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Abundant Life Mission      

Abundant Life Mission seeks volunteers in the following areas:  Front desk, security, IT grants, fundraising, and education committees.  Second Chances Thrift Shoppe is in need of assistance for sorting and cleaning donations and for people to work on the sales floor.  For more information, please contact Brenda Levine at (920) 785-0850 or blevine@alcmission.org.

 

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bay Area      

Big Brothers/Big Sisters seeks volunteer mentors for youth six to sixteen.  We cover counties in Michigan:  Delta, Dickinson, and Menominee.  We cover two counties in WI:  Florence and Marinette.  Our mission is to facilitate and enhance the positive development of youth through volunteer friendship, mentoring and outreach services.  Assistance and training is available to volunteers!  Commitment is usually around four to six hours per month and have the choice of either community-based or school-based programs.  To fill out an application or become a Marinette/Menominee volunteer, contact Julia Nutter, Program Coordinator, at (906) 290-6784.

For other counties, who are also interested in becoming a volunteer, contact the Escanaba office at (906) 789-0060.  For more information, please visit www.bbbsbayarea.org.

 

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Menominee County      

CASA seeks caring individuals to advocate for children involved in the court system due to allegations of neglect or abuse. Volunteers are screened, trained, and supported as they ensure the child’s voice is heard and make recommendations in the best interest of the child to the court. CASA also seeks area residents to serve on its board. Please contact Amanda Merrell, Program Coordinator, at (715) 923-7250 or casa@new.rr.com.  Visit us at www.menomineecasa.com for more information.

 

Crossing Rivers Support Group

Crossing Rivers Support Group is looking for volunteer meeting facilitators.  We are committed to helping those with issues such as depression, suicide, grief, bullying, and alcohol/drugs abuse.  We also have awareness and prevention events year round. Volunteers are asked to have a sense of empathy and be a good listener.  Contact Steve at (715) 938-7348 or crossing.rivers@hotmail.com.

 

DAR Boys and Girls Club      

DAR seeks for one-on-one youth relationships.  Could you share a hobby?  Assist with schoolwork?  Or maybe just relax and read?  If interested in helping out or be connected with a youth, contact The DAR at (906) 863-9512.

 

Getting Ahead Program

Getting Ahead Program is looking for volunteer meeting facilitators. They are is a well-established program designed to assist people living in poverty in making the first and most important step toward the life they want, that is, taking charge of their own lives. Trained facilitators would oversee a sixteen-week workshop once a week for three hours. For more information or are interested in volunteering to be a facilitator, please contact Nicole at (715) 735-7785 or nicole@tricityareaunitedway.com.

 

Haven of Hope

Haven of Hope is looking for help in supervising the homeless shelter.  Duties include supervision of residents and facilitation of the shelter’s choice.  Hours are available 24 hours a day and open to the choice of the volunteer.  Please contact the Executive Director for more information or to learn more at (715) 735-3684.

 

Make-A-Wish Wisconsin      

Make-A-Wish Wisconsin is seeking for Wish Granters. As a Wish Granter, you will aid the Mission Delivery staff in meeting with wish families, collecting detailed information about the child's wish and family information, planning the wish presentation day and more!  Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.  For more information on becoming a Make-A-Wish volunteer, please contact Jennilyn Parulski at jparulski@wisconsin.wish.org.

 

Menominee Animal Shelter      

Menominee Animal Shelter is seeking volunteers for general maintenance and cleaning, one-on-one help with the animals, including but not limited to, walking socializing, training, transporting, and fostering.  For more information, please contact the animal shelter at (906) 864-PAWS (7297).

 

NEWCAP      

NEWCAP is looking for volunteers to unload food deliveries and to assist with food drives.  Individuals, families, and organizations are encouraged to contact Peggy Zielinski at (715) 732-4171.


OSF Hospice

OSF Hospice seeks volunteers in Menominee and surrounding areas.  Their volunteers have unique duties, such as spending time with the terminally ill to provide a listening ear, giving caregivers the opportunity to attend appointments, going to lunch, or, in some cases, just taking a nap, knowing that their loved one is not alone.  There is no patient care skills required, only compassion, commitment, and a love for people.  If interested, please contact Ilene Kotajarvi, Volunteer Coordinator, at (906) 786-3915.

 

Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc.      

Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services, Inc. seeks for volunteers to assist us in answering our crisis-line, assisting staff with shelter projects, moving furniture, maintaining the shelter property, and transporting clients.  For more volunteer information, please contact Courtney Olson, Executive Director, at (715) 735-6656.

 

Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties      

Respite Care seeks volunteers to provide home companionship, or respite, to families who are caring for adult loved ones who may be elderly, disabled, or chronically or terminally ill.  Training is available to those interested.  Give the gift of time!  Call Lori LaCasse at (715) 732-4474.


Twin Counties Free Clinic (TCFC)      

TCFC seeks for doctors and nurses to volunteer their time in the clinic. This free clinic is open to Marinette/Menominee county residents who meet income guidelines - at or below 200% of the federal poverty level and are not insured.  Meetings are held every Tuesday, 5:30pm-8:30pm, sometimes we finish up at 9:00pm, depending on patients' needs, at the BAMC Medical Office Building.  Please contact TCFC at (715) 732-1349 or tcfc@bamc.org.

 

Unity Hospice

Unity Hospice seeks volunteers who have a few hours of time to socialize, play games, or assist with small projects.  We work within volunteers’ interests and schedule to find meaningful placements.  We are also a non-profit organization that provides hospice, palliative, and bereavement services.  For more information, please contact (715) 582-1050, email us at volunteer@unityhospice.org, or visit www.unityhospice.org and click on “Join Our Team”.