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178 Tremont StreetBoston, MA 02111


Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center

General Description:

The Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center is looking for volunteers for its Youth Academy Program, an after school enrichment program serving youth from 6 to 12 years of age.


  • Lead a club such as gardening club, science club, etc.
  • Prepare activities to engage students with the subject matter
  • Develop positive relationships with students and practice instructional skills

Skills & Qualifications:

We want creative, flexible, and dedicated individuals that will act as mentors to our students. Interest and belief in urban education and students is a must. Experience working with youth preferred.

Length of Commitment:

The Youth Academy Program is broken down into 8 to 9 week sessions listed below:

Session I - September 21st - November 20th

Session II - November 30th - February 12th

Session III - February 22nd - April 15th

Session IV - April 25th - June 20th

Session V - June 27th - August 19th (this runs on a full day schedule)

Volunteers can sign up for one or more sessions between Sessions I and Session IV.

Schedule (including day and time if applicable):

Clubs run every Fridayfrom 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

To Apply:

Please submit resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, 178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax (617) 423-7693, or email volunteer@bostonabcd.org with subject line: Youth Academy Club Leader.


  • Youth Services

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16

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