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Community Service Opportunities




  • We are looking for students who would be interested in sharing their marketing/social media promotional skills and also someone to help run sound for the back beach gazebo shows. Bruce and Mary Reed, who are in charge of these shows, are some of the nicest people to deal with. 
  • For the Rockport Exchange, we'd love to bring students on in any capacity they are interested in from, (but not limited to), farmers market setup and break down, musicians, event coordination and zero waste volunteers, (to name a few). There are loads of ways for them to get involved in what we do in the community starting with motif #1 day in May all the way through the farmers market season and ending with a bang in October at Harvestfest. This also includes all the programming that we do in the off season. 
          Please contact Amy Rich if interested-


 Cathryn McIntyre is looking for students to shovel for her, when the
time comes. The best time to contact her is after 1pm. She is willing
to pay or it can be done for community service.
Her phone number is 978-309-8685.
Anyone interested in a few easy hours of community service cleaning buckets please see Mrs. Luster.


MS Robotics

Ms. Wright in the middle school is in need constructing robotics equipment.  If you are interested please see Mrs. Luster. 

Magnolia Historical Society 

The Magnolia Historical Society has volunteer opportunities in two areas. We need assistance with scanning and digitizing our collection and we also have various landscaping opportunities available. 


Anyone interested can email Lisa Ramos at 


Shoveling needed
Please call Susan Walker

Heading into Nursing, Social Work or a related medical field? 
Great opportunity to gain some hands on experience, brighten a person's day and earn some Community Service hours at Gloucester Healthcare.  Contact Nancy Pitman at 978-281-033.

Attention dog lovers!!!!!   
Disabled Rockport resident, living at the Rockport School Apartments  needs someone to walk her Cairn Terrier daily, after school. Please call Nancy Shaw at 978-999-5986.



Student volunteers needed to help continue to
monitor elvers migrating up Mill Brook.
Great opportunity to work one on one with NOAA Environmental Scientists.
Interested students, once selected, will become familiar with the following through conversations, watershed hikes, and training:
  • American eel life history, status, human impacts
  • Millbrook and meadow "restoration" project
  • Overview of the watershed and the history of human impacts on the watershed,the importance of the brook to the history of Rockport, 
  • Elver and environmental data collection( a one or two hour a week effort from April 1 through the summer).  
  • Community outreach - during weekly sampling as well as through some community events 
contact: Colleen Coogan at


Attention all Musicians!!

Rockport Legion bands is looking for new members. All practice and performance hours count towards community service. Contact info in Main Office.


Cape Ann Animal Aid

Great place to volunteer! Call 978-283-6055


Interested in TV/Video Production?

call Cape Ann TV - 978-281-2443


Rockport Garden Club

Contact Cheryl Goodman at 978-546-9105


School vacation work available

Help Maintenance staff and others around the school complex during vacation weeks. Sign up in Main office.


The Open Door at the Cape Ann Food Pantry

Volunteers to help serve meals are always needed. Call 978-283-6776


Rockport Art Association

Contact Cheryl Goodman at  Volunteers needed for gallery sitting, exhibition set-up, etc.


Pathways for Children

Click for more information: Nurturing Program Flyer


St. John's Church, Gloucester

Looking for volunteers to help cook and serve dinner Tuesday evenings from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Just come on by! 

24 Jerden's Lane, Rockport, MA 01966
Phone: 978-546-1200
Fax: 978-546-1205