Volunteer Opportunities

Currently, we are offering the following volunteer opportunities.

All West End House volunteers are required to be vaccinated.

Grocery Unloading/Packing Volunteers
Help us get ready for the upcoming week of grocery delivery by packaging boxes with frozen food items for local families and organizing non-perishable food items on select Saturdays. Volunteers will sign up for a 3.5 hour shift (8:30am to 12:00pm) on select Saturdays. Gloves, masks, and hand-washing facilities will be provided. If interested – please fill out a volunteer application here.

Grocery Packing and Distribution Volunteers

Help us with our bi-weekly grocery distribution by packing bags of non-perishable food items and distributing groceries to families in our parking lot on select Saturdays. Volunteers will sign up for a 3.5 or 4 hour shift (either 9:30am to 1pm or 12:00pm  to 4:30pm) on select Saturdays. If interested – please fill out a volunteer application here.

Grocery Delivery Driver Volunteers

Deliver groceries bi-weekly to households located inside or outside the Allston-Brighton area. Drivers will commit to a regular 2-hour slot 2-3 times a month. If interested please contact Alexa Urena at 617-870-7498 or alexa.urena@westendhouse.org

Reading Buddy Volunteers

The program is designed to help children improve their comprehension and reading fluency, while also developing a lifelong love of reading. Volunteers are partnered one-on-one or two-on-one with a WEH member and meet every week to read aloud for one hour. Be a “Buddy” Monday-Friday between 3-8pm. If interested, please apply here.

Tutoring/Homework Support Volunteers

Helps Club members ages 8-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and encouraging members to become self-directed learners. Volunteers are paired one-on-one or in small groups and support or Education Center and Success Lounge. Tutors are needed Monday-Friday between 3-8pm. If interested, please apply here.

If you or your group would like to get involved, please contact Alexa Urena at 617-870-7498 or alexa.urena@westendhouse.org