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What is Single Volunteers Boston (SVB)?
Single Volunteers Boston (SVB) is a Greater Boston based nonprofit that offers one time volunteer events for singles looking to meet others thru community service. SVB acts as a volunteer clearing house, providing nonprofit agencies with volunteers while providing volunteers with a convenient, fun and efficient way to volunteer. We are not a dating or matchmaking service.
What are the requirements to volunteer?

The requirements to join SVB are:


  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must affirm that you have read and understand the volunteer agreement in its entirety. Please see read our volunteer agreement. (below)
  • You must be single (not married or in a committed relationship unless holding a leadership position). Please see our partners listing for a list of other nonprofits if you are not eligible to participate with SVB.
  • If you agree to participate in a project, you must arrive at the project site on time. Since you are making a commitment to SVB and our Nonprofit Partner to volunteer at the event, please try to give us 48 hours notice if you need to cancel. This gives us time to fill your volunteer slot.
Volunteer Agreement

I hereby release Single Volunteers Boston and its administrators, team leaders, organizers, volunteers, and any other person or persons acting on behalf of Single Volunteers Boston (herein after "SVB") from any claims arising from my volunteer work with SVB.

I hereby give permission for images of myself, captured during regular and special Volunteer activities through video, photo and digital camera, to be used solely for the purposes of SVB promotional material and publications, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership thereto.

I also agree that SVB holds no responsibility for the outcome of any relationship that may or may not form between myself and another person that I might meet through SVB. In accepting a date or otherwise agreeing to meet with another member or either within a SVB-sponsored volunteer project or social, or on my own time, I take sole responsibility for any actions that might occur during that date or meeting, and agree to hold SVB free from any liability.

I agree not to initiate any claim against SVB resulting from either volunteer, social, or dating activities.

Our History
Modeled after a national organization based out of Washington D.C., SVB is one of 23 chapters of Single Volunteers in the United States, Canada, and Australia. SVB's first event was held in 2002 with a group of 20 singles. The organization has grown rapidly to the current roster of over 2500 people.

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