United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

 United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings
Week December 17, 2018

By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist

GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME! – 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.

RESOLUTION RUN & WALK – RunVermont needs volunteers for a couple of hours on December 31st to help out at this event. Volunteers can help out on the course keeping runners safe, with parking, inside with the food area and packet pick-up. Most shifts are 2-3 hours and the event runs from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Sign up to volunteer at https://runsignup.com/resolutionrunandwalk/volunteer.

DONATIONS PROCESSING – Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity ReStore is in need of volunteer help to unload incoming donations, clean, test, sort and/or price items, and do some research, if needed. Flexible scheduling through 6 p.m. on weekdays and 5 p.m. on weekends. Regular volunteers earn 20% off ReStore items! Contact Allison DeVoe at 318-7533 or email adevoe@vetrmonthabitat.org.

TECH BUDDIES NEEDED – City of Winooski is seeking volunteer Tech Buddies to help seniors navigate technology through hands-on teaching. Contact Olivia Miller at 655-6410, Ext. 12, or email volunteer@winooskivt.org.

SHARE THE GIFT OF MUSIC – Ethan Allen Residence is searching for volunteers to share their musical talents with their elder residents. Singing groups, pianists, guitarists….you don’t have to be a professional! Just come and share your musical gifts with a very appreciative audience. Contact Cameron Segal at 1-843-408-7114 or email csegal@livingwellgroup.org.

IT’S STORY TIME! – Fletcher Free Library invites volunteers to bring stories, music and educational fun to home child cares in Burlington through its Early Literacy Outreach Program and help improve kindergarten readiness. Contact Rebecca Goldberg at 865-7216 or email rgoldberg@burlingtonvt.gov.

AFTER SCHOOL OFFICE HELP NEEDED – Franklin Northwest Supervisory Union is looking for a volunteer to assist the Site Coordinator at Swanton and Sheldon schools with attendance tracking, snack documentation, front desk coverage, and more. Since school doors are locked after school, the position also includes monitoring the door, buzzing in staff and parents picking up students. Monday-Thursday, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Holly Fortune at 868-4967, Ext. 21, or email hfortune@fnwsu.org.

DAYTIME SUPPORT – Brain Injury Association of Vermont has need of a volunteer to co-facilitate their Burlington Daytime Area Support Group. The Group meets on the last Friday of the month, from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Department of Labor on Pearl Street in Burlington. No experience is needed, just a willingness to listen and be supportive of survivors and their families. Retirees, students and brain injury survivors are encouraged to apply! For information, email support1@biavt.org.

FRONT OFFICE – Milton Family Community Center is in need of front office volunteer held to greet guests, answer phones, print & copy documents, compile Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, and more. Contact Kelly Hughes at 893-1457 or email khughes@miltonfamilycenter.org.

Megan Bridges, 861-7822 or megan@unitedwaynwvt.org