Community Service Opportunities
Below you will find a list of up-to-date community service opportunities in and around the Bedford, MA area.
Help Ms. Arena in C105
I am looking for a student who would like to get some community service hours by helping out in C105, the FAMCO room. I need help with filing, organizing, printing and creating bulletin boards. You can contact me at email@example.com or just stop by my classroom! Flex block would be the perfect time to help!
Babysit for families during the Town Meetings, November 6&7
We are looking for students interested in babysitting FOR FREE and gaining community service so parents can attend the special town meetings on November 6&7. If interested, email Caroline.firstname.lastname@example.org
Help Socialize and Train a Service Dog
Do you like dogs? Volunteer to help socialize and train a service dog in training! If interested, contact Kyoko Weissman at email@example.com
Drumlin Farms Opportunities:
“Tales of the Night” at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm (Lincoln): Get into the Halloween spirit at this popular family event. There will be giant insects, a spooky graveyard, storytelling, nocturnal animal demonstrations and more. Volunteers assist staff with admissions, parking detail, face painting, serving hot cider/cookies, and by being a character on the Nursery Rhyme Trail or a ghoul on the Haunted Hayride – screaming required J. The costumes are provided. Thursday and Friday, October 26 and 27, from 5:30 to 9:30pm. Sign up for one or both evenings. There is an optional volunteer / staff dinner before the event. This opportunity available for students in high school, college-age and for adults. Contact Pam at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-259-2205.
“Giving Thanks for Nature and the Senses” at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm (Lincoln): Volunteer for this family event held the day after Thanksgiving. Volunteers will lead children’s arts and crafts projects and assist various artists with their performances and activities. Friday, November 24, from 9:30 to 1:30. This opportunity is available for high school and college students and adults. Contact Pam at email@example.com or 781-259-2205.
POMS Snack Shack at BHS Football Games AND Bedford Day!
POMS Snack Shack needs you!
Volunteer at the POMS Snack Shack during football games - this is a great way to
"pay forward" and support the Bedford schools music department. Many hands make light work, and it's easy and fun. Perfect for Senior community service hours! If you are a middle school parent, senior, or alumni, please volunteer!
Friday Football Game Sign Up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a45a9aa29a13-snack1
Box Tops for Education!
The last week of each month, pick up box tops from the CoA, town hall and the BFC and drop them to the box tops box in the high school office on Ms. Higson's desk.
In addition, we need a few students to help trim and count box tops the first week of October and remind students to send them in on Bhs live the last 2 weeks of September. Students can email Jenn Puhle for more info. It's an easy way to get hours in! You can bring a friend too. If interested, email: Jennpuhle@verizon.net
For questions about community service opportunities: Contact Ms. Faulstich at Katrina_Faulstich@bedfordps.org
For questions about logging hours and grades, contact Ms. Pesce at
QuIck Links to Organizations in and around Bedford, MA
The following organizations offer year-round community service opportunities:
Bedford Food Pantry
Bedford VA Hospital
Bedford Public Library
Bedford Council on Aging
Bedford Rec Department
Bedford Rotary Club
Bedford Patrons of Music Students (POMS)
Lowell Human Society
The Umbrella Center for the Arts