Cambridge Women's Center in Cambridge, MA, USA

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: www.volunteermatch.com

LENGTH: 4 months 

LOCATION: Cambridge, MA, USA 

FUN: ★★★☆☆

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE (ONCE A WEEK):

  • 10:00am: Arrive at center, write schedule for the day for different support groups at the center, clean, answer the helpline
  • 11:00-3:00pm: Sit in the office/ check in with other people working at the organization

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

Restock the fridge, clean, answer the help line, whatever else that needed help with

IN EXCHANGE OF FIVE HOURS/WEEK, PROVIDES: --- 

TOP TIPS: 

  • Bring something to do that you can do with the women at the center: origami, coloring book, speaker for music

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: 

http://www.cambridgewomenscenter.org/getinvolved/volunteer.html

MOST MEANINGFUL LESSON TAKEN AWAY: 

This might sound cliché--but there are many other people in my town who are a lot worse off than I am. I just didn't think about it a lot before. 

 

 

Jiyoung Jeong