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Summer Family Fun Day

When: Saturday, June 28th

Time: 9 AM – 2 PM

Where: Peabody School, 70 Rindge Ave, Cambridge MA 02140


Twice a year in the winter and summer, the Center for Families hosts Family Fun Days. These are family-friendly events that draw anywhere from 200-500 families. The event includes arts & crafts, face painting, an obstacle course, moon bounces, book give-aways, basketball, drums, and a performance. Last summer there was an African drummer and this past winter there was a puppet show.

Volunteers will be needed for a variety of tasks including, helping at the registration table, assisting staff at the arts table, face paint, supervising activities, helping with set-up, serving lunch, assisting the performer, and helping with clean up. All volunteer will need to actively engage with families and children. If interested in volunteering, please sign up here

Seeking Volunteers for Boston Nonprofit Leadership Series

When: Thursday, June 19th from 7:30 am until Noon

Where: Boston Center for Adult Education, 122 Arlington Street, Boston MA 02116


The Center for Nonprofit Success is seeking volunteers for its upcoming leadership series in Boston titled “Social Media: Tips and Tools for Using Social Media to Build Support for Your Mission”. They are seeking 7-8 volunteers for the event to help greet and register participants when they arrive. Other volunteer tasks include hosting the speakers at the event, helping with AV connections, introducing them at the start of sessions. Potential volunteers should be friendly, helpful, interested in the nonprofit sector, and have a heart to serve the event and those attending. Volunteers will be able to meet other nonprofit leaders. For those that volunteer they will be able to attend a future Leadership Series seminar in exchange for volunteering. To sign up to volunteer, please click here.

Volunteers Needed for Multicultural/Art Festival

When: Saturday June 7th 10AM – 5 PM

Where: Copley Square: Boylston & Dartmouth Streets in Boston


The Cultural Survival Bazaar is an International Program working to support the livelihood of Indigenous artisans, their communities, fair trade, and other nonprofit programs worldwide. This program will host 5 weekend events in New England featuring Indigenous artisans, performer, and thousands of handmade products for sale. They are seeking volunteers to help at the events. Tasks include helping set up, managing the entrances and exits, canvassing, polling customers, helping at some of the booths, helping break down and cleaning up the event, and many other tasks. To sign up for a shift, visit here or email Dave Favreau at dave@cs.org


Photo Credit: bazaar.culturalsurvival.org

Keany Park Fun Day

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Come join the Lynn Youth Health Alliance Youth Council on Sunday, June 8 for their Keany Park Fun Day. This event will take place at Keany Park located on Memorial Ave in Lynn (behind Lynn English High School). Join the Youth Council to learn more about being physically active and eating healthy. There will be activities, games, free refreshments, a free Zumba lesson, and free prizes to be raffled off. The event is catered towards families with young children (3-10) but all are welcome.

The Youth Council will host a Keany Park clean up from 10 am until Noon and the fun-filled afternoon will begin shortly after that. If you are interested in helping during the park clean up, contact Amanda Rzepkowski at arzepkowski@socialcapitalinc.org for more information. 

Field Day For Peace

Join the Boston Project Ministries for their Field Day For Peace Event taking place on Saturday, May 24 from 1-6 pm at Walsh Park in Dorchester (967 Washington Street). This stand up for peace event is to encourage youth to be active and promote peace within their Dorchester neighborhoods. Join the Talbot-Norfolk Triangle Youth Council (TNT Youth Council) for an afternoon of sports and activities including, basketball, flag football, dodgeball, and other active activities. There will be prizes for every sport, free food, and a chance to meet the TNT Youth Council who put this event together!  

If interested in volunteering, email Kristi Ellens at kristi@tbpm.org

Become a Volunteer for SCI This Summer

SCI is looking for a Woburn community member who is interested in researching community events and writing the Week In Woburn enewsletter this summer. The time commitment for this volunteer opportunity would be approximately 2-3 hours per week and Y.E.S. hours can be awarded. For more information, please contact Brittany Murphy at bmurphy@socialcapitalinc.org. 

Volunteer with SCI at WorldFest, Our Multicultural Celebration!

Korean Fan Dancers

Join Social Capital Inc. and the YMCA International Learning Center for WorldFest, our multicultural celebration! WorldFest will take place on Sunday, May 18 from 2-5 pm on the lawn of the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street in Woburn Center. 

We are currently seeking volunteers who would be willing to help make WorldFest a successful event. Volunteers can choose to help all day (11 am to 6 pm) or in shifts determined by the team volunteers would like to be on. Some of the various teams include, set up support team, performer support team, vendor support team, children's activity support team, and clean up team.

For more information or to sign up to volunteer, please contact Brittany Murphy at bmurphy@socialcapitalinc.org or call 781-935-2244. 

Volunteer With Our Partners at South Coast Serves!

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South Coast Serves is a UMASS Dartmouth, Leduc Center for Civic Engagement facilitated collaborative that fosters service and volunteerism to meet the needs of the community by leveraging resources, expertise, and capacity to maximize impact. South Coast Serves hosts an abundance of opportunities from coastal cleanups to food drives and everything in between. To volunteer with South Coast Serves and help make a difference in the community contact Gabrielle Monteiro at southcoastserves@gmail.com or call 508-999-8932.

Help A Special Needs Child Play Baseball


Beginning Saturday May 3rd until Saturday June 14th the Miracle League of Massachusetts is seeking volunteers to help special needs children with the game of baseball. No baseball skills are necessary, just a lot of encouragement and enthusiasm. Games take place every Saturday at Joseph Lalli Miracle Field located at 75 Quarry Road in Acton. 6 games are played on Saturday starting at 9:15 am, 10:15 am, 11:30 am, 12:45 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:15 pm. 

Volunteers can help out at any number of games they wish. Miracle League of Massachusetts appreciates a multi-game or multi-week commitment. For more information about this opportunity, visit www.miracleleagueofma.com. To register for this opportunity, email Lauren at miracleleagueofma@yahoo.com

Lymphoma Research Foundation 5K Fundraiser

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On Saturday, May 17 the Lymphoma Research Foundation will host a 5K Fundraiser. This opportunity will take place at Lake Quannapowitt located on Lowell and Main Street in Wakefield. The event will take place from 8 am until Noon. Help make the 2014 Massachusetts Lymphomathon a success. Join hundreds of survivors and caregivers as they walk to raise funds for lymphoma research and education. Since 2003 the Lymphoma Research Foundation has raised almost 11.7 million dollars through its nationwide Lymphomathon program. 

Some of the volunteer opportunities include t-shirt and food distribution, walk/route guide, and water station attendants.

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