ABDAR ETHIOPIAN WOMEN’S ALLIANCE
Center for Families offers free family support programs for Cambridge families, including parent support groups, programs for dads, parenting workshops, home visits, parent/child activities, community events, information and referrals, and concrete supports. Read More...
AMERICAN REPERTORY THEATER
The Cambridge Women's Center is a community-based supportive space open 3 days a week to all for whom woman is a meaningful identifier or lived experience. They offer access to a community kitchen and pantry; material support including survival supplies, toiletries, T-passes, and more; a clothing donation area; computers with 1-1 volunteer support; a resource database with information on health, legal, housing, and other services; a lending library; and common spaces for relaxation and conversation. With a small staff team, volunteers carry out the many tasks that keep the center operating. Volunteers help with referrals, applications, emotional support, material assistance, and childcare in the drop-in, lead groups, plan events, and support administrative tasks.
Volunteer activities have included:
Offering emotional support and conversation to program participants
Coordinating food deliveries/home cooking
Offering resources and referrals to program participants
Maintaining a clean and welcoming space
Running a group/workshop (e.g. yoga, a craft, mindfulness, self-care, etc.)
Creating a fundraiser or supply drive
Organizing material donations
Supporting staff with IT needs, data entry, and other remote administrative tasks”
BIG SISTER ASSOCIATION OF GREATER BOSTON
The Big Sister Association matches girls with unrelated, adult Big Sisters to create mentoring relationships that provide the support necessary to meet their social/emotional needs. Read More...