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

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Sponsor: New Vision Organization, Inc. | Location: Curwensville, PA 16833 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: FriendshipWorks, Inc. | Location: Boston, MA 02111 Older Adults
Are you retired and interested in giving back to your community? Do you want to make life better for an isolated elder who wants to remain independent? Then you're the perfect volunteer for FriendshipWorks! Since 1984, we have been committed to providing volunteer support to isolated elders living in the Boston and Brookline communities. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities and offer flexible 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: 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: Literacy Volunteers of Massachusetts | Location: Boston, MA 02109 Education Older Adults
As one of our basic literacy students said, "Without the help of Literacy Volunteers I know where I'd be -- sitting on the couch staring at a brick wall. Literacy Volunteers has given me the tools to break through that barrier, and for that I thank them." LVM volunteers help adults acquire the literacy and English language skills that empower them to realize their goals. By improving their basic skil more
Sponsor: Cradles To Crayons - Massachusetts | Location: Brighton, MA 02135 Unmet Human Needs Youth Older Adults
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: Sociedad Latina | Location: Roxbury, MA 02120 Education Mentoring Older Adults
Professional Review Workshops: Volunteers serve as interviewers or resume reviewers for our 2-hour workshops. In this capacity, volunteers provide coaching and feedback to Youth Leaders on their interviewing skills and/or resumes to help support their preparation for entering the workforce. This opportunity can be a one-time commitment or on-going volunteer experience. Job Shadows: Volunteers intere more
Sponsor: Ethos | Location: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 Older Adults
Ethos is a nonprofit dedicated to helping the elderly and disabled remain at home for as long as possible while promoting dignity, independence, and well-being. Many of the elders we serve are home-bound and get lonely. As a senior companion, you will be matched with an elder that you can visit in his or her home to provide companionship, relieve loneliness, and share interests. For some elders, this more
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