The mission of Volunteer Services is to promote health, self-sufficiency, and an improved quality of life for Health and Human Services clients and other county citizens, We can accomplish this with people helping people through volunteerism, education and fundraising. In partnership and coordination with other community resources, organizations and our trained volunteers, we provide for some basic human needs such as clothing, emergency funds, education, and transportation.
Volunteer Services helps provide the following services to Department of Health and Human Services Client Families. Please ask your caseworker how you can benefit or take part in one of the following services: (Please click on the bolded title for more information)
Waukesha County Volunteer Services offers you the opportunity to get involved in your community and find greater meaning in life by helping others. We have numerous opportunities to match schedules, interests, and experience. We will work with you to find the perfect opportunity!
Volunteer Opportunities ([Please click HERE for our current needs)
AODA Volunteer Speaker- Speak with and act as a mentor to those with alcohol, drug dependency and other addictions. This is an incredible opportunity to gain as much as you give
Clothing Closet - Assist with sorting and organizing donations for our clothing closet. Flexible schedule with weekday hours available.
Office Assistant- Assist with computer data entry, filing, mailings, billings, and more. Opportunities are ongoing or as-needed
Recognizing Outstanding Kids (ROKs) Volunteer- Help children utilizing our services discover and recognize their creative potential. Assist with art and craft workshops or our annual art show set-up and day-of events. Flexible schedule with a wide array of opportunities!
Special Projects- Assist with one-time or short-term projects, such as painting, graphic design, research projects, presentations, and more. Projects change on ongoing basis. Schedule changes with each project.
Volunteer Driver- Provide transportation services to infants, children, teens, and adults, and connect them with services such as medical and dental appointments, visitation with birth families, therapy appointments, court appointments, and mentoring opportunities. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday, including weekday and some evenings. Flexible hours and you are reimbursed for mileage.
Youth to Discover Mentor- Carroll University students mentor at-risk youths from the Waukesha community. Volunteers help promote higher education and expose youth to positive attitudes and lifestyles.
Please visit the ADRC Volunteer page for more opportunities!
How to Get Involved:
1) Contact our Volunteer Coordinator to see if one of the options might be a good match for you.
2) Complete our Application process, which varies with each position.
3) Get trained for your position and start making a difference in someone’s life!