Northeastern University: Center of Community Services

Service Finder

Welcome to the Service Finder! Community Partners have posted openings and opportunities for which they are currently seeking volunteers. Search below for the right service experience for you!

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Pediatric Wellness Volunteer

Community Development & Outreach

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Sports & Athletics

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

One-Time

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Back Bay/South End

Boston

South Boston

We are looking for volunteers to help us out with our after school programs held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the South End Community Health Center in the Pediatric Wellness Department. Our programs range from sports/activity events, Junior Chef cooking classes, and youth leadership classes. Volunteers would play with the kids/ youth during activity events and help kids cook simple, easy meals during Junior Chef cooking classes. ...

Annual Meeting @ King’s Dining – Looking for Volunteers!

Administrative Support

Arts & Culture

Translation Services

One-Time

Boston

Fenway

Please join Fenway CDC on Thursday, March 26 from 5 – 8 p.m. for our 47th Annual Meeting: Building(s) for Our Community. Learn about our accomplishments from 2019, hear our plans for 2020, and enjoy appetizers and a cash bar! RSVP + Location: bit.ly/318Y65c King’s Dining and Entertainment 50 Dalton Street, Boston MA Volunteer Opportunities: registration, name tags, greeters, phone banking ...

33rd Sheep Shearing Festival – Gore Place – Saturday 4/25/2020

Arts & Culture

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Special Events

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

One-Time

Outside of Boston

Volunteers needed to perform cash transactions, assist in running wagon rides, conducting activities with children 5-12, and directing visitors around the festival. Shift Times: 1 (9:30-12), 2 (12-2:30) or 3 (2:30-5) Gore Place is the country home of MA Governor Christopher Gore and his wife Rebecca. The 50 Acre property sits on the Waltham/Watertown line and conducts events throughout the year. The 33rd Annual Sheepshearing Festival at Gore Place is a New England spring tradition since 1987! Saturday, April 25, 10 am to 5 pm. View traditional sheepshearing and border collie sheep herding demonstrations, and meet fiber artists and historical artisans and ...

Career Fair – Looking for Volunteers!

Administrative Support

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Special Events

One-Time

Roxbury

Fenway CDC and Roxbury Community College are organizing a Career Fair to help job seekers look for employment opportunities, education advancement programs, and resources to improve their quality of life. Our Career and Resource Fair will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2020, from 12:30pm to 2:30pm, at Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, 1350 Tremont Street, Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120. We are looking for volunteers to help set up the event before, and clean up afterwards. We’re also looking for people who can provide resume building skills, job search and interview tips. For inquiries, please contact Jasmine Vargas at jvargas@Fenwaycdc.org or (617) ...

Calculus Field Day

On-Campus

One-Time

Tuesday, April 14, 1pm-5pm The event brings high school students from BPS to Northeastern for a competition. The students come in teams of three and work on a set a calculus and precalculus problems. Students that are interested in helping out should email Oana Veliche at o.veliche@northeastern.edu ...

A Day of Exploration at WGBH (Volunteer Opportunity)

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Special Events

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

One-Time

Allston/Brighton

The event runs from 10am-3pm (shift times vary by position). The event allows children to journey throughout the studio while discovering new realms of music, science, art, engineering, and much more! Volunteers will help families adventure through the event space and run educational activities, greet guests, and serve refreshments. Please review the volunteer positions listed below and email Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Gately at sarah_gately@wgbh.org if you’d like to help. Responses should be received no later than Friday, March 6. Volunteers will be assigned to their role on a first-come first-serve basis. Please make sure to include the following information in your email ...

Stopping Short-Term Suspensions from School

Activism & Advocacy

Off-Campus

Academic Year: September - April

Summer 1: May - June

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Beacon Hill

Boston

Charlestown

Chinatown

Dorchester

Downtown/Financial District

East Boston

Fenway

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Mission Hill

North End

Roxbury

Seaport

South Boston

West End

West Roxbury

Center for Law and Education has received a multiyear grant from the Cummings Foundation to reduce school disciplinary suspensions for non-violent, non-drug, school code offenses by providing support to Boston Public School (“BPS”) students through CLE’s Lay Advocacy project. CLE is recruiting volunteers to assist students subject to ‘short-term’ exclusions from school (10 school days or less) at their school discipline hearings. If you are interested in participating in CLE’s Lay Advocacy project, please contact Sky Kochenour by phone (617-451-0855) or e-mail (skochenour@cleweb.org). — The Center for Law and Education, Inc. (“CLE”) is a non-profit resource, advocacy, and support organization that provides ...

Apprentice Learning Wants Husky Volunteers!

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Short Series 3-5 Events

Back Bay/South End

Downtown/Financial District

Jamaica Plain

Mission Hill

Roxbury

Learn About the World of Work with an 8th grader! Support eighth graders as they venture out to local businesses to learn about the world of work. You accompany them and mentor them to help them succeed. It’s a great way to connect with Boston’s young people and travel around Boston via MBTA! Husky Volunteers should be strong English language speakers and enjoy working with youth. We ask that you make a commitment for 6 weekly apprenticeships (dates below). We will pay for your MBTA travel. Join us to explore great worksites in Boston. Check out our website: http://apprenticelearning.org ...

Social and Athletic Volunteer

Community Development & Outreach

Disability Services

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

On-Campus

Senior Adults

Special Events

Sports & Athletics

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Boston

Dorchester

Roxbury

West End

The Friends of Metro Boston is a non-profit volunteer group working to promote mental health awareness and empower individuals through social and recreational activities. We advocate for transitional age youth and hard-to-reach individuals within the Boston area to provide athletic programs, holiday parties and community integration. Through these shared experiences, individuals can find self-determination and assistance in Recovery and strengthening bonds with their peers. The Friends sponsor softball, basketball, bowling, trips to local parks, sporting events and social activities. We focus on fostering acceptance and compassion for persons with mental health challenges, and supporting those who wish to augment their ...

SAYPA YOUTH

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Roxbury

Hi, My name is Samira Ahmed and I am the founder and CEO of Somali American Youth and Parents Association. My organization is based here in Boston and it helps young students prepare for college and encourages them to be the best student they can be in the classroom. These students come from immigrant families and some of them just came this year from Africa and are trying to assimilate into the American culture and way of learning in school. We are in need of volunteers of college students who will help these young children. We have a space at the DeWitt Center in ...

Family Gym Volunteer

Community Development & Outreach

Health

Off-Campus

Sports & Athletics

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Dorchester

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Roslindale

Roxbury

The Foundation for BCYF is looking for awesome volunteers for the Family Gym Program! Family Gym is a physical activity promotion program for families of young children in the Boston area that was created by faculty at Northeastern in 2009! Family Gym is a free program run on Saturday mornings for families with children primarily ages 3-8. At Family Gym, children and caregivers participate in moderate to vigorous physical activity through open play and structured activities. Over the past decade, volunteers had logged over 9000 hours of community service with our program. The main responsibility of the student volunteers is to facilitate ...

Have A Hart Day Boston February Event

Food Justice

Hunger/Homelessness

One-Time

Dorchester

Have a Hart Day (HAHD) Boston’s February event will be at the Greater Boston Food Bank Warehouse on February 22 at 9:30am. Email Heather to get on the list! ...

Escort elders in Boston and Brookline to medical appointments

Senior Adults

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

One-Time

Ongoing

Short Series 3-5 Events

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Beacon Hill

Boston

Brookline

Charlestown

Chinatown

Dorchester

Downtown/Financial District

East Boston

Fenway

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mission Hill

North End

Roslindale

Roxbury

South Boston

West End

West Roxbury

Come volunteer to accompany elders on their medical appointments. As a volunteer, you provide a friendly face and conversation, and may provide a little added physical support. Medical Escorts: A “door-through-door” service where volunteers accompany elders to medical appointments, providing personalized support before, during, and after the visit. No car or driving necessary but escorts happen weekdays during business hours. Escorts typically last 3 hours door-to-door. Volunteers can volunteer one time, or as many times or as often as they like. FriendshipWorks was founded 35 years ago to help reduce social isolation, enhance the quality of life, and preserve the dignity of older ...

Weekly after school Tutoring

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Dorchester

Roxbury

Meet once a week for 2 hours with the same student from Boston Public Schools for the whole semester! This is a wonderful opportunity to create a mentoring relationship while helping a student succeed in school! EVkids is dedicated to making sure you feel supported as a tutor with 1-1 meetings with staff to work on a tutoring plan and check-in personally too! ...

Online tutoring for El Centro Distance Learning Class

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Jamaica Plain

Dear volunteers, El Centro Del cardenal is the oldest Adult english program in Massachusetts. It was established back in the 50s by the catholic Charities to address the English language barriers of Puerto Rican migrants that were coming up north in search of opportunities. At the present, we teach 6 levels of English to prepare adult immigrant students for college. Some of the students due to life challenges cannot attend physical classes so we created our Distance learning program. Your mission, if you accept it, would be to help the D.L. teacher grade the assignments results of a group of 4 ...

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