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.
Children & Youth
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.
'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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Children In Placement is a non-profit organization that trains local volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care.