Experience Making a Difference

Experience Making a Difference

Volunteer Opportunities

IVC New England Potential Placement Opportunities for 2023-2024

Boston area:

  • Cotting School (Lexington) – vocational program (cotting.org)
  • Haley House (Boston) – marketing, communications (haleyhouse.org)
  • MissionSAFE (Dorchester)youth engagement (missionsafe.org
  • Nativity Boston (Boston) – after-school activity coordinator (nativityboston.org)
  • Rian (Boston) – guest services volunteer (riancenter.org)
  • Springwell, Inc (Waltham) – emergency food delivery to homebound seniors through Home Delivered Drivers Program in Metro West areas (springwell.com)


Rhode Island/Southeastern Massachusetts


  • Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island (Providence) – clothing collaborative coordinator, education classroom aide (diiri.org)  
  • McAuley Village (Providence) – reception/security (mcauleyri.org)
  • My Brother’s Keeper (Dartmouth) – furniture and food program service and delivery (mybrotherskeeper.org)
  • Southside Elementary School (Providence) – teaching assistants or grant writer (southsideelementary.org)


Worcester area: 


  • Bread for the World (Worcester County) – church organizer (bread.org)
  • Gateways Academy (Shrewsbury) – teaching, teacher’s aide, after school (gatewaysacademy.org)
  • Pernet Family Health (Worcester) – administrative assistant/fund development, holiday program assistant, possible outreach openings, maintenance person (pernetfamilyhealth.org)


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.ivcua.org/newengland.

Updated: November 13, 2023