With supervisor approval, an employee may volunteer during his/her regular work schedule up to one day per month at an approved Massachusetts non-profit organization (7.5 or 8 hours/month; pro-rated for part-time employees.)
Eligible areas include:
- Youth Mentoring
- Public and Charter Schools
- Health and Human Services
- Public Safety
Recently, staff from the Executive Office for Administration & Finance (A&F)volunteered at Open Pantry Loaves & Fishes Community Kitchen in Springfield, MA. Among the volunteers was A&F Secretary Jay Gonzalez, who stated, "The SERV program gave me a unique opportunity to serve members of the Springfield community. I am inspired by energy and dedication of the staff at Open Pantry. I encourage all employees to participate in projects like this."
Learn more about SERV and how you can volunteer and make a difference too!
From Left to Right: ANF Fiscal Policy Analyst Katie Hammer; DCAM Commissioner Carole Cornelison; Program Director Darleen St. Jacques of Open Pantry's Loaves & Fishes Community Kitchen; ANF Secretary Jay Gonzalez; Program Specialist Migdalia Vazquez of Open Pantry's Loaves & Fishes Community Kitchen; ANF Communications Director Alex Zaroulis; DCAM Legislative Director Joe Rull; ANF Communications Coordinator Chelsie Ouellette; Director Allison B. Maynard of Open Pantry Community Services, Inc.