Volunteers Needed for Make a Difference Day Kickoff Event

The Volunteer Center of Brown County is in need of volunteers for their Make A Difference Day kickoff event this Saturday, October 22nd!  It seems we have more houses than people this year so we can really use the extra help.

This day involves helping out our senior citizens and/or community members who need a little extra help getting their yard ready for winter by raking leaves, cutting down plants, cleaning exterior windows, etc.

If you have a few hours to spare, please contact the Volunteer Center at

920-429-9445 to sign up and get more details on how you can help!

Let’s Get Together And Make A Difference!

Volunteer Opportunity: Sexual Assault Advocates

We are looking for volunteers and Inters to work as Sexual Assault Advocates in Brown County. No experience is necessary; all advocates receive extensive training prior to working with victims of Sexual Violence. Advocates play an important role in victims’ healing process as they not only field incoming hotline calls through hotline, but also respond to hospitals or police stations to provide immediate support and information. Interns provide additional support and legal advocacy. They sign up for two shifts each month that work with their schedule and attend monthly meetings with other advocates, to maintain protocols and expand knowledge. Our next training starts November 2nd, so contact us soon for more details about this opportunity! To inquire, call our volunteer coordinator at 920-436-8899, email csteffens@familyservicesnew.org, or apply online!

Hiring students for summer jobs

Impact issues that matter this summer with the Fund!

 

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. This summer we will have offices in over 40 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns. Our office in Wisconsin is located in downtown Madison and will be running campaigns to protect Wisconsin’s lakes from factory farm runoff as well as to fight the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms.

 

Last summer our staff helped stop toxic gas drilling, worked to end subsidies for junk food, and built support for equal rights for all Americans – all while building valuable leadership skills. Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations, including here in Madison. We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.

 

As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations, businesses, and community leaders. While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.

 

To apply, visit http://www.fundforthepublicinterest.org/page/fpi/apply-now-madison or call our local office at 608-251-5354.