ReachOut! Opportunities Spring Cycle 2018

Cycle runs once a week from the week of February 26th through week of May 14th.

This year we have even more ways to engage! We have an exciting new Cambridge site with Tutoring Plus which will run through the end of June.

Senior Connections at The Golda Meir House in Newton
Mondays, 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Close to the Woodland stop on the Riverside ‘D’ Green line.  Free parking available.
Take part in discussion groups and create connections with the senior residents.

Youth Connections at St. Stephen’s Church in the South End
Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
Location: South End, off the Orange line at Massachusetts Ave or Back Bay stops, or the #8, #10, #5 or #170 bus
Volunteers* will be matched up with one or two middle school students to engage in both a mentoring and academic tutoring relationship. The goal is to create a positive healthy relationship with the middle school students to help them accomplish their homework, work on reading/writing, and build additional academic and social skills.
*Volunteers should be comfortable talking with and engaging middle school students.

Access to Affordable Food at Daily Table in Dorchester
Mondays, 6:30-8:00pm 
Location: Dorchester, off the red line at Shawmut stop, Fairmont Line at Talbot Ave. stop or the #23 or #17 bus.  Free parking available.
Help with the daily operations of the store including bagging groceries, packaging, stocking, sorting, and light kitchen prep.

Senior Connections at Hebrew Senior Life in Brookline at 100 Centre Street
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
Location: Coolidge Corner, off the ‘C’ Green line.
Take part in discussion groups and create connections with the senior residents.

Youth Connections with Tutoring Plus in Cambridge at the Kennedy-Longfellow School
Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm
Location: Cambridge off of the Red line at Kendall or the Green line at Lechmere.
Volunteers will be matched up with one middle school student (6-8th) to engage in both a mentoring and academic tutoring relationship. The goal is to create a positive healthy relationship with the middle school students to help them complete their homework, work on reading/writing, and build additional academic and social skills.
Notes: Volunteers should be comfortable talking with and engaging middle school students. 
This opportunity runs through the end of June. Please note that if you select this option we do ask for you commit to volunteering through the duration of the school year. 
Volunteers will be asked to fill out a CORI form prior to volunteering as well as attend the cycle launch to meet the site staff. If you have any questions or concerns, please be in touch with Shoshana Edelson at .

Senior Connections at Hebrew Senior Life in Brookline at 1550 Beacon Street
Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Between Coolidge Corner and Washington Square, off the ‘C’ Green line.
Take part in discussion groups and create connections with the senior residents.

Building Relationships with Yachad in Brookline
Every other Wednesday starting March 7th from 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Congregation Kehillath Israel in Coolidge Corner, off the ‘C’ Greenline at Coolidge Corner
Yachad is an organization devoted to creating an inclusive environment for Jewish individuals with disabilities. ReachOut! volunteers will assist the Yachad social worker to teach the Yachad participants self-advocacy skills such as active listening, body language, and assertive communication.

REGISTER NOW!

Click here to register for the Spring 2018 Cycle!
Important Dates for Spring 2018:
  • Open House at Hebrew SeniorLife, 1550 Beacon St – February 15th (Come experience one of our service sites and meet other volunteers!)
  • Cycle launch: February 21st at the Kraft Family Building, 126 High Street, Boston from 7:00-8:30pm
  • Cycle starts the week of February 26th
  • Small Shabbat Dinner: March 23rd
  • Large Shabbat Dinner: May 4th
  • Cycle ends the week of May 14th
PURIM SERVICE UNMASKED

You don’t need a costume to volunteer on Purim!

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If you would like more information on ReachOut!, contact Shoshana Edelson, Young Adult Social Justice Coordinator.