Please read the STAR update regarding volunteering at STAR during the Coronavirus





STAR provides meaningful opportunities to experience the tremendous satisfaction of serving others as a volunteer. We have a variety of opportunities in the primary towns we serve: Norwalk, Westport, Weston, Wilton, New Canaan and Darien. Individuals and groups can volunteer for a few hours, a day, a season or an event. Customized activities are welcome.


STAR appreciates your gift of time or in-kind service. Your generosity makes a big impact on the lives of your neighbors with disabilities.


Get involved by:


  • Interning and volunteering to gain valuable experience and make a difference.

  • Coordinating with a group to provide a special activity, outing or project for people with disabilities.

  • Using your skills to assist with office tasks such as reception, social media, spreadsheets, research, bookkeeping, graphic design, mailings, public relations or volunteer coordination.

  • Helping with our recreational programs (evenings and weekends) as a chaperone and assistant/buddy for people with disabilities.

  • Leading a class series utilizing your skills or crafts to our clients, e.g. painting, dance, music, puppetry, cooking, yoga, iPad, etc.

  • Helping with a variety of ongoing programs such as, Book Buddies, Sports Buddies, Theater of STARs, Garden Club, Music Club, Mini Golf, Bowling, Seasonal Dances, Game Night, Movie Night.

  • Collaborating with a group to coordinate a team project such as improvements to one of our residential homes or other program facility.

  • Assisting with special events, such as our 5K Run/Walk, Annual Gala, Spring Luncheon, Theater of STARS, or Galaxy of Gourmets.

  • Manning tables at local festivals or outside area businesses to raise awareness and funds. Host a lemonade sale with your kids.

  • Joining our board or a special event committee to provide an in-kind donation of your time, expertise and professional services or trade skills, e.g. carpentry, graphic design, printing, painting, etc.

Click here for Volunteer Form.


To learn more about volunteer opportunities, please contact

Jennifer Thompson at jthompson@starct.org