Give your heart to volunteering this month. Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee features a calendar full of events for volunteers, both one-time and ongoing. Here are a few of the opportunities in February.
Read With Me
Share the excitement of books and read with young children 2- to 5-years-old, once or many times on a Tuesday or Wednesday at Next Door.
Contact: Martina A. Stevens at 414-562-2929 ext. 153
Create Pizazz for a Cool Cause
Help with event planning, social media and website management for Cream City Foundation, an agency serving the needs of the LGBT community.
Contact: Peter Holbrook at 414-225-0244
Kohl’s Design It! Lab Genome Team Assistant
Help visitors design and create bracelets and necklaces that reflect their own unique traits at Discovery World Saturdays and Sundays now until April 24 with morning or afternoon shifts.
Contact: Kelly Christman at 414-765-1978
WILD Valentines Party!
Serve treats and refreshments, assist with games and other fun family activities at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Feb. 12, 5:30 to 9 p.m. and Feb. 13, 10 a.m. to noon, or noon to 4 p.m.
Contact: Ana Minter at 414-390-5437
Daddy and Daughter Dance
Volunteer for dance at North Division High School. Feb. 19, 5 to 8 p.m. decorate gym. Feb. 20, 9 – 12 p.m., set up; 4 – 7 p.m., help serve refreshments; 4 – 8:30, check coats; 4 – 8 p.m., work in the photo booth.
Contact: Heather Aschoff at 414-773-9823
Stride & Glide
Set up course, direct runners and walkers along course or staff finish line on the morning of Feb. 27 for the 5K run/walk at Milwaukee County Zoo to benefit IndependenceFirst, an agency helping people with disabilities in Milwaukee.
Contact: Ana Kleppin at 414-226-8114