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Worcester Together Volunteer Opportunities

Meal Delivery and Supply Drive

Volunteers needed to make and deliver meals for groups of 6-10 individuals. Volunteers needed to assist with blanket, sweatshirt, facemask, and cleaning supply drive.

Oakham, MA

Facebook Fundraisers and Peer-to-Peer Campaigns

Seeking volunteers to participate in Facebook Fundraisers and other Peer to Peer campaigns.

Worcester, MA

Gift card drive and adopt a program

We are looking for local businesses, community partners, friends and neighbors to consider organizing a gift card drive or adopting one of our programs for the holidays.

Worcester, MA

Virtual Holiday Story-Telling and Crafts

Volunteers can video themselves reading a holiday story and send it to us to share with our kids, or a video of a do-it-yourself holiday craft and send holiday craft kits for our kids to do. Those would need to be packaged as individual kits and can be dropped off at our building. Volunteers could also host a toy drive at their office.

Worcester, MA

Holiday Meal Delivery

olunteers needed to deliver meals throughout the greater Worcester area on Thanksgiving and Christmas morning around 9am. In order to protect our volunteers, staff, and meal recipients, we will be following all COVID-19 safety guidelines. Volunteers will pick up their delivery route and packaged meals drive-through style from St. Peter’s Catholic Elementary School, no need to exit the vehicle. This year, we are encouraging all of our volunteers to register online at www.ccworc.org/volunteer-registration-bhd/. Any questions can be sent to volunteers@ccworc.org. Volunteers also needed to help stock food pantry.

Worcester, MA

Working with Habitat for Humanity

Need volunteers able to support them with a regular commitment of time and skills, weekly or bi-weekly, on our construction sites, in the ReStore or in the office. All Covid-19 protocol are in place, masks required and social distancing. All skill levels needed.

Worcester, MA

COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce

The WRMRC is looking for volunteers to join their COVID-19 Taskforce in preparation for the potential vaccine being available in the coming months. No medical experience is required. We are looking for volunteers who have excellent organizational skills, customer skills, and are detail orientated to fill support roles in the potential COVID-19 vaccine clinics. All volunteers would receive Just-in-Time training before working at vaccine site. The time commitment we are looking for is 4-6 hour shift, including set-up and take down. If you are interested, you must sign-up with MA Responds and complete a background check. The roles we would be looking to fill are listed below: • Registration • Greeters • Float staff • Form collection • Promoting social distancing & proper mask wearing • Disinfecting • Behavioral health staff • Medical staff (must be a licensed medical professional who can give vaccinations) The Worcester Regional Medical Reserve Corp (WRMRC) is part of a national network of volunteers who help make their communities stronger and healthier during disasters and every day. The WRMRC works to improve local emergency response capabilities, reduce potential public health risks and vulnerabilities, and build community preparedness and resilience. The unit prepares for and responds to natural disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, blizzards, and floods. Volunteers also regularly contribute to community preparedness- engaging in CPR/AED training and assisting with community vaccination clinics. The WRMRC volunteers include medical and non-medical professionals who wish to donate their time and expertise. The specific role that you will play, and the activities in which you will participate, will depend upon your background, interests, and skills, as well as the needs of the unit and the community.

Worcester, MA

Girls, Inc. Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual volunteer opportunities available to support a variety of programs, call for more information.

Worcester, MA

Holiday Potluck Support

Volunteers can donate food for the holiday meal potluck.

Worcester, MA

Adopt a Child gift drive

The "Adopt a Child" Program provides gifts/food to children, youth, and families for the Holiday Season. We reach out to local sponsors between October and November and then distribute in December.

Worcester, MA

Holiday Season Letter & Card Writing for Older Adults

Volunteers needed to write letters/cards for isolated, home-bound Worcester area older adults. Letters/cards must be handwritten in large print. Please keep your holiday message non-denominational, message should easily resonate with anyone. Letters/cards must be received by January 31, 2021. Reach out for more details!

Worcester, MA

Serve holiday meals

WHA Family and Resident Services (FRS) serves Holiday meals to residents at 15 sites throughout Worcester and Holden. These holiday meals are provided starting just after Thanksgiving and continue until Christmas. Volunteers are needed between 2-3 hours to assist with serving individually packaged meals in a socially distant manner to residents. Meals are served daily. Interested volunteers should contact Resident Services to determine dates and times.

Worcester, MA

Virtual Therapy Classes

Virtual volunteering classes through Zoom platforms such as music therapy, Thai chi, and pet therapy.

Worcester, MA

Tutoring and Transportation Assistance

Seeking volunteer tutors for high school-level academic subjects and ESL, along with transportation assistance. Please call or email to inquire about availability for specific dates/times.

Shrewsbury, MA

On-Call Volunteer for Immediate Covid Response Needs

Be available on-call for day-of or next day volunteer requests, including but not limited to picking-up and delivering donations, packing meals, and other immediate needs that arise. Must have access to a car and active drivers license. A Volunteer Coordinator will contact you via phone to shedule an opportunity.

Ensure the Safety of our Blood Donors and Volunteers (in person)

Provide excellent customer service to enhance the blood donor experience, executing donor temperature screening on potential donors prior to their entry into the blood drive. This position serves as gatekeeper by providing additional screening the American Red Cross has implemented in the interest of the safety of the blood supply, recipients, other donors, staff, volunteers and general public health regarding COVID-2019 outbreaks. Available in Eastern Massachusetts only and Worcester & Springfield Donation Centers. To apply for this role, please click on this link or copy and paste this to your browser: APPLY FOR BLOOD DONOR SCREENER VOLUNTEER POSITION

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