The Calendar

Our signature Calendar Program engages individual volunteers to make an impact in the areas they are passionate. Each of our nearly 4,000 volunteers serves alongside at least 2 other Boston Cares members at over 200 monthly projects! Click here to get involved!

 The Corps

Our new Corps initiative prepares volunteers to become more effective tutors for adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, adult basic technology training clinics, and school age students. Express interest in a Corps here!

Corporate Projects

Since 1997, Boston Cares has partnered with companies of all sizes and across many industries to engage their employees in high-impact volunteer events that make a real difference to the community. Find out more here!

Days of Service

Boston Cares and our affiliate colleagues throughout the national HandsOn Network are leaders in mobilizing the public, including youth ages 5 and up, on recognized Days of Service. Click here to see upcoming opportunities!

Disaster Action Recovery Team (D.A.R.T.)

The Disaster Action Recover Team (D.A.R.T.) provides ongoing training for volunteers to become a part of the region’s emergency response system. Learn more here!


ServiceWorks, powered by Boston Cares in partnership with AmeriCorps, the Citi Foundation and Points of Light, is a groundbreaking, national program that engages 16-24 year olds in Skill Building, Volunteering, and Success Coaching as strategies to help address barriers to youth economic opportunity within the targeted communities of ten major cities in the US. Boston is one of these selected sites. Get more info here!


The Boston Cares TeamWorks Program is focused on facilitating the shift from casual volunteering to intentional citizenship. Each TeamWorks session consists of a series of three to five projects, where volunteers participate as a group to learn about specific issues, organizations and/or communities encountered through volunteerism. Click here to see available teams!

Youth & Family

Each year, Boston Cares offers opportunities for 1,000+ youth volunteers from all walks of life to serve, learn, and lead within their local communities! Click here to learn more!