Volunteer Opportunities

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Your time can make a big difference in our community.

If you are interested and able to volunteer, please contact each organization directly to learn about their specific needs and opportunities to help.


All volunteers should exercise appropriate precautions given their individual circumstances and follow the guidance of public health officials on how to stay safe. If you would like more information, you can visit the CDC website.

Available Opportunities

Across Greater New Haven, community gardens are an essential resource for neighborhoods located in food deserts, or for community members who are struggling to make ends meet. Sign up to support community agriculture!

Dates available:

  • Friday May 20th, 3PM - 6PM
  • Saturday May 21st, 9AM - 12PM
  • Thursday, May 26th, 9AM - 11PM
  • Thursday, July 7th, 9AM - 11AM
  • Thursday, July 21st, 9AM - 11AM
  • Thursday, August 4th, 9AM - 11AM
  • Thursday, August 18th, 9AM - 11AM
  • Thursday, September 1st, 9AM - 11AM

Gather home supplies for local families leaving homeless shelters.

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Deliver groceries to our most vulnerable neighbors through Pantry to Pantry.

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Volunteers are needed for Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven. LVGNH provides free literacy tutoring to adult students, both for native English speakers and people learning English as a second language.

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Sign up to deliver food to seniors in need!

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Dennis Velasquez

Volunteer Coordinator | Email

Does your community organization have a volunteer need? Are you an individual looking for a specific volunteer opportunity? Do you want to learn more about an opportunity listed above? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Dennis Velasquez.