Offer career advice and professional opportunities to students and young alumni.

Tech volunteers provide one-on-one support in computer centers and in residents’ apartments. Tech volunteers commonly help residents troubleshoot their personal devices, create email accounts, and navigate applications.

Friendly Visitor volunteers are matched with a resident for one-on-one conversation and companionship. Volunteers engage the resident in an activity that prioritizes their interests. Common activities include chat over coffee or tea, go for a walk, watch a film or show together, or play a game.

Social Group Host volunteers who are interested in leading a program for residents can inquire about opportunities based on your own interest areas. Popular groups include games, arts and crafts, English learning, book clubs, and other discussion topics.

Front Desk Ambassadors are the first point of contact at 2Life campuses. Front Desk Ambassadors provide general reception services and office support by greeting and assisting visitors, answering the phone, and assisting with residents’ requests and questions.

Delivery shifts are available Monday through Friday. Volunteers make no contact deliveries to clients in need of food or diapers. This is especially important for our client families who have tested Covid + or are in quarantine or are at high risk. Delivery volunteers are given 5-7 deliveries for the Greater Lawrence area. Each group…

Active volunteers participate more frequently on organizational tasks and duties as a member of a Committee or Board.

Floater volunteers participate only on specific tasks or events.

Pick from a list of volunteering opportunities including event promotion and event day assistance, writing letters to the editor, contacting legislators, hosting fundraising get-togethers, and more!

EDEN’s Program is unique in its focus on addressing the root cause of homelessness by empowering SUSTAINABLE change – thereby reducing the return to the shelter system. To achieve the above-mentioned objectives, EDEN works closely with each participant to develop a personalized plan which may include Workforce Development, Financial Literacy, Wellness and Self Development.

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