Decrease Social Isolation in Your Neighborhood


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


105 Chauncy St.Suite 801Boston, MA 02111
Hortencia and Melissa
FRIENDSHIPWORKS: Matching Volunteers with Elders since 1984


FriendshipWorks is looking for volunteers to visit isolated elders in Boston. Friendly Visiting Volunteers are matched with seniors on an individual basis and visit once per week for an hour. Volunteers assist with such tasks as reading mail, writing letters, helping with errands, and most important of all providing companionship. Talk over coffee/tea, go for a walk, play a board game and much more!


Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • one hour weekly for at least 8 months

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