AREA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

It’s hard to imagine that Eagle River could get any better, but it can with your help. Whether you can spare a little time or a lot of time, there are volunteer opportunities for you here. Check them out below and see how you can help out.

Chamber Events

Paul Bunyan Fest – August 16, 2017

National Championship Musky Open – August 17 – 20, 2017

SepTimber Ride – September 9, 2017

Cranberry Fest Marsh Tours – October 5 – 8, 29017

Cranberry Fest – October 7 – 8, 2017

There are volunteer opportunities for everyone and a great time is had by all who participate.  If you, your family or friends are interested in volunteering at one or more of these events, please contact Natalie Spiess – Events Coordinator at  natalie@eagleriver.org ,  715-479-6400  or   800-359-6315.

Thank you in advance for all your help.  We couldn’t do what we do if we didn’t have our GREAT VOLUNTEERS!

Not- For-Profit Organizational Volunteer Opportunities

Eagle River Historical Society 

eagleriverhs@yahoo.com   262-212-6369 or 715-479-4357

Docent at the Historical Society Museum- 1181 Hwy 45S

  •  Assist visitors to the museum, answer questions about the collection and make sales in the gift shop.   Hours available: 11am – 3pm   Wednesdays – Saturdays, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Docent at the Railroad Depot –  on Railroad St.

  • Assist visitors to the museum, answer questions about the collection and make sales in the gift shop.   Hours available: 11am – 3pm   Wednesdays – Saturdays, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Various Volunteer Opportunities at the Historical Society Museum- 1181 Hwy 45S.    Hours available: 11am – 3pm   Wednesdays – Saturdays, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

  • help rotate and set up collection displays
  • assist manager to catalog, box and store collection materials
  • assist grounds manager with mowing, light repairs and maintenance
  • events: help plan and staff special events
  • assist with fundraising:  wide variety of activities -data bases, events, follow up, thank you notes, and planning of fundraising activities
  • research: developing materials for public use, researching requests for information.

Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts (HCPA)

Joel Deangelo   joeldeangelo@yahoo.com   715-545-3579

Member of the Board of Directors – background in social media

  • Looking for an individual to join the board as a director to oversee social media for HCPA.  Would be responsible for keeping our facebook page up to date and to assist us in using it as a tool to help promote our organization and performance.  If you have some working knowledge of Facebook, we can provide additional training through the high school and/or the Chamber of Commerce.  We would also like this person to explore other avenues of social media such as Twitter and so forth.
  • As a board member you are requested to attend our monthly meetings which are normally on a Monday at 6pm.  You would also need to become a season ticket holder.  This position could be a non-board position and is open for discussion.

Sunshine For Humanity

Sarah Teets     715-477-2220

Volunteer needed as our Lead Product Manager

  • We need a Volunteer willing to run our Free Will Store. Taking in donations, sorting through the donations, putting them away, and helping our Customers find what they need or fill out an Item Request Form.
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 10am-3pm and Saturdays 10am-1pm

Sunshine For Humanity, sunshine@nnex.net, 715-477-2220

Northwoods Children’s Museum

Margie   mrychlock@northwoodschildrensmuseum.com   715-479-4623

Volunteers needed for Adult Volunteer Program

  • Volunteers help the museum in various ways, here are some examples: working on assorted craft projects, program preparation, light cleaning, sewing projects, painting, low level building maintenance, organizing supplies or materials.  This group meets every Monday from 8:00am to 10:00am .

Trees For Tomorrow 

Diane Anderson   diane@treesfortomorrow.com     715-479-6456, ext. 233

Trees For Tomorrow is seeking community volunteers to assist with education, maintenance, special events, and retail work on our beautiful, 30-acre forested campus.  TFT has been in existence since 1944, and has continued to facilitate natural resource workshops for K-12 students, college students, adults, and the general public in the wise use and management of our forested lands for the past 72 years.

http://www.treesfortomorrow.com/about/volunteering-at-tft

WXPR Public Radio

Jessie Dick         Jessie@wxpr.org        715-362-6000

Volunteer Music Show Host –  Scores of volunteer on-air hosts create 70 hours of unique music programming weekly. If you have a love for music that you want to share with your community, on-air hosting might be right for you.  Times and dates change depending on the music program.  For  more information contact Jessie Dick at  Jessie@wxpr.org  or  715-362-6000

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