William Timperley

Maintenance Professional and Volunteer

About William Timperley

With professional custodial experience spanning three decades, William Timperley most recently served as custodian at Burlington High School in Massachusetts. For nine years, he was responsible for safety and preventative maintenance, such as maintaining building cleanliness and replacing fuses and light bulbs as required, in addition to reporting issues that occurred to administration. William Timperley currently maintains an active volunteer presence and assists a number of community healthcare facilities, including the New England Rehabilitation Hospital and Choate Hospital. He also engages with the Acton/ Wakefield Alliance, which shows youth how tasks can be accomplished manually, without the aid of machines.

Timperley earned a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Lowell and held a number of custodial and maintenance positions over the years. As a member of the maintenance department at the Courtyard Nursing Care Center in Medford, he ensured the proper working of equipment and systems such as plumbing, air conditioning, and generators, in addition to carrying out landscaping and grounds maintenance assignments.                            

Musicals and Other Programs from Watertown Children's Theatre

A custodial services professional, William Timperley works with a variety of charitable organizations. He volunteers for groups such as the Jimmy Fund and the Boston Medical Center, and helps those with special needs. In his leisure time, William Timperley enjoys seeing plays at places such as the Watertown Children's Theatre.

The Watertown Children's Theatre, located in Watertown, Massachusetts, offers students the opportunity to learn about musical theater through several yearly productions in its Charles Mosesian Theater. In the spring of 2016, the company will present The Tempest (February 5-7), Annie, Jr. (March 18-20), Little Shop of Horrors (May 6-15), and Seussical (June 10-12).

In addition to its musicals, the Watertown Children's Theatre also provides a variety of theatrical workshops for students to improve their skills. These range from intensive workshops led by regional and national theater artists to the program Write from the Heart, which teaches students how to craft scripts for the company's One-Act and Spring Shorts Festival.

Four Benefits of Volunteering with an Animal Shelter

In his free time, William Timperley volunteers with an animal shelter in Massachusetts. While the work of volunteers benefits the animals within the shelter, volunteers themselves may find that they receive something in return. If you’re considering volunteering at an animal shelter like William Timperley, you may find that you get more out of the experience than expected.

1. You’ll meet like-minded people: Making lasting, organic friendships is not always easy for adults, but it becomes easier when you are surrounded by well-meaning people with whom you share common values.

2. You’ll stay active: Volunteering with animals gets you out of the house for a good cause. Whether you’re playing with the animals, washing them, feeding them, or walking them, you will be up and moving around.

3. You’ll learn something new: Whether you’re an experienced pet owner or just getting acquainted with animals, working at a shelter will bring you new knowledge. Some shelters also take in pets other than dogs and cats, such as birds, rabbits, and guinea pigs, which volunteers may not have had an opportunity to learn about before.

4. You’ll make a difference: Because animal shelters have a lot of work and little funding, they often do not have the optimal amount of staff members. Volunteers are a major asset to shelters because they contribute their time for free, giving the shelters extra pairs of hands and affording more animals the care that they deserve.

The Boston Red Sox Hold Picnic in the Park Fundraising Event

William Timperley, a custodial services professional with over 10 years of experience, serves as a custodian at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown, Massachusetts. In his free time, William Timperley enjoys a range of activities, including cheering on Boston sports teams like the Red Sox.

Throughout the year, the Boston Red Sox organization oversees a number of off-the-field activities that benefit a numerous local programs and organizations. Recently, the Red Sox held its annual Picnic in the Park fundraiser in Fenway Park after its game with the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, August 2, 2015.

Attendees enjoyed an autograph session with Red Sox players, a live auction, entertainment, and a BBQ dinner on the grass in Fenway’s outfield. Individuals who purchased an MVP picnic ticket received admission to the day’s game and an autographed baseball and also had the opportunity to take a picture with the Red Sox’s recent World Series trophies. Funds raised at the event through ticket and auction sales supported the Red Sox Foundation’s Red Sox Scholars and RBI Programs.

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