Holyoke High School Guidance Volunteer Placements

Volunteer Placements (PDF)

 

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

538-8026

**If you cannot reach on phone, go to Margaret’s Pantry in person or call

Providence Ministries: 536-9109

 

During the day: weekends, school breaks, and summer

9-1:30

 

Prepare and serve food; clean up

 

Homework House

340 Chestnut Street

 

**There is also a location in the Flats

 

265-1017

Fill out application or call to set up on your own

 

(413)627-3463

 

Monday- Thursday from

3:15-5:15

 

Must make a 1x per week commitment

 

Help younger kids with homework

 

Childrens Museum

 

Heritage State Park

 

 

 

Susan Kelly

413-536-5437

Weekends

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: ecavanaugh@hbgc.org

 

3:30-6pm weekdays

 

2-3 day s per week

Tutor and work

with younger youth

 

Application required

 

Wistariahurst

Museum

238 Cabot Street

(on corner of Beech)

 

 

 

Eileen or Marjorie

(413) 322-5660

Sat or Sun

12-4pm, After-school or evenings,

5:30-7:30 (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

http://www.equestriantherapy.org/files/volunteer-

registration-forms.pdf

 

413-532-1462

 

Unknown

Riding Program,

Barn Cleaners, Special Skills (Photography, Computers, etc), Office Help

Lorraines 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 &

Volunteer to help with parties

Girls, Inc.

 

6 Open Square Way

https://www.girlsincholyoke.org/get-involved/apply-now

Call Sarah or Daisy- 532-6247

Commit to

one day after

school 2 hours Mon- Thurs

Academic

Advising,

Homework Volunteers, Tutoring

United Way Of

Pioneer Valley

 

Various Locations for volunteering

http://www.uwpv.org/index.php?id=290

 

Portia Allen, Manager, Community and Volunteer

Engagement at 413-693-0236

 

Hours Vary depending on project

 

Variety of opportunities

Holyoke Hospital

 

575 Beech St

413-534-2568

Please speak slowly when leaving a message on machine and repeat name and number

Hours Vary Variety of

opportunities

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.

 

** Please see your guidance counselor for more information. Guidance has copies of the applications for those organizations which require them.

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