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Many people have served at Elmhill, Inc. over the years to further its mission of providing direct help to Vermonters who face exceptional need. Some maintain contact long after their time of direct engagement has passed. These “Friends of Elmhill” make up an informal association of individuals who value and support the work of the organization. There are many ways for individuals to volunteer their time, expertise and labor.

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Instructional Assistant (IA)

Maplehill School seeks an Instructional Assistant (IA) to work one on one with middle and high school age students in an alternative educational setting. Along with assisting in academic work, the IA will experience a wide variety of hands-on experiential opportunities working with students both indoors and outdoors in a rural, farm setting. The ideal candidate is dedicated, energetic, flexible, is a good listener, and loves the dynamic nature of working with adolescent kids. He or she can provide calm, strong, compassionate guidance, is a good communicator and an open-minded collaborator. Individuals with a trades skill, arts, music or outdoor education background preferred. Drivers’ license, background check and good driving record required. Starting wage is $15/hr. Good benefits package for full-time employees. This is a full-time year-round position.

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As a service organization, Elmhill, Inc. offers many ways for individuals to volunteer their time, expertise and labor to help. If you have time and a skill that could benefit the school and farm programs, please contact us to discuss your interest. We would be happy to talk with you at any time.


Elmhill, Inc. is a 501©(3), charitable and educational organization. We accept monetary donations of any amount to support ongoing program costs as well as improvements to programs and facilties.

We also consider donations of materials that may be of direct use in our programs. All charitable donations receive a letter of confirmation on Emhill, Inc. letterhead which may be used for federal income tax purposes. Please contact us if you would like to help by making a donation.

Currently, we have the following wish list:

  • Vehicles (truck and smaller vehicles)
  • Tractor
  • Bicycles
  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Garden equipment
  • Art supplies
  • Cameras