Become a superhero to a homeless child today! VOLUNTEER.


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


N/A multiple locationsNorthampton, MA 01060


Looking to give back or help your community grow? Volunteers are needed to play with young children living in family homeless shelters throughout Western MA.

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 many family shelters state-wide including locations in Springfield, Holyoke, and Northampton. A commitment of 2 hours a week for at least 6 months (students: 1 FULL semester minimum) and formal training are required. This is an unpaid opportunity to give back.

Upcoming volunteer training:
Saturday, September 16, 2017
10 AM -- 1 PM
Springfield, MA

YOU CAN APPLY TODAY! To find out more, view other training dates, call 413-532-0467 or apply at Please join us in giving homeless children a better tomorrow.


  • Child Development
  • Special Needs
  • Music Therapy
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours weekly (same day & time) for at least 6 mo
  • available 1 evening per wk on Mon. Tues. Wed. or Thurs.

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