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An equitable and engaged Boston community.



Boston Cares partners with nonprofits and schools to expand their impact by mobilizing diverse people to collaboratively address our community’s critical needs.



At Boston Cares we value:

Community We seek ways to connect to diverse volunteers, partners, funders, and others so we are responsive to changing community needs, and so awareness of Boston Cares is fresh and relevant 

Diversity We embrace differences in backgrounds and perspectives and strive to include them throughout everything we do

Equity We aspire to create a more just society where people are treated fairly, resources are distributed equitably, and the rights of all groups are valued and respected

Adaptability Boston Cares plays its part to address urgent challenges; we are ready to respond to changing community needs and nimble enough to leverage real-time opportunities

Collaboration We are committed to a teamwork environment where every person is a valued member, treated with respect, encouraged to contribute and recognized and rewarded for their efforts

Kindness We believe in being respectful, generous and considerate. We look for ways to make a positive impact in the lives of our community, volunteers, partners, and staff


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