Volunteer Opportunities

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IVC New England Service Site Opportunities for 2019-2020

IVC New England projected placements for the upcoming year include: 

Boston area: 

  • A Faith That Does Justice (Boston) – coordinator of ES0L teachers (requires only English language capability), information technology specialist, advancement, and other opportunities (faith-justice.org)
  • Bay Cove Early Intervention (Dorchester) – play groups for developmentally delayed children (baycove.org)
  • Casserly House (Roslindale) – education, administration, coordination of adult immigration and after-school programs (casserlyhouse.org)
  • Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services (Boston) – software transition associate (www.ccab.org)
  • Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries (Newton) – grant writer (coopmet.org)
  • ESAC (Jamaica Plain) – human services volunteer with senior clients (www.esacboston.org)
  • ETHOS (Jamaica Plain) – recruitment specialist, client services coordinator for elderly clients (ethocare.org/money-management)
  • Ignatian Spirituality Project (Boston) – women’s homeless retreat program co-coordinator (ispretreats.org)
  • Irish International Immigrant Center (Boston) – greeter (iiicenter.org)
  • Irish Pastoral Centre (Dorchester) – bookkeeping or communications (ipcboston.org)  
  • MCAN (Boston) – organizer for racial and economic justice (mcan-pico.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Easton) – food assistance program assistant; administrative assistant (mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Project Hope (Roxbury) – community outreach (www.prohope.org)
  • Notre Dame Cristo Rey High School (Lawrence) – substitute teacher, nurse, other opportunities (ndcrhs.org)
  • Rostro de Cristo (Braintree) – communications and advancement or office/administrative assistance or strategic planning/program management for Ecuador volunteer program (rostrodecristo.org)
  • St. Charles School (Woburn) – school counselor (www.saintcharleswoburn.com)
  • St. Francis House (Boston) – greeter (www.stfrancishouse.org)   
  • Wilson-Kindelan School (Milton) – assistant teacher (wilson-kindelan-school.org)
  • Youville Place/House (Lexington/Cambridge) – spiritual care visitor (youvilleassistedliving.org)                                                              

  Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts:

  • Sophia Academy (Providence) – multiple opportunities in all girls’ middle school (sophia-academy.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Dartmouth) – furniture program assistant and administrative assistant (mybrotherskeeper.org)

Worcester area:   


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 18, 2019)