About

We call the children and youth we serve Achievers to demonstrate our belief in their potential to thrive!

ABOUT FRIENDS OF THE CHILDREN—BOSTON

Friends of the Children–Boston is a chapter of a nationwide organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of generational poverty through salaried, professional mentoring. The national organization was founded in 1993. Our chapter was founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 2004. Learn how our model works and about our chapter history.

Our History
Staff

Yi-Chin Chen, MSW

Executive Director

Stacy DellOrfano, MPA

Director of Development

Marie Smith, MSW

Director of Programs

Zack Osheroff, MSW

Assistant Program Director for Evaluation

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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Partners

Corporate Foundation

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Foundation Partners

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Corporate Partners

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Friend Raiser

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Reports & Resources

Friends of the Children-Boston By the Numbers

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Friends of the Children-Boston - Who We Are

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Alonzo FR Speech

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Return on Investment Study

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Forbes Article (2014)

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New York Times Article (Part 1)

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New York Times Article (Part 2)

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EMPLOYMENT

Friends of the Children is committed to our community, to equal employment opportunity, and to diversity in our workplace.

Friends of the Children-Boston Jobs

Thank you for your interest in Friends of the Children. 

We are currently seeking an Adolescent Youth Advocate

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