This event takes place on the second Saturday of every month.
General duties and requirements:
Work well with youth and clearly respect their independence and leadership roles.
This is a "No hands on" role; the personal care attendants provide the "Hands on" supports if needed.
Be able to carry out instructions independently.
Volunteers must be able to commit to at least 3 events per year for a minimum of 12 hours per year. Event locations are in Boston, East Bridgewater, Springfield and Worcester.
Should be flexible to assist wherever needed for event, may be asked to move around to different rooms/floors, be flexible.
This may require moving around for three hours or more.
Help bring materials from staff vehicles to meeting locations.
May require some lifting and moving of tables and chairs to either assist with set-up / tear-down of event. Could be up to 25 lbs; supplies, making copies, printing items, etc. An example: having the physical ability to carry 4 pizza boxes a quarter mile.
Help watching the door and opening the door in Boston; Worcester- help placing meeting signs, checking both sets of doors, accompanying some folks to their vehicles or to public transit locations, help with other drop off and pick up activities.
Running/driving errands: pizza, soda, other foods, office supplies, etc.
Helping youth who request assistance with reading, writing, getting materials, getting food, serving food, note taking, making phone calls, etc.
And other assigned volunteer tasks.
Please contact Patrick Remy, Youth Services Coordinator, Easter Seals Massachusetts: Premy@eastersealsma.org for more information.