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Sponsor: FriendshipWorks, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Health
Don't want to leave your dog behind but would like to volunteer and give back to the community? Become a PetPals Volunteer and you and your dog can visit elders living in a nursing home in the Boston/Brookline area. PetPals is a remarkable program that brings the unique healing power of the human-animal bond to isolated nursing home residents. We work in cooperation with the Animal Rescue League of B more
Sponsor: FriendshipWorks, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Health Older Adults
Friendship makes a difference! Become a "Friendly Visitor" volunteer in your neighborhood. You will be matched with an elder to visit weekly, and provide companionship and help with everyday tasks. FriendshipWorks, a non profit group in Boston, has served isolated elders since 1984. We believe that no one should have to be alone, regardless of age or ability - help us end elder isolation and make ind more
Sponsor: African Community Health Initiatives | Location: Boston, MA 02108 Health
Volunteer at outreach and enrollment events. Assist Health System Navigators with disseminating health educational pamphlets and brochures. Assist in administering pre and post evaluation during cancer and cardiovascular education classes, and in explaining health reform programs to event participants. Assist with client in-take. more
Sponsor: Ethos | Location: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Health
Ethos is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services to elders while promoting independence, dignity, and well-being. We are looking for volunteers who can help out as medical escorts. Many of the elders we serve are isolated and live alone. Going to the doctor alone can be a scary experience, both physically and emotionally. Medical escorts provide much needed support and many of our cli more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Health Older Adults
The Commission's charge is to attemtp to increase access to public and private facilities and programs for individuals with disabilities. The Committee is composed of volunteers and is unpaid. more
Sponsor: Windrush Farm | Location: North Andover, MA 01845 Health Youth Older Adults
Windrush Farm is looking for volunteers to assist riders with disabilities while on horseback. Volunteers with horse experience will lead horses and volunteers without horse experience will assist in supporting riders while on horseback. Our clients include both children and adults. Other opportunities include, fundraising, photographing events, writing grants, one day events and much more. No hors more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
Old Colony Correctional Center, a high-tech medium security facility and the Old Colony Correctional Center Minimum Unit are located on thirty acres of land at the Bridgewater Correctional Complex, along with Bridgewater State Hospital, Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center, and the Treatment Center. Since Old Colony is not a committing institution, inmates are transferred there from other M more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
Old Colony Correctional Center, a high-tech medium security facility and the Old Colony Correctional Center Minimum Unit are located on thirty acres of land at the Bridgewater Correctional Complex, along with Bridgewater State Hospital, Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center, and the Treatment Center. Since Old Colony is not a committing institution, inmates are transferred there from other M more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
MCI-Norfolk is a 1400 bed medium security facility located in Norfolk, Massachusetts. MCI Norfolk treatment/program services offer its inmates the opportunity to take part in educational, treatment and reintegration programs. They include mental health, educational, religious and substance abuse programs. Presently, the volunteer coordinator is interested to locate a volunteer(s) to facilitate Alcoholi more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
MCI-F is seeking a licensed cosmetologist who is interested to volunteer in the Cosmetology class/salon offered through the DOC Education and Training Division at MCI-Framingham. MCI-F is a medium security correctional facility for female offenders, located in Framingham, Massachusetts. It is noted as the oldest female correctional institution in operation in the United States. In addition to meeting t more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
Old Colony Correctional Center (OCCC) is a high-tech medium security facility and Old Colony Correctional Center Minimum Unit is a level 3 secured facility located on the Bridgewater Complex located on thirty acres of land at the Bridgewater Correctional Complex, along with Bridgewater State Hospital, Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center, and the Massachusetts Treatment Center. Since OCCC i more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
The Department of Correction offers its inmates the opportunity to take part in educational, treatment and reintegration programs. They include mental health, educational, employment, religious and substance abuse programs. Presently, the Department is seeking to secure English and/or Spanish speaking volunteers to facilitate Narcotics Anonymous programs. more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
The Department of Correction offers its inmates the opportunity to take part in educational, treatment and reintegration programs. They include mental health, educational, employment, religious and substance abuse programs. Presently, the Department is seeking to secure volunteers to facilitate a Hispana/Spanish Alcoholics Anonymous Program. more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Health
The Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (MASAC) is a small medium security facility in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. The facility houses adult men who have been civilly committed for a period of thirty days to address their alcohol and substance abuse issues. MASAC is based on a philosophy that substance abuse is a complex, multidimensional illness that must be understood in the context of a more
Sponsor: Minuteman Senior Services | Location: Bedford, MA 01730 Health Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Do you have time in your schedule to make a difference in the lives of seniors in your community? Meals on Wheels drivers deliver nutritious lunchtime meals to homebound seniors Monday-Friday from 11 am -1 pm. Our mission is to help seniors who want to age gracefully and independently within their own homes. We serve seniors in 12 communities northwest of Boston, including Arlington, Burlington, and Wo more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Health
This is an opportunity for an individual 55+. Volunteers are needed to: (1) fill weekend puppy-raiser positions for puppies in NEADS Prison PUP Partnership programs at MCI Framingham. Weekend puppy raiser families take the pups out 3-4 weekends per month to work on house manners and socialization as a supplement to the inmate handlers’ training. (2) participate in 1-2 hour field trips with MCI Frami more
Sponsor: North Shore Elder Services, Inc. | Location: Danvers, MA 01923 Health
"At your side" volunteers work to help individuals and their families understand and navigate through their unique health care experiences. Training is professional and ongoing, as is team support. more
Sponsor: Victory Programs ReVision Urban Farm | Location: Dorchester, MA 02124 Environment Health Unmet Human Needs
- Victory Programs’ ReVision Urban Farm relies on the support and commitment of volunteers to help feed the families residing at ReVision Family Home and to aid in nutritious eating for residents in Dorchester. The majority of volunteers work on our farm, but opportunities can be created to fit your desires and strengths. Nutritional counseling and workshops, fundraising, and carpentry are just a few o more
Sponsor: Cooking Matters | Location: South Boston, MA 02127 Health Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™ teaches families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking can be delicious, enjoyable – and most important – affordable. Through hands-on classes taught by volunteer culinary and nutrition experts, course participants learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best nourishment possible to their families. In short more
Sponsor: Cooking Matters | Location: South Boston, MA 02127 Health Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters™ teaches families at risk of hunger that healthy cooking can be delicious, enjoyable – and most important – affordable. Through hands-on classes taught by volunteer culinary and nutrition experts, course participants learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best nourishment possible to their families. In short more