Girls grow thanks to these dedicated adults

When Ursula Olender “aged out” as a Girl Scout, she knew she wasn’t done.

Counseling Service needs new board members

The Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC), Addison County’s designated mental health and developmental services agency, seeks four community members to join its volunteer board.

Get involved with nature: Search for butterflies

Vermonters now have another excuse to get outside on sunny days: to join a statewide survey of the most angelic insects — butterflies.

High schoolers who volunteer can get a scholarship

United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, especially our youth.

Children in the legal system need an adult to help out

When the Department for Children and Families seeks to take a child into their custody, Vermont law requires the court to appoint a Guardian ad Litem, or GAL. GALs are volunteer, court-appointed special advocates who protect a child’s best interests in ju … (read more)

Volunteer to Green Up Vermont on May 6

Want to go for a walk on May 6 and help make Vermont an even more beautiful place?

Bristol Rescue Squad needs more volunteers

Officials from the Bristol Rescue Squad are reaching out to the community to assure them that the organization is looking for volunteers to help provide a vital service to Bristol and the 5-Town area.

Volunteer drivers get folks where they need to go

Dial-A-Ride depends on volunteer drivers to pick up passengers and give them life-changing access to medical appointments, food shopping and other necessities.

Bristol skatepark needs volunteers

Volunteers have been working hard to update the skatepark at the Bristol Hub Teen Center, next to the Bristol recreation fields.

Volunteers help keep our watersheds clean

Clambering the stream banks in rubber boots on a spring morning. Leaning forward to fill a sample vial with cold river water. Working with a team to carefully note down details.

People who care about literacy get books to children

One local organization that is run entirely by volunteers is Addison County Readers, the local chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Blood draws are backed by many volunteers

As part of National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, the American Red Cross Vermont Chapter honors the work of its volunteers who give their time to help people in need.

UWAC offers student volunteer scholarships

United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth.

Festival on-the-Green needs new volunteers for 2022

After hosting a scaled-back event last August, the officers, directors and volunteers of the Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green are hopeful that the week-long, family-friendly, community-supported music series can return in its full pre-Covid glory t … (read more)

United Way: Teens can volunteer, too

Let’s be real, high school students are constantly caught under a tsunami of grade maintenance, AP tests, working part-time, extracurriculars, and so much more.