Volunteer Now: Sew Crazy, JanBoree, Schools

This press release highlights four volunteer opportunities currently open in our community. For more volunteer opportunities available in Waukesha County, visit www.VolunteerWaukesha.com .

United Way Connects the Community To Volunteer Opportunities


Career Coach: Waukesha County Schools are seeking volunteers from local businesses and community organizations that will be trained as "Career Coaches." After a 30-minutes online training, assist youth in a three-hour workshop to explore career options through various tools, assessments and activities, and learn how to prepare for their post-secondary education. Various dates in Feburary are available and participants must be 18 years or older.

Janboree Event Helpers: Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry need volunteers who can help with tobaggan run ice rink monitoring and supervising the sledding hill. They will need about 10 people to sell concessions as well as a photographer and trolley car ambassador. Volunteers will be required to complete a background check as must be at least 18 years of age. Event dates are January 18-20.

Elementary Support: The RSVP Seniors and Students Volunteer Program is looking for volunteers 55 and older to support children in elementary schools. Opportunities available include a Readers Cafe, Math club and Pen Paling. A background check is required and the RSVP Program is asking for volunteers for an hour a week.

Sew Crazy Event: Be a Girl Scount Event Volunteer and share your passion of sewing! Assist or lead a group of 15-20 girls in grades 2-3 and stitch your way through a fun-filled day! Teach simple hand sewing, so girls can let their imagination's go as they use buttons and shapes to sew their own 3-D wall art. Several dates in January are available. Volunteers will be asked for a breif application, background check and must be 18 years or older.

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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