Volunteer

A man waves while running.
October 5, 2017
Perkins parents give back to the school in a variety of ways, from running a marathon to hosting dinners.
A woman with short hair stands in front of a small airplane.
May 23, 2017
What do a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, a female aviation pioneer and an iconic author have in common?
A hand holds a circular piece of wood against another piece of wood.
April 21, 2017
An army of volunteers at Perkins' Assistive Device Center build a variety of kid-friendly devices to help children learn.
A bearded man looks through a transparent smartphone
April 4, 2017
Want to help? Here are four ways you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people who are blind.
Three parents sit with a Perkins staff member on adjoining sofas.
November 9, 2016
At Perkins’ weekly parent support groups, moms and dads of children who are blind find connection, advice and encouragement.
A young girl looks at a machine with glowing lights
November 1, 2016
The mother of a daughter with cortical visual impairment appreciates the chance to volunteer at Perkins.
Kristin Turgeon smiling
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
A student holds the steering wheel of a boat while the captain looks on
June 13, 2016
Watertown boat owners give Perkins students an experience to remember during annual Charles River cruise.
A woman reading a manuscript into a microphone
May 19, 2016
Meet the team of talented volunteers who record more than 100 new audio books every year for the Perkins Library.
Sue and Larry Melander with a large leather volume
January 6, 2016
Historic Perkins correspondence from 1828-1910 is now searchable online, thanks to two dedicated Archives volunteers.

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