Volunteers

Give the gift of independence to a neighbor in Polk County, WI

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How to become a volunteer

The only special qualification to be a volunteer is the desire to help someone else.

Print a copy of the Volunteer Position Descriptions

Print the application. complete it, sign it and mail it to: Interfaith Caregivers; PO Box 65, Milltown, WI 54858.

OR scan it and email your application to: info@interfaithpolk.org


  • Background Check

We will do a background check on you. That’s why we ask for your social security number. We will take all precautions to insure your social security number is safe.


  • Volunteer Orientation

We will invite you to a short orientation to learn more about Interfaith Caregivers. We will talk about ways to make your volunteering experience a success.

 – We schedule Orientation every other Tuesday from 1-3pm at our office in Milltown. If you cannot come on Tuesday between 1-3pm let us know. We will try to set up a time that works for you. See Orientation Dates


Volunteer Guidelines:

We require Volunteers to:

  • Provide a copy of a driver’s license or valid ID
  • Provide a copy of proof of insurance (if you will be driving for us)
  • Agree to a criminal background screening
  • Attend a volunteer orientation session
  • Record  and report miles and hours spent volunteering

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We do NOT require Volunteers to:

  • Help clients into or out of a vehicle
  • Give medications
  • Provide personal care or hands on help
  • Lift people or heavy things
  • Give baths or showers

Helping Clients

This is the good part! We’ll pair you with a client whose needs match your interests and your schedule. You can help with things like:

Harold Brown 3M-1Giving a ride to and from:

  • Grocery store
  • Doctor or dentist
  • Bank
  • Taking someone to visit a loved one
  • Cancer treatments
  • Dialysis
  • Hairdresser/Barber

Reading to a manOther opportunities:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Fixing little things in a home
  • Visiting or calling someone
  • Reading to someone
  • Giving a break to someone caring for a loved one
  • Yardwork in spring and fall
  • And much more

pattiHelp in the office

There are many ways you can help in the office. If you have experience with computers and other office work this may be the opportunity for you!

  • Filing stuff
  • Answering phones
  • Thank You phone calls or letters
  • Calligraphy

Special Events

Do you want to share your creative ideas? Volunteer to help us with several special events each year.fair booth photo

  • Developing a theme for the event
  • Annual Meeting
  • Drawing, painting or building props
  • Writing press releases and other content
  • Designing brochures and other materials
  • Working at an Interfaith Caregivers booth
  • Health and Wellness Fairs
  • And more!

Volunteer Appreciation Program


Additional Information

Calendar

Volunteer Brochure

Program Brochure

Volunteer Position Descriptions

AssistedRides.com – for current volunteers only

Monthly Time Sheet – for current volunteers only