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How to get involved with immigrant advancement

We’d love the help. You can get involved as an individual or as a group.

Last updated: 12/17/18
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Before you get started

Are you energetic and committed to helping immigrants and refugees? Our volunteer interns learn about City government and many community groups and programs.

Read more about our internship opportunities.

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Email us your info

If you are interested in the position, email your resume and cover letter to Mayra Canetti at Mayra.canetti@boston.gov.

Please also let us know when you are available.

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Or mail or fax us your info

If you do not want to use email, you could also mail or fax your resume, cover letter, and availability to:

Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement
Attn. Mayra Canetti
Boston City Hall, Room 806
Boston, MA 02201

Fax: 617-635-4540
Telephone: 617-635-2980

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Before you get started

Are you energetic about helping immigrants and refugees at events? We need volunteers for one-day events, such as our annual Citizenship Day.

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Email us your info

If you’re interested in volunteering at one-day events generally, please contact Agnes Chang at Agnes.Chang@boston.gov.

If you’re interested in volunteering at particular event, please contact the primary staff member for the event directly.

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Or mail or fax us your info

If you don’t want to use email, you could also mail or fax your contact information and the event you are interested in volunteering at to:

Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement
Attn. Agnes Chang
Boston City Hall, Room 806
Boston, MA 02201

Fax: 617-635-4540
Telephone: 617-635-2980

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Before you get started

Do you know another language as well as English?

If yes, consider joining the City of Boston's volunteer language pool. Multilingual volunteers are invaluable to the City of Boston. You will help interpret or translate for people who are looking for more information on a City service or program.

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Join the City's list

If you’re interested in joining the pool, sign up here:

Volunteer pool sign up

We will add you to a language volunteer contact list and someone from the City will reach out if we need your help.

Visit the Language and Communications Access program to learn more about interpretation and translation services in the City.

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Sponsor our We Are Boston Gala

Our annual We Are Boston Gala and the programs it benefits count on sponsor support. Sponsoring the event shows your group’s commitment to diversity in Boston.

We do not have information yet for the 2016 event, but please contact us if you’re interesting in helping sponsor the event:

617-635-2980
immigrantadvancement@boston.gov

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Or add your group to our resource directory

If your organization serves immigrants or refugees, add it to our Community Resource Directory. It’s an easy way for immigrants, refugees, and newcomers to find resources.
Add your group to the directory.

Contact:
Immigrant Advancement
1 City Hall Square
Room 806
Boston, MA 02201-2030
United States
Become a community partner

We collaborate with groups that serve immigrants and refugees. If you’d like to work with us, contact:

Agnes Chang, Chief of Staff
agnes.chang@boston.gov
617-635-1960

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