Get Involved / Volunteer
Make a lasting impact on the life of one of our Achievers by becoming a Family Friend.
About the Family Friends Program
Family Friends is a unique program that provides the opportunity for you and your family to be a friend of a child. You will be matched with one Achiever and will participate with the Achiever and his/her Mentor in various activities. Family Friends is a perfect way for you and your family to get involved in community service, have fun and share experiences and interests with an Achiever. It allows you, your family and your Achiever to grow, learn and discover together.
Expectations of You as a Family Friend
« Commit to the program for a minimum of four years
« Participate in outings with your Achiever each year
« Participate in community service events with your Achiever each year
« Sign a media release form and a confidentiality agreement
« $1,000 annual donation to Friends-Boston to help sponsor activities and buy school supplies and snacks for your Achiever
Outings and Activities
Throughout the year you and your family will have several fun opportunities to spend time with your Achiever. You are invited to join them for after-school activities, plan a special summer outing and attend Friends-Boston community service events.