Volunteer, Blackstone Elementary School, Boston MA

Blackstone Elementary in the South End is in need of volunteers! These volunteers would basically be acting as the librarian - the atmosphere is very flexible, and it's a great way for students to get loads of experience in whatever area they're interested in - whether it's metadata improvement, cataloging, or instruction. The library currently is run by a part-time non-librarian, so it's always great to get Simmons students involved.

The library needs help especially from 10.30 to 1 on Tuesdays and 10 to 11.30 on Thursdays, but hours can be flexible.

We have had a number of Simmons students volunteer in the past, and have been able to do some excellent work. And depending on how heavily a student wants to get involved, there's always the possibility of getting an AmeriCorps stipend for the work.

Contact Judy Cotton (judicotton@gmail.com) or (erin.bazar.smith@gmail.com) for more information.