Volunteer Corner: If your agency wants to be highlighted, email a paragraph describing your organization, location, volunteer needs and contact information to vac@hscct.org.

Family & Children's Agency needs volunteers to facilitate weekly enrichment classes for homeless adults at its drop-in center in South Norwalk. Possible options include: beading; photography; crafts; flower arranging; music; and more. Classes may be held weekdays, except Thursdays, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a weekly or biweekly basis. If interested, contact Kim Kristof, volunteer coordinator, at 203-523-5715.

The Connecticut Hospice is in need of volunteers to provide care and support to patients and their families (weekdays, evenings or weekends) in an administrative capacity or by offering direct care as a friendly visitor, bereavement care, help in the arts or meet transportation needs. For more information, contact director of volunteer services at 1-800-8- HOSPICE, ext. 510.

The American Cancer Society needs Road to Recovery volunteers 18 years or older with a car, good driving record and daytime availability to drive cancer patients to and from medical treatment facilities. For information on these and other volunteer opportunities, call 800-889-3340 (press option 3) or 203-563-0740.

Keep Norwalk Beautiful needs volunteers for their annual city wide clean-up on April 24. After a snowy winter, garbage and debris have accumulated everywhere. Gloves, bags and litter grabbers will be provided. All litter bags will be picked up by City of Norwalk. For more information, contact David at dshockley@norwalkct.org or 203-854-7810, ext. 46782.

Malta House of Good Counsel, 5 Prowitt St., Norwalk, home to homeless, pregnant women and their newborns ,is in need of women to volunteer for babysitting, tutoring or mother-mentoring weekdays between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Call 203-857-0088.

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For more information on VAC, volunteer opportunities or any HSC programs, visit www.hscct.org. At bottom of page click on "Volunteer Now" button. Then click on "Volunteer Corner." There are additional links for youth volunteer opportunities, "Volunteer Match" and "Volunteer Solutions."

VAC is a partnership of The Human Services Council and United Way of Coastal Fairfield County.