Kaukauna Area School District

Community Agency/Organization: Kaukauna Area School District
Date: 12/06/2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Downtown Kaukauna
Website: www.kaukauna.k12.wi.us

Contact person for event: Maryann Halverson, mhalverson@cesa6.org, 920-850-8241

Description of Event/Project: The Kaukauna Area School District has a 9th grade band student with a vision impairment. The student is enthusiastic about participating in marching band, but she needs help with mobility. She is looking forward to participating in is the Kaukauna Christmas Parade. The student is in percussion and is playing the bass drum. The parade is in the evening, but the volunteer may need to attend one or two morning practices to know what the requirements are for the student. The volunteer will be trained on how to guide a person with a vision impairment.

Lawrence University Admissions

Community Agency/Organization: Lawrence University Admissions
Date: 11/09/2016
Time: On own
Where: On own
Website: http://www.lawrence.edu/admissions

Contact person for event: Gaelyn Rose, gaelyn.rose@lawrence.edu, 9208326889

Description of Event/Project: Each year, the Lawrence Admissions Office seeks ~10 current student volunteers to serve as LU Facebook Ambassadors to the Class of 2021 Facebook Group!

Ambassadors are the only current students allowed in the prospective student Facebook group, and are expected to serve as a resource for prospies by answering questions, connecting them with resources, etc. from Winter 2016 through the students arrival on campus in Fall 2017.

To be considered for this position, you must complete a short application by Wednesday, November 9. Ambassadors will be notified on Friday, November 11. A short training guide will be provided via email for review over Winter Break.

YMCA of the Fox Cities

Community Agency/Organization: YMCA of the Fox Cities
Date: 11/24/2016
Time: Multiple Positions – Times Varies – 6:30 to 9:30 AM
Where: Downtown Appleton – Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
Website: www.ymcafoxcities.org

Contact person for event: Mary Chapin, mchapin@ymcafoxcities.org, 9208823681

Description of Event/Project: The Festival Foods Turkey Trot Race allows participants to partake in either a 5-mile run or 2-mile walk and is open to everyone of all ages and abilities. All proceeds from this event benefits the Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley as well as the YMCA of the Fox Cities Annual Campaign. In the past eight years, the Turkey Trot has been such a success that Festival Foods has donated more than $1,570,000! And this would not be possible without the help of our volunteers!

We currently need volunteers for Photographers and Course Monitors. Please go to www.festivalfoodsturkeytrot.com for more information.

Kaukauna Area School District

Community Agency/Organization: Kaukauna Area School District
Date: 11/22/2016
Time: 6:00 pm
Where: Appleton Christmas Parade
Website: www.kaukauna.k12.wi.us

Contact person for event: Maryann Halverson, mhalverson@cesa6.org, 920-850-8241

Description of Event/Project: The Kaukauna Area School District has a 9th grade band student with a vision impairment. The student is enthusiastic about participating in marching band, but she needs help with mobility. The next event that she is looking forward to participating in is the Appleton Christmas Parade. The student is in percussion and is playing the bass drum. The parade is in the evening, but the volunteer may need to attend one or two morning practices to know what the requirements are for the student. The volunteer will be trained on how to guide a person with a vision impairment.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Community Agency/Organization: Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
Date: 11/09/2016
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: 1305 Plank Rd Menasha, WI 54952
Website: heckrodtwetland.org/

Contact person for event: Andrea Bierbrauer, volunteerheckrodt@gmail.com, (920) 720-9349 X 10

Description of Event/Project: We are having craft prep party to help us get ready for the Christmas Gift Workshop and for our our daycare programs! Activities include, tracing, cutting, counting materials, and putting together crafts for our program. Snacks included!

If you are available in the morning and want to come and help please RSVP by Nov 2nd.

SOAR Fox Cities

Community Agency/Organization: SOAR Fox Cities
Date: 11/01/2016
Time: 12:00 pm
Where: 211 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI 54914
Website: www.soarfoxcities.com

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

Description of Event/Project: SOAR Fox Cities is looking for a volunteer to help with community outreach. The volunteer would learn about SOAR Fox Cities’ programs and services, represent SOAR Fox Cities at area fairs, festivals and other community outreach and education events, help distribute promotional materials for SOAR Fox Cities, and more. For more information please contact Laura at volunteer@soarfoxcities.com or 920-731-9831.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Community Agency/Organization: Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
Date: 10/08/2016
Time: 5:15pm-9:30pm
Where: 1305 Plank Road Menasha WI
Website: http://heckrodtwetland.org/

Contact person for event: Andrea Bierbrauer, andreab@heckrodtwetland.org, 9207209349

Description of Event/Project:
Heckrodt is looking for a group of students or any student who is interested in volunteering for our Creepy Crawlies event. The event is Friday, October 7th and Saturday October 8th. We are in need of volunteers who are willing to dress in black, camouflage, or as spooks and ghouls (no blood or gore…just creativeness) for our hunted trail. However, if dressing up is not your thing, we also have other opportunities for this event. We need volunteers to be hayride, craft booth, scavenger hunt, and parking assistants. Volunteers need to be at the center by 5:15pm and are expected to stay for the whole event, which ends at 9:30pm.

You must register by Sept 30th at 4:00pm to volunteer and transportation is not included so you will have to find your own ride!

Girls on the Run-Northeast Wisconsin

Community Agency/Organization: Girls on the Run-Northeast Wisconsin
Date: 11/05/2016
Time: varying shifts 6am-1pm
Where: Fox Valley Technical College-Appleton
Website: www.girlsontherunnew.org

Contact person for event: Kathy Olson, kathy.olson@girlsontherun.org, 9202095866

Description of Event/Project: Girls on the Run is a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade. Our mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The 10 week program culminates with a celebration 5k event in which the goal is just to finish (skip, walk, jog, cartwheel…just move forward!). I promise you will be inspired!

We are looking for volunteers to help us carry out the celebration 5k event. Opportunities include helping with registration, post-race food, water station, course set up, and course take down. OR-if you have a group of people who would like to facilitate a station (face painting, nail painting, decorate race bibs, OR ANY OTHER FUN IDEAS) for the girls please let me know: kathy.olson@girlsontherun.org

Youth Go

Community Agency/Organization: Youth Go
Date: 10/01/2016
Time: 11:30am-2:15pm or 2:00-4:30pm
Where: Neenah’s Old City Garage 333 W. Cecil St. Neenah, WI 54956
Website: youthgo.org

Contact person for event: Alice, Alice@youthgo.org, 920.722.1435

Description of Event/Project: Volunteers are needed to run carnival games, hand out candy at trick-or-treat stations, and do face painting.

We encourage volunteers to either wear child friendly Halloween costumes or t-shirts/sweatshirts that represent their group.

Snack and beverages provided for volunteers.

Appleton North High School

Community Agency/Organization: Appleton North High School
Date: 2016-17 school year
Time: After school/ some weekends evening hours
Where: Appleton North/West
Website: http://north.aasd.k12.wi.us/

Contact person for event: Lissette Jimenez, lissette.jimenez@lawrence.edu, 920-268-2361

Description of Event/Project: Appleton North/West High School Debate team lost their wonderful coach this year. We are hoping to keep this program going for the many students that have expressed continued interest. Are you are Political Science major? Education Major? Drama Major? Have you participated in debate in your past? We would love your help!
Please consider helping these students, for some this is their Junior and Senior year, they describe this as a pivotal experience in their High School career.
Thank you for considering helping us!