Volunteer with Jeremiah

Dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers are a critically important part of our vibrant campus communities. Together we help single moms and their children learn, grow and succeed. Your commitment of time and talent can make a measurable difference in the success of our families.

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. Training is provided, as needed, to ensure a positive experience.

Volunteer Opportunities

Your commitment to our mission makes a measurable difference in the lives of the families that we serve. Click the + sign next to each volunteer opportunity to learn more.

  • Childcare

    Help care for the children of Jeremiah while their mothers attend empowerment and life skills classes, work, and school.

    Experience: Childcare experience, interest, and/or education; enjoy working with children; CORI check required

    Frequency: As needed; flexible and weekly scheduling available; 6-month commitment preferred

  • Life Skills Facilitator & Guest Speaker

    Join a team of facilitators who guide women through a planned curriculum for Life Skills, focusing on topics such as parenting, health & wellness, economic independence, and career readiness.

    Skills needed: group facilitation experience, high comfort level working with a diverse population, creativity and flexibility.

    Frequency: One daytime class monthly. One-year commitment.

    Attend Life Skills training course provided by Jeremiah Program staff, plus additional training/development opportunities throughout the year.

  • Meal Prep

    Help prepare and store meals for participants during empowerment and life skills classes.

    Experience: Enthusiasm for cooking balanced nutritious meals.

    Frequency: Once a month; flexible and weekly scheduling available; no real long-term commitment required

    Volunteers will have access to the kitchen and appliances for meal prep.

  • Tutor

    Support a mother in her postsecondary education journey by sharing your knowledge in a subject area of your strength.

    Experience: Strength in one or more subject areas and a desire to help others succeed academically

    Frequency: Flexible; dependent upon students’ individual needs and school/work schedule

    Examples of subject areas include: math, psychology, writing, presentation skills, economics, biology/science, humanities, etc.

New Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Jeremiah Program. Please apply by completing the form below.

Boston Volunteer Application


This information will be kept confidential and is only for the purposes of running a criminal records check.
(not required)





  • Give my permission to Jeremiah Program to conduct a background check at the Department of Human Services, as required for service.
  • Acknowledge that my volunteer service to Jeremiah Program may involve some risk of physical injury, and release Jeremiah Program, their employees and agents from all claims or causes of action arising from accident or injury that may occur while I am volunteering.
  • Agree that Jeremiah Program may use photographs and/or videos of me for publicity purposes.
  • Agree that any materials or creative works developed by me as a volunteer shall remain the sole property of Jeremiah Program.
  • Acknowledge my understanding that Jeremiah Program staff has the right, in its sole discretion, to place or not place me in a volunteer position.