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 Volunteer Resources 

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Browse our list for current openings that match your interests.


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Find resources to help you search for volunteer opportunities and learn more about the Cambridge community.

The largest volunteer agency in New England, sponsoring group volunteering options that individuals can join, many of which are in Cambridge.

​Cambridge’s local giving platform – built, funded, and guided by residents since 1916.

The city's agency to understand our diverse social history and its legacies that exist today. 

Advancing equity and justice in the community by strengthening the Cambridge nonprofit sector, building collective voice, and promoting collaboration.

Offers unique tools for exploring the city, like maps of landmarks, community gardens, the African American History Trail, and local human services.

A database of programs for Cambridge residents seeking services.

Catalogues more than one million social-impact jobs and hundreds of thousands of internships and volunteer opportunities.

Provides a platform for Greater Boston life science companies and their employees to make a difference for local nonprofits through grants, volunteers, donated goods, strategic support, and advocacy.

MHH|365 works to increase local volunteerism and create/promote service events for all ages, most notably, the Cambridge MLK Day of Service, which is the biggest single service event in the city.

Offers a national online database of volunteer opportunities, including Cambridge.

Volunteer Mark Simmons

"Someone's got to do it."

Mark Simmons, Volunteer

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