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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington Charity Profile
Welcome to The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington VT's web page. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington is a "home away from home" for families with seriously ill children who seek treatment at Vermont Children's Hospital at the Fletcher Allen Health Care Facility. It is our aim to be a refuge for these families experiencing the stress and anguish of their loved one's illness. We try to offer a warm, caring atmosphere with staff and volunteers ready to listen, to relieve some concerns, and be supportive.
Feel free to navigate through our site to learn more about the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington Vermont. Please contact us with any questions or for further information.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Burlington Volunteer Information
Our volunteers serve three hour shifts that run from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., Monday through Sunday. In House Staff are responsible for answering the telephone, registering guest families, and handling the paperwork involved with registration. They also may do regular household chores, i.e. vacuuming, folding laundry, etc.
Weekend Relief Managers
Singles, couples or families manage the House from Friday evening until Sunday at noon. This allows the paid staff every weekend off!
Ronald McDonald Family Room
Our volunteers serve three hour shifts that run from 9am to 9pm, seven days a week. Family Room volunteers are responsible to assist guests that use the room with their needs; handling necessary paperwork, and answering the phone. The volunteer also needs to be a good listener for guests who need to talk, remembering that all is confidential.
Other Volunteer Opportunities
McAuction Solicitors, merchandise pickups, volunteers on auction day
Cooking dinner meals
For more volunteer information please call us at (802) 862-4943.