Pass the torch to the next generation: Be a democracy coach to young people


Cause Areas


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


Greater Boston AreaBoston, MA 02201


If you want young people to be engaged, active citizens, now’s your chance to help make it happen. The Gen2Gen campaign and Generation Citizen are teaming up to pilot a trailblazing new intergenerational civics project -- and are now recruiting volunteers over 50 to serve as Democracy Coaches at a public high school in Hyde Park.

This fall, coaches will help young people engage in direct political action through activities including co-leading classes, supporting students in small-group work, talking about your own civic engagement experiences, connecting students to local community leaders, and doing outside research to support your students’ advocacy project.


  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Advocacy
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 50
  • 6-8 hours a week, for one semester

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