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

More volunteer opportunities can be found through the Volunteer Center of Brown County or Volunteer

Tuesday, April 25th NEW Oxfam America at SNC – Tunnel of Oppression and Tunnel of Hope

Oxfam America at SNC will be hosting their 7th annual Tunnel on Tuesday, April 25th. Anyone can come between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM. Groups will be going through every five minutes, starting in the Bemis basement and ending in the Cofrin basement lounge.

This is an interactive event that aims to teach people about oppressive issues in our society (Tunnel of Oppression) and about possible solutions to such issues (Tunnel of Hope). Presenters include Best Buddies and Habitat for Humanity, among many others. Tunnel also counts for ED and HR hours!

For more information visit our Facebook event or check out the Oxfam America at SNC Facebook page.

Various Dates NEW UntitledTown Book and Author Festival

  • Friday, April 28: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM (3 shifts available)
  • Saturday, April 29: 5 shifts available
  • Sunday, April 30: 5 shifts available

The UntitledTown Book and Author Festival is in need of volunteers in various locations in Downtown Green Bay to assist with author and attendee check-in, set up, sign posting and relieving book fair participants during lunch and breaks.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Wendy Schuchart at (920) 660-0409 or email wendyschuchart@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 6th NEW Greater Green Bay YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, May 6: 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM (various shifts available)

The Greater Green Bay YMCA is in search of volunteers to help with their Healthy Kids Day held at Shopko Hall. Opportunities range from assisting with arts and crafts, supervising inflatables activities, preparing a healthy snack and more. Volunteers for full shifts will receive a volunteer t-shirt and a lunch voucher.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Holly Nickerson at (920) 436-9577 or email holly.nickerson@greenbayymca.org.

On-going Opportunity NEW Feeding América Eastern Wisconsin

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

Feeding América 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.

April 22nd and April 29th Support SNC Track and Field

  • Saturday, April 22: 10:30 AM
  • Saturday, April 29: 10:30 AM

The SNC Track & Field team is looking for volunteers to help run upcoming home meets at Schneider Stadium. Volunteers are needed for 1-4 hours and could be responsible for using a rake, selling hot dogs, carry hurdles, or place a bar back on the high jump standards after a miss.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Megan Kuehl at megan.kuehl@snc.edu or call (920) 403-4321.

Saturday, April 29th SNC Relay for Life 2017: Connect4aCure

Saturday, April 29: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

SNC Colleges Against Cancer is holding its annual Relay for Life event this month. It is a fundraising event for cancer research through the American Cancer Society. This year’s event, Connect4aCure, will include music, food, games, activities, prizes and more. SNC community members will also be sharing their stories of how cancer has affected their lives. Registration is $10. At the event, debit cards, credit cards, personal checks, and cash are acceptable forms of payment for activities, food, and prize drawing tickets. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to form teams for student organizations, campus departments or with friends.

For more information, contact Matt Matuszak at matthew.matuszak@snc.edu or Julia Novotny at julia.novotny@snc.edu or visit their website.

Saturday, April 29th NEW Zoo Party for the Planet

Saturday, April 29: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM (Different shifts available)

The NEW Zoo is looking for a variety of volunteers to assist with supervising game and activity stations, act as costume mascots, serve cake to guests and more.

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

Friday, May 5th – Sunday, May 7th Green Bay Garden Blitz

May 5-7: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Volunteers are needed to help with the Green Bay Garden Blitz. The Green Bay Garden Blitz empowers Green Bay residents to grow food and be part of a sustainable, urban agricultural system. Volunteers are needed to deliver and install gardens in the community, which will increase access to food. Other tasks include building the garden boxes, delivering the boxes and filling the boxes with soil.

To register or for more information, please contact Kim Diaz at kimr.diaz@gmail.com or call (920) 496-9464. Please register by Thursday, May 4th.

Saturday, June 3rd BayCare Clinic Century Bayshore to Lakeshore Bike Ride

Saturday, June 3rd: various shifts available between 6:00 AM & 7:00 PM

The ride is sponsored by the BayCare Clinic Foundation and is part of the BayCare Clinic Bikes fitness and wellness initiative which promotes bicycling as a healthy, family-friendly activity. Efforts are aimed toward increasing bicycling and advocating for rider safety throughout northeastern Wisconsin.

Volunteers are needed to cheer on riders at rest stops, post-meal support, clean-up and other tasks! More information on potential volunteer tasks can be found here.

Volunteers should register by May 8, 2017 by contacting Kalli Seglund at kseglund@baycare.net or call (920) 490-9046 ext. 1320.

2017-18 School Year YMCA 21C At-Risk After School Program Staff

The YMCA 21C After School Programs are collecting applications to be a staff member for next school year. Flexible shifts are available Monday-Friday at various times, depending on the site.

The 21C program is an extension of the school day, offering students a safe and fun environment where Y staff help them grow and thrive in academics, social skills, and emotional development. As a staff member, you would be responsible for a group of students and encourage positive behavior choices and character development as you lead them through a variety of curriculum.

For position requirements and other information, please see the job posting, which can be found here.

Miracle League of Green Bay

The Miracle League of Green Bay is an organized baseball league for children with disabilities, regardless of their capabilities and they are looking for volunteers! Each player is matched with an able-bodied buddy. Buddies have strict rules to adhere to and assist the participant with batting, fielding, and getting around as much or as little as needed.

If you are interested in volunteering, you can register online. If you have any questions, please contact Shelly Curran at scurran2001@gmail.com  or call/text (920) 713-6562.

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.

Aseracare Hospice

Aseracare Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide companionship and support for their Veteran and non-Veteran patients. Volunteers will connect with each patient and also assist with practical tasks, or provide helpful services such as writing letters, reading, and making phone calls. All volunteers must complete a background check, drug-screening and TB test, which are provided at Aseracare’s office.

If interested, please contact Emily Umbreit at emily.umbreit@aseracare.com or (920) 497-4672.

Bethesda Thrift Store Volunteers

Bethesda Thrift Shop is looking for volunteers to sort, clean, and hang clothes. They also need volunteers to help sort donations that are dropped off at the warehouse.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Kelly Udell at (920) 544-5849 or email kelly.udell@mailblc.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.

  Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps Members

The Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps program is administered by Marshfield Clinic in partnership with the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee. The program was developed on behalf of Volunteer Wisconsin, a coalition of local, regional and state organizations committed to serving as the state umbrella organization dedicated to volunteerism. Volunteer Wisconsin AmeriCorps will place 48 full-time AmeriCorps members to support the development of nonprofit organizational capacity to engage volunteers.

For more information and details on post-graduate opportunities please click here.

  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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