United Way of Northwest Vermont – Volunteer Connection Listings
Week February 4, 2019
By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist
FOOD FOR THOUGHT – 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-1677.
COOK ALONG – Cathedral Square has need of a volunteer with kitchen experience to be available once a week to help cut vegetables and assist with cooking. Flexible scheduling. Contact Beth Alpert at 859-8819 or email email@example.com.
DINING WITH LOVE – Dinners with Love is a network of hospice agencies, restaurants and volunteers who provide free meals to hospice patients and their families on Thursday evenings. Bayada Hospice is in need of volunteers to help them get this program started. Volunteers can take turns picking up food at a restaurant and delivering it to a hospice patient. They are also looking for a volunteer coordinator to oversee the program by scheduling volunteers, coordinating with restaurants and communicating with patients and families. Training provided. Interview and background check required. Contact Beverly Hill at 448-1610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PROVIDE A MEAL – ANEW Place is looking for volunteers to provide a meal at our shelter which provides housing, food and support services to homeless individuals in Burlington. To sign up for an evening, check out the dates that we need meals on our Meals Calendar at http://anewplacevt.org/meals/ and schedule online. After you schedule, a member of our team will be in touch with more details.
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 email@example.com.
SUBSTITUTE COOKS NEEDED – Burlington & Winooski Dismas House are seeking volunteer cooks to fill in when there are cancellations among their regular volunteers. Individuals, families, and civic groups can prepare dinner for up to 10 residents, a staff member and the volunteers themselves and bring it to the site or bring groceries and cook in the house kitchen. In Burlington, contact Zoe Bishop at 658-0381or email firstname.lastname@example.org. In Winooski, contact Sue Drollette at 655-0300 or email email@example.com.
GUEST CHEF – Ronald McDonald House Charities invites volunteers to use their cooking and/or baking skills to make cookies, prepare a dessert or plan and prepare a dinner meal for guest families at Ronald McDonald House. Dinner should serve 12-15 people. Volunteers can bring ingredients and work in the well-equipped kitchen at the House. Contact Marcia Stone at 862-4943 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SERVERS NEEDED – Heineberg Community Senior Center is looking for volunteers who play an important role in their congregate meals to set tables, serve, and clean up. Contact Beth Hammond at 863-3982 or email email@example.com.
FOOD SHELF HELP – NorthWest Family Foods needs volunteers for the morning time between 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to weigh and sort donations, stock store shelves and prepare for the food shelf opening each day. Volunteers also need to be able to assist coordinator with pickups from local donors. Contact Toni Auriemma at firstname.lastname@example.org or 527-7392 ext.106.
For more information contact Megan Bridges at 861-7822 or email@example.com