Volunteers lead tours through the greenhouses and gardens and staff our reception area and exhibition gallery. They develop thematic tours, provide hospitality for events such as the opening of the Spring Bulb Show, and assist with exhibitions. (Please note, however, that volunteers do not engage in any hands-on horticultural work.) Volunteer training sessions are held…

Interested in learning more about becoming a host parent/host family? There are no “requirements,” i.e., family size, age of children, etc. Successful host families have been parents with an empty nest and parents with young children, as well as parents with children currently in the secondary schools.

Help with fundraising activities such as the Fall Foliage Walk, help maintain that ABC house, or serve on the board of directors.

Our volunteers serve meals, assist with events, and keep our Friends of the Homeless emergency shelter fresh and clean.

During the audition period, call 413-735-6688 to share the first sentence of your story and your contact information. Storytellers for an upcoming rendition of Valley Voices will be chosen based on the strength of their first sentence. For more information, go to: https://digital.nepr.net/podcasthub/valleyvoices_storyslam/

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with New England Public Media – we look forward to having you as part of our team. Email Susan Lofthouse, susan_lofthouse@nepm.org, and she’ll add you to the volunteer mailing list so you’ll be sure to know about any upcoming opportunities.

The Child Activities Leader will craft age appropriate activities for children staying in the YWCA Domestic Violence Shelter. The Child Activities Leader will ideally create activities that are both fun, educational, and promote healthy habits. Adult and Teen Activities leader will provide a two hour activity of their choice for women in YWCA Domestic Violence…

Tutors will provide academic support for students working to receive their HiSET (GED) in the YWCA Youth Build Program. Tutors should be skilled and knowledgeable in either or all subjects in math, science, writing and social studies.

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (DVSA) certification training is required and is provided by the YWCA. Additional training also required. Volunteer tasks include required paperwork and observation shifts. Training is an additional 20-80 hours. Volunteer responsibilities include properly completing hotline logs of all calls, providing emotional support to victims, survivors, and significant others; assessing risk, safety planning,…