For over a century, Ellis has worked to strengthen Boston's urban working families with high-quality education and care for children. The goal of all our programs is to engage, educate and empower.
Volunteer with Ellis Children!
- Lend support in our infant and toddler classrooms
- Read with our preschoolers
- Supervise or lead various activities (e.g. games, songs, arts and crafts projects, drawing, coloring, sand table, etc.)
- Support teachers in the classroom
- Provide homework and reading assistance
Initiate or Contribute to Donation Drives
- Back to School Backpack Drive (donating backpacks with essential school supplies)
- Holiday Gift Drive for our Early Education and School-Age Programs
- Book Drive (durable board books are a particular need)
- Arts and Crafts Supplies Drive
- Clothing and/or Diapers & Wipes Drive
- Birthday Gift Drive for those who wouldn’t otherwise receive gifts