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Whether you are trying to gain work experience or building your resume, Summer is a great time to fit in some volunteer service with a summer internship at one of the non-profits below.


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Wakeman Smilow- Burroughs Summer Camp
Laura Magnotta 203-908-3378
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A great opportunity for a High-schooler 10th grade or above. Must committ to at least one full session. Volunteers will help assist the counselors with daily tasks etc. 

For session times, hours, full descriptions of responsibilites and qualifications click here

Volunteers are mandated to attend the Volunteer Training on Tuesday, June 17th from 4:00-5:45pm at the Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse. 

 


The Kennedy Center
 
The Kennedy Center

Barbara Germak, Volunteer Coordinator
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2440 Reservior Avenue, Trumbull, CT 06611 (See Map)
203.332.4535 ext 270 
 
Age Minimum: 14 years or older
 

Teens* can volunteer at the The Kennedy Center by participating in special services such as the Children's and Senior's Program. The Kennedy Center is grateful for any time you can provide and they do not require a minimum number of hours to volunteer. 


Operation Hope

Operation Hope

Operation Hope
Donna Schmidt, Volunteer Coordinator
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636 Old Post Road, Fairfield CT 06824 (See Map)
203.292.5588
www.OperationHopeCT.org

Age Minimum: 16 years or older*

Teens 16 years or older can help serve lunches or dinners in Operation Hope's Community Kitchen or help stock, sort and serve food and toiletries in the Food Pantry. There are also opportunities to help with the many Operation Hope events (Community Tag Sale, Postal Service Food, Hope for theHolidays etc.) 

*Kids of all ages can volunteer by running food and toiletry drives and preparing meals and baked goods for the Community Kitchen and Food Pantry. To learn more Click Here


Jewish Senior Services

Darlene Miakos, Director of Volunteers
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175 Jefferson Street, Fairfield CT (See Map)
 

Age Minimum: 14 years or older

The Jewish Home offers many wonderful volunteer opportunities for teenagers, adults and families. Opportunities are flexible and include spending time with residents playing cards/games, helping with activities, reading, listening or assisting with administrative tasks. Volunteers can feel good about contributing to the quality of life at the home. 


Caroline House

Christine Paine, Teen Volunteer Coordinator 
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203.605.2728
574 Stillman Avenue, Bridgeport, CT (See Map)
 
Age Minimum: 13 years or older*
 
There are many volunteer opportunities that are perfect for teens at Caroline House. Opportunities include working with preschoolers, summer camp help, after-school tutoring,
and fundraising assistance. 

 

Audubon Society

Connecticut Audubon Society

Connecticut Audubon Society
2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824 (See Map)
 
Development Intern
Connecticut Audubon Society is seeking summer student interns to assist at our state office, in Fairfield.  Reporting directly to the Development and Membership Manager, interns would assist in a variety of development functions, including:
 
  •     Special Events Planning
  •     Data Entry
  •     Prospect Research
  •     Social Media Management
  •     Volunteer Events
 
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The Connecticut Audubon Society in Fairfield has a variety of volunteer needs for adults and teens, including special projects, research, bird banding, animal care, helping with field trips, and office/administrative work.

For more information on The Connecticut Audubon’s administrative needs:
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For Animal care and outdoor projects:
Contact Caitlin Holmberg at 203.259.6305, Ext. 118.
 
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