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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!
1551 Family Literacy Project Volunteer
Jefferson County Literacy Council Volunteer Category: Community Programs
JCLC seeks volunteers to work with our Instructional Coordinator during Family Literacy events throughout the year. Types of events include school and community fairs and family literacy nights. Typical duties include handing books and information out to families and engaging participants in literacy games. A 5-10 hour commitment is required for this volunteer position. Desired volunteers have excellent communication skills and relate well to children and families.
1550 Marketing and Public Relations Assistant
Jefferson County Literacy Council Volunteer Category: Marketing & Public Relations
JCLC seeks volunteers to work with our staff to create meaningful and eye-catching marketing materials including but not limited to event posters, infographics, signs and brochures for use on public bulletin boards, facebook and our website. Marketing and Public Relations assistants should be willing to make a 5-10 hour commitment per project to JCLC. Desired volunteers for this position should have some experience or interest in graphic design, desktop publishing and social media.
1548 Fundraising Assistant
Jefferson County Literacy Council Volunteer Category: Fundraising
JCLC seeks volunteers to work with our Executive Director and Board of Directors during fundraising events throughout the year. Typical duties include helping with mail campaigns, event promotion, set-up and clean up, serving food and drink and other aspects of event management. Fundraising assistants should be willing to make a 5-10 hour commitment per project.
1547 Teaching Assistant
Jefferson County Literacy Council Volunteer Category: Education--adult
JCLC seeks highly motivated individuals to assist lead teachers in adult education in small group classes. A six hour training session is required for this position. Training sessions are offered three times yearly: September, November and April. Please see www.jclc.us for the latest training session dates. Interested applicants should be willing to contribute service for a minimum of 9 months. Volunteers typically work 40-60 hours during one year of service working with adults that need help with reading, writing, math skills and English as a second language. Excellent communication skills and reliable transportation is a must for this volunteer opportunity.
1546 Triathlon Directional Volunteer
J-Hawk Aquatic Club Volunteer Category: Sports & Recreation
You would give directions, on either the bike route, or the the running course. The bike route is on country roads and they are not blocked off. The run course is through the nature preserve, on campus.
1545 Triathlon Directional Volunteer
J-Hawk Aquatic Club Volunteer Category: Sports & Recreation
You would give directions, on either the bike route, or the the running course. The bike route is on country roads and they are not blocked off. The run course is through the nature preserve, on campus.
1544 Color Me Great Run/Walk Volunteer
Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson Volunteer Category: Fundraising
We are looking for volunteers to work color stations at our upcoming Color Me Great Run/Walk.
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.
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