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.

    West End House Boys & Girls Club
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    West End House Boys & Girls Club

    Allston, Massachusetts

    West End House is the largest youth development agency in the Allston-Brighton community providing high-impact programs that ensure that our young people are succeeding academically, exploring and mastering the arts, developing career readiness skills and adopting healthy lifestyles...(more)

    Project Step
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    Project Step

    Boston, Massachusetts

    With initial support from the Boston Symphony and others in the Boston area, William Moyer, then-Orchestra Personnel Manager of the BSO,  helped design and launch Project STEP to provide comprehensive and long-term training, and a lasting connection to the surrounding community...(more)

    People Making a Difference (PMD)
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    People Making a Difference (PMD)

    Boston, Massachusetts

    People Making a Difference (PMD) promotes informed and responsible volunteerism by involving people in meaningful, one-time, hands-on work that meets the needs of local charities and by assisting companies and charities in building successful community involvement programs...(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)

    Mary M.B. Wakefield Charitable Trust
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    Mary M.B. Wakefield Charitable Trust

    Milton, Massachusetts

    Through fostering the connections between people, land and history, the Wakefield Charitable Trust aims to create a living and accessible landscape that carries on the legacy of Polly Wakefield and her vision for an engaged and knowledgeable citizenry...(more)

    URBANFRAME
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    URBANFRAME

    Cambridge, Massachusetts

    URBANFRAME uses cooperative design dialogue and hands-on building as a dynamic framework for youth development and service. Each year, teams of participating youth take on pressing urban challenges and collaborate to develop experimental solutions relevant to the needs of specific communities...(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)

    Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
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    Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts

    Waltham, Massachusetts

    Girl Scouts is 2.5 million strong—more than 1.7 million girls and 750,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. In eastern Massachusetts, we’re 45,000 strong—30,000 girls and 15,000 adults...(more)

    Rosie’s Place
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    Rosie’s Place

    Boston, Massachusetts

    Rosie's Place was founded in 1974 as the first women’s shelter in the United States. Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives...(more)

    Wayside Youth and Family Support Network
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    Wayside Youth and Family Support Network

    Framingham, Massachusetts

    Wayside is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of quality and integrity in providing leading edge counseling, family support, residential and educational services for building strength, hope and resiliency in youth, families and communities...(more)

    Room to Grow Boston
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    Room to Grow Boston

    Boston, Massachusetts

    We offer structured coaching, material goods, and community connections to support parents as they activate their natural strengths and expand their knowledge, so children thrive from the start...(more)

    Prozdor of Hebrew College
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    Prozdor of Hebrew College

    Newton, Massachusetts

    Teens in the Jewish community of Boston and southern New England have been studying Judaic and Hebrew studies together at Prozdor since the 1920s graduating more than 5000 students. Today, Prozdor remains a central hub for teen learning and engagement in the Greater Boston area...(more)