United Way Volunteer Opportunities

Featured Opportunities

United Way

RSVP Community Coffee Hour: Helping Youth.  People of all ages are invited to the Longfellow Administration Center (415 Seymour St.) on September 25 from 9:30-10:30am, to learn about opportunities at Wausau Schools, Weston Elementary, United Way Reading Buddy Program at Mosinee and Marathon Schools, Big Brothers and Sisters, the Boys and Girls Club and more!  Contact Tony Omernik at 715-298-5721 or tomernik@unitedwaymc.org.

Bus Route Chaperone. The Boys and Girls Club is looking for 1-2 volunteers to chaperone the Boys & Girls Club Bus Route. You will ride the bus to pick up Club members from school and drop them off at the Club. Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday between 2:30-4:00 pm. Contact Mao Thao at 715-845-2582 ext. 213 or maot@bgclub.com.

On-Call Advocate. Help victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and child abuse in your community by responding to after-hour cases at local hospitals. Provide essential support and connect the victim to advocacy and community resources. Contact Jessica at 715-842-5663 or jessica@womenscommunity.org.

Stockers and Personal Shoppers. Stockers and Personal Shoppers needed on Monday & Tuesday to stock & organize pantry shelves, help answer client questions, and assist with shopping to make a meaningful impact every day. Call The Neighbors’ Place at 715-845-1966.

More Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at www.unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com to find events / on-going opportunities and one-time volunteer roles that YOU can fill!

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Swim Suits for Adults.  Men’s swim trunks and women’s one-piece swimsuits are wanted by North Central Health Care. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or kdesantis@norcen.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.