Volunteer Opportunities

11IVC New England Service Site Opportunities for 2020-2021

IVC New England projected placements for this year include:

Boston area:

  • Casserly House (Roslindale) – adult ESOL, children’s after-school (www.casserlyhouse.org)
  • Cathedral High School (South End) – enrollment office, alumni engagement, after-school program development, direct work with students, retreat work (www.cathedralhighschool.net)
  • Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services (South Boston) – paralegal assistance (www.ccab.org)
  • Cristo Rey Boston High School (Dorchester) – campus minister, classroom aide/tutor, grant writer, office administration, gardener, and more (www.cristoreyboston.org)
  • FamilyAid Boston (Jamaica Plain) – temporary emergency relief volunteer (www.familyaidboston.org)
  • Heart to Heart (Quincy) – community formation with marginalized – development, outreach, community education opportunities, virtual and/or in person (www.heart2heartinc.org)
  • Hearth, Inc. (Boston) – human resources at South End offices (www.hearth-home.org)
  • Irish Pastoral Centre (Boston) – office and outreach opportunities (www.ipcboston.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Easton) – food program direct service associate; adminstrative assistant (www.mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Nurtury Early Education Program (Boston/Cambridge) – special project assistants, development and marketing opportunities, onsite work at childcare centers, nursing roles (www.nurturyboston.org)
  • Project Hope (Roxbury) – marketing, finance, HR, or grant writing Iwww.prohope.org)
  • Springwell, Inc. (Waltham) – emergency food delivery to homebound seniors through Homebound Drivers Program (www.springwell.com)
  • St. Francis House (Boston) – concierge (www.stfrancishouse.org)

 Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts:

Worcester area: 

  • Ascentria (Worcester) – organize volunteer program (www.Ascentria.org)
  • St. John’s Parish (Worcester) – food program (www.stjohnsworcester.org)
  • St. Peter’s/ St. Andrew’s (Worcester) – liason with Clark University, possible other positions (www.stpeters-standrews.faith)

National: 

  • Catholic Charities (San Diego) – remote opportunity to assist Emergency Food Distribution Network with San Diego
  • Jesuit World-Wide Learning – collegiate level teaching, youth facilitator of sports, fundraising and development positions virtually with Jesuit international program for designated periods of time (www.jwl.org)
  • Neighborworks of Northeastern Pennsylvania CARE Call Program (Scranton) – supportive telephone outreach to potentially isolated older adults (www.nwnepa.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.

Volunteer Opportunities with IVC New England will be updated regularly on our website.

(updated July 24, 2021)