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 Wednesday to see what new opportunities you or your organization can get involved in!

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

 

 

NEW! Children’s Museum Volunteers Needed (Throughout the month of November)

The Children’s Museum is looking for volunteers to help out with events throughout November. Click here to see all of the different opportunities.

If you’re interested in volunteering for any of these events, please fill out the volunteer application and email Lindsey Buss at volunteersgbchildrensmuseum@gmail.com.

NEW! Girls on the Run Celebration 5k

Saturday, November 10th: various shifts

Volunteer roles include set up, registration,facilitate an activity, finish line refreshments, course guides, and clean up. The event will be at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton. Various shifts from 5:30 AM-12:30 PM. Minimum age: 7.

If you’re interested in volunteering for this event and want more information, please contact Kathy Olson from Girls on the Run-Northeast Wisconsin at 920-209-5866, kathy.olson@girlsontherun.org.

NEW! Bell Ringing

Monday, November 12th-Monday, December 24th: various shifts

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells. Shifts are from 10:00 AM-7:00 PM, Monday-Saturday OR consider adopting a kettle at a site for a day and you find volunteers to ring bells that day.

If you’re interested in volunteering for this event and want more information, please contact Jean VandenLangenberg at the Salvation Army at 920-593-2375, jean_van@usc.salvationarmy.org.

NEW! Holiday Parade Warming Shelter

Saturday, November 17th: various shifts

The YWCA is in need of volunteers to help setup kids’ activities in addition to some other tasks for their holiday parade warming shelter. Volunteer shifts include: 7:00-8:00 AM (setup); 8:00 AM-1:00 PM (event); 1:00-1:30 PM (cleanup).

If interested, please contact Mike Walsh 920-432-5581 ext. 135, mwalsh@ywcagreenbay.org.

NEW! Holiday Parade Bake Sale  

Saturday, November 17th: various shifts

The YWCA is in need of volunteers to help set-up tables for a Holiday Bake Sale, serve hot cocoa & cider, as well as some other tasks. Volunteer shift is from 7:30 AM (set-up) to 1:30 PM (cleanup).

If interested, please contact Mike Walsh 920-432-5581 ext. 135, mwalsh@ywcagreenbay.org.

NEW! 11th Annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot

November 21nd & 22nd: various shifts

The Green Bay YMCA needs volunteers to help at the t-shirt, food and beverage, and pumpkin pie tents for the Festival Foods Turkey Trot. Volunteers are also needed to act as course monitors (7:45-9:30 AM). November 21: 1:30-6:00 PM; November 22: Various shifts between 6:30-10:00 AM. Volunteers under age 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

For more information about how to volunteer, please contact Laurie Zastrow at Green Bay YMCA 920-436-9577, laurie.zastrow@greenbayymca.org.

Lambeau Field Volunteers

Sunday, November 11 – various shifts

Sundays, December 2, 9 and 30 – various shifts

Volunteers ages 14 and older are needed to help prep and operate a Lambeau Field concessions stand to benefit foster teens through The Production Farm program. Tasks include set-up, making food, selling food and beverages, and clean-up. Volunteers should be positive, energetic, and work well with young people.
Contact Kurt Krauss at 920-948-6737 or kurt@theproductionfarm.org.

Learning with Legos

November 15th & 29th: 4:30-5:30 PM

Expose 2nd and 3rd grade children from local 21C schools to science and math through fun and engaging Lego projects. The volunteer will work one-on-one with the student to utilize the experience of play for lessons in developing problem-solving skills. 4:30-5:30 pm. Minimum age: 14.

For more information, please contact Laurie Zastrow from Green Bay YMCA at 920-436-9577, laurie.zastrow@greenbayymca.org.

On-Going Opportunity Bellin Expressive Arts in Medicine Art Cart Volunteer  

Bring a BEAM Art Cart to patients during their hospital stay, and offer an art or craft project to patients at no cost, along with a smile, and conversation. Art Carts are stocked with art supplies and make & take projects. Volunteering with BEAM is an extremely rewarding experience for an enthusiastic, positive, nurturing person who loves people. Art is part of the healing process, provides distraction from anxiety, and creates a nurturing, healing environment. Hours are flexible (anytime of the day and any day of the week). Minimum age: 16.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact  Amy Eliason from Bellin Health Systems. Inc at 920-430-4674, amy.eliason@bellin.org.

On-Going Opportunity Children’s Museum of Green Bay October Volunteers

Join the Children’s Museum of Green Bay during the month of October to volunteer. From bubbles, to science, to Halloween, they have an opportunity for you! To sign up for a shift, email volunteersgbchildrensmuseum@gmail.com with your name, the date you are signing up for, and if you have any friends coming with you. Click here for the link to the volunteer opportunities.

For more information email volunteersgbchildrensmuseum@gmail.com or call the Children’s Museum of Green Bay at (920) 432-4397.

On-Going Opportunity Altrusa House Volunteers

Monday through Sunday – various shifts 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Altrusa House is a 12-bedroom non-profit hospitality house. For a nominal registration fee, providing convenient, compassionate and homelike lodging for families and patients who travel to Green Bay due to a medical emergency or surgery at one of the 4 hospitals in Green Bay. We are looking for volunteers to help clean the inside of the house in addition to completing outside yard work.

If you’re interested in volunteering for this organization, please email Mary Pay Cumps at marycumps@yahoo.com.

On-Going Opportunity Victory Garden Volunteers

Seven days a week; day and early evening hours

New Leaf Foods, Inc., is seeking volunteers to help with the maintenance of their Victory Garden, which is a therapy garden for individuals with mental illness.

Contact Kim Diaz at 920-496-9464 or kimr.diaz@gmail.com.

On-Going Opportunity Exceptional Equestrians

Exceptional Equestrians is looking for volunteers to side-walk a horse that has a rider with mental or physical disabilities during a therapeutic ride, and help to keep a safe environment. Opportunities to lead the horse if  you have equine experience. There are opportunities available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM. Volunteers would be required to serve for a minimum of one hour per week, for 6 weeks or more.

To volunteer, fill out a volunteer application.

If you have any questions, please contact Deanne Beaumier at (920) 660-0027 or email dbeaumier@exceptionalequestrians.org

On-Going Opportunity Heartland Hospice

Heartland Hospice is looking for friendly visitor volunteers to sit with their patients. Volunteers would help to bring the gift of friendship and enhance patient’s quality of life through social visits that offer support and companionship.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Heartland Hospice at (866)-216-5708.

On-Going Opportunity Clothing Caretaker

Tuesdays-Wednesdays: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Thursdays 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Fridays: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Do you enjoy fashion and love clothes? Do you know the difference between high-end and low-end clothing brands? If so, the YWCA Women’s Empowerment Center has a volunteer opportunity that may be right up your alley. Help is needed sorting and steaming clothing for the Women’s Closet and the Madison Street Boutique. Apply online at ywcagreenbay.org or pick up a paper application at 230 S. Madison Street in Green Bay.

Contact Hannah Neece at 920-432-5581 x141 or hneece@ywcagreenbay.org.

On-Going Opportunity Salvation Army Thrift Store

Anytime Monday-Friday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM and Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Salvation Army Thrift Store is in need of volunteers to accept, sort, and organize donations. Volunteers are also needed to assess the condition of items brought in, ensure appliances and electronic items are working, along with clean and maintain the store’s displays and appearance.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jean VandenLangenberg at (920) 593-2375 or email jean_van@usc.salvationarmy.org.

On-Going Opportunity Crossroads Community Church – Various Opportunities

Sunday Community Breakfast Team – Sundays, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

  • Crossroads Community Church offers a free hot community breakfast each Sunday and they need groups to provide, serve and clean up a meal. Volunteers would need to bring food to feed approximately 40-50 people. This is an ongoing need, unless otherwise notified. Volunteers can serve one time or sign up for regularly scheduled service dates.To register, go to this link.

Sunday Morning Church Nursery Care – Sundays, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

  • A pair of volunteers are needed to assist the church’s children’s ministry and Nursery Care. Volunteers would be caring for infants and toddlers while families attend classes and participate in Worship service. Prior experience with child care is preferred, along with volunteers providing references. Contact Lori Cuene at lmcuene@gmail.com or call (920) 819-7716

If you have questions about either of these opportunities, please contact Lori Cuene at lmcuene@gmail.com or call (920) 819-7716.

On-Going Opportunity Foster the Village

Monday – Friday, times are flexible, but volunteers needed for shifts between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Foster the Village, Inc. is looking for volunteers to assist with sorting and organizing clothing donations.

Contact Cheri Salmon at (920) 660-2221 or fosterthevillage@gmail.com.

On-Going Opportunity Coffee Shop Volunteers

Wednesdays, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Do you like the smell of fresh-roasted coffee? Have you ever wanted to work in a gourmet coffee shop? Bellin Health Systems is seeking volunteers ages 18 and older at their Backstreet Espresso Coffee Shop, located in the lobby of the hospital. Duties include preparing the drinks and running the cash register.

Contact Kim Holmes at 920-433-3547 or kim.holmes@bellin.org.

On-Going Opportunity Girl Scout Troop Leader

September-May

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes would like volunteers ages 18 and older to be troop leaders who are willing to be role models to young women at local high-risk schools. Troops can meet bi-weekly on weeknights or weekends for 60-90 minutes (flexible to the volunteers’ schedules). Training will be provided.

Contact Kristin Gallagher at 920-955-3443 or kgallagher@gsnwgl.org.

On-Going Opportunity Resale Shop Volunteer

Various three-hour shifts

Unity Hospice is looking for energetic and fun volunteers to work in the Unity Resale Shoppe. Duties include receiving donations, sorting, merchandising, and cashiering.

Contact Kelly Lautenslager at 920-338-1111 or klautenslager@unityhospice.org.

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

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.

On-Going Opportunity Literacy Green Bay

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.

On-Going Opportunity 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 Julia Drobeck at (920) 338-5733 or email jdrobeck@restoregb.org. More information can be found on the Habitat for Humanity ReStore website.

 

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