Corporate Volunteer Program

Dig In and Get Dirty

Everything we do on Thompson Island is about exploring the natural world, building teams and creating opportunities. Through our Corporate Volunteer Program, your organization’s employees will come together for an impactful day of service, as they help preserve our pristine wilderness and keep Thompson Island prepared to educate and inspire our students.

Teams start with a scenic boat ride through the Boston Harbor, assist in staff organized service projects, enjoy lunch and conclude with a guided walking tour of Thompson Island. Your service will enhance the impact of Boston’s Island Classroom.

Getting ready for your volunteer day on Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center? Check out our Volunteer Information page to prepare for your day of service and adventure, and check out Thompson Island's COVID-19 Update Page, for information on practices we are using to minimize the risk of transmission. 


Keishalee Shaw

“I’ve volunteered through the Thompson Island Outward Bound Corporate Volunteer Program at least seven times. I see volunteering as a way for me to give back to community, and as a way for me to get to know our community. Our company Service Day (on Thompson Island) has allowed me to meet associates from different parts of my organization that I do not normally work with it, and connect with them on a different level doing something outside of the traditional 8-hour workday!”

How to Get Involved

Our Corporate Volunteer Program is a stewardship opportunity for companies who have shown their support to Thompson Island Outward Bound and the students we serve. Volunteer days are available to companies who make a contribution of $2,500 to Thompson Island Outward Bound, or who provide a sponsorship of $5,000 to one of Thompson Island's signature fundraising events (the Evening Expedition Gala and our 4K Trail Run). These events are designed to both inspire and build community among the attendees!

Email Emma Levy for more information, and how to book your 2023 Corporate Volunteer Day today. Thompson Island Outward Bound's volunteer program sells out every year, so reach out today for a list of available dates!

Thank You to Our 2022 Corporate Volunteers!

Acadian Asset Management • Akamai Technologies • Alantra LLC • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals • Blue Cross Blue Shield • BNY Mellon • Brown Rudnick LLC • Cambridge Trust Company • Constant Contact • Dewpoint Therapeutics • Eaton Vance Management • Epsilon • FactSet Research Systems • Fjallraven • Flagship Pioneering • Forward Financing • Global Atlantic Financial Group • Goodwin • Instron • JDL Corporate Interiors • John Hancock Financial Services • JP Morgan • Kirkland & Ellis Foundation • KPMG LLP • Liberty Mutual Insurance • Loomis, Sayles & Company • Nuance Communications • Paypal • Pegasystems • Projector PSA • Pricewaterhouse Coopers • Boston Red Sox • Rockland Trust Company • RSM US LLP • State Street Corporation • Turner Construction Company • US Bank • Verizon • Vertex Pharmaceuticals • Vor Biopharma • Womble Bond Dickinson