105 Chauncy St. Suite 801, Boston, MA 02111 friend@fw4elders.org 617-482-1510

Volunteer Application

Please take a few minutes to fill out and submit this application. We will contact you soon after receiving your information.

If you prefer to fill out a paper application please download our application and mail the completed form to:
105 Chauncy Street, Suite 801
Boston, MA 02111

Basic Information:

Address Information:

Contact Information:

Please fill at least on phone number and email address, we will contact you as soon as possilbe.

Volunteer Information:

FriendshipWorks has a variety of volunteer opportunities. For details about time commitments and other information, please visit the What It Involves? section.

Friendly Visitor: Visit elders weekly in their homes, offering friendship and support.
Medical Escort: Involves escorting elders to/from medical appointment, providing emotional and/or physical support.
Friendly Helper: Assist with short-term tasks, possibly including shopping, packing, organizing…
Walking Buddies: The Walking Buddies is Friendly Visiting with a focus on walking with your elder friend.
La Cadena de Amistad: FriendshipWorks’ bilingual neighborhood office offering bilingual, bicultural services to Spanish-speaking elders, including medical escorts and friendly visiting.
MusicWorks: FriendshipWorks’ pilot music program is offering Friendly Visiting with volunteers & elders who have an interest in music.
Relaxing Through the Arts: FriendshipWorks’ nursing home outreach program that connects residents with the natural world and with each other through art projects, haiku poetry, and conversation.

Please choose up to 3 programs you are interested in (pick at least one).

What neighborhoods would you be willing to volunteer in? We will do our best to match you to the selection you indicate here.

Please choose up to 3 neighberhoods that are convenient for you (pick at least one).


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Demographic Information:

Because FriendshipWorks and our sponsors embrace diversity, we are frequently asked to describe the make-up of our volunteer community. For this reason, we ask volunteers to tell us how they identify themselves. We appreciate you filling out the information below. The below is optional.

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