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IVC New England Service Site Opportunities for 2017-2018

IVC New England projected placements for the upcoming year include:

Boston area:

  • Bay Cove Early Intervention (Dorchester) – play groups for developmentally delayed children (www.baycove.org)
  • Bay Cove Human Services (South End Boston/Charlestown) – teaching, coaching, mentoring intellectually delayed adults (www.baycove.org)
  • Casserly House (Roslindale) – immigration assistance, ESOL, after-school (casserlyhouse.org)
  • Catholic Parishes of Jamaica Plain/Roxbury – pastoral ministry (catholicjproxbury.com)
  • Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (Newton) – interfaith ministry outreach coordinator, grant writer or “Beloved Community Coordinator” (MLK Anniversary planning) (coopmet.org)
  • Cotting School (Lexington) – teacher assistant for special needs children (cotting.org)
  • Elders Living at Home (Boston) – housing assistance (EldersLivingAtHome.org)
  • Father Bill’s & MainSpring (Brockton) – operations support for community lunch program (www.helpfbms.org)
  • Haley House (Boston) – finance assistant or housing coordinator (haleyhouse.org)
  • Hearth, Inc (Boston) – receptionist for seniors at risk for homelessness, events coordinator, activities coordinator (www.hearth-home.org)
  • Ignatian Spirituality Project (Boston) – women’s retreat coordinator (ISPretreats.org)
  • International Institute of New England (Lowell) – outreach for adult education (www.iine.org)
  • Irish Pastoral Centre (Boston) – multiple opportunities (www.ipcboston.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Easton) – furniture program assistant (www.mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Nativity Preparatory School (Jamaica Plain) – multi-purpose volunteer (www.nativityboston.org)
  • NECAT (Boston) – resume/job preparation at culinary training program for unemployed (www.NE-CAT.org)
  • Rostro de Cristo – communications and advancement for Ecuador program (rostrodecristo.org)
  • St. Charles School (Woburn) – librarian or school counselor (www.stcharleswoburn.com)
  • St. Francis House (Boston) – resource desk coordinators (www.stfrancishouse.org)

Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts:

  • My Brother’s Keeper (Dartmouth) – food program assistant (mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Urban Collaborative (Providence) – school aide in small middle school (www.ucap.org)

Worcester area:

  • Abby’s House (Worcester) – reception, maintenance, night shelter (abbyshouse.org)
  • Assumption Center (Worcester) – bookkeeper/small grant writer for neighborhood center (www.assumptionsisters.org)
  • Community Harvest Project (Worcester) – development volunteer (community-harvest.org)
  • Pernet Family Health Service (Worcester) – health and social service assistant to individuals and families (www.pernetfamilyhealth.org)
  • John’s Parish (Worcester) after-school supervision, office at inner-city parish (www.stjohnsworcester.org)
  • Mary’s Health Care (Worcester) – admissions/marketing in rehab/skilled nursing facility (www.stmaryhc.com)

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.

Volunteer Opportunities with IVC New England will be updated regularly on our website: www.ivcusa.org/new-england

Updated: July 17, 2017