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  • Thank you for utilizing the UW-Whitewater Career & Leadership Development Volunteer Opportunity Clearinghouse! To search for volunteer opportunities, choose the appropriate category of service and the county in which you’d like to serve.
  • Next to each entry, you’ll find an identifier (a four-digit number). Click on each number to access further details about an opportunity.
  • If you are a business or service agency and would like to add a service project to the Clearinghouse, fill out and submit this submission form.
  • If you are a student seeking a project and don’t see one that works for you, please visit our website for more ways to connect with service opportunities.
  • For more information or assistance, contact Career & Leadership Development at 262-472-1471 or the Student Involvement Office at 262-472-6217 or involvement@uww.edu. Thank you!
1543 Front Desk, Administrative Assistant, Campus Docent, Archives/Inventory, Collections Management, etc
Rock County Historical Society Volunteer Category: Community Programs
Volunteer: Front Desk, Assist staff in welcoming and orienting visitors, answer phone calls, run gift shop sales, and provide administrative assistance when needed. Administrative Assistant, Assist museum staff with mailings, projects, office organization, and filings, answering phones or other intermittent clerical needs Campus Docent, Lead tours through the Lincoln-Tallman House, serve as a campus representative, and answer questions from visitors. Training is required. Archives/Inventory, Provide research assistance and work on ongoing genealogy projects while supplementing our tours, exhibits, and events with unique and enriching artifacts and stories from Rock County’s history. Minimum of 4 hours required per month. Also, scan and rename digital files. Collections Management, Learn about history and how to correctly maintain and preserve artifacts. Also would be researching items and helping the Curator catalog items into computer databases Maintenance,The RCHS campus is a 3.5-acre site complete with 5 historic buildings. Work with our staff to care for these venues by assisting in their interior and exterior preservation. We are in need of both cold weather (Snow removal) and warm weather (Landscaping and lawn care) help. Internships: Membership Coordinator, Help with the membership drive by sending letters, keeping up with existing membership and recruiting potential new members. The student will also be organizing and entering the membership into the database program. Special Events Coordinator/Committee Member, Lend a hand at special events like the Lincoln-Tallman Fun Dash 5k/10k, the Tallman Arts Festival, the Historic House Tour, and other fun events. Help plan, coordinate, set-up, and staff events both at the museum and off-site. Information Technology, Work to revamp the RCHS website and make it more efficient, user friendly, and incorporate IMC. Frances Willard School Teacher, Teach children from local schools what school was like in the past. For one month in the spring, assist with instruction and projects. Advertising/Marketing, Help promote all that is occurring on our own campus and spread the message of our brand through print, media, online, and social networking. Work to create integrated campaigns and ad materials.
1527 Director of Development Assistant
Studio 84 Volunteer Category: Marketing & Public Relations
Assist Executive Director with various areas of development. Our newest program is development of an art store that our students can also work at or volunteer at. In conjunction with that is a skills program that teaches daily and pre vocational skills through the arts and theater, with a practical hands on volunteer program in the community to put those skills to use. Assistant would need to get out into the community to secure volunteer positions, assist with development and management of the store with a business plan, goals, writing of policy, making connections with UW-W students & professors for interns. Setting up a system of management for volunteers and open hours of store. Working with participants in the program with the arts and theater would be occasionally required.
1526 Program Assistant/Mentor
Lets Move Girls Volunteer Category: Youth
“Let’s Move Girls” is an after-school program taking place in the spring for girls in the 5th through 8th grade, focusing on fitness, nutrition, and wellness. The program is in its fifth year of operation at the Whitewater Unified School District. In order for the program to be successful, female volunteers are needed to help run the after school activities and act as mentors for the students.
1524 Evening Bingo Volunteer
Cedar Crest Inc. Volunteer Category: Elderly
Assist residents in playing bingo. Help set up bingo game and gather residents before game and take them back after the game.
1523 Ceramics Volunteer
Cedar Crest Inc. Volunteer Category: Elderly
Any day of the week; lead residents in staining bisque pieces and teaching technique.
1522 Arts and Crafts Volunteer
Cedar Crest Inc. Volunteer Category: Elderly
Help residents with various craft projects including jewelry and seasonal decorations.
1521 Chapel Services - Day or Evening
Cedar Crest, Inc. Volunteer Category: Elderly
Bring residents to and from chapel for services. Assist them during service as needed.
1520 Stream Monitoring Assistant
UW-Whitewater Volunteer Category: Environment
UW-Whitewater participates in the Water Action Volunteers (WAV) program, which is dedicated to citizen stream monitoring in the state of Wisconsin. We do Level 1 stream monitoring of Bluff Creek and Whitewater Creek, which measures turbidity, temperature, dissolved oxygen, flow, and biotic index. Volunteers work with a site supervisor to perform these measurements.
1519 Garden Laborer
UW-Whitewater Volunteer Category: Environment
Come out to one of our garden volunteer times and help us maintain the crops through a variety of activities, including weeding, watering, harvesting, and pest control. This is a great opportunity to learn more about gardening and make a positive contribution to the food security of our community since the majority of all produce generated in the campus garden is donated to the Whitewater Food Pantry. Come out and chip in and feel free to ask your garden-related questions while you work and myself or someone on our garden team will do their best to answer them. We meet at the garden site in between Moraine Bookstore and Ambrose Health Center. Coordinates are listed above in the street address.
1516 Greenhouse Laborer
UW-Whitewater Volunteer Category: Environment
Come over to the Upham Greenhouse to help us clean, plant seeds, transplant seedlings, and maintain the greenhouse crops through a variety of activities, including watering, harvesting, and pest control. This is a great opportunity to learn more about gardening and make a positive contribution to the food security of our community since the majority of all produce generated in the campus garden is donated to the Whitewater Food Pantry. Feel free to ask your garden-related questions while you work and myself or someone on our garden team will do their best to answer them. We meet in the Upham Hall Greenhouse, which can be accessed at the end of the hallway past the Physics Department on the south end of the first floor of Upham. We work primarily in Greenhouse #1 (Student Research greenhouse) or in the staging area at the opposite end of the greenhouse.
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