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By Sue Alenick, United Way Volunteer Columnist
The Color Run Burlington – Saturday, September 28 at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center from needs volunteers from 8:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Positions could include helping out at the start line, handing water out, cheering runners on at the finish line, throwing color, or assisting in the festival area. Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-color-run-volunteer-burlington-2019-registration-64440166272?aff=UnitedWayNWVT
CHANNEL 17 – Archiving Intern – Help build a time machine! They are looking for a volunteer to take old parts and pieces, string them together and turn VHS tapes into preserved nuggets of digitized wonder. A great opportunity for a techie interested in community history. Up to 20 hours a week. Contact Meghan O’Rourke at 862-3966, Ext. 16, or email email@example.com.
TEEN SPACE – Fletcher Free Library is in need of volunteers to engage with teens after school or on Saturdays in the Library’s Teen Space. Volunteers can help teens locate library materials, monitor computer use, and more. Contact Rebecca Goldberg at 865-7216 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIME WITH THE KIDS – Prevent Child Abuse Vermont is seeking a volunteer to supervise and play with children during a 90-minute time period on the first Tuesday of the month while their families meet to share a meal and support at locations in St. Albans and Burlington. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contact Heather Niquette at 229-5724 or email email@example.com.
TREASURER NEEDED – Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity is looking for a treasurer to serve on their Board of Directors. This position oversees the management and reporting of the organization’s finances. Financial literacy and in-depth knowledge of accounting is required as is a willingness to ask questions. 3-4 hours a month commitment. Contact David Mullin at 872-8726 to know more.
SELECTION COMMITTEE – Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity invites volunteers to join their Family Selection Committee. The Committee reviews applications, meets with prospective families, and decides who enters the home ownership program. About 2-3 hours a month. Contact Lillian Colasurdo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUTOR! TUTOR! – Winooski High School has need of a math tutor for a student, Monday and/or Thursday from 9:40-11 a.m. This position will continue through the school year. Contact Stephanie Hackett at 578-5721 or email email@example.com.
GIN OR GO FISH! – Cathedral Square would love to find a grandmother to volunteer to connect with another Colchester grandmother who loves board games and casual conversation. Contact Beth Alpert at 859-8819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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United Way of Northwest Vermont
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