Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Volunteer Opportunities

IVC New England Potential Placement Opportunities for 2024-2025

Boston area:

  • Casserly House (Roslindale) –  ESOL, community outreach, operational tasks, event planning, and more (www.casserlyhouse.org)
  • Catholic Charities Refugee and Immigration Services (South Boston) – legal assistance, cultural orientation, shelter exit to housing counseling (www.ccab.org)
  • Cotting School (Lexington) – program assistant (www.cotting.org)
  • East Boston Social Center (East Boston) – ESOL teachers (www.EBSOC.org)
  • Friends of Rafael Hernandez School (Roxbury) – support/enrichment volunteer (rafaelhernandezk8.org)
  • Haley House (Boston) – marketing, communications (www.haleyhouse.org)
  • Irish Pastoral Centre (Boston) – immigration law, case management (www.ipcboston.org)
  • Julie’s Family Learning Program (South Boston) – one-on-one and small group tutoring (www.Juliesfamily.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Easton) – furniture and food program service and delivery (www.mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Nurtury Early Education (Cambridge/Roxbury) – program support assistants (www.NurturyBoston.org)
  • Power Forward (Greater Boston/Worcester) – outreach and data collection in program linking pets with addiction recovery (powerforward25.com)
  • Rian Immigrant Center (Boston) – guest services for newcomers (www.riancenter.org)
  • Sister Mary Hart Children’s Program (Roxbury) – after-school (stkdparish.org/sister-mary-hart-childrens-program)
  • Springwell, Inc (Waltham) – emergency food delivery to homebound seniors through Home Delivered Drivers Program in Metro West areas (springwell.com)

Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts:

  • Amos House (Providence) – family/staff support at Family shelter (www.amoshouse.com)
  • Beautiful Day (Providence) – multiple opportunities cultivating connections between refugees and the public (www.beautifuldayri.org)
  • Catholic Social Services (Providence) – assisting pregnant mothers or working in immigrant/refugee services (https://dioceseofprovidence.org/)
  • Genesis Center (Providence) – medical instruction, development, marketing (www.gencenter.org)
  • McAuley Village (Providence) – reception/security, maintenance (www.mcauleyri.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Dartmouth, MA) – furniture and food program service and delivery (www.mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Southside Elementary School (Providence) – teaching assistants, development, grant writers (www.southsideelementary.org)

Worcester area:

  • Bread for the World (Worcester County) – church organizer (bread.org)
  • Catholic Charities (Worcester County) – IT, immigration, general strategies (www.ccworc.org)
  • Matthew 25 (Worcester) – administration, fundraising (www.matt25.org)
  • Nativity School (Worcester) – front desk (www.nativityworcester.org)
  • Pernet Family Health (Worcester) – administrative assistant/fund development, holiday program assistant, possible outreach openings, maintenance person (pernetfamilyhealth.org)
  • Power Forward (Greater Boston/Worcester) – outreach and data collection in program linking pets with addiction recovery (powerforward25.com)

National Virtual Opportunities:

IVC now offers virtual opportunities to those not near to or able to participate in local regional gatherings. These are always changing, but as of now, many are in marketing, communications, grant writing, and fundraising. For more information, contact Anne Mollner, Director of IVC Virtual (402-658-0586/ amollner@ivcusa.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. Openings regularly change and are updated periodically on our website: www.ivcusa.org/newengland.

Updated: June 3, 2024