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

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Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Older Adults
This volunteer committee, either pro-actively or reacting to concerns and/or complaints, reviews the transportation network including roads, intersections, sidewalks, crosswalks, signage and traffic signals in Halifax and recommends improvements or changes. more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Older Adults
The Halifax in Lights Committee is a volunteer, unpaid committee which organizes the Town's annual July 4th celebration. It requests some funds from the Town but also runs a number of fundraising events during the year. Activities on July 4th include entertainment, various activities and games for children, food sales and fireworks. The activities are held at the Town Hall Green and the Elementary Scho 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: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Older Adults Veterans
The Assistant is a volunteer, unpaid position. The person works with the Veterans' Agent to help deliver services and benefits to veterans and to provide them with information about various programs. The Assistant may fill in during office hours when the Veterans' Agent is unavailable. more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Environment Older Adults
Committee members plan and "get their hands dirty" improving the landscaping of the grounds and areas around Town buildings and property owned by the Town. more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Older Adults
Committee members review proposals from departments for projects that cost $20,000 or more and will last five or more years and make recommendations to the Finance Committee, the Board of Selectmen and the Town Meeting as to which projects to fund. Committee members are unpaid. more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Older Adults
Members review grant proposals and decide on grant awards to cultural organizations holding events, classes, etc. that are of interest to Halifax residents. Members are unpaid. Funding is obtained through grants from the State and grants are awarded on a semi-annual basis. more
Sponsor: Town Of Halifax | Location: Halifax, MA 02338 Environment Older Adults
The Committee's charge is to plan and take actions necessary to restore alewives to the Monponsett Ponds. 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 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