February 23, 2020

Volunteer Opportunities

Choose one of the options below or go to unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com to check out more than 300 other volunteer options from local nonprofits, schools and public partners, or contact United Way at volctr@unitedwaynwvt.org or 860-1677.


The city of Winooski needs youth soccer coaches – if the Olympics inspired you, help coach kids in grades K-5 Saturday mornings Sept. 10 – Oct. 15 from 9-11:30 a.m. (two sessions, divided by ages). A background check is required. Call 655-1392 or email parksvista@winooskivt.org for more information.


Franklin County Home Health will begin Hospice Volunteer training on Sept. 8. Hospice volunteers help provide care to people at the end of life by providing respite for family members and companionship for patients. The 10-hour training is required and begins Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. There is a $45 fee for the training. To register, contact Nancy Dulude at 393-6721 or email info@fchha.org.


Prevent Child Abuse Vermont will hold its Walk to End Child Abuse in Burlington on Sept. 17 and volunteers are needed to help spread the word by putting up posters in the area. Contact Heather Niquette at 229-5724 or email hniquette@pcavt.org.


ReSource needs volunteers to help with family-friendly activities and a recycled art showcase as part of this year’s Art Hop on Sept. 9 and 10. Help set up, clean up, facilitate mini-golf and other games, and interact with visitors. Contact Bridget Johnson at 658-4143 or email volunteer@resourcevt.org.


The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s takes place on Sept. 18 and volunteers are needed to help with set up and clean up, participant check-in, signage, parking and traffic, cheer brigades and other logistical support. Contact Mike Clark at 316-3839 or email mclark@alz.org


Vermont CARES will hold its annual AIDS Walk on Sept. 25 and volunteers can help with organizing and running this event. More information is available on the website at www.vtcares.org or contact Christian Pinillos at 863-2437 or email Christian@vtcares.org.


Shelburne Museum has a place for you. Volunteers at Webby’s Art Studio help children with fun arts and crafts activities on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers who are handy with tools can help with carpentry and preservation projects on the Ticonderoga and the historic 220 Locomotive. Contact Laura Need at 985-0865 or email lneed@shelburnemuseum.org.


Green Mountain Animal Defenders needs volunteers to provide short-term (one to three week) temporary foster care to cats “in transition.” Contact Sharon at 861-3030 or email info@gmad.org.


Good News Garage needs drivers with valid licenses and clean driving records to help move donated vehicles around from auto body shop, car wash, etc. Volunteers must be at least 18. Contact Amy Barcomb at 864-3667 or email abarcomb@ascentria.org.

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