Volunteer with 826 Boston
Help us raise the next generation of writers in our after-school and in-school programs. Volunteer today!
The best part of volunteering at 826 Boston is the sense of ‘possibility’ that is always palpable. New worlds are being created constantly. Not only worlds of imagination and learning, but also a world where every student can realize their own gifts. I always leave with the feeling that things just might be alright.”
-Ben Sugar, 826 Boston volunteer extraordinaire
Our dedicated and enthusiastic army of volunteers fuels every facet of 826 Boston’s free programs. Join a troop of more than 6,000 teachers, students, and writers from across Boston and:
If you’re interested in learning more about volunteering, attend one of our upcoming Volunteer Info Sessions at the Greater Boston Bigfoot Research Institute in Egleston Square:
Tuesday, May 30 at 6:30 PM
Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30 PM
If you have any questions about volunteering with us, please contact our volunteer team or call 617-442-5400.
More questions? Read the volunteer FAQ here.
If you’re interested in tutoring, leading a workshop, or working with 826 Boston in any way, attend an info session! We will go over all the programming we run to find a good match for your volunteer experience.
Sign up today:
The first step of applying to become a volunteer is to attend one of our upcoming Volunteer Info Sessions! After you’ve attended an Info Session, you can sign up for one of our Tutor Trainings below. Tutor Trainings are mandatory in order to volunteer at one of our tutoring programs.
Upcoming Tutor Trainings:
June 6 is our last Tutor Training until our College Essay Academy begins later in July.