• Community Outreach

    The community outreach effort of the Chamber is to connect the business community to the non-profit sector and the community at large. The Chamber seeks to connect our member businesses and their employees to volunteer initiatives that support a wide variety of non-profit causes and activities throughout the MetroWest region. With a year long calendar of events there is a volunteer opportunity for everyone!

  •  Volunteer Opportunities

     

    Click on the links below for additional Volunteer Opportunities in the MetroWest Community. Specific events that the Chamber will be involved with are highighted in RED

    Alliant Helps  Alliant Helps is a non-profit, charitable organization that helps ease the financial burden of families facing serious illness. They need people who can:solicit corporate and individual donations, help with fundraising event planning,be a fundraising event staff member, speak at fundraising events, do clerical work for fundraising events, help choose award recipients, seek corporate donations and more...

    United Way of Tri-County  Includes Pearl Street Cupboard & Cafe, Marlborough Community Cupboard, United Way Distribution Services, Wheat Community Connections and United Way Womens Alliance

    Family Promise MetroWest  Includes opportunities at host congregations, the Family Promise Day Center, Fundraising and more.

    Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/ Greater Worcester  Includes construction, working at a ReStore, professional services, office support, committee work, and special event planning. CLICK HERE for more information on the ReStore and how you and/or your company can help

    MetroWest Harvest  In addition to both perishable and non-perishable food item donations, MetroWest Harvest is currently looking for Volunteer Drivers. Volunteers are needed to transport donated food and other goods to shelters and food pantries in the Framingham area. The committment is as little as one hour per week.

    Jeff’s Place Children’s Bereavement Center, Inc.  offers FREE peer based support groups for children and teens, age’s preschool through high school, and their caregivers coping with a meaningful death loss. Their mission is: “No child should grieve alone.”  They need volunteers to assist with administrative/organizational tasks, Special Events, grant writing, or to be trained as a volunteer facilitator.

    Natick Visiting Nurse Association (VNA)  The Natick Visiting Nurse Association (Natick VNA), the area's premier free-standing, not-for-profit home health care agency. The Natick VNA helps patients of all ages live with the fullest degree of independence in their own homes, while benefiting from the agency's state-of-the-art home telemonitoring technology, ComfortCare palliative care program, cold laser therapy, and other advanced services

    Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest  The Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest provides social, educational, physical & cultural programming for over 750 boys & girls each day in theMetroWest area. The intent of these programs is to enhance the development of children and to prepare young adults to be responsible and productive members of the community. 

    Natick Council on Aging  Natick Service Council is an advocacy, referral, case management, and information center serving the most economically disadvantaged members of our community. We help clients meet basic needs for food, housing, and access to health care with the goal of promoting self-sufficiency. We are guided by the motto "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" and serve our fellow community members with dignity, compassion, and confidentiality.     

    MetroWest YMCA  The MetroWest YMCA is a cause driven charitable organization that is for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.  The YMCA is a leader and partner in serving communities across our region from enriching and confidence-building swim lessons and role models at summer camp to adult health-seekers challenging and growing in their health and wellness. With locations in Framingham and Hopkinton the YMCA has a lot to offer volunteer teams in terms of projects as well as the satisfaction in giving back to community.  At our Family Outdoor Center in Hopkinton we have projects both indoors and outdoors assisting in programs, building structures, clearing brush, and painting buildings.  It’s great to be outdoors!

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