Volunteers play an integral role at Beverly Bootstraps, and we depend on them to be able to provide the important programs we offer. There are both ongoing and project-oriented volunteer opportunities in the following programs: Education, Youth and Family, Food Assistance, Thrift Shop and Administration.


Volunteer Opportunities are currently available.

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Should you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Supervisor by clicking the button below or calling 978-927-1561.


Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application

We welcome volunteers of all ages and abilities. Please review the opportunities below and contact us if you would like to be a part of our mission. CORI background checks are run on all applicants 17 or older.

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Service Hours

Community Service Hours

There are many ways to give back to your community through Beverly Bootstraps and earn Community Service Hours. Limited onsite opportunities are available. However, there are other options available throughout the year. We encourage you to email our Volunteer Supervisor about open positions as they can change as needs arise.

Download our flyer to learn more >>


  • Opportunities in our Thrift Shop are available for youths ages 16+ to volunteer independently, or middle school-aged children with one adult per child at each shift.
  • Shifts are offered Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.
  • A minimum commitment of 20 hours is required.

To get involved, contact Volunteer Supervisor >>


  • HOST A DRIVE – Hosting a Food, Thrift Shop, or Fund Drive for Beverly Bootstraps is a fun, engaging way to earn Community Service Hours. Drives typically take 10 hours and can be done anytime. Scroll down to read about the different drive options.
  • BUILD SNACK BAGS – Purchasing and building snack bags is a unique way to give back to children in need in our service area. Building snack bags typically takes 2-3 hours. Download our Snack Bag Flyer >>

To get started, contact our Development Supervisor and download the Hours Tracking Form >>

Contact Volunteer Supervisor

Host a Drive

Host a Food Drive

Food Drives are a great way to help stock our shelves! Items collected help provide the food, toiletries and household cleaning supplies that our clients need. Food drives are easy to organize and are a fun way to pull a company, congregation, school group, or any group together to help make a difference in our community.

Planning a food drive? Please let us know by emailing

Click here for our Food Drive poster for your event.

Another option is to rally your group to build snack bags. Purchasing and building snack bags is a unique way to give back to children in need in our service area. Download our Snack Bag Flyer and get started >>

Host A Food Drive Kit

Host a Thrift Drive

Host a Thrift Shop drive to benefit Beverly Bootstraps. Good, quality donations are essential to the fundraising efforts of the Thrift Shop, with 100% of net profits going towards the important programs and services offered by Beverly Bootstraps to your neighbors in need. By hosting a Thrift Shop drive, your donations of clothes, housewares, jewelry, etc. have a direct impact on our mission.

Not only does the Thrift Shop provide low-cost clothing and housewares to those in need in our community, but it is also open to every member of our community to enjoy a good bargain. Click here for our Thrift Shop Drive poster for your event.

Host A Thrift Shop Drive Kit

Host a Fund Drive

By hosting a fund drive to benefit Beverly Bootstraps, you will be helping us raise the funds needed every year to provide support to those in need of our services. Click here for our Fund Drive poster for your event.

Host A Fund Drive Kit

Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts

Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts

Winter Wishes Holiday Gifts is a program where generous donors are matched with a family who needs assistance providing holiday gifts for their children.

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Back-to-School Backpacks

Back-To-School Backpack Program

The Back-To-School Backpack program has been supplying backpacks filled with school supplies to low-income children since 2001. The goal of this initiative is to help children start the school year off right with the supplies they need to achieve academic success.

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In FY23, our volunteers worked over 10,432 hours, valued at over $408,830! We couldn’t do it without you!

Thrift Shop will be closed: Monday, July 22.
Join them for their Summer Shine and Save event on Saturday July, 27. They will close at 3pm on Friday, July 26 to prepare for the sale. Learn more >>