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Volunteer Opportunities in Waukesha County

Feb. 13, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For Additional Information Contact:
Mary Makowski, Manager of Volunteer Engagement
United Way in Waukesha County
(262) 547-8459

United Way Connects the Community to Volunteer Opportunities

(February 12, 2014)—United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following volunteer opportunities:

Create Labels or Grant Files - Waukesha
We are looking for a volunteer that could help us out with an 8 hour project sometime by mid-February. The project would involve creating labels for grant files. We would be able to train you on the process. If you are available on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm, we would love to have you come in and help!

Monkeying Around - Waukesha
Be a Girl Scout Event Volunteer and share your passion, have fun, and positively impact girls' lives. Activities are already created and materials provided. Assist or lead a group of 15-20 girls grades 1-3. Swing and sway your way through this monkey adventure. Assist girls as they build and program a robot monkey to play the drums, take the banana zip line challenge and join in monkey games. Event Sessions March 29th and May 3rd. Events may require additional set up and clean up time, beyond the scheduled event. Staff will provide a detailed confirmation prior to the event. Volunteers must be a minimum age of 18 years old. All volunteers must complete a brief application and background check.

Assessment Program Assistant - Waukesha
We need volunteers to visit prospective clients (seniors and adults with disabilities) in their homes and conduct client assessments to qualify them for services as well as conduct reassessments to update client information. Hours are flexible and assessors choose which communities to work in. This is your chance to make a difference in the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities in your neighborhood. Training is provided to all volunteers. Volunteers must be a minimum of 18 years old and have access to reliable transportation. A nursing or social work background is helpful, but not necessary.

Donor Relation/Advocacy Intern – Hartland
Join the Movement. The Wisconsin Chapter has an exciting career opportunity for a Development intern. This unpaid internship is designed to assist the National MS Society-Wisconsin Chapter in projects related to donor identification, cultivation and stewardship. The intern will play an active role in the preparation of special, high-level donor events, mailings and other activities that build relationships with the Chapter's donors. The intern will also assist in researching and identifying donor opportunities and drafting reports, as necessary. This internship will provide direct mentoring, practical development application experience and hands-on special event planning. Qualification: Excellent writing, oral communication and phone skills. Interest in learning about donor development. Comfortable speaking to others and working with a variety of people. Ability to work independently and take initiative. Strong organizational, multi-tasking and computer skills.

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