Careers & Get Involved

CFMW Careers

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! 

“Community Foundation for MetroWest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.”

There are currently no job openings.

Get Involved

We encourage you to get involved, whether it’s serving on a committee, hosting or participating in an event, or volunteering. Learn more about the opportunities, contact Lee Gagen, Director of Development and Leadership Giving.

  • Professional Advisor Leadership Council
  • Corporate Philanthropy Advisory Board
  • Event Committees
  • ONEmetrowest Campaign Committee
  • Distribution Committee

Instructor’s Assistant

High school students are invited to assist the Youth in Philanthropy program as an Instructor’s Assistant. As a YIP Instructor’s Assistant, you would be responsible for assisting the YIP Instructor with a variety of tasks, including:

  • Organizing and disseminating any materials and supplies to students
  • Supporting YIP students during activities and group work
  • Recording and gathering any class information
  • Helping to keep the class on task and engaged
  • Helping to keep class space clean and organized
  • Facilitating positive group discussions when necessary
  • Being an overall positive role model to YIP students
  • Other duties as assigned by the YIP Instructor

Candidates are required to have participated in a semester-long YIP program with the Foundation for MetroWest. Experience in a YIP leadership role is preferred, but not required. Candidates should be:

  • Knowledgeable of and passionate about the YIP program and the MetroWest community
  • Interested in working with and able to relate to other high school students
  • Available to attend all classes
  • Flexible
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Energetic and ready to have fun
  • Able to communicate well with peers and adults

If this sounds like the right volunteer opportunity for you, please send your resume, a brief one page write up sharing why you think you’d be a strong YIP Instructor’s Assistant to Program Officer of Youth in Philanthropy, Matt Jose.

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Student Volunteers

The Community Foundation for MetroWest’s Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) is a 15 or 17-week experiential leadership development program designed to empower and educate local youth to become our community’s next generation of philanthropists.

Operating 14 programs across MetroWest September through May, YIP is one of the largest and longest-running youth philanthropy programs in the country.