Have you visited the UniteBoston forums lately? New volunteer opportunities are posted everyday. Here are some highlights, for all the important details visit uniteboston.com
Mentors in Dorchester: The mission of Quincy Street Missional Church is "To develop leaders within the Quincy Street community who passionately follow Christ and live out God’s mercy and justice for the poor. We believe in the strength of a community and growing, suffering, and striving together. We are a unique program in that many of our mentors and children have come to feel more like family.“ Quincy Street Missional Church has been running a tutoring program for four years out of their home after finding a lack of resources in their community. Currently serving 30-35 children/youth in the community, they are in need of more qualified tutors to work with children ages 6-10 for 1-2 hours weekly for up to 6-12 months.
New England Sarau: New England Sarau is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support the community revitalization plans in the varies areas: Education, Social Services, Entertainment, Arts, Sports, Media/Communication, Technology, Spiritual and others. Current needs include: teacher’s assistants/tutors for Adult English Class (Beginners ESOL) Beginners music class (drums & piano)
Making Roots: Making Roots is a faith-based organization that functions through the local church with the purpose to see holistic transformation in the lives of Haitian people through sustainable relationships that serve and empower them. Through 180 Degrees Church in Myrtle Beach, SC, Making Roots– started by Leah Beidler and Caitlin Beidler in 2006– works towards this mission through Camp Hope, Redemption Art, Planting Project, and Mercy Relief in Northwest Haiti and Cite Soleil, Haiti. Seeking volunteers to fundraise, network, market and support the long-term vision of building a home for boys living on the streets.
Emmanuel Gospel Center: The mission of the Emmanuel Gospel Center (EGC) is to understand and help nurture the vitality of the church in the context of the broader urban community, particularly in Boston’s low income and immigrant communities where the work of the church is so critical. Intercultural Ministries (IM) focus on connecting the Body of Christ across cultural lines to express and advance the Kingdom of God in the city, region, and world. 2 unpaid Intern/Volunteer Opportunities: Intercultural Ministries: New England’s Book of Acts Research Associate & Intercultural Ministries: Administrative Assistant
Samaritans Suicide HelpLine: Opened and operating since 1974, Samaritans is a non-profit, non-denominational organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of suicide in the community by alleviating despair, isolation and suicidal feelings. We do this through services that emphasize compassionate, empathetic, and non-judgmental listening. Their most widely known service is a 24 hour, 7 day a week helpline. The helpline provides unconditional and non-judgmental support to those who are alone, depressed or in crisis. Whatever the challenge or struggle, anyone who is suffering can find a caring, empathetic ear at Samaritans. This service is free, confidential and anonymous. Seeking volunteers from teens to older adults, who are ready and willing to answer a call and compassionately listen to someone in need. "Having more volunteers allows us to not only connect with more people in need, but to save more lives.”
UniteBoston: Do you have at least one hour a month to help better connect the Christian community in Greater Boston? We always welcome new volunteers to help better unite Christians through shared experiences. Volunteers are key to our success and gain valuable real-world experience while helping us achieve our goals. The time commitment to volunteer is as much (or as little) as your schedule allows. Seeking a variety of volunteer skills and interests including: social media savvy, fundraising, grant writing, event promotion, internet research, newsletter editing, website updating, web development and more. Tell us your interests and we’ll help you find the best way to get involved. Click here for our volunteer questionnaire.