Whether it’s delivering a hot meal or just sharing companionship with an older adult, volunteers are vital to our mission of helping people remain living safely and independently in their own homes for as long as possible.

Requested volunteer commitments vary by opportunity, but all Springwell volunteers are interviewed and receive training and supervision overseen by our dedicated Volunteer Program Manager.


Friendly Visitors spend one or two hours a week visiting an elder, sharing a hobby, preparing a snack, being a friend. Learn more about the Friendly Visitor Program.

Medical Escorts assist elders in getting to and from medical appointments and the hospital. Learn more about the Medical Escort Program.

Money Managers assist elders and individuals with disabilities in bill paying and budgeting. Learn more about the Money Management Program.

Nursing Home Ombudsmen visit residents in long term care facilities and assist them with resolution of their problems and concerns. Learn more about the Ombudsman Program.

Nutrition Volunteers help at senior luncheon sites. Learn more about the Community Dining programs.

Office Assistants help office staff with telephone and clerical duties.

Shopping Assistants shop for seniors or accompany them to the store. Learn more about the Shopping Assistance Program.


If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact our Volunteer Office at (617)926-4100 or by email at volunteer@springwell.com.