NOW:53051:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
61°
H 63° L 48°
Clear | 6MPH

Weekly United Way Volunteer Center Press Release

Nov. 13, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For Additional Information:

Lori Hayes, Division Manager of Volunteer Engagement
United Way in Waukesha County
(262) 409-2414


United Way Connects the Community to Volunteer Opportunities

(November 13, 2012) – Waukesha, WI – United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following opportunities:

GED Tutors, Literacy Council of Greater Waukesha, Waukesha
Volunteers are needed to tutor students that did not graduate from high school and are studying for their General Equivalency Degree or High School Equivalency Degree. Tutors meet with their students at least once per week for an hour at a local library, school, or public building. Volunteers are needed throughout Waukesha County. Dates and times are coordinated between the tutor and their student once matched. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years old. Training is included.

Retzer Winter JanBoree Volunteer, Waukesha County Park System, Waukesha
Join the winter fun! The Waukesha Winter JanBoree is held on an annual basis on the third weekend in January. Retzer Nature Center always holds its activities on the Sunday of JanBoree weekend - this year being Sunday, January 20th. Assist with children & family activities at the Retzer Nature Center. Activities include simple crafts, snowshoe rentals, and outdoor nature-related activities. Two volunteer shifts are available: 9:30am-1:00 pm or 12:30 to 4:00 pm.

Be a Snow Angel for a Senior this Winter!, Interfaith Senior Programs, Waukesha
Help a neighbor in your community this winter! Volunteers are needed beginning with the first snowfall until April 2013. Volunteers will be matched with a senior or adult with a disability in their community to remove snow from their driveway and sidewalk. Details can be coordinated directly with the person you serve. Enjoy the crisp winter weather as you provide this needed service to an individual that is no longer able to shovel snow due to age or physical condition. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 15 years old. Volunteers may need to bring own equipment.

Comedy Show - Outing Aide, Goodwill Industries of SE Wisconsin, Waukesha
Come out for a day on the town! Spend time with adults with disabilities as they attend a comedy show in downtown Waukesha followed by a treat at a local cafe. Volunteer will assist with seating, serving and clearing food, and providing companionship. This outing will be held on Saturday, January 19 from 12:30 - 3:00pm. Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old, social and mature with a desire to show participants that they are valued. A mandatory 30 minute orientation will be provided prior to your shift.

For more information on United Way in Waukesha County, call (262) 547-8459 or visit www.UnitedWayWaukesha.org/volunteer or www.VolunteerWaukesha.com

# # #

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Falls soccer team advances to WIAA sectional final with 2-0 win 10/23

» GFD is "delivering fire prevention" tonight 10/23

» Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel is officially under new ownership 10/23

» Amy Belle Elementary School Receives Award 10/23

» Orphaned Griebel children adopted by aunt, uncle 10/22

» U.S. Department of Labor fines local company more than $130,000 for violations, endangering employee 10/22

» Award-winning filmmaker to air film locally on Oct. 29 10/22

» Poll: Which area team will win a state football title? 10/22

» Commercial development will be allowed at Falls gateway intersection 10/21

» Milwaukee man charged in armed robbery at Falls Associated Bank 10/21

» Germantown board requests more information on fire department referendum 10/20

» Germantown village officials to consider fire department referendum tonight 10/20

» Menomonee Falls board to review land-use amendment 10/20

» Across Wisconsin, uneven property assessments fly in the face of fairness Updated:  10/19

» Marquette ends Menomonee Falls' dream of GMC football title 10/17

» Preps football photos of the week: Week 9 10/17

» Germantown High School alumni wins gold at Warrior Games 10/17

» Two Germantown Police Officers injured after car chase 10/17

» Workouts happen around the clock at the Germantown Police Department 10/16

» Early Childhood Center plans hit roadblock, crowding remains an issue 10/16

» St. Boniface Apple Pie Production raises money for local charities 10/16

» Parks planning to begin for Village Park, new park 10/15

» Two suspects in custody after armed robbery at Associated Bank 10/15

» Pollworkers needed for Nov. 4 election 10/14

» Enrollment lower than expected in Menomonee Falls 10/13

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss
Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT