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After School Science Investigation Program - Discovery/Sennett

More Information Science Investigator Spring 2018

Be a part of a supporting students in an afterschool program held at the Discovery Building and Sennett Middle School by helping to guide students in small groups through science investigations. Approximately half of the sessions will occur at the Discovery Building, and half of the sessions will occur at Sennett Middle School

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 2:30 PM 4:15 PM

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

More Information Land Stewardship/Facility Management Spring 2018

Help the facility manager operate the nature center through a variety of tasks including: brush removal, trail projects, window cleaning, mulching, vacuuming exhibits, and general facilities/grounds maintenance.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Boys & Girls Club of Dane County

More Information Program Assistant- Taft Spring 2018

Badger Volunteers will assist club staff with a variety of youth activities including: art, recreation, academics, sports, music, and dance. Volunteers are also given the opportunity to plan and lead activities if they have specific interests or ideas!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:05 PM 5:45 PM
Thursday 3:05 PM 5:45 PM

Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC)

More Information "A Greater Madison Vision" Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Badger Volunteers will work with the Community Planning Division on agency outreach centered around the “A Greater Madison Vision” project. The primary focus will be to develop stories and news pieces related to or based on work with AGMV. Primary tasks will include the following: “What’s Happening in the Region” - Badger Volunteers will assist staff and interns in the development of an interactive map that highlights news from around the region using the newspaper subscriptions provided to the RPC and online news sources. Development of unique blog pieces to promote regional planning and initiatives in place- Badger Volunteers will work with AGMV staff to develop unique blog posts that highlight regional initiatives that align with the topical areas focused on in the AGMV process. These pieces will include: o Investigative o News follow-ups o AGMV/CARPC event reporting Social Media content development – information gathered and written stories will be used on both the website and social media as a way of engaging the general public. These posts will be made by staff. Badger Volunteers will be asked to share their stories in their own networks to increase visibility.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Capitol Lakes

More Information Activities Assistant Spring 2018

Capitol Lakes Terraces would like volunteers to assist residents who enjoy working with elderly with dementia. Duties would include assisting staff by doing creative activities with residents including physical exercise, crafts, sensory activities, music programs, and much more!

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

More Information Activities Assistant Spring 2018

Capitol Lakes Health Center would like volunteers to assist residents who like to participate in Bingo. Duties would include escorting residents to and from the activity. Helping residents who need assistance placing their bingo chips. Potentially calling the bingo games, and assisting with picking up after the activity.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

More Information Music and Memory Spring 2018

Assist residents enrolled in the Music and Memory Program at Capitol Lakes Skilled Nursing Facility. Music and Memory is a program that provides personalized playlists to individuals struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other cognitive challenges. The music helps trigger memories that allow individuals to reconnect with the world. The music also helps to decrease levels of anxiety and depression, as well as increase sociability and quality of life. You will work directly with the residents by helping set up their iPods and listening to their favorite music with them.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:00 PM 4:00 PM
Monday 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Catholic Charities Adult Day Center

More Information Activity Assistant Spring 2018

• Work with one participant at a time doing things like: helping a participant navigate the internet or send an email, playing games, reading, tutoring, and enjoying conversation. • Work with a small group of participants doing things like: playing cards, going for a short walk, and playing games. • Work with a large group of participants doing things like: assisting Catholic Charities staff facilitate a group, or facilitating their own special interest group like arts/crafts, needlework or active sports. • Sharing a special talent with our participants like: musical skills, dancing, storytelling, discussions/presentations about travels or hobbies.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
Wednesday 1:00 PM 2:00 PM
Friday 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

Catholic Multicultural Center

More Information ESL Assistant / Child Care Room volunteer Spring 2018

Each week students will rotate between the following two positions: ESL - Help adult students to succeed in English as a Second Language (ESL). As directed by the instructor: Go over workbook exercises and grammar exercises; practice spelling and conversational skills; work one-on-one with students in class; work with small groups of students; assist teacher with setting up and putting away materials. Child care: Give young children a safe place to play and learn while parents attend class. In the child care room, play games with kids; Conduct simple art and educational activities; Read stories; Clean up at the end of the session Please note: Classes run from 9:30 to 11:30am. Volunteers are expected to arrive before students at 9:20 and stay until 11:45am until all parents have picked up their kids from child care and to allow time to put classroom supplies away and neaten up the child care room.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 9:20 AM 11:45 AM

Center For Resilient Cities

More Information Urban Farmer Spring 2018

Maintain and enhance our edible landscape that includes orchard and gardens. Tasks consist of weeding, planting, pruning, watering, harvesting, etc. Lots of variety depending upon current projects and seasonality.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
Friday 12:30 PM 3:30 PM

Central Wisconsin Center

More Information Companionship Volunteers Spring 2018

Volunteers will be pair with individuals. Join us for recreation therapy games, music performers, story time, outdoor time, board games, and more! Cab should arrive by 6:00pm with return at 8:00pm.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

More Information Companionship Volunteers Spring 2018

Volunteers will be matched up with individuals of CWC to interact with and assist during programs that include various forms of entertainment such as fun games with our rec staff, and entertainers from the community. Cab pick up time is 6:00pm with arrival and activity occurring 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Cab return time is 7:45pm, to enable students to be back on campus by 8:00pm.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Centro Hispano of Dane County

More Information Juventud Mentor for Latino Students Spring 2018

Mentors are an extremely important part of our after school program. Juventud mentors: - Become part of a school family by connecting with Latino and Spanish speaking students to develop long-term positive relationships - Act as positive role models for students who truly benefit from 1:1 interaction with adults - Teach about their personal interests in hobbies, careers or travels through fun and interactive workshops - Participate, and engage students, in art projects, guest speaking events, and activities - Help students improve their academics by guiding them through homework assignments, group reading and games -Have relaxed English conversation time with Spanish speaking parents of Juventud participants looking to improve their English We look forward to having you on our team! :)

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:30 PM 4:30 PM
Tuesday 2:45 PM 5:00 PM

Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc. [CAC]

More Information Clothing Center Assistant Spring 2018

Support CAC's FREE Clothing Center by assisting in the distribution of clothing to low income families in need. Volunteers are needed to help help sort and hang donated clothing along with assisting participants find clothing selections. CAC's Clothing Center serves over 9,000 low-income individuals and families each year. We provide seasonally appropriate clothing for school, work, home, as well as job interviews. Many of our families are living pay-check to pay-check and CAC's Clothing Center allows them to stretch their budgets just a little further. All of the clothing is provided through generous donations from the community and the Clothing Center is run entirely by volunteers!

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
Wednesday 9:30 AM 11:30 AM

Community GroundWorks

More Information CSA farm helper Spring 2018

In the beginning of the semester, Badger Volunteers will assist in our indoor sprout operation and other off-season farm tasks. As the weather warms we will be spending more time outside and in the greenhouse, attending to the various jobs related to running our organic CSA, 5-acre urban vegetable farm.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Discovery Building

More Information Afterschool Expeditions Assistant Spring 2018

Be a part of Afterschool Expeditions at Discovery by helping to facilitate science activities for elementary and middle school students. Duties include leading STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)-based exploration stations and activities, using educational activities to engage visitors in provided curriculum modules, features of the Town Center and niches in the Discovery Building. Training and teaching support will be provided.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:00 PM 4:15 PM

More Information Discovery Field Trip Program Spring 2018

Be a part of the field trip programming at the Discovery Building by helping to facilitate science activities for kindergarten through high school students in school groups. Assist in leading field trips on a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) topics and help to prepare for field trips. Training and teaching support will be provided. Focus: Education. Tags: Kids, Science.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM 12:00 PM

East Madison Community Center

More Information Youth Counselor/Tutor Spring 2018

Volunteers will tutor children in subjects including math, reading, science, and language arts in order to ensure the best chance possible for academic success. Volunteers may also have the chance to participate in other activities with the students, such as games and arts and crafts.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 4:00 PM 6:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

East Madison/Monona Coalition for the Aging

More Information Senior Meal Helpers Spring 2018

Volunteers help make lunch more enjoyable and timely for the seniors we serve. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in helping with any of the following duties: -dish up catered meal -serve meals to the participants (does NOT include feeding participants) -serve beverages (milk, water, coffee) -make coffee -socialize with seniors as they eat their meals -help clean-up after the meal

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 11:00 AM 1:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Friends of Lake Wingra

More Information Friends of Lake Wingra Volunteer Spring 2018

Badger Volunteers will help scientists and professionals carry out a variety of projects throughout the semester to protect the local landmark, Lake Wingra. Projects will include both ground work and community outreach. Community outreach and education programs will focus on discussing rain gardens and storm water runoff, and salt use with local residents and business owners. This is a great opportunity to learn about local water and environmental issues, as well as make a real impact!

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Gio's Garden

More Information Respite Care Volunteer Spring 2018

Volunteers on weeknight evenings will assist with care of children birth - age six with special needs as well as their siblings for our Date Night program. This program allows parents to sign up for child care from 5:00pm-8:00pm for all of their children. Volunteers are paired 1-1 with children with various abilities to play, create and have fun! The highlight of the evening is snack and watching a movie in our gym on the Big Screen. Join us and have a great time while giving back!

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 4:45 PM 8:15 PM
Friday 4:45 PM 8:15 PM

Goodman Community Center

More Information Elementary After School Volunteer Spring 2018

In our K-5th grade after school program, Badger Volunteers are assigned to a specific classroom for the entire semester. Volunteers help children with homework completion and other academic supports (tutoring, quiet reading, etc.). They also assist classroom teachers with planned activities, help support the daily schedule/routine, and make the classroom more fun by providing additional classroom engagement opportunities for the children in program!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:15 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM 5:15 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 5:15 PM

More Information Teen Study Table Aid Spring 2018

Offered to high school youth, primarily students involved in athletics, to help keep them on track socially, emotionally, and academically. Volunteers offer academic assistance, such as tutoring, to help ensure that school assignments are completed. We are looking for volunteers that specifically have skills in math and/or a foreign language, but also any social studies or language arts backgrounds would be great as well.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:45 PM 4:45 PM

Habitat for Humanity of Dane County

More Information Construction Volunteer Spring 2018

Assist in building Habitat homes at local build sites, while enhancing your home improvement skills! Volunteer tasks could include framing, siding, roofing, drywall installation, painting, cleaning, window installation, or flooring installation. Be prepared to work in any weather condition.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 8:30 AM 12:00 PM

Habitat ReStore

More Information Donations Processing Spring 2018

Volunteer team will assist with the processing of donations at the East side ReStore. - Clean, test and display appliances. - Sort and consolidate donations of doors, windows, and tile on sales floor. - Other tasks as needed, dependent on donation intake, which may include processing of carpeting and lumber, and cleaning and merchandising.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

More Information Donations Processing Spring 2018

Volunteer team will assist with the processing of donations at the West side ReStore. - Clean, test and display appliances. - Sort and consolidate donations of doors, windows, and tile on sales floor. - Other tasks as needed, dependent on donation intake, which may include processing of carpeting and lumber, and cleaning and merchandising.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

Home Health United

More Information Meals on Wheels Delivery Spring 2018

Arrive at designated pick-up location to receive meals and then deliver meals to clients homes around the Madison area. Routes will take about an hour to compete. Return the bags to the original pick-up location.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

More Information Xtra Care Clerical Support Volunteer Spring 2018

Provide clerical support to promote independency and safety in the home and community through programs such as S.A.F.E. at Home, PERS (Personal Emergency Response System) and Flu Clinics.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

HWM Gardens and Grounds

More Information Assistant to the Groundskeeper Spring 2018

By coming to the Holy Wisdom Monastery on a regular basis, volunteers will complete a variety of grounds maintenance and landscaping tasks that build upon a team approach. We will share our skills and cooperate while working on different kinds of outdoor projects. Be open and willing to work outside, sometimes with other community volunteers, with the possibility for doing something new for the first time.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

International Outreach/Christ Presbyterian Church

More Information Childcare Volunteers Spring 2018

Every Friday from 6 to 8 pm, a diverse group of Americans and internationals meets for English practice, cross-cultural exchanges, friendships, and fun. Many international families participants bring along the children. We need loving and caring childcare volunteers to engage and take care of the children while the parents attend the program. Children usually range from 1 years to 12 years old. We have a fully equipped nursery and an art room where older children can do art projects under the supervision of volunteers. Older children can also be engaged in our play room which has games, ping pong table, futsal, and air hockey table. As a Badger volunteer, you will help extend hospitality to an international child and contribute to make our community more welcoming to internationals. We need you!

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

More Information English Conversation Partners/Childcare volunteers Spring 2018

For English Conversation Partners, Badger Volunteers meet weekly for two hours in an informal setting with international students seeking to improve their English skills and learn more about the American culture. Veteran volunteers provide support and guidance to new Badger volunteers. There may also be the opportunity to care for children aged 1 to 12 while their parents attend English Conversation Time. The site has a fully equipped nursery and childcare rooms that volunteers use for activities with the children.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Lake View Elementary Outdoor Classroom

More Information Environmental Education Facilitators Spring 2018

Each week may be different based on weather, season and grade level you will work with. In the past Badger Volunteers have helped build paths in the woods, organized insect ecosystem scavenger hunts, worked in the garden, helped students make stepping stones, hauled logs, helped teach a garden design computer program and taught GPS geo-caching. Team's interests can be considered when establishing the assignments and work plan. We will be painting a school mural this semester, and it may be one of the activities to do with students.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:00 PM 3:15 PM
Friday 1:00 PM 3:15 PM

Lussier Community Education Center

More Information Elementary After School Program Aide Spring 2018

Volunteers will support our free after school program serving approximately 34 kids, grades k-5th. Activities will include homework and reading help, preparation of snacks and meals, art, active games, and other fun activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:00 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 3:30 PM 5:30 PM

Mentoring Positives, Inc.

More Information Mentor/Volunteer Spring 2018

Volunteers will assist Mentoring Positives staff and student interns with facilitating group mentoring activities each week. The volunteers will help with educational groups first, then the second part of the night will be interacting with youth during recreational, educational activities, and possibly community field trips.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 5:00 PM 7:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00 PM 7:00 PM

Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)

More Information Food Pantry sorter Spring 2018

Help sort food shipments from Second Harvest Food Bank or other sources. Support a variety of Inventory Support tasks. Assist other volunteers in keeping Food Pantry shelves fully stocked and sorting food donations. Warmly accept food donations from donors. After pantry closes to clients, help with daily close-down tasks such as cleaning, making sure the pantry shelves are restocked well for the next day's shoppers, and performing other miscellaneous tasks.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

More Information Food Pantry sorter / sweeper Spring 2018

Help with daily close-down tasks such as sweeping the floors, wiping down the produce tables, and helping made sure the pantry shelves are restocked well for the next day's shoppers, and performing other miscellaneous tasks. The food pantry is a busy place, seeing about 66 households each day we are open.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 1:30 PM 3:30 PM

Mobility Training & Independent Living Program Inc.

More Information Community Integration Assistant Spring 2018

Volunteers will be matched up with clients to attend community integration trips in the Madison community. There will be monthly trips to Badger Bowl. Other trip examples: Henry Vilas Zoo, Olbrich Gardens, museum tours, shopping & parks. Volunteers will ride our MTILP bus or meet us at locations as discussed. In the case of cancelled trips volunteers will assist with programs at our day center. Programs include: games, arts & crafts, music and sensory.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 12:45 PM 2:45 PM
Tuesday 12:45 PM 2:45 PM
Wednesday 12:45 PM 2:45 PM

More Information Program Assistant Spring 2018

Volunteers will be matched up with clients at Warner Park Community Center to interact and assist during Thursday Bingo sessions.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 12:45 PM 2:00 PM

More Information Program Assistant Spring 2018

Volunteers will be matched up with clients at our day center to interact and assist during Friday afternoon programs. Programs include: games, arts & crafts, music group and bus trips. The goal is a VSA partnership which volunteers will assist with.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 12:50 PM 2:00 PM

MSCR - Allis Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

MSCR - Emerson Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Falk Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:00 PM 4:45 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 4:45 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 4:45 PM

MSCR - Glendale Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

MSCR - Glendale Free Press

More Information Youth Journalism Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Volunteers will accompany MSCR Community Learning Center participants from Glendale Elementary to Simpson Street Free Press, a student produced and published newspaper. Volunteers will assist students with writing and editing their work.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

MSCR - Hawthorne Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:00 PM 4:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 4:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 4:30 PM

MSCR - Lake View Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 4:00 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Leopold Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:15 PM 5:15 PM
Thursday 3:15 PM 5:15 PM

MSCR - Lincoln Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

MSCR - Lindbergh Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:30 PM 5:30 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Lowell Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunter Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Mendota Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunter Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering!

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:15 PM 4:45 PM
Wednesday 3:15 PM 4:45 PM
Thursday 3:15 PM 4:45 PM

MSCR - Midvale Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunter Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Tuesday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

MSCR - Nuestro Mundo Elementary

More Information Bilingual Spanish Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. There is also a need for Bilingual Spanish After School Tutors on this team. These Badger Volunteers will participate in the activities listed above, but utilize Spanish speaking skills to work with the students.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
Tuesday 4:00 PM 5:30 PM
Thursday 4:00 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Orchard Ridge Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 4:00 PM 5:45 PM
Wednesday 4:00 PM 5:45 PM

MSCR - Sandburg Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:45 PM 5:30 PM
Thursday 3:45 PM 5:30 PM

MSCR - Schenk Elementary

More Information Afterschool Program Volunteer Spring 2018

Touch the lives of a diverse group of lively, FUN, elementary students. Act as a positive role model while supervising (and playing with!) children grades K-5, assisting with recreation and enrichment projects, helping with homework and tutoring basic math and reading. Play and informal social interactions are key components of volunteering! Spanish speakers welcome.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:30 PM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 3:30 PM 5:30 PM

Omega School Inc.

More Information Volunteer Tutor Spring 2018

Volunteers tutor adults who are preparing for their GED/HSED Credential. Students help with reading, writing, science , socials studies and mathematics. Spanish Speaking tutors will have a chance to tutor in Spanish.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

Options In Community Living

More Information Game Night Participant Spring 2018

Volunteers will play games with adults who are differently abled at Cargo coffee shop on East Washington. Games could include card games, board games, or anything else fun! Uno is a hit!

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

More Information Karaoke Group Assistants Spring 2018

Badger Volunteers will set up the computer and karaoke machine in the community room of an apartment building. Some people set up equipment as others assist participants in getting to the community room. During karaoke, students sit next to participants and interact with them, run the computer, lead the singing, and gather requests, making sure that participants get a chance to sing. At the end of the evening, students, assist people in getting back to their apartments, disconnect the equipment and put it back in the storage closet.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 5:30 PM 7:45 PM
Friday 5:30 PM 7:45 PM

More Information Spa day Assistant Spring 2018

Badger volunteers will be asked to help paint the fingernails of the participants. Other activities include such things as putting a puzzle together with someone, participating in chair exercises, coloring adult coloring book pages together or playing with balloons. The idea is to have fun and socialize.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:30 PM 5:15 PM

Reach Dane

More Information Evening Childcare Assistant for Family Literacy Nights Spring 2018

Volunteers are responsible for assisting the Family Services Department in providing activities that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of each child enrolled in Community Literacy Nights. Other duties as they arise.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 5:30 PM 8:15 PM

REACH-A-Child

More Information Book Ninja Spring 2018

Volunteers will be responsible for organizing pallets of books to keep a steady inventory, categorizing books by age group and genre, preparing books and backpacks for distribution to first responders and sorting through existing inventory to remove damaged or inappropriate books

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 5:30 PM 7:30 PM

Red Caboose Day Care Center

More Information Teacher Assistant Spring 2018

Assist teachers and interact with children in a group setting. Spend time with children ages one through four years old. Play games, build things, play outside, do art projects, read books, talk with them, sing songs, and more. Help teachers with activities and projects.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM
Friday 3:00 PM 5:30 PM

Red Caboose Lapham

More Information After School Mentor - Lapham Elementary School Spring 2018

We are looking for volunteers to come play with kids grades K-2! Lead a project, teach soccer, play some Sorry or just be an ear to listen. We also ask volunteers to help teachers with projects and be an extra set of eyes, ears and hands.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 1:30 PM 4:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM
Wednesday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM
Friday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM

Red Caboose Marquette

More Information After School Mentor - Marquette Elementary School Spring 2018

We ask our After School mentors to come in and play with kids! Helping with homework, playing four square, leading soccer, or playing a game of Sorry...jump in a be a kid again! We also ask that volunteers help teachers with projects and are strong positive role models for our 3-5 graders.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 1:15 PM 4:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM 4:45 PM
Wednesday 2:30 PM 4:45 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM 4:45 PM

Salvation Army Community Center

More Information After School Mentor/Tutor Spring 2018

Implement positive behavior management techniques with our youth, facilitate or assist with specific programs and activites within the mission and guidelines of the Salvation Army Community Center. These types of programs might include, but not limited to: academics and tutoring, athletics, art, drama, cooking, and music

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 3:30 PM 5:00 PM

Salvation Army of Dane County

More Information Food Pantry Personal Shopper Spring 2018

The position of the Personal Shopper is integral to our everyday food pantry operations. Shoppers engage our clients with dignity and respect while assisting them with their food choices and answering questions they have. SPECIFIC DUTIES: * Provide quality customer service to those needing our assistance * Assist clients and families with their shopping experience * Organize, sort and stock donated food items, including loading and unloading of vans, freezers and shelves

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 12:00 PM 3:00 PM

Schools of Hope - Black Hawk Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

During the school day tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, tutors work with students in Homework Clubs and then spend time playing with students in our open recreation program playing games and participating in fun clubs and activities. Tutors will have the opportunity to build connections with students, assist in building their confidence in academics that they struggle with, talk about college and their experience, and make a difference in a pre-teen's life.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM 1:15 PM

Schools of Hope - Cherokee Middle School

More Information Badger Volunteer Spring 2018

During the school day tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, tutors work with students in Homework Clubs and then spend time playing with students in our open recreation program playing games and participating in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 9:10 AM 11:30 AM
Wednesday 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:35 AM 9:35 AM
Thursday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Schools of Hope - Jefferson Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

During the school day tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, tutors work with students in Homework Clubs and then spend time playing with students in our open recreation program playing games and participating in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 9:30 AM 11:30 AM
Friday 12:30 PM 2:30 PM

Schools of Hope - O'Keeffe Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

During the school day, tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, volunteers can tutor in Homework Clubs as well as assist in engaging students in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

Schools of Hope - Sennett Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

During the school day, tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, volunteers can tutor in Homework Clubs as well as assist in engaging students in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
Thursday 11:00 AM 1:00 PM

Schools of Hope - Sherman Middle School

More Information Schools of Hope Tutor Spring 2018

During the school day, tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, volunteers can tutor in Homework Clubs as well as assist in engaging students in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 12:00 PM 2:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM 9:30 AM
Thursday 12:00 PM 2:00 PM

Schools of Hope - Toki Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

Volunteers will meet with assigned students on a weekly basis and help that student better grasp the concept of a certain subject, help with study skills, classroom work or homework, and/or organizational skills.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM 2:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM 10:00 AM

Schools of Hope - Whitehorse Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

During the school day, tutors work one-on-one with students in the classroom to help them understand their school work and complete assignments. After school, volunteers can tutor in Homework Clubs as well as assist in engaging students in fun clubs and activities.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:30 PM 3:30 PM
Thursday 9:15 AM 11:00 AM
Friday 1:15 PM 2:45 PM

Schools of Hope - Wright Middle School

More Information Tutor/Mentor Spring 2018

Badger volunteers will be asked to help students understand and complete their homework during our after school homework time. Volunteers can work one-on-one with students or they can work with a small group of students. Typically students will ask volunteers for assistance with their Math, Science and Language Art homework.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 8:00 AM 10:30 AM
Friday 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin

More Information Product Recovery Volunteers Spring 2018

Help us answer the nearly 1 million requests for help we receive each year. Your donation of time goes a long way to ending hunger. 1 hour of volunteer service has the equivalent value of 65 meals at Second Harvest! From inspecting produce to transforming 800+ pound bags of cereal into family-size portions, Product Recovery volunteers help prepare food for distribution to families struggling with hunger. Duties may include sorting food, labeling food, packaging bulk food into family friendly portions, and cleaning work area at shift end.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 4:20 PM 7:00 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM 3:30 PM

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly Braxton

More Information Home Chore Helper - Braxton PL Spring 2018

By assisting older adults with a variety of household chores the home chore volunteers make it possible for the client to remain independent for a longer time in their homes. Home chore teams of four will split into groups of two and visit 2-3 apartments and alternate clients each week.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly Dayton

More Information Home Chore Helper - Cap Centre 333 W Dayton St Spring 2018

By assisting older adults with a variety of household chores the home chore volunteers make it possible for the client to remain independent for a longer time in their homes. Home chore teams go to one apartment complex each week. Two team members go to one or two apartments and alternate clients each week.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 2:30 PM 4:30 PM

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly Fisher

More Information Home Chore Helper - Fisher Taft Apartments (Quaker Housing) 2110 Fisher St Spring 2018

By assisting older adults with a variety of household chores the home chore volunteers make it possible for the client to remain independent for a longer time in their homes. Home chore teams go to one apartment complex each week. Two team members go to one or two apartments and alternate clients each week.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly Olin

More Information Home Chore Helper - Romnes 540 W Olin Ave Spring 2018

By assisting older adults with a variety of household chores the home chore volunteers make it possible for the client to remain independent for a longer time in their homes. Home chore teams go to one apartment complex each week. Two team members go to one or two apartments and alternate clients each week.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

South Madison Coalition of the Elderly Post

More Information Home Chore Helper - Southridge- 1914 Post Rd Spring 2018

By assisting older adults with a variety of household chores the home chore volunteers make it possible for the client to remain independent for a longer time in their homes. Home chore teams go to one apartment complex each week. Two team members go to one or two apartments and alternate clients each week.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 2:30 PM 4:00 PM

St. Vincent de Paul

More Information Food Pantry Host Spring 2018

Create a welcoming environment for our customers! After going over his/her blue sign-in sheet, volunteers will serve as a host and walk with customers through the Food Pantry as he/she shops. Keep a tally of the points the customer is using and then assist the customer with bagging and loading his/her groceries. Other duties you may perform: Restock and organize shelves, communicate any significant problems to pantry staff, organize shopping carts.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM

The River Food Pantry

More Information Pantry Assistant Spring 2018

Assist during a pantry session by helping over 700 families in need each week to select food from our 100% client-choice food pantry, as well as assist those in need from our free clothing area. We also serve dinner to clients and volunteers so helping in the kitchen is another area where we need volunteers. There are many different opportunities to help at The River such as distributing meat, dairy items or produce. Greeting clients and weighing non-perishable food as well as loading groceries in clients' carts are also ways to help.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 4:20 PM 6:40 PM
Thursday 4:20 PM 6:40 PM

Three Gaits, Inc.

More Information Horsemanship Aid Spring 2018

Volunteers will assist in adaptive (therapeutic) horseback riding lessons for children, youth & adults with disabilities & special needs by grooming and tacking horses prior to and after lessons, leading horses during lessons and providing physical and/or verbal cues to assist the rider.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 4:00 PM 8:15 PM

More Information Horsemanship Aid Spring 2018

Volunteers will assist in adaptive (therapeutic) horseback riding lessons for children, youth & adults with disabilities & special needs by grooming and tacking horses prior to and after lessons, leading horses during lessons and providing physical and/or verbal cues to assist the rider.

Public Health

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Thursday 4:00 PM 8:15 PM

Village of Shorewood Hills

More Information Park Steward Spring 2018

Primarily outdoors work that can be physically demanding at times: invasive species removal, flowerbed and landscape maintenance, planting, and trail maintenance. Previous Village of Shorewood Hills Leader said: "Fantastic environmental work experience. Corey George, the forester at Shorewood Hills (and our boss) really knows his stuff, and he's always happy to share it with us. I personally I have learned a lot about invasive, native, and endangered species in our local Wisconsin ecosystem, as well as techniques for removing and planting plants in gardens and in more natural environments. Other cool things happen now and then, too, like once we got to help prepare for (and witness) a controlled burn and learn about how it can be beneficial for local plant life."

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 1:30 PM 4:00 PM

West High School - Tutoring Center

More Information Resource Hall Tutor Spring 2018

Badger Volunteers are matched with the same high school student each week - to help them study/complete homework in one or two class subjects during the student's study hall. They may also provide help in organizational/study skills, and model what it means to be a student first. Badger Volunteers are available to otherwise provide drop-in help to other study hall students with homework questions (when their matched student is absent).

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Wednesday 11:50 AM 1:00 PM

West Middleton Elementary School Reading Literacy Tutorial Program

More Information Reading Literacy Tutor Spring 2018

Tutor one to two students per session to improve basic reading skills, comprehension and reading fluency.

Education

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Monday 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Wheels for Winners

More Information Bike Mechanic Spring 2018

Volunteers, under the supervision of a knowledgeable bicycle mechanic, will completely take apart and then rebuild bicycles from front to back, and top to bottom, using recycled parts from other bikes, to produce a functional, safe, and clean refurbished bicycle. Previous bicycle maintenance experience is helpful but not required.

Sustainability

Bikes

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Tuesday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Wisconsin Environmental Initiative

More Information Main Street Green Program Coordinator Spring 2018

Visit businesses interested in the Main Street Green program, assist with registration, baseline assessments and checklist completion. Distribute promotional materials, assist with social media efforts and related tasks. Manage Zero Waste Stations. Green street and green infrastructure; Food Entrepreneurship and Tiny Homes.

Sustainability

Day of Week Start Time End Time  
Friday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM