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Community Service

Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation, INC.
30 Brookview Rd.
Boxford MA, 01921
Contact: Carolyn Carter 978-682-7855 M-W-F
Type of Volunteering: Assisting disabled riders in the role of leader of the horse or sidewalkers.

Northeast Animal Shelter
204 Highland Avenue
Salem MA, 01970
Contact: Janice Alden 978-745-9888 or Thursday & Friday by phone.
Type of Volunteering:
-Walking dogs/Socializing cats
-Assisting the kennel staff with cleaning cages/handing/grooming etc.
-Assisting the office staff with filing/stocking/paperwork etc.


The Open Door
"Feeding people. Changing lives."
Contact: Julie LaFontaine
Executive Director
28 Emerson Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
978-283-6776 ext. 200
978-282-9684 fax

Pathways Cape Ann Families
29 Emerson Ave
Gloucester MA, 01930
Contact: Hailey Granger 978-281-2400 ext. 110 Fax: 978-281-7053 or
Type of Volunteering:
-Teen Mentoring Program
-Nurturing Program

Cerebral Palsy of Eastern Massachusetts
103 Johnson Street
Lynn MA, 01902
Contact: Janet Rusa 781-593-2727 Fax: 981-593-2542
Type of Volunteering:
Assist with planning fundraising events

Manchester Community Center
40 Beach Street, Manchester, MA
Contact:  Kim Kaner 978-526-7626 or
The MCC is an non-profit organization that offers a variety of community centered programs and activities.
Children/ Teen Events
Town-wide Cleanup
Health & Wellness Fair

Manchester Housing Authority, Inc.
The Plains
Off Old Essex Road & Newport Park Road
Manchester MA, 01944
Contact: Joanne Graves 978-526-1850 Fax: 978-526-1604 or
Type of Volunteering:
-Weeding, raking, minor Landscaping
-Library assistant
-Window washing

Beverly Housing Authority (BHA)
137 R. Bridge Street
Beverly MA, 01915
Contact: Kevin Ascolillo 978-921-2424 Fax: 978-921-212 or
Type of Volunteering:
-Remedial maintenance (such as painting, cleaning)

Community Service of Hamilton-Wenham
P.O. Box 2065, 284 Bay Road
Contact: Margo W. Druschel 978-468-4818 or
Type of Volunteering:
Office help, particularly with phones and front-office, greeting people, etc.

Beverly Bootstraps Food Pantry
221 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Contact: Tom Gifford 978-927-1561 Fax: 978-921-4655
Type of Volunteering:
Teach children use of computers, volunteer at SERVE co-op, adult literacy

Inn Between and Inn Transition
Contact: Karen Hall, volunteer coordinator 978-531-9775
Type of Volunteering:
Tutoring adults/children, english as a second language

North Shore AIDS Health Project
25 Duncan Street/67 Middle Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Contact: Sue Thorne 978-283-0101 Fax: 978-283-3311

Reaching Higher
Collins Middle School
29 Highland Ave.
Salem, MA 01970
Contact: Nancy Thompson 978-468-4252 or
Reaching Higher Inc. is a non-profit after school activities and mentoring program for Youth at Risk ages 10-12.

Strongest Link AIDS Services, Inc.
Non-profit organization where people with HIV/AIDS turn when they are in need of supportive services
Suite 250
5 Federal Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Contact: Mary Ellen Happel 978-777-5885 Fax: 978-777-5885
Type of Volunteering:
Adopt-a-child Program, Holiday party, craft bags
Volunteer Requirements:
Willingness to take direction, writing skills to address envelopes, enthusiasm, needed to sign confidentiality sheets and substance abuse sheets. Must provide own transportation.


Salem Access T.V.
Non-Profit Public access TV studio
285 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970
Contact: Jennifer Casco 978-740-9432 Fax: 978-740-4499
Type of Volunteering:
Work as a crew on in-studio TV shows, taking a camcorder out to record events, coverage of meetings, general office support & help
Volunteer Requirements:
Responsible, willing to learn, will be taught all skills needed


Essex Avenue Children's Center
488A Essex Avenue
Gloucester MA, 01930
978-283-2738 or 978-491-7689
Contact: Ellen Byrne
Type of Volunteering:
Teacher aide for Preschool

Essex Elementary School
12 Story Street
Essex, MA 01929
Contact:  Gillian Polk, School Counselor
Type of Volunteering:

Ipswich YMCA
110 County Road
Ipswich Ma, 01938
Contact: Scott Chase 978-356-9622 ext. 103 Fax: 978-356-0625 or
Type of Volunteering:
Community based aid in programs affered at the YMCA.

Shore Nursery School
38 Bridge Street
Manchester Ma, 01944
Contact: Elaine Nicholes 978-526-1193
Type of Volunteering:
Read to children
Work on art projects

North Shore Head Start
30 Tozer Rd.
Beverly MA, 01915
Contact: Sandy LeFleur 978-745-7125
Type of Volunteering:
Classroom assistants

Child Development Programs
196 High Street
Ipswich Ma, 01938
Contact: Laine Poiner 978-356-2646
Type of Volunteering:
Opportunities to volunteer with children within our preschool setting

YMCA of the North Shore
2445 Cabot Street
Beverly MA, 01915
Contact: Andi Langford 978-927-6855 Fax: 978-927-6530 or
Type of Volunteering:
After school service-learning
Working with elementary age children at Memorial School in Manchester

Magic Years Nursery School
Chapel Lane
Manchester Ma, 01944
Contact: Rachel Goldstein 978-526-4750 or
Type of Volunteering:
Reading Books to Children
Playing Games
Assisting with Art projects


The Sargent House Museum
49 Middle Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Contact: Martha Oaks, Director 978-281-2432 Fax: 978-281-2432 or
Type of Volunteering:
Summer tour guide inside the Sargent House

Wenham Museum
132 Main Street
Wenham MA, 0984
Contact: Joanne Tierney 978-468-2377 Fax: 978-468-1763
Type of Volunteering:
Helping at the admission desk
Shop exhibits

Manchester Historical Society
10 Union Street
Manchester MA, 01944
Contact: Dorothy Jodice, Executive Director 978-526-7230 Fax: 978-617-0060 or
Type of Volunteering:
Recording tombstone inscriptions in old cemeteries
Help with archives

Essex Shipbuilding Museum
66 main Street
Essex MA, 01929
Contact: Marcia Hubbard or Nancy Dudley 978-768-7541 Fax: 978-768-2541 or
Type of Volunteering:
Helping to care for archival collections
Tour guides
Educational program assistants

Cape Ann Historical Museum
27 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
Contact: Ann Baylies 978-283-0455 Fax: 978-283-4141
Type of Volunteering:
Daily tasks


Student Conservation Association
PO Box 550
Charlestown New Hampshire, 03603
Contact: Ed Bartlett 603-543-1700 Fax: 603-543-1828 or

Massachusetts Audubon
Contact: Julie Phillips 97841225647
Type of Volunteering:
Volunteer on Saturday each November

The Trustees of Reservations
527 Essex Street
Beverly MA, 01915
Contact: 978-921-1944
Type of Volunteering:
Event Services assistant
Property steward
Trail steward

Senior Citizens

Manchester Council on Aging
Town Hall
10 Central Street
Manchester MA, 01944
Contact: Nancy Hammond 978-526-7500 Fax: 978-526-2001 or
Type of Volunteering:
None listed

Day by Day Adult Health Care
4 Rear Blackburn Senter
Gloucester MA, 01930
Contact: Cindy Stanton 978-281-0252 Fax: 978-282-5580
Type of Volunteering:
The opportunity to socialize and interact with our participants.

Seacoast Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
292 Washington Street
Gloucester MA, 01930
Contact: Havley Hamilton-Activity Director 978-283-0300 x124
Type of Volunteering:
Working with activity Staff to provide residents with social, mental, physical and spiritual activities.\

Kalos Adult Health Programs
265 Essex Street
Beverly MA, 01915
Contact: Karen Cheever 978-927-9020
Type of Volunteering
Assisting Staff with serving meals and clean up.
Reading to Clients
Assisting with arts/crafts entertainment

Medical Related

Hospital Volunteer Program
Beverly Hospital, Addison Gilbert Hospital and Beverly Hospital at Danvers
Contact: Jane F. Karaman, Manager of Volunteer Services
978-922-3000, ext. 2307

Stephen Caldwell Memorial Convalescent Home, INC.
16 Green Street
Ipswich MA, 01938
Contact: Debbie Eastman, Activities Director 978-356-2526 Fax: 978-356-2761
Type of Volunteering:
Playing Games
Helping with Programs

Addison Gilbert Hospital
298 Washington Street
Gloucester MA 01930
Contact: Kathy Rose 978-283-4001, x 650
Type of volunteering:
Information Desk
Gift Shop