TeenLife

    Volunteer Opportunities in Boston

    Community service is a great way to get to know the greater Boston area. Middle and high school students can find all kinds of volunteer opportunities in Boston, some during the school year, others during the summer. There are volunteer initiatives focused in all kinds of areas: the environment; health care; sports and coaching; education; mentoring; English as a Second Language; working with children or elders; animal protection; and even helping nonprofits with social media or technology. Explore our listings for volunteer opportunities for teens in Boston.

    Youth in Philanthropy
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    Youth in Philanthropy

    Natick, Massachusetts

    Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) is an experiential leadership development program designed to empower and educate local youth to become our community’s next generation of philanthropists–those who give their time, talent and treasure for the common good...(more)

    Community Servings
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    Community Servings

    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

    Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses...(more)

    Salvation Army Boston
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    Salvation Army Boston

    Canton, Massachusetts

    Meeting human needs without discrimination. At its heart, The Salvation Army is a church. This foundation is what motivates us to do the work that we do. We love God and serve others because of His love for all. That’s where our mission comes from – to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet needs in His name without discrimination. Because, we want others to come to know God’s love too. These are our marching orders...(more)

    Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk
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    Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk

    Brookline, Massachusetts

    The Jimmy Fund, established in Boston in 1948, is comprised of community-based fundraising events and other programs that, solely and directly, benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's lifesaving mission to provide compassionate patient care and groundbreaking cancer research for children and adults. The generosity of millions of people in Boston and around the world has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide...(more)

    Father Bill’s and Mainspring
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    Father Bill’s and Mainspring

    Quincy, Massachusetts

    Father Bill's & MainSpring (FBMS) has been dedicated to ending, not just managing, homelessness. As a leading provider of emergency shelter, housing and supportive services in the South Shore area, we help people struggling with homelessness or at-risk of homelessness to achieve self-sufficiency...(more)

    New England Baptist Hospital
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    New England Baptist Hospital

    Boston, Massachusetts

    New England Baptist Hospital transforms the lives of its patients by promoting wellness, restoring function, lessening disability, alleviating pain, and advancing knowledge in musculoskeletal diseases and related disorders...(more)

    South Shore Elder Services
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    South Shore Elder Services

    Braintree, Massachusetts

    The mission of South Shore Elder Services is to promote and maintain an optimal level of elder independence through the coordination of resources, advocacy and caregiver support...(more)

    Get Real Teen Council
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    Get Real Teen Council

    Boston, Massachusetts

    The GRTC empowers teens to educate their communities about sexuality and healthy decision making and inspires teens to use their voices to advocate for positive sexual attitudes and policies. We provide accurate and unbiased sexuality education to end ignorance and to promote acceptance and communication.  ..(more)

    Allston Brighton CDC
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    Allston Brighton CDC

    Allston, Massachusetts

    Allston Brighton CDC creates affordable housing, greenspace, avenues for economic self-sufficiency, and increased understanding among and between our neighborhood's diverse residents...(more)

    Winterlights Event at The Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate
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    Winterlights Event at The Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate

    Canton, Massachusetts

    Winter Lights is a visual evening time holiday light extravaganza planned for the Bradley Estate each weekend, Friday-Sunday, Nov 22 - Dec 29. The evening will include fun activities and crafts for the entire family, music, hot chocolate and maybe a surprise visit from Santa!There are so many ways for volunteers to get involved! ..(more)

    Learning Center
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    Learning Center

    Charlestown, Massachusetts

    Since the fall of 1997, CLLC has provided educational services to the youth of Boston. Over the years, CLLC has helped youth and adolescents develop into not only successful students but contributing members of the neighborhood...(more)

    SPARC
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    SPARC

    Boston, Massachusetts

    sparc! the ArtMobile is an initiative of the Center for Art and Community Partnerships (CACP) at MassArt which cultivates innovative, sustainable relationships with the broader community to explore and expand the relevance of art and design in public life...(more)

    Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)
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    Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

    Boston, Massachusetts

    Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation...(more)