Volunteer Opportunities

This page is dedicated to showcasing various opportunities for volunteer work in the Vermont Tech community.

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Arts Bus, Inc. 

Organization Description

An arts non-profit serving Central Vermont children and families. 

Website 

http://artsbusvt.org/

Positions 

Event Volunteers: Help with setting up events, decorating, serving food, helping children with art projects and cleaning. We also welcome volunteers to bake, provide music, or teach an art technique.

Office Volunteers: Help with preparing mailings and cleaning/organizing the bus. 

Tech Volunteers: Taking photographs at events, creating videos for online content, assistance with website and social media campaigns.   

Hours 

Weekday business hours, three hour afternoon or evening event shifts weekends, and weekday evenings

Location 

Kimball Library
Randolph, VT
05061 

To volunteer, please contact: 

Heather DeLeone
Development Director
developmentdirector@artsbusvt.org
802-274-2908

Central Vermont Adult Basic Education 

Organization Description

Central Vermont Basic Education provides, basic reading, math, writing, and computer skills to adults and teens. Programs also provide individuals with preparation for earning a GED or high school diploma and help with learning English as a second language. 

Website

www.cvabe.org

Positions

Volunteer Teacher, Volunteer Mentor, and Volunteer Reception/office work

Position Descriptions

We need volunteers to teach, mentor, and support students as they work to achieve their various goals.

Hours

Generally M-F 9-5, some evenings too

Location

Six learning center locations in Central Vermont 

To volunteer, please contact: 

Gale Rome
Volunteer Coordinator
grome@cvabe.org
802-476-4588

Central Vermont Council on Aging

Organization Description

Central Vermont Council on Aging is the leading expert and advocate in healthy aging for central Vermonters. We respect the wishes of aging persons to age at home, remain healthy, and stay active and connected to the communities they know and love.

Website 

https://www.cvcoa.org/

Position

Direct Service Volunteers 

Position Description 

Our direct service volunteers provide companionship, transportation, computer assistance, grocery shopping and organizing help, or other services. Ideal volunteers are compassionate towards seniors, open-minded, patient, caring and understanding. 

Hours 

Variable 

To volunteer, please

Contact

Sarah Semler
Volunteer Coordinator
ssemler@cvoa.org
802-476-0151

Visit

http://www.cvcoa.org/volunteering.html

Chandler Music Hall

Organization Description:

Chandler Center for the Arts is located in downtown Randolph and is committed to the community, bringing arts to them and involving them in community events.

Website:

https://www.chandler-arts.org/

Positions 

Night of performance help; various building help; New World Festival; miscellaneous

Position Descriptions

Night of performance help generally involves monitoring the Intermission Bake Sale Table.  Other jobs might include cleaning or maintenance of building, help with particular shows such as mini-mud, mud season variety show, or other events.

Hours

Variable

Location

71 North Main Street
Randolph, VT
05061

To volunteer, please contact:

Marda Donner
volunteer@chandler-arts.org

Joslyn House

Organization Description 

A shared house for the elderly

Website

https://racdc.com/joslyn-house

Positions 

Various

Position Descriptions

Companionship to an elderly person. Help with various kitchen chores.  

Hours

9am-7pm 

Location

16 Maple St. 
Randolph, VT
05060

To volunteer, please contact: 

Becky Wright
Resident Manager
dingwright@yahoo.com
802-728-9343

Randolph Area Food Shelf

Organization Description

The Randolph Area Food Shelf is an all-volunteer organization that has been serving our local communities since 1977. Its mission is to provide food to people in need in the towns of Randolph, Braintree, Brookfield, and East Granville.

Website

http://www.randolphareafoodshelf.org/

Positions 

Various 

Position Descriptions

Must be 18 years or older for most volunteer tasks. Responsibilities vary by position but could include sorting food, stocking shelves, registering and checking out clients, or helping out at special events. Skills related to marketing, graphic design, and data analysis would also be valuable, depending on the position. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel a plus.

Hours

The Food Shelf storefront is open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 3-5 p.m., Tuesday from 1-5 p.m., and Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Volunteers are needed during these shifts. There are also other volunteer opportunities, including special events and other tasks that do not require the Food Shelf to be open.

Location

12 Prince Street, Unit 3,
Randolph, VT 
05060

To volunteer, please visit: 

http://www.randolphareafoodshelf.org/Volunteer.php

Randolph Senior Center

Organization Description

Randolph Senior Center is open four days a week for the public. We package and deliver Meals on Wheels to area residents, serve lunch at the center and encourage adults to come in for different activities. 

Position

Volunteer for Tech Support

Position Description

Helping seniors to use their computers, Kindles, smartphones. Drawing up a plan for a multi-media service. Can be once every two weeks.

Hours

5 hours twice a month 

Location

6 Hale St. 
Randolph, VT 
05060

To volunteer, please contact: 

Emilie Daniel
Executive Director
randolphsc@gmail.com

Safeline

Organization Description

Safeline provides free and confidential services in Orange and northern Windsor Counties for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and stalking.  We have a 24/7 toll free number, and provide emotional support, safety planning, legal and economic advocacy, prevention and education and more.

Website

http://www.orgsites.com/vt/safeline1/

Positions 

Answering Hotline: training provided, flexible shifts, staff back-up always available

Community Outreach: tabling at events, putting up posters & displays)

Building Maintenance: cleaning, yard work, small building repairs

Clerical: copying, collating, mailings, etc.

Fundraising: raffles, staffing events, collecting town appropriation signatures or representing Safeline at Town Meetings 

Board Membership: governing body, legally & financially responsible for the organization 

Call them to brainstorm about your skills & interests and how that may match a need for their organization.

Safeline Volunteer Opportunities

Hours

Variable

To volunteer, please 

Contact: 

Judy Szeg
Educator/Office & Volunteer Coordinator
judy@safelinevt.org
802-685-7900 ext. 307 

Visit:

Safeline Volunteer Application