Volunteer Reception Center Training. Wednesday, March 25 from 6-8 p.m., United Way Volunteer Connection and RSVP will present how a VRC helps process large numbers of people wanting to volunteer, in the case of a tornado or other large-scale event. Register by contacting Krista at 715-298-5719 or kmischo@unitedwaymc.org. Age 18+

Nami Treasurer. The National Alliance on Mental Illness is looking for someone who has experience in non-profit financials, grant writing and fundraising and is passionate about serving those affected by mental illness. Contact Bernie at 715-432-0180 or contact@naminorthwoods.org.

Hospital Victim Advocate Volunteer. Accompany or meet a victim at the local emergency department and/or police department to provide support and other information/community resources. Training provided for availability to volunteer a few times a month, usually after 5 p.m. Contact Allie at 715-842-5663 or Allie@womenscommunity.org. Age 18+ 

GiGi’s Playhouse Program Leaders and Assistants. Volunteers who have training in occupational, physical, speech-language or behavioral therapy, social work, special education, music, dance, art or a related field are needed for programming. Sample program lesson plans and guides will be provided. Minimum commitment is 1 session (10-12 weeks), with programs occurring weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Contact Erica at 715-370-6652 or wausau@gigisplayhouse.org. Age 13+

More Opportunities!  Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com to find events / on-going opportunities and one-time volunteer roles that YOU can fill! Age 13+

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Toiletries. Shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, toothpaste and other items for residents are helpful. Contact Kathy at 715-848-4450 or kdesantis@norcen.org.

Step Stools and Extension Ladder. The Marathon County Historical Society is looking for step stools and ladders. Contact Janet at 715-842-5750 or info@marathoncountyhistory.org.

Office supplies. White copy paper, colored copy paper, printable address label sheets (2 5/8″ 1″), stamps, etc. are very helpful to the Big Brothers Big Sisters. Contact Beth at 715-848-7207 or bethk@bbbsncw.org.

Source: United Way of Marathon County