We couldn’t do our work without the generous support of our volunteers and interns, who contribute thousands of hours and countless talents to AIDS Action each year. With opportunities in multiple programs in Boston and Cambridge, we’re likely to have a volunteer opportunity that fits your skills and schedule.
Check out our list of open positions below, and fill out our volunteer application indicating the opportunity in which you are interested.
Open Internship Positions
AIDS Action is currently recruiting interns for the following position:
Affordable Housing Outreach Intern
The Housing Search & Advocacy Program is seeking an intern to help with developing systems to increase usage and access of affordable housing resources for low- and moderate-income households and their care teams. Supervised by the Housing Search Coordinator, this internship will primarily be focused researching affordable housing opportunities, outreaching to properties in Massachusetts, maintaining an up-to-date database of these opportunities, and undertaking a project aimed at developing an online system to organize housing applications for increased access and usage for eligible populations.
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in gaining experience working within social justice, harm reduction, and public health programs while developing communication and organizational strategies to increase access to affordable housing.
You can download the full job description here.
Open Volunteer Positions
AIDS Action is currently recruiting volunteers for the following positions:
Special Events Volunteer
Sign-up to be on our mailing list for special events. When an upcoming event needs volunteers, you’ll be contacted to see if you can help out! Events include Taste of the South End, ARTcetera, AIDS Walk & Run Boston, and more! To join our special events mailing list, please email Sharon Glasser at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Volunteers are currently needed for the 34th Annual AIDS Walk & Run Boston on June 2, 2019
Location: Various Locations
Check-In accepts volunteer applications year-round.
Volunteers come in on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings and provide a consistent, caring connection by phone for people living with HIV/AIDS. Each volunteer has a set of clients they develop relationships with over time. Volunteers complement our case management services by helping clients work through problems and encouraging their successes. Volunteers report feeling very connected to their work and enjoy the warm and supportive team atmosphere.
The Check-In program has a critical need for bilingual English/Spanish, Creole, Portuguese and/or Cape Verdean Creole speakers. Persons with an aptitude for those languages are strongly encouraged to apply.
Location: 75 Amory Street, Boston, MA 02119
Youth on Fire (YOF) Volunteer
Program/Department: Youth on Fire
Location: 1 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Housing Search and Advocacy Volunteer
Boomerangs Volunteers (Jamaica Plain, Central Square, West Roxbury, and Dedham)
Location: Various Locations
Access: Drug User Health Program Volunteer