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Opportunities that aim to fulfill the unmet human needs of individuals, groups, and communities.

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Sponsor: GiftsToGive | Location: New Bedford, MA 02744 Unmet Human Needs Youth
Our primary mission is engaging large numbers of volunteers of all ages in tangible philanthropy and community service. In the most basic sense, it is learning through doing. Students donate what they no longer need, use, or want, and they volunteer to work “shifts” at our 30,000-square-foot Regional Repurposing Center, a converted textile mill in New Bedford. At “the mill”, students sort, clean and more
Sponsor: South Shore Elder Services | Location: Braintree, MA 02184 Unmet Human Needs
SOUTH SHORE ELDER SERVICES is seeking responsible, caring individuals or groups who are willing to devote 1-1 1/2 hours, from approx. 10:30am to noon, at least one day a week to deliver hot meals to homebound elders in their communities. Not only do these volunteers bring much needed nutritional meals to homebound elders, but they connect these elders with the community at large, providing a point of 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
Sponsor: Cooking Matters | Location: South Boston, MA 02127 Education 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: Elder Services Of Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: South Dennis, MA 02660 Unmet Human Needs
Meals on Wheels packers assist the site coordinator with packaging and packing the coolers that the Meals on Wheels drivers will use. more
Sponsor: Elder Services Of Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: South Dennis, MA 02660 Unmet Human Needs
Senior Dining kitchen aides assist the site coordinator with preparing and serving meals to elders that are able to travel to the Senior Dining Center for a nutritious meal in a social setting. more
Sponsor: Elder Services Of Cape Cod And The Islands | Location: South Dennis, MA 02660 Unmet Human Needs
Drivers are needed to deliver a daily nutritious meal across the Cape and the Islands to homebound elders who are unable to prepare a healthful meal for themselves. more
Sponsor: Justice Resource Institute | Location: Attleboro, MA 02703 Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Volunteer with our homeless residents at FOCUS / Family Resource Center, a program of Community Care Services. FOCUS - Families Overcoming Challenges Utilizing Supportive Shelter and Stabilization – our name encompasses the essence of our program. FOCUS utilizes a collaborative, strength-based approach with the families by applying motivational interviewing and trauma-informed care. FOCUS supports more
Sponsor: Old Colony Elder Services | Location: Brockton, MA 02301 Unmet Human Needs
Old Colony Elder Services Nutrition Program is designed to enhance the quality of life for elders by providing nutritionally sound and satisfying meals. Meals are provided at congregate meal sites and delivered to homebound elders Monday through Friday, through Meals on Wheels.Individuals can volunteer as a driver delivering meals to elders at home or as a food server at one of Old Colony Elder Servic more
Sponsor: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Unmet Human Needs
Share your love of reading with a person who is blind in your community! MCB’s Volunteer Program, GIVE (Getting Involved in Volunteer Experiences), provides volunteers for legally blind residents across the Commonwealth. A GIVE volunteer provides one-on-one services, primarily in the consumer’s (the person you are helping) home. They might help their consumer by reading through their mail and household more
Sponsor: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Unmet Human Needs
Be a Volunteer Shopper and help a person who is blind in your community! MCB’s Volunteer Program, GIVE (Getting Involved in Volunteer Experiences), provides volunteers for legally blind residents across the Commonwealth. A GIVE volunteer provides one-on-one services, primarily in the consumer’s (the person you are helping) home. They might help their consumer by driving to the grocery store and shoppin more
Sponsor: Samaritans, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Unmet Human Needs
This is a 20 hour per week stipend Commonwealth Corps position in our Boston location. The premier suicide prevention agency for 38 years in Greater Boston and MetroWest, Samaritans’ mission is to alleviate despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our community, 24 hours a day; to educate the public about suicide prevention; and reduce the stigma associated with suicide. more