Volunteers are needed to help with the annual Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale on May 18th at the Worcester Common oval behind City Hall. Volunteers are needed for pre-event set up, during the event and post event breakdown. Join us for this fun community event!
The REC's Worcester Earth Day Cleanups began in 1989 and have become an annual, citywide tradition that engages Worcester-area residents and organizations to give Worcester a big spring cleaning. Volunteers join together each year to celebrate Earth Day by making Worcester a healthy, sustainable and beautiful place to live, work, learn, and play!
over 1,200 volunteers collected and removed over 100 tons of trash from 68 sites across Worcester!
LET'S DO EVEN MORE THIS YEAR TO MAKE WORCESTER CLEANER & GREENER!
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
Sign up as a Site Coordinator!
Sign up as a Volunteer!
Join us for Build Day on Saturday April 13th. We have 23 different projects that range from building playgrounds, to painting, gardening and creating S.T.E.M. rooms all around Worcester and we would love to have you join us on this great day.
The Seven Hills Foundation is always looking for volunteers who are willing to help with the Annual Big Dipper Ice Cream Festival (June) and the AbilityFest 5k Run/Walk (September). The Seven Hills Pediatric Center is also always welcoming volunteers to help cuddle and comfort the babies and toddlers with profound disabilities.
The YMCA of Central Massachusetts is always looking for volunteers within the community to help in a variety of ways. Opportunities include serving as a mentor in the Minority Achievers program, reading to the childcare/preschool children, becoming a sports coach, becoming a chairperson for the Y, and many more.
Volunteers are always welcome to help and provide detailed business presentations to young adults preparing for higher education or for jobs through WCAC's Job and Education Center. Volunteers are also needed to serve as computer instructors, helping with resume preparations, computer skills, and online job searching.
Volunteers are always needed as tax preparers from January through April to help with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, helping low income residents with their taxes at no cost. Volunteers must undergo training in December for the IRS Certification in order to become a tax preparer.
Make a contribution to science by making rare specimens available online to the public! Enter data and publish photographs of birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English, Latin or Greek. Attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision. Basic computer skills, good typing speed. Database training will be provided by the EcoTarium staff.
Weekdays, 3 hours per week for 5 months with the possibility of extension.
Make a contribution to science by uncovering lost specimens in the EcoTarium Collection! Photograph, measure and take notes on birds, eggs, seashells, or pressed flowers.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English, Latin or Greek. Attention to detail, ability to work independently. Manual dexterity to handle fragile specimens. Photography training will be provided by EcoTarium staff.
Weekdays, 3 hours a week for 5 months with a possibility of extension.
Help bring the EcoTarium Library into the 21st century. Volunteer will record author,title and call number for the books in the EcoTarium Library. An opportunity to see lots of cool old books and a few fairly silly ones.
Qualifications: Working knowledge of English. Attention to detail, ability to work with minimal supervision, ability to lift up to 10lbs and to reach 6ft in the air. Library of Congress training will be provided by EcoTarium staff..
Weekdays, 3 hours a week. Length of project is estimated to be 5 months.
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.