Weekly & One Day Opportunities
Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston: The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) is to help boys and girls, generally from disadvantaged circumstances, develop the qualities needed to become responsible citizens and leaders. To achieve this, they offer a variety of program activities and support services designed to assist in the educational, emotional, physical and social development of 6-to-18 year olds, without regard to social, racial, ethnic, or religious background.
BUILD: Founded in 1999, BUILD runs the nation’s largest youth incubators with the mission to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success.
Camp Sunshine: Volunteers help with food service, arts and crafts, recreational leadership, one on one assistance, child care and more. Students will volunteer for a week at a time and be living on site.
Community Servings: Community Servings is Greater Boston's free, home-delivered meals program for people ill with AIDS, their dependents, and caregivers. Our goal is to serve all individuals with AIDS who request meals, as well as their needy caregivers and dependents. We are committed to serving a diverse client base and have worked hard to reach Greater Boston's traditionally disenfranchised and under-served populations.
Cradles to Crayons: Cradles to Crayons puts new and gently-used children's essentials into the hands of Massachusetts families who need them most. From strollers and car seats to books and clothing, we provide items that enrich the lives of children and the people who love them.
Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore: Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore consist of a food pantry, a clothing closet, a furniture bank, and housing for homeless families. Volunteers assist with a variety of tasks from yard work to painting to construction.
The Greater Boston Food Bank: The Food Bank annually distributes nearly 20 million pounds of food, for a total wholesale value of over $41 million. The food is distributed to a network of more than 800 member feeding programs (including soup kitchens, food pantries and homeless shelters) throughout the nine counties in eastern Massachusetts. Volunteers work to sort incoming donations and package them for delivery.
Habitat for Humanity: We are a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build with people in need regardless of race or religion. We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.
Harvard Square Church Meals: Harvard Square Churches Meal Program serves dinner every Thursday evening to over 120 homeless guests. Babson volunteers participate in preparing and serving meals as well as providing social contact for the guests.
Lemonade Day: Is a city-wide event where kids of all ages learn to set goals, develop a business plan, establish a budget, seek investors, provide customer service, and give back to their community. Students will learn to spend a little (on their business), save a little (for themselves), and give a little (to their community).
Natick Community Organic Farm: The Natick Community Organic Farm is a non-profit, certified organic farm providing productive open space, food to the public and hands-on education for all ages, year-round. The Farm is always looking for volunteers and is located locally on Rt. 16 in Natick.
Rosie's Place : The mission of Rosie’s Place to provide a safe and nurturing environment for poor and homeless women to maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives.
Wellesley Housing Authority/Barton Road: Babson supports local low-income families living in public housing through a variety of programs. Some past programs have included holiday gift donations, tutoring and mentoring for children, family togetherness events, and computer classes. We are always in need of volunteers, especially men, willing to be mentors and/or program coordinators.