The Urban League of Racine, 718 N. Memorial Drive, is looking for a friendly person to meet and greet visitors. Clerical and minimal computer skills are required. Position requires work on two floors. Hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
DISASTER CASE WORKER
Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) needs volunteers for the Long Term Recovery Committee. Case workers help disaster victims by matching up needs to volunteer agencies that may be able to assist them in Racine, Kenosha and Walworth counties. Training is provided all day Thursday, Sept. 23, and the morning of Friday, Sept. 24.
COME ON DOWN TO THE GREAT POKER RIDE
Join the Caledonia Conservancy for the ninth annual Poker Ride on Sunday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Meet at McCalvy’s Decision Farm, 5400 6 Mile Road. Volunteer crossing guards are needed to stop traffic when the horses cross the road. Help is also needed to cook and serve brats and hot dogs. Bring your own lawn chair, drinks, and a book to pass the time. Volunteers will get a free lunch for their services.
ENJOY THE OUTDOORS ON A WOODS CLEANUP
The neighborhood Central Walk north of 4-1/2 Mile Rd. and west of Charles St. is holding their monthly woods cleanup on Sunday, June 27. Meet at 1825 Fireside Dr. at 3 p.m. Wear long pants, gloves, shoes that can get dirty, and bring loppers or pruners.
GO PLACES AND HAVE A GRAND TIME HELPING OTHERS!
Ridgewood Care Center, 3205 Wood Road, needs volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday throughout the month of June. Activities for residents include a bowling/pizza party field trip, a picnic by the Lake, a trip to the Racine Zoo, and an excursion to a Milwaukee Brewers game (June 30 – that’s the only Wednesday). Volunteers will be interacting with one to three residents for each event. You must be able to push a wheel chair and/or escort mobile residents. Each outing is staffed by Ridgewood Care Center personnel. Volunteers are transported via a comfortable bus or by government owned vehicles. All admission costs are paid. If an event occurs over the noon hour, lunch is provided! Most events last about two hours and are scheduled during the early afternoon. Times vary by location. Individuals must be at least 16 years old. Background checks are conducted on all volunteers.
RACINE PUBLIC LIBRARY JOB LAB
The Racine Public Library is opening a Job Lab on the second floor. Volunteers are needed to assist job seekers with searching and applying for jobs, writing resumes, applying for benefits and basic computer skills. Training and materials will be provided. Basic computer skills are required and resume writing experience is preferred.
If you are interested in any of the listed volunteer opportunities or others on file at the Volunteer Center of Racine County, call 262-886-9612 or toll free (Racine County only) at 1-800-201-9490 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at www.volunteercenterofracine.org. Office hours are weekday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 6216 Washington Avenue, Suite G.