Volunteers are a key part of our work in transforming children, families and communities to promote school readiness. We welcome individuals, groups, and corporate partners to support our programming through the following volunteer opportunities.


Collection and donation of supplies

Smart from the Start is continuously in need of new and like-new children’s books, toys, clothing, layette items, diapers, healthy snacks, arts and crafts supplies, and educational games. Supplies can be delivered to our main site at 68 Annunciation Road, Roxbury, MA.

Support our programming

Individuals and groups are welcome to join us and assist with programming, including community outreach, homework help, events, and more. Contact us to arrange for volunteer assignment based on your availability and skills.

To volunteer please contact Sophia Girault

Sophia Girault

Associate Director