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Do the Write Thing Essay Contest!

Do the Write Thing!
Dear Middle-School Teachers, and Students, 
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Apply for Boston Children's Chorus!

BCC is excited to announce auditions for next year!  Sign-up a young person who is interested in singing and being part of a group that develops empathy and understanding about our community's rich diversity.  


For more info:


To audition:

Madison Park Development Corporation Youth Employment Program!

Welcome to Madison Park Development Corporation’s Soheil Turner Youth Leadership Institute (STYLI) 2015 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Our program provides underserved in-school youth, ages 14-22, with summer job placement, job readiness skills, and educational enrichment.

Our training program is intended to provide early workforce experience for young people who might not otherwise have this opportunity, while supporting them with completing academic summer assignments to start their next academic school year. We also provide organized workshops and learning experiences to develop young people’s leadership skills. 

The SYEP application is now online!
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Boston Alliance for Community Health Summer Intern!

PICH Community Engagement Summer Intern will actively contribute to the success of the Health Community Champions 2015 Training and Technical Assistance Program. She/he will support PICH trainers and consultants serving 12 Boston based community based organizations or coalitions, and up to 70 community champions/trainees this summer. This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience (or is interested in gaining experience) in training/event/meeting planning, logistical coordination, social media and marketing. Individuals with strong attention to detail, good interpersonal and communication skills, and an interest in serving in a community health environment will thrive in this internship.

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Win a tree in your business/organization!

The Trustees of Reservations Boston Region is excited to announce our fourth biannual Spreading Roots tree giveaway! On Saturday, May 9th we will be giving away free trees to deserving Boston residents, non-profits and community groups. See details below:

Giveaway Guidelines:
➢ Trees must be planted in the City of Boston.
➢ Trees are limited to 1 tree per residence or 3 trees per non-profit, neighborhood association, or school.
➢ You can choose from the following basic types:
o Fruit Trees (e.g. Apple, Cherry)
o Flowering Trees (e.g. Redbud, Magnolia)
o Shade Trees (e.g. Oak, Maple)
o Conifer Trees (e.g. White Pine, Arborvitae)
*Though we cannot guarantee it, we will do our best to match you with your preferred tree type*


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Lifeguard classes at Dorchester YMCA!

Have you ever been interested in becoming a Lifeguard? Do you need a great job with flexible hours? Then the YMCA lifeguard course is definitely for you! Employment opportunities will be available at the DORCHESTER YMCA upon successful completion of this course.

To register for this course please sign up with the front desk at the Dorchester YMCA.

If you have questions please contact Patrick at or by calling 617-436-7750 EXT 217.

Explore Japan!

Explore Japan Program in Milton Summer Enrichment/Exchange Program For Girls and Boys 8-18

Pierce Middle School, Milton (boys) July 23 – August 9, 2015 

Milton High School (girls) July 25 – August 11, 2015


Explore Japan is a FREE 2 and ½ week enrichment/exchange program where students learn about the many facets of Japanese and Asian culture. The program includes workshops on Japanese arts and crafts, calligraphy, Asian popular culture, martial arts, cuisine, and a variety of interesting and fun cultural exercises. Explore Japan is for girls and boys, ages 8-18. Students learn in small groups (broken down by age) under the guidance of a Japanese cultural teacher and a student aide. The program is held in conjunction with the visit of a group of Japanese students to the area. Each morning, students will learn about Japanese culture while their Japanese counterparts study English. >> Read More

Summer Explorers Day Camp at the Dorchester YMCA!

Dorchester YMCA introduces their NEW Day Camp! 

Dates: June 29th-September 4th (10 weeks)

Program hours: 8AM-6PM (drop off by 9:30am and pick up betweem 4:30-6PM)

Ages: 5-13

Lunch and snack provided daily

Activities include: arts & crafts, nature & science, music & drama, sports, team, swimming, literacy, and field trips!

*Financial assistance available!


For more info, email or call (617)436-7750 ext. 231


Pop-up: Franklin Park Art Grove Contest!

Request for Proposals

The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture is proud to announce a new call to artists. The Boston Art Commission, in collaboration with the Franklin Park Coalition, the William Monroe Trotter Institute, and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, invite artists and artist collectives to submit proposals for temporary, site-related work as part of Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove. This will be a three-tiered program that will include a selection of outdoor art interventions, public talks, and artist-led youth workshops. Pop-Up: Franklin Park Art Grove will be sited in Franklin Park’s Wilderness Picnic Grove during the month of August 2015. Selected proposals will receive up to $1,500 in funding.


Info Session: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Franklin Park Clubhouse >> Read More

Summer Ministry Jobs at The Boston Project

Summer Ministry Jobs at The Boston Project!

The Boston Project is hiring adults (typically 20+) to lead their two summer programs in Dorchester, the Summer Missions Program and Youth & Family Ministries.  The Boston Project Ministries is a Christian community development organization that engages neighbors and volunteers to build and nurture strong communities characterized by God's shalom. If you are ready to "spend yourself" on behalf of Jesus' Kingdom, learn more and apply at, call 617-929-0925 or email at

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