United Way Volunteer Connection listings

December 1, 2021
GIVE THE GIFT OF TIME. 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.
SKATE PARTY – Military Kids Vermont is planning its annual Military Kids Vermont Skate Party and is looking for volunteers to ensure the event goes off successfully.  Tasks include greeting families, food servers, and more. Join the fun at the Gordon H. Paquette Ice Area at Leddy Park in Burlington, December 4th, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up to volunteer at https://signup.com/go/wHXqaXV
POOL PARTY – Military Kids Vermont is also planning its annual Military Kids Vermont Pool Party at the YMCA in downtown Burlington on January 16th from 2-5 p.m. Help ensure this fun-filled day runs smoothly and safely.  Sing up at https://signup.com/go/gPxFmzC
COMMUNICATE – American Red Cross is seeking digital media volunteers to assist with digital media and writing related projects to support their communications team. Volunteers use their social media skills to help maintain and amplify the Red Cross message and help community members on social media platforms.  They may also be trained to help with tasks such as social car and social monitoring. Daytime shifts. To join the team, sign up at www.redcross.org/volunteers
STUDENT VOLUNTEER SPECIAL! – Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity is looking for student support at its ReStores in Williston and Milton. Tasks include sorting clothing, unloading incoming donations, pricing small home goods, stocking shelves, testing electronics, and keeping the store tidy and organized. Flexible shifts on weekdays and weekends. Contact Kali Wood at 802-318-7533 or email volunteer@vermonthobitat.org
FOOD SHELF – Sheldon Methodist Church Food Shelf has need of volunteers to help direct traffic as clients arrive, hand out service numbers as people arrive, and manage counter service.  Hours of service are: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Thursdays 4-7 p.m.; Fridays 1-4 p.m.; and Saturday Noon-3 p.m.  There is a special need for volunteers on the third Tuesday of the month to help with deliveries from the foodbank.  Contact John Gorton at 802-933-4487 or email jgortonfarm@myfairpoint.net.
CHRISTMAS MEALS – Burlington Dismas House is looking for volunteers to help prepare portions of their Christmas meals at both houses. Volunteers are invited to join residents for the meal. Contact Kimberly Parsons at 658-0381 or Cory Bragg at cory@dismasofvt.org.
Megan Bridges (she/her/hers)
Community Impact Manager
United Way of Northwest Vermont
(802) 861-7822