The Burlington Community Justice Center is looking for as many volunteers as possible for graffiti removal throughout the City of Burlington on Green-Up Day!
Date: Saturday, May 8th
Where: Volunteers will meet at several different Green-Up Day hubs and be provided with graffiti removal products and a brief tutorial.
Storm Leland | Graffiti Removal Coordinator
Come out with us for a day (or more than one if you want!) to Niquette Bay in Colchester. We are currently working on a project to help the regrowth of Pitch Pines which are trees that only grow in a rare natural area called Sandplain Forests in Vermont. We’ll be measuring plots and raking leaves off of the forest ground to allow Pitch Pine seedlings to grow. This is a new experiment and we’re very excited about it!
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Check out this article on GiveGab about the benefits of volunteering: How Can Volunteering Improve Your Health?
Here is a snipped of what the article states:
- Volunteers feel less depressed
- Volunteers feel healthier
- Volunteering can promote better life choices
- Volunteering promotes social and mental activity
What are your thoughts?
DREAM is currently looking for summer interns to provide summer programming to DREAM youth in Burlington, Bennington, Rutland, and White River Junction, as well as in the Boston area.
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