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Volunteer Opportunities in Waukesha County

July 31, 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

(July 30, 2014)—United Way in Waukesha County would like to invite volunteers to the following volunteer opportunities:

Clerical Office Volunteer - Waukesha
Boy Scouts of America are seeking a volunteer to support our dedicated staff with office tasks. Your duties would include stuffing envelopes, answering phones, filing etc. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm; scheduling is flexible. On the job training will be provided. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 16 years old. Volunteers must possess excellent communication skills and a friendly disposition.

Volunteer Model – Waukesha
If you have a passion for fashion, join Goodwill as volunteer model of vintage clothing! We are seeking reliable female volunteers to model ensembles for Goodwill vintage shows throughout Southeast Wisconsin. You will accept modeling assignments for scheduled shows that coincide with your availability. Typically, shows are scheduled Sunday through Saturday at varying times and locations. Requirements: Volunteers must be a minimum of 14 years old. Volunteers must be female, size 0-8, able to stand and walk for 2 hours, and have access to reliable transportation to and from the show. Volunteers must demonstrate an ability to work in a group and function independently.

Barn Helper/Ground Management - Waukesha

This volunteer position at LifeStriders Therapeutic Riding Center assists the barn manager with various horse care and barn chores and basic grounds keeping. Helpers also assist with preparing horses for lessons (grooming, tacking, etc.) and assisting instructors set up arenas or other jobs as needed.
Must be at least 12 years of age and not afraid of horses. Horse experience or work with disabled individuals is not required, but is a plus.

Spanish Speaking Medical Clinic Interpreter - Waukesha
Almost one third of St. Joseph’s clients are Spanish-speaking. It is important that these patients can communicate with the healthcare providers and understand the information that they receive. The interpreter plays a critical role in this process, helping patients fill out financial forms to qualify for services, explaining clinic procedures, and, if qualified, interpreting for the medical staff. Volunteers are needed from 5:00 to 7:30 on Monday and Thursday evenings, 8:00 to 11:00 Wednesday mornings and 12:00 to 2:00 Wednesday afternoons. For individuals who are receiving their Medical Interpreter Certification, this is a great way to gain experience.

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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