United Way Volunteer Opportunities

Featured Opportunities
United Way

CVA Gift Shop Attendant. The Center for Visual Arts in need of gift shop attendants in the Washington Square Mall.  The gift shop is open Tuesday through Friday, 10am to 5pm, and Saturday 10am to 4pm. Training will be provided! For more information, please contact Diane at 715-845-4545 or at cvaeduvol@gmail.com.            

Retired Medical Professionals. Your life experiences and skills are needed to provide community support for patients at AseraCare with dementia related illnesses.  Kind compassionate volunteers are needed to visit community members living in assisted living environments to spend some one on one time with patients. To volunteer please contact Shirley at 715-355-4797 or at Shirley.bungert@aseracare.com.

Volunteer Advocate. Volunteers are a critical part of the day-to-day functioning of our organization, The Women’s Community.  Make a difference in someone's life by direct work with women and children living in Shelter. Answer the 24-hour support line and provide callers with referral information, emotional support, and safety planning. Training required. For more information, contact Melissa at 715-842-5663 or melissa@womenscommunity.org

Board Members. McLit is looking for "working" board members those that can share guidance, input and partake in activities at least once a month. This is a high-level volunteer opportunity that provides support to the structure of the organization. For more information, please contact Connie at 715-679-6170 or at mclitofwausau@gmail.com.

YMCA Gardeners on Mondays & Thursdays. The Thrivent Woodson YMCA Community Garden helps to support local families’ nutritional needs with healthy and delicious seasonal vegetables, harvested entirely by volunteers. We work from 10 am- 12 pm every Monday and from 4 pm- 6 pm every Thursday. No experience is necessary. Volunteer work will be needed through September. Join one time or multiple times! To volunteer please contact Stephanie at smohrmann@woodsonymca.com or 715-841-1854.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Copy Paper. Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northcentral WI can always use copy paper. Plain white paper preferred, but will appreciate any donation. To donate please contact Beth at 715-842-3254 or at bethk@bbbsncw.org.

Help Start Someone’s Day. The Open Door is looking for coffee, creamer, and sugar. To donate please contact Anne at 715-848-4044 or opendoor319@gmail.com.

Tennis Balls. Good News Project is in need of donations of tennis balls for their Health Equipment Lending Program (HELP Closet). If you have some that could be used on the legs of walkers, call Toni at 715-843-5985 or drop them off at 1106 5th St. in Wausau.


Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit www.UnitedWayMC.org or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.

Timberwolf Table Summer Hours

Starting the week of May 21, summer hours for Timberwolf Table, NTC's student food pantry, will be: timberwolf_table_logo THE ONE

  • Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Or by appointment by calling 715-803-1294 or emailing timberwolftable@ntc.edu

Current NTC students can visit Timberwolf Table once a week and self-select a number of items from several categories including breakfast, fruits and vegetables, protein, pasta and soup, and miscellaneous.  The intent is to provide food for a day, although many food items (such as jars of peanut butter and boxes of cereal) will last much longer.

New Option for Regional Campuses:  Timberwolf Table to Go (Also Available During Summer)

If you attend classes at a regional campus, you can now take advantage of Timberwolf Table services!  Simply stop by the front desk of your preferred regional campus once a week, and they will provide you with a bag of non-perishable food items designed to provide food for a day.