Volunteer Opportunities

This page is updated weekly to reflect the service and volunteer opportunities that are submitted to us by community and campus partners. Check back every Thursday to see what new opportunities you or your organization can get involved in!

If you would like to receive weekly emails with the service updates please send a blank e-mail message to Sncserves-join@lists.snc.edu

For summer volunteer opportunities, visit the Volunteer Center of Brown County or Volunteer Match!

Saturday, October 21st & 28th NEW Halloween at the Y

  • Saturday, October 21: 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM (Broadview Y)
  • Saturday, October 21: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM (Ferguson Family Y)
  • Saturday, October 28: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM (East Side Y)
  • Saturday, October 28: 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM (West Side Y)

Halloween at the Y is a free, safe, family-friendly event celebrating Halloween through a “spooktacular” night of face painting, arts and crafts, games and more. Volunteers are needed to make this event a safe alternative to other Halloween events. Volunteers are encouraged to sign up as individuals or as a group.

If you are interested in volunteering, you can sign up here.

If you have any questions, please contact Laurie Zastrow at (920) 436-9577 or email volunteer@greenbayymca.org.  

Saturday, October 21st & 28th NEW Halloween at Heritage Hill

Saturdays, October 21 & 28: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM (3-hour shifts available)

Heritage Hill is looking for volunteers to help with their Halloween event. Possible volunteer tasks include set-up and take-down, assisting at the front desk, helping in the gift store, running activities for kids such as bobbing for apples or spooky games, and handing out candy.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Liz Jolly at (920) 448-5150 ext. 101 or email liz@heritagehillgb.org.  

Saturday, October 28th NEW Make a Difference Day

Saturday, October 28: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Make a Difference Day is the national day of doing good for others. Come help to make a difference in the community! Students will go out to homes of elderly people in the area to help “winterize” them by raking, cleaning windows gutters, etc. We also will be going out to nonprofit organizations in the area. This also counts as a semester service event for student organizations. Please sign up using this form.

If you have any questions, please contact Staci Baumann (Residence Hall Association Advisor) at staci.baumann@snc.edu.

Saturday, October 28th NEW Downtown De Pere Trick or Treat

Saturday, October 28: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Definitely De Pere is in search of volunteers to hand out candy to kids and families who visit downtown businesses to collect candy.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Heather Kostelnik at (920) 403-0337 or email heather@definitelydepere.org.

Saturday, November 4th NEW SNC Colleges Against Cancer – Run for Lungs 5k

Saturday, November 4: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Run for Lungs 5k is a run/walk around the St. Norbert College campus. The run is organized by SNC Colleges Against Cancer to benefit cancer research and support cancer patients. Participants will receive a commemorative shirt with their registration. The event will have a small raffle drawing and light food available.

For more information, visit this website.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Colleges Against Cancer at cac@snc.edu.

Various Weekends ending November 4th National Railroad Museum – Terror on the Fox

Various weekends ending November 4th

The National Railroad Museum is looking for volunteers to help with Terror on the Fox. Possible volunteer responsibilities would include helping with security near the train as well as helping guests board and unboard the train.

If you are interested in volunteering or are looking for a complete list of days and times, please contact Greg Balza at gbalza@nationalrrmuseum.org or call (920) 437-7623.

On-Going Opportunity AseraCare Hospice Companion Volunteer

AseraCare Hospice is seeking caring, compassionate individuals who would be willing to spend time visiting our terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers spend sacred time together with patients and families by accompanying them during their final journey. Companions offer patients healing by practicing a calming presence, deep compassion, and generous listening. Volunteers play an important role in providing social support and decreasing isolation that can so often occur for the terminally ill.

Volunteers need to be able to fit into any mode and engage in conversations from the superficial to the spiritually profound, depending on the day. Also need to be comfortable with silence.

If you are interested in this opportunity please fill out this volunteer application. If you have any questions, please contact Alison Holbrook at alison.holbrook@aseracare.com or call (920) 497-4672

Bethesda Thrift Shop

Bethesda Thrift Shop has volunteer opportunities for students throughout the school year. Students will help process donations and put them in the store for sale. Profits from the stores support programs and services that help those with intellectual and developmental disabilities live their best possible life. Volunteers may come individually or in small groups up to three people and are required to volunteer for a 2 hour shift.

If you are interested in volunteering, just call the store (920-544-5849) 1 day prior to the date you wish to come in and volunteer.

If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Udell at the phone number above or email kelly.udell@mailblc.org

Freedom House Ministries – Receptionist

Freedom House is a homeless shelter serving families in Brown County. We provide shelter as well as programming that is designed to lead them on a journey to self-sufficiency.

As a receptionist at Freedom House, you would be responsible for answering phones & doors, accepting donations, relaying messages to staff and greeting visitors & residents. This position is flexible.

If you are interested, please contact Lydia Davison at lydiadavison@freedomhouseministries.org or call (920) 432-4646 ext. 113.

On-going Opportunity Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin

Monday through Friday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin, located in Appleton, is in need of volunteers to sort donated food. Tasks include assisting with packaging, labeling, sorting or cleaning.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Liz Wollenberg at (920) 202-3689 or email lwollenberg@feedingamericawi.org.

Literacy Green Bay – on-going opportunity

Literacy Green Bay has many volunteer opportunities for college students! Students can tutor an adult learner one on one in the adult tutoring program. Students could also tutor an elementary school child in the child tutoring program. Other opportunities are be an English Language Learner (ELL) classroom aide, help with children in childcare or assist staff in the office.

For more information or to contact Literacy Green Bay, visit their website.

The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park Giraffes Volunteer Program

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

The NEW Zoo is in search of volunteers for their giraffe experience which is open twice a day, every day of the year. Volunteers will supervise and oversee the giraffe feeding experience, interact with visitors and sell feed.

In order to volunteer for the giraffe experience, you first have to become a part of the zoo’s regular volunteer program and then complete an additional online training.

If interested in volunteering, please contact Angela Kawski at (920) 662-2405 or email volunteer@newzoo.org.  

Boys & Girls Club of Green Bay

The Boys & Girl Club of Green Bay has an ongoing need for volunteers to help with answering phones and directing callers to the correct person Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Club is looking for groups of individuals who are willing to donate their time on a consistent basis, any help is greatly appreciated.

If interested in volunteering, please contact Ben Perkovich at (920) 494-7090 ext. 1054 or email bperkovich@bgcgb.org.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

The Green Bay Habitat for Humanity ReStore is seeking Donation Receiving Assistants. Volunteers are needed to help on Fridays from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM or 2:00 PM-6:00 PM and on Saturdays from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM or 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. The ReStore asks for volunteers to commit to at least one shift per month.

Volunteers will assist the ReStore accept donations, load merchandise for customers, and sort through donations. Orientation and training is provided.

If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please contact Chiara at (920) 338-1650 or email volunteer@restoregb.org. More information can be found on the Habitat for Humanity ReStore website.

Exceptional Equestrians

Exceptional Equestrians is looking for volunteers to side-walk a horse with a special needs child for therapy. There are opportunities available Monday through Thursday.

To volunteer, fill out a volunteer application.

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Eparvier at (920) 347-3174.

  Become a Friend with ASPIRO

If you like to going to the movies, eating out, watching sports, or shopping…why not befriend someone with a disability and share these fun times together!

ASPIRO is looking for volunteers to become a friend with someone living with a disability. You would be matched with someone who is currently on the wait list for their Friends Forever Program. For brief descriptions of individuals on the waiting list check out their website.

For more volunteer information please contact Sheri Sorenson at (920) 593-4348 or ssorenson@aspiroinc.org

  Bay Area Humane Society

One of the hardest parts about coming to college is leaving your best friend behind.  If you have a pet you know that sometimes you just really need their support.  If you’re missing your friend, or just love animals, consider volunteering with the Bay Area Humane Society!

Information on various volunteer opportunities can be found on their website.

For questions or more information on opportunities please contact programs@bayareahumanesociety.com or (920) 469-3110 ext.116



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