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Volunteer Research Assistant, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Description The small object next to a computer keyboard is most likely to be a computer mouse, not an elephant. In the real world, objects often co-vary with other objects and particular environments. In the project, we have two primary goals. The first is to develop an understanding for the brain’s ability to process and…

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Volunteer Assistant Librarians, Edna V. Bynoe Library, Roxbury, MA

The Edna V. Bynoe Library at Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School in Roxbury, MA, is looking for Volunteer Assistant Librarians. The school has a student body of almost 1000 children, all of whom visit the beautiful library on a weekly basis. Kids in grades K-3 have scheduled classes, which consist of read-alouds and choosing books….

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Volunteer: Mid-Autumn Festival, Brookline Public Library, Brookline, MA

What: The Brookline Public Library’s Second-Annual Mid-Autumn Festival Event Last year, this event attracted 200+ community members over the course of two hours. This year, we’ve opened up our entire library at Coolidge Corner for the event and are expecting to double the number of attendees. Where: The Coolidge Corner Library at 31 Pleasant Street,…

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Archives Volunteer, USS Constitution Museum, Boston, MA

The Curatorial Department at the USS Constitution Museum seeks an Archives Volunteer to assist the Archivist with processing, digitization, and other archival projects as needed. The USS Constitution Museum, located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides” and the…

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Volunteer Assistant Librarians, Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School, Roxbury, MA

The Edna V. Bynoe Library at Orchard Gardens K-8 Pilot School is looking for Assistant Librarians. The school has a student body of almost 1000 children, all of whom visit the beautiful library on a weekly basis. Kids in grades K-3 have scheduled classes, which consist of read-alouds and choosing books. The older kids visit…

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Volunteer Projects, Medical Library at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, Brockton, MA

Objective: Set up methods to pull journal usage statistics from several sources (directly from each publisher as well as EBSCO’s Full Text Finder, EBSCO’s nursing database CINAHL, and the government database PubMed) and to aggregate the data, noting changes in publishers.   Schedule: Start date, workdays, and hours negotiable during 9-5:30. Accessible by public transportation….

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Volunteer, Archives Project for SLA – New England, Boston, MA

Are you looking to use some of the skills you are learning in your Archives classes at Simmons? A volunteer opportunity is available to organize approximately 4 boxes of materials located in the Simmons Archives on campus.  They originated from a former chapter of Special Libraries Association of New England, and need to be inventoried,…

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Promising Pals 2018-2019, Simmons University, Boston, MA

Hello Graduate Students! Are you ready to be a pal? The time has come to recruit for the 2018-2019 Promising Pals program! The Promising Pals program is a mentoring/literacy pen pal program at theJames P. Timilty School, a Boston public middle school located in Roxbury thatserves grades 6-8. Pals will exchange at least four letters with a middleschool student between December 2018 and May 2019, and must…

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Interns, The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord, MA

Bring your Good Organizational Skills to Archive Art Photographs The Umbrella Community Arts Center   Are you skilled at organizing photos? What: Help the Umbrella’s Education Department organize and cull their photo collection. About the project: Be part of the Education team and help us organize our photos to assist our marketing efforts. We are preparing…

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Student Ambassadors, Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival, Hattiesburg, MS

Student Ambassadors Wanted April 3-5, 2019 52nd Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book FestivalThe University of Southern MississippiHattiesburg, MS Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival:The mission of the Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival is to recognize excellence in the field of children’s literature and to provide librarians, teachers, researchers and community members the opportunity to learn about…

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