Your Local Community ReSOURCE on a Mission

Empowering individuals and strengthening Vermont communities​

Since 1991, we’ve successfully empowered over 4,200 Vermonters with career-boosting skills, setting participants on track for new careers or advancement opportunities.

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Individuals trained through ReSOURCE Job Skills Training programs

What We Do

ReSOURCE's founding vision has remained unchanged; finding value in every one and every thing from reuse to reskilling, we support our community and transform lives

Our Stores
Locations in Burlington, Williston, Barre, & Hyde Park

Creating a marketplace for reuse while providing new opportunities to the under-skilled and long-term unemployed.

Dedicated technician at ReSOURCE Vermont's repair shop providing computer sales and services, surrounded by electronics and repair tools, accessible to all Vermonters.
Our Services
Available to all Vermonters
Our Programs
Creating opportunities for individual change

Our programs prove that when we reduce the amount of discarded material waste, we increase our human potential in every way.

Workforce Development

Upcoming Training Events

Weatherization 101 - Brattleboro, VT
Construction 101 - White River JCT, VT
HVAC 101 - St. Johnsbury, VT
Trainee Testimonials

Hear from our trainees to see how our programs have made a real impact on their careers and lives

Graduates beam with pride alongside their instructor at ReSOURCE, marking the successful completion of a comprehensive training program.
Make a Gift

Your generosity supports the work still left to do, helping us to adapt and continue to empower individuals while protecting our environment

Schedule a Donation Pick-up

Thank you for thinking of ReSOURCE for donations of your furniture and large appliances! We are proud to offer pick-up services in Chittenden County and Central Vermont. 





What is Career Start?

Career Start is a program designed for high school students to gain hands-on experience and technical skills in various departments at ReSOURCE’s Burlington or Barre locations.

High school students enrolled in school are eligible to participate in the Career Start program.

The program provides hands-on experience in ReSOURCE departments, technical skills training, and monthly personal and professional development classes.

There is a fee of $1500, but tuition is waived for qualifying Vermonters.

Departments include Customer Service & Retail, Office Administration, Computers and Electronics, Overlook Cafe, and Large Appliances, among others.

Yes, students earn a monthly stipend

Training covers Health and Wellness, Goal Setting and Achievement, Leadership Development, Career Planning, and Financial Literacy.

Interested individuals should contact ReSOURCE’s Training and Development Manager, Susan Uthmann, for enrollment details.


Please contact:

Susan Uthmann
Training and Development Manager
[email protected]

Partner Agency List

Our partners help us to provide $125,000 worth of goods to over 2,000 individuals/families in Chittenden, Lamoille, and Washington Counties, and the greater Vermont area.

  • Addison Community Action/CVOEO
  • Age Well
  • Agency of Human Services- Field Services Burlington District
  • Burlington Community Justice Center
  • Burlington Housing Authority
  • Chittendent Community Action/CVOEO
  • Clarina Howard Nichols Center
  • Committee On Temporary Shelter
  • Essex Community Justice Center
  • Howard Center Community Support Program
  • Howard Center Developmental Services
  • Howard Center School Service Program
  • Lamoille Family Center
  • Milton Family Community Center
  • Pathways Vermont- Housing First Program
  • Pathways Vermont -services for veterans and families rapid rehousing program
  • Safe Harbor Clinic
  • Spectrum Youth and Family Services
  • Steps to End Domestic Violence
  • The Janet S. Munt Family Room
  • U.S. Committee for refugees and Immigrants
  • U.S. Committee for refugees and Immigrants
  • Vermont Cares
  • Vermont Catholic Charities
  • Vermont Foundation of Recovery


Become a Partner Agency

For interest in joining our program please email [email protected] to learn more about the next application cycle or any availability in become a new partner agency.

We make award decisions each December for the next calendar year and notify partners so our clients can request vouchers.

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