As the calendar turns to fall, there are many opportunities to help others. Volunteer Milwaukee, a service of the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee features a calendar of events for volunteers, both one-time and ongoing. Here are a few of the opportunities in September and beyond.
10th Annual UNCOM Walk for Health and Wellness
Set up and break down, monitor walk course, help with photo shoot and assist vendors with food at Kadish Park Friday, September 21; 1:30-4 p.m. and 4-7p.m. Come out and support United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee!
Contact Nettie Perry at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414 364-6799.
P.E./Health Gym Aides
Monitor hallway transitions from gym back to class and assist in discussions and facilitating classroom activities during health class with middle school students at Milwaukee Academy Of Science; flexible weekday hours.
Contact Volunteer Coordinator at volunteercoordinator@MAScience.org or 414-933-0302.
Set up, serve food and beverages and help with children’s activities as Victory Garden Initiative celebrates a successful harvest Saturday, September 15; shifts available between 2:00 and 8:30p.m.
Contact Eric Anderson at email@example.com or 414-431-0888.
Harvest food from Walnut Way Conservation Corp garden which includes washing, weighing, prepping, and storing crops; Saturday mornings, September-October 27; 7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. or 7:00 a.m.-noon.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-264-2326.
Hand out packets September 20 and 21, assist at start and finish line, check gear, monitor course and more at Milwaukee Brewers Mini-Marathon to benefit the MACC Fund Saturday, September 22. Register online here.
Contact Race Coordinator at email@example.com.
Doors Open Milwaukee
Historic Milwaukee needs you to greet visitors, answer questions and track attendance at one of 160 buildings throughout metro Milwaukee at Doors Open Milwaukee, September 22–23; 4-hour morning and afternoon shifts. Sign up here.
Contact Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-277-7795.
Read With Me
Share the excitement of books and read with young children ages 2-5, as often as you’d like on Tuesday Wednesday, and Friday mornings at Next Door; Capitol Drive and N. 29th Street locations. Fall program begins September 17.
Contact: Martina A. Stevens at email@example.com or 414-562-2929 ext. 2529.
Preserve Fresh Produce to Feed the Hungry
Chop, blanch, freeze, and can fresh produce to feed the hungry Thursdays 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m., September-November for The Gathering at All Saints Cathedral. Individuals and small groups welcome.
Contact: Angela Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-272-4122.
13th Annual Milwaukee Fatherhood Summit
Serve as greeters, registration attendants, hospitality, room/hall monitors, parking attendants and security for Social Development Commission; Oct. 4, 4-8pm, Oct. 5, 7 a.m.-noon or 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct 6, 7 a.m.-noon. Register by September 14.
Contact Diane Robinson at email@example.com or 414-795-1771.
Environmental Health – After School Program
Assist educator in providing after-school environmental health and outdoor recreation related to KK River to 4th and 5th grade students at south side schools for Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers mid-September-mid December. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, not required.
Contact Kate Jaeger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-897-5184.