Volunteer once a week, once a month or once in a while. The listings below are a sample of the 300+ volunteer needs from more than 250 agencies found online at www.unitedwaycc.org. More information available at 860-1677, Mon.-Fri. from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
COTS (Committee on Temporary Shelter) is looking for up to five volunteers for a spring cleanup at St. John’s Hall permanent housing site on March 15, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Contact Gillian Taylor at 864-7402 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A SWEET TREAT
Audubon Vermont celebrates the Center’s 50th Anniversary with Sugar on Snow Parties, March 22, 23 and 30. Volunteers will help serve refreshments, keep a fire going, help with parking, etc. and can also stay and participate in the events. Four-hour shifts between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Contact Josie Leavitt at 434-3068 or email@example.com.
Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community along with the DEA and Burlington Police Department will be coordinating National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 26. Volunteers are needed to post informational flyers throughout the City of Burlington. Two-hour shifts, the evenings of April 12, 17 and 23. Contact Daniel Mulligan at 324-3841 (399-1042 cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cathedral Square Corporation is in need of volunteer drivers for several activities: to take seniors in St. Albans to run errands to the bank, grocery store, hair salon, etc., and end with a visit over a cup of tea. Volunteers would use their own car and spend 1-3 hours twice a month. Volunteers are also needed to drive a 14-passenger bus two to four times per month to take seniors grocery shopping, to Flynn events, museums, foliage tours and more. Driver training provided. Drivers must have a Vermont Driver’s License, safe driving record and knowledge of local roads. References and background check required of all volunteers. Contact Beth Alpert at 861-3297 or email@example.com.
MAKE ART WITH KIDS
Art From The Heart offers art-making opportunities to young hospital patients and their families seven mornings a week at Fletcher Allen. Volunteers help kids be kids by making paper airplanes, decorating IV stands, and helping to bring out each patient’s unique personality. Volunteers are being sought to start in April. A minimum commitment of one morning a week for 6 months is requested and training is provided. References and background check required. Contact Rebecca Schwarz at 578-2831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR NEEDED
Ethan Allen Residence needs a volunteer to coordinate the work of on-site volunteers. Help to recruit and oversee the activities of volunteers serving residents. Interview and background check required. Contact Mary Mougey at 658-157, x 201 or email@example.com.