Volunteering

The Town of Westford is fortunate to be served by so many volunteers. This page provides a list of opportunities for people to get involved in our town. If a particular opportunity interests you, please follow the contact instructions below.

Thank you for your consideration of volunteering in Westford.

Boards & Committees


Opportunities to volunteer for appointment to boards and committees can be viewed using the Online Boards and Committees Database (Citizen Activity Form).

Town Departments


Health Department


Join the Upper Merrimack Valley Medical Reserve Corps
Volunteers needed! Would you like to help your community and family in time of need? The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a volunteer unit which is trained and pre-credentialed to assist with 3 types of community events:
  • Community service activities
  • Mass casualty events
  • Public health emergencies
The program is run out of the Health Department. All medical and non - medical volunteered are welcomed. Free trainings and continuing education credits as you learn emergency management and disaster medical operations. For more information or to sign up please call 978 399- 2549 or download an application from our website.

Conservation Commission


Trail Stewards
Through a joint effort of the Conservation Commission and the Westford Conservation Trust, a trail stewards program has been established for volunteers to help maintain and improve our numerous trails in Westford. Volunteers are always needed. The Westford Conservation Trust also maintains a list of potential scout projects for those interested.

Contact
Bill Harman
Phone: 978-692-3907
Westford Conservation Trust Website

Council on Aging


Volunteer opportunity for an individual or a group of individuals to perform Fall clean up at a senior citizen's home in Westford. Leaf raking, bagging and disposal of leaves throughout the month of November. All volunteer applicants must undergo a CORI evaluation.

Contact
Jennifer Claro
Director of Elder Services
Email Jennifer Claro
Phone: 978-692-5523
Council on Aging Website

Library Volunteer


Library volunteers assist the Library Staff in the realization of the Library's goals. Tasks may include collection maintenance; collection repair and mending; clerical, serials, ILL and acquisitions support, and; archival and public relations support. All volunteer applicants must undergo a CORI evaluation.

Contact
Zoe Daniel
Email Zoe Daniel
Phone: 978-692-5557
Westford Library Volunteer Page

Westford Partnership for Children After School Program Assistant


The Westford Partnership for Children after school enrichment program is a collaboration between the School Department and the Recreation Department that offers a variety of activities that children participate in during the after school hours. ~Children do their homework, play sports, and engage in other activities such as art, science experiments, math games, reading, chess and much more. Individuals who love to spend time with children are welcome to volunteer. All volunteer applicants must undergo a CORI evaluation.

Contact
Sandra Habe
Email Sandra Habe
Phone: 978-692-5532
Parks and Recreation Department Website

Westford Community Access Television, Inc.


Westford Community Access Television, Inc. (Westford CAT) is looking for people to help crew shows or cover meetings. The group is also seeking people to help with the Westford CAT organization, for example facilities and marketing committees. Westford CAT happily welcomes any amount of time someone would like spend.

Contact
Lauren Horton
Phone: 978-692-7152
Westford CAT Website