Children's Festival Greeter. Welcome families to the 44th Annual Children's Festival on Sat, April 8 at Marathon Park. Count people (using a hand clicker) and distribute swag bags. Choose a morning or afternoon shift. Contact Karyn, from the Wausau/Marathon County Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department, at 715-261-1550.
Front Desk Support. United Way of Marathon County is seeking friendly people to assist incoming visitors and staff, answering calls on a multi-line phone system, and performing general clerical duties. Orientation and training will be provided for two-hour shifts. Contact Jessica at 715-848-2927 or email@example.com.
Community Based Mentors. Big Brothers/Big Sisters provide children with time and attention, typically 2-4 times per month. During casual weekly/bi-weekly, outings they develop a relationship that helps children manage their everyday challenges. Contact Beth at 715-848-7207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit or Call an Elderly Neighbor. Share stories over a cup of coffee, visit a museum, go out for ice cream, or just visit. If you would prefer, develop a phone friendship, where you can check on someone's welfare and just keep him or her company for a few minutes when you have time. Contact Kelly at 715-848-8783 or email@example.com.
Volunteer Program Assistant. The Salvation Army is seeking a committed person to help enter time cards and volunteer applications into the computer and to assist with filing one or two times a week. Contact Colleen at 845-4272 or Colleen_Mashlan@usc.salvationarmy.org.
In-Kind Donated Items Needed
Set Up a Kitchen. As residents leave The Women’s Community and settle into their own homes they often are in need of silverware, plates, glassware and utensils, toasters and microwaves. Contact Kimberly at 715-842-5663 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Care Medical Items. The Good News Project Medical Lending Closet is in need of gently used commodes for in-home patients and other personal care equipment for those who cannot afford brand new. Contact Bettina at 715-843-5985 or email@example.com.
Vacuum Cleaner. North Central Health Care is looking for a gently used/good running vacuum. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or firstname.lastname@example.org.