Northeastern University: Center of Community Services

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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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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! ...

Camp Harbor View Citython

Community Development & Outreach

Health

Special Events

Sports & Athletics

One-Time

Downtown/Financial District

Camp Harbor View’s 12th summer season was terrific, and we are thankful for those who made it possible. Now our expanded year-round program, the Camp Harbor View Leadership Academy, kicks off this month. Also, happening this fall is a great employee/individual engagement opportunity, our annual Citython 5K Road race on Saturday, November 17th supporting our new Leadership Academy programs. It’s easy to get involved by either registering a team or volunteer. And, I would be happy to offer a discount code for all your support this year. Promotion code included at the bottom. ...

Halloween Festival

Arts & Culture

One-Time

Boston

Jamaica Plain

Hi Friends of HSTF, My name is Eva and I am the Theatre Programs Coordinator reaching out with a pretty fun volunteer opportunity to at our annual Halloween Festival. For many years now the theatre youth (ACT) from HSTF have put on a Haunted House at this festival. This year we are excited to open up this event to our community to take part in. Our current ACT youth have come up with the plan and we would love to have some familiar faces take it off the ground. I am attaching an information sheet that describes the different levels of engagement you ...

Volunteer in Fun Fundraiser with over 70 Companies

Off-Campus

Special Events

Sports & Athletics

One-Time

Roxbury

West Roxbury

BUILD.org is looking for Volunteers for an annual fundraiser they are having on Thursday, October 18th, at the Reggie Lewis Center, 1350 Tremont Street, Boston, MA. The event is called the Entrepreneur Games and will bring together over 1500 players from more than 70 companies coming out for an afternoon of fun and fitness, food and refreshments. It’s a great networking opportunity for students and support students from the Boston Public Schools. Shifts include: 1st Shift: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Set up 2nd Shift: 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Food and Beverage Support 3nd Shift: 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM – Registration 4rd ...

MS Thanksgiving Day Road Race -Volunteers Needed-

Activism & Advocacy

Disability Services

Health

Off-Campus

Research/Development

Special Events

Sports & Athletics

One-Time

Allston/Brighton

Boston

The National MS Society is hosting our annual Boston Volvo Village Thanksgiving Road Race on Thursday, November 22nd! We’re expecting 700 runners to raise $75,000 to support MS research and services for people living with Multiple Sclerosis. We’re in need of event volunteers from approximately 6:45am-11:00am for runner registration, rest stop crew, finish line cheering, first-aid, volunteer check-in and more. Volunteers make our fundraising events possible! We hope you’ll join us for a few hours on Thanksgiving morning as we work together to end MS forever. To register and for additional information, please visit: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0944acab22abfd0-2018523 About the National MS Society: We are a non-profit ...

Scholar Athletes Progress Report Conferencing

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

One-Time

Roxbury

Progress Report Conferencing (PRC) is where volunteers sit down with Zone members to discuss their progress report and talk about what’s going well and areas of improvement. Volunteers will work with Zone members to identify action items to improve grades for the next term. We are currently looking for volunteers for our PRC event at the John D. O’Bryant on Wednesday, October 17th from 1:00 – 3:30 PM. The O’Bryant located close to the Roxbury Crossing T station and is a 5-10 minute walk. ...

Come and get your hands dirty

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Ongoing

Dorchester

Come and get your hands dirty… volunteer at Victory Programs’ Revision Urban Farm! We are looking for volunteers through the month of October. We can host volunteers Tuesday – Friday from 8:45am – 12pm or 1pm – 4pm. We can accommodate groups up to 15 people per a shift. Individuals are welcome as well. ...

Food Pantry Volunteer

Activism & Advocacy

Community Development & Outreach

Food Justice

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

Ongoing

Short Series 3-5 Events

Spring: January - April

Summer 1: May - June

Summer 2: July - August

Back Bay/South End

Dorchester

Somerville

At any of our three food pantries located throughout Boston, volunteers will help unload trucks, stock shelves, and help assist our clients as they attend the food pantry. ...

Support Youth Voice in Boston: Become a Volunteer Debate Judge!

Activism & Advocacy

Off-Campus

Special Events

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Fall: September - December

One-Time

Ongoing

Short Series 3-5 Events

Spring: January - April

Boston

Dorchester

Downtown/Financial District

Jamaica Plain

Roxbury

Volunteer judges serve at middle and high school debate tournaments that are hosted by the BDL. Volunteer judges listen to debaters, take notes, offer encouragement and feedback, and determine a winner in each round. Judges serve in shifts of 5-6 hours; each shift encompasses two or three rounds of debate and includes meals and networking opportunities. No experience or knowledge of debate or the debate topic is necessary – we provide a full training before the tournament and at the beginning of each volunteer shift. ...

Boston Cares Corporate Project Leader (PAID)

Environmental

Food Justice

Health

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Paid Position

Special Events

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Ongoing

Allston/Brighton

Back Bay/South End

Boston

Cambridge

Charlestown

Dorchester

East Boston

Fenway

Hyde Park

Jamaica Plain

Mattapan

Mission Hill

Outside of Boston

Roxbury

Somerville

South Boston

West Roxbury

Corporate Project Leaders (CPLs) help lead large-scale, hands-on days of service for corporate partners across Greater Boston. CPLs are needed to lead projects throughout the fall, including painting, landscaping, and carpentry. Opportunities are on weekdays, individuals can select projects/days that fit their schedule. ...

Make a difference in the life of a Child with Big Brothers Big Sisters!

Off-Campus

Tutoring/Mentoring Youth

Academic Year: September - April

Ongoing

Roxbury

West Roxbury

Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a child in your community? Join Big Brothers Big Sisters today! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay (BBBSMB) is the premier mentoring agency for under-resourced families in the Greater Boston Area. We are currently seeking MALE volunteers (Bigs) from Northeastern University to mentor boys (Littles) at 2 nearby elementary schools–both within a 15 minute commute from campus. Bigs and Littles are matched based on similar backgrounds, experiences, and interests and many of our Bigs and Littles have created friendships that have continued for many years. Mentoring has proven to ...

Volunteer Interpreter

Community Development & Outreach

Hunger/Homelessness

Off-Campus

Senior Adults

Translation Services

Ongoing

Boston

• Volunteers will serve as interpreters during BHA hearings, eligibility screenings, resident meetings, walk-in inquiries, Wellness Connect sessions (at the housing developments), and phone interviews. • Volunteers who are interested in gaining skills in written translations may also assist in translation housing documents, or in reviewing and editing written translations for accuracy. ...

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