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Youth Halloween PartyūüéÉ

Saturday, Oct 28, 5:30 pm
Downtown Armory - 146 W North St, Whitewater, WI 53190

Do you need volunteer hours? Do you like working with kids and families? Then this volunteer opportunity is for you! Whitewater Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to run carnival type games at this year’s Youth Halloween Party. Wear your favorite family friendly Halloween costume and join us on Saturday, October 28th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Downtown Armory. For more information or to sign up for volunteer hours, please contact Michelle Dujardin...

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High School Accounting Tutor

Monday, Oct 23, 10:30 am
Whitewater High School, 534 S Elizabeth St, Whitewater, WI 53190

A student at Whitewater High School is in need of a tutor for their accounting class!  Time: 10:30am to 11:20am when you are available.

Please contact Bonnie Stanley at bstanley@wwusd.org if interested!

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Campus Memory Garden Planting

Saturday, Oct 21, 9 am
UWW Campus Memory Garden

Come make a memory in the UW-Whitewater Campus Memory Garden! 

The hardscape has been installed in the garden, and the next step is creating a landscaping plan. The garden will feature purple-hued perennials and pilars from Old Main.

Planting days have been scheduled for:

Friday, Oct. 13, 1-4 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m. to noon.

Sign up here: http://tinyurl.com/UWWOctGarden

IF you want to help but these days/times don't work, please contact...

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Middle School or High School Tutor

Monday, Oct 23, 12 pm
Varies

Students at Whitewater Middle School and Whitewater High School are in need of tutors to meet with them 2 times a week.  Four students are in need of a tutor in one of the following subjects:  Reading, Algebra 1, and Algebra 2.  Hours and days of the week are listed in the attached document!

Anyone who is interested should email Bonnie Stanley at bstanley@wwusd.org

Tutoring Times and Days.docx Click to View  
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Cedar Crest Senior Living

Monday, Oct 23, 12 pm
Cedar Crest Inc., 1702 S. River Road, Janesville, WI 53546

Long-term volunteers are needed at Cedar Crest, a senior living community on the south side of Janesville.  Acquire skills, make new friends, and put a smile on the face of an older adult!  Get the chance to build relationships in this rewarding work of serving older adults whose lives are rich with history and experiences at Cedar Crest!

Positions are available throughout the semester!

Available positions are listed on the attached PDF!  Anyone interested should contact ...

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Edgerton Outreach Donation Help

Monday, Oct 23, 12 pm
106 South Main Street, Edgerton, WI 53534

Edgerton Outreach is in need of strong people to help pick up furniture and large thrift store donations.

This volunteer opportunity is an on call position.  Staff will give volunteers a call 24 hours in advance to see if they are able to volunteer and set a time that works for both the volunteer and the staff.

Volunteers are only needed for a few hours a time and this opportunity is designed to fit busy schedules!

***must be able to life over 50...

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Harry Potter Festival

Sep 21 - Oct 22
Jefferson, WI

The organizers of the Harry Potter Festival in Jefferson, WI, are in need of volunteers to help prep in the weeks leading up to the festival (both administratively and doing physical work like stocking the Hogsmeade stores) as well as during the festival itself.

The prep work is more physical and office work than anything else. The volunteer work during the festival could include dressing up in costume. There are so many opportunities to help that there is no formal list. You'll...

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Hospice Companion

Monday, Oct 23, 12 pm
St. Croix Hospice

St. Croix Hospice is in search of some amazing students to volunteer with their hospice patients!  They want volunteers to come spend time with the patients, doing anything from reading, board games, listening to music, or even just talking!

This opportunity is open as you are available - you can tell them your availability and work to find a time to visit your companion.  St. Croix wants volunteers that can commit to once a week.

Becoming a volunteer at the hospital will...

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Troy Center Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Oct 14, 7 am
N8870 Briggs St, East Troy, WI 53120

Volunteers are needed to help out with the Troy Center Fire Department's Pancake Breakfast!  October is Fire Prevention Month, so come down to help them raise fund for their Smoke Detector Program!

Contact Mike Jones, the Event Chair for the Troy Center Fire Department at 262-379-0234 to get involved!

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Odds Jobs for Whitewater Couple

Saturday, Sep 30, 12 pm

Ann & Leo Chocholous, an elderly couple in Whitewater, need help getting odd jobs done around their house like carpet cleaning, changing clock batteries, fixing a railing, and other jobs!

If you are interested call Amy Krause at 608-210-4826!

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Whitewater Creek Stream Monitoring and Clean Up

Friday, Sep 29, 1 pm

As volunteers, students will take measurements of different variables in both Bluff Creek and Whitewater Creek that help determine the health of the tributary of the Rock River. Additionally, this program will perform periodic cleanups in whitewater creek to minimize pollution in our local watershed!

Anyone can attend this opportunity, UWW Sustainability just asks that you email us your shoe size so they can provide you with waders the day of the opportunity!

Future dates...

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Bluff Creek Stream Monitoring and Clean Up

Friday, Sep 22, 1 pm

As volunteers, students will take measurements of different variables in both Bluff Creek and Whitewater Creek that help determine the health of the tributary of the Rock River. Additionally, this program will perform periodic cleanups in whitewater creek to minimize pollution in our local watershed!

Anyone can attend this opportunity, UWW Sustainability just asks that you email us your shoe size so they can provide you with waders the day of the opportunity!

Future dates...

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Prairie Seed Collection

Friday, Oct 27, 10 am
UWW Campus Nature Preserve

Meet at the UWW Nature Preserve and help UWW Sustainability collect prairie seeds to restore new areas of campus and the UWW nature preserve!

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Prairie Seed Collection

Monday, Oct 23, 1 pm
UWW Campus Nature Preserve

Meet at the UWW Nature Preserve and help UWW Sustainability collect prairie seeds to restore new areas of campus and the UWW nature preserve!

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Campus Garden

Thursday, Oct 26, 5 pm

Meet at the Campus Garden between the bookstore and the Health Center and help maintain this beautiful part of campus!  The garden grows a variety of produce.  Join today to learn about gardening and donate to the Whitewater Food Pantry. Volunteers do not need any gardening experience!

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Campus Garden

Tuesday, Oct 24, 3 pm
UWW Campus Garden between the bookstore and the Health Center

Meet at the Campus Garden between the bookstore and the Health Center and help maintain this beautiful part of campus!  The garden grows a variety of produce.  Join today to learn about gardening and donate to the Whitewater Food Pantry. Volunteers do not need any gardening experience!

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Discover Whitewater Series Race Day

Sunday, Sep 17, All Day

The Discover Whitewater Series is looking for volunteers for a number of roles of their choosing on race day, THIS Sunday, September 17th!

Volunteers get a free pre-race pasta dinner with dessert the night before in the Hamilton Room of the UC, a free t-shirt, a free sandwich from the concessions stand, and a free scoop of Culver's ice cream.

To sign up visit www.runwhitewater.com and click on the ORANGE "register today" button on the top right-hand corner of the page!

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Boxes and Walls Volunteers Needed

Thursday, Oct 12, 6 pm

Dear Student Leaders,

Greetings! University Housing is currently planning for our annual Boxes and Walls 2017 program. Last year, approximately 1300 participants went through the program, the vast majority indicating that they had an exceptionally positive experience.

This year, Boxes & Walls opens on Sunday, October 8 from 1-5.   After that, Boxes and Walls will be open the following dates and times:

Monday, October 9               6:00 pm -10:00...

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Boxes and Walls Volunteers Needed

Sunday, Oct 8, 1 pm

Dear Student Leaders,

Greetings! University Housing is currently planning for our annual Boxes and Walls 2017 program. Last year, approximately 1300 participants went through the program, the vast majority indicating that they had an exceptionally positive experience.

This year, Boxes & Walls opens on Sunday, October 8 from 1-5.   After that, Boxes and Walls will be open the following dates and times:

Monday, October 9               6:00 pm -10:00...

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Elementary School Tutor and Classroom Helper

Monday, Oct 16, 3 pm
LINCS Elementary - 242 S Prince St, Whitewater, WI 53190

LINCS Elementary is looking for 2 student volunteers to help out EVERY Monday from 3:00-4:00pm.  The position includes assisting students with homework as well as supervision of the classroom when the teacher is busy.  The students will consist of orchestra students in the band room.

LINCS is looking to fill these positions quickly so please contact jolson@wwusd.org as soon as possible if you are interested!

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Help with Sergeant Tom Rich Keynote

Monday, Sep 18, 5:45 pm
Whitewater High School, 534 S Elizabeth St, Whitewater, WI 53190

Whitewater High School is in need of 5 volunteers to help with¬†Sergeant Tom Rich's keynote speech¬†being held Mon. Sept.18th, at 6:30‚Ä謆at Whitewater¬†High School‚Äč. ¬†Volunteers will need to be at the high school by 5:45 pm. ¬†Sergeant Tom Rich, nationally known Keynote Speaker and¬†Cybersafety Expert will be featured at a timely program sponsored by the school district for area parents and residents.¬†

Each volunteer will need to fill out a background check form and have it back to the...

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UWW Sustainability Office Volunteer Opportunities for 9/11-9/14

Sep 11 - Sep 15

The UWW Sustainability Office records hours for tracking community service.  Let them know if you need a volunteer slip signed and don't forget to bring it with you!  Here are the events they have going on this week: 

Mon, 9/11 - 12-2:30 PM:  Prairie Seed - Start near Heide Hall (https://goo.gl/maps/F4hQQXE5tUt) and later visit Lot 8 bioswales (https://goo.gl/maps/ehJt9iLz1bC2) Tue, 9/12 - 3-6 PM:  Campus Garden harvest (https://goo.gl/maps/jB8C7m6uhQH2) Wed, 9/13 - CANCELLED -...
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America Reads Info Session 2 - 9/11

Monday, Sep 11, 4 pm
Winther 2005

Need volunteer hours? Want the opportunity to get hands on experience in the classroom? Participate in America Reads this fall!

If you are interested in working with children in Whitewater schools this fall semester, the College of Education and Professional Studies is working with the America Reads Program to offer students the opportunity to work with pre-school through 12th grade students in the area of reading and math.

Please join them for more...

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America Reads Info Sessions - 9/7 & 9/11

Thursday, Sep 7, 4 pm
Winther 2005

Need volunteer hours? Want the opportunity to get hands on experience in the classroom? Participate in America Reads this fall!

If you are interested in working with children in Whitewater schools this fall semester, the College of Education and Professional Studies is working with the America Reads Program to offer students the opportunity to work with pre-school through 12th grade students in the area of reading and math.

Please join them for more...

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National Eating Disorders Association Madison Walk 2017

Saturday, Sep 16, 10 am
1250 McKenna Blvd, Madison, WI 53719

Join the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for an incredible morning of raising awareness and funds for eating disorder awareness programs, education outreach, and the support of individuals and families!  We are working to build community, inspire activism, and work with a diverse group of individuals that support their goals and interests.  The event has a phenomenal line-up of speakers and presenters including Brad E. R. Smith, MD, the Medical Director of Eating Disorder...

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