Fairfield Museum

The Fairfield Museum and History Center is recruiting docents for its museum programs. In October 2013, the Fairfield Museum will open Creating Community, Exploring Four Centuries ofOur Past, a new hands-on exhibition that invites visitors to explore nearly 400 years of the history of Fairfield and Connecticut

Docents will have the unique opportunity to participate in programs and training for this exhibit of original objects, individual stories, and engaging activities that explores how people worked, lived and built a community over time.

For more information contact Christine Jewell Fairfield Museum and History Center 370 Beach Road Fairfield, CT 06824 203-259-1598 www.fairfieldhistory.org

Bridgeport School Volunteer Association

Volunteers are needed to work with elementary and middle school students during the school day.  Most programs take one hour weekly, although volunteers may commit for as little as one-half hour monthly.  For more information call 203-375-1120 or visit www.svabridgeport.org


Mercy Learning Center

The Center provides literacy training for women who need basic education in reading, ESL and math . Volunteers are needed to work in the basic program as one-on-one or small group tutors or in enrichment activities in a classroom setting providing information about budgeting, cooking, health, nutrition, job readiness and more.  For information contact the Center at 203-334-6699 or visit www.mercylearningcenter.org


Bridgeport School Volunteer Association

Volunteers are needed to work with elementary and middle school students during the school day.  Most programs take one hour weekly, although volunteers may commit for as little as one-half hour monthly.  For more information call 203-375-1120 or visit www.svabridgeport.org

Mercy Learning Center
The Center provides literacy training for women who need basic education in reading, ESL and math . Volunteers are needed to work in the basic program as one-on-one or small group tutors or in enrichment activities in a classroom setting providing information about budgeting, cooking, health, nutrition, job readiness and more.  For information contact the Center at 203-334-6699 or visit www.mercylearningcenter.org

  1. The Kennedy Center, a non-profit rehabilitation providing services to persons with disabilities, has volunteer opportunities tailored to fit one’s schedule. Assignments are offered on a short or long-term basis days, evenings or weekends. Opportunities include:
  1. Coaching a child with special needs

  2. Participating in community programs for adults with disabilities

  3. Assisting adults with disabilities in residential

  4. Helping with event projects

  5. Sharing a special skill or talent

For more information, contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 365-8522 ext. 245. Kennedy Center, 2440 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull 365-8522 or 39 Lindeman Drive 332-4535


Caroline House

Caroline House is a non-denominational organization provides education and guidance for women and children. Programs provide instruction in English as a second language, computer skills and life skills such child rearing, nutrition and economics of daily life. Tutoring is also provided for children. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Development Office at 334-0640.