Montpelier Senior Activity Center

Current COVID guidelines affecting MSAC operations (last updated August 20, 2021)  

(Masking is once again required for all inside our facility)

MSAC Re-opening Progress

MSAC and FEAST staff and volunteers are working hard on preparation for the next phase of our gradual and safe re-opening. State and City COVID guidelines will continue to be followed. 

Thirty+ Summer classes are on Zoom, indoors at MSAC and outdoors currently, plus weekly FEAST Curbside meals, over a dozen drop-in groups and bimonthly foot clinics at our facility. One trip ran in August. Fall class registration starts September 7 for classes beginning the week of September 27 and running 3-12 weeks. Finally, check out MSAC at Home for assistance with select indoor and outdoor chores, technology and more!

Stay Informed about Montpelier Senior Activity Center:

To join our e-list and receive our weekly e-letter, email:  Regularly updated announcements and events online and in-person are available at: . Click on links at left. Call our office with other questions at 223-2518!

News about our new Director:  Sarah Lipton has been selected as the next Director of MSAC. Stay tuned for more details!

We’re Hiring for Three Positions! Apply now! 

FEAST Senior Meals: Program Manager & Kitchen Manager/Chef

The City of Montpelier’s FEAST Senior Meals Program at Montpelier Senior Activity Center seeks dynamic applicants for Program Manager (application deadline: 9/3) and Kitchen Manager / Chef (application deadline: 9/10). MSAC operates as a destination for Central VT’s aging population to socialize, take a variety of classes, and to access nutrition, wellness opportunities and more, both in-person and remotely. To learn more about FEAST, visit: FEAST is in the process of an exciting re-design to roll out this Fall, 2021! 

The Program Manager is responsible for the management of MSAC’s Meals on Wheels, Curbside pickup and congregate meal programs, FEAST volunteers, federal nutrition contract obligations and advocacy. They co-supervise an Americorps member and participate in regional networking about food security. 

The Kitchen Manager/Chef is responsible for the production of approximately 16,500 meals annually in accordance with nutritional requirements; food purchasing; maintenance of an excellent, licensed, commercial kitchen; and supervision of diverse kitchen interns and volunteers. Both managers are also important members of the Community Services Department Team. 

Wages are competitive, and each position is for 30 hours per week, daytime hours. Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. Female and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references electronically to Sarah Lipton, outgoing FEAST Program Manager and incoming new Director of MSAC: Job descriptions available by request. See deadlines above. Positions open until filled.

Apply now for a September start Americorps position: Aging in Place Coordinator 

Improve quality of life for area older adults by (1) participating in development for the new MSAC at Home program, based on “Village” models successful in other communities around the country (2) assisting MSAC’s thriving FEAST Senior Meals Program, and (3) assisting seniors in accessing technology through development of MSAC’s new tech-device lending library. You can find all the details and application instructions at: This great position offers professional development, a stipend, rental subsidy, and the chance to serve the community in vital ways! Questions about MSAC, FEAST or MSAC at Home?   Please email Janna Clar at or Sarah Lipton at

The Montpelier Senior Activity Center (MSAC) is a gathering place for healthy aging, lifelong learning and delicious meals.

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Do you want to keep your mind and body sharp? Our core program is our outstanding and diverse set of more than 75 affordable weekly classes, including classes in movement, the humanities, art, and technology. Learn more.


Your sense of adventure is alive and well. Harness that spirit and travel with us and other members to destinations near and far. Learn more.

Clinics & Resources

We partner with numerous community organizations to provide you with valuable information and services. Learn more.

Groups and Special Events

In addition to our classes, we also offer lots of lectures, presentations, activities, meals, and groups that are open to all older adults, many at no cost. Learn more. 


The FEAST  nutrition program for older adults provides healthy and delicious meals to the community. Learn more.

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