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Local nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the quality of healthcare through communication skills training, seeks help with data entry. Located in New Haven’s vibrant Ninth Square district, the Institute for Healthcare Communication (IHC) provides doctors, nurses and many other healthcare team members with essential skills for clinical care. You will be entering data into our Continuing Medical Education database. We will provide training and supervision, and our eternal gratitude. Days and hours are flexible.


Created: May 29, 2019 - 10:16am
-- Updated: May 29, 2019 - 10:16am

Help in our Preserves and Community Gardens

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!

Created: December 13, 2018 - 4:22pm
-- Updated: August 16, 2019 - 1:35pm



Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven

4 Science Park

New Haven CT 06511

Created: August 25, 2017 - 2:46pm
-- Updated: December 5, 2017 - 10:36am

Board Member

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.

Created: July 21, 2017 - 4:13pm
-- Updated: July 21, 2017 - 4:13pm

Compassus Hospice Needs Volunteers to Visit Our Patients

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.

Created: June 26, 2017 - 10:53am
-- Updated: June 26, 2017 - 10:53am


We seek a fresh perspective and specific suggestions for print, web-based and PPT materials. Work may be done remotely, though we would like to meet you. Please contact Mary for further information, tel. (203) 772-8286.

Created: April 12, 2017 - 11:58am
-- Updated: May 29, 2019 - 9:58am

Hospice Family Support Volunteer at the Smilow Cancer Center

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.

Created: October 17, 2016 - 11:29am
-- Updated: March 9, 2017 - 3:43pm

Graphic Designer

'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.

Created: September 28, 2016 - 11:11am
-- Updated: September 28, 2016 - 11:11am

Volunteers age 50+ needed to help young students learn to read

Help young students 3 times a week as a literacy tutor in a Hamden or East Haven elementary school or at a New Haven after-school program and

ü Help young children learn to read and write

ü Have fun & make new friends

ü Help your child/grandchild pay for college

ü Learn new things & share your experience

ü Make a real difference in the life of a child

Created: September 8, 2016 - 9:31am
-- Updated: September 8, 2016 - 9:40am

Summer Court Night Volunteer

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.

Created: May 31, 2016 - 10:48am
-- Updated: May 31, 2016 - 11:08am


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.

Created: February 1, 2016 - 12:50pm
-- Updated: February 1, 2016 - 12:50pm

Office Volunteers

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:

Created: February 1, 2016 - 12:47pm
-- Updated: April 17, 2017 - 12:14pm

Become A Mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters

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.

Created: January 5, 2016 - 3:08pm
-- Updated: January 13, 2016 - 11:27am

Literacy Tutor

AARP Experience Corps - Greater New Haven needs volunteers to tutor literacy with young children in participating elementary schools for 10+hours/week. Volunteers also attend community events throughout the year to promote reading. Training and regular support/supervision are provided.


Created: May 14, 2015 - 2:53pm
-- Updated: May 14, 2015 - 2:53pm

Someone needs your HELP in organizing their mail and monthly bills.

The Agency on Aging's RSVP Volunteer program offers a way to help someone with the management of their monthly bills. We are dedicated to helping seniors and Veterans remain as independent as possible and this support might be just what they need. Only a few hours of your time can help them become more organized and confident that they are paying their bills on time. 

Everyone can sympathize with the overwhelming feeling you get when you are inundated with mail that you don't understand and/or know if it is legitimate or fraudulent.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:27pm
-- Updated: January 20, 2017 - 11:58am

BOD Members

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:27pm
-- Updated: September 28, 2016 - 11:15am

Hospice Volunteers Needed


Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: April 23, 2015 - 4:56pm

Construction Crew Volunteering (Individuals)

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: April 28, 2015 - 3:02pm

Office Volunteering

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: April 28, 2015 - 3:04pm

Construction Crew Leaders

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: April 28, 2015 - 3:13pm

Construction Crew Volunteering (Groups)

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: April 28, 2015 - 4:44pm

Volunteer with Us on Saturday Mornings!

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: May 28, 2015 - 9:48am

CitySeed Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: September 1, 2016 - 1:47pm

Literacy Tutors Needed!

If you can read you can help! Literacy tutors are needed in the Greater New Haven area to work with small groups and in one-to-one settings with low-literacy adults. Take a look at our website; for the date of the next Tutor Training, then fill out a Tutor Application on-line and email it to us. Thanks!

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: December 5, 2017 - 10:36am

Civic or Faith Based Organization Meal Donation

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: December 8, 2017 - 1:48pm

Caregiver Support Network of VNA Community Healthcare Seeks Volunteers

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?

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: May 24, 2018 - 11:11am

Volunteer Opportunities

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.

Created: April 22, 2015 - 5:26pm
-- Updated: September 26, 2019 - 2:34pm
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