Greater Boston Area

Lifeguard classes at Dorchester YMCA!

Have you ever been interested in becoming a Lifeguard? Do you need a great job with flexible hours? Then the YMCA lifeguard course is definitely for you! Employment opportunities will be available at the DORCHESTER YMCA upon successful completion of this course.

To register for this course please sign up with the front desk at the Dorchester YMCA.

If you have questions please contact Patrick at or by calling 617-436-7750 EXT 217.

Explore Japan!

Explore Japan Program in Milton Summer Enrichment/Exchange Program For Girls and Boys 8-18

Pierce Middle School, Milton (boys) July 23 – August 9, 2015 

Milton High School (girls) July 25 – August 11, 2015


Explore Japan is a FREE 2 and ½ week enrichment/exchange program where students learn about the many facets of Japanese and Asian culture. The program includes workshops on Japanese arts and crafts, calligraphy, Asian popular culture, martial arts, cuisine, and a variety of interesting and fun cultural exercises. Explore Japan is for girls and boys, ages 8-18. Students learn in small groups (broken down by age) under the guidance of a Japanese cultural teacher and a student aide. The program is held in conjunction with the visit of a group of Japanese students to the area. Each morning, students will learn about Japanese culture while their Japanese counterparts study English. >> Read More

Summer Explorers Day Camp at the Dorchester YMCA!

Dorchester YMCA introduces their NEW Day Camp! 

Dates: June 29th-September 4th (10 weeks)

Program hours: 8AM-6PM (drop off by 9:30am and pick up betweem 4:30-6PM)

Ages: 5-13

Lunch and snack provided daily

Activities include: arts & crafts, nature & science, music & drama, sports, team, swimming, literacy, and field trips!

*Financial assistance available!


For more info, email or call (617)436-7750 ext. 231


Pop-up: Franklin Park Art Grove Contest!

Request for Proposals

The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture is proud to announce a new call to artists. The Boston Art Commission, in collaboration with the Franklin Park Coalition, the William Monroe Trotter Institute, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, invite artists and artist collectives to submit proposals for temporary, site-related work as part of Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove. This will be a three-tiered program that will include a selection of outdoor art interventions, public talks, and artist-led youth workshops. Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove will be sited in Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove during the month of August 2015. Selected proposals will receive up to $1,500 in funding.


Info Session: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Franklin Park Clubhouse >> Read More

Summer Ministry Jobs at The Boston Project

Summer Ministry Jobs at The Boston Project!

The Boston Project is hiring adults (typically 20+) to lead their two summer programs in Dorchester, the Summer Missions Program and Youth & Family Ministries.  The Boston Project Ministries is a Christian community development organization that engages neighbors and volunteers to build and nurture strong communities characterized by God's shalom. If you are ready to "spend yourself" on behalf of Jesus' Kingdom, learn more and apply at, call 617-929-0925 or email at

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Leadership Forum Project Manager wanted at Citizens for Juvenile Justice!

Leadership Forum Project Manager – Citizens for Juvenile Justice

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Business Training Manager wanted at More Than Words!

Job Position: Business Training Manager

Schedule: Full-Time Position

Location: Waltham

Are you looking to make a difference in young people’s lives and continue to grow your Business skills? >> Read More

Quality Management Director wanted at Saint Vincent's!

Job Description: Quality Management Director

Saint Vincent’s is a multi-service, child welfare, child- and family-serving behavioral health organization accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Services to Children and Families (COA). Our Mission is Giving Children and Families in Need What They Need Most.

Saint Vincent’s works with children and families to restore relationships and support family permanence. Our staff provides direct care, in-home and community-based services, outpatient behavioral health, residential and group living assistance, respite services and special education for children, youth and families. Emphasis is on trauma-informed, family-centered, compassionate care.

Responsibilities:  >> Read More


Boston, MA – March 23, 2015 – The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015-2016 Children's Writer-in-Residence fellowship program. Projects eligible for this program are fiction, non-fiction, a script, or poetry works, intended for children or young adults.The program guidelines and application form are available online at Submissions are due by April 30, 2015. >> Read More

Sign up for DRAMA Camp!

Uphams Corner Drama Camp Summer Urban Missions Experience application available NOW!

DRAMA Camp is a part-day program for children entering grades 2-8.  We start at 9am with breakfast, followed by two and a half hours of lessons, dramatic exercises, and play practice, finishing around noon.  We seek to promote peaceful problem solving and applying biblical principles in a practical day-to-day context through dramatization.  This year we are creating a curriculum that will use the creative responses of the campers to build a play around issues of identity and esteem.  On Fridays, we have field trips to venues throughout the Boston area.  We are hoping to include:  the Frog Pond, the Franklin Park Zoo, the Harbor Islands, a local urban farm, and the Children’s Museum.

"DRAMA Camp is committed to supporting the spiritual formation and personal development of neighborhood youth through employment."
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