Jobs + Volunteering
Boston Cares on Martin Luther King Day: For MLK Day 2016, Boston Cares will create opportunities for 650 volunteers to support literacy programming in classrooms at three Boston Public Schools! MLK Day volunteers will create Reading Success Kits for the Lee Academy, Winship Elementary, and Edward Everett Elementary Schools within BPS. Projects are available for the whole family! January 18th, 10am-1pm, Boston Latin School, 78 Avenue Louis Pasteur 02115. email@example.com, 617-422-0910 x210
STRIVE Course - Job Training and Job Search Help STRIVE is a free, intensive, 5-week professional development/attitudinal training workshop followed by a targeted and assisted job search. STRIVE assists those who need help and training to find a job, need to touch up on education, or get assistance with the Hi-Set. This FREE course covers resume writing, professional development, interviewing skills, computer training, job placement assistance, Hi-Set preparation, and Word & Excel Certification. 8 cycles throughout 2016; Cycle 1 has orientation on Jan 8 and runs from Jan 11–Feb 12. 651 Washington St., Dorchester. 617-825-1800
Rosie’s Place is a women’s shelter that provides meals and shelter. They also help women with housing and education services. Volunteers help with services such as teach or tutor women learning english as a second or other language (ESOL), Visit with an isolated woman in the community to share interests and activities, prepare and serve lunch or dinner, etc., Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website to register!
Youth Lead the Change: Participatory Budgeting
Have you ever wanted to help manage $1 million? You can make it happen starting today! Idea Collection for the third year of Youth Lead the Change is underway now.
#Boston is hosting the 2016 International Conference on Participatory Budgeting and there is a focus on youth! Get excited, mark your calendar, share with others and submit a proposal to be a part of the conference!
Fun Things to Do!
Ice Skating at the Frog Pond: The Boston Common Frog Pond sits at the heart of Boston Common, the oldest and most treasured public park in the U.S., and it is now open for ice skating! Check the Frog Pond website for prices and more information.
Stay Fit This Winter: Looking to stay active this winter? Join the Kroc center now! Register for programs that begin in January or visit your local BCYF center and go for a swim!
Visit your local BCYF Community Center: Check out what your BCYF center has to offer! Get involved in some programming, play some sports or even go for a swim! There are tons of things to do at YOUR local center!
Teens in Print: Ever dreamed of seeing your name in print? Join the staff of Boston’s citywide youth newspaper, Teens in Print. This is a volunteer position open to BPS high school students that could lead to a paid position next summer. Meetings are twice a week at The Boston Globe and have FREE food! email@example.com, 617-541-2651