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Community Action Program (CAP)

The Community Action Program (CAP) is an opportunity for work-study eligible students to do community service for up to 20 hours a week and get paid for it through Federal and Babson work-study funding. Under the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Amendments, Congress mandated that 7% of college’s work-study allocation must be utilized in community service. Most of the CAP programs focus in youth development and hunger and homelessness. Students will gain real life experience at an agency, while at the same time gaining a greater sense of some of society’s problems and what can be done to help.

You can become part of the CAP program by contacting Josh Stevenson for an informational interview at jstevenson@babson.edu or 781-239-5565.

Positions Available

Barton Road Afterschool Program, Wellesley, MA

Student Manager: TBA

Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-6 p.m.

A comprehensive afterschool tutoring and enrichment program for elementary and middle school children residing at the Wellesley Housing Authority.

Needham After School Program, Needham Housing Authority, Needham, MA

Student Manager: TBA

Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

A mirror of the Barton Road Afterschool Program for children who live in the Needham Housing Authority.

Barton Road Entrepreneurship Program, Wellesley Housing Authority, Wellesley, MA

Student Manager: Stephanie Herrera

Times: Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.

Babson volunteers teach middle school children of the housing authority how to organize and run a business.

Framingham Entrepreneurship Program, Framingham, MA

Student Manager:Jenny Ho ​

Times: Fridays, 4-6 p.m. 

Babson volunteers teach middle school children of Framingham how to organize and run a business.

Needham Entrepreneurship Program, Needham, MA

Student Manager: TBA

Times: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Babson volunteers teach middle school children of Needham how to organize and run a business.​​

Harvard Square Church Meals at Christ Church, Cambridge, MA

Student Manager: Carla Planz

Times: Thursdays, 4:45-8:30 p.m.

Every Thursday, Babson volunteers serve about 100 meals to those in need and help clean up afterwards.

Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore, North Weymouth, MA

Student Manager: Jared Hagans

Times: Fridays, 9-1 p.m.

This agency consists 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.

Cradles to Crayons, Brighton, MA

Student Manager: Brianna Lynch

Times: Fridays, 9:30-4 p.m.

Volunteers sort and put​ together gift bags of clothes, toys, and books for children in the greater Boston area.​​​