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Last updated:  October 18, 2016

 
Danbury YMCA

Looking for Volunteers?

Are you a not-for-profit agency in the Greater Danbury Area looking for volunteers to help with the services you provide?  We may be able to connect you with volunteers looking for places where their help is needed and appreciated.  To list your volunteer service opportunity here, please complete the Volunteer Request Form.

Are you a Volunteer looking for places that need your help?

Check out the table below for current opportunities. Please contact the organization directly to arrange for the service, then remember to complete the community service reporting form.

CS Individual Reporting Form

CS Group Reporting Form        
 

Organizations in the Greater Danbury Area looking for volunteers:                                         

Organization and Address Contact Information and Website Volunteer Description
Ives Concert Park Phyllis Cortese
pcortese@ivesconcertpark.com
www.ivesconcertpark.com
Seeking Ives Ambassadors  
Boots and Buddies Therapeutic Riding
90A Huntingtown Road
Newtown, CT 06470


****Special volunteer opportunity on March 25 - 26th from 11am - 2pm both days. Boots and Buddies has a farm cleanup! Volunteers are really needed! Please call: 203-733-6657 or visit their website at volunteer@bootsandbuddies.com
Ryan Murphy
203-312-4327
ryan@bootsandbuddies.com
volunteer@bootsandbuddies.com
Local therapeutic riding program seeking volunteers to help out on the farm or in our office. Need to be in good physical health as this position requires a lot of walking.  Therapeutic riding volunteers will walk alongside the horses and interact with our students. Office volunteers will help with fundraising, marketing and advertising. Help with website and Facebook page management.  
Pathways Danbury Youth Ministries, Inc. (PDYM)
13 Rose Street
Danbury, CT 06810
203-205-0962

S.A.Y. Yes! Afterschool Center


Clara Perkins, Director
Perkins-Clara@jerichopartnership.org
or
Everette Hutchins
ehutchins@pdymct.org
Tutors are needed Mon-Thurs between the hours of 3-5pm. Days and hours are flexible. You choose the day and time that works in your schedule.

Tutors are needed for male and female students in grades 9-12 for the following subjects: math, science, reading, social studies and Spanish.
 
Pathways Danbury Youth Ministries, Inc. (PDYM)
13 Rose Street
Danbury, CT 06810
203-205-0962
Ced Rice
crice@pathwaysacademy.org
or
Mensah Robinson
mrobinson@pathwaysacademy.org
Instructors are needed for computer science (coding class) for male students in grades 6-8 on Mon-Thurs 2-3pm or 3-4pm or on Friday 9-12:30pm.

An Instructor for the computer science club is also needed on Thurs 4-5pm.

These days and times are not flexible!
 
Danbury Youth Services
91 West Street
Danbury, CT
Joseph Dobbins
Program Director
860-375-4376
dys.programdirector@gmail.com
www.danburyyouthservices.org
Mentors and volunteers needed for after school programs to tutor and help with homework. No prior experience. Some positions must clear a background check.  
Ben's Bells Project
32 Stony Hill Road
Bethel, CT 06801
Tricia Guiry
Community Relations Manager
203-501-9999
ct@bensbells.org
Help is needed to make the pieces for Ben's Bells. Beads are made out of clay for the beautiful Ben's Bells wind chimes.  
Danbury Youth Services
91 West Street
Danbury, CT
Joseph Dobbins
Program Director
860-375-4376
www.danburyyouthservices.org
Volunteers needed for after school programs from K - 8th grade. Girls, bike and homework help groups. No prior experience, Must clear a background check.  
Danbury Schools and Business Collaborative
63 Beaver Brook Road
Danbury, CT 06811
Mary Gregory
Director
203-794-0168
gregom@danbury.k12.ct.us
Volunteers needed for 1 hour a week for curating and posting social media content to agency's various platforms. Would be great opportunity for Marketing or Communications student.  
       
EverWonder Children's Museum
31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT 06470
Paul Wegner, Volunteer Coordinator
203-364-4009
volunteers@everwondermuseum.org
www.everwondermuseum.org
Seeking volunteers for Museum Educators and Program Assistants. These volunteers help us on the museum floor and assist with field trips or birthday parties.  
Chocolate For Heroes Maria Hughes, Founder
heroes@chocolateforheroes.com
203-242-0510
Volunteers needed for Friday, Saturdays and/or Sundays to help groom, train and maintain two miniature horses.  
CT Invention Convention (CIC) Christine Lawlor-King, Director of Programs
P.O. Box 230311
Hartford, CT 06123
860-878-1662
christine@ctinventionconvention.org
CIC is hosting a Regional Event at WCSU and needs volunteers to help with the logistics and/or judge our K-8 inventors. This event is on Saturday, April 1st.



Brookfield Craft Center 286 Whisconier Road
Susan Ludwig 203-775-4526
sludwig@brookfieldcraft.org
Volunteer opportunities throughout the year in our studios and gallery.  

If you would like to get on our email list to be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities, please use the Volunteer Sign-up Form.

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