FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Additional Information Contact:
Lori Hayes, Director of Volunteer Engagement
United Way in Waukesha County
United Way Connects the Community to Volunteer Opportunities
(October 3, 2013)—United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following volunteer opportunities:
Home Repair Assistance, Waukesha
Help a neighbor to remain independent in their home by helping out with small minor repairs around the home or yard. Volunteers are needed to make minor home repairs, change light bulbs, fix plumbing, etc. Dates and times are flexible, based on the client's schedule. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Therapeutic Riding Class Volunteer, Waukesha
Do you enjoy horses and want to help others have a fun and safe riding experience? Side Walkers and Leaders assist in therapeutic riding classes as well as horse care. We need interested people willing to commit to an ongoing volunteer position (6-8 weeks). Interested volunteers will be provided training. Must be at least 13 years old. Must be able to walk for 45 minute sessions and not be afraid of horses. Horse experience preferred but not required.
Exercise While You Volunteer!, Waukesha
Do you like to walk outside and keep in shape? We are looking for a few volunteers to walk with residents on a daily basis. If you aren't able to volunteer everyday, one day would be great too! This way our residents get to know even more wonderful people who like to volunteer their time!
English as a Second Language Tutor, Waukesha
Volunteers will help people learn English, assisting with reading, writing and speaking skills. You do not need to be fluent in another language to volunteer. We want volunteers to be reliable, be comfortable working independently and be comfortable developing lesson plans. Volunteers can have a variety of backgrounds.
Bike Trail Clean Up, Waukesha
Get outside and enjoy the weather while helping the environment! During the Spring, Summer or Fall, you can assist individuals with disabilities to clean up the Waukesha Bike Trail. Volunteer to help others volunteer! You are needed for a few hours between 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday, scheduling is flexible. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old.
Office Assistant, Waukesha
Volunteers will perform general office tasks for staff as needed. Tasks include: making copies, setting up packets for the home visitors, mailings, maintaining and organizing donations. Time commitment is flexible. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and have some office experience.