Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
http://bristolcc.edu/

Attleboro Area Community Partners

SCHOOL PLACEMENTS

Bridgewater State University Children’s Center
66 Hooper Street, Bridgewater, MA
Contact: Judith Ritacco, Director
Phone: (508) 531-2757
Email: Judith.Ritacco@bridgew.edu

Services Needed: Classroom teacher support in terms of helping the Center organize materials, set-up and clean-up of activities for children, interact with children inside and outside in the playground under direct teacher supervision, special projects as appropriate to the needs of the Center or classroom or as aligns with the interest of the student volunteers.
Prerequisite: Department of Early Education and Care Teacher Certification helpful but not required.

Hyman Fine Elementary School
790 Oakhill Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Kimberly Sweeney, Reading Coach
Phone: 508-223-1560
Email: ksweeney@attleboroschools.com

Services Needed: Clerical Work/Prep (centers, manipulators, etc.), many opportunities for both individual and small group instructions/support in grades K-4.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

Massachusetts Hospital School
3 Randolph Street, Canton, MA 02021
Contact: Monica D. Bassila, Dir. of Voluntary Services
Phone: 781-830-8475

Services Needed: Receptionist, Clerical, Mentors, Aides,
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required. Must be compassionate.

North Attleboro Middle School (NAMS)
Landry Avenue, North Attleboro, MA 02760
Contact: Victoria Ekk, Principal
Phone: 508-643-2130 x1105
Email: vekk@naschools.net
www.naschools.net

Services Needed: Tutors
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

Wamsutta Middle School
300 Locust Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Jane Gross, Core Literacy Coach
Richard Kelly, Math Coach
Phone: 508-223-1540

Services Needed: Mentors
Comments/Notes: Students need to be confident working with middle school kids. Enthusiasm and energy encouraged.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check. Some training required.
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION & AGENCY PLACEMENTS

Arthritis Foundation - Massachusetts Chapter
29 Crafts Street, Suite 450, Newton, MA 02458
Contact: Sarah Higgins, Director of Special Events
Phone: 617-219-8220
Email: shiggins@arthritis.org

Services Needed: Volunteer your time and talent for the Annual Southeastern MA Arthritis Walk at Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA. There are many ways to volunteer - you can join our walk planning committee, help out on walk day, or volunteer with other needs before the event.

Attleboro Council on Aging
25 South Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Madeleine McNiellly
Phone: 508-222-2235
Email: coa@cityofattleboro.us

Services Needed: Mentors and Other
Comments/Notes: Observe basic court procedures.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check.

Attleboro District Court
88 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Mark Sturdy or Terrell Kiley
Phone: 508-222-5900 x390 or x391

Services Needed: Clerical work. Workshops.
Comments/Notes: The Senior Center offers a variety of administrative, recreational, nutrition, social services including health benefits counseling. Opportunities are available for a student volunteer.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check and some training required.

Attleboro Enterprises, Inc.
284 John Dietsch Boulevard, N. Attleboro, MA 02763
Contact: Jerry Pilkington, CEO
Phone: 508-695-4046 x114
Email: jpilkington@attleboroenterprises.org

Services Needed: Aides for Clients and Other
Comments/Notes: AEI provides a wide array of medical, clinical, therapeutic, vocational, and community integration supports for adults with cognitive and physical challenges in its N. Attleboro facility. Opportunities available for future CNA's, staff assistants, computer trainers, sports medicine/fitness, cooking and nutrition, music, dance, and arts & crafts, brochure and newsletter design.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

Attleboro Land Trust
P.O. Box 453, Attleboro, MA. 02703
Contact: Charlie Adler, Director Emeritus
Phone: 508-222-6164
Email: c.a.adler@gmail.com

Services Needed: (Summer) Land conservation stewards to walk trails or boundaries weekly on one of 8 conservation areas (individually or in pairs) and identify management problems (such as trash deposits, tracks of motorized vehicles, damage to natural assets); identify animal and plant species; observe and document seasonal changes (make field notes, and if possible photographs or drawings).

Attleboro YMCA
63 North Main Street, Attleboro, Ma. 02703
Contact: David Barbour, Sr. Director of Community Development
Phone: 508-409-0734
Email: dbarbour@attleboroymca.org

Services Needed: YMCA Welcome Center, Special Events, Aquatics, Fitness/Wellness, After School Programs, Child Care, Youth Sports, Buildings & Grounds, Enrichment Programs, and Dance.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check and training needed. Also, general knowledge of the area, good personality, and human relation skills.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence (North Providence)
33 Maple Avenue, North Providence, RI 02911
Contact: Michael Scarpetti, Program Manager
Phone: 401-444-0768

Services Needed: Art tutor
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

Bristol Community College - Adult Basic Education
11 Field Road, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Kristen McKenna, Program Director
Phone: 508-678-2811 x3531
Email: Kirsten.McKenna@bristolcc.edu

Services Needed: Clerical Work, Short term project support and computer lab assistance.
Prerequisite: None.

Canterbury Woods
100 Garfield Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Lynne Riley, Activities Director
Phone: 508-222-6655
Email: canterburywoodsled@emerituf.com

Services Needed: Receptionist, Mentors, Workshops
Comments/Notes: Activities Assistant, Special Events Coordinator, Bingo Caller
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

City of Attleboro - Annual River Clean-up
77 Park Street, Attleboro, MA. 02703
Contact: Linda Alger, Coordinator
Phone: 508-223-2222 x3181
Email: council@cityofattleboro.us

Services Needed: Other
Comments/Notes: Identify sections of rivers and areas in the city and schedule for cleanup.
Prerequisites: None.

Community Care Services - Attleboro Center
200 South Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Christin Cranshaw, Director
Phone: 508-226-6031

Services Needed: Workshops, Other (see comments)
Comments/Notes: This is residential program for adolescents who are experiencing emotional crisis. Workshops: Writing, Yoga, Meditation, Arts and Crafts. Coach a Small Sports Team.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

Congressman James McGovern
8 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Lisa Nelson, District Representative
Phone: 508-431-8025
Email: lisa.nelson@mail.house.gov

Services Needed: Other
Comments/Notes: Constituent services.
Prerequisites: CORI Background Check and training needed.

Cumberland – Lincoln Boys & Girls Club
One James Mckee Way, Cumberland, RI 02864
Contact: Tamra Burman, Director of Operations
Phone: 401-333-4850
Email: tburman@bgcl.org

Services Needed: Mentors and Tutors
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check and training needed

Family Resource Center - Attleboro
11 Peck Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Bonnie Paiva-Dencell, Enrichment Coordinator
Phone: 508-479-1404
Email: FRC@com-care.org

Services Needed: Receptionist, Clerical, Mentors, Aides for clients, Workshops
Comments/Notes: Clerical: General Office Assistance. Mentors: Babysitting, Help with homework, Sports. Aides for Clients: Orientation for New Clients, Shadow Case Manager. Workshops: Nutrition, HIV Awareness, Life Skills (Family Resource Center is a homeless shelter for seven families.)
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

Family Resource Center - Attleboro
11 Peck Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Dawn Chabot, Shelter’s Enrichment Coordinator
Phone: 508-226-5722.

Services Needed: Volunteers who enjoy young children are needed at a local shelter for seven homeless families. Volunteers will assist staff in providing childcare and enrichment programs for the youngest residents while parents attend classes on Tuesdays, 11-12.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

Groden Center, Inc.
86 Mount Hope Avenue, Providence, RI 02906
Contact: Peggy Stocker, Coordinator Intern/Volunteer Program
Phone: 401-274-6310 Ext. 1125
Email: pstocker@grodencenter.org
www.grodencenter.org/early-childhood

Services Needed: Aides for children and adults with developmental disabilities including Autism.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

Hillside Adult Day Health Center
50 Walton Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Sallie Barton, Activities Coordinator
Phone: 508-226-6150

Services Needed: Client Assistance
Comments/Notes: Hillside is a day program for frail elders and disabled adults. Volunteers are needed to help with group activities, such as tabletop games of Bingo, Yahtzee dice, and Uno cards or recreational sports, such as golf, bowling, and horseshoes. Individual conversation is also appreciated.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

HMEA, Inc.
8 Forge Parkway East, Franklin, MA 02038
Contact: Tracy Andryc, Admin and Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 508-298-1129
Email: tandryc@hmea.org

Services Needed: Mentors, Aides for Clients
Comments/Notes: Opportunities will vary by location. Additional details can be found at hmea.org/volunteer.html Prerequisite: CORI Background Check; Training required.

Horizons for Homeless Children
234 W Center Street, Suite 215, W. Bridgewater, MA 02379
Contact: Meghan Schafer, Playspace Programs Southeast Region Director
Phone: 508-510-3250
Email: mschafer@horizonsforhomelesschildren.org

Services Needed: Fun and Energetic adults are sought to play with children living in homeless shelters in Southeastern MA for a minimum commitment of 2 hours per week (same day and time each week) for 6 months. Other "one shot" opportunities include: distributing flyers to recruit volunteers, making outreach phone calls and helping to compile research data in Excel files. Comments/Notes: Sites include Fall River, New Bedford, Attleboro, and Taunton.
Prerequisite: For playing with children, a CORI Background Check, a 6 hour training session.

Jewish Community Center of Rhode Island
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Contact: Wendy Joering, Adult & Senior Adult Program Coordinator
Phone: 401-861-8800
Email: wjoering@shalomri.org

Services Needed: Kitchen aide for weekly Lunch & Learn program.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check and Training.

Kennedy-Donovan Center, Inc.
One Commercial Street, Foxboro, MA 02035
Contact:
Phone: 508-772-1201
Email:

Services Needed: Mentors, Aides for clients.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

Literacy Center Inc.
80 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Joan Ricci, Executive Director and Beth Gould, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 508-226-3603
Email: jricci@theliteracycenter.com

Services Needed: Receptionist, Clerical Work, Workshops, and Other.
Comments/Notes: Additional help with yard-work, fundraising committee, Haunted House project in the fall, library work, after-school, and building work.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check. Some training required.

Massachusetts Audubon Oak Knowll & Attleboro Springs Wildlife Sanctuaries
1417 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: John Lepper, Adjunct Professor
Phone: (508) 339-8985

Email: john.lepper@bristolcc.edu
Services Needed: Invasive species control, trail maintenance and planting.
Prerequisite: None.

Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light
197 Herrick Road, Suite 22, Newton Centre, MA 02459
Contact: Lyle Pirnie, Director
Phone: 508-761-6227
Email: lyle.pirnie@gmail.com

Services Needed: Workshops in green job training for unemployed people who are economically disadvantaged.
Prerequisite: Some training required.

New Hope
140 Park Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Holly Grant, Human Resources Generalist
Phone: 508-226-4015
Email: hgrant@new-hope.org

Services Needed: Medical advocacy, administrative, development, and marketing
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check and Training.

On Common Ground, Inc.
453 South Main Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Alisa Willette, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 508-226-0801
Email: oncommongroundassistant@gmail.com

Services Needed: Mentors, Other - fundraising committee, marketing, administrative support
Prerequisite: Interview, self-starter, independent worker, and light training.

Plainville Council on Aging
9 School Street, Plainville, MA 02762
Contact: Sue Hinski, Executive Director
Phone: 508-699-7384
Email: suehinski@plvcoa.org

Services Needed: Receptionist, Clerical Work, Mentors, Workshops, Meals on Wheels volunteers, senior computer education, gardening
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check and Training

Scribbletime
451 Elm Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760
Contact: Lisa Vierkant, Program Director
Phone: 508-695-7227
Email: misslisa@scribbletime.net

Services Needed: Teaching children through play. Teach how to solve problems with one another. Team supervision. Read, sing, and write with children. Assist with art and science project.
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check and Training.

Total Achievement Program (TAP)
790 Oakhill Avenue, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Jessica Ducey
Phone: 508-223-4109

Services Needed: Mentors, Aides for clients, Other (see comments)
Comments/Notes: TAP is a program for elementary school age children with severe emotional problems. The program focuses on building positive peer relationships and managing behavior. Help is needed with assisting in homework or playing activities, once a week (Monday through Friday, 3-5 pm).
Prerequisite: CORI Background Check.

United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Inc.
247 Maple Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Contact: Diane Richardson, LICSW
Phone: 508-222-2337, x110
Email: dianne@uwgat.org

Services Needed: Receptionist, Clerical Work, Other (see comments)
Comments/Notes: Learn non-profit administration, conduct site visits with partners, engage in marketing/public relations, work with community volunteers and assist in fundraising efforts.