Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Waukesha County. Volunteering with Waukesha County is a great way to connect with your community, be part of an incredible team, and have fun! County volunteer opportunities range from one-time events to long-term participation and include options for all interest and expertise levels. We encourage you to give back to your community whether that be through community education, cleaning up parks, delivering meals, or transporting people in need, just to name a few options. Join our Volunteer Team, and you will help build a stronger Waukesha!
Below are opportunities to volunteer throughout our various programs in Waukesha County. Please select the title for more information on the specific opportunity. For more information on specific volunteer program areas or the volunteer process, please select the related program on the left.
Help someone in need. Waukesha County is looking for volunteer guardians. A volunteer guardian is appointed by probate court to help make decisions for another adult who the court has determined incapable of making decisions for themselves. The person will not be responsible for making financial decisions but will assist with decisions concerning the person's well-being and safety. The volunteer must be 25 years of age or older, pass a criminal background check, submit a copy of current Wisconsin driver's license and proof of car insurance. Training and ongoing support provided.
Waukesha County Volunteer Job Opportunity
Title: Volunteer Guardian
Location: Waukesha County
Social Media volunteer will assist with Social Media
Title: Social Media
Receptionist volunteer will assist by sitting at the
reception desk, answering phone calls, and greeting the public.
Summary: Help deliver a hot nutritious meal to homebound seniors over the lunch hour Monday- Friday. Drivers generally drive from 11:00-1:00 once a week or twice a month. Mileage reimbursement offered. Drivers must be a least 18 years of age, have a valid WI driver's license and proof of car insurance. A meal delivered with a smile can do amazing things for those we serve.
Title: Meals On Wheels Driver
Location: Pewaukee, Sussex, Waukesha, Brookfield, Butler, Hartland, Oconomowoc, Muskego, Mukwonago, New Berlin
Summary: Dining assistants help pack meals for home delivery as well as set up, serve and clean up for in-house dining. Help is needed from 9:30-12:30. Help out once a week or twice a month.
Title: Dining Assistant
Location: Butler, Menomonee Falls, New Berlin, Oconomowoc, Sussex & Waukesha
Summary: Courthouse Greeters greet visitors and provide direction to offices and departments throughout the Waukesha County complex. Volunteers are needed Mondays and every other Thursday and Friday. Shifts are three hours in length.
Title: Courthouse Greeter
Location: Waukesha County Courthouse
The Waukesha County Park System has volunteer opportunities for various groups and organizations that would like to volunteer in the parks.
Title: Park Maintenance Projects
Location: Waukesha County Park System
Assist Retzer Nature Center Staff Naturalists with environmental education programs for school and scout groups. Programs are held at Retzer Nature Center and occasionally at other County Park locations.
Title: Teacher Naturalist
Location: Retzer Nature Center
Summary: Workshop Leaders facilitate evidence based programs such as Matter of Balance, Healthy Eating for Successful Living, Boost Your Brain, Stepping On, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Living Well with Chronic Conditions, and Healthy Living with Diabetes. Training and mileage reimbursement provided. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone comfortable with promoting health and wellness.
Title: Volunteer Leaders
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