Founded in 2002, SCI’s mission is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. SCI helps communities develop the skills and tools needed to engage people to make a difference, with a priority on promoting youth success and healthy communities. A lean professional staff combined with 25 full-time AmeriCorps members and strong partners enables us to serve over 20 Eastern Massachusetts communities and recruit over 3,700 volunteers per year.
Volunteers Stepping Up in Woburn
Andrea, a Woburn resident, delivering food to a family in need. Last week, I promised to “highlight some hopeful stories of kindness, compassion and neighborliness” that emerge in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, I’d like to focus on an amazing outpouring of community spirit we have seen here in […]
Recently, we shared an article on our social media platforms suggesting that we use the term “physical distancing” instead of social distancing, as we need social connection and support now more than ever. Picking up on this idea, we are going to label our series of posts highlighting ways people […]
On a crisp and sunny Saturday morning earlier this month, the Woburn Public Library and SCI Woburn joined together to bring a wonderfully unique experience to the people of Woburn. As people young and old gathered near the cozy fireplace in the Frizzell Study Hall walls were broken down, hearts […]
As we approach the end of 2019, SCI will be sharing several ways your tax-deductible donations can make a difference. Today we focus on the impact of donations supporting the SCI AmeriCorps program. Your tax-deductible donation goes a long way when you support the SCI AmeriCorps program! 27 full-time SCI […]
A large pot of spicy meat simmers on the stove. Delicious smells waft through the air. The kitchen at the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club (BGC) is buzzing with activity. Under Chef Nathalie’s direction, one team learns how to prep plantains, while another group busily chops peppers. We […]
SCI AmeriCorps is now recruiting members to serve across our various partner sites in Eastern Massachusetts! Members will fill one of two positions, Volunteer Outreach Coordinators (VOC) or Youth Leadership Coordinators (YLC), and will serve from January 2020 to June 2020, constituting 900 hours of service. The AmeriCorps program strives […]