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Volunteer Connection Listings
Week of April 22, 2019
By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist
COTS WALK 2019 – Committee on Temporary Shelter is holding its annual 3-mile trek around downtown Burlington on May 5th so people can visit their shelters to see our their pledges are put to use. Volunteers are needed for crossing guards, data entry, counters, face painters and more. To sign up to volunteer, visit
SPRING CLEAN-UP – Common Ground Center and Camp Common Ground are in need of volunteers to help with spring clean-up. Spend a day outside on their beautiful site and help pick up sticks, rake paths, get gardens ready for planting, and more. April 26th through May 10th, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Contact Emily Gibbs at 453-2592 or email.
7th ANNUAL DAY IN THE DIRT – Vermont Community Garden Network invites you to join hundreds of volunteers in lending a hand to prepare community gardens throughout Vermont. Volunteers spread compost, build beds, repair fences, and do other chores to help get gardens ready for spring at schools, housing facilities, libraries, childcare centers and more. Scheduling through April 27, between 9 a.m. and Noon. For information, contact