Programs

MIRA Coalition Internship Opportunities!

Community Organizing Internship

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition is currently seeking two (2) motivated Organizing Interns for the spring and summer 2015. The Organizing Intern will assist the organizing team to engage MIRA member organizations and allies in state and federal legislative campaigns and actions. S/he will also implement organizing strategies to create strong local structures to develop immigrant leadership and advance the pro-immigrant agenda.

 

Internship Description:

Applicants should be able to commit at least 2 days a week (or the equivalent). The Community Organizing Intern will:

 *   Assist with the development of campaign materials (blast e-mails, fliers, letters, endorsement forms, etc);

 *   Work with the organizing, policy, and communications teams on New Americans Civic Participation during election season >> Read More

Apply for the Emerging Playwrights Program!

The Wheelock Family Theatre (WFT) is proud to invite students to their Emerging Playwrights Program!

The EPP is a free program designed to inspire, motivate, and support students in the public high schools of Boston who have an aptitude for writing and a specific interest in developing their playwriting skills.

We are now accepting applications for the fall 2015 semester. We will select up to seven young writers from across the city. Applicants will be notified in May regarding their acceptance.

Between September and December 2015, applicants will participate in the following:

 5 Workshops, including a session with a guest professional playwright (Sunday afternoons)

 2 rehearsals of their final project (weekend days)

 Develop a final, short play

 Work on their final project with professional directors and actors >> Read More

Part-time assistants wanted!

If you have the following skills - writing, graphic design, public speaking, email, social media - and some time to assist Fields Corner Main Street with interesting projects, please take a look at the opportunities available here on Idealist, then be in touch asap! Stipends available!

Fall Leaf Collection

Fall Leaf Collection

October 13 to November 29 on your recycling day

Look Up Your Recycling Day

Place leaves, and yard debris in large paper leaf bags or open barrels labeled "yard waste" (no plastic bags). Yard Waste stickers for barrels are available by calling 617-635-4500 or placing an online service request (up to 2 stickers available per household). Yard waste will not be collected with trash.

If you have 2 recycing days per week, leaf collection will be on your first recycling day. >> Read More

Volunteer Opportunity w/ Citizen Schools

Help students discover and achieve their dreams by volunteering as a Citizen Teacher! Citizen Schools partners with public middle schools to expand the learning day for low-income children across the country. Mobilizing a second shift of afternoon educators to provide academic support, Citizens promotes leadership development. For one afternoon a week, volunteers get to teach kids skills and confidence that will help them succeed in high school, college and careers. Volunteer today by viewing the curricula library at  www.citizenschools.org/curriculum and choosing a curriculum! If you are interested in volunteering, fill out the interest form at www.citizenschools.org/forms/mactreferral

JFK Library Volunteer Tour Guide

Are you a history buff? Want to meet people from all over the world and explore history? The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is looking for volunteer tour guides! 
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