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We welcome volunteers with all levels of experience. COVER offers numerous volunteer opportunities. 
We are confident there is something here for you. Examples include: assisting with our pick up and sorting donations, social media promotion, or joining our skilled Home Repair leaders building accessibility ramps, installing roofs, weatherizing homes and other urgent home repairs in the greater Upper Valley.

Need a ride from White River Junction to a COVER Home Repair Project? Just let us know.
We leave from Cover’s HQ @ 8:00 am for most projects. Home Repair projects are almost always scheduled Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9am-4pm. We provide all tools, safety gear and instruction.  Please consider helping COVER to foster hope and build community by sharing your time on Home Repair projects or in the COVER Store. Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to explore the many opportunities COVER offers.  We think you’ll be glad you did.

You can call or email our Volunteer Coordinator, Lisa Ricci, to sign up for the projects below.
Office: 802-296-7241, Ext 3    email: 
(Please include your phone number. Thank You!)

WEATHERIZATION (Nov-March) Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
Help a neighbor keep warm and learn how to reduce heat loss and heating cost!

Friday, Jan 24th – Hartland
1 Volunteer needed for Weatherization

Saturday, Jan 25th – Grafton, NH
3 Volunteers needed to weatherize home

Saturday, Jan 25th – Wilder, VT
1 Volunteer needed to weatherize mobile home for disabled couple

Thursday Jan 30th – White River Junction
3 Volunteers needed to weatherize large house, windows and basement

Friday, Jan 31st – Brownsville, VT
2 Volunteers needed to Weatherize old house for disabled

Thursday, Feb 6th – Quechee
2 Volunteers needed to weatherize wood home, windows, doors, basement

Friday, Feb. 14th – White River Junction
2 Volunteers replace a door and weatherize many windows

Saturday, Feb. 15th – Hartland, VT
2 Volunteers needed to weatherize wood house, sealing basement and coving windows

February, Bradford (Thurs. 20st, Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd, Thurs. 27th, Friday 28th) 
2-3 Volunteers needed on any date listed, for BATHROOM RENOVATION

COVER’s Home Repair programs rely on volunteers in order to complete our scheduled projects that have met our project criteria and have been through a COVER site visit.  We typically engage over 300 volunteers annually.  When volunteering on Home Repair and Weatherization projects we offer you an opportunity to learn from skilled Work Leaders, or to share the skills you already have, engaging in meaningful work that will make a difference in someone’s everyday life. If you are a skilled trades person and would like to offer your volunteer time specifically with those skills (electrician, plumber, skilled carpenter), please let us know.

Assist in our Cover Office: Seeking a volunteer to come anytime Tues, Weds, Thurs, or Fridays between 9am-5pm for miscellaneous projects, from designing and printing posters and promotional material, to data entry and organizing files.

COVER Store   Store Hours: Monday- Saturday, 10-5  / Sunday 12-5
Store Manager will work with you to schedule your availability.
Especially seeking volunteers who can commit to a weekly shift. 

  • When you volunteer in the store, you help all of our programs as the store provides funding for our Home Repair and Weatherization programs.
  • Store volunteering can be any time that we are open, Monday-Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12-5.
  • You can volunteer a whole day or just a few hours. You can find a time that works for you and become a regular!

Imagine that in order to make your house warm, safe and dry you accepted a group of strangers from different walks of life into your home. We reflect on what that might feel like, and how we’d wish those strangers would act in our homes. We keep that in mind as we spend time in homeowners’ spaces.

We build community by approaching each other with respect and empathy.  We appreciate your help and we hope you are excited to get to know your neighbors. It may have taken a lot of courage to step forward and ask for help. We thank the homeowners for inviting us into their homes.