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Volunteer Opportunities

Boards and Commissions
Agency / Role
The Permanent School Planning and Building Committee administer the design, plan, schedule, finance, alteration, improvement and addition to the school facilities.
The goal of the Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) is to efficiently collect, transport, and treat the incoming wastewater protecting the natural resources of the town.
Cable TV Advisory Committee is the town representative to local cable television providers.
The purpose of the Commission is to conduct research into business and industrial conditions in Our Town and seek to coordinate the activities of unofficial bodies organized for such purposes
Eastern Regional Mental Health Board is an advisory board established to ensure that citizens from every town in Connecticut will be actively involved in determining and monitoring the kind of mental health services that will be provided by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
The Inland-Wetland Commission manages permitting of development affecting designated wetland areas, streams and watercourses.
The mission of the Conservation Commission is to inventory and conserve local natural/historical resources and open spaces. Additionally it serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Selectmen and other municipal agencies.
Ad Hoc School Building Committee / Member
The Town of North Stonington is looking for volunteers for the Ad Hoc School Building Committee. The Committee will work with the Boards of Education, Finance, and Selectmen to formulate a school modernization and renovation building project for the Wheeler School System to present to residents and taxpayers. Interested parties should contact the Selectmen's office at 860-535-2877 ext. 10 or
Non-Elected or Appointed
Agency / Role
During large disasters the town may need to utilize a shelter. We utilize either a local shelter or regional shelter depending on resources. Shelter managers administer the shelter and manage resources. They are required to attend a half day Red Cross certification class.
During large disasters the town distributes food, water and supplies. We need volunteers to distribute the resources.
The Conservation Commission has been developing a system of trails on town owned open space land. Light trail clearing of fallen storm debris, some saw work and clipping back of existing trails is needed. You won't find a more pleasant environment to volunteer your time and learn some of the beautiful back trails in town. A couple hours to more frequent time is welcomed.
Community Organizations
Agency / Role
Firefighters are rescuers extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten property and civilian or natural populations and to rescue people from dangerous situations, such as collapsed or burning buildings.
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday 8AM - 4PM (except holidays)
Old Town Hall 40 Main Street, North Stonington, CT 06359

Phone: (860) 535-2877 Fax: (860) 535-4554.