receiving a one-on-one training session with George Foreman III and the top…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
March 2017

In Office Activity: Jewelry Kits for Pine Street Inn!

March 1 - March 31


Find out more »

TUGG Makes Boston: 11th Annual Wine & Tequila Party

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Quarter End Deadlines Got You Down? You Deserve a Break! Join TUGG  on Thursday for some wine, tequila and an afterparty featuring JAM’N 94.5’s DJ E Dubble to get you through the end of the quarter. TUGG Makes Boston, the 11th Annual Wine & Tequila Party is just a few days away and aside from being the biggest party in Boston tech, it’s also one of the most important funding opportunities for emerging nonprofits. So get your ticket today and…

Find out more »

Mayflower St. Pats 5k

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Mayflower Brewing  St. Pats 5K will be making a donation towards allergy awareness research, and Plymouth North High School Scholarships In memory of Cameron Groezinger Fitzpatrick who passed away on March 8, 2013 as a result of a peanut allergy.  He was 19 years old. As you fly across the finish line, don’t forget, you are officially invited to enjoy some frosty Mayflower Brewing Co. beers straight from the source! Purchase your ticket here to get free race swag and join in…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
April 2017
Seedling Kits Boys and Girls Club

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.…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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!

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Kids Cooking Green Fresh Fruit Smoothie Class

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am

Sign up for a free class at Whole Foods Market! Students learn about healthy eating, and then compete in small group teams to create the best tasting fruit Smoothie, using local fruits, yogurt and 100% juices. Ready… set… buzz that blender. The class is open to kids ages 8+. Parents, to sign up your child click here!

Find out more »

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!

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
May 2017

ArtWeek Boston with Friends of Fort Point

May 1 - May 7

The Artist’s Approach to User Experience Monday, May 1, 6-8pm LogMeIn, 333 Summer Street, Fort Point A young artist and illustrator finds their way to a career in user experience design and development, somewhat sideways. Their mistakes and wins are those of someone who approaches the usability in software from the perspective of someone whose first love is making art. Whether you’re an artist looking to better understand UX, or a UX designer/developer looking to better understand artists… or if…

Find out more »

Volunteer to serve meals with Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center

May 1 - May 31

Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center is looking for groups to volunteer in the Meals Program! To book a time for your team to give back, contact Tammy Blocker at 617-236-1012. Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Groups are encouraged to sign up for lunch or dinner shifts. Thursday night dinners are from 5:30 pm – 8 pm and Tuesday – Friday lunches from 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. We can reserve space for groups of up to 6 people. Group size…

Find out more »

Support Youth Impacted by Foster Care: Be a Mentor!

May 2

Silver Lining Mentoring is currently in need of dedicated, caring adults to become Life Skills Mentors to youth with foster care experience. You don’t need a special background to be a mentor, just a desire to be a supportive, consistent presence to a young adult who needs stable support as they develop life skills. They are currently looking for male mentors and mentors of color to be matched with young people so that we can give our youth the support…

Find out more »

5th Annual BlocTalk

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for the 5th Annual BlocTalk! BlocTalk brings together the Greater Boston community (and beyond) for a day of personal and professional development workshops focused on the vibrant social sector! You will have the opportunity to meet inspiring social entrepreneurs and learn new skills! REGISTER TODAY! This year’s workshops include presentations from: The StartingBloc Fellowship StartingBloc is a Fellowship of leaders crafting a future that works for all beings. The Startingbloc Community includes over 2,500 Fellows across the globe.…

Find out more »

Solidarity for All 5K

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Solidarity for All 5k is a first time event taking place on Sunday, May 7 in Everett, MA. The event will begin at the Samuel Gentile Recreation Center, 47 Elm Street, in Everett. The event is designed to celebrate diversity in our community. Proceeds from the race will be donated to LUMA (Latinos Unidos en Massachusetts), who have been serving the local immigrant community since 2002.   Run or walk with us! Register online at:   Volunteers are…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Advocacy Day

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join  as our Advocates stand up, speak out and share their story. We are looking for volunteers to help with registration and to act as greeters for our Advocates who will be gathering at the State House on May 11th to support the passage of several bills that will improve the quality of life for those affected by Alzheimer’s.

Find out more »

Building Impact’s 5th Annual NonGala

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our annual NonGala honors and recognizes our most socially responsible partnerships through the Impact Awards, while raising funds for Building Impact’s volunteer programming. Together, we will extend Building Impact’s reach in Boston and beyond and maximize our impact in the community. In addition to a formal ceremony and networking, the NonGala uniquely offers on site micro-volunteering during which attendees will have the opportunity to volunteer while simultaneously learning about various local nonprofits that are beneficiaries of Building Impact’s programming. Building…

Find out more »

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!

Find out more »

6th Annual 2017 CHELSEA CHASE 5K

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Boys and Girls Club of Boston at their 6th Annual Chelsea Chase 5K! The race begins at Dockside at 10 AM, with runners & walkers traveling along and through Admiral’s Hill, by the Police Station, under the Tobin, and back to the Dockside. This race has really become a wonderful community event, and so many neighbors have come out to support, by cheering on runners, posting encouraging signs (especially up that long hill under the Tobin!), playing music…

Find out more »

Love Your Block Volunteer Event

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for Love Your Block!   Help us beautify Upham’s Corner in Dorchester for our annual cleanup sponsored by the City of Boston & Upham’s Corner Main Street. All volunteers will get a FREE t-shirt and lunch. It’s a great chance to give back and explore Dorchester. All volunteers must register online.   Upham’s Corner Main Street is a non-profit creating a thriving multi-cultural business and entertainment district in Dorchester. For more info check our website.   Thanks, Nicole Chandler UCMS…

Find out more »

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!

Find out more »

Volunteer at the Fast and Furriest 5k

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join One Brick Boston for their second annual Fast and Furriest 5K: Run. Walk. Wag, on May 21, 2017 at Assembly Row in Somerville! Whether you walk, run, or wag your way along the scenic route near the Mystic River, with every step you take you’ll be making a difference for thousands of animals in need. All funds raised will benefit the animals served by the MSPCA-Angell in its adoption centers, hospitals, and programs. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING: Volunteers are…

Find out more »

2017 Run to Remember Boston

May 27 - May 28

The Boston Police Department and Boston Police Runner’s Club invite you to the 13th running of Run To Remember Boston on Sunday, May 28, 2017.  Run To Remember Boston is a half marathon or 5 mile run through historic downtown Boston. Number pick up and Sports and Fitness expo is Saturday May 27th. The race start and the Expo will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston. Honor all 1st Responders killed in the line of duty by…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
June 2017

Volunteer for Open House Festival

June 3 - June 4

Celebrate architecture and design! For one weekend only, June 3-4, the BSA Foundation presents the 2017 Common Boston festival of architecture and design, an open invitation to discover, explore, and experience some of the most significant spaces and places throughout Greater Boston. During this festival, more than 55 sites throughout Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline open their doors to the public for exploration and appreciation. Register now to volunteer for Common Boston! In addition to having a chance to explore…

Find out more »

Deliver flowers and spend time with your older volunteers

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

You’re just in time for June! Deliver flowers and visit with an elder through the Friendship & Flowers program. We visit folks who live independently and in assisted living facilities. Each elder has something unique to share and offer and is looking forward to saying hey! How can you participate in Friendship and Flowers? This opportunity is offered on the second Saturday of each month. You can sign up for just one time- or as many months as you would…

Find out more »

Share Our Strength’s 29th Annual Taste of the Nation

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

About Boston’s Taste of the Nation Every year, the country’s best chefs, sommeliers and mixologists join together with one goal in mind: end childhood hunger in America by supporting Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry presented by Citi and Sysco®. In Boston, Honorary Chef Chairs Jody Adams, Joanne Chang, Andy Husbands and Tony Maws will lead Boston’s best chefs in a night of sips and bites to benefit Share Our Strength’s work to end childhood hunger in Massachusetts…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Innovation in Upham’s Corner

June 20

Upham’s Corner Main Street is looking for 12 awesome volunteers to help out June 20th who can help out for their fundraiser called “Innovation in Upham’s Corner.” The roles include: Greeter Registration Photo booth assistant Event setup Food servers Floater The fundraiser is a community event featuring great food, music, and people. By volunteering, you get to network, enjoy the event, and give back. UCMS’s mission is to create a thriving multi-cultural business and entertainment center. Please complete the Google Form…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Boston Corporate Sponsorship Summit

June 21 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Center for Nonprofit Learning is seeking volunteers for its upcoming Boston Corporate Sponsorship Summit taking place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Corporate Fundraising Summit is a one-day event which brings together nonprofit professionals to learn more about corporate sponsorship and how to obtain them. Our volunteers greet, register participants and speakers when they arrive, act as breakout room hosts, check-in hosts, etc. The atmosphere is collegial and you will be able to meet many new people at the…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »
July 2017

Volunteer Receptionist at American Cancer Society Hope Lodge

July 3 - July 6

We are looking for volunteer receptionists! We are seeking an energetic, task-oriented individual to help in maintaining our reception area. They will be the first point of contact for all guest inquiries. Available Shifts: Mondays: 8am-10am & 10am-12pm Tuesdays: 9am-11:30am (every other week), 12pm-4pm & 3-5pm Thursdays: 9am-11am & 3-5pm Duties & Responsibilities: Greet patients, family members, medical professional and the general public in a professional, courteous and friendly manner. Provide clerical and administrative support to the Hope Lodge staff…

Find out more »

Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

July 4 @ 3:30 pm - July 18 @ 6:30 pm

General Job Description: A wonderful opportunity for you to help those in need living in the South Shore area by assisting customers and donors in our food pantry. Duties include: Prepare food bags for distribution to clients according to the individual need of each client and client family Provide quality customer service to those needing our assistance Must be able to be on your feet for at least 2 hrs straight and must be able to lift at least 10…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Cafe Pride

July 12

Volunteers needed for a Cafe Pride! Are you looking for a monthly volunteer opportunity to bring smiles to seniors? Volunteer for Cafe Pride, a monthly supper club for older LGBT people of color and their friends! This meal site brings a hot meal and a socialization to seniors every month. We need your help to keep this Cafe going! Come socialize and help serve nutritious meals for seniors! Location: Harriet Tubman House at United End Settlements (USES) – 566 Columbus…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Girls Rock Boston

July 16 - July 22

Girls Rock Boston is a week long summer program for girls ages 8 to 17 working to empower girls and encourage positive self esteem through music education and performance. During each session, girls receive instrument instruction, form a band, write an original song, and perform at a sold out rock venue- in just one week. Girls Rock Campaign Boston and Ladies Rock Camp Boston Sessions are 100% Volunteer run! We offer a variety of positions for both musical and non-musical…

Find out more »
August 2017

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…

Find out more »

Volunteer at Fort Point Festival

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Celebrate summer in Fort Point by volunteering at the Fort Point Festival! Help us make the Fort Point Festival a destination event for the City of Boston. Fill out this form and we’ll get back to you no later than August 10. Each shift will last approximately 3 hours and in exchange for your time, volunteers will receive: -Free admission to the EAT event (restaurant sampling) -Fort Point Festival T-Shirt -Invite to the exclusive Fort Point Festival after party What…

Find out more »
+ Export Events