Volunteers

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

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Friday, September 11, 2015

Please help us keep this list up to date. 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 & …

List: Ongoing Support Groups

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Please help us keep this list up to date. Send information about support groups by email to Volunteers@vnews.com, or by mail to Support Groups, c/o Valley News, P.O. Box 877, White River Junction, Vt. 05001. For more information, call 603-727-3221. The complete list of support groups can be found on the Valley News …

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. …

Mentoring Program For Grafton Inmates Seeking Volunteers

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Haverhill — A program designed to help inmates at Grafton County Jail make better choices is looking for volunteer mentors. A free training is set for Oct. 2 from 6-9 p.m. in North Haverhill. An intensive five-week course, Crossroads and Decisions is based on the belief that convicted …

Cleanup Targets the Black River

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — A refrigerator door, a road sign, 48 tires and enough household garbage to fill 65 trash bags were among the items volunteers dragged from the banks and bed of the Black River last weekend. The …

Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity Names New Director

Sunday, September 20, 2015

White River Junction — Heather S.J. Steliga has been named the new director for Upper Valley Habitat for Humanity. Steliga, a writer, has previously worked at the Asia Society and Museum in New York City and the Miami Art Museum, according to a news release from the nonprofit …

W. Lebanon Woman Honored for Volunteer Work

Sunday, September 13, 2015

West Lebanon — Sally McFarlin, of West Lebanon, was recently honored for her volunteer work with United Valley Interfaith Project, which works to create systemic change on issues ranging from senior rights to economic justice. McFarlin, 78, received …

Lending a Hand

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Lisa Vandiver picks cherry tomatoes Friday at Cedar Circle Farm in East Thetford. Vandiver, who works for Hypertherm, and other volunteers were gleaning vegetables for Willing Hands’ food distribution as part of United Way’s Day of Caring. Annually …

Volunteer Spotlight: Park Could Use Some Help

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Please help us keep this list up to date. 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 …

Educational Surrogate Parent Training Set in West Lebanon

Sunday, September 6, 2015

West Lebanon — Volunteers are needed to help with the special education process for local students with special needs. A free training is set for Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kilton Library. “The Educational Surrogate Parent Program is looking for caring individuals who are …

Stepping Stones

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Bruce Streeter, of Orford, guided his Belgian draft horses Mike, left, and Bert up Gile Mountain, where a team of volunteers waited to unload the large stones that soon will be steps in eroded spots of the trail …

Randolph-Area Kids Program Serves 2,756 Summer Meals

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Randolph — A summer program for needy kids provided 2,756 meals this summer, an increase of almost 1,000 over last year. Organized by the Randolph Area Food Shelf, the program works to prevent kids from being hungry and to ease the burden of increased food costs for families …

Primary Needs Its Foot Soldiers

Monday, August 24, 2015

Concord — Each Saturday morning, 78-year-old Gary Patton goes door to door to talk to his neighbors about Hillary Clinton. He starts with a friendly introduction to make sure people know he’s a local — not some out-of-towner who doesn’t understand New Hampshire. His wife, Lenore, runs an …