Jericho Road Worcester is seeking volunteers who have business expertise. Desired skill areas include strategic planning, business plan development, fundraising, marketing, nonprofit board governance and recruitment. Our average project is 10 hours once a volunteer is matched to a local area nonprofit.
Some of the ways you can help:
* Pick up food, with staff, at the Worcester County Food Bank
*Assist in our pantries with organizing food and working with clients
*Assist in the clothing closet (sort donations, help clients find items)
*Organize a drive (school supplies, hygiene products, diapers, baby items, Christmas gifts, and more)
* Provide dinner to our 12 families at Youville House Family Shelter in Worcester
* Work with individuals with developmental disabilities at the Mercy Centre
* Assist with painting and weeding at the Mercy Centre
* Assist individuals in need of financial literacy (Catholic Charities has a curriculum)
* Interpret for individuals who speak Nepalese, Kinyarwanda and Arabic, our Refugee Resettlement program
*Drive refugees to appointments
There are a variety of ways volunteers at the Boys & Girls Club make a difference, including planning or carrying out special events, teaching specialized classes to members or staff, helping out at Kid’s Café or offering administrative support in our offices. Whether you are interested in volunteering alone, or with a group, opportunities abound.
There are many ways to get involved with AYFS:
Help with quarterly newsletter – typing, publishing, addressing – time commitment of a few hours once every three-four months
Help with seasonal maintenance i.e. raking leaves, cleaning gutters, etc. – time commitment of a few hours once every three-four months
Tutor a student once/week at our after school program – time commitment of one hour per week.
Holiday Helpers to prepare and distribute food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas
Providing tutoring, mentoring, child care, pro bono professional services and skills training are just a few examples of how our volunteers help create real and lasting change in others.
Ascentria employees and the people that we serve truly appreciate and value our volunteers! Our volunteers enjoy meeting new people and making new friends. They find their work to be interesting and tremendously rewarding. Many of our volunteers have shared with us that making a positive impact on the well-being of others is life changing and leaves them feeling personally fulfilled. Tell us your interests and we can match you to the right opportunity for you
Help the Red Cross and our partners install 100,000 free smoke alarms nationwide in April and May, leading up to our one millionth smoke alarm installation.
There are a variety of ways to help at this event. Please see below for a general description of these options and following the link below to sign up
Volunteer Safety Educator: Educates the family on fire safety
and assists with completing a disaster plan while the smoke alarms
are being installed. This volunteer should be comfortable speaking
with a wide variety of individuals.
Volunteer Smoke Alarm Installer: Installs smoke alarms in
homes during the canvassing event. This volunteer should be
comfortable using a ladder and a power drill.
Volunteer Documenter: Records information about each home
and the number of alarms installed. This person should be
comfortable completing basic paperwork.
To Sign Up, visit: https://volunteerconnection.redcross.org
Coordinate the annual cookie sale at the troop level. Set up cookie booths, manage inventory and money, and then watch the girls light up when they earn the rewards for being the best cookie sellers ever!
Work with a group of girls and mentor them as they make new friends and develop connections that will last a lifetime.
Troop Family and Friends
Assist with driving, activity planning, snacks, money management, or other tasks necessary to keep the troop running oh-so-smoothly from week to week.