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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer mentors provide one-on-one mentorship to Vermont women and gender-expansive folks looking for career advice and professional development. The Career Mentor Network accepts volunteer mentors on a rolling basis and offers mentors the flexibility to meet with participants for a one-off meeting or for ongoing mentoring sessions.

Volunteer with VWW’s Trailblazer trades training program and support the entry and success of women and gender-expansive folks in construction, the trades, and renewable energy. The Trailblazers program is run three to four times a year in communities throughout Vermont and offers volunteers an opportunity to take part in either a Trailblazers Mentor Night or Job Fair, or both! Volunteer to speak at a Trailblazers Mentor Night and join a panel discussion on women in the trades. Or table at a Trailblazers Job Fair and share employment opportunities and resources within your company or organization with the class.

VWW is looking for female and gender-expansive professionals to speak with justice-involved women at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF) as part of our Enrichment Night monthly speaker series. Speakers volunteer a few hours of their time to discuss their career fields and diverse employment opportunities.

Volunteer with BEAM (Building Equity And Meaning) and help justice-involved women upon release build independence, stability, and belonging in their community. Volunteers can assist BEAM participants with various reentry and support services, including shopping for reentry supplies, meeting occasional transportation needs, providing mentorship, joining or organizing community engagement opportunities, and more

VWW is seeking volunteer co-facilitators to help run Rosie’s Girls Afterschool in middle schools across the state. Rosie's Girls Afterschool co-facilitators provide hands-on technical learning and emotional skill-building activities designed to introduce students to STEM and trades careers. Volunteers lead a small cohort of students for an 8-week long program that meets once a week for 60-90 minutes. Technical experience working with wood, metal, or STEM is helpful but not required, and volunteers are given VWW Facilitator training beforehand. Previous experience working with youth is required.

Rosie's Girls is a week-long summer camp that introduces female and gender-expansive middle school students to topics related to the STEM and trades fields. VWW is seeking industry-specific volunteers to act as guest presenters and lead a hands-on activity for an afternoon at Rosie's Girls Camp.

VWW is seeking volunteer speakers for our Tech @ Work speaker series offered at Career & Technical Education Centers throughout Vermont. Tech @ Work is a monthly speaker series where local industry professionals talk with high schoolers about their experience working in a non-traditional career field for their gender. Volunteer speakers join an hour-long session to speak with 11th and 12th graders about their career paths and current jobs.

VWW is seeking STEM and trades-related Vermont employers, businesses, and community organizations to be volunteer exhibitors at our annual Women Can Do career exploration conference at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. Volunteer exhibitors encourage hundreds of Vermont high school girls and gender-expansive students to expand their professional possibilities through tabling at the Resource Hall or providing hands-on activities as part of our Action Expo.

Volunteers help VWW Staff run one-off youth career exploration events throughout the year, support staff with event set-up/break-down logistics, and facilitate students’ active engagement in various exhibits and workshops. Event volunteers are needed for Career Challenge Days at tech centers across Vermont, including Burlington Technical Center, Green Mountain Technology & Career Center, and Randolph Technical Career Center. We also need event volunteers to help run our annual Women Can Do conference at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, VT every fall.

VWW welcomes the opportunity to partner with individuals or organizations who want to use their expertise to strengthen VWW’s capacity to serve Vermonters. If you’re interested in providing free professional services in the areas of legal services, communications, SEO, fundraising, event management, internal strategy, etc., we would love to hear more.