Volunteers needed for Aspirus, city of Wisconsin Rapids
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Volunteers are needed in South Wood and Adams County for the following organizations:
City of Wisconsin Rapids Park & Recreation Department
Playing the Park Aides: Needed July 17 – Aug. 7, 12:45-3:15 p.m. Do you enjoy being outdoors and playing with children? This opportunity is definitely for you. You will assist the instructor with games such as: kickball, tag, parachute fun, and much, much more. You will help keep the participants organized and on task with each playground game. Volunteers should be dressed for the outdoors. Please register at least one week in advance.
Rock Painting-Helping Hands Volunteers: Needed July 12 – Aug. 6, 9:45-11:15 a.m. Do you enjoy working with children? This is the perfect way to assist children with painting rocks. Your duties will include setting up tables and chairs, stations for each painter, distributing paint and other supplies, as needed. The session will end with clean-up of tables, and breakdown of tables and chairs. It is simple and easy. Follow the lead of the instructor, no experience necessary.
Art in the Park-Helping Hands Volunteers: Needed July 18-30 and Aug. 21, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Discover a fun way to unwind and volunteer with adults. You will assist the instructor in set-up and clean-up, and handing out materials to participants as needed. Some of these duties include: setting up tables, chairs and stations per participant, and distributing paint. You will see the creativity from beginning to end, while the participants finish their paintings. Class will meet at Helen’s Zoo House. No art experience necessary.
Kids Art in the Park-Assistant: Needed July 11 – Aug. 9, 9:45-11:15 a.m. This is a great volunteer opportunity if you like children and art. You do not need to be a Picasso to volunteer for this one day opportunity. You will assist the instructor with set-up and clean-up, as well as assisting the participants with their t-shirt project. They will be painting a dog or cat using special paint techniques along with their imagination.
Aspirus Riverview Hospital
Chemo Kit Volunteers: Volunteers are needed to collect items for and assemble Chemo Care Packages for the Aspirus UW Cancer Center patients. Volunteers will need to host a drive to collect the items, assemble the items, and drop them off at the Aspirus UW Cancer Center at Aspirus Riverview Hospital.
Chemo Care Packages consist of any or all of the following items: Hand sanitizer, warm fuzzy socks, sleep mask, lotion, lemon drops, crossword puzzle books, journal, magazine, anything to make the patient comfy or entertained, and a little bag to put it all in.