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

Elderhouse, a non-profit organization serving the elderly in the greater Norwalk area, needs volunteers to work with seniors in their scheduled activities including card games, knitting, exercise programs. Musicians, singers, dancers, school children, pets, artists, chefs, craft makers and community groups are welcome to perform and share their talents. Volunteers are needed to help design, plan and assist in fundraising events.

Call 203-847-1998 or visit http://elderhouseadc.com for more information.

Family & Children's Agency needs volunteers to facilitate weekly enrichment classes for homeless adults at our drop-in Center in South Norwalk. Possible options include: beading, photography, crafts, flower arranging, music, etc. 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 offering direct care as a friendly visitor, bereavement care, help in the arts or meet transportation needs.

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For more information, please contact the 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 1-800-889-3340 (press option 3) or 203-563-0740.

For more information on VAC, volunteer opportunities or any HSC programs, visit www.hscct.org. At bottom of page click on "Volunteer Now," 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.