Make a Difference as a Volunteer

Volunteers are an essential part of the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl® presented by Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeSM. From greeting guests and scooping ice cream to distributing water or spoons, volunteers help make the Scooper Bowl a success every year.


Join our contact list to be notified when volunteer registration opens in the spring.

Volunteers scoop ice cream at Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl


Volunteering is a great way to support Dana-Farber patients and their families and get involved in the community. Plus, you’ll get some sweet rewards!

Scooper Bowl Gear

All volunteers on our “Scooper Crew” will receive a complimentary t-shirt to wear during the event and to take home.

Free Ice Cream

After your three-hour volunteer shift, stick around to enjoy all-you-can-eat ice cream from our generous partners.

Giving Back

Even sweeter than ice cream is the feeling of helping others. Volunteers are crucial in making Scooper Bowl a success and supporting Dana-Farber patients.

Volunteers scoop more than 50 ice cream flavors at Scooper Bowl


  • You must be 18 or older to volunteer
  • Volunteer roles will be assigned at the event; please note there are limited scooping jobs
  • We recommend closed toed shoes and layers; this event is rain or shine
  • Contact us if you’d like to volunteer as a corporate group