Onion River Exchange - Your Central Vermont Time Bank
The Onion River Exchange first annual Member Meeting
Thursday, September 17th
@ 5:30 to 7PM
46 Barre Street (Center for Arts and Learning)| Second Floor
All Members invited and New members encouraged to come
Bring your best Salsa and compete in our Salsa Contest (and yes, a prize will be given). Plus, a Pot Luck. Drinks provided. Most importantly, we want to hear your ideas about adding value to ORE and making it grow.
Meet the Board and staff who want to hear your ideas so they incorporate into the Strategic Plan.
5:30 Salsa Competition | Pot Luck
6:15 Brief presentation: Board Chair | Staff Update | Future Events| Community Weaver 3 Intro
6:25 to 7? Member Discussion How does ORE become a force for Change to increase community well-being?
7:30 Annual Board Meeting. Members invited.
FREE GIVE AWAY : Energy Efficient materials: insulation, light bulbs, aerators, power strips.
ORE is Hiring | Member Coordinator and Office Administration
Our dear Linda, both talented and creative, is leaving mid September for new opportunities. ORE wishes her well and is thankful for her many contributions. You will be missed.
The Membership Coordinator is a part time position, 16 hours a week, The main focus for this position is working with membership and attending to office administrative tasks. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to:firstname.lastname@example.org by .
For more information call: 661.8959 or email Heather.
JOB Description | Duties include:
- Guide new members through application and orientation process
- Forge connections between members to match offers and requests
- Maintain member and other databases
- Answer the phone and provide customer service
- Provide support to Member Leaders on projects and meeting facilitation
- Actively engage membership
- Assist with special events as needed
- Attend Board meetings
- Office Administrative tasks plus: Prepare bank deposits, maintain petty cash, work with treasurer to develop efficient fiscal procedures, data entry.
- Support time banking tenets
- Computer skills: Excel, social networking,
- Proven ability to work with a wide variety of people
- Creativity and enthusiasm
The TOOL LIBRARY | New Hours
Office and Tool Library Hours:
T 9 to 4| W 9 to 6 |Thurs. 9 to 4 |Saturday by appointment (call: 272.4492)
We are also taking TOOL DONATIONS.
Our first ever Borrower, Mona Hall. Mona has plans to do some sanding and borrowed an orbital sander, knee pads, and headphones. How cool. Currently our Tool Library Hours are Wednesdays 4 to 6 pm. We hope to be open in June on Saturday mornings.
You can Browse our inventory at: https://onionriverexchange.myturn.com/library/
- A few guidelines to note before you come into borrow:
Must be an ORE member in good standing (Up-to-date on renewal.)Present a valid driver's license.Only members may use tools.Sign liability waiver.Return tools on time or pay an overdue fee of $2. per item
Put down a 20% deposit of the sum total of tools to be returned when tools are returned.
Come on in!
Check out the new movie about ORE....Short and Sweet.
Thank you to VSECU for funding assistance to support the Onion River Exchange. ORE will use the funding to grow our organization as well as to assist and engage members. The vision of VSECU to to improve the lives of all Vermonters. ORE supports that vision by offering a network to connect to local resources and meeting the needs of the community.
ORE has also received support in 2015 from the Montpelier Community Fund, New England Grassroots Environmental Fund, and Northfield Savings Bank. The Board, staff, and members are grateful for your support to help people help themselves.
Need 10 Extra Hands this Fall?
The onion river EXCHANGE is raffling a garden crew of 5 to come to your home for 2 hours to: Weed, Compost, Dig, Plant, Build, Prune, Rake, Divide Plantings, Remove Brush, Stack Wood and other…...? Yes, that’s 10 Hours of person power. Picnic lunch Provided. Final Drawing September 24th. Work to be done by the middle of October. So buy your raffle tickets, make a list of what you need to get done, and cross your fingers. Tickets| 6 for $5. | 13 for $10. Tickets at the Montpelier Farmer's Market and at the office @ 46 Barre St.
Morrisville: Spiral Pathways Holistic Health & Learning, LLC
49 Brigham Street
Morrisville, VT (802) 363-2057 in downtown Morrisville, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm. (please do not come prior to 630 and rsvp if you can. Thanks!)
ORE is Looking for New Board Members
Take our Survey...Only 10 Questions, 5 minutes at most...
Please log one hour for taking the survey. Thanks, Heather
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Effective 1.3.2015 New Phone number: 802.661.8959
Give us a call. Please leave a message and will will answer your message, guaranteed.