Fox River Environmental Education Alliance

November 5th, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Fox River Environmental Education Alliance
Date: 12/06/2014
Time: Sat 9-4, Sun 12-4 (any hours in between these times would be helpful!)
Where: 1000 N. Ballard Rd * Appleton, Wisconsin 54911
Website: http://www.foxrivereea.org

Contact person for event: Vicki Vogel,  vickivogel@sbcglobal.net,  920.358.7888

Description of Event/Project: Fox River Environmental Education Alliance is starting themed months where they are open to the public on weekends. They need volunteers (2 at all times minimum). They would like to be open Saturday 9:00 – 4:00 pm, Sundays, noon – 4:00 pm, but need volunteers to help fill these shifts!

The themed months are as follows:

December – ” Baby Christmas Critters & Ornaments” Dec 6/7, 13/14, 20/21.

January will be a “Month with Eagles”. Open Jan 3/4, 10/11, 17/18, 24/25 from 9:00 – 4:00 on Saturdays and noon – 4:00 Sundays .

February will be Hibernation & Groundhog Month.

March – Fox River History & River Celebration Month.

April – Our Mother Earth.

Touchmark

November 1st, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Touchmark
Date: 11/13/2014
Time: 1:30 pm
Where: Touchmark
Website: touchmark.com

Contact person for event: Leslie Brandt, lab@touchmark.com,  920-832-9100

Description of Event/Project:
Touchmark’s Life Enrichment department is looking for a volunteer to help with various activities throughout the week. If you are interested in working with older adults we would love to have you!

The Building for Kids

September 22nd, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: The Building for Kids
Date: 10/23/2014
Time: 5:45-8:00pm
Where: The Building for Kids
Website: http://www.buildingforkids.org/

Contact person for event: Kiah Combs, kiah.c.combs@lawrence.edu

Description of Event/Project:
The Building for Kids is hosting its annual Spooktacular event! This is a silly, fun, and creative Halloween event at the children’s musuem in downtown Appleton for kiddos all ages.
Volunteers are needed to help run games, activities, and serve snacks. Come dressed up in costume and help the kiddos celebrate halloween!

The Building for Kids

September 16th, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: The Building for Kids
Date: 11/17/2014
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Where: The Building for Kids
Website: http://www.buildingforkids.org/

Contact person for event: Kiah Combs, kiah.c.combs@lawrence.edu

Description of Event/Project:
Volunteers are needed to decorate the children’s musuem for the holidays! No prior decorating experience required- just bring yourself and take part in a fun decorating party to make the musuem festive!

newVoices

September 2nd, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: newVoices
Date: 10/25/2014
Time: 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Where: LU Chapel
Website: www.newvoiceschoir.org

Contact person for event: Steve Cavness, slcsec@athenet.net, 920-739-7067

Description of Event/Project:”Where in the World is the newVoices?” Our community choir is conducted by Mr. Phillip Swan of Lawrence University Conservatory of Music. Our first concert of the 2014-15 season is October 25, where the music will give hints to the choir’s destination next summer. We are in need of ushers to take tickets, guide patrons to their seats and help with post-concert chapel clean-up. In addition to ushering duties, you will pick a seat in the audience to hear the concert free of charge. Please contact Steve Cavness, newVoices board member at slcsec@athenet.net for more information.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

September 2nd, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
Date: 10/03/2014,  5:15-9:30pm
Website: http://heckrodtwetland.org/

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

Description of Event/Project:
I am looking for a group of students or individual students who are interested in volunteering for our Creepy Crawlies event. The event is Friday, October 3rd and Saturday October 4th. We are in need of volunteers who are willing to dress in black, camouflage, or as spooks and ghouls for our haunted trail. However, if dressing up is not your thing, we also have other opportunities for this event. We need volunteers to be hayride, craft, 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.

Fox Cities Crop Hunger Walks

May 11th, 2014 by Volunteer Center

Community Agency/Organization: Fox Cities Crop Hunger Walks
Date: 10/12/2014
Time: 1:00 PM
Where: Memorial Presbyterian Church, 803 East College Avenue, Applteon

Contact person for event: Mary Poulson, 920-734-8137

Description of Event/Project: Join in the Fox Cities annual CROP Hunger Walk! The walk is 1,3, or 5 miles long. CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by CWS (Church World Service) and organized by local volunteers to raise funds to end hunger.

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.