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Paid Opportunity: Become a Corporate Project Leader!

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We are looking for new Corporate Project Leaders to help us lead our corporate days of service. Our Corporate Program engages companies in custom built days of service benefiting local non-profits and schools. Projects include indoor and outdoor painting, landscaping, light carpentry, STEM fairs, mural creation and more. We'll train you to work side by side with our staff at these projects in order to run high-quality, impactful, and engaging days of service for 70+ companies a year. CPLs serve as onsite leaders for corporate projects and help us manage anywhere from 10 to more than 100 volunteers. Corporate Project Leaders can choose which projects they would like to work. At the project they will work from set-up to break-down, which generally amounts to 6-7 hours for a given project. Most projects occur between 7am-4pm Monday-Friday. Compensation is $15 per hour. Want to learn more or sign up for an orientation? Email Erin Rea at erea@bostoncares.org

 
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Help Prep Lumber for the Bed Project!

 

Thursday, August 30th

and Friday, August 31st

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Volunteers are needed to assist the Boston Cares corporate engagement team in preparing lumber for the Boston Cares Bed Project. This fall, corporate volunteers will be building over 150 new bed frames for children and families in need across Massachusetts. To get ready for these events, we'll be cutting all the pieces for the beds to size - headboards, sideboards, posts, slats and more! Volunteers with some experience using power saws are encouraged to sign up, although those without can assist with measuring the lumber as well.
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Practice Interviews with Career Collaborative

 

Friday, August 31st

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 

Career Collaborative enables family self-sufficiency by helping low-income adults find and keep jobs with career potential. Since its founding in 1997, Career Collaborative has helped over 1,825 people during their job searches.

 

Volunteers will conduct practice interviews for clients at Career Collaborative to help their clients find jobs. Please note: volunteers may be paired up to conduct group practice interviews to give Career Collaborative's participants the most realistic experience possible.

 

 

 

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Distribute Food at East End House Pantry

 

Friday, August 31st

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Volunteers set up/clean up the pantry space, help receive weekly produce donations, and assist clients as they choose their own groceries from our available fresh produce and shelf-stable foods. After pantry is over volunteers also help set-up grocery bags for senior citizens or families in the EEH, depending on the day. People skills are a must for this opportunity! Our distribution is also an ideal time to employ or practice language skills - particularly Haitian Creole, Portuguese, and Spanish.

 

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Rose Gardening with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy

 

Tuesday, September 4th

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 

Volunteers are needed to prune, deadhead, weed, and care for the roses in the Kelleher Rose Garden, in the Back Bay Fens. Rosarians will be on hand to train and demonstrate rose care. Please bring your own water bottle and wear clothes that can get dirty. (Long pants and long sleeves recommended.) As always, newcomers are welcome.

This is a unique opportunity to learn gardening techniques while helping to maintain and beautify one of the jewels of the Emerald Necklace.

Summer Volunteer Social!

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Join Boston Cares volunteers as we celebrate the end of the Summer of Service campaign where over 150 volunteers participated in 10 or more projects this summer! If you completed 10 or more projects, you will receive a snazzy new Boston Cares t-shirt!

Join us on Wednesday, September 12th from 6:00-8:00pm at The Point Tavern for a fun night! There will be light snacks, a cash bar, and the chance to meet other Boston Cares volunteers.


Please note: this is not a volunteer event. This is an opportunity to come meet other volunteers and celebrate all the amazing service you have done!

 

Volunteers@bostoncares.org | 617.422.0910 | 90 Canal St. Boston, MA Suite 610 02114

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