United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings

Week of May 7, 2018

By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist

LEND A HAND. VOLUNTEER – United Way of Northwest Vermont’s mobile-friendly Volunteer Connection connects you to hundreds of local volunteer needs. Search by age, date, county, interests or causes that are important to you. Stay connected to community needs. Go to www.unitedwaynwvt.galaxydigital.com or contact us at volctr@unitedwaynwvt.org or 860-1677.

GREEN THUMBS NEEDED – Burlington Dismas House is seeking volunteers to help fill pots with transplants for its 16th Annual Plan Sale. Tuesday and Friday morning and afternoons shifts through May 22nd. Contact Zoe at 658-0381 or email zoe@dismasofvt.org.

MARATHON – It’s Vermont City Marathon & Relay time again, and RunVermont is looking for corporate groups, non-profit groups, sports teams, students, church groups and families to help make this 30th annual event a great success. Shifts are available throughout May and on race day May 27th. Volunteers receive an official t-shirt and a ticket for Lake Monsters opening day! Contact Chuck Spear at 863-8412 or email volunteer@runvermont.org.

SUMMER CAMP – YMCA Camp Abnaki needs volunteer help to get camp ready for the summer season. Tasks include yard work, cleaning, moving supplies and equipment from storage and light construction. Lunch will be provided. Contact Jon Kuypers at 652-8129 or email jkuypers@gbymca.org.

WALK FOR THOUGHT – Brain Injury Association of Vermont is looking for volunteers to help at the 16th Annual Walk for Thought, Saturday, May 19th, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tasks include picking up donated food/beverage and other donated items, checking in the walker, logging donations, placing signs on the walk route, and more. Contact Jessica Leal at 856-1772 or email support1@biavt.org.

FARMERS’ MARKET – 5 Corners Farmers’ Market is in need of volunteers to help set up and tear down on Market Days. Tasks include setting up the market manager tent and tables, placing signs, helping vendors set up, storing items at the end of the day, and more. Contact Diane Hackenburg at 419-603-0816 or email 5cornersfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

SET THE PRICE – Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity invites volunteers age 16 and over to come into their ReStore any day of the week to help price houseware items. A great group or family activity! Contact Allison DeVoe at 318-7533 or email adevoe@vermonthabitat.org.

SOCIAL MEDIA GURU – Vermont Rail Action Network needs a volunteer to provide a steady diet of new content, images and hashtags for their social media accounts. Training is provided, and volunteers can work on their own time and schedule. Contact Larry Lewack at 598-1577 or email larry@railvermont.org.

A STITCH IN TIME – Lund needs volunteers who like to sew! They need weighted blankets for infants, toddlers and teens with unique sensory needs. Sewing can be done at home or at a weekly gathering at Lund. Contact Julie Richards at 864-7467, Ext. 2028, or email julier@lundvt.org.

KEEPING THE BOOKS – Friends of the South Burlington Public Library is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to oversee the financial management or the organization. Tasks include collecting and depositing money from donations, paying bills, providing petty cash for events, and presenting monthly reports. Contact Katherine McConnell at 846-4140 or email fotsbcl@gmail.com.

Megan Bridges 861-7822 or megan@unitedwaynwvt.org