Waltham Partnership for Youth, Inc.

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Interested in a paid year of service with Waltham Partnership for Youth? Apply to become a Commonwealth Corps Member!


We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting 3 Commonwealth Corps members! Check out our position description here. Applications due no later than May 26th, 2017.


The mission of the Commonwealth Corps is to engage Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism. The Commonwealth Corps provides opportunities for skill building, leadership development and encourages and enhances a lifelong civic vocation for Corps members. Learn more about Commonwealth Corps here!


Beginning in August, WPY will host 3 half-time Commonwealth Corps members in the brand new Waltham After Dark program, which provides a safe place for teens on weekend nights. Members will serve as Commonwealth Corps Waltham After Dark Program Innovators, helping pilot the program, recruiting youth and volunteers, and developing and delivering programming with significant input from youth. Through their service, members will recruit 150 new teens to join Waltham After Dark, providing safe and structured weekend activities rooted in the principles of Positive Youth Development for 250 teens overall. In addition, they will leverage 25-30 community volunteers, who will assist in weekly program delivery and facilitate one-time events or workshops.


Members will serve in a stipended half-time capacity from 8/15/17 to 6/30/18. Benefits include a focus on member training and development, as well as a bi-weekly stipend, a completion award, an inspiring network of fellow members, and other supports.


Summer Internship Pilot Program

WPY is teaming up with employers to offer 10-15 internships for youth this summer. If you are an employer or a teen interested in learning more, please email Kaytie at kdowcett@city.waltham.ma.us.


STEAM Advisory Council

We are putting together a STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Art, and Math) Advisory Council consisting of educators, youth, parents, and industry professionals interested in increasing and improving STEAM opportunities for kids of all ages. Email Kaytie at kdowcett@city.waltham.ma.us to learn more.


Volunteer with Waltham Partnership for Youth!

We always have something interesting going on, and we can always use help! Please email Kaytie at kdowcett@city.waltham.ma.us if you're interested in learning about volunteer opportunities with WPY.


Make a Donation

We cannot do our work without your generous support. To make a tax deductible donation online via paypal, please click the Donate button below, or send a check, payable to:


Waltham Partnership for Youth, Inc.

510 Moody Street

Waltham, MA 02453


We also appreciate donations in the form our technology and supplies. Our current wishlist includes:

  • laptop computer
  • desktop computer
  • LCD projector

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