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Reading Champions

Posted 10/23/2019

Impact a child's life by growing their reading confidence! Unlike other volunteer reading programs, Reading Champions is focused on building students fluency skills for over a decade. Close to 150 specially-trained volunteers tutor support 500 children in all Greenwich elementary schools and 4 after-school programs. Volunteers are recruited over the summer and serve, on a regularly scheduled basis, from Mid-October through May. Training, materials and support are provided. REQUIREMENTS -Background Check -Must be at least 16 -Orientation or Training -Please contact Cecile Meunier, cmeunier@greenwichunitedway.org or call 203.869.2221, for more information

Finance Champions

Posted 10/23/2019

We are expanding the Financial Champions My Money Planning Program, which helps middle school students establish good money habits. The program will take place for ten sessions this fall and eight sessions in the spring at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich (BGCG). Volunteers will work with students in groups or one-on-one and lead them through various games, activities and projects that help build good money practices. Each term culminates with a showcase and money earning project. REQUIREMENTS -Background Check -Orientation or Training -Please contact Cecile Meunier, cmeunier@greenwichunitedway.org or call 203.869.2221, for more information

Greenwich Junior United Way (GJrUW)

Posted 10/23/2019

Created by local teens to enable them to get involved in solving community problems. Led by and for young people under the guidance of adults, teens choose focus areas, develop their own ideas and make a measurable difference. REQUIREMENTS -Must attend a high school in Greenwich -Please contact Amanda Finn, afinn@greenwichunitedway.org or call 203.869.2221, for more information

Greenwich Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Volunteer

Posted 10/23/2019

The Greenwich Department of Health is actively seeking to recruit both medical and non-medical public health volunteers in the community to assist during public health emergencies and related health programs. The Medical Reserve Corps program focuses on registering volunteers to staff mass dispensing clinics (e.g., dispensing antibiotics or vaccines) and to respond to threats ranging from pandemic influenza, bioterrorist attacks to severe storms such as super-storm Sandy. However, the MRC could be activated for a wide range of support services needed in the community, such as health fairs and seasonal influenza clinics. REQUIREMENTS -Orientation or Training

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Greenwich Fire Department

Posted 12/12/2019

The Greenwich Fire Department is actively seeking Volunteer Firefighters and Fire Police, to join the 7 Volunteer Fire Companies/1 Fire Police Patrol with in the Town of Greenwich. Volunteer members of the Greenwich Fire Department work along the Career Firefighters as a team in mitigating emergency fire calls. You will be taught the skills both in house and outside of the department in order to operate safely. The Department will provide the personal protective gear that you will need to get the job done. In March 2020, the Department will be hosting a Firefighter I CT certification course that will end in June. This is a good time to contact the Department to be placed into a volunteer fire company and take the course to become a certified firefighter. To get started, you will need to contact Brian M. Kelly, GFD Volunteer Coordinator, 203-618-8877 or email: bkelly@greenwichct.org

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