Become a superhero to homeless children today! VOLUNTEER


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


N/A multiple locationsSpringfield, MA 01108


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 Welfare
  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 consecutive hours per week, same day and time
  • 16/17 year old inquiries need 18 or older guardian to volunteer with

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