Giving Corps

The Giving Corps is a series of volunteer leadership programs for teens, college students, and adults interested in deepening their relationship with the Cradles to Crayons’ mission.

The Cradles to Crayons Giving Corps will enable us to increase our capacity and impact by serving as leaders trained to:

  • Lead teams of volunteers in the Giving Factory
  • Mobilize volunteers in communities throughout Massachusetts
  • Spread the Cradles to Crayons mission and model

All Giving Corps members will have the opportunity to participate in Giving Corps training, networking, and community building programs designed to increase their leadership skills and to build a stronger sense of community and purpose for helping those in need.

Cradles to Crayons Teen Leadership Corps

If you are a student between the ages of 12 and 18 (or 6th to 12th grade) and are looking for a powerful way to help children in need, explore what our Teen Leadership Corps has to offer!

This unique program provides middle and high school students with the opportunity to serve as ambassadors for Cradles to Crayons and develops their leadership skills in the areas of community organizing and volunteer service. Students commit to approximately 15 to 20 hours per session as well as:

  • Support staff in The Giving Factory during volunteer shifts
  • Spread awareness about the Cradles to Crayons mission by hosting a product collection drive or fundraiser
  • Participate in orientation and leadership development workshops
  • Have an impact as a service leader and improve your desired skill set
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Spring 2017 Session Dates: March—May 

The Spring session application is now live!

Other sessions include:

  • Fall 2017: September–December
If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the program, contact Matthew Boccuzzi at
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Cradles to Crayons College Corps 

Cradles to Crayons College Corps leaders are passionate about making a difference in their communities. Working together with C2C staff and other College Corps members from colleges and universities throughout the Greater Boston area, interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead volunteer groups and provide positive volunteer experiences
  • Improve upon and implement new approaches to operational efficiency and organizational effectiveness
  • Be powerful change leaders upon completion of the program


To learn more about the College Corps and how to apply, click here or contact Chris Harvell at

C2C Champion Program 

The C2C Champion Program provides opportunities for adult volunteers to be advocates inside and outside the Giving Factory while impacting children in local communities. Positions include:

  • Leading volunteer teams in the Giving Factory
  • Training in a donation processing station or warehouse maintenance task
  • Developing and coordinating community drives
  • Building awareness of C2C events and initiatives


To learn more about the C2C Champion Program programs, click here or contact Chris Harvell