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Volunteer opportunities that tap the passion and experience of people over 55 to improve society.

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Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Environment Older Adults
The Horticulture Program at South Middlesex Correctional Center is embarking on a new adventure and is seeking citizen volunteers to join the effort. The instructor will be using the Massachusetts Horticulture Certification Study Manual as a reference and a guide to prepare interested offenders for the certification exam given two times a year. South Middlesex Correctional Center (SMCC) is a two hundr more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Mentoring Older Adults
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 seeking parenting mentor volunteers to be trained to facilitate a curriculum that is designed to assist incar more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to expand its successful volunteer facilitated, evidence-based, cognitive skill workshop program. Over the past 24 months volunteers have facilitated 2hr/2session workshops with over 2000 offenders earning completion certificates. The Department is interested to expand the cadre of volunteers to meet the increasing demand for the successful wo more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Mentoring Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction provides opportunities for participation in effective programming to promote the successful re-entry of offenders back into communities. The Department is committed to providing offenders with Limited English Proficiency meaningful access to the available programs and services. Presently seventeen percent of the offender population reports a primary language o more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Mentoring Older Adults
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 job skill related workshop modules on topics including resume writing, the application process, interview tec more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Education Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to expand its successful volunteer facilitated, evidence-based, cognitive skill workshop program. The Department is interested to train a second cadre of volunteers to meet the demand for the courses. The training will instruct participants on how to facilitate a Cognitive Skills workshop as well as provide a thorough understanding of the grou more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Environment Older Adults
Garden Volunteers to assist offenders to learn the basics of gardening needed for work outside the institution: soil types and preparation, garden layouts, seed propagation and raising healthy seedlings, transplanting, watering and sunlight requirements of different types of flowers and plants (and compatible planting); shrubs and their light, space and planting needs; uses of perennials and annuals an more
Sponsor: Department Of Correction | Location: Milford, MA 01757 Mentoring Older Adults
The Massachusetts Department of Correction is seeking volunteers to serve as mentors in various security level facilities. All volunteers are welcome; however, currently the volunteer coordinator is seeking mentors to facilitate the common spiritual practices and philosophies of all religious traditions including: Buddhism, The Church of Christ, Scientist,Greek Orthodox,The International Society for Kr more
Sponsor: Thomas Crane Public Library | Location: Quincy, MA 02169 Education Older Adults
- Would you like to work with people from other cultures and countries? - Help newcomers connect with their community? - Learn techniques and activities to help adults speak English more fluently? If your answers are YES, consider becoming a volunteer facilitator for the Thomas Crane Library's English Talk Time program. English Talk Time is a conversation-group program for adults interested i more
Sponsor: Old Colony Elder Services | Location: Brockton, MA 02301 Education Older Adults
The Massachusetts Money Management Program is designed to help vulnerable, low-income older adults and individuals with disabilities. The program seeks to protect older adults and individuals with disabilities who may be at risk of losing their independence due to their inability to pay basic rent, food, and utility bills. Volunteers are assigned to assist older adults and individuals with disabilitie 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: Holyoke Tutor/Mentor Program | Location: Holyoke, MA 01040 Education Mentoring Older Adults
Tutors volunteer weekly in Adult Basic Education classes focused on reading/writing/math or English for Speakers of Other Languages. Tutoring takes place one-to-one, in small groups, or as a classroom assistant. We match you with a class that meets your schedule and interests, and training is provided. Our tutors really enjoy this opportunity, and have made comments like: "...a wholly rewarding expe more
Sponsor: New Vision Organization, Inc. | Location: Brockton, MA 02303 Older Adults
New Vision Organization, Inc. is a non-profit organization consisting of volunteers nationwide, working together to provide support and resources to the current,former and soon to be released incarcerated men and women, in addition to assisting long-term incarcerated individuals with obtaining legal help and other supportive resources requested. Our work involves networking with advocacy groups,indiv more
Sponsor: New Vision Organization, Inc. | Location: Brockton, MA 02303 Older Adults
New Vision Organization, Inc is currently seeking Volunteers willing and able to research for supportive aftercare resources, for our soon to be released clients and probono legal assistance and other services available, for the long-term incarcerated men and women. more
Sponsor: New Vision Organization, Inc. | Location: Brockton, MA 02303 Older Adults
Seeking volunteers to work on a committee with a team of Grant Writers. more
Sponsor: New Vision Organization, Inc. | Location: Whatever City, MA any z Older Adults
New Vision Organization, Inc. is currently seeking an administrative assistant to assist with the scheduling of NVO Monthly Teleconference Meetings, taking the Minutes, Following up with volunteers newly assigned cases, working with the President and Vice-President on administrative issues, etc. more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Older Adults
Looking for someone who is 55 plus Work with the Development Committee Chairperson of an organization that provides scholarships for camps and enrichment opportunities to children who have suffered the loss of a parent. Be a member of a team who will be designing and implementing a creative plan for increasing revenue in response to a challenge grant. Duties include attendance at regularly scheduled more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Older Adults
Looking for adults 55+ Assist a local nonprofit organization in developing or expanding their volunteer program. Typical duties include: helping identify volunteer needs of the organization, writing Job Descriptions, recruiting volunteers, interviewing and matching volunteers to appropriate assignments; providing training/orientation to new volunteers; providing support to the volunteer team and reco more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: West Newton, MA 02465 Education Older Adults Youth
Looking for an adult 55 plus ESL, English as a Second Language tutors are needed to help young adults improve their English language skills. This is an important contribution to a person's life as it prepares them to integrate socially and improve their job prospects. more
Sponsor: SOAR 55, Service Opportunities After Reaching 55 | Location: Framingham, MA 01702 Older Adults
Looking for someone 55 plus. A community mediation volunteer working with a co-mediator under the supervision of agency staff, offers disputants a respectful, structured, yet informal process that provides a safe place for airing concerns, needs and demands, listening to the opposing party and working together to reach a solution all parties can live with. The volunteer uses the skills learned in the more