With spring just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to spring into action to serve your community. 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 May.
Local Disaster Responder- Need is urgent!
Respond to local disasters and work on scene with families (mainly house fires). American Red Cross Southeast Wisconsin Chapter provides training and a six-month commitment. Apply to Redcross.org/Volunteer.
Contact: Alex Lombard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-345-8655
Peer Volunteer – Teen Crisis & Runaway Program
Seeking high school students to assist with the recreational and counseling needs of peers in crisis for Walker’s Point Youth & Family Center; flexible schedule.
Contact: Ben Hastil at email@example.com or (414) 647-8200.
Mock Interviewers Needed
Contact: Roberta Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-837-4000 ext. 181
Be the Friendly Face that Greets Guests at NPC
Welcome guests, answer phones and assist with administrative tasks weekdays at the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with minimum three hours per week for at least three months.
The Great Milwaukee Victory Garden BLITZ
Help construct raised garden beds May 13-27 so Milwaukee residents can have access to healthy, affordable food. Register here at Victory Garden Initiative.
Contact Logan McDermott at Logan@VictoryGardenInitiative.org or 414-431-0888
Contact: Jim Goulee at email@example.com or (414) 273-7275