Make a difference with families all over Boston
Each year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, families from all over Greater Boston come together to make a difference for those in need. Family Volunteer Day is always kid-friendly and open to youth 5+.

Family Volunteer Day is always the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Click here to sign up!

Join us as we work together to create work force development materials, including padfolios, joy jars, and mock interview flashcards.



If you are at least 15 years old and have Registered with Boston Cares, you may sign up and attend Family Volunteer Day on your own. All volunteers under 18 years old must bring a Permission Form signed by a parent or guardian to turn in at registration. Please email or call,  617-422-0910 x 209 with any questions.

If a family/group member is under 13 years old: First, please register and sign up any group members who are over 13. Then immediately email with 5-12-year-old participants' full names and birthdates (00/00/0000).

Groups of volunteers must sign up with at least 1 adult volunteer (age 18+) for every 3 youth volunteers (ages 17 and under). 


Family Volunteer Day is powered by generationOn and sponsored by The Walt Disney Company.