Volunteer Openings

Quincy Community Action Programs

Multilingual Volunteers

Throughout our organization, we are seeking qualified, reliable, multilingual volunteers who can help with translation and interpretation, particularly for Portuguese, Arabic, Albanian, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Traditional Chinese (written). Contact Susan Harrington at sharrington@qcap.org to learn more.

Southwest Community Food Center


Reliable, Massachusetts Licensed drivers with their own vehicle are needed to pick up donated food from supermarkets and businesses in Quincy and deliver it to the Southwest Community  Food Center, 1 Copeland Street, Quincy, MA 02169. Click here to learn more.


The Food Center always needs volunteers to help unload the food delivery truck, sort and stock food shelves and prepare food orders. Call (617) 471-0796 to learn more.

Customer Service and Data Entry

The EFC needs volunteers who can warmly welcome clients into the Center. Volunteers with computer skills can help complete simple data entry, such as logging client information into our database. Call (617) 471-0796 to learn more. 

Housing Program

QCAP's Housing Program plays a leading role in advocating for, developing and managing affordable housing for low and moderate income families. In addition, as the most comprehensive housing program in the greater Quincy area, QCAP Housing offers a variety of assistance for first time homebuyers, homeowners, tenants, landlords, homeless and near homeless families to help secure and stabilize housing. The Housing Program is seeking qualified college students interested in an internship placement. Contact Susan Harrington at sharrington@qcap.org.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

QCAP's VITA Program seeks volunteers during the tax season (January through April) in a variety of roles: IRS-certified tax counselors, tax site greeters, tax appointment schedulers, and data entry work. Contact Isaias Sarmiento at 617-479-8181 x374.

Adult Basic Education and Workforce Development

QCAP offers a variety of workforce development activities that will help adults obtain the education and skills they need to secure jobs. QCAP's ABE and Workforce Development Program seeks volunteers who can tutor clients in math and English. Volunteers also needed to provide clients with resume preparation assistance and guidance. Contact Isaias Sarmiento at 617-479-8181 x374.

Norfolk County RSVP Program

QCAP partners with Norfolk County RSVP to offer mileage reimbursement and other benefits for volunteers age 55+. Learn more about RSVP at www.NorfolkCounty.org/RSVP.