Get involved 2017: Volunteer to help communities homeless children grow through play.


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


N/A multiple locationsIndian Orchard, MA 01151


Looking to give back or help your community grow? ADD VOLUNTEERING WITH CHILDREN IN NEED.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 more than 120 family shelters state-wide including 7 locations in Springfield. 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, May 6, 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 Welfare
  • Child Development
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Mental Health
  • General Education
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 consecutive hours each week, same day and time
  • must have means of transportation (personal or public)

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