Volunteer Opportunities

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IVC New England Service Site Opportunities for 2016-2017

IVC New England possible placements for the upcoming year include:

 Boston area:

  • Catholic Parishes of Jamaica Plain/Roxbury – pastoral ministry (www.catholicjproxbury.com)
  • Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (Newton) – interfaith ministry outreach coordinator, grant writer or “Beloved Community Coordinator” (MLK Anniversary planning) (coopmet.org)
  • Cotting School (Lexington) – teaching assistant with special needs youth (www.cotting.org)
  • Haley House (Boston) – finance assistant or housing coordinator (www.haleyhouse.org)
  • Hearth, Inc (Boston) – receptionist for seniors at risk for homelessness (www.hearth-home.org) 
  • Maria Droste Counseling Services (Quincy) – counseling, marketing (www.mariadrostecounseling.com)
  • NECAT (Boston) – business development assistant with culinary training program for unemployed (www.NE-CAT.org)  
  • United South End Settlements (Boston) – senior services coordinator (www.uses.org


Providence area: 

  • Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence (Providence) – multiple opportunities to assist in the promotion of non-violence among urban youth, their families, and the broader community (www.nonviolenceinstitute.org)


Worcester area:

  • Assumption Center (Worcester) – bookkeeper/grant writer for small neighborhood center (www.assumptionsisters.org)
  • Agape Community, Inc. (Ware/Hardwick) – assistance with the mission of this non-violent, sustainable living community (www.agapecommunity.org))
  • Pernet Family Health Service (Worcester) – health and social service assistant to individuals and families (www.pernetfamilyhealth.org)
  • Seven Hills Foundation (Worcester)– interactive volunteers in adult day program for adults facing significant life challenges (www.sevenhills.org)
  • St. John’s Parish (Worcester) – afterschool supervision (www.stjohnsworcester.org)

Ignatian Volunteers donate two days per week of service from September to June and engage in monthly spiritual reflection with other volunteers and with a spiritual reflector. Contact Dave Hinchen, IVC NE Regional Director for information or application: dhinchen@ivcusa.org/ 617-571-3838, or the IVC website: (www.ivcusa.org/new-england)


 Updated: December 8, 2016