Cambridge Service Days

Volunteer in Cambridge recommends the following annual volunteering events. Interested in on-going volunteer opportunities? Visit our Agency Directory to learn about the need in Cambridge and browse service organizations.

MARGARET FULLER NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE – TURKEY DRIVE

turkeydriveWhen: November

Where: Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, 71 Cherry St., Cambridge, MA 02139

Ways to Participate: Volunteer or make a donation at margaretfullerhouse.org.

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CAMBRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT – SECRET SANTA FOR SENIORS

secretsantaWhen: November – Mid-December

Where: Robert W. Healy Public Safety Office, 125 Sixth St., Cambridge, MA 02142

Ways to Participate: Drop off unwrapped gifts at the Robert W. Healy Public Safety Office or Cambridge City Hall. Contact Sgt. Kale or Officer Burroso at 617-349-9354 to volunteer.

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MANY HELPING HANDS – MLK DAY OF SERVICE

volunteers3When: Martin Luther King Day

Where: Cambridge Senior Center and Cambridge City Hall

Ways to Participate: Visit Many Helping Hands 365 to register.

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CHARLES RIVER CONSERVANCY – EARTH DAY CLEAN UP

Charles1When: Earth Day

Where: Banks of the Charles River

Ways to Participate: Visit thecharles.org to register

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 EAST END HOUSE – NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN UP

neighborhoodcleanupWhen: May

Where: East End House, 105 Spring St., Cambridge, MA 02141

Ways to Participate: Drop off a new backpack and school supplies at East End House

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CAMBRIDGE ARTS – RIVER FESTIVAL

volunteeroptions2When: First Saturday in June

Where: TBA

Ways to Participate: Email crf_volunteers@cambridgema.gov or visit cambridgeartscouncil.org/riverfestival

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CAMBRIDGE JAZZ FESTIVAL

cambridgejazzfestWhen: July

Where: Central Square Cultural District

Ways to Participate: Visit cambridgejazzfestival.org to sign-up to volunteer.

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EAST END HOUSE – BACKPACK DRIVE

backpack driveWhen: August – Labor Day

Where: East End House, 105 Spring St., Cambridge, MA 02141

Ways to Participate: Drop off a new backpack and school supplies at East End House

 

Never volunteered before? Individuals of all ages are invited to contact the Cambridge Senior Volunteer Clearinghouse to make an appointment with an advisor.

Looking for more volunteering events? Check out the following community organizations: Cambridge Community Television, City of Cambridge, Cambridge Rotary Club, Cambridge Chronicle