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

Volunteer Jobs Listing

Thursday, January 3, 2013

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. …

Volunteer Spotlight: Newport Woman Honored With Volunteerism Award

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Newport — As organizers of the area’s large book sales know, sorting materials for these literary blowouts is quite a process. That’s where volunteers come in. The Richards Free Library’s annual book festival won’t happen until August, but …

VA Seeks AmeriCorps Volunteers

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hartford — The VA Medical Center in White River Junction is accepting applications for one full-time and three part-time volunteer positions, as part of Strength to Serve, an AmeriCorps program of the nonprofit Partners in Care Foundation. Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. The medical center is in …

Potluck Fundraiser Will Help Couple Who Lost Home in Fire

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Weathersfield — A fundraiser is in the works for a Weathersfield couple whose home was destroyed in a fire earlier this month. Alicia Jenks and Glenn Selwitz lost almost everything when their old farmhouse on the corner of South Mountain Road and Route 131 burned down, organizers said. …

Fuel Assistance Program Available For Eligible Granite State Residents

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lebanon — A local fuel assistance program is accepting applications from income-eligible residents of several area New Hampshire towns. Residents of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Hanover, Lebanon, Lyme, Orange and Orford, including those who have electric heat or heat included in their rent, are eligible for the program. …

Volunteer Spotlight: Cover Helps Button Up Homes

Sunday, January 11, 2015

By Liz Sauchelli Valley News Staff Writer White River Junction — As the wind whips up this winter, weatherization is on the mind of Rob Schultz, executive director at Cover Home Repair. “The way the demand works, is …

Hartland Resident Takes the Helm at Vital Communities

Sunday, January 11, 2015

White River Junction — Tom Roberts, of Hartland, has been appointed executive director of Vital Communities. Roberts has more than a decade of successful leadership experience in Upper Valley nonprofits, the White River Junction-based nonprofit said in a …

Gift Bags Go Out To Meals On Wheels Recipients

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — Meals on Wheels recipients in western Grafton County received a special treat along with their regular deliveries this holiday season. Gift bags went out to more than 250 people who receive meals through Orford Area Senior Services and the Horse Meadow, Upper Valley and Mascoma Area …

Psychologist, Fire Chief Join Second Growth Board

Sunday, January 4, 2015

White River Junction — Two new members have been appointed to the board of Second Growth. The White River Junction-based nonprofit provides treatment and support services for adolescents and young adults with substance abuse issues, and offers leadership training for high school athletes. Dr. Steven C. Atkins is …

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 …