Volunteer Opportunities


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


39 Lindeman DriveTrumbull, CT 06611


The Kennedy Center is one of the largest not-for-profit rehabilitation organization in Connecticut providing services to persons with a wide range of disabilities throughout Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The Center actively responds to the needs of the Community by offering innovative, comprehensive services. Its mission is to empower consumers with diverse abilities, disabilities and experiences toward optimal participation and inclusion in the community.

Founded over 57 years ago, the Center serves more than 2,000 people a day, from infants to seniors. A variety of vocational, residential, educational, therapeutic, social and recreational programs are offered to individuals with a wide range of disabilities and special needs including mental retardation, psychiatric disabilities, autism and acquired brain injury. Our services support the advancement of the field of rehabilitation.

Volunteer involvement is an important component of The Kennedy Center. Our agency was founded through the efforts of loyal, hardworking, dedicated volunteers and continues to thrive largely because of our volunteers' efforts. Along with employment, we offer volunteer opportunities in the following areas:

  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • IPAD Technology
  • Senior Program
  • Art Program
  • Fundraising Committee Members
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Community Experience Volunteer
  • Children's Services Volunteer
  • Art and Music Volunteer
  • Swim Instruction Volunteer
  • Film and Video Volunteer

For more information regarding our volunteer programs please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at (203) 332-4535 (Ext. 270). We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Administrative Support
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Fundraising
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Basic Computer Skills

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • An interest in working with people with disabilities.

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