Volunteer & Community Service Programs

Become a VolunteerHamden Youth Services Bureau Volunteers

There is no greater way to shape the future than by investing your time and talents into the community.

Hamden Youth Services Bureau provides a Volunteer and Community Service program that places students and community members who wish to volunteer in the Hamden community. In order to do this, we are looking for assistance from all:

  • Clubs
  • Colleges
  • Individuals
  • Organizations
  • Public Schools- Ages 12 Years and Older
  • Universities

Some of our volunteers are from:

  • The Children's Center of Hamden 
  • The Community
  • Hamden Middle and High School
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Yale University
  • Albertus Magnus

How to Volunteer

If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering that is caring, responsible, reliable, and wants to help the Hamden Community, please have them submit their applications via email. If you have any questions, please contact 203-777-2610, ext. 1120

After receiving your application, HYSB will set up an appointment/interview with you (and a parent/guardian if under 18) to discuss potential placements according to your interests, talents, and available time, as well as what volunteer opportunities are available in the Hamden community.

We are also looking for local businesses/organizations who would be interested in utilizing this service. If you are willing to work with us and offer your facility as a future site where we can place our individuals please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Placement Sites

Some of our placement sites are:

  • Hamden Community Services 
  • Hamden Youth Services
  • Hamden Chamber of Commerce 
  • Mothers Demand Action

Forms & Applications

Background Check & Provide Fingerprint & Medical Information

If you would like to volunteer within our Childcare Programs, Youth Center Department, and Hamden Public Schools, you must submit to a background check and provide fingerprint and medical information.


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