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
Young Adults (18-25)
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]
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.
Information & Orientation Session– Tuesday, September 20th, 9:30 AM
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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.
Need a weekday group activity for your work team this December? Why not volunteer to pack bags of child-friendly food items for the Kids' Backpack Program at our Fairfield location, 74 Linwood Avenue. A two hour session can be set up for you and your team of up to 20 volunteers to assist with this much needed program which provides bags of food for children at risk of hunger to take home with them fro
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.