Summer is an ideal time to volunteer! Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee, features a calendar full of events, both one-time and ongoing including a Youth Summer of Service flyer. Here are a few opportunities in July and beyond.
Court Appointed Special Advocate
Kids Matter needs you to become a voice for children in foster care. Advocate for the best interests of a child to ensure the child has a safe, nurturing permanent home. Summer training involves 5 required classes evenings and Saturday; July 11, 18, 21, 25 and 30.
Contact Lance Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org or (414) 344-1220.
Protect Our Plants – Habitat Restoration
Contact Kate Jaeger at email@example.com or 414-897-5184.
Help Kids Make Slime
Help children make slime from scratch as they learn about its scientific properties at Milwaukee Public Library’s Villard Square branch on Tuesday, July 17; 1:15-4:00 pm. Apply by July 12.
Online Volunteer Application for volunteers 18+ years of age
Contact Danielle Wrobleski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-286-3000.
Youth Sports Camp
Assist in sports and activities and ensure the safety of each camper at sports camp for youth with vision loss served by Vision Forward Association July 23-25; 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Marquette University, Straz Tower (Rec Plex). Apply here.
Contact Kelly Lynch at email@example.com or 414-615-0161.
Receive orders, pack bags and distribute food to families at food pantry for United Methodist Children’s Services; commit to one 2 hour weekday shift a month.
Contact Tara Monnink at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-344-1818.
River Basin Steward
Remove invasive species, establish native plants and trees, maintain trails and collect seeds around Milwaukee’s river basin for River Revitalization Foundation; Monday and Friday afternoons and Saturdays.
Contact Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com at or 414-271-8000.
Food Sorting to Solve Hunger!
Contact Kim Cafcules at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-831-6333.
Milwaukee Air and Water Show
Contact Tony Snell at TSnell@milwaukee.org or 414-287-4243.