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Trained Medical Volunteers Needed! The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to join the Disaster Health Services (DHS) Team. DHS provides compassionate care to victims and fellow Red Cross volunteers following disasters. Volunteers help clients navigate the health care system, assist with the replacement of medication, obtain resources, and can also aid with daily living activities. DHS volunteers are RNs, LPNs/LVNs, MDs/DOs, PAs, EMTs, Paramedics, APRNs, and NPs. Contact Lee at for more information.

Volunteer at Wisconsin Science Olympiad Tournament! UW-Stevens Point is honored to host the Wisconsin Science Olympiad State Tournament April 22-23. This event will bring dozens of middle and high school student teams, their coaches and families to Stevens Point and the UWSP campus. UWSP is looking for event volunteers to work as information desk staff, activity chaperones, lunch runners, test proctors and awards ceremony staff. Lunch and T-shirt are provided for Science Olympiad volunteers! Email for more details.

Mentorship Opportunity! St. Vincent de Paul’s Getting Ahead is a 16-20 session workshop that helps individuals build their own personal plan to get out of poverty. Those living in unstable environments need people in their lives who can support them through the very difficult changes necessary to build skills, change relationships and connect with resources. Volunteer time will be flexible, typically 10 one-hour sessions over 18 weeks. Training available. Contact Emily Mueller: 715-298-3028, ext. 105.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Children’s Clothing Needed. Rebecca’s Closet needs boy’s and girl’s shoes, boots (all sizes) and pants – size 2T to 16 (especially 4T, 7, 8, 10, and 12).  Donations of clean, gently used, modern items can be made to the United Way office Monday -Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 705 S. 24th Ave., Suite 400B, Wausau, WI 54401. Contact Amber Kraft at or 715-298-5712.

Waterproof Gloves Needed. The Warming Center is requesting new or barely used waterproof winter gloves and handwarmers. If you can help, drop off donated items at 540 South Third Ave. in Wausau, Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Source: United Way of Marathon County