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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10th Grade Tutor (Math or ELA)

Off-Campus

Other

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Dorchester

Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to grade 10 students. If you are interested in becoming an educator, working as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools. Tutor Training provided on-site. Work-Study eligible students paid $14/hr; Volunteers receive a Charlie Card on us! ...

9th Grade Tutor (Math or ELA)

Off-Campus

Other

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Dorchester

Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to grade 9 students. If you are interested in becoming an educator, working as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools. Tutor Training provided on-site. Work-Study eligible students paid $14/hr; Volunteers receive a Charlie Card on us! ...

BuildOn Chapter at Northeastern Mentor Program

Community Development & Outreach

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Back Bay/South End

Fenway

Jamaica Plain

Mission Hill

Roxbury

we would love to be able to go out to local high or middle schools, weekly, to perform acts of service with the students and help to mentor them by acting a as a role model to the students to attend college and pursue a career. ...

Trash2Treasure Winter Collection

Community Development & Outreach

Environmental

On-Campus

Week-Long Event

Boston

Hi everybody! We are back for our 3rd Annual Trash2Treasure Winter Collection! From December 7th to December 15th, this year’s collection team will gather and sort all the items donated by Northeastern students during finals week of the Fall semester. This saves tons (literally) of landfill waste. Help us make this the biggest collection yet! http://signup.com/go/kUtusjP ...

a two minute video of the Dorchester neighborhood

Arts & Culture

Community Development & Outreach

Digital Media

Ongoing

Dorchester

Mattapan

Mission Hill

Roxbury

West Roxbury

I’m Catherine Widgery (widgery.com) one of three artist finalists for a public art commission at Codman Sq. Park. I want this project to bring together people from the community in an ongoing, creative way. To this end, I’d like to have a program that continues after the artwork is installed that changes and to which local artists and creative community members can contribute. I thought one of the easiest ways might be to have videos on different themes, taken on your smart phones, just a minute or maybe two long, submitted to a committee of community members such as the ...

Giving Tuesday Fundraising Phone-a-thon to benefit Partners for Youth with Disabilities

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Disability Services

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

One-Time

Boston

Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD) is a non-profit organization that works to create a world where young people with ALL disabilities can lead self-determined lives filled with dignity, pride, and purpose. They are successful in being inclusive through creating mentor/mentee pairings, and driving career-readiness programs. The week of/around Thanksgiving consists of many consumer-driven “holidays,” such as Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday, etc. To combat this, and to encourage people to give back to their community this holiday season, PYD is hosting a Giving Tuesday fundraising phone-a-thon. Volunteer ambassadors will be drafting a list of ~10 new contacts, and using ...

MGH Youth Programs Intern

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Roxbury

The MGH Youth Programs team is seeking an enthusiastic undergraduate, who enjoys working with youth to provide part-time assistance to the students in its Science Fair Mentor Program done in partnership with the James P. Timilty Middle School in Roxbury, MA. The Timilty students are 7th & 8th graders who are matched with MGH professionals who serve as their mentors. Mentors provide students with guidance and coaching with their school science fair projects every other week at MGH. The intern’s role is to assist the MGH Program Coordinator with weekly check-ins with the students, at the school, to help them ...

Development Operations Part-time Internship at Team IMPACT

Administrative Support

Community Development & Outreach

Disability Services

Marketing

Sports & Athletics

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Dorchester

Quincy

South Boston

South Shore

Organization Overview Team IMPACT is a national nonprofit that provides an extended support network to children living with serious and chronic illnesses by matching them up with a local college athletic team. We believe that our program can help a child increase their confidence, optimism and sense of belonging through these relationships. Children feel like they are members of the team, contributing in ways only they can, to provide insight and inspiration to the student-athletes that cannot be found on the field or in the classroom. Internships @ Team IMPACT Intern candidates should prepare for a transformative experience at Team IMPACT – one ...

LEADership Fellowship

Activism & Advocacy

Administrative Support

Community Development & Outreach

Digital Media

Marketing

On-Campus

Paid Position

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

Academic Year: September - April

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Back Bay/South End

Boston

It’s already that time of year! 🍂 LEAD is looking to on-board three additional (PAID) fellows for the 2019 Spring semester and summer. Will you please share the following opportunity with your students? Next season’s available positions are two sales & outreach fellows and one training development fellow. Position descriptions, eligibility, and benefits can be found on the online application. Former LEAD intern Allison Edwards shared, “LEAD has motivated me be to be an advocate for not only my community, but for all communities. This internship has shown me what it takes to be a leader, to be an advocate, and to ...

Volunteer with Rescuing Leftover Cuisine

Activism & Advocacy

Environmental

Food Justice

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Beacon Hill

Boston

Brookline

Cambridge

Charlestown

Chinatown

Dorchester

Downtown/Financial District

East Boston

Fenway

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Medford

Metro West

Mission Hill

North End

North Shore

Quincy

Roslindale

Roxbury

Seaport

Somerville

South Boston

South Shore

West End

West Roxbury

Rescuing Leftover Cuisine is a non-profit organization that provides a volunteer platform to recover excess fresh and prepared food from businesses and bring it to nearby non-profits who freely give this food to those in need. We are actively recruiting individual volunteers or small groups to sign up for weekly rescue slots. Some require a vehicle for transport and others can be done on foot or bicycle. Each volunteer opportunity averages only 45 minutes of time from start to finish. To learn more, please review our Info PDF: https://tinyurl.com/RLCMA-Volunteers-Info. ...

BSO Instrument Playground Volunteers Needed

Arts & Culture

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Special Events

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

One-Time

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Back Bay/South End

Boston

Throughout the BSO season, we hold a number of instrument playgrounds (also known as instrument petting zoos) for kids and adults to try out orchestral instruments. This includes violin, cello, flute, clarinet, French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and percussion. The BSO supplies instruments and volunteers to clean mouthpieces, but we are always looking for volunteers who have some elementary knowledge of instruments to show participants in the playgrounds how to make a sound on the instruments. We have a number of dates throughout the season, the majority of which are held at Symphony Hall. For those who participate, we do ...

Web Developer Needed for Community Outreach Project

Community Development & Outreach

Digital Media

Off-Campus

On-Campus

Fall: September - December

Back Bay/South End

Boston

Fenway

Jamaica Plain

Mission Hill

Roxbury

SGA’s Student Affairs committee is working on a project to bridge the gap between Northeastern and its surrounding communities. We are looking to craft a “Community Asset Map” for students that they can access online to view local businesses, restaurants, and organizations that could benefit and streamline their off campus experience. All information to be put into map will be given, we simply need someone to help program/design it! ...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Disability Services

Food Justice

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

One-Time

Boston

LEAD, Inc. has certified 600+ students in Youth Mental Health First Aid! Join the movement! Many of us and our friends struggle with mental health issues in college. According to the CDC, suicide is the second leading cause of death in youth ages 10-24, and 75% of all lifetime cases of mental illness expose themselves before age 24. How can you help? Become certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid through Northeastern’s student-founded nonprofit, Let’s Empower, Advocate, and Do, Inc. (LEAD). Just as CPR certification helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone ages ...

Learn a new skill and Help people out of Poverty!

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Financial Literacy

Hunger/Homelessness

Other

Translation Services

Spring: January - April

East Boston

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program a.k.a. VITA helps those who cannot afford professional tax services but need assistance to accurately complete their taxes by providing free, high-quality and accurate return preparation services. In 2017, 4,300 VITA sites around the country that prepared over 1.4 million tax returns, generating over $2.1 billion in refunds to assist households earning less than $54,000 in annual income. At The Neighborhood Developer’s CONNECT office Volunteers work one-on-one with clients to prepare federal and state tax returns and encourage families to spend more of their refund on the things that matter: child expenses, transportation costs, bills, ...

Harvest Walk

Special Events

One-Time

Back Bay/South End

Fenway

Mission Hill

Roxbury

This year the NUPD will host its second annual Harvest Walk! This event bring local youth to campus for a fall themed festival. Volunteers are needed to walk youth around campus to collect candy, run activities and run a face paint station! ...

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