Honor U.S. presidents of the past by volunteering during February. 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 this month.
Community-based Big Brothers or Big Sisters
Be a friend and help guide a Milwaukee child, age 6-18, for two years as part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program.
Contact: Casey Parr at StartSomething@bbbsmilwaukee.org or (414) 258-4778
Art Assistant – Truck Studio Library
Contact: Audrey Moore at email@example.com or (414) 933-3877
Host Guests at St. Ben’s Warming Center
Capuchin Community Services needs on-call volunteers at the warming center for the homeless when the temperature outside is 10 degrees or colder; early morning 5:30 a.m.- 7:30 a.m. and/or evenings 7:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m. shifts.
Contact: Brigid Anne Rush at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 933-1300 ext. 1123.
Bulletin Board Brigade
Contact: Eddie Cannedy at volunteercoordinator@MAScience.org or 414-933-0302 ext. 1108
Milwaukee Recreation’s Daddy and Daughter Dance
Decorate gym Feb. 17, 4-8 p.m., serve food and refreshments, assist with photos or check coats and hats at MPS North Division High School Feb. 18 between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.; four-hour shifts. Sign up here.
Contact: Maricha Harris at email@example.com or 414-475-8578
Dr. Seuss Celebration Days
Assist with interactive Dr. Seuss literacy activities, arts & crafts and bingo with youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Feb. 27-March 2, 3 p.m. – 5p.m. Individuals and teams of all sizes welcome.
Contact: Sophia Smith at Sophiaw@boysgirlsclubs.org or 414-267-8111