Volunteer

Advocates welcomes the skills, time, talents, and energy of community members and area businesses who would like to support our efforts in building stronger communities. Please see the opportunities listed below to find out more about current volunteer opportunities at Advocates. If you don't see a match for your skills and interests but would like to lend your expertise to support Advocates, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Human Rights Committee Volunteers Needed

Advocates is seeking Nurses and Doctors as well as Social Workers, Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, and/or other Masters Level practitioners with experience in human services to serve as volunteer members of our Human Rights Committee. The committee is entrusted with the task of protecting the rights of individuals with Developmental Disabilities who receive services from Advocates. The committee is made up of human service professionals, attorneys, nurses, individuals receiving services and their family members. Prior committee experience is not required; ongoing training and support is provided. Interested individuals must be willing to attend meetings every other month in Framingham, MA for approximately 2 hours in the evening. For more information please contact Janet Giovaninni, Human Rights Coordinator, at (508) 309-3301 ext 3211 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).



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supporter impact

 
Your generosity makes possible invaluable programs and activities that enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and otherwise would go unfunded.

Realizing Dreams - The Cherry Street Garden - The wish of a resident in Advocates Deaf Services program - to have a wheelchair accessible vegetable garden - came true last spring because of support from generous donors and volunteers from Dimension Data in Framingham.

Strengthening Community - Advocates Music Jam - One evening each month, Edward's Hall at Framingham's United Church of Christ is filled to capacity, as staff and clients from across the Advocates community join together to improvise live music, sing, dance, share stories and poetry, and listen.

Fulfilling Lives - Bring to Light Candles - A unique, entrepreneurial venture started by individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome who receive Advocates services. Last year, the business moved into its own manufacturing facility made possible by generous donors. Learn more.

 

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