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Marshfield Clinic Health System
Americorp Member
serving Volunteer Center of Racine

Volunteer Opportunities

For these opportunities, please contact:
Sarah Webb - Youth Volunteer Coordinator/Team Leader
262-886-9612 Ext. 103  -  teamleader@volunteerracine.org

1.The Youth Volunteer Corps partnered with a couple of nursing homes in the area to make holiday and seasonal door decorations for the residents.  This week, we are starting on getting Thanksgiving Door Decor made. Youth volunteers can pick up the kits to make these  from my office and make them at home. Once they are finished they just need to be returned to me.

The address is : Racine Volunteer Center 6216 Washington Ave. Suite G Racine. 

2. On Friday 10/30 from 4pm -5 pm youth volunteers can participate in an outside Halloween Parade for the residents at Ridgewood Care Center. The address is 3205 Wood Rd. Racine.  Youth volunteers should dress up in costume and bring a mask.  All family members of the youth volunteers are welcome to join the parade as well.  ****Need lots more volunteers for this!

3. On Friday 11/13 from 8 am – 3 pm I still need 7 students (students must be at least 17) to help distribute senior boxes with Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency.   I need 3 more students for the 8 am-1130 am shift, and 4 students for the 1130 am – 3 pm shift. Students will be filling up bags with food for distribution, and helping load bags and boxes of food into vehicles.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a mask and water bottle. The address is 2113 N. Wisconsin St. Racine.

4. On Wednesday 11/18 from 8 am -3 pm I need 3 students (students must be at least 17) to help distribute senior boxes with Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency.  I need 3 students still for the 1130 am – 3 pm shift. Students will be filling up bags with food for distribution, and helping load bags and boxes of food into vehicles.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a mask and water bottle. The address is 2113 N. Wisconsin St. Racine. 

5. On Monday 12/14 from 4 pm -5 pm I needs students for Christmas Caroling at Ridgewood Care Center. The address is 3205 Wood Rd. Racine.  Students will be outside caroling as residents enjoy the caroling from inside the center.  Students should dress warmly and bring a mask. 

6. On Saturday 12/19 from 9am-11 am I need students to help place wreaths at headstones for the holidays at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The address is 21731 Spring St. Union Grove WI 53182.  We will meet outside the administrative office at the cemetery.  Please dress for the weather and bring a mask.

7. On Tuesday 12/22 I need 5 students (students must be at least 17) to help distribute holiday boxes with Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency.  I need 1 student for the 8 am-1130 am shift, and 4 students for the 1130 am – 3 pm shift. Students will be filling up bags with food for distribution, and helping load bags and boxes of food into vehicles.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a mask and water bottle. The address is 2113 N. Wisconsin St. Racine. 

8. On Tuesday 12/23 I need 4 students (students must be at least 17) to help distribute holiday boxes with Racine Kenosha Community Action Agency.  I need 1 more student for the 8 am-1130 am shift, and 4 students for the 1130 am – 3 pm shift. Students will be filling up bags with food for distribution, and helping load bags and boxes of food into vehicles.  Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes, bring a mask and water bottle. The address is 2113 N. Wisconsin St. Racine. 

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The Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast have put together several activities and resources sorted by grade level on the following two sites.

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Home energy cost assistance is available. Please see the flyer below for more information. Call: 262.633.6000 Email: energy@racinecounty.com

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Video dance classes you can take while at home.

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Interested in becoming a Racine County foster parent? Foster parents offer a temporary home for children until they can be safely returned to their own homes. Racine County currently needs homes open and willing to accept siblings and older children between the ages of 5 - 18 years of age. Learn more at an upcoming informational session held every third Wednesday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at 1717 Taylor Ave., classroom D or every third Saturday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m. at 201 S. Kendrick Ave., in Burlington, WI. Contact Jessica Scheeler for more information at 262.638.6595 or email jessica.scheeler@racinecounty.org.

John XXIII Educational Center offers academic and social support for 6th-12th graders as well as activities, mentoring and tutoring Monday through Thursday, 4:00-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m. Click here to find out how you can take advantage of or get involved in these awesome opportunities! 
WI FACETS is a parent training & information center that assists parents and educators in navigating the Special Education system. WI FACETS offers trainings (online & in-person), as well as information & referrals via phone. Call (877) 374-0511 for more information.

Salvation Army Healthy Kids Diner
The Healthy Kids Diner offers a nutritious hot meal program for kids 18 and under six days per week at The Salvation Army and selected COP Houses in the City of Racine. The program also offers opportunities for children to have positive interactions with Racine police officers. There are no fees.

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Cops 'N Kids
It is the mission of the Cops 'N Kids Reading Center, Inc. to enable and empower all children to strive toward the fundamental successes in life - through recognition for the importance of reading. The primary objective is to improve the reading skills of at-risk children, by introducing them to the adventure and creativity that is received from reading for pleasure. Our program is FREE.

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UW-Extension 4-H Program, Racine County
Racine County 4-H will be hosting a series of evenings promoting 4-H and the projects that youth can participate in. 4-H is a hands-on learning program that strives to enhance youth leadership, communication, social skills and so much more. Please join us to learn more about this great youth development opportunity. Click here to learn more.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection
To help keep hazardous waste out of our rivers and lakes we ask that the residents of the City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant & Wind Point take advantage of our Household Hazardous Waste collection events! Proper disposal of hazardous materials is important for our environment and our health.

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Advancing Family Assets - Young Adults Program
The Advancing Family Assets (AFA) Programs aim to increase financial stability and family success by focusing on three key areas: income, education, and whole health. Through the AFA Programs, families with school-age children and young adults (17-28) gain access to new resources and build a strong network of personalized supports as they take steps to establish and achieve goals that lead to lasting change.

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Racine American Telepsychiatry
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Advancing Family Assets Program
The Advancing Family Assets Program works one-on-one with families in the 53403 and 53405 zip codes to increase financial stability and overall family success through a focus on three key areas: income, whole health, and education. Call 262-632-6200 x111 for more information or download the brochure here.