Development Program Assistant Job Description

Saheli seeks a motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as the Development Program Assistant. Work 5 hours week, year round. A development assistant offers administrative support to an organization’s development office, which brings in money and resources from donors to sustain growth. Development assistants handle a variety of tasks related to institutional and individual…

Saheli Boston: Donor Highlight – Yogi Rana of Billerica

By: Anita Ganesan, Saheli Volunteer Yogi Rana is the owner and one of the DJ’s of Boston Sound and Light Company, an Indian based entertainment and audio-visual company and also one of the key donors for the organization Saheli, Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian Women and Families and Friendship for South Asian Women…

Financial aid available for women

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION EMPOWERMENT & EDUCATION Saheli is a social service agency and provides free services to victims and survivors of domestic violence. Our office is in Burlington, Massachusetts and we also provide services in Waltham, Shrewsbury and Quincy. Services include safety and survival planning, physical and mental health resources, legal and immigration referrals and…

Breaking the Silence of Caste-based Sexualized Violence: #DalitWomenFight

By Uma Venkatraman, Saheli Volunteer On Saturday, September 19th, #DalitWomenFight, an international campaign to end caste-based sexualized violence that is led and organized by Dalit women, arrived in Boston as part of their national tour. The event was held in Encuentro 5, a community space in downtown Boston, and involved a panel discussion highlighting the…

Support Saheli’s Holiday Food Drive!

Saheli will be hosting a Holiday Food Drive! More information is below. If you can donate, please do so! Saheli’s Holiday Food Drive What: All food will be donated to the Burlington Food Pantry. Please donate South Asian foods such as rice, daal, packed spices, packed snacks and bottled items. Where: Drop them off at the…

Saheli is awarded Harvard Pilgrim Community Spirit Mini Grant!

By Sweta Mepani, Advisory Committee Member Saheli is the proud recipient of the Harvard Pilgrim Community Spirit Mini Grant of $500 from the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation.This program enables employees from Harvard Pilgrim, Health Plans Inc. (their affiliate) and Dell Services (their IT partner) to award an annual grant, to a local charity of…

Vigil held for victims of domestic abuse

(originally published in Community Advocate on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015) Shrewsbury – A candlelight vigil was held on Shrewsbury Common Oct. 15 to remember those who have been victims of domestic violence. Local leaders, clergy and residents joined co-hosts from the Against Domestic Violence in Shrewsbury Education (ADVISE) project and Saheli, which advocates for South…