Volunteer Opportunity Column for Jan. 17
For the City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — One of the goals of United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center is to recruit and match volunteers for non-profit organizations needing your help in south Wood and Adams Counties. The following are this week’s volunteer opportunities.
United Way of Inner Wisconsin: Volunteers are needed for a Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Count that will be held January 24, 2018 from 11pm to 3am. Volunteers will be assigned an area in south Wood County and will travel in groups of 3-4. Volunteers will conduct interviews with participating homeless people and offering information about resources that can help. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. Volunteers do not need any related skills but will be required to attend a training (January 24 at 10:30pm); and will need to fill out an application. There will be walking and volunteers may need to provide his/her own transportation for the group. Volunteers need to dress appropriately for the weather and bring along a flash light. Vest and any other supplies will be provided. Volunteers who are interested should contact United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center at 715-421-0390 or send an email to [email protected]
Wisconsin Rapids Area Habitat for Humanity: Volunteer Project Coordinator- Wisconsin Rapids Area Habitat for Humanity is looking for a Volunteer Project Coordinator. This person must be familiar with all aspects of building a home. The project coordinator will be involved with other volunteers and work closely with them and the Habitat for Humanity team while coordinating the new home build. If you have home building experience this volunteer opportunity is for you.
Boys and Girls Club: Volunteer Assistant- 2 to 3 Volunteers per day to work at and one of the Boys and Girls Club after school programs in Nekoosa, Port Edwards or Wisconsin Rapids. Volunteers can help lead games, play board games with kids, help kids with homework, monitor activity in the computer lab or play interactive games with the kids in the gym. The most active hours when volunteers are needed are from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Volunteers must fill out the Volunteer Application and pass a background check.
Share your Talent-Do you have a passion, hobby or talent you would like to teach? We are looking for individuals who would like to share their talents whether it is knitting, painting, playing a musical instrument, scrapbooking, ect…
United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center at 715-421-0390 or visit our website at www.volunteerinnerwisc.org.