Each year, community and business leaders, parents, teens and individuals give back through volunteerism at Old Colony Y. Volunteers help support our community's most pressing needs through a focus of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


    Ways to Get Involved


    One-on-one mentoring or site-based group mentoring opportunities for local children.

    Holidays & Back to School

    Providing gifts, clothes, school supplies, and essential items to families experiencing homelessness during the holidays and at the start of the school year.

    Camp Clean Up Days

    Participate in camp cleanup days or small projects at any one of our Branches.


    Youth sports like basketball, flag football, and soccer.

    Tutoring or Educational Programs

    Helping a child thrive in and out of school.

    Help Feed the Community

    Distribute food and help manage the program.

    Corporate Volunteerism

    Thanks so much to all our friends at Bluestone Bank for helping us build some garden beds and picnic tables at our Bolton Place Family Center today! We can’t wait for the kids and families to start using this great green space!

    Other Ways to be Involved

    With the help of generous participants and sponsors, our fundraiser events make sure our services are available to everyone in the community, regardless of income. Learn how you can get involved.