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

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Sponsor: FriendshipWorks, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Many elders need help with everyday tasks such as picking up prescriptions, shopping, changing a light bulb, or organizing old photos. Our Friendly Helpers are just that - a kind person providing the help that one friend might do for another! YOU can give back to your community and help these seniors age with dignity at home. Friendly Helper volunteers assist local elders light tasks and errands, help more
Sponsor: Cradles To Crayons - Massachusetts | Location: Brighton, MA 02135 Unmet Human Needs Older Adults Youth
Cradles to Crayons is looking for adult volunteers to lead or co-lead volunteer groups in sorting and inspecting donations in our Giving Factory warehouse. These Champion Corps Volunteer Leaders will increase our capacity to serve more children in Massachusetts each year. Excellent candidates can commit to a weekly or bi-weekly shift (2.5 hours each) for a minimum of 6 months. We are looking for volu 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: Massachusetts Commission for the Blind | Location: Chicopee, MA 01020 Unmet Human Needs
The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind’s Volunteer Program needs volunteers! Make a difference by volunteering with a person who is blind. No special skills are required. MCB will provide training on how to assist an individual who is blind and will match you with a consumer in or near your community. Volunteers work one-on-one with a consumer on a recurring basis. Volunteers assist with readin more
Sponsor: North Shore Elder Services, Inc. | Location: Danvers, MA 01923 Unmet Human Needs Older Adults
Imagine living alone and unable to get out every week to buy your essential groceries, what that feels like to be running out of food because you can't get to the store. Food shopping is one of those things many of us take for granted. It's a chore we don't always want to do, but we can get what we need one way or another because we have the mobility and family members who can help. Many people don't more
Sponsor: GiftsToGive | Location: Acushnet, MA 02743 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
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: 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: 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