How to become a volunteer
The only special qualification to be a volunteer is the desire to help someone else.
- Complete and return a Volunteer Application
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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:
Giving a ride to and from:
- Grocery store
- Doctor or dentist
- Taking someone to visit a loved one
- Cancer treatments
- 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
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
- 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!
AssistedRides.com – for current volunteers only
Monthly Time Sheet – for current volunteers only