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Community Benefits
(Health and Wellness)

at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

Current Volunteer Opportunities for BWFH Staff

For more information about any of these opportunities, contact BWFH's Community Health and Wellness Assistant Katie Plante


Community Servings

BWFH staff volunteering at Community Servings

Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program in Jamaica Plain providing services throughout Massachusetts and in Rhode Island to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses. We give our clients, their dependent family members and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares.

Current Volunteer Opportunities at Community Servings:

  • Prepare Meals for Critically Ill Individuals and their Families
    Volunteers are needed for a two hour shift of peeling, chopping and packaging meals for Community Servings’ clients. Volunteers must be 13 years or older and register in advance. Individuals or groups welcome!
    Volunteer opportunities are available each month! 

To learn more or to register for an upcoming BWFH Staff Volunteer Night, contact Katie Plante.



Ethos - Services for Elderly or Disabled Residents of Boston

Ethos volunteering

Ethos is a private, nonprofit organization that assists the elderly and disabled to live at home. We serve over 3,000 individuals and families, primarily in the Boston neighborhoods of Jamaica Plain, Roslindale, West Roxbury, Hyde Park and Mattapan. Ethos offers a wide range of high-quality, discounted services and support, delivered at home and in the community.

Current Volunteer Opportunities at Ethos:

  • In-Home Computer Tutor: Six 1-hour sessions. Flexible schedule.
  • Friendly Visiting Program: 1 hour per week with a 6 month minimum commitment.
  • Grocery Store Shopping Assistance: 3 to 6 month commitment. Must have car. Flexible schedule.
  • Caller Reassurance: 1 time per week with a 3 month minimum commitment.

To learn more about these opportunities at Ethos or to sign up, contact Katie Plante.



Volunteer with 826 Boston and College Essays

826 Boston

The college essay might be the most important piece of writing a student will author. The format of the personal statement allows students to use their stories and voice to distinguish themselves to an admissions committee.

Join 826 Boston for an upcoming College Essay Boot Camp to work with students on their college essays as they begin their senior year of high school. You will support students in developing their personal statements and move them forward in the writing process—to an outline, rough draft, or final draft. Click here to learn more or here to register to volunteer!