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Civic Engagement

Become a Buccaneer Volunteer!

Civic engagement is an opportunity for students, staff, and alumni to engage in local community-based projects. Opportunities are available to help foster your understanding and appreciation of the challenges members of our communities encounter on a daily basis. It is the hope that you will return from any volunteer experience with a deeper understanding of volunteerism, civic engagement, activism, and a greater appreciation for diverse populations.

 

 

Below are the current opportunities to engage and/or volunteer:

 

 

BLOOD DRIVE

 

For the MetroWest Medical Center

February 27, 2019

9am-2pm

Wellesley Auditorium

 

Click HERE to view the flyer

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT Here

 

ALTERNATIVE SPRING BREAK

Alternative Spring Break provides MassBay students the opportunity to engage in a meaningful service project to strengthen our local community.

 

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR SPRING BREAK?

HOW ABOUT SOMETHING DIFFERENT?

 

See the 2019 Options below:

 

1 On Campus Service Project

Tuesday, March 19th
MassBay Community College Wellesley Campus

Help us put together emergency kits for our MassBay students in need.   We will provide all the supplies, and volunteers will help to assemble the kits for students. 

The volunteer shift is from 11am-1pm (lunch will be provided).

 

 

We will also take donations; we are looking for the following items:

  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Non-Perishable Food Items (oatmeal, snack bars, mac & cheese, cup of noodles, etc.)
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Comb/Brush
  • Shaving Cream
  • Feminine Hygiene products
  • Socks
  • Tissues
  • Washcloths
  • Chap stick
  • Face wipes
  • Hand lotion
  • Band-Aids/First Aid kits
  • Reusable Shopping Bags

 

SIGN UP HERE FOR THE ON CAMPUS SERVICE PROJECT

 

2 Greater Boston Food Bank Volunteer Trip

Wednesday, March 20th
70 South Bay Ave, Boston             

Volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank play a critical role in helping to end hunger within the greater Boston area. Volunteers will work in the warehouse, inspecting, sorting, and repacking donated food and grocery products. 

The volunteer shift is from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. 

Transportation from MassBay Community College will leave the Wellesley Hills campus at 8:00am (lunch will be provided when we return to campus).  

SIGN UP HERE FOR THE GREATER BOSTON FOOD BANK TRIP     

 

3 Cradles to Crayons Volunteer Trip                                     

Thursday, March 21st
155 N Beacon St, Brighton 

A volunteer shift in The Giving Factory Warehouse involves hands-on processing of children's items that are donated on a regular basis. Each station in the warehouse includes inspecting, sorting, and packaging donations so that they are ready for distribution to the children they serve.  

The volunteer shift is from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. 

Transportation from MassBay Community College will leave the Wellesley Hills campus at 12:15pm (Lunch will be provided before we leave campus).           

SIGN UP HERE FOR THE CRADLES TO CRAYONS TRIP                                    

 

Check back regularly for new volunteer opportunities!

Questions, comments or to request more information, please contact Student Engagement at studentengagement@massbay.edu.