Volunteer Opportunities

  • Manchester Area Conference of Churches 
    466 Main Street, Manchester, CT 06040

    Help those in need in your community. Volunteer in your area of interest:

    Kitchen Volunteers
    Kitchen volunteers help the chefs prep, cook, and serve the lunch meal to the 80 - 120 people a day we serve. 

    Some Volunteers help in the kitchen preparing the food, some help with incoming donations, and some help set up the serving line. Must be 16+

    Pantry Volunteers
    Pantry volunteers can help with a variety of tasks depending on our needs. Some volunteers help with sorting and stocking cans, some help with bagging up groceries and some help in the office checking in clients. There are shifts open during pantry session as well as stocking shifts open off pantry hours. 
    Thrift Shop Volunteers
    Thrift shop volunteers clerk/sorter helps with sorting donations, hanging clothes on the racks, helping customers, cleaning and maintaining the store. MINIMUM AGE: 14
    Visit MACC's website at https://macc-ct.org/ to see how easy it is to volunteer!

    Manchester Manor Health Care Center
    385 West Center Street, Manchester, CT 06040

    Volunteer activities include visiting with patients:

    Individual Activities

    • Write a letter
    • Sort & Deliver Mail
    • Read a Story 
    • Manicures (paint nails)

    Group Games/Adaptive Sports

    • BINGO
    • Parachute
    • Bowling
    • Golf
    • Basketball

    Arts & Crafts

    • Flower Arranging
    • Painting
    • Play an instrument
    • Beads

    If you are interested in volunteering contact Lisa Moffett, Director of Recreational Therapy at lisa.moffett@manchestermanorct.com

    Eastside Neighborhood Resource Center
    153 Spruce Street, Manchester, CT 06040

    All the work we do depends upon volunteers like you! Here are some of the things you could help us with:

    Market & Manage our Out-of-School-Time Directory
    Help us promote and maintain our digital directory of local activities and programs

    Neighborhood Clean-ups
    Walk the neighborhood to pick up trash while getting to know your neighbors

    Community Gardens

    • Watering of foundation plantings and demonstration gardens
    • Weeding and edging of accent gardens
    • Maintenance of compost areas
    • Planting and transplanting

    For more information and other volunteer opportunities, please contact the staff at the Office of Neighborhoods and Families at 860-647-3089, email us at onf@manchesterct.gov

Contact Us

  • Beth Hayes 
    District Coordinator of School
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  • If you have any questions, concerns or would like information about receiving credit for volunteer hours please see your school counselor or contact Ms. Gibbons at b11pgibb@mpspride.org.

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