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 TRIPS Program Updates

Would you like to participate with the TRIPS Program or continue your TRIPS involvement? TRIPS has various opportunities coming up to help further your leadership skills, expand your knowledge about various social justice issues, and continue moving along the Active Citizen Continuum.

Currently, Trip Leader applications for the International Medical and International Poverty trips are being accepted for the upcoming year! To apply, please fill out this google form by Friday, March 9th.

In addition to being an International Trip Leader, please keep in mind the other opportunities TRIPS currently has available:

For more information, please visit the TRIPS website.

The TRIPS Program is looking forward to receiving your application!

If you have further questions, please email trips@snc.edu.

NEW 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.

NEW YMCA Swim Smart

  • Wednesdays – April 3 and 10: 4:00 – 5:30 PM
  • Thursdays – April 5 and 12: 4:00 – 5:30 PM

The Green Bay YMCA is in need of volunteers to help provide 2nd grade children from at-risk schools a hands-on water safety experience that helps to give them the skills and knowledge necessary to recognize and prevent water emergencies. Volunteers are needed to help both in the pool and on the pool deck.

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

NEW 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.

March 17, 18, 24, and 25 National Railroad Museum – Great Bunny Train

March 17, 18, 24 and 25: Morning Shift – 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM; Afternoon Shift – 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM; All-Day – help will be provided with lunch

The National Railroad Museum is in need of volunteers to help bring spring magic to the children of the community! Volunteers would be helping with games, arts and crafts, platform safety and seed planting.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Scott Lozar at slozar@nationalrrmuseum.org or call (920) 437-7623 ext. 13

Children’s Museum of Green Bay March Volunteer Opportunities

The Children’s Museum of Green Bay is looking for volunteers for various events throughout March. 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:

  • Circus Science Saturday – March 24th: 9:45 AM – 12 PM
  • The Healthy Hop – March 30th: 9:45 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Multiple dates for “Leprechaun Labs”

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

Saturday, March 31st Badger State Brewing 10k

Saturday, March 31st – various shifts available

The Center for Childhood Safety is organizing an event held in Green Bay. They are in need of volunteers to help with packet pick-up, water stops, and directing runners on the course.

More information regarding shifts and sign-up links can be found here. If you have other questions. please contact Willow Stewart at wstewart@ccsgb.org or call (920) 272-0110. Volunteers should register by March 24th.

Saturday, April 7th The Big Event Presented by Encompass

Saturday, April 7: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM – 3-hour shifts available

Encompass Early Education and Care is to host their 30th Annual “Big Event” and are in need of around 500 volunteers in order to make the event a success. Volunteers are needed to help in food areas, act as costumed characters, help in the booths, assisting exhibitors, acting as greeters, along with set-up and take down. The Big Event si Encompass’s biggest fundraiser event of the year as it raises money for the programs they provide to help the children they serve.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Maria Gillis at (920) 469-1236 ext 1114 or email mgillis@encompasseec.org. For more information regarding shifts, check out this flyer!

Saturday, April 21st Fox-Wolf Watershed Cleanup

Saturday, April 21st: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

With almost 50 cleanup sites located along the Fox River, the Wolf River, and more, volunteers are needed to help with the cleanup! Volunteers will visit the sites throughout the watershed to remove garbage and debris. The annual cleanup aims to build a sense of community and increase understanding of the environmental stewardship necessary to improve water quality in our region.

For more information or to sign up to volunteer, follow this link.

Various Dates Green Bay Cellcom Marathon Training Runs

  • Saturday, April 7 – 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM or 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 28 – 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM or 12:00 PM

Volunteers are needed to serve water at water stations during these training runs. The time commitment will vary depending on how long the race takes on that particular day.

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

On-Going Opportunity Tutoring Opportunities

  • Mondays and Fridays – 12:45 – 3:15 PM
  • Wednesdays – 9:30 – 11:45 AM
  • Monday – Friday – 8:45 – 9:30 AM

Father Allouez Catholic School is seeking volunteers to serve as middle school level tutors to assist students with English, language arts, and math. There are various times that tutors are needed and volunteers would be appreciated for any portion of the time they are available. Volunteers can serve as many days as they would like.

For more information or to volunteer, call (920) 336-3230 or email kfranz@gracesystem.org.

Einstein Project – Spring Kit Refurbishing

Any time between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday

Groups of volunteers (3-20 people) are needed to help the Einstein Project refurbish their spring kits. Volunteers would be counting, sorting, cleaning, and quality checking materials that are in the kits. Any time that volunteers can come is helpful!

If you or a group is interested in volunteering, please contact April Pingel at (920) 884-8800 or email april@einsteinproject.org.

Miracle League of Green Bay

The Miracle League of Green Bay is an organized baseball league for children with disabilities, regardless of their capabilities. Each player is matched with an able-bodied buddy.  Buddies assist the participant with batting, fielding, and getting around as much as or as little as needed.  The player bats, fields, rounds bases, as nearly close to actual baseball league rules as he/she is capable of.

For more information check out this flyer.

If interested in volunteering please contact Shelly Curran at scurran2001@gmail.com or call (920) 713-6562 or sign up here.

On-Going Opportunity St. Vincent de Paul – Data Recording

Anytime between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM – Monday through Friday

Do you find joy in getting the details just right? Are you computer savvy and a pretty good typist? St. Vincent de Paul is in need of detail-oriented volunteers to help us keep accurate digital records of the many area people we serve. Type information from paper documents into our database using up-to-date computers in our Personal Service Center. Understanding of data confidentiality is mandatory. This position could be an excellent resume builder for the right student.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Lynn Mullins at (920) 435-4040 ext. 107 or email volunteer@svdpgb.org.

On-Going Opportunity Violence Intervention Project -Helpline Volunteer

VIP Advocates is in search of individuals who would answer crisis calls from victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Prior to being able to answer calls, volunteers are required to attend five 4-hour sessions for training. Once training is complete, volunteers are able to set their own schedule.

If you are interested, please contact Danielle at vipvolcoor@vipadvocates.net or call (920) 487-2111.

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

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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