Choices For Success, located at Grace Baptist Church in Norwalk, needs volunteers (preferably academic mentors) Monday through Thursday for two hours per week.
Contact Robyn Hudson, program manager, at 203-505-3164 (please leave message) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Achievement of Southwest of Connecticut, a chapter of the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential hands-on programs, needs volunteers to teach its programs to local students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
Teaching experience isn't necessary, just a desire to help students prepare for their futures.
Volunteers go to the school to meet with the students once a week for 45 minutes, for five to eight weeks, depending on the grade level.
JA will train volunteers and provide the necessary materials to conduct activity-based lessons. For more information, call 203-854-1700.
Person to Person provides emergency assistance to families in New Canaan, Darien and Stamford.
The organization need volunteers for its emergency food pantry, community clothing center, van rrivers and reception center.
Training for all areas is provided and hours are flexible. Volunteer opportunities are available for regular weekly shifts, or for one-day projects or events such as the food drive from 1 to 4 p.m. on May 14.
FSW Literacy Volunteers needs volunteers to help mentor their students as well as tutor. For more information, contact volunteer coordinator at 203-853-7437. For more information, visit www.fswinc.org/volunteer.php.
Christian Community Action, Norwalk, is in need of volunteers to help daily stocking donations on shelves and food distribution from its food pantry in South Norwalk from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday to Friday and the second Saturday of each month. The organization also has an ongoing need for furniture movers to pick up used furniture from donors and deliver it to the CCA storage room or directly to clients. This can be a one-time volunteer opportunity or ongoing. They also need a receptionist to greet and direct clients and to assist with some administrative duties. To volunteer, call CCA at 203-939-1649 or email email@example.com.
For more information on the Voluntary Action Center of Coastal Fairfield County, a partnership of Human Services Council and United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, visit www.givetimenow.org or contact Sara at 203-339-6310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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