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!

NEW Michels Hall Service Program Applications

Are you a first-year student looking for amazing housing in 2018-2019? Michels Hall Service Program applications are available now!  All you need to do is form a group of 8 students who are interested in living together in a suite-style residence hall and want to participate in service in the community, and fill out both the group application and the individual application.

All applications are due on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Residential Education and Housing at housing@snc.edu or the Sturzl Center at sturzlcenter@snc.edu.  

Sunday, December 31 NEW Greater Green Bay YMCA – US Bank Eve

December 31, Various Shifts Available

  • East & West Side YMCA – 4:30 – 8:30 PM
  • Ferguson YMCA – 4:30 – 8:30 PM or 7:30 – 10:15 PM

Volunteers are needed to assist with bingo, arts & crafts, inflatables and more at this family-friendly event. Groups are strongly encouraged and welcome!

If you are interested in volunteering or for more information, please contact Laurie Zastrow at (920) 436-9577 or email volunteer@greenbayymca.org.

Various Dates Green Bay Botanical Garden – WPS Garden of Lights

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from now until December 30 (Various shifts available between 3:30 PM & 9:30 PM)

Volunteers are needed to help make the WPS Garden of Lights event successful. There are a variety of tasks that need volunteers, including helping with concessions, admissions, directing guests to the appropriate lines, guest relations, act as a parking lot attendant, and other tasks!

If you are interested in volunteering, you can sign up here. If you have questions about volunteering, please contact Anne Basten at (920) 491-3691 ext. 105 or email abasten@gbbg.org.

Children’s Museum of Green Bay December Volunteer Opportunities

The Children’s Museum of Green Bay is looking for volunteers for various events throughout December. Please check out the different opportunities here. If you are unsure if a spot has been filled, you may go to this website.

Some specific events that many volunteers are needed for are:

  • Santa’s Workshops – assisting guests with making gifts or projects with real wood and tools.
  • The Best Wholiday – assisting guests with Grinch themed activities during snack and story time.
  • Kid’s Rockin’ Eve – assisting with New Year’s stations and activities for one of the museum’s biggest days of the year!

If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Steig at kelsey.steig@gmail.com.

On-Going Opportunity YWCA of Greater Green Bay – Clothing Sorters and Merchandisers

The YWCA is always in need of volunteers to sort and/or steam incoming donations, determine where sorted items should be placed and help price and arrange merchandise. Some knowledge of clothing brands is required. Shifts are available anytime between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Hannah Neece at (920) 432-5581 ext. 141 or email hneece@ywcagreenbay.org

Various Dates Bell Ringing for Salvation Army

Until Saturday, December 23: Varying times and locations

Volunteers are needed by the Salvation Army to assist with ringing bells for their annual bell-ringing campaign.

For available times and locations, please visit the Salvation Army’s website.

If you have questions about volunteering, please contact the Bell Office at (920) 884-3077 or email bells_greenbay@usc.salvationarmy.org.

Non-date specific Mit Liebe German Shepherd Dog Rescue – Dog Walker

Mit Liebe is looking for people to walk dogs they have at a boarding kennel. They want to have their dogs see as many people as possible and get socialized.

If this is something you are interested in, please contact Sandie Gore at mitliebegsdr@gmail.com

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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