Community Service Opportunities
Below you will find a list of up-to-date community service opportunities in and around the Bedford, MA area.
Drumlin Farm Opportunities
Pollinator Day event (Saturday, May 4) at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm
Location: Lincoln, MA. We are looking for volunteers to assist visitors with crafts during this Visitor Education Day. Join us from 10:00 to 1:00 or 1:00 to 4:00. Available for teens age 15 and older. To inquire about this position contact: Pam Sowizral, email@example.com
Farm Ambassador Program at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm
Location: Lincoln, MA. Are you interested in natural history and willing to share that information with our visitors? We are looking for outgoing volunteers for our Farm Ambassador program. We will educate you on a number of nature topics – farm living, bird nests, feathers, pelts, ponding and more. You, in turn, educate the public, providing a hands-on experience with our program kits, and foster a connection to the natural world. Available for teens age 16 and older. This is a weekend only position for the summer and fall. To inquire about this position contact: Pam Sowizral, firstname.lastname@example.org
Crops Field Volunteers at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm
Location: Lincoln, MA. Learn sustainable agriculture techniques as you assist our staff with classic field chores including seeding, transplanting, weeding, thinning, and harvesting vegetables. A wide array of crops and annual flowers are grown. Produce is sold at our on-location veggie stand, through our Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA), to restaurants, and at downtown farmers’ market. This is local farming at its best. Flexible scheduling is available. No prior experience is needed. Must be 15 years or older. This opportunity starts in June and runs through October. To inquire about this position contact: Pam Sowizral, email@example.com
Community Nursery School (Lexington) Yellow Balloon Fair: 5/18
Community Nursery School needs high school and middle school student volunteers for the 2018 CNS Yellow Balloon Fair Sat May 18! You will help staff:
Arts & crafts
Two shifts are available (9:45am - 12pm and/or 11:45am - 2pm) -- please sign up for one or both shifts by May 8th. All student volunteers will receive a free lunch and high schoolers get community service credit.
IMPACT Melanoma- After school 2:30-4
490 Virginia Road
Concord, MA 01742
Contact: Amy Mason, 978-371-5613, firstname.lastname@example.org
-Take our eLearning Your Skin Is In course to become familiar with our education program and the risks of skin cancer
-Put together packages for our Skinny On Skin course training hair stylists, barbers, estheticians, etc. to check their clients’ skin for suspicious lesions
-Inventory of our sunscreen dispensers and checking expiration dates on the sunscreen
-Pack and ship boxes of goodies/posters etc. for our Your Skin Is In program
-Fold and organization tee-shirts by sizes
-Reach out to businesses for auction items for our upcoming Golf Tournament & Auction
College Prep Solutions Hometown Interns
Students, We Need You. We're Putting Our Money Where our Mouth Is.What better way to kick us off than to enlist the help of a few talented students?
We're seeking 3 talented, local students to join our Launch Team.
You'll gain valuable experience working in a startup initiative from the ground floor.
Who We Need
1 student interested in business and entrepreneurship
1 student interested in marketing and social media
1 student interested in social change
1 student interested in web design/creative
If selected, you'll be part of the launch team of local business owners, parents, and students.
1 hour meeting each week (via Skype or at our Bedford office)
1-2 hours of project work each week.
This is a VOLUNTEER opportunity.
There's no prior experience necessary (that's what you're trying to get, right??). But, we could use the help of students who have specific skills in social media, writing, web design, and community outreach. We're committing to help you, so we'll be looking for students who are committed, dependable, creative, and excited to roll up their sleeves.
No Formal Application Necessary. No Resume Needed.
Just take the time to write us a few lines about why you are interested, what you like to do, and why you think you're a great fit!
More Info: https://www.collegeprepsolutions.com/home-town-interns.html
Help Mr. Griffin collect recycling after school every Wednesday! Email Mr. Griffin if you're interested!
BHS Art Department Help
Help during recycle clay and organize art supplies during Flex Block and after school. Contact Ms. Sussman if you're interested!
For questions about community service opportunities and grades: Contact Ms. Faulstich at Katrina_Faulstich@bedfordps.org
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