United Way Volunteer Connection Listings

Week January 21, 2019

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.

SOCIAL MEDIA GURU – Bayada Hospice is looking for a volunteer to help them launch their social media campaign.  Tasks include assisting with online outreach and promotion, monitoring and posting blogs, engaging in online forums, and performing keyword analysis.  Training provided.  Interview and background check required.  Contact Beverly Hill at 448-1610 or email bhill2@bayada.com.

A DRIVING NEED – Heineberg Community Senior Center needs volunteers to drive participants to and from the Center.  They are also looking for volunteer meal servers to set tables, serve, and help with clean-up.  Contact Beth Hammond at 863-3982 or email hammond@heinebergsc.org.

FLOWER SHOW! – Vermont Flower Show 2019 will be held at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds on March 1-3.  They are seeking volunteers for the Family Activity Room to help run crafts tables based on the theme “Wonder-An Adventure for All Ages.”  4-hour shifts available each day, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. Contact Terry Skorstad at 425-5112 or email waterfrontevents22@gmailcom.

GRANT WRITER NEEDED – Island Arts has need of a grant writer to assist their Board in researching and writing grants.  Flexible scheduling between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Contact Katya Wilcox at 372-8889 or email info@islandarts.org.

MAKE IT SPECIAL – Essex CHIPS invites volunteers to help them complete important special projects related to fund raising, grant research & writing, event planning social media, community engagement, and more.  Flexible scheduling.  Contact David Voegele at 878-6982, Ext. 101, or email david@essexchips.org.

ON THE BOARD – Child Care Resource helps families and providers make child care connections, strengthens early learning programs, and creates innovative solutions for communities.  They are in need of volunteers to serve on their Board to help ensure that children are developing to their full potential and are well-prepared for school and life.  Contact Jane Van Buren at 863-3367 or email jvanburen@childcareresource.org.

BUS MONITORS NEEDED – Parents & Youth for Change and the City of Winooski are seeking volunteers to ensure that Winooski School District students have a safe ride to school every day.  Tasks include waiting with students at bus stops, reminding students of transportation expectations, assisting with a safe ride. 7-8 a.m., Monday-Friday.  Contact Carrie Oliver at 391-6885, email momoliver0714@gmail.com or Christine Kemp Longmore at 281-2498, email christinepycbtv@gmail.com.

MAKE THE DELIVERY – Age Well is looking for volunteers in Burlington, St. Albans and surrounding areas to deliver Meals on Wheels once week or once a month, whatever works best for you. Individuals, organizations and businesses are invited to donate a day to delivering meals and providing that friendly knock on the door that so many look forward to. Contact Erica Marks at 802-662-5249 or email volunteers@agewellvt.org.

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