SOAR Fox Cities

March 1st, 2015 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: SOAR Fox Cities
Date: 03/11/2015
Time: 4:00
Where: SOAR Fox Cities, 211 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI
Website: http://www.arcfoxcities.com/

Contact person for event: Laura Lopez, volunteer@soarfoxcities.com, 920-731-9831 x113

Description of Event/Project: Help empower people with differing abilities by volunteering at SOAR Fox Cities! We are looking for a sign language interpreter for a program participant for 1-2 hours per week at our office in downtown Appleton.

Neenah-Menasha YMCA

February 6th, 2015 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Neenah-Menasha YMCA
Date: 03/07/2015
Time: 8:15am- 6:30pm, March 8
Where: Menasha High School
Website: www.ymcafoxcities.org

Contact person for event: Randy Pelischek, rpelischek@ymcsfoxcities.org, (920) 886-2104

Description of Event/Project: The Neenah-Menasha YMCA basketball tournament is looking for volunteers to run the scoreboard and keep the scorebooks during games. There are 44 teams playing and the tournament will run from 8:15am on March 7th, through 6:30pm on March 8th. Training will be provided.

Xavier MIddle School

February 2nd, 2015 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Xavier MIddle School
Date: 02/23/2015, Time: TBD
Where: Xavier Middle School

Contact person for event: Nikki Selenka, nselenka@xaviercatholicschools.org

Description of Event/Project: Xavier Middle School here in Appleton (on the corner of Oneida and Northland, about two miles north of Lawrence) has a number of students who would benefit from additional tutoring to overcome significant barriers to learning caused by their ESL/ELL status. We are looking for Lawrence students willing to help out middle school students in need of some learning support.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School

February 1st, 2015 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: St. Francis Xavier Catholic School
Where: Xavier Middle School
Website: www.xaviercatholicschools.org

Contact person for event: Nikki Selenka, nselenka@xaviercatholicschools.org

Description of Event/Project: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Middle School is looking for bilingual volunteers to tutor students learning English as a second language. SFXCMS doesn’t have a formal ELL program so ESL students are referred to a program that specializes in learning disorders. These students would greatly benefit from having special ESL tutoring which would help them overcome significant education barriers.

Edison Elementary

January 22nd, 2015 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Edison Elementary
Date: 04/23/2015
Time: 9 am until 11 am
Where: Edison (3 blocks from campus)
Website: http://www.aasd.k12.wi.us/edison/

Contact person for event: Emily Bowles, emilybowles160@gmail.com

Description of Event/Project: Edison Elementary’s annual Knowledge-a-thon gives our elementary schoolers a chance to earn money for the school by answering questions tailored to their grade level. We’re seeking up to 20 volunteers to help ask questions and provide encouragement for the kids between 9 am and 11 am.

The Trout Museum of Art

January 2nd, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: The Trout Museum of Art
Date: ongoing,  11:30-2:30 Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thrusday, or Other
Where: The Trout Museum of Art 111 West College Avenue Appleton, WI 54911
Website: http://www.troutmuseum.org

Contact person for event: Rebecca Zornow (LU alumna!), rzornow@troutmuseum.org, (920) 733-4089

Description of Event/Project: The Trout Museum of Art is looking for new Gallery Volunteers to start a regular volunteer schedule in February, 2014. Volunteer time will be spent on two main areas: assisting at the front desk and giving tours to visitors. This program greatly increases our connection to visitors and helps us ensure they have a positive experience. Becoming a Gallery Volunteer is a great way to get connected with the Appleton community and begin building your resume in the arts. Please contact us for more information about how you can take part in this program.