Volunteer Opportunities in Waukesha County

April 26, 2012

4th Annual Grillin' and Chillin' Event: Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin
Come and join us for our special 4th annual Grillin' and Chillin' summer event! We are looking for volunteers to help serve attendees and grill brats and hot dogs for the guests of the event. Volunteer positions include server/kitchen runner, grill attendant, and advertiser.

Bingo Helpers: Brookfield Rehab
This Brookfield retirement center has a great group of people who love to play bingo. Come and help out; be the callers, help manage the cards, or hand out the great prizes on Wednesdays at 2:00pm or Saturdays at 1:30.

Bike Trail Clean Up: Adaptive Community Approach Program
Get outside and enjoy the weather while helping the environment! During the Spring, Summer or Fall, you can assist individuals with disabilities to clean up the Waukesha Bike Trail. Volunteer to help others volunteer! You are needed for a few hours between 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Friday, scheduling is flexible.

Instructor Aide-Day Services: Goodwill Industries of SE Wisconsin
Volunteers are needed to assist staff with recreational activities at an adult day center and/or with outings for participants that have cognitive or physical disabilities. A great opportunity for those with an interest in working with special needs clients! Volunteers are needed in Waukesha, Brookfield, Pewaukee, and Menomonee Falls. Scheduling is flexible, based on your schedule. Hours are 8:30am-2.30pm Monday-Friday.

For further information please contact the United Way Volunteer Center at 1717 Paramount Drive, Waukesha (262) 547-8459 x117


Community Watch

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» The Corridor development in Brookfield announces three new tenants Updated:  7/28

» Brookfield Bulldogs, Pewaukee Muskies to continue game at later date 7/26

» Brookfield Blue Sox pick up key win over West Bend 7/26

» Jury reaches guilty verdict in Brookfield drive-by shooting after failed drug deal Updated:  7/26

» Dick's Sporting Goods to open Aug. 5 in Brookfield 7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Brookfield East choir to perform with Foreigner at Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Wisconsin Athletic Club nearing town of Brookfield opening Updated:  7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Brookfield Central baseball unable to pull upset in regional loss to Sussex Hamilton 7/19

» Former Brookfield East coach Tom Swittel goes out with WFCA All-Star Game win 7/19

» Brookfield board comfortable with lights 7/19

» Brookfield Portillo's opens its doors 7/19

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» Brookfield plan commission advances Wimmer's Linx Club apartment, hotel project Updated:  7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» New Brookfield Central AD Don Kurth to bring wide variety of experience 7/16

» Elmbrook Humane Society teams up with other area shelters to save cats in need 7/13

» Brookfield's Dominic Days returns this week 7/12

» Brookfield East's upset bid falls short in Greater Metro baseball tournament 7/12

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Waukesha County Fair


The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.