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128 Sedgwick Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: 860-570-6501
Fax: 860-521-7502

Andrew Clapsaddle, Principal 

SMS Volunteer Resource Guide for Students (2017)



Contact Information



Chatfield Assisted Living

1Chatfield Drive

West Hartford, CT 06110

Melody Floyd


Entertain residents on weekends (play instrument, sing, etc.)



Children’s Museum

950 Trout Brook Drive,

West Hartford, CT 06119

Jennifer Parker


Ext. 140 or 380

Assist/Supervise Activities, clean-up

14 and up

Food Share

(Bloomfield and Hartford sites)

Edna Bailey

Volunteer Program Specialist

860-286-9999 ext. 148 or 860-856-4326

Repackage collected food items

Farm Labor (ages 5 and up)


12 and up

Hartford Hospital

80 Seymour Street

Hartford CT, 06106

Volunteer Services


Needed for 5 consecutive weeks (Summer) for minimum of 50 hours


14 and up

Hospital for Special Care

2150 Corbin Avenue

New Britain, CT 06053



Hospital for Special Care

(Satellite Program)

500 Blue Hills Avenue

Hartford, CT

(weekends and afterschool)

Lynn Robinson

Director of Volunteer Services





Patient interaction (playing video games, painting nails, doing arts and crafts,

playing table games, hanging out, watching movies, reading, checking e-mail, etc.)

14 and up

Saint Mary’s Nursing Home

The Mercy Community
2021 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117

Melissa Bogatz

Volunteer Services Coordinator



Assist with Recreational Activities

(Games and Arts & Crafts)

1 to 1 visiting  


14 and up

Jefferson House Long-term Care and Rehabilitation

1 John H. Stewart Drive

Newington, CT

Mary Roche


Assist with paperwork, recreation activities and visits with residents.

For 2015/16 school year only - need a musically inclined student to work with music therapy


South Park Inn

75 Main Street,

Hartford CT 06106



Dick Lusso

860-724-0071 Ext. 312


Prepare and/or serve meals, perform maintenance, such as; painting,

cleaning, organizing storage areas, Landscaping and outside maintenance.

11 and up




West Hartford Police Department:

Cadets Program

103 Raymond Rd.

West Hartford, CT 06107

Police Department


Attend police officer trainings (2x per month; usually Thursday evenings 6:30-8:30 p.m)

13 and older

West Hartford Volunteer Program

50 South Main Street,
West Hartford, CT  06107

Barbara Roberts
Volunteer Services Coordinator

Email: Barbara.Roberts@westhartfordct.gov


Nancy Stockman


(food drive only)

Support services to elderly residents, children and families including

the friendly visitor program, grocery assistance, telephone reassurance, as well as food drives, special projects, and the Hillcrest Area Neighborhood Outreach Center.


Westmoor Park

119 Flagg Road West Hartford, CT 06117

Jane Gottier


Email: Jane.Gottier@westhartfordct.gov

“Plant a Row for the Hungry”

Weeding and Trail Maintenance (great family activity)

All ages


Sedgwick Middle School (SMS) – updated May 17, 2017

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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