Volunteer Opportunities

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is looking for someone to help them coordinate their volunteers, meal providers and site hosts for the build site. You need to be willing to commit to 15 hours per week.

Wish list: powdered lemonade mix , paper towels, plastic eating utensils, styrofoam/insulated cups, plastic cups, garbage bags , hand-sanitizing wipes, four drawer/fire proof locked cabinet and a literature cabinet.

Please contact Brittany for more information or to volunteer at (920) 235-3535 or adminco@habitatoshkosh.org.

Oshkosh Seniors Center

The Oshkosh Seniors Center is looking for 1-2 people to be Newsletter Coordinators for the monthly newsletter mailing process. Duties include coordinating set up, folding, labeling and preparation for distribution. Newsletters are folded on the third or fourth Tuesday of each month.

Come join us and be our Birthday Bingo Coordinator! Coordinate the monthly birthday bingo activity held on the second Thursday of each month. Duties include coordinating bingo, the birthday celebration and the Advocap Winnebago County Nutrition program lunch.

Help us Deliver Fliers to local businesses. A group of volunteers is needed to assist the Marketing Director with this program.

Want to meet new people? Greeters are needed at the Center's main facility. Duties include welcoming participants, making coffee, collecting dues, accepting donations, making copies, offering tours and providing customer service. Shifts are from 8 a.m. to 12 noon and from noon to 4 p.m.

Contact Julie Zuleger, volunteer coordinator, at 232-5306 or jzuleger@ci.oshkosh.wi.us if you are interested in volunteering or want more information.

Hope and Care Center

The Hope and Care Center is looking for volunteers to help out with office work.

Our craft programs also need volunteers. We are looking for people to lead a class in wood burning, creative writing and an art therapy class(drawing and painting). Volunteer opportunities are available between 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Mondays thru Saturdays.

If you are interested in volunteering or want more information, contact Debbie or Roxie at (920) 233-3563.


Volunteer Center

The Volunteer Center is holding a service learning camp for youth 13 to 15 years old. The camp is from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26. The registration fee is $10. The camp will be an opportunity for youth to learn about various non-profits and complete a service project. Contact the Volunteer Center at (920) 230-3663 for more information or to register.


EAA is looking for volunteers for AirVenture. Check out the volunteer opportunities at www.airventure.org. Click on Experience It and Volunteer to learn more about volunteering opportunities.

Winnebago Mental Health Institute

The Winnebago Mental Health Institute needs volunteers for their Gift Cottage. Volunteers are needed once a month or weekly, depending on the schedule of the volunteer. For more information on day and time, call Kim at 235-490 ext. 2345 or e-mail verstkm@dhfs.state.wi.us.

Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh

Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh is seeking a pharmacy delivery volunteer, 3–4 hours a week.

Also, we are looking for volunteers to assist with activities such as arts and crafts, reading, games and more!

In addition, we have opportunities for one-to-one resident visits, Sojourners Ministry, planting flowers and grounds maintenance, working in our gift shop and transporting residents to the beauty shop, chapel or resident activities.

Volunteer as an individual, or as a group or family! Contact Jill Novotny for more information at (920) 232-5282 or jnovotny@lutheranhomes.com.

Reach Counseling Services

Reach Counseling Services is dedicated to assisting survivor's of sexual assault and abuse, their families and others affected. We are looking for volunteers to be Volunteer Victim Advocates and Volunteer Group Facilitators. Please contact Nicole at (920) 426-1460 or nikki@reachcounseling.com for more information.

Aurora Medical Center

Aurora Medical Center is looking for volunteers in various areas, including the gift shop, waiting room/patient information areas, spiritual areas, crafters, entertainers, Knitters Nook and Tuesday Tea Cart. Contact John Nieman at (920) 456-7013 or john.nieman@aurora.org.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help sort, hang, tag and price clothing and other items in thrift store. You can work Mon, Thur and/or Fri between 10 am to 5 pm or Saturday 10 am to 6 pm. Shift hours are flexible. Contact Rachel Ortiz at (920) 232-7662 for more information.


Advocap is looking for volunteers for their meal sites. Contact Laura Harvey at (920) 725-2791 or laurah@advocap.org.

Oshkosh Public Library

Oshkosh Public Library is looking for volunteers for home delivery. Select and deliver library materials to homebound patrons once or twice a month.

We also need volunteers for our Summer Reading Program. Opportunities include preparing program packets, greeting library patrons, handing out program information, registering participants and assisting with children's activities.

Contact Dana Stolley at (920) 236-5206 or stolley@oshkoshpubliclibrary.org.

Big Brother Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for volunteers. Become a Big Brother, Big Sister or Big Couple for one of 28 girls or 65 boys. Spend your time with your Little at their school during lunch hour or after school. You can start at any time. Make a difference in a child's life. Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters (920) 231-2442 Oshkosh or (920) 739-3542 Appleton.

Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center needs volunteers at reception, information and Mercy Oakwood Desk. Volunteers greet and provide information and directions to visitors and patients. Duties also include answering desk telephone and keeping the lobby area tidy.

Volunteers are also needed in transport to provide patient wheelchair transport at discharge, deliver supplies and equipment to and from nursing units and ancillary departments and assist with special projects. If you are caring, energetic and able to push patients in wheelchairs, this is the area for you.

Please call the Volunteer Services office at 223-0225 or apply online at www.affinityhealth.org/volunteer.

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist in the preparation, service and clean up of the noon and super program. Volunteers are needed Mon-Fri 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and 4–6:30.

Additional volunteers are needed to stock pantry shelves with donated food items. Volunteers are needed on a flexible schedule Mon – Fri 12:30 – 4:00 pm.

Volunteers are need on a flexible or on call basis to assist driver with furniture pick ups and drop offs.

Call Velma Simpson at (920) 232-7660.

Winnebago County Literacy Council

Two to five volunteers are needed to be members of our board. Board meetings are the third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m. at the Oshkosh Public Library.

We are also looking for 1-2 people on Tuesdays from 12–1:30 p.m. to assist a literacy instructor in a Vocational English as a Second Language Lab.

Looking for 1-2 people on Mondays from 4–6:30 p.m. to assist a family literacy instructor working with families and young children at Webster Stanley through the end of April and then again in the Fall.

We could also use 1-2 people who would be able to post flyers in outlying areas such as Winneconne, Omro, Neenah,and Menasha in order to get the word out about our services and need for volunteer tutors. This would be a one-time opportunity on a flexible schedule.

For more information or to volunteer, contact us at (920) 236-5185.

Aurora VNA Hospice

Aurora VNA Hospice is looking for special people. Someone needs your help TODAY. Everyone has something special to offer hospice. Typically the needs are simple — companionship, emotional support, someone to hold a hand or just listen. Any amount of time you can give makes an enormous difference in someone's life. Volunteers receive initial training and ongoing support from the hospice team. For more info about the Aurora Hospice Volunteer Program, please call Jayne Syrjamaki at 232-6535 or jayne.syrjamaki@aurora.org.

Paine Art Center and Gardens

We are also seeking volunteers to work in the gardens. The Paine thrives on a highly engaged volunteer network to assist with various activities throughout the year. From gardening to guiding tours and general administrative assistance to helping at special events, the Paine has volunteer opportunities for all ages and interests. Call now to sign up for your training session or for more information, please call the Paine's volunteer coordinator at (920) 235-6903 ext. 21.

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