The Land Trust has ample opportunity to help in our preserves and community gardens. Types of work may include trail maintenance, site clean-up, invasive species removal, raised bed or fence repair work, opening/closing gardens for the season. Volunteer as an individual or with a small group. Visit the Volunteer tab on our website to sign up! www.newhavenlandtrust.org
Fellowship Place is looking for volunteers to help serve lunch in our Psychosocial Rehab Center, Monday-Friday, between 11:30am-1:00pm. Volunteers must have the ability to connect with and enjoy interacting with people.
Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven
4 Science Park
New Haven CT 06511
Highville Charter, a 501(c) (3), is an enterprising and caring community charter school with a strong parent and community involvement. Our main goal is to prepare and instill a desire for all learners to confidently use technology, think globally, develop globally conscious citizenship, and utilize world languages and cultures as the basis for launching learners on their voyage as responsible navigators.
Hamden's National Night out is on Tuesday August 1st, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 pm
If intertested in volunteering please conact [email protected]
Compassus Hospice is currently recruiting volunteers in New Haven and Fairfield counties.
We are looking for dedicated individuals to visit with our patients where they reside; ie skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, private homes. We are also in need of people who would like to help out in our office with clerical functions. We are asking for a minimum of 1 hour a week commitment.
Our volunteers offer a variety of services dependent on our patients needs and desires.
Join us for our Celebration of Self-Love Event on June 17th from 12-5. We are looking for volunteers to help with setup/ breakdown and flow of event. Lunch will be provided.
We seek a fresh perspective and specific suggestions for print, web-based and PPT materials. Work may be done remotely, thought we’d like to meet you. Please contact Mary for further information, tel. (203) 772-8286.
Connecticut Saves (www.ConnecticutSaves.org is a social marketing campaign focused on encouraging Connecticut residents to assess their saving and take positive action toward reaching their financial goals. America Saves Week and Connecticut Saves Week will take place February 27th through March 4th. The Saves Campaign is very active from February 1st through April 30th.
Are you a good listener who enjoys being with other people?
Would you like to provide support to patients and families at the end of life?
If so, please consider becoming a family support volunteer for Regional Hospice and Home Care as we expand our services to Smilow Cancer Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital and the surrounding communities.
'r kids Family Center is currently looking for a volunteer Graphic Designer willing to help us grow our brand and perhaps share knowledge and expertise. We need to have our logo available in different formats.
Information & Orientation Session– Tuesday, September 20th, 9:30 AM
Volunteers are needed to enhance the quality of life for VNA Community Healthcare’s Hospice patients and their families. The century old nonprofit home healthcare agency is seeking volunteers in: Complementary Therapies (Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Pet Therapy, Activities (art & music), Patient/Caregiver Companions (companionship, errands, light housekeeping, respite), Administrative Support, Bereavement Support, Spiritual Support and Pet Companions (dog walking, pet feeding and clean up.)
Project Youth Court, Inc. is a New Haven-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the state of Connecticut that currently manages the state’s first and only youth court. Youth Courts are like traditional courts in many ways, but they differ in two key aspects: they are staffed by high school volunteers and they follow the principles of balanced and restorative justice.
Kensington Square Resident Service Center is seeking a driver with a pick-up truck or SUV to take us to the food bank twice per month.
New Haven/Leon SCP depends on volunteers and interns for much of what it does to promote education, public health and poverty reduction in Nicaragua and Connecticut. Below is a list of volunteer needs here in New Haven at our Whitney Avenue office. We are ESPECIALLY looking for people who could be involved a few hours a month ove a longer time period.
We generally match up volunteers with projects/tasks depending on their skills and availability. Needs include:
We’re always looking for people eager to positively impact a child and improve their community at the same time. And, right now is no different. Big Brothers are in high demand. So, Start Something.
For a few hours, a couple times a month, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their lives. And sometimes it’s as simple as playing video games, going to a museum, or just hanging out together.
Occasional home repair, carpentry and maintenance projects at our facility at
96 Fair Street, Guilford.
Perfect for a retired man that loves to tinker!
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting a variety of donated food & products at the Wallingford warehouse week day afternoons (Monday through Thursday) from 1:00-3:00. Each volunteers must be able to stand for 2 hours and lift/carry 35 pounds. Ongoing weekly commitments are desired, 6 visit minimum.
Groups of 5-30 people are welcome on a one time or repeating basis. Advance scheduling is required.Email [email protected] to determine date availability.
Volunteers are needed to assist with sorting a variety of donated food & products at the Wallingford warehouse weekday mornings, Monday through Friday from 9:00-noon. Each volunteers must be able to stand for 3 hours and lift/carry 35 pounds. Ongoing weekly commitments are desired, 6 visit minimum.
Groups of 5-30 people are also welcome on a one time or repeating basis. Advance scheduling is required.Email [email protected] to determine date availability.
Fully enclosed footwear is required
r kids seeks candidates to join our mission as Directors for governance and financial stability of its mission to provide specialized, quality services to children and families in transition. Our objective is to promote permanency, safety and stability for children by providing nurturing services to biological, foster, adoptive and relative care families.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven (HfHGNH) welcomes groups of volunteers from businesses, faith congregations, colleges, non-profit and civic organizations. Group volunteering is a wonderful team building experience, and many of our groups return on an annual (or more frequent) basis. Work days are Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00am to 3:30pm. Please note that Saturdays are in high demand. Consider volunteering on a weekday if possible.
The Habitat ReStore, 286 South Colony Road, Wallingford, sells gently used and reusable items for the home, including furniture, appliances, lighting, tools, cabinets, vanities, sinks, and much more. ReStore volunteers perform a variety of tasks, including assisting customers, rearranging floor displays, store upkeep, etc. We are looking for volunteers who are self-motivated, reliable and cheerful.
The ReStore is open Tuesday-Saturday. Hours are:
Volunteers are vital to our operation. Each Saturday morning volunteers distribute bags of groceries to individuals and family (including a children's bag for each child), assist guests in the clothing closet area , greet waiting guests with hot coffee, juice, and breakfast pastries, watch children in our children's corner , and ensure the environment is kept clean and welcoming.
One volunteer (per day) is needed to ride with the Kids' Backpack driver Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the school year. Volunteers may apply for one or more days a week but must be available each week. The right volunteer must be able to lift and carry 40-50 lbs. Each day's route runs between 4-6 hours. Point of departure and return is always Connecticut Food Bank's Fairfield Warehouse, 74 Linwood Avenue.
Connecticut Food Bank is in need of 2 adult volunteers who can safely unload and transfer boxes of food from the Food Bank truck into 3 Bridgeport food serving agencies on the 3rd Friday of every month starting in September.
The deliveries happen between 9:00-11:30 oon the 3rd Friday of each month. The first delivery is at Barnum House, then you will follow the truck to the Stratfield apartments, then the Clifford House. This food unloaded gets distributed to senior citizens throughout our Fairfield county service area.
We are in need of a volunteer to assist in a fast moving Procurement Department. The volunteer will be trained to work in and run reports from the food bank computer program (Ceres) and the position will involve lots of work with both data entry and report running and working with the reports. The selected volunteer will also answer phones, make calls and work on other projects as needed. The Volunteer is needed twice a week for 3-4 hours each visit. There is some flexibility as to the days and times.
Volunteers are needed on an ongoing basis to help sort, check and re-box donated donated food products at our Wallingford warehouse, 2 Research Parkway on Mondays from 1:00-3:00. Groups of 5-25 people are welcome and may make arrangements to visit on a one time or repeating basis. Individuals are needed on a recurring basis. Appointment required. No walk-ins. Due to safety issues this opportunity is not currently available to special needs clients/groups. Court ordered individuals may inquire.
Connecticut Food Bank has moved to Wallingford and is in need of many individuals and groups to assist with food sorting on the week days between 9:00-noon and 1:00-3:00.
If you are interested in either volunteering as an individual or with your employees, church, school or civic organization please email [email protected] with your mailing and email information.
Love farmers? markets? Like to meet your neighbors and local farmers? Come volunteer for CitySeed in New Haven! We have a wide variety of ways to engage the community in growing an equitable, local food system.
CitySeed is currently looking for volunteers to help with farmers market operations!
Weekday help is especially needed at the:
Downtown Farmers Market on Wednesdays 9:30am-2:30pm
Fair Haven Farmers Market on Thursdays 2:00pm-6:30pm
A brief training, and commitment of hours is required.
Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) works with over one thousand volunteers across Greater New Haven each year. Our volunteer opportunities include meal service, dinner and lunch preparation, dining room set-up, inventory and stock-room work, and community outreach. All volunteer opportunities at DESK scheduled online by visiting the Volunteer page on our website, where you can find additional information and guidelines.
Children In Placement is a non-profit organization that trains local volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care.
Fellowship serves three meals a day on weekdays, as well as lunch on weekends. Collaborations with faith-based, civic, or non-profit community volunteer organizations, to bring in and prepare one daily meal, helps our agency meet our rising food costs. A monthly (or more frequent) evening meal donation is coordinated with the volunteer organization, which includes the organization bringing in the food donation , preparing the donated meal in our kitchen, and serving the meal to individuals with disabilities who are attending Fellowship Place programming.
If you are a former Family Caregiver who has taken care of an ill, frail or elderly loved one the Caregiver Support Network of VNA Community Healthcare needs you!
Do you wish you knew then what you know now? Are you willing to share the wisdom of what you learned while taking care of a family member with someone who is currently doing the same?
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven (HfHGNH) is recruiting dedicated and energetic individuals interested in joining our construction crew on a regular or semi-regular basis. Work days are Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00am to 3:30pm. HfHGNH works year-round. Construction experience is helpful but not necessary. Our professional construction staff will train you.
Habitat occasionally needs skilled and versatile office volunteers for short-term or long-term weekday commitment. Hours and days are flexible. Our office hours are 9:30am to 5:00pm. This is a great opportunity for retired school teachers or former secretaries/executive assistants. Please contact the Habitat Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 785-0794, x.10 for more information.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven invites volunteers with solid construction experience to join our work crew on a regular or semi-regular basis. We welcome anyone who has substantial experience with sheet rocking, tiling, painting, cabinet & window installation, roofing, trim work, general carpentry, etc. You will work alongside other volunteers, Habitat families and Habitat's regular construction staff.