Every year, St. Stephen’s Youth Programs works with 800+ young people across six neighborhoods in Greater Boston. We could not do this without the support of our many generous partners and volunteers!
Opportunities for Individuals
Mentoring (Flexible schedule)
Be a college and career mentor for a high school student, meeting with them regularly to build a relationship and help them think about their futures.
One-on-One Tutoring (Mon. 6:00-7:30 p.m.)
Provide homework tutoring for our high school students. Writing and math skills helpful.
Literacy Volunteers (Mon., Tues., Wed. 3:00-6:00 p.m.)
Share your love for books by reading with a group of young people and by supporting literacy activities.
After-School Program Volunteers (Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 3:00-6:00/7:00 p.m.)
Support a group (elementary and middle school students) as a weekly volunteer. You will help with homework, outside activities, academic enrichment, and more.
Blackstone School Library (Mon.- Fri. School Hours)
Support our partnership with the Blackstone Elementary School by volunteering for an hour-long shift (or two) to read aloud and help in the school library, once a week.
Opportunities for Groups
Fun After-School (3:00-6:00 p.m.): Teams can join our students for snack time, help with homework, and lead fun activities such as cooking, trivia, kickball, arts & crafts, and more. This works well for groups of 10-15 people.
Fun Fridays (3:00-6:00 p.m.): Come to run programming for 60-70 elementary students! Groups can run Jeopardy, relay races, cooking classes, etc. We can plan a schedule where volunteers will run 30-minute rotations of small groups.
Seasonal Events (Special days, 3:00-6:00 p.m.): Come organize an awesome celebration or parties throughout the year, bringing food and fun activities to share with our young people.
Speed Networking + Pizza Nights with Teens (Weekday evenings): Bring a group of 8-10 friends or colleagues to share your career experience with our teens and then enjoy pizza together.
Corporate partners and partner churches please visit our Partner page for more information
Opportunities for Giving
Each year, more than 30% of the SSYP budget comes from the generous support of partner organizations. Another 33% of our funding comes from individual donors.
Grants from Mission and Outreach committees of our partner churches;
In-kind donations from a wide range of partners;
Grants and event sponsorships from corporate partners;
Donations from individuals are critical to our programs success.
How can you or your organization support our work?
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