See below for a list of local volunteer opportunities.

Organization Description
Abilis Abilis (ABLE-ISS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides services and supports for over 700 individuals with special needs and their families from birth through the life span. Abilis has been a leader in serving the special needs community in lower Fairfield County for 69 years and has a long-standing reputation for high quality care.
Adopt-a-Dog Adopt-A-Dog is a limited admission animal shelter whose mission is to save, socialize and secure loving homes for unwanted or abandoned dogs. Adopt-A-Dog accomplishes this goal by providing the highest standard of care for dogs in need with a particular focus on ensuring that all aspects of their overall health and well-being are addressed.
Albanian Youth Center A non-profit organization founded to facilitate and preserve the Albanian heritage to Albanian-American youth. Some of their programs include: Albanian language lessons, history, traditional folk dance, vocal coaching, sports and tutoring. They empower children through active involvement with one another and through exposure in different professional fields.
American Red Cross The largest humanitarian organization in the world, the American Red Cross offers many opportunities for kids to help others. Students 17 years old and younger can apply to join a Red Cross Club, where they can volunteer at blood drives, fundraising campaigns and emergency preparedness fairs. As students gain experience, they’re encouraged to take on leadership positions at their Red Cross Club and asked to organize local events.
Arch Street, The Greenwich Teen Center For almost three decades, Arch Street continues to serve the teens of Greenwich, CT by providing a safe, welcoming environment for them to connect with peers and engage in positive social interactions through its programs – all within a trusted, drug and alcohol-free space.
At Home Care in Darien, Inc. Rake leaves (or shovel snow) for seniors who aren’t able to do it for themselves.
At Home in Greenwich, Inc Nonprofit assisting older people to remain comfortably in their homes.
Audubon of Greenwich Their mission is to create environmental awareness and maintain a thriving and healthy habitat for birds and other wildlife. By becoming a volunteer, you also become a part of the solution to create a better, more sustainable world. Opportunities are available for volunteers 14 years of age or older. If you are under 14 years old, you can still volunteer as long as an adult accompanies and works with you. Please reach out if you are interested in an internship for school credit, or would like to discuss a special project, other opportunities, or volunteer questions.
Backyard Sports Backyard Sports is a unique, community team sports program based in Westchester County, New York. Their programs, for boys and girls in Pre K through high school, focus on developing and sharpening athletic skills and winning strategies.
Ballet des Ameriques Ballet des Amériques is a not-for-profit organization operating both a pre-professional ballet conservatory and a professional dance company.
Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens Enjoying the great outdoors while volunteering is just one of the many benefits of giving your time to the Bartlett. When you volunteer at the Bartlett, you will be supporting one of Stamford’s most important natural resources. Your support will help preserve the Arboretum for coming generations who will learn to respect and appreciate their natural environment. Looking for volunteers to provide coverage during daytime hours at their educational center and front desk. Tasks include answering the phone, taking messages, answering emails, office duties, greeting the public, providing directions, and other hospitality duties required. We know volunteers are an integral part of the Bartlett Arboretum.
Books4Everyone Books4Everyone.org is a matchmaking service between people who have gently used books, and those who need them. They have distributed over 200,000 books to schools, senior centers and community organizations in Fairfield County since January 2015.
Boys and Girls Club Greenwich To prepare young people, through enrichment opportunities and supportive relationships, to be responsible, caring and productive community members. If interested in volunteering fill out a volunteer application. Students can volunteer to be homework aides, athletic aides and craft instructors. Interested volunteers can also help with score keeping and/or coaching.
Boys and Girls Club Ridgefield All sorts of volunteer opportunities for students who want to work with children.
Breast Cancer Alliance The mission of the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted by breast cancer through better prevention, early detection, treatment and cure. To promote these goals, BCA invests in innovative research, breast surgery fellowships, regional education, dignified support and screening for the underserved. Are you looking for a meaningful way to spend your valuable time? You can explore how BCA can enhance your life by allowing you to help others. BCA’s success is largely due to its vibrant, committed volunteers. There are opportunities to suit every talent and time constraint.
Bruce Museum The Bruce Museum has been voted the best museum in Fairfield County by area media in recent years, a recognition of its growing popularity and efforts to consistently address new subjects of remarkable beauty or great interest with new insights, The Bruce plays an integral role in the cultural life of area residents and attracts approximately 70,000 visitors annually, reaching out to families, seniors, students, and community organizations. Youth volunteers can get involved as museum ambassadors, arts and crafts assistants, or office assistants. They can also serve on the Youth Committee and assist with digital media by helping film and edit events and exhibition projects.
Building One Community Located in Stamford, Building One Community is looking for babysitters to help at the center during ESL classes. They want to expose young children to English language and kindergarten readiness skills through organized reading and play activities. Additionally, there are opportunities for older teens to teach English as a second language.
Carver Center Carver is the largest and longest-running community center in the village of Port Chester, with educational and recreational programs for families and individuals of all ages. Carver has grown tremendously since its inception, now serving hundreds of people daily. All activities and services offered by Carver fall under one of four major program areas: Children’s programs, Teen Programs, Community and Family Services, and Fitness/Aquatics. Carver’s building features a full court gymnasium, a 25-yard heated indoor pool, a dance studio, fitness & aerobic center, boxing ring, classrooms, a full kitchen, and other multi-use spaces.
Childcare Learning Centers (CLC) Not-for-profit early childhood education and care programs located in Stamford. Complete Early Childhood Education For All Families, Including Health, Nutrition & Family Support Services For Children Six Weeks To Five Years Old. Volunteers have always made a meaningful difference at CLC.
Christ Church Nursery School A preschool with various opportunities for community service. Christ Church also provides a list of volunteer opportunties https://christchurchgreenwich.org/outreach/
Community Centers, Inc. Community Centers, Inc. (“CCI”) of Greenwich is a social service agency dedicated to building skills. CCI relies on the participation of people from the Greenwich community to aid and support its mission. Please contact us if you’d like to be part of our project.
Day Camps @ the J (Stamford JCC) The Stamford JCC is a cultural, educational and recreational center, offering exceptional programs, classes and special events designed to enrich the mind, body and spirit. We are driven by the Jewish values of welcoming guests, kindness, respect, and communal responsibility, and we warmly welcome people of all ages, faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds. JCC runs a summer camp run at the local JCC – providing a fun environment for kids throughout the summer.
Domus Founded in 1972, Domus offers support for at-risk youth in the form of educational, residential and community programs, as well as a Work and Learn training program that assists with the transition from high school to paid employment or college. Domus offers students a variety of volunteer opportunities, such as helping with the meal program, community beautification, or even making handmade cards to celebrate kids’ success in the program.
Fairgate Farm The Farm provides volunteer and educational opportunities to individuals, schools, companies, and community organizations to connect residents with their local food system, promote environmental stewardship, and build community cohesion.
Family Centers Family Centers is looking for enthusiastic adults or college/ high school students to facilitate recreational, social and educational activities. If you have a special talent or interest and you are willing to share it with others, this could be the perfect volunteer opportunity! Activities can meet weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or even just once, depending on the volunteer’s availability and the nature of the activity. Day of the week and times are flexible. These opportunities exist in Stamford with our partners, Charter Oak Communities and in Greenwich with the Housing Authority.
Filling in the Blanks Located in New Canaan, this youth service program strongly promotes independence, responsibility, and self-confidence. If you are interested in volunteering you can register online. Please note that youth can start volunteering independently at 14 years of age or older. They have many youth volunteer opportunities available after school, on the weekend, during school breaks and summer months. Students are needed to help pack up and deliver food to children and families in the area. Times are flexible.
Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County The Food Bank welcomes volunteers to host food drives at their schools, houses of worship, civic organizations, and places of business. At the warehouse store, volunteer duties include inspecting, sorting and shelving food, as well as assisting shoppers. Volunteer groups have also painted the warehouse store’s walls and floors. Furthermore, many schools and clubs visit the warehouse store and, while on site, are given a tour and a lecture, and they view videos on The Food Bank’s operations and hunger in America. Quick and easy way to get engaged in service. You can go and sort food there anytime they are open.
Foundation of Hope Foundation of Hope is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collaborate with charitable organizations to raise local awareness of social issues, ecological justice, disaster relief, medical assistance and humanitarian aid with particular attention to children and education. The Foundation of Hope is dedicated to campaigning for families in our communities.
Friends of Greenwich Point Their mission is to act as an advocate for Greenwich Point. Committed to responsible stewardship and public education to preserve and enhance Greenwich Point’s diverse natural environments and beauty; to safe and appropriate recreation; and to the maintenance of its facilities. The Friends of Greenwich Point initiates and carries out projects related to the organization’s mission, complementing the efforts and resources of the town.
GEMS High School Explorer Program-Greenwich EMS Explorer Post GEMS, a single, unified ambulance system, utilizing both paid and volunteering staff, serves the community. We are proud to note that GEMS is currently used as a model for several systems up grading their EMS services.
Generation Impact Generation Impact’s mission is to introduce the next generation to the need in Fairfield County, foster the spirit of philanthropy, and empower girls to work together to make an impact in our community.
Girls Incorporated of Fairfield County Girls Inc. provides nationally researched, gender-specific and age-appropriate programs that offer girls informal education and opportunities to build healthy relationships with peers and caring adults. Girls Inc equips girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated, empowered and independent adults.
Grassroots Tennis and Education Located in Norwalk, Grassroots is in need of older students who can provide homework help and tutoring services to students on a consistent basis. Students need help in all areas of study including: Math, English, Science, History, and Foreign Languages. The students are in grades K to 12. Tutoring takes place from 3:30-5:30, Monday through Friday. Tutors can commit as little as 1 hour per week or as much as 10 hours per week. They do ask for consistent week-to-week scheduling for this opportunity.
Greenwich Alliance for Education A local education foundation supporting students in the Greenwich Public Schools. Looking for volunteers for Turkey Trot, Trivia Challenge, AVID Middle School Tutors, Mentoring and Career Advising, Marketing and fundraising.
Greenwich Art Society The Greenwich Art Society’s mission is to enhance their legacy of personalized visual arts education, outstanding art exhibitions, and children’s community outreach.
Greenwich Botanical Center Greenwich Botanical Center, located on the grounds of the Montgomery Pinetum, is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to developing interest and involvement in horticulture, nature and the arts through educational programs, outreach, and special events. It was founded in 1957, by Greenwich citizens whose vision was to provide horticulture education for the community.
Greenwich Chamber of Commerce The Chamber is dedicated to advocating, promoting, connecting and educating local businesses toward the ultimate goal of business growth and sustainability. It serves all business sizes from small to large, including non-profits, utilities and the service sectors. Its Shop Local/Buy Local theme is targeted specifically toward the retail sector. The organization hosts over thirty programs and events a year designed for networking and connecting businesses. The Chamber serves as a communication conduit between Town Hall, the business community and town residents.
Greenwich Community Gardens Greenwich Community Gardens is a 501c3 non-profit organization that creates organic community gardening opportunities and supports a sustainable food culture. They promote community building, garden education, environmental health, and wellness. There are three community gardens in Greenwich, CT: Armstrong Court Community Garden, Bible Street Community Garden, and the Culinary Wellness Garden at Nathaniel Witherell. Gardners can log hours for community service.
Greenwich Council Boy Scouts of America and Camp Seton Since 1912, camping and outdoor activities have been the cornerstone of the Greenwich Council Scouting program. Nothing stirs the imagination or interest of our young youth like spending time in the great outdoors. Come see why Camp Seton has offered the best summer adventure for over 50 years! Paid jobs are also available for youth 16 and older at Camp Seton in the summer.
Greenwich Green and Clean Kids can make a difference in the environment with Greenwich Green and Clean, an organization that sponsors projects for community beautification and recycling programs. Kids between the ages of 10 and 14 can take part in the town clean-up days, plant shrubs and flowers, hang baskets in Central Greenwich, and remove invasive vines and graffiti.
Greenwich Historical Society Greenwich Historical Society’s mission is to preserve and interpret Greenwich history to strengthen the community’s connection to our past, to each other and to our future. It collects and chronicles the vibrant history of Greenwich, a beautiful and historically pivotal New York City suburb and Gateway to New England that was founded in 1640. Current seeing volunteers to join the Green Team – a group that assists with the planting and maintenance of the Bush-Holley Historic Site’s flower and vegetable gardens.
Greenwich Hospital Junior Volunteer Program Greenwich Hospital junior volunteer program is available to students between the ages of 15 and 18 during the summers. Registration takes place in the winter and space is limited.
Greenwich Land Trust Greenwich Land Trust conserves open space, connects our community with the natural world, and inspires the next generation of conservationists. The Land Trust permanently protects and cares for more than 848 acres of woodlands, marshlands, orchards, and meadows throughout Greenwich, preserving the ecological integrity, historic character, and scenic beauty of our community.
Greenwich Public Library High school students grades 9 – 12 who live in or attend schools in Greenwich are eligible to earn community service hours volunteering at the Library.
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra brings cultural enrichment, education and inspirational entertainment to the community through world class professional presentations of the finest symphonic music.
Greenwich Town Party The mission of the Greenwich Town Party is to create an annual celebration for the people of Greenwich to come together and participate in a day of music, food, fun, family, and friendship to experience the strength of community. The event is run by volunteers, and primarily supported by charitable donations and sponsorships.
Greenwich Youth Football League A non-profit youth football organization whose aim is to instill good character and value into the youth of Greenwich, Connecticut through the skills and life lessons taught by football.
Greenwich Youth Lacrosse Greenwich Youth Lacrosse is the founding lacrosse program in the town of Greenwich, CT and is the only non-profit lacrosse organization in Greenwich serving Kindergarten through 8th grade boys and girls since 1972.
H.O.P.E. Rhythmic Gymnastics H.O.P.E. – Humanitarian Organization for Physical Education (RG)- non-profit organization in the State of Connecticut whose mission is to nurture young girls and help them blossom into strong, graceful women with a positive self-image through the beauty and discipline of Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Habitat for Humanity A nonprofit organization that builds communities and improves lives by eliminating substandard housing and creating affordable homeownership possibilities by partnering with families in Fairfield County.
India Cultural Center India Cultural Center is a non-profit organization that celebrates the arts and culture of India. Its mission is to foster inclusion by educating and engaging the community in Indian culture. Programs are targeted toward both the Indian American diaspora and the community at large.
Inspirica One of the largest organizations offering programs for the homeless, Inspirica provides shelters and transitional housing and helps people in need obtain permanent housing. Students can volunteer to babysit, help with homework, and engage with students in fun activities and Game Nights.
Jay Heritage Center Volunteer to become an ambassador for the park! Train to become a tour guide, bring your scout group or help from time to time with special events or projects.
Jewish Family Services of Greenwich “Supermarketing for Seniors” Can you spare 2 hours a week to make a huge difference in the life of a home-bound Greenwich senior citizen? Our clients can’t get to the supermarket and have no friends or family nearby to help. Your shopping assistance makes it possible for them to stay in their homes and preserve independence. As a volunteer shopper, your responsibilities are both easy and fulfilling; stop by your client’s home to get their shopping list and payment method for the groceries; go to the store to buy the needed food; help put it away when you return; perhaps stay for a cup of tea and conversation. Change your life for good, become a volunteer today.
Junior League of Greenwich The Junior League of Greenwich is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
Kids Helping Kids, CT The mission of Kids Helping Kids (KHK) is to develop leadership skills through youth-led service projects. Why? Because there is nothing like it. KHK gives students a voice, the tools, the belief in themselves, and a path to take their power and positively impact others! All projects are created, planned, and led by youth. They provide meaningful and enriching experiences, foster personal connections, help our youth develop critical 21st-century skills, and fill a need for kids throughout the community.

Volunteers are elementary through high school students who are looking for opportunities to make an impact in their community. Kids can sign up to participate in any project based on their availability or choose to spark a project based on their own interests. This unique model provides an opportunity for kids to become actively engaged in their community while developing critical skills, finding their voice as leaders, and making service a part of their lives. Kids Helping Kids is sustained by our eternal enthusiasm to help all young people find their unique ability to make a difference in the world.

Kids in Crisis Kids in Crisis provides free, round-the-clock help for Fairfield County, Connecticut children, teens and parents dealing with abuse, neglect, family conflict and more. The Kids in Crisis Youth Corps is a group of high school volunteers from throughout Fairfield County, who are dedicated to furthering the Agency’s mission. Youth Corps members plan activities for our youngest residents (newborn – age 13); volunteer for special events; organize fundraisers, clothing, food and toy drives; raise awareness about Kids in Crisis, and much more!
KidsPlace at the Stamford JCC The Mission: Founded on and guided by Jewish heritage, culture and traditions, the Stamford JCC provides a welcoming, inclusive and nurturing community for all people to help enrich their lives.
Let’s Get Ready Let’s Get Ready provides free SAT prep, admissions counseling, and post-enrollment mentoring to students from low-income backgrounds and who are first-generation-to-college. The peer-driven program is administered by highly trained and highly effective college students who mentor younger students to and through college.
Make a Wish Connecticut Make a Wish Connecticut creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Volunteers have the freedom to choose when and how they would like to transform lives in their communities. Internships are also available: wish.org/ct/internships
Meals On Wheels of Greenwich Meals-on-Wheels provides meals to seniors, disabled and home-bound individuals in Greenwich who require home-delivered meals. Volunteers deliver the nutritious meals, a friendly visits and safety checks that enable the people in our community to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. To volunteer, all it takes is one or two hours, one day a week!
My STEM Help My STEM Help is an online, educational platform organized by high school students. The team of trained volunteers offers high-quality, interactive after-school academic support on a variety of STEM-related topics to grades K-12. Volunteering with My STEM Help is an opportunity for high-school and college students to gain valuable teaching skills and leadership experience while helping other students in the community. The flexibility in office hours allows their volunteers to maintain a comfortable balance between volunteering and other commitments. While no prior teaching experience is required, it is nevertheless important that the volunteers can effectively communicate a concept or idea to students of any age.
Nathaniel Witherell The Nathaniel Witherell is a short-term rehab and skilled nursing center.
National Helicopter Museum Located in Stratford, volunteer tour guides can help visitors learn about helicopters or work in the small gift shop for souvenir sales. The Museum is open from Memorial Day in May until the end of October.
Neighbor to Neighbor Today, Neighbor to Neighbor offers three food programs and a clothing program. A free weekly supplement of three days’ worth of food for each member of a family is available to eligible Greenwich residents. One-time emergency food is available to residents of Stamford and Port Chester. A weekly Summer Supplement is available to eligible Greenwich students to bridge the gap left by the lack of free or reduced-price meals during the summer months. Clothing, linens and small household items are available by appointment in our Clothing Room to eligible residents of Greenwich, Stamford and Port Chester.
Network of Care Online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in health and mental health services.
New Canaan YMCA Special Needs buddy program: Students are needed to be buddies for special needs children and teens in their afterschool and weekend programs. Classes include Yoga, Youth Fitness, Music, Swimming, Karate, Arts, Theater, Zumba and open gym.
New Covenant Center Kids looking to help community members in need can volunteer at the New Covenant Center in Stamford, CT. The New Covenant Center provides a food pantry, hot meals, medical services, life coaching and personal hygiene assistance. Volunteers can help serve lunch or dinner, work in the food pantry, or organize a food drive. Children as young as seven may work alongside an adult. Families are welcome!
Off-Beat Players We are a non-profit inclusive musical theatre company located in Greenwich, CT for young adults with and without disabilities.
OGRCC Old Greenwich-Riverside Community Center, Inc. OGRCC provides a wide variety of social, educational and athletic programs.
Pacific House Pacific House is committed to providing a safe overnight shelter for men and young adults who are homeless. Paired with a wide range of support services to assist both men and women (via their day program only), Pacific House helps people achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency so that they might lead more fulfilling lives. Whether you want to work on your own, or with a team, take the leap and create a fundraiser for Pacific House!
Palace Theater Palace Theatre at 61 Atlantic Street in Stamford is looking for volunteers to usher, take tickets and work the concession stand.
Pathways Day Programs in support of mentally handicapped adults.
Pegasus Located in Brewster NY, Volunteers are needed to work with special needs children and horses.
Person to Person Person to Person (P2P) is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing individuals and families with essential resources to help them overcome daily challenges and put them on a path toward economic stability.
Pet Rescue Pet Rescue is a 501(c)(3) non-profit animal rescue organization founded in 1982 by volunteer workers. It is their mission to save homeless, abandoned, or neglected dogs and cats and find them caring responsible homes. They have their own facility in Harrison, NY with an onsite clinic for our animals, a kennel for some of their dogs and a dedicated space for adult cats (“Kitty Cottage”).
Project Kesher Project Kesher’s mission is to build Jewish community and advance civil society by developing and empowering women leaders.
RAMP Improve the well-being of impoverished children and families in Martin County, KY through community outreach and hunger relief programs with the ultimate goal of empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty.
REACH Prep REACH Prep helps motivated and talented Black and Latinx students from underserved communities in Fairfield and Westchester counties and the Bronx gain admission to and thrive in rigorous independent schools. Upon placement, students benefit from a 12-year educational continuum, including comprehensive academic enrichment, leadership training and supplementary individual and family guidance, which prepares them to succeed at and graduate from competitive colleges. REACH Prep’s model of access to high-quality education along with sustained, comprehensive and long-term support achieves college success rates that defy trends and national statistics.
Ready to Empower Ready to Empower provides developing nonprofit organizations with the necessary tools to equip women with the mental health wellness, job training and education needed to reach their goals and empower themselves.
Rising Artists Mentorship Program RAMP is a non-profit organization founded by high schooler Alexa Nakanishi in CT. Alexa is an active musician in her community, having played the violin for over 12 years. She started the Rising Artists Mentorship Program as a way to support young kids in art programs. As a musician herself, she recognizes the importance that music has played in her life, but knows that not all kids have same the opportunity to dive deeper into the arts. By connecting high school volunteers to younger students, not only would young kids be able to learn about all different forms of art for free, but high schoolers would also be able to become role models, and gain skills of being a mentor.
River House Adult Day Center River House Adult Day Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The volunteers primarily assist the Therapeutic Recreation team with activities such as arts and crafts, games, and exercise, to name a few. Singers, musicians, and choirs are encouraged to come to perform for clients.
Rummage Room The Rummage Room is operated by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Greenwich and housed at 191 Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich. They sell donated goods and proceeds are then given to local, national and international benevolent organizations.
SoundWaters SoundWaters is a nonprofit organization that protects Long Island Sound through education. Youth programs offered by SoundWaters include marine career training, summer water camps, a science educational program for young girls, and an after-school science and sailing program for middle schoolers.
Special Olympics Greenwich The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual or physical challenges. Our goal is to provide opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Volunteers serve as partners, coaches and counselors to the athletes. By sharing in the athletic training, they are inspired by witnessing the courage and fortitude our athletes exhibit. Activities: March-June Swimming, July-September Golf, September–November Gym Night, November-March Figure and Speed Skating. The program is in need of volunteers and younger athletes.

Stamford Emergency Medical Services Stamford EMS provides paramedic transport services for the city of Stamford, CT. They also provide contracted paramedic response to the town of Darien. Volunteering at SEMS is an exciting way to gain experience if you are considering a career in EMS or healthcare in general. Volunteers play an important role in providing high-volume ambulance coverage and special event staffing and are expected to uphold the same guidelines, policies, and procedures as paid staff.
Stamford Museum and Nature Center Farm Volunteer Different events as well as opportunities to be a farm volunteer.
Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America funds cancer research, clinical trials and patient programs by hosting charity swims.
The Fearless Angel Project The Fearless Angel Project provides biomedical & therapeutic scholarships to economically challenged families raising a child on the autism spectrum.
The Greenwich Arts Council The mission of the Greenwich Arts Council to promote the visual, performing, and literary arts in our community by encouraging artists and building audiences.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society At the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), volunteers are the lifeblood of their mission. A Volunteers in Action account connect volunteers with everything they need to make an impact. Volunteers are able to search for opportunities in their zip code, stay in touch with staff and fellow volunteers, and access their fundraising page, local event calendars, resources, LLS news and more.
The Lustgarten Foundation As the largest private funder of pancreatic cancer research, The Lustgarten Foundation is relentlessly focused on improving patient outcomes and is making progress every day. Thanks to separate funding to support administrative expenses, 100 percent of every donation goes directly to research.
The Undies Project Inc. The mission of The Undies Project is to collect, purchase and provide new underwear to men, women and children in need to improve their lives.
The Youth Passion Project (YPP) The Youth Passion Project is a student-run organization where high schoolers teach free online classes to elementary and middle schoolers.YPP’s Fairfield Chapter is seeking Class Instructors to teach unique content as well as global team leaders.
Town of Greenwich Commission on Aging The mission of the Commission on Aging is to improve the quality of life for older Greenwich residents through planning, coordination, advocacy, education and Senior Center programming. The Commission could use help with the delivery of the meals.
Town of Greenwich Community Programs The ultimate goal of the Community Partnership Program is to encourage local human service providers to collaborate in establishing a cost-effective network of quality services to Town residents.
Town of Greenwich, Greenwich Fire Departments Volunteer Firefighter, Volunteer Fire Police, and Explorers
Town of Greenwich Medical Reserve Corps The Greenwich Department of Health is proud to sponsor the Medical Reserve Corps Unit. They are a public health-focused unit whose primary roles are to assist in local public health initiatives, promote and enhance emergency preparedness among residents and businesses, and to respond to public health and other town emergencies.

MRC volunteers assist in the establishment and operation of Points of Dispensing (PODs) for mass dispensing / vaccination, may assist in the operation of community shelters during emergencies, and work with public health officials to spread significant health and preparedness messages within the community. The MRC would support any emergency functions for Greenwich based upon need and the skills our members are able to provide.

Town of Greenwich Parks and Recreation The mission of the Parks and Recreation is to pursue and promote a standard of excellence in the development of comprehensive park systems and quality facilities which encourage diverse recreational opportunities and the preservation of natural resources.
Town of Greenwich Police Explorer Program/Cadet Program/Youth Citizens Police Academy Youth Citizen’s Police Academy
Transportation Assoc. of Greenwich (TAG) TAG employees and volunteers help deliver food to over 600 families in partnership with Neighbor to Neighbor.
United Way The Greenwich United Way is dedicated to every member of the local community having the opportunity to be healthy, educated and self-sufficient. The Greenwich United Way identifies unmet local health, educational and self-sufficiency needs, raises awareness and support, and works collaboratively with community partners to initiate solutions and implement programs that have a lasting and positive impact.

Additional list of volunteer organizations in Fairfield County: https://greenwichunitedway.org/org_category/volunteer-opportunities/

United Way Reading Champions Impact a child’s life by growing their reading confidence! Unlike other volunteer reading programs, Reading Champions is focused on building students’ fluency skills for over a decade. Close to 150 specially-trained volunteers tutor and support 500 children in all Greenwich elementary schools and 4 after-school programs. Volunteers are recruited over the summer and serve, on a regularly scheduled basis, from Mid-October through May. Training, materials and support are provided. REQUIREMENTS: Background Check & must be at least 16.
Vitas Healthcare VITAS® Healthcare, a pioneer in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care.The name, derived from the Latin word for “lives,” symbolizes the VITAS mission: to preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live.
Volunteer Match Searchable database of service opportunities. A great resource for all ages.
Volunteer Square Searchable database of service opportunities. A great resource for all ages.
Waste Free Greenwich Waste Free Greenwich is a community resource promoting the 6Rs – refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, repair and rot – at home in Greenwich. The mission is to share relevant information and news to build awareness and educate residents toward a waste-free community.
Waveny Cares Volunteer to be a friendly person who spends some time with their wonderful residents playing cards, games, doing a jigsaw or crossword puzzle or other fun activity after dinner from 6:30 to 8:00pm.
Wernicke’s Foundation of America WFA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to educating all levels of healthcare workers and family members about the dangers and treatment of Wernicke’s, which is often under diagnosed and under-reported.
Woman’s Club of Greenwich The WCG was founded in 1910 to bring together women to promote civic, philanthropic and educational activities and exert a helpful influence in the community.
Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) The mission is to support economic prosperity for women and strengthen communities through entrepreneurial and financial education services that create and grow sustainable jobs and businesses across Connecticut.
Woodcock Nature Center Located in Wilton, the Woodcock Nature Center is looking for reliable, responsible, long-term volunteers to help with the care of their non-releasable animals. Animal Care Volunteers need to be reliable in their commitment. Their presence is crucial in making sure the animals receive proper care.
YMCA Greenwich For students wishing to fulfill class or internship requirements, the Y has volunteer opportunities and welcomes your participation. If you would like to become a Y volunteer, please see the role descriptions listed below, let them know your interests and fill out a volunteer application or email [email protected]
YWCA Greenwich Volunteer assistant teachers are needed for their after-school program. Activities include arts and crafts, recreation games, cooking, and homework supervision. This opportunity would be working with a group of children ages 5 to 12.

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