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Weekly United Way Press Release-Volunteer Opportunities

June 21, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Additional Information:
Kristen Gardner-Volle, Manager of Volunteer Engagement and Impact Strategies
United Way in Waukesha County
(262) 547-8459

United Way Connects the Community to Volunteer Opportunities
(June 19, 2013) – Day of Action, June 21st, marks the United Way's second anniversary of the call to action to recruit 500 new readers, mentors, and tutors. The United Way in Waukesha County is well on its way, but we need your help! Will you answer the call? United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following Strive for Five, reader, tutor, mentor opportunities:
Facilitator Assistant for Adult Groups, Parent’s Place, Waukesha
Be the support staff to facilitators of adult parenting classes. Help collect necessary data during classes and assist facilitator in getting questions answered. All parenting classes are held on Monday thru Thursdays between 5:00 - 8:00p.m. Requirements: Volunteers are needed with a background in the Human Services field and a minimum age of 18.

English as a Second Language Tutor, Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha, Waukesha
Volunteers will help people learn with their reading, writing and speaking skills. Volunteers will help people learn English. You do not need to be fluent in another language to volunteer. We want volunteers to be reliable, be comfortable working independently and be comfortable developing lesson plans. Volunteers can have a variety of backgrounds.

Gentle Men Volunteers, The Women’s Center, Waukesha
The Women's Center is in need of adult male volunteers to provide a warm, nurturing, non-sexist, non-violent role model for the children staying at the shelter and in childcare. Volunteers are needed during after-school and evenings hours to play games or help with homework. All volunteers who will have direct contact with our clients must complete a 20-hour Advocacy Training offered quarterly, due to the sensitive nature of the issues we deal with, and background checks are mandatory.

Teacher's Assistants, Children’s Community Center, Menomonee Falls
Volunteer help is needed at our Childcare Center working one-on-one with preschool children as teacher assistants. Volunteers will give extra help where ever needed with planned activities, assist with social time, outdoor play, art and field trips. Volunteers need to be able to commit to at least two mornings a week from 9:00am – 12:00pm and must be at least 18 years of age. Volunteers must go through a background check and orientation.

Guest Narrator, Lutheran Social Services of WI, Menomonee Falls and Waukesha
If you have a passion for literature and a great reading voice, join us and read aloud to our guests. Visit our adult day center any weekday between 8:00am-5:00pm and read to the residents for a 45-minute session. Bring along your favorite, book, short story or article to share with our guests. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old and able to speak clearly and articulately.







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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