Volunteer to Work with Homeless Children


Cause Areas


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


1705 Columbus AvenueRoxbury, MA 02119


Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Massachusetts.

Horizons for Homeless Children is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless children by providing quality play and opportunities for early education. Volunteer with homeless children at a Horizons Playspace in one of more than 100 family shelters state-wide including in Brighton, Cambridge, Newton, Waltham, Boston, Mattapan, East Boston, Somerville, Dorchester, Roxbury, Jamaica Plain, and Quincy. A commitment of 2 hours a week for 6 months and formal training are required.

To find out more or to apply, call 617-553-5488 or visit horizonschildren.org/playspace. Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.


  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
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