Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS)

COTS is Vermont’s largest provider of shelter and services to those who are homeless or marginally housed. Their programs include three emergency shelters, two overflow shelters, a daytime drop-in center for adults, Veterans Housing, a Housing Resource Center, social services, and housing for people who have moved out of shelter or who are disabled.

Job Summary: 

The following is a list of our ongoing opportunities:

  • Snack Program volunteers
  • Playroom volunteers
  • Book Buddy volunteers
  • Garden volunteers*
  • Daystation lunch volunteers
  • Front desk volunteers
  • Special events

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*COTS is looking for a group of 2-4 volunteers to help with their Canal St. garden once every other week.  If interested, please contact Lori at

Contact Info: 

Lori Goldman or (802)864-7402

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