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Jobs for Teens

  • Kennel Worker in Veterinary Hospital - We have an opening for a part-time kennel worker in our veterinary hospital. Hours are during the weekend 2-3 hours Sat and/or Sun morning and 1-2 hours Sat and/or Sun evening. Duties include cleaning cages, walking dogs, helping veterinarians with treatments on occasion. You must be at least 16 years old. Contact Joanne Paige at The Middlebury Animal Hospital, 139 Washington Street Ext, Middlebury, VT 05753. For more information, call 388-2691.

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Start a Red Cross Club - Do you want to help your community? Do you want to receive free training and meet new people? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Start a Red Cross Club at your high school! Your club can be trained in disaster response, teaching youth classes and being an effective leader. You plan your club's focus, and the American Red Cross will work with you to train you and make your goals happen. Your club will have a great deal of independence, but you will have the support of the Red Cross in the form of seminars, volunteer events and trainings throughout the year. Call the Northern Vermont Chapter at 800-660-9130 to find out more!
  • Volunteer Opportunities with CVAA (Champlain Valley Agency on Aging) Neighbor to Neighbor Program in Addison County - We recruit volunteers to support adults with disabilities and elders with daily tasks, companionship and misc. needs. Please contact Judy Doria @ [email protected] or call 388-2997 if interested in helping out.
    • New Haven Senior - needs someone to visit and take her out for a ride or to the park or a mall. Scheduling is flexible and will be set up with the volunteer and client.
    • Bristol Senior needs companionship. A visiting schedule can be worked out between the client and volunteer.
  • Explorer Post 613: The Explorer program is a law enforcement, career-based coed program for teens from the ages of 14 to 20. Explore the career of law enforcement while providing services to the community.
    • Explorers provide traffic direction, parking, and security to local events.
    • In emergency situations they provide communications and support to local police departments.
    • Explorers are involved in search and rescue operations with the State Police Dive Team, missing persons, aircraft crashes, and more.
    • Explorers receive training in criminal and motor vehicle law, radio communications, firearms, traffic control, emergency medical, fire scene, high angle climbing, and much more!
    • Explorers get to go to the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford, VT for a week in July every year. This is not a summer camp, but it is a lot of fun.
    • Explorers experience real life drama through a shadow program called the Explorer Ride Along program. Explorers spend entire shifts with patrol officers while on patrol.

    If this is something you think you might be interested in, come to a meeting to check us out. The Explorers meet every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Middlebury Municipal Building meeting room. Call Patrolman Scott Fisher, Post Advisor, at 388-3191 if you have questions.

  • Starksboro Community Coffee House - Acoustic, folk, jazz and ethnic music by local musicians to benefit the restoration of the Starksboro Village Meeting House every second Saturday of the month at 7:30 on Route 116 in Starksboro village. We need volunteers to assist with carrying out the events. If you are interested, please contact Richard Faesy, vice chair., at 434-4254.

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities?

  • Contact your school's vounteer coordinator:
    • Middlebury Union High School - Dottie Nelson.
  • ACCAG (Addison County Community Action Group): Middlebury office, 388-3608. Vergennes office, 877-2677.
  • Addison County Humane Society Shelter: 236 Boardman, Middlebury, 388-1100.
  • Very Special Arts Vermont: Bringing arts programs to children with diabilities and low-income families.

 

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AddisonTeens: Information for Addison County Teens, Addison County, Vermont, at http://www.AddisonTeens.com. This Web site is sponsored by People of Addison County Together (PACT), a non-profit organization in Middlebury, Vermont. Copyright 2000 PACT. This page was last updated on 09/17/01.