Volunteers Around Needham

Volunteers Around Needham is a program that allows students entering grades 7-12 to participate in single-day community service projects in areas that interest them throughout the year.

Register now for VAN on April 18th and 20th, 2023!

Tuesday, April 18th (9am-12pm) - Needham Fire Station

Thursday, April 20th (9am-12pm) - Charles River Center* (reserved for grades 9-12 only)

Click here to register for one or both days.

Each participant will receive 3 hours of community service credit per day.

VAN April 2023

To register for VAN and any other programs from Youth & Family Services, please visit:


You must create an account in order to register. Once registration is open, you can search Programs - Youth & Family Services Programs - and VAN will be listed there.

In past years, we've had opportunities through:
- Needham Parks and Forestry 
- Needham Council on Aging at CATH
- Needham Community Council 
- Needham Community Farm 
- Needham Fire Station

Project days are 9am-12pm. Students may register for one or many of the projects. Snacks will be provided and community services hours are offered.