Volunteering in Boston, MA for the 2021 holiday

Volunteer at the aquarium to help fellow Bostonians like these | Photo via New England Aquarium 
Volunteer at the aquarium to help fellow Bostonians like these | Photo via New England Aquarium 

Maybe you already give back year-round, or maybe practicing thankfulness this holiday season has got you in the giving spirit. All we know is there are more than enough great causes in Boston to give your time to.

Whether you’re an animal lover, an outdoorsy type, or a holiday enthusiast, there’s a nearby volunteer opportunity for you. Here are 22 Boston organizations to show a little love to this holiday season:

🎄 If the holidays are your favorite time of the year

🌳 The outdoorsy types

🐶 If you’re an animal lover

🍎 Natural-born teachers + mentors

🗓️ If you’re on a tight schedule 

  • Choose a time to donate blood at an upcoming Massachusetts General Hospital blood drive

🏳️‍🌈 If you’re passionate about supporting local minority groups

  • Participate in community outreach for Boston’s LGBTQ+ youth through BAGLY

⚾ If you live + breathe Boston 

📚Self-proclaimed bibliophiles

🦋 The social butterflies

🔨 The handymen + women

Don’t see anything that fits your interests? Check out VolunteerMatch – a resource that helps you find local volunteer opportunities suited to your preferences.