Volunteer Opportunities: Gardeners, tax-preparers and senior companions needed
TAX-AIDE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The AARP Tax-Aide program is looking for volunteers to help seniors of moderate to low income with the filing of their income taxes. Registration starts in September. Training is provided in January which leads to certification as a Tax-Aide. Time commitment is four hours of counseling per week during February, March and April.
COMMUNITY CENTERS SET TO PROVIDE JOB LABS
The Tyler-Domer, Dr. John Bryant, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Centers will transform their Computer Labs into Job Labs three times a week to help community members looking for employment. Volunteers are needed to assist members with resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, job searches, online applications, and a wide range of other employment-related activities.
ENRICH SOMEONE’S LIFE
Ridgewood Care Center, 3205 Wood Road, needs volunteers to assist during weekly arts and craft sessions or to simply spend time reading to residents who are unable to communicate or are sight impaired.
ASSIST STAFF, ADOPT-A-RESIDENT AT LAKESHORE MANOR
Lakeshore Manor, Wisconsin Avenue site, needs volunteers to assist the staff during group activities and/or interacting with residents in a one-to-one “Adopt-A-Resident” program.
GIFT SHOP ATTENDANTS
Wheaton Franciscan/All Saints’ gift shops on Spring Street and Wisconsin Avenue are open every day as a patient and visitor service. Volunteers are needed to assist in all the duties entailed in running a retail business in these lovely shops. Regular and sub shifts are open at each site including weekends.
GREEN THUMB VOLUNTEER
Lakeshore Manor, Wisconsin Avenue site, is in need of a volunteer with gardening (raising plants, growing herbs, etc.) experience for their stand-up garden.
If you are interested in any of the listed volunteer opportunities or others on file at the Volunteer Center of Racine County, call 262-886-9612 or toll free (Racine County only) at 1-800-201-9490 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web site at www.volunteercenterofracine.org. Office hours are weekday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 6216 Washington Avenue, Suite G.