Items tagged with Volunteers

Volunteer Gathering

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Join us for an overview of volunteer opportunities at the newly transformed Westport Library. Learn about all the capabilities and resources the Library offers — and how you can be an important part of it. You can sign up, too. 
Refreshments served.

RSVPs appreciated by April 30th to: JBangser [at] WestportLibrary [dot] org.
(if you cannot make the meeting, but are interested, please let me know.)

Program Room
Seminars & Workshops

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Are you a student who wants to volunteer during the summer, but don’t know where to begin? Whether you're looking for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, the Volunteer Expo is a great place to start. Meet representatives from organizations around town and learn how you can get involved and make a difference. Guide to volunteer opportunities

Note location: Toquet Hall Teen Center, 58 Post Road East

Toquet Hall Teen Center
Teen

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Are you a student looking to volunteer during the school year, but don’t know where to start? Whether you're looking to volunteer for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, the Volunteer Expo is a great place to start. Meet representatives from organizations around town and learn how you can get involved and make a difference.
Guide to volunteer opportunities.

Participating organizations include Toquet Hall, Family & Children’s Agency, Circle of Friends, Builders Beyond Borders, Wakeman Town Farm (with chickens!), Volunteer Square, Westport Historical Society and more.

Location: Toquet Hall, 58 Post Road East

Toquet Hall Teen Center
Teen

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

Please see full event listing for date.

Are you a student looking to volunteer over the summer, but don’t know where to start?  Whether you're looking to volunteer for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, the Volunteer Expo is a great place to start. Meet representatives from organizations around town and learn how you can get involved and make a difference.

Note location: Toquet Hall Teen Center, 58 Post Road East

Organizations involved include:

Westport Center for Senior Activities

Family & Children’s Agency

Volunteer Square

Builders Beyond Borders

Wakeman Town Farm

Toquet Hall Teen Center

Circle of Friends

Homes with Hope

Friends of Sherwood Island

The Maritime Aquarium

Person-to-Person

Toquet Hall Teen Center
Teen
Grade6, Grade7, Grade8, Grade9

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Are you a student looking to volunteer but don’t know where to start? Whether you're looking to volunteer for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, make connections and learn how you can get involved. Meet representatives from organizations around town.

Organizations attending include Circle of Friends, Senior Center' Homes with Hope, Westport Green Task Force, Volunteer Square' Friends of Sherwood Island State Park, Maritime Aquarium, Family & Children’s Agency' Builders Beyond Borders, Person-to-Person, Westport League of Women Voters, First Night and Wakeman Town Farm

Organizations sending materials include CT Pride Center & Westport Historical Society.

The Great Hall
Teen

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Are you a student looking to volunteer over the summer, but don’t know where to start? Come and meet representatives from organizations around town. Whether you're looking to volunteer for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, make connections and learn how you can get involved. 

Organizations represented include: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, Westport Historical Society, Toquet Hall Teen Center, Volunteer Square, Friends of Sherwood Island State Park, Family & Children's Agency, Wakeman Town Farm, Person-to-Person, Builders Beyond Borders, League of Women Voters of Westport, Westport Senior Center, Homes with Hope, Inc., and Circle of Friends.  

If your nonprofit would like to be represented, please fill out this form. 

The Great Hall
Teen

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Meet representatives from organizations around town and find out how to earn volunteer hours. Whether you're looking to volunteer for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, make connections and learn how you can get involved. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

If you are unable to make it and would like us to pass along your information to the community organizations of your choice, please fill out this form.

The Great Hall
Teen

Volunteer Vacations

May 15, 2015
Sheryl Kayne

Sheryl Kayne, author of Immersion Travel USA: The Best & Most Meaningful Volunteering, Living & Learning Excursions, shared tips and trips on volunteer vacations in the US on May 15, 2015. 

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Volunteer Vacations

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sheryl kaneSheryl Kayne, author of Immersion Travel USA: The Best & Most Meaningful Volunteering, Living & Learning Excursions, shares tips and trips on volunteer vacations in the US. Volunteer vacations offer opportunities to “do something good” while also experiencing new places and challenges in locales you might not otherwise visit. 

Immersion Travel USA- The Best & Most Meaningful Volunteering, Living & Learning ExcursionsKayne travels extensively and works and volunteers where she visits. Her book won The Society of American Travel Writers Foundation’s Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award for Best Travel Guidebook. She was the writer-in-residence at the Everglades National Park, a writing fellow at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation and has appeared on NPR, CNN, CBN, ABC Weekend Evening News, Lifetime Television Network, MTV and others.
 

Seminars & Workshops

Tips for Nonprofit Success

Posted by on Monday, Sep 19, 2011 - 3:12 PM

The Library is pleased to provide the Foundation Center's powerful grant-seeking online service, Foundation Directory Online Professional.  Nonprofit staff, volunteers and Board members often use this database on the Library computers to identify funding sources. 

Another way in which the Library supports the area nonprofit community is with the Grants and Nonprofits Center, a collection of books on all aspects of nonprofit issues.

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