When Rosie's Place first opened its doors in 1974, the organization was run entirely by volunteers. Today, volunteers contribute nearly 60,000 hours annually, the equivalent of 29 full-time staff members.

Individual Volunteers

Volunteer to serve meals, work in our food pantry, teach a class or connect with women in the community. Learn more.

Group Volunteers

We offer opportunities in Boston for work teams, school and faith-based groups, friends, families and community organizations. Learn more.

Friends of Rosie's Place

Support Rosie’s Place by becoming a part of our young professionals group. Learn more


College students gain work experience in a variety of areas. Learn more.

Social Justice Institute

Students in the Social Justice Institute at Rosie’s Place earn community service hours and learn more about social justice issues while providing much-needed volunteer service to the poor and homeless women at Rosie’s Place. Learn more.


Organize a drive or an event to benefit Rosie’s Place. Learn more.