GEN2GEN BOSTON

​Gen2Gen Boston is part of a national campaign, powered by Encore.org, to mobilize one million adults 50+ to work in youth organizations and schools to help young people thrive.

Learn more about the national campaign here.

In Massachusetts, we partner with youth-serving organizations to help

them increase the number of people over 50 in their workplaces.

Click our partner logos to check out available opportunities
Click the web address at the bottom for info about the organization

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

 

Mentoring children in elementary

through high school.


ROLE: Help children with homework,

 play & other activities.

 

www.bbbsmb.org

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826 BOSTON

 

Empowering students to find their

voices & tell their stories.


ROLE: Help children in the Boston schools

develop a passion for writing.

 

www.826boston.org

CITIZEN SCHOOLS

 

Helping all students discover

& achieve their dreams.

 

ROLE: Lead apprenticeship & writing programs for middle school students.

 

www.citizenschools.org

BOSTON DEBATE LEAGUE

 

Developing critical thinkers ready for

college, career & the wider world.


ROLE: Serve as volunteer debate judges

& help manage tournaments.

 

www.bostondebate.org

BOSTON PARTNERS IN EDUCATION

 

Providing focused, individualized,

in-school support for BPS students.

 

ROLE: Serve as mentors to help students

gain skills, self-confidence & motivation.

 

www.bostonpartners.org

GENERATION CITIZEN

 

Empowering young people to be

engaged & effective citizens.

 

ROLE: Give feedback & advice to students

about their civic action projects.

 

www.generationcitizen.org

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GENERATIONS INCORPORATED

 

Improving the literacy skills of

children through grade 3.

     
ROLE: Read with & mentor children

in grades K – 3.

 

www.generationsinc.org

GIRL SCOUTS OF EASTERN MA

 

Building girls of courage,

confidence & character.

 

ROLE: Mentor high school girls through

Gold Badge projects.

 

www.gsema.org

JUMPSTART

 

Providing quality early learning

for pre-school children.


ROLE: Help kids with language, literacy

& socio-emotional learning.

 

www.jstart.org

PLAYWORKS

 

Providing safe & healthy play during

 recess for elementary students.


ROLE: Model games and create an

inclusive environment through play.

 

www.playworks.org

SCHOLAR ATHLETES

 

Supporting academic achievement

through athletics.

 

ROLE: Mentor & coach students in need

of academic support.

 

www.wearesa.org

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BIG SISTERS ASSOCIATION

 

Mentoring girls in nurturing,

supportive relationships.

 

ROLE: Mentor girls in school, workplace, community and other settings.

 

www.bigsister.org

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT

OF CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Protecting at-risk children & families

in Massachusetts.

ROLE: Assist social & caseworkers

with administrative tasks.

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YEAR UP

Connecting young adults who need opportunity with companies who need talent.

ROLES: Advisors, mentors, guest speakers.

www.yearup.org

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DISCOVERING JUSTICE

Connecting classrooms & courtrooms to teach the value of justice & civic responsibility.

ROLES: Mock trials, courthouse tours.

www.discoveringjustice.org

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AVID WORCESTER

Closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness.

ROLE: Classroom volunteers, tutors & mentors.

www.avid.org

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ASCENTRIA CARE ALLIANCE

Strengthening communities by empowering people to respond to life's challenges.

ROLE: Mentors & advisors.

www.ascentrai.org

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NESTERLY

Tackling housing affordability & aging in place through intergenerational homesharing.

ROLE: Rent extra space in your home for extra money and help with chores.

www.nesterly.io

Other Opportunities to Work with Kids

In addition to our local Gen2Gen partners, there are many other organizations in our area that offer ways to support children and youth. And some of these don't require you to leave your home.

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