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 during the academic year to see what new opportunities you or your organization can get involved in!

If you would like to join our Google Group and receive weekly emails with the service updates please send a blank e-mail message with a blank subject line to sncserves-list+subscribe@snc.edu.

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

 

NEW! SNC Day Volunteers

Saturday, September 22nd

It takes a huge number of volunteers to make SNC Day a success and we are still in need of some help; so if you are interested in dedicating an hour or two to assist, we would be very grateful.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Chris Betcher at x3021 or christina.betcher@snc.edu.

NEW! Better Block Project Volunteers

Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd – various shifts

On Broadway and the City of Green Bay are co-hosting an event called Better Block Project. Better Block Project is a volunteer driven event where volunteers transform Dousman Street between Broadway and Chestnut to showcase underutilized spaces and give an example of what our downtown could look like if it was more bicycle and pedestrian friendly and are in need of volunteers to help make this happen.

If you’re interested in volunteering for this event, please sign up using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080e45a8ae2da5ff2-better or please visit our Facebook page or website for more information.

Lambeau Field Volunteers

Sundays, September 9, 16 and 30 – various shifts

Monday, October 15 – various shifts

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.

Youth Sports Coach Volunteers

Saturdays from September 15th – October 27th: various shifts between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

The YMCA needs coaches ages 14 and older for their youth sports, which are game-based programs that teach children ages 4-14 the fundamentals and rules of an individual sport. The Y also incorporates character development into the program of each sport. Schedules rotate throughout the year and include times for basketball, football, soccer, baseball, and volleyball.
Contact Laurie Zastrow at 920-436-9577 or laurie.zastrow@greenbayyymca.org.

Explore Volunteer Opportunities

Tuesday, September 18: 3:00-7:00 p.m.

The Volunteer Center of Brown County is hosting the First Annual Community-Wide Volunteer Expo at the KI Convention Center. This event is presented by Fox Communities Credit Union. Meet with over 50 local nonprofit organizations who are just waiting to talk with you about how you can strengthen our community by volunteering. Enjoy a free afternoon of networking, conversation, and light snacks while you learn more about helping to serve your community. Enter to win one of two $50 Visa gift cards!

Contact Melissa Jagodinsky at 920- 429-9445 or americorps@volunteergb.org.

Gallery of Hope Volunteers

Sunday, September 23: set-up (evening)

Monday, September 24: additional set-up (morning), event (5:00-9:00 p.m.)

Freedom House Ministries’ annual fundraiser, the Gallery of Hope, needs volunteers ages 14 and older for various duties, including set-up of the lighting and art gallery, greeting and registering attendees, ushering, and donation collection.

Contact Lydia Davison at 920-432-4646 x1113 or lydiadavison@freedomhouseministries.org.

Kids’ Autumn Adventure Volunteers

Saturday, September 29: two- or four-hour shifts, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

The Thursday Breakfast Optimist Club of Green Bay needs volunteers ages 16 and older (unless accompanied by an adult) to help with their Kids’ Autumn Adventure. Volunteer duties include face painting (patterns provided), mask-making (assist children in assembling pre-cut mask pieces; patterns provided), scavenger hunt (assist children and event organizers as they search for park features), apple tasting (cut apples and assist as needed), lunch line, greeters, and miscellaneous assistance to organizers.

Contact Bert Gagnon at 920-621-2226 or bcg48@sbcglobal.net.

Farmers Market Volunteers

Thursdays until September 27: various shifts, 1:00-9:00 p.m. (8:00 p.m. in Sept.)

Definitely De Pere is looking for volunteers to help with the Downtown De Pere Farmers Market. Help is needed with a variety of tasks, including setting up booths, tables and chairs; handing out produce bags and brochures to market attendees; serving beer (must be 18 or older) and handling cash; and taking down booths, tables and chairs.

Contact Kendall Tilkens at 920-403-0337 or kendall@definitelydepere.org.

5K Volunteers

Saturday, October 13th, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Each year to help support the valuable work completed at Baird Creek, they are holding a 5K Run/Walk to get the community out and involved in their mission; which is to preserve, restore, and maintain the Baird Creek Greenway for generations to come. They need helpers on the day of the event to help keep everything running smoothly! Some of these tasks include helping runners stay on course, organization, helping hand out shirts, and handing out food.

If you’re interested in volunteering please contact Holly Baseman at hollyb@bairdcreek.org.

Buckthorn Cutting Leader

Saturday, October 27th, 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Baird Creek Preservation Foundation works to take care of 500 acres of Greenway. One of their biggest challenges is the invasive buckthorn. They often hold volunteer days and have groups come and help they cut and treat areas to try and get ahead of this species.

They have a group coming to cut buckthorn and need leaders to help them recognize buckthorn, teach how to cut it, and then show how to treat it and then supervise the work.

If you’re interested in volunteering please contact Holly Baseman at hollyb@bairdcreek.org.

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 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 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Fridays: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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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