207 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

Volunteer Opportunities

Below is a list of organizations that do good works in our community, state, region and around the world. Those marked with ** have an associated ministry team within the church. A few of your hours can make a big difference.

SHARING YOUR TALENTS | NOURISHING OUR NEIGHBORS | DONATING ITEMS | WORKING ALONG SIDE OTHERS

SHARING YOUR TALENTS

A BETTER CHANCE
Provides academically talented and promising young women of color from underserved communities A Better Chance through enrollment at Wellesley High School and participation in a residential program.
Needs drivers, host families and academic advisors.
For more information Click Here.

A PATH IN THE WOODS
Opens new doors of opportunity and exploration for the young men and women in our community and beyond who are searching for their path in life and need assistance, financial or otherwise in beginning their journey.
Work-study opportunities also need student mentors.
For more information Click Here.

ALL CHURCH SERVICE DAY
A dedicated day (TBA) for the WHCC congregation to serve.
A variety of opportunities available.
For more information Click Here.

CITY MISSION SOCIETY
Roots out poverty in Boston neighborhoods.
Participate in a Martin Luther King Day of service.
For more information Click Here.

ECCLESIA MINISTRIES/COMMON CATHEDRAL
Reminds chronically un–housed adults in downtown Boston of who they are — children of God, loved by God, worthy in the eyes of God.
Volunteer at Common Art or Common Cathedral to be a friendly presence among the un-housed.
For more information Click Here.

FAMILY PROMISE METROWEST**
Offers hope to homeless families with children through safe transitional shelter, meals, and supportive case management as they seek permanent housing.
Room set-up volunteers needed. Guest hosting needed (training required).
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

FRIENDS OF BOSTON HOMELESS/WOODS MULLEN
Supports innovative, solution-oriented Programs that help homeless individuals move beyond shelter to lead independent lives in our community.
Teach a life skills class.
For more information Click Here.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY**
Brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Construction and non-construction volunteers needed.
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL
Empowers families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity; links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty.
Learning Center volunteers.
For more information Click Here.

WELLESLEY FRIENDLY AID/WELLESLEY HELPING HANDS
Works to improve the well-being and quality of life of the residents of Wellesley.
Provide temporary, non-medical services to residents of Wellesley.
For more information Click Here.

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NOURISHING OUR NEIGHBORS

FAMILY PROMISE METROWEST**
See above.
Provide dinner or Saturday breakfast.
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

FRIENDS OF BOSTON HOMELESS/WOODS MULLEN
See above.
Cook and serve a meal at Woods Mullen.
For more information Click Here.

GRACE HOUSE
Ministers the Grace of God to needy and disenfranchised individuals by introducing them to Jesus Christ as personal Savior and then discipling them into wholeness.
Prepare and serve a meal.
For more information Click Here.

WELLESLEY FOOD PANTRY
Provides supplemental and emergency food assistance to Wellesley residents in need.
Sort donated food and stock shelves at the pantry.
For more information Click Here.

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DONATING ITEMS

CHURCH WORLD SERVICE/ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING
Fighting hunger and poverty, promoting peace and justice throughout the world.
Assemble school or hygiene kits.
For more information Click Here.

FAMILY PROMISE METROWEST**
See above.
Accepts specific household and clothing items.
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

GRACE HOUSE
See above.
Donations of food and clothing items welcomed.
For more information Click Here.

WELLESLEY FOOD PANTRY
See above.
Receives donations of canned food.
For more information Click Here.

BIRTHDAY WISHES
Provides birthday parties for homeless children.
Accepts donations of new party supplies.
For more information Click Here.

CHRISTMAS IN THE CITY
Ameliorates the impact of being homeless on families and children living in shelters towards a goal of eliminating homelessness.
Toy donations.
For more information Click Here.

ECCLESIA MINISTRIES/COMMON CATHEDRAL
See above.
Knitted goods welcomed.
For more information Click Here.

FRIENDS OF BOSTON HOMELESS/WOODS MULLEN
See above.
Accepts donations of toiletries, socks and gloves.
For more information Click Here.

GROW CLINIC, BOSTON MEDICAL PEDIATRICS
Provides comprehensive specialty medical, nutritional, developmental and social services and dietary assistance to children from the Greater Boston area referred with Failure To Thrive (FTT) by their primary care physician.
Receives donations of children’s books.
For more information Click Here.

NEW LIFE HOME REFURNISHING
A charitable organization that accepts tax-deductible donations of furniture and household items and then makes them available at no charge to those in need.
For more information Click Here.

MISSION OF DEEDS
A non-profit volunteer organization that provides beds, used furniture and household items to families in need.
For more information Click Here.

ReStore
A used furniture warehouse open to the public.  All proceeds from the sales go toward constructing Habitat for Humanity houses in the local area.
For more information Click Here.
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WORKING ALONG SIDE OTHERS

AFRICAN INDIAN ALLIANCE/SIDDHI PARTNERSHIP**
Improves the lives of the Siddhi population in India.
Charitable Immersion program.
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

CARING FOR CAMBODIA
Secures a better, brighter future for the children of Cambodia through education.
Charitable Immersion program.
For more information Click Here.

HAND IN HAND MINISTRIES
Builds strong communities and transform lives through cultural Immersion, education, housing and healthcare.
For more information Click Here.

HELP KIDS INDIA
Provides small village schools for children of the untouchable caste.
Charitable Immersion program.
For more information Click Here.

HONDURAS HOPE**
Empowers economically and politically marginalized people in rural Honduras to create stronger, more resilient, and self-sufficient communities.
Charitable Immersion program.
To visit the website Click Here.
To connect with the Ministry Team Click Here.

WATER FIRST INTERNATIONAL
Enables the world’s poorest people to implement and sustain community-managed projects integrating clean water supply, toilets and hygiene education.
Charitable Immersion program.
For more information Click Here.

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Wellesley Hills Congregational Church

207 Washington Street

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

781-235-4424