MyDorchester Volunteer Listings

Are you looking for ways to get involved in the community?

Do you have some spare time or skills that you would like to use to make Dorchester a better place to live?

Does your organization need volunteers to help you achieve your mission?


The Volunteer page at MyDorchester is where you can find and promote individual and group volunteer opportunities in the Dorchester area. Here we post opportunities with local clinical and community service organizations. We also send out a volunteer blast that you can sign up for below. Check out some of the opportunities below and if you are looking for more information or have any questions, email our Volunteer Coordinator or call our offices at 617-822-8733.


  • Click here to fill out our volunteer application.
  • Click here to request volunteers for your event or service opportunity.
  • Click here to sign up for the volunteer eBlast (make sure to check "Dorchester VolunteerBlast" list)

Current Volunteer Opportunities


Four Corners & Codman Square Boston Shines | April 30

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Codman Square & Four Corners neighbors please join the community in collaboration with Comcast Cares & the YMCA with cleaning up the neighborhood. Help get your neighborhood ready for Spring!

Codman Square: 

  • Codman Commons Park 
  • Codman Square Business District/Washington St. 
  • Dr. Loesch Family Park

When: April 30, 9am-12:30pm

Meet up: Codman Commons Park (by the White Church)

Refreshments will be served

Four Corners: 

Join Greater Four Corners Action Coalition, volunteering gives you a pass to the neighborhood BBQ after the clean-up with Free food, music and special paint party. 

When: April 30, 9am

Where: 367 Washington St, Dorchester, MA

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Volunteer at the Daily Table!

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Position Summary:  Dorchester residents are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

Daily Table is looking for volunteers to work with the Daily Table team. The ideal candidates will share the vision of the organization and have a passion for its mission. Daily Table has a very collaborative work environment; we wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the extraordinary commitment and flexibility of our staff. We are looking for individuals who can adapt to a changing environment and work collaboratively as part of a team.

Duties and Responsibilities may include:

  • Food preparation (including sorting, cleaning, chopping, cooking)
  • Packaging prepared food
  • Labeling prepared food
  • Running sampling station

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Registration Volunteers needed at Codman Square Health Center!

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Volunteers needed in Registration Department of Codman Square Health Center

Location: 637 Washington Street, Dorchester MA 02124

Start date: ASAP

Length of commitment: 3-6 months

Hours/week: 20-30, It could be between 3p and 8p, Monday to Friday,  based on the total hours the volunteer is willing to volunteer, per week.  Maybe some Saturdays, if the volunteer is available.

Description of volunteer role: Volunteers need to be computer savvy and understand customer service and how to handle patient navigation, with attention to details. The assignment will be reception desk check-in, checking for MassHealth QC Eligibility, and helping patients to their assigned department/medical office.

Requirements:

18 and over

CORI and SORI check

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