United Way Volunteer Connection listings

October 7, 2021

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. Here is a link for Volunteer Connection to learn more about these and other opportunities.

ON THE BOARD – Old School of South Burlington is a nature-based preschool that is looking for a volunteer Treasurer to help complete its Board of Directors. The Treasurer should be familiar with Quickbooks and have basic bookkeeping skills and knowledge of basic accounting principles. Contact Brandon Diaz at (570) 350-6580 or email b.oldschool.vt@gmail.org.

TEEN CENTER – Essex CHIPS is in need of volunteers to provide support to CHIPS staff during Teen Center drop-in hours for middle and high school youth. Tasks may include helping with snacks, organizing activities, sharing a talent, and generally providing a fun and safe environment for youth.  Mondays 3-5:30 p.m. and/or Wednesdays 2:15-5 p.m.  Contact Christina Corodimas as 878-6982, Ext. 101, or email christina@essexchips.org

A DRIVING NEED – Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired has a continuing need for volunteer drivers in the Chittenden County area to drive the blind and visually impaired to medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other errands.  Drivers are reimbursed for mileage for the use of their cars. Flexible scheduling. Background check required. Contact Vicki Vest at 1-800-639-5861, Ext. 243.

CONE DUTY! – Local Motion is looking for volunteers to check the cones along the Burlington Greenway Detour on Battery Street from Maple Street to Main Street and to reposition any tipped or moved cones. Two shifts available from now through November14th.  Contact Jonathon Weber at jonathon@localmotion.org. or text (413) 387-9715. 

ON THE ROAD – St. Joseph Residential Care Home needs a part time volunteer to provide transportation for residents to medical appointments. A clean driving record is a must as is a background check.  Contact Amy Muir at (802) 864-0264 or email amuir@vermontcatholic.org.

GUEST SERVICES – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington is seeking volunteers to provide professional guest services once a week or once every other week. Volunteers respond to guests’ needs to ensure that their stay is pleasant and comfortable. Tasks may include trash removal, dish washing and some laundry. Evenings 5-8 p.m. Contact Julie Richards at (802) 862-4943 or email julie@rmhcvt.org.  

Megan Bridges (she/her/hers)

Community Impact Coordinator

United Way of Northwest Vermont