MASSPIRG Volunteer Application Form!

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Whether you can volunteer once a week or once a semester, MASSPIRG Organizers and student leaders provide the training and skills you need to effectively fight climate change, alleviate poverty, strengthen democracy, and make college more affordable.

MASSPIRG chapter students take direct action on campus to protect student interests, the environment, and public health. Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Advocate for 100% Clean Renewable Energy in Massachusetts

  • Do local advocacy, grassroots organizing and media work to work towards a 100% clean renewable energy future in Massachusetts

Stop the Overuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms

  • Run photo-petition drives, work with the media, or build coalitions to convince the biggest restaurant chains in the world to stop serving meat raised on antibiotics to protect public health.

Make Textbooks Affordable

  • Work with faculty members, librarians, and administrators about using free open-textbooks to save students thousands of dollars.

Fight Poverty in your Community

  • Organize service trips and fundraisers for a local poverty relief agency.


Voter Registration

  • Build coalitions, register students to vote, and get them out to the polls for the upcoming elections!


Save the Bees

  • Do grassroots organizing and media work to convince the EPA to ban the pesticides that are killing bees and threatening our food supply.

Run your own local project to tackle a public interest issue in your community!

LEARN SKILLS

Communication Skills

  • Improve your public speaking and one-on-one meeting skills.
  • Polish your writing skills.
  • Learn how to collaborate with media outlets.

Campaign Skills

Learn the basics of running a campaign:

  • Recruit and train volunteers
  • Generate grassroots support (petitions, letters, calls)
  • Build coalitions
  • Organize large events
  • Learn campaign strategies

Leadership Skills

  • Run meetings
  • Work with teams
  • Plan large events
  • Develop other leaders
  • Manage volunteers
  • Delegate responsibilities and manage your time

By providing my contact information, I am consenting to have MASSPIRG Students, the Student PIRGs, and their affiliates contact me with information about this and future campaigns.

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