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City of Winooski News Updates

Posted on: November 26, 2019

City of Winooski Volunteers Needed

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The City of Winooski is currently looking for a number of volunteers as we move into the winter months! Our volunteer program supports a variety of needs, programs, and interests. View the listings below for full volunteer descriptions. Interested in becoming a volunteer? Click here to sign up or email our Volunteer Coordinator for more information: volunteer@winooskivt.gov 


Winooski Memorial Library

Community Tutors

The Winooski Memorial Library is looking for Community Tutors to help Winooski students with their homework from 4:30 PM - 6 PM and 6 PM - 7:30 PM for the following dates:


Recreation and Parks

Catamount Ski Cubs Program Volunteer - Limited opportunities available! Under the direction of Winooski Recreation & Parks in partnership with Catamount Trail Association, Catamount Ski Cubs Program volunteers will ensure students' success at cross-country skiing on and off the snow at Bolton Valley Nordic Center. 

There are 3 volunteer tiers for this program:

  • Ski Instructor - Teach beginner and/or advanced cross-country skiing technique. Advanced skiing experience required.
  • Ski Assistant - Ski with students after lessons. Basic skiing experience required.
  • Monitor - Helping students on the bus ride and in the lodge. No ski experience required. Skiing is optional.
  • download the full volunteer description
  • apply online

Chill Snowboard Program Mentor - Limited opportunities available! Under the direction of Recreation & Parks in partnership with Chill, Chill Snowboard Program Mentors ensure students success at learning to snowboard at Bolton Mountain. Mentors will monitor youth on the bus, help youth get geared up for lessons, and snowboard with youth on the mountain.

Youth Basketball Assistant Coach - Under the direction of Recreation and Parks, Youth Basketball Assistant Coaches create a positive learning environment where children learn sportsmanship, fundamental skills, teamwork, and responsibility. This Saturday morning skill-development program is for children in grades K-6 and emphasizes having fun while being active and learning the basics of basketball. The assistant coach’s job is to help facilitate a program that allows for youth to grow and develop skills safely. An assistant coach will engage directly with youth, while being a dependable resource for our head coaches.


Senior Programs

Meals on Wheels Delivery Driver - Under the direction of the Winooski Senior Center, Meals on Wheels Delivery volunteers help to combat hunger and to provide a lifeline and companionship for under-resourced community members who might otherwise be isolated. Meals on Wheels are delivered every weekday, Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM  - 11 AM. 

Morning Support Volunteer - Under the direction of the Winooski Senior Center, Morning Support Volunteers will be the first friendly face that people see as they walk in. Morning Support will greet seniors, encourage senior engagement, answer the phones, and assist with our nutrition programs.

Nutrition Support Volunteer - Under the direction of the Winooski Senior Center, Nutrition Support Volunteers perform tasks in the Kitchen to support our nutrition program. This could include basic food prep, chopping of vegetables, serving food, using the dishwasher, cleaning tables, and more. Hours: Tuesday 10-1.


Community Justice Center

Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) Volunteer - Under the direction of the Winooski Community Justice Center, COSA Volunteers serve as a source of support and accountability for someone transitioning into the community after a period of incarceration (the core member). Volunteers with COSA meet once a week with two to three other volunteers and the core member. They walk with a core member as they transition from prison to community, and work through all of the changes and challenges that come with that transition.

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