Volunteer Opportunities in Waukesha County

Jan. 19, 2012

United Way Volunteer Center in Waukesha County
1717 Paramount Drive, Waukesha
262-547-8459
www.VolunteerWaukesha.com

For Immediate Release**PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** For Immediate Release

TO BE RELEASED: January 18, 2012

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lori Hayes – Division Manager of the Volunteer Center
This information is prepared by the United Way Volunteer Center in Waukesha County, 1717 Paramount Drive, Waukesha (262) 547-8459 x117

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN WAUKESHA COUNTY:


Art Activity Assistant: Donna Lexa Community Art Center in Waukesha
Reliable and friendly individuals are needed to assist art teachers in classes for adults with physical and developmental disabilities. Duties include helping one-on-one with art projects like painting, clay work, drawing, stitching, and beading...the creativity never ends here! Other tasks include helping the teacher prepare materials before class, and clean up after. Classes are 2 hours long and meet Monday through Saturday mornings, afternoons, and evenings. Requirements are a minimum of 18 years old, or 16 and 17 with a parent, guardian, or adult chaperon.

Child Care Provider for Support Group: Safe Babies Healthy Families in Waukesha
Provide a lap and a little fun for infants and preschoolers during our support group for pregnant young women or young parents. This group meets the third Thursday of every month from 4-6 at the Blair Center 434 Madison Street. A brief training and orientation will be required prior to providing volunteer services. A volunteer application and a background check will be completed prior to the training.

Camp Whitcomb/Mason Lumberjack Brunch: Camp Whitcomb/Mason in Hartland
Camp Whitcomb/Mason is looking for volunteers to assist at our Annual Lumberjack Brunch on Sunday April 1st from 8:30-1:00. Volunteers assist in serving food, cleaning and setting tables and crowd control. Individuals, families or small groups are welcome to volunteer. Volunteers can work a 8:30-10:30 or 10:30-12:30. This event is very family oriented and serves about 800 people each year. We can utilize volunteers age 12 and older. No advance training is required.

Lunch Time Companion at Adult Day Center: Catholic Charities in New Berlin
Looking for a rewarding way to spend your lunch hour? Consider visiting with and assisting seniors with meal-time, and provide them with some mid-day cheer.
You will assist with lunchtime, such as wiping down tables, visiting with participants, possibly feeding participants, and cleaning up meal area. We are looking for a minimum commitment of once per week, but can be flexible! Wednesday and Thursday are the days we are most in need, from 11:30-1:30. Requirements: Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more information on this position. Volunteers can be 12 to volunteer with a parent or guardian, or 18 to volunteer alone.

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