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 September.
Sexual Assault Hotline
Answer the crisis line and provide information/intervention to victims of sexual trauma for Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services. Training is Sept. 26 – Oct. 7, and a six-month commitment is expected.
Contact Nicole Glaser at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-219-5228.
Court Appointed Special Advocate
Kids Matter needs voices for children in foster care. Volunteers can advocate for the best interests of a child to ensure the child has a safe, nurturing, permanent home. Trainings are held on Wednesday evenings and one Saturday from late September to the end of October.
Contact Lance Jones at email@example.com or (414) 344-1220.
Marquette University International Friendship Program
Enjoy the company of an international student by participating in monthly activities. This is a great opportunity for families. Interested parties should apply by Sept. 15 to the Marquette University – Office Of International Education.
Contact Eli Marten at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-288-7289.
Milwaukee Film Festival
Take tickets, distribute and count ballots, assist at will call and direct people in line for movies at the Milwaukee Film Festival Sept. 28-Oct. 12; various shifts are available. Register here.
Contact Amelia Bursi at email@example.com or 414-755-1965 ext. 210.
Doors Open Milwaukee
Historic Milwaukee seeks volunteers to greet visitors at one of 160 locations throughout metro Milwaukee at Doors Open Milwaukee, Sept. 23–24. Shifts are 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. or 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sign up here.
Contact Grace Fuhr at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-277-7795.
Lunch on Tuesdays
Bring and serve bag or hot lunches for 40 women undergoing outpatient substance abuse treatment at Meta House on a Tuesday (11 a.m.-1 p.m.). This is a perfect opportunity for groups of 5 to 8 people.
Contact Laura Jacobson at email@example.com or 414-977-5823.
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