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Age Minimum (with Adult): 5+, Minimum Age:13+, Orientation Required

goCreate (Ages 5-17)

 
Join our monthly goCreate projects to craft in-kind donations for local organizations! goCreate is an initiative to engage youth volunteers in service. Each month we offer a unique goCreate session in the Boston Cares office where volunteers work together to create a project or craft that is then donated to one of Boston Care's community partners. Check out some of our exciting upcoming projects:
 
Sunday, February 25th
Lip Balm Butterflies!


We will be creating Lip Balm Butterflies to be donated to a local women's shelter. These are tubes of lip balm attached to colorful butterflies with an uplifting note!
 




goCreate Checklist:
  • Ages 18+: Bring a child. This project is intended for youth volunteers ages 5-17 and their accompanying guardians/family members.  Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate volunteers over the age of 18 who do not plan on bringing a youth participant.  If interested in facilitating goCreate projects as a Volunteer Leader, please contact amarra@bostoncares.org.
  • Ages 12 or Younger: Bring and Adult.  All volunteers under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18.  Youth ages 13-17 can attend on their own but must bring a signed permission form.
  • Tell us who is coming.  Email amarra@bostoncares.org the first name, last name, birthdate (00/00/0000), and emergency contact info of all children under 13 you intend to bring to the project.  Volunteers ages 13+ can create an account and sign up on their own without notifying the Youth and Family Coordinator.
  • Bring a Signed Permission Form. All volunteers under the age of 18 must bring a signed permission form.  Forms will be available at the projects for parents/guardians who will be attending the project with their youth volunteer. Youth volunteers ages 13-17 who plan to have their forms signed at home can download one here.
  • Sign Up For the Youth and Family Newsletter.  Can't make it to these goCreate projects?  Sign up here to receive monthly updates on upcoming projects available to youth ages 5-17.
  • Consider a Donation.  Donations of $5 per participant are suggested to help us cover the cost of materials for each project.  We thank you for your generous support!
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