News | June 13

Join the Summer of Service

 More Than Words Warehouse Shift

August 14th

Volunteers work alongside MTW youth to process, scan and distribute inventory in their social enterprise bookstore.
We still need: 3 volunteers
Commitment: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: 56 Felton St, Waltham, MA 02453

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Mock Interviews at The International Institute of New England 

August 14th

Help the International Institute of New England’s immigrant students practice English and their interviewing skills.

We need: 7 volunteers

Commitment: 5:30 pm-7:30 pm

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Nurtury StoryWalks

August 31st

Provide a delightful way for children and parents to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Laminated pages from a children’s picture book are showcased by volunteers along an outdoor path. As you walk the path you are directed to the next page in the story. A fun filled way to engage in literacy with families.

We still need: 3 volunteers

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Food For Free Ride for Food

September 23rd

Calling all cyclists (amateur, professional or anywhere in between!) Join a Life Science Cares team to ride in the Ride for Food. Choose from a 10, 25 or 50 mile route and help us raise money for Food for Free.

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ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

The Possible Project 1,000 Laptop Challenge

Life Science Cares has set a goal of collecting 1,000 used laptops for The Possible Project’s We Sell Possible student business. Using the donated equipment and reselling it online, students learn all facets of a business including research, item listing, customer service & correspondence, merchandising, digital photography, sales, packaging and shipping.

Mentor a High School student through Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentor2.0 is a one-to-one mentoring program operated by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay that provides transformative support for low-income and first-generation high school students to prepare them for high school success, college matriculation and workforce readiness. This program makes it easier than ever to become a mentor through weekly online communication and monthly in-person meetings during the school year at either Boston Green Academy in Brighton or the Edward Kennedy Academy of Health Careers in the Fenway.

Share Your Story

A number of our partners regularly seek guest speakers to share personal career journeys and general reflections of working in the life science industry. If you or someone you know is a woman or minority professional willing to share your story with one of our partners please reach out to us to find an opportunity that is right for you!

Host a company tour, networking night or special event at your office!

Hosting is an excellent way to introduce the young adults and children in our partner’s programs to a new world. Consider hosting a mock interview day, a career exploration event, tutoring, a networking night, or take on one of our youth as an intern!