February 23, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities

ˇChoose one of the options below or go to www.unitedwaycc.org/volunteer to check out more than 300 other volunteer options from local nonprofits, schools and public partners, or call United Way at 860-1677.


Vermont CARES is planning for its Sept. 27 AIDS Walk and looking for volunteers to help on the day of the event. Four-hour shifts between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Contact Christian Pinillos at 863-2437 or email Christian@vtcares.org.


The Shelburne Museum’s garden and landscaping team needs extra hands to help clear the museum grounds of a bumper crop of apples. Great outdoor work for groups and families in a beautiful setting. Contact Laura Need at 985-3346, Ext. 3305 or email lneed@shelburnemuseum.org.


American Cancer Society will be distributing Making Strides posters and information to businesses, schools and organizations in many communities during the week of Oct. 12. Volunteers are being sought to pick up and deliver supplies and donated goods. Volunteers will also prepare and serve refreshments on Oct. 19 at Dorset Park. Contact Kristina Hermanson at 872-6302 or email Kristina.hermanson@cancer.org


Lyric Theatre Company is in need of behind-the-scenes volunteers for the company’s two annual productions at the Flynn Theatre. Work is going on now for the November production of “White Christmas.” Needs include costumers, set builders and painters, props, lighting, make-up, hair and more. No experience needed, training is provided. Contact Marcus Certa at 654-1484 or email office@lyrictheatrevt.org.


The Shelburne Museum needs volunteers to help the education staff in Webby’s Art Studio Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the winter. The studio specializes in art activities for all ages, inspired by museum exhibitions. Volunteer once a month or once a week. Contact Laura Need at 985-3346, Ext. 3305 or email lneed@shelburnemuseum.org.


The Nature Conservancy of Vermont needs volunteers to help manage invasive plants at the LaPlatte River Marsh Natural Area in Shelburne (Sept. 29, Oct. 8, and Nov. 3, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) and Williams Woods in Charlotte (Oct. 1 and Oct. 18). Volunteers should be willing to get dirty. Contact the volunteer coordinator at 229-4425, ext. 111 or email volunteervt@tnc.org.


Heineberg Senior and Community Center is looking for a savvy, computer literate person (should know Excel, Word, Publisher) to assist the director in researching new programs, day trips, etc. Flexible weekday scheduling. Contact Pam Slattery at 863-3982 or email pam@heinebergseniorcenter.org.

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