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For Additional Information:
Kristen Gardner-Volle, Manager of Volunteer Engagement and Impact Strategies
United Way in Waukesha County
United Way Connects the Community to Volunteer Opportunities
(March 20, 2013) – Waukesha, WI – United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following opportunities:
Bingo Nights Activity Aide, Waukesha
Spend time with adults with special needs at Bingo Night. The Goodwill Industries of SE Wisconsin is seeking volunteers to assist with making and serving snacks, setting up the room for the ultimate bingo experience, and watching along as people fill in their cards to win prizes. Friday Bingo Nights will be: April 19, May 17, & June 21 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old, social and mature with a desire to show participants that they are valued. A mandatory 30 minute orientation will be provided prior to your first shift.
Child Care Provider, Waukesha
Do you love kids? Provide childcare and a little fun for infants and preschoolers during a support group for pregnant women and/or young parents. Safe Babies Healthy Families has two groups that meet: third Thursday of every month from 5-6:30 p.m. or third Wednesday of every month from 4:30-6:30 p.m. (group size may vary) These meetings are held in their office at 137 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 200, Waukesha, WI.
Volunteers must take part in a brief training and orientation prior to providing volunteer services. A volunteer application and a background check will be completed prior to the training.
Bible Study Leader, Menomonee Falls
Enrich the spirituality of the seniors that attend an adult day center. Volunteers are needed to lead an hour-long bible study that incorporates singing a hymn, for the Lutheran Social Services Organization. You will plan your own lessons and provide your own visuals and music. They are asking for volunteers who can lead a group well, have good communication skills and are at least 12 years of age.
Courthouse Greeters, Waukesha
Enjoy meeting and helping people? Consider being a volunteer courthouse greeter for The Aging and Disability Resource Center. Greeters are located in a booth near the Main Entrance to the courthouse. Volunteers greet visitors and provide directions to offices or departments throughout the Waukesha County Complex. Shifts are 3 hours in length, one day a week or every other week, Monday-Friday. The ADRC asks that volunteers are at least 18 years of age.
For more information on United Way in Waukesha County, call (262) 547-8459 or visit www.UnitedWayWaukesha.org/volunteer or www.VolunteerWaukesha.com
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