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
Serve as a mock interviewer for freshman class at Carmen Schools of Science and Technology South Campus Thursday, May 11, morning or afternoon; must have interviewing experience/skills. Sign up here.
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.
Contact: email@example.com or 414-344-3933
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
Pull invasive weeds at a nearby Milwaukee County Park Saturday mornings in May for The Park People. See Weed-Out schedule for dates and locations.
Contact: Jim Goulee at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 273-7275
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