NORWALK ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY NOW, Inc.
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program

98 South Main Street
Norwalk, CT  06854-3126
Phone (203) 663-7333
Fax (203) 899-2430
 

 
Darien   Greenwich    New Canaan    Norwalk    Stamford    Weston    Westport    Wilton

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Our volunteers have a strong impact in the community.  We match individual interests, skills and experience with productive community opportunities.  We have the application form on-line in a PDF file.  Either download and mail to us or you can fill out the abridged attached form and one of our members will be in contact with you about opportunities.  Please contact us at 203-663-7333.

In the many communities of lower Fairfield County, there are many programs that will match your needs in your home town.  Please scroll down to see more information on our programs.  

Read to pre-school children 
Read once a week in pre-school classrooms to help children develop a love of books and reading.

 

Become a Mentor
Give 1 to 3 hours a week of your time to become a positive influence in a child’s life. 

 

Friendly Visitor
Visit homebound seniors within the community once a week.

 

Teleconference Facilitators
From your own home, lead discussions or lectures on various topics of interest in 30 or 60 minute telephone groups. These services promote social connection, independent living and enrichment for aging adults.

 

Income Tax Preparers
Become an IRS-certified tax preparer to provide free income tax assistance to low income area residents, who need help filling out their tax forms. Free training is provided.

 

Knitting Teams
Knit scarves, hats, mittens or blankets to be distributed to different organizations in the community.

 

Norwalk Reads
Help distribute free books to children at local libraries several Saturdays during the year. 

 

Norwalk Tree Alliance
Assist with education regarding local trees and help with tree management program. Click on logo at right for additional information.

 

RSVP Senior Medical Transportation Assistance Program
provides transportation to medical appointments for seniors in the Westport- Weston Area. Volunteer drivers transport people in need of a ride to their medical appointments. Supplemental insurance is provided to RSVP Volunteer Drivers.

 

This program is a collaborative effort between RSVP and The Westport – Weston Departments of Human Services.

Additional volunteer drivers are needed. Dispatchers are also needed.

 

Red Cross Volunteers needed 
Assist at Blood Distribution sites in your area.

 

Norwalk Veterans’ Transportation Program
Drive Veterans wherever they need to go in and around Norwalk, as little as 2 hours a week, or as often as you like.

 

Tutors and Assistants for various after-school programs
Help is needed at least one hour a week to assist with homework and support life skills education. Bi-linguals volunteers are most needed!

 

Be a Food Pantry Volunteer
Assist in Darien, Norwalk, Stamford or Wilton food pantry.

 

Train to become a LiveWell Program volunteer
Once trained, you will co-lead this 6-week program (once a week) to assist seniors with chronic diseases to manage their conditions.

 


MANY MORE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE! CONTACT RSVP TO DISCUSS WHAT YOU CAN DO: 203-663-7332 OR npratt@neon-norwalk.org.
 

 

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