Sheboygan County volunteer opportunities of the week announced

10:21 PM, May 3, 2013  |  Comments
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For more information or to sign up for these or other volunteer opportunities please visit or call 920-459-2780.

? EventWise: The Movers & Shakers Gala is a fundraising event to benefit Lakeland College, the Sheboygan Symphony Orchestra and various charities selected by local celebrity dancers. This year's event also features Chelsie Hightower and Maksim Chmerkovskiy from ABC's "Dancing With The Stars." Multiple volunteer opportunities remain. Please visit to learn more and to sign up online.

? SCIO/Nourish:

-Farmers Market Demo Cook: Prepare simple dishes to be handed out at farmers market. Demonstrate how it was made. All produce will be provided. Contact: Linda at 920-918-0251 for more details.

-Farmers Market Demos: People to help set up, serve and/or take down the demo site of Nourish two Saturdays and one Wednesday a month. Time commitment: Possibly two shifts: 8-10 a.m. and 10 a.m. to noon. Contact Katrina at 920-287-5817.

-Farm to Table Tours: Cook, lead a group of six to 10 preparing a meal for shelter residents. Ingredients are provided and you will know what is coming from the farm. Time commitment: four hours Tuesday evening. Contact Katrina at 920-287-5817

? Boys & Girls Club: The Boys and Girls Club is looking for volunteers who are willing to share their artistic talents with kids at the Club. Anything from traditional arts to photography and digital arts would be beneficial.

? Aging and Disability Resource Center: Dining Site Assistants. Spend a few hours at one of Sheboygan County's Dining Site getting to know the clients. Volunteers will help cook, serve and clean up meals. There is also opportunity to help execute activities during this time. Volunteers would be needed on a regular basis from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Get to know your area seniors and join in the fun!

? Senior Activity Center: Whether help is needed to answer the phones, bake refreshments, water plants, set up tables and chairs, staple papers, create score pads, serve food or beverages, clean out files, run a club, or plan an event, everything that volunteers do is important in the running of the Center.

? American Cancer Society: Would you drive a mile to save a life? Volunteer drivers donate their time and the use of their vehicle to take patients to treatment related appointments. They also provide encouragement and support. Volunteers must have a good driving record, a valid driver's license, a serviceable car with seatbelts and adequate insurance coverage. Drivers need to be friendly, compassionate and must respond to all patient ride requests in a timely fashion and follow through on all commitments. The American Cancer Society provides an orientation, support and other assistance to volunteer drivers. For information on how to volunteer please call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.

? John Michael Kohler Art Center: The ARTery is the interactive learning gallery for all ages. Volunteers attend a one-hour training session to learn about the ARTery's current projects and activities. Volunteers familiarize visitors with ongoing collaborative projects, assist them as they proceed in their projects, and help maintain orderliness in the space.

? Hospice Advantage: Seeking crafters/scrapbookers. Assist with creating scrapbooks or photo collages of our patients and achievements to share with others

? Habitat for Humanity Lakeside: Volunteer at Habitat's office. You won't be just stuffing envelopes in our fast-paced office. We're looking for someone to do clerical, reception work, social media, and graphic design work. Anything from data entry to formatting newsletters, you'll always be kept busy! Hours range from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and are flexible to match your schedule!

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