SCI Welcomes Our Newest AmeriCorps Member

Mollie O'Brien

Social Capital Inc. is happy to welcome our newest AmeriCorps member, Mollie O'Brien, to the team! Mollie will be serving in Woburn, primarily working in volunteer outreach, as well as performing various other general SCI outreach tasks. She started with us last week and will be continuing her service until June. If you see her around Woburn, do not hesitate to introduce yourself!  

Mollie is very excited to start her AmeriCorps service year with Social Capital Inc.! The first project she will be working on for SCI Woburn is the Woburn Volunteers for Seniors project. This project will connect local volunteers with senior citizens, who need help with seasonal outdoor chores. If you're interested in learning more about Mollie and her role at SCI, or volunteering with SCI Woburn this year, please contact her at mobrien@socialcapitalinc.org .
 

YMCA ILC Seeking Part-Time Bilingual Office Support Staff

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The YMCA International Learning Center - Woburn (ILC Woburn) is seeking candidates for a part-time morning Office Support Staff position. Hours for this position are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am-1:00pm. This position follows the school calendar from September to June.
 

Duties:

  • Answering phones
  • Data entry, maintaining program tracking systems
  • Attendance reporting
  • Providing friendly, accurate customer service
  • Assist with intake and assessment
  • Timely communication with teachers and administration
  • Calling absent students
  • Maintaining computer lab
  • Assisting with various program events

Qualities Needed for Position:

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Team player and problem-solver
  • Bilingual is a must!

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Dougherty at EDougherty@ymcaboston.org.

If you're interested in applying, click here.
 

Urgent Food Pantry Needs

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The Woburn Council of Social Concern Food Pantry is desperately low on food, as we go back to school and enter the colder months the need for families in Woburn becomes more pronounced. If you can help in any way they would appreciate it.
 
These are a few of the items that they are completely out of:
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Dried Beans
  • Cake Mixes & Brownie Mixes
  • Tuna
They are running very low on:
  • Soups, Both Condensed and Ready to Serve
  • Cereal
Thank you so much for all your help! It is very much appreciated!
 

Part-time Position Available at SCI

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SCI Social Capital Inc. is currently seeking a part-time volunteer coordinator to assist with our Woburn Volunteers for Seniors Program, in collaboration with the Woburn Council on Aging. In this program, volunteers will be matched with local seniors to assist with fall/winter outdoor chores such as leaf raking/disposal and snow shoveling. This assisting can be life-saving in the instance of extreme snowfall!

The position would entail recruiting volunteers from Woburn and neighboring communities and matching these volunteers with isolated seniors in Woburn. The Woburn Council on Aging will identify seniors needing assistance and refer them to the volunteer coordinator for matching.

Join Master Birder Diana Fruguglietti for Birdwatching at Mary Cummings Park

Diana Fruguglietti
On Saturday, October 1, join The Friends of Mary Cummings Park for a bird watching walk with expert Diana Fruguglietti. We will explore the varied habitats of the Mary Cummings Estate. Meeting Place: Parking lot on Blanchard Rd in Burlington. 10:00 – noon.

A little further from the Friends of Mary Cummings Park: 

We go ahead with our walks unless there is HEAVY rain. Always prepare for and be alert for ticks: spray with insect repellant, tuck pants into socks, etc.

 

WCEF’s 3rd Annual Women’s Forum & Purse Raffle

Kelley Tuthill
Get your tickets today for WCEF’s 3rd Annual Women’s Forum & Purse Raffle!  Join us on Sunday, October 16th at 11am at the Crest View Plaza in Woburn for a wonderful brunch buffet and raffle of high-end and designer purses, all to support WCEF’s Educator Grants program.  This year’s special guest is award-winning journalist, author and inspirational keynote speaker Kelley Tuthill.   
  

Woburn High School: History, Pride, Tradition Book Launch

Woburn High School: History, Pride, Tradition
The book launch for Woburn High School: History, Pride,Tradition will be on Monday, October 24, 2016 at Woburn Memorial High School. Doors open at 6:00 pm with the event to begin at 7:00 pm sharp. This free event is sponsored by the Woburn Historical Society.
 
Join author Susan Thifault and research editor Theresa Christerson for an evening full of memories...
  • Alumni film
  • Photo presentation
  • Walk through old Woburn High film
  • Book signing
Books can be pre-purchased at woburnhistoricalsociety.com and picked up at the event or you can purchase a book at the event. 
 
We hope you can attend!
 
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