Holyoke High School Guidance Volunteer Placements

The following organizations have expressed interest in hosting high school volunteers:
Organization Contact Hours and Days What will I do?
Kate’s Kitchen Corner of Hamilton and Clemente St
(This is right near the large Racing Mart on Cabot and Main)
Brenda 413-538-8026
**If you cannot reach on phone, go to Margaret’s Pantry in person or call Providence Ministries: 413-536-9109
During the day: weekends, school breaks, and summer
9:00 am -1:30 pm
Prepare and serve food; clean up
Homework House
340 Chestnut Street
**There is also a location in the Flats
413-265-1017 Fill out application or call to set up on your own 413-627-3463 Monday- Thursday from
3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Must make a 1x per week commitment
Help younger kids with homework
Children’s Museum
Heritage State Park
Susan Kelly
One time per week
2 people at most
4 hours Sat or
Sun Serious commitment
Reception, tours, paper making, birthday parties, etc.
Boys and Girls Club
Nick Cosmos Way or Satellite Units in Lyman, Bowdoin, Flats or other locations
Eileen Cavanaugh
Phone: 413-534-7366 Ext. 111
Fax: 413-534-7369
Email: ecavaaugh@hbgc.org
3:30 pm – 6:00 pm weekdays
2-3 day s per week
Tutor and work
with younger youth
Application required
238 Cabot Street
(on corner of Beech)
Eileen or Marjorie
Sat or Sun
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, After-school or evenings,
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm (garden talks), Special events
Lead tours,
secretarial, manual labor. Events or regular functions.
Application required
Holyoke YMCA
171 Pine St
413-534-5631 http://www.holyokeymca.org/support/volunteer/ Unknown Mentoring children, rocking infants, answering questions at the reception desk
Holyoke Soldier’s Home
101 Cherry St
413-532-9475 http://1.usa.gov/16TrXyl Unknown Teaching arts and
crafts classes, one- on-one visits, cafeteria assistants
Therapeutic Equestrian Center
537 Northampton St
Unknown Riding program, barn cleaners, special skills (photography, computers, etc), office help
Lorraine’s Soup Kitchen
170 Pendexter Ave; Chicopee, MA
http://www.lorrainessoupkitchen.com/volunteer/ Hours vary depending on task Prepare, clean, and serve
Birthday Wishes
17 Dayton Street
South Hadley, MA
www.birthdaywishes.org/volunteer.aspx Hours vary Donate supplies and volunteer to help with parties
Girls, Inc.
6 Open Square Way
Call Sarah or Daisy- 532-6247
Commit to one day after school 2 hours Mon- Thurs Academic advising, homework volunteers, and tutoring
United Way Of Pioneer Valley
Various Locations for volunteering
Portia Allen, Manager, Community and Volunteer
Engagement at 413-693-0236
Hours vary depending on project Variety of opportunities
Holyoke Hospital
575 Beech St
Please speak slowly when leaving a message on machine and repeat name and number
Hours vary Variety of
Holyoke Geriatric Authority
45 Lower Westfield Road
Go to Holyoke Geriatric Authority and ask to fill out an application (Monday through Friday 8  to 4) Contact Isis Feliciano Hours vary Office work, activities with residents.
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