Civic engagement means working to improve community life from individual or group volunteerism to organizational environments. These engagements are in our communities, the commonwealth, our nation, and the world. By understanding the issues, attending and participating in public meetings, and volunteering for community-based organizations, you can make your voice heard.
Discover your passion through service. Each has its own individual identity and values.
The success of any campaign depends on getting the word out and engaging the community about why a vote for will make a difference. It's volunteers that make this happen and there are many ways you can help:
Massachusetts allows you to VOTE ABSENTREE by mail if you won’t be home on election day. It’s Easy as 1, 2, 3.
The Corporation for National and Community Service provides opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to serve their communities and country primarily through its Senior Corps and AmeriCorps programs. Participants in the Corporation's programs contribute approximately 228 million service hours to communities each year.
The Massachusetts Service Alliance, established in 1991, is a private, nonprofit organization that serves as the state commission on community service and volunteerism. Its mission is to catalyze the innovation and growth of service and volunteerism by creating partnerships that maximize resources, expertise, capacity, and impact.
America’s Natural and Cultural Resources Volunteer Portal is built and maintained by the Federal Interagency Team on Volunteerism (FITV) that is comprised of volunteer program coordinators from three Cabinet level departments.