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The most advanced platform anywhere for connecting skilled volunteers to nonprofits is now available in Massachusetts. It is free to both individuals and organizations. A series of innovative, easy-to-use Guides lets you search for your way to make a difference in 3 categories: by giving your time, by making a donation, or by providing needed items. You can also search by cause, place, time, age, virtual vs. in-person, type of role, and frequency. 

A Statewide Guide, operated by Massachusetts Service Alliance, includes all of the regional Guides (see list below) plus some additional opportunities. Guides for some regions not currently listed here are planned for the future. Each Guide and the organization sponsoring it is listed below. Select the Guide for your region for best results in finding local volunteer opportunities. To see all opportunities, search the Statewide Guide. 

This platform was designed by Inspiring Service, a nonprofit technology developer, and Massachusetts is one of the first states to make it available. Encore Boston Network is pleased to be a partner in bringing this exciting new tool to our members, to all who want to do good work and to our state.

Statewide Volunteer Guide

Massachusetts Service Alliance is a nonprofit serving as the state commission to generate collaboration and public-private partnerships that grow volunteerism and service initiatives in Massachusetts.

Search the Statewide Volunteer Guide here.

Greater Boston & North Volunteer Guide

United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley identifies the most pressing community issues and brings together the people who can solve them. They fund agencies, create programs, deploy volunteers and raise funding through generous donors.

Search the Greater Boston & North Volunteer Guide here.

MetroWest Volunteer Guide

MetroWest Nonprofit Network strengthens and supports the nonprofit community by connecting people and their organizations to resources, expertise and each other.

Search the MetroWest Volunteer Guide here.

Berkshire County Volunteer Guide

Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires is a one-stop resource that helps nonprofits connect, learn and grow, serving over 1000 nonprofits in Berkshire County.

Search the Berkshire County Volunteer Guide here.

Cape Cod and Islands Volunteer Guide  

Cape and Islands United Way partners with donors, volunteers and nonprofit organizations to improve lives and build stronger communities on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.

Search for Cape and Islands Volunteer Guide here.






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