Community Life

Want to get involved and give back to the community?  There are many ways.
This webpage is a guide to volunteer opportunities found throughout the Town of Ellington community.  Please use the required forms when responding to Town-sponsored volunteer opportunities. 
Candidates interested in volunteering for emergency services (fire or ambulance) must contact the agency directly.  Click here for contact information.

Non-Town Sponsored Volunteer Opportunities: None

Town-Sponsored Volunteer Opportunities
Listed below are the following Town-sponsored volunteer opportunities currently available:  

Project Name: Community Emergency Response Team  (CERT)
Project Description/Duties: Aiding residents in the event of disaster.  Local training provided; occasional meetings to maintain skills and update procedures. More info, click here.
Project Contact Person: John Streiber, or leave a message at 860-870-3766 
Duration of Project: Ongoing

Please use the following forms if you are interested in applying for a Town-sponsored assignment:  

Email: Project Contact Person or
Fax:    860-870-3102   
Mail:   55 Main Street
           PO Box 187
           Ellington, CT 06029
Once your application is received, a staff member will schedule an interview to meet with you and review the requirements of the assignment.  If you need documentation verifying the number of service hours completed, please use the Confirmation of Volunteer Services Hours form.

Board/Commission Vacancies

Click here to view Board/Commission Vacancies.  Meetings are usually held monthly in the evenings.  Use the links to view meeting minutes and meeting schedules.
If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please print and complete a the applicable form below and forward it to the First Selectman's Office:
Fax:   860-870-3102   
Mail:   55 Main Street
         PO Box 187
         Ellington, CT 06029

Statement of Interest Form (click here)
Statement of Interest form/Guideliness for Ad Hoc Committees with Associate Members/
Student Representatives
(click here)

Civic Organizations 
Click here to view a listing of civic and other organizations in the community.  For more information or to inquiry about volunteer opportunities, call the person listed with the organization.