Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering
Volunteer service enriches our community. The rewards are many: helping others, sharing your skills, making new friends, expanding your interests, earning community service hours, and having fun. These opportunities are great for corporate teams and groups of all kinds. Below are some of the various opportunities available in New Castle County. Call 302-395-5651 for more information.

Book Buddies
Help home-bound seniors by delivering library materials directly to them. 

Carousel Park
  • Assist with pony rides
  • General barn duties, including help with the care and feeding of horses
Community Recreation Centers
  • General clerical support
  • Greet and give facility tours
County Libraries
  • Become an Internet instructor
  • Mend and shelve books
  • Teens! Assist with the Summer Reading Club
  • Supply other support services
Rockwood Mansion
Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era and become a Rockwood volunteer. There is something special for everyone at Rockwood:
  • Curatorial volunteer
  • Educational programs
  • Garden guide
  • Gardening volunteer
  • Museum tour guide
  • Work in the gift shop
There are also plenty of opportunities for youth volunteers from age 14 and older.

Senior Roll Call Life Line
A program offering daily reassurance for seniors and their families with computerized telephone calls.