Does your New Year’s resolution include volunteering to help out 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 January.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Information Session
Contact Danny Robb at email@example.com or 414-831-4585
Sexual Assault Hotline
Answer the crisis line and provide information/intervention to victims of sexual trauma weekends or overnight for Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services. Register for intensive two-week training (February and March) by Jan. 31.
Contact Nicky Glaser at HealingVolunteer@aurora.org or 414-219-5228
Adult Day Care Helper
Assist elderly and adults with disabilities with activities such as reading, arts and crafts, and at meal and snack time; weekday mornings or afternoons with once a week commitment at St. Ann Center For Intergenerational Care – Bucyrus Campus.
Contact Monica Yarn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-210-2432
Healthy Dating Summit Assistant
Help with set up, registration, workshop support and surveys at Sojourner Family Peace Center for event that promotes healthy relationships for middle and high school students Thursday, Jan. 11 and 25; 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Additional dates throughout school year.
Contact Lily Grant at email@example.com or 414-810-1826
Delivery Day at Zion Rock Food Pantry
Food will be unloaded and stocked on the shelves for Friedens Community Ministries Tuesday, Jan. 16;; 10:15-11:45 a.m. Food pantry is located on Milwaukee’s northwest side.
Contact Sandy Yang at Volunteer@FriedensPantry.org or 414-289-6030
Betty Brinn Neighborhood Night Event
Help children and families create art at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Thursday, Jan. 18; 5:30-7:45 p.m. This event is run by Artists Working in Education – AWE.
Contact Tatiana Diaz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-722-1719
I Have A Dream Blood Drive
Donate blood and save lives for BloodCenter of Wisconsin Saturday, Jan. 13 at Northside YMCA (Prime Time Room), 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Contact: Todd Coleman at Todd.Coleman@bcw.edu or (414) 937-6249