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Abundant Life Shelter
Abundant Life Shelter 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 the Main Office at (920) 424-4229 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Karen Wall, Executive Director, at (715) 735-3684 for more information.
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.
Tri-City Area United Way (TCAUW)
Tri-City Area United Way is seeking for office volunteers. Duties include (but not limited to) filing, answering/transferring calls, data entry, and should be committed to making a difference within their community. For more information, please contact Erika Lesperance, Administrative Assistant, at 715-735-7785 or email@example.com.
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 the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com, or visit www.unityhospice.org and click on “Join Our Team”.