Whether you made a New Year's resolution to volunteer or you simply want to give back, helping the Boston community is rewarding. There are many organizations in need of volunteers, so here is a closer look at a few:
- Junior League of Boston is an educational and charitable organization of women who promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve their communities tby taking action and leading trained volunteers. With a community service focus is the health and education of women and children, the group serves the greater Boston area with direct community service projects including mentoring, career counseling, educational programs related to health and the arts and much more. It was established in 1906 is the second-oldest chapter out of 293 chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and England. Joining the Junior League of Boston means committing to the organization, where you can make a difference and make new friends. New members are welcomed with a provisional period where they enjoy training. This is a women-only group.
- The Single Volunteers Boston is a non-profit organization connecting singles with a common interest in volunteerism. The group helps the community by serving at events throughout the Boston area. One can join as a volunteer or a project leader! As a volunteer, you simply sign up for the events you would like to volunteer at. A list of events in need of volunteers is provided periodically by email. Becoming a project leader is an opportunity to hone leadership skills and take on more responsibility. Even if you do not meet your true love, you are sure to make new friends with Single Volunteers of Boston. The group is friendly and full of men and women looking to make new connections. Single men and women are eligible to join this organization.
Where do you volunteer in Boston?