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Why volunteer at Community Living Cambridge

Community Living Cambridge supports adults with developmental disabilities. To do that, hundreds of staff support people every day in supported living and program settings. To help make these programs and services a success, CLC relies on caring, talented, and energetic volunteers from the Cambridge community. As a volunteer, you’ll know that your contributions help to improve the lives of adults with developmental disabilities.

What kind of volunteers do you need?

CLC needs many different types of volunteers throughout the year, but here are the most urgently needed roles:

Volunteers for Volunteers- Support, Mentor, Coach. These volunteers will accompany our clients volunteering in other agencies to build confidence and work skills. Commit to 2 hours a week for 6 months. We are actively looking for male and female volunteers over 18 to support adults with developmental disabilities as volunteers in a placement within the Cambridge community.

Recreation Support Volunteers- Create, Connect, Enrich.  Recreation volunteers will assist staff in various recreational activities at the Franklin Centre. Volunteers will have the opportunity to help with crafts, fitness, team building, and self-improvement programs.  We are now looking for several volunteers to help with the new program session starting in January 2021.  The volunteer will help by providing hand-over-hand assistance and help the staff with set up and tear down of activities.

What are the benefits of volunteering at CLC?

Beyond knowing you’re making a difference, there are lots of great reasons to volunteer with Community Living Cambridge. Here are just a few:

  • You’ll learn transferable work skills that will help you in school or future employment
  • You’ll have the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work at CLC – a great snapshot for future employees
  • You’ll have the opportunity to build meaningful relationships with our clients, staff and other volunteers,
  • You’ll receive an invitation to the annual CLC volunteer appreciation event

I’m interested. How do I become a volunteer? 

Please contact us for more information on how to become a volunteer.