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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AmeriCorps Youth Leadership Coordinator

Activism & Advocacy

Arts & Culture

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Paid Position

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Boston

Mission Hill

Everyday Boston is a grassroots community-building organization. In a city that’s often divided street by street, and neighborhood by neighborhood, we’re working to break down the stereotypes that keep us separate, primarily through the sharing of stories. We teach Bostonians how to interview, so they can listen to the stories of their neighbors and then share them on our website. We organize events that bring people across the city together to share their life experiences. And we run youth workshops that broaden the worldview of young people by teaching them how to interview and empathize with others in their city. We’re ...

Summer Teaching Fellow

Other

Paid Position

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Boston

Mattapan

If you are an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior, you are eligible to apply for our six- or seven-week summer teaching fellowships hosted by partner schools in Boston, Denver, Holyoke, or Providence. We select fewer than 30% of applicants. However, that doesn’t mean we’re not looking for YOU. We prioritize candidates local to the communities we serve. In Boston, we give preference to current college juniors who are interested in teaching after graduation with one of our Boston partners (Boston Collegiate, Brooke Charter Schools, Bridge Boston, KIPP MA, Match, UP Education Network). We provide scholarships of $1,800 for our 6-week ...

Tutor refugees in English or Turkish!

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Tutoring/Teaching Adults

Spring: January - April

Remote

Paper Airplanes is a nonprofit that provides free, one-on-one virtual language and skills instruction to people affected by conflicts like the crisis in Syria. Our goal is to help refugees learn critical languages and marketable skills for their pursuit of higher education and employment. We are currently in need of more virtual English and Turkish tutors for the spring semester. These languages are critical for refugees to access higher education and employment in Europe and beyond. Apply now for a flexible and meaningful volunteer experience! ...

Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Winter Break Volunteering

Hunger/Homelessness

One-Time

Cambridge

We’re so excited to continue offering our own form of hospitality and warmth to our guests this winter. But in order to operate our shelters throughout the coldest months of the year, we will need your help. Over Harvard’s Winter Break (12/19 – 1/23), the majority of our regular volunteers are away from the Cambridge area. And so, over Winter Break, we turn to our community members and students staying on campus to help staff our shelters for our guests. If you’ll be in the Cambridge area anytime between December 19th and January 23rd, we could really use your help as ...

Bilingual volunteer Academic Mentors needed in Boston Public Schools!

Off-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Boston

Charlestown

Chinatown

Dorchester

Downtown/Financial District

East Boston

Fenway

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Mission Hill

Roslindale

Roxbury

Seaport

South Boston

West Roxbury

Boston Partners in Education is seeking bilingual, volunteer academic mentors to support English Language Learners (ELL) in the Boston Public Schools. Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, Mandarin and Vietnamese speakers are in high demand, but all languages are welcome. Who are Academic Mentors? Our mentors are people like you and me, devoting time from their busy lives to help our young people succeed. They come from all walks of life, ethnic origins, and levels of education and experience. What do Academic Mentors do? Academic mentors work one-on-one or with a small group of 2-4 students for an hour a week during the school day. As ...

Volunteer Babysit with SWOB!

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Allston/Brighton

Boston

Brookline

Cambridge

Charlestown

Chinatown

Dorchester

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Medford

Mission Hill

North End

Quincy

Roslindale

Roxbury

Somerville

As a college student you understand the work and the expenses that a college education requires…imagine doing everything that you do, with a young child! Our organization trains volunteers and sends them to client’s homes- low income mothers- single moms and mothers of recent immigrant families- around Greater Boston- to provide free weekly babysitting sessions of up to four hours while they are in college classes. Empower a mother to get her Associates or Bachelors degree, and get her family out of the cycle of poverty! There is opportunity for regular, weekly volunteering of up to four hours, or the opportunity ...

Events & Fundraising Internship

Administrative Support

Community Development & Outreach

Marketing

Research/Development

Special Events

Sports & Athletics

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Jamaica Plain

Boston Scores is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides Boston youth with team-based after school programs that foster their health & well-being, academic achievement, and civic engagement. Boston Scores operates 32 after-school soccer & academic teams at public schools across the City of Boston, serving over 1,500 at-risk students each year. The 2018 Events & Fundraising Intern will gain essential experience and skills in event management and fundraising while working alongside our Development team to stage our largest fundraisers. Reporting to our Development and Events Manager, the Events and Fundraising Intern will assist with planning and execution of fundraising events including ...

Tutor for BPS students with Row Boston!

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

On-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Ongoing

Short Series 3-5 Events

Spring: January - April

Allston/Brighton

Boston

Fenway

Remote

Volunteer tutor and work 1-1 with Boston Public School students in the Row Boston program with Community Rowing Inc (CRI) this Spring! Middle and high school students learn how to row, compete in races and receive academic and other youth development programming. Location, time and training date TBD. We are looking for motivated undergraduates with any specialty or content knowledge to act as role models for youth and help them improve their grades! Tutors will be matched up with a student and meet with them for 1.5-2 hours each week at a recurring time during their study hall. Examples of topics ...

College Access Coach: Help students build confidence to tackle the SAT and get to and through college

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Off-Campus

Other

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Allston/Brighton

Boston

Downtown/Financial District

Medford

Outside of Boston

Roxbury

Somerville

Position Overview: A Let’s Get Ready Access Coach is a volunteer position for current undergraduate college students or recent graduates interested in supporting high school students from low-income households through SAT preparation and college admissions guidance, many of whom will be the first generation to attend college. Let’s Get Ready Coaches are a part of a network of approximately 1,000 college students per year working together to help students build confidence to tackle the SAT and get to and through college. Coaches are expected to commit to: – At least one night a week (3 hours) of direct tutoring and mentoring with ...

Serve Breakfast to the HIV Positive Community

Food Justice

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Ongoing

Back Bay/South End

Boston

Every volunteer position at Victory Programs’ Boston Living Center is a vital role and helps serve our membership and mission. Volunteers will be serving hot, nutritious meals to our members. Volunteers are at the heart of the meals program, helping with a variety of tasks that include: preparing food, setting up the dining room, washing dishes, serving meals, refilling the salad bar, cooking omelettes, and cleaning up. Volunteers must be at least 18 year old and able to pass a CORI Background Check. ...

Urban Farm project in December

Environmental

Hunger/Homelessness

Fall: September - December

Dorchester

We are looking volunteer groups to assist with restructuring our field. This project will take place outdoors and will involve shoveling. We are booking groups up to 20 people through the month of December. The shifts are Monday – Friday from 9am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm. Victory Programs’ ReVision Urban Farm is an innovative community-based urban agriculture project that grows produce in its own fields and provides access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food to residents of our ReVision Family Home and our extended community. In association with ReVision Family Home, we also provide job training for youth and ...

MEDIAGIRLS Mentor Position

Community Development & Outreach

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Spring: January - April

Boston

Cambridge

Dorchester

Mattapan

Roxbury

Somerville

West Roxbury

MEDIAGIRLS seeks undergraduate women to teach our weekly after-school program in Greater Boston. We are a local non-profit that teaches middle-school girls how to harness the power of media for positive change particularly through the sue of social media. You and your co-volunteer teachers will use our standardized curriculum to teach girls how to challenge the mainstream media message that sex appeal matters most, and create empowering content for our blog. Our ten-week classes are once a week on either Tues, Wed, or Thursday, for approximately 80 minutes in the afternoon from October – December, and again from February – May. Total ...

College Access Coach

Off-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Fall: September - December

Spring: January - April

Boston

Cambridge

Dorchester

Beginning junior year, Breakthrough Greater Boston works one-on-one with students through each step of the college access process. We are seeking volunteer College Access Coaches who will be trained to support our 11th and 12th grade students in Boston or Cambridge throughout their college application process, from February 2018-March 2019. Given the nature of this work with high school students, undergraduates, graduate students, and young professionals are welcome to apply. ...

Spring Academic Mentor

Off-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Ongoing

Spring: January - April

Boston

Cambridge

Dorchester

As part of our school year program, Breakthrough Greater Boston operates an academic mentoring program for its middle school and high school students. Academic Mentors (AMs) support students who need additional assistance with classwork and homework throughout the school year while providing mentorship to students by offering guidance around non-cognitive skills such as study skills, organization, and self-advocacy. Academic mentoring sessions will consist of tutoring in core academic subjects identified by Breakthrough staff as well as coaching around effective study habits and strategies. At each campus, AMs report directly to the Academic Mentor Coordinator and Director of Student Services. ...

Winter Walk

Hunger/Homelessness

Ongoing

Boston

Winter Walk is an event and initiative that believes ending homelessness is within our reach. Our mission is to raise funds and awareness towards that goal, and to support organizations in Greater Boston that are working on prevention, support, and care for our homeless community. On February 11, 2018, over 1,000 people will come together to do just that at our annual walk, 2 miles around the streets of the city, during the coldest month of the year. We need Boston-area students to get involved! 100% of the funds that you raise will be distributed to our amazing partner organizations. ...

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