Volunteers

Teddy Willey operates the lift at Storrs Hill Ski Area. Courtesy photograph

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Send requests for volunteers by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Volunteer Jobs, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call 603-727-3221. The complete Volunteer Jobs list can be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com. Click on “Life & Times” and then “Volunteers.” □ ACTS Honduras in the …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Send information about support groups by email to esauchelli@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information about this list, call 603-727-3221. The complete list of support groups can be found on the Valley News website: www.vnews.com. Click on “Life & …

List: Upper Valley Food Shelves

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Please help us keep this list up to date. To have information about your organization’s food shelf, soup kitchen or other similar program included in this list, or to update an existing entry, send details by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by regular mail to Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. …

Volunteer Spotlight: Volunteers Needed for Upper Valley Haven After-School Program

Sunday, December 21, 2014

By Liz Sauchelli Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction — For Sophia Chamberlain, it’s all about the kids. “A lot of the kids … you never really know what they’re going through. Any behavioral issues or challenges …

David’s House Names Director, Board Members

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Lebanon — David’s House has chosen a longtime staff member as its executive director. Also, several new members were appointed to the board of the recently expanded nonprofit. David’s House provides a home-away-from-home and support for families with …

SEVCA Seeks Personal Care Items

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hartford — This holiday season, Southeastern Vermont Community Action is collecting personal care items for families in need. “A lot of people think about donating food at this time, but it turns out that one of the biggest …

Three Members Elected to Hanover Conservancy Board

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover Conservancy has elected Ann Malenka, Jay Pierson and Mary Sloat, all of Hanover, to its 13-member board of directors. Malenka, director of administration and special projects in advancement administration at Dartmouth, has “deep experience in alumni relations, fundraising and special events planning,” the conservancy …

Jim Kenyon: Special Delivery

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

On the Sunday before Christmas, dozens of needy families and elderly folks living alone in five Upper Valley towns will hear a knock on their door. The people knocking — quite likely strangers — will be delivering bags of groceries that include fresh vegetables, cheddar cheese, cranberry sauce, …

Drivers Needed for Blind

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Volunteers drivers are needed to help blind and visually impaired Vermonters get where they need to go. The need is especially urgent in and around the White River Junction and Woodstock areas, the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired said in a recent news release. Volunteers …

Child Advocacy Group Seeks Volunteers From Valley, Sunapee Regions

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Hanover — A New Hampshire nonprofit is looking for Upper Valley volunteers to advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in the state’s courts. Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire which recruits, trains and supervises volunteers, has a significant need for volunteers in the Upper Valley …

Connecticut Valley Hospice Seeks Volunteers for Sullivan County

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Claremont — Connecticut Valley Home Care & Hospice, part of Valley Regional Healthcare, is looking for volunteers to help serve patients and families in Sullivan County. “Medicare mandates that 5 percent of the care provided by hospice agencies …

Volunteer Spotlight: Game Night at Spark

Sunday, November 16, 2014

A recent casino night at Spark, a community center for people with special needs in Lebanon, featured card and dice games and was organized by Dartmouth College students from the Tucker Foundation’s Spark Club. Students from Chi Heorot …

WISE Gets $50,000 Gift To Start Fund

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Lebanon — WISE has established a new Board Designated Endowment Fund using an initial gift of $50,000 to seed the fund from an anonymous donor. Peggy O’Neil, WISE’s executive director, said the fund strengthens the agency’s ability to fully respond to the needs of Upper Valley survivors of …