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

MEMORIAL DAY ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW – MAY 28, 2022

UP NORTH BEERFEST – JUNE 10 & 11, 2022

4TH OF JULY PARADE/ PARTY IN THE STREET – JULY 4, 2022

BURGER BASH – JULY 9, 2022

PAUL BUNYAN FEST – AUGUST 17, 2022

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MUSKY OPEN – AUGUST 18 – 21, 2022

LABOR DAY ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW – SEPTEMBER 4, 2022

SEPTIMBER RIDE – SEPTEMBER 10, 2022

CRANBERRY FEST MARSH TOURS – SEPTEMBER 29 – OCTOBER 2, 2022

CRANBERRY FEST – OCTOBER 1 – 2, 2022

OLD FASHIONEDS UP NORTH – NOVEMBER 12, 2022

MULES UP NORTH – MARCH 4, 2023

There are volunteer opportunities for everyone and a great time is to be had by all who participate.  If you, your family or friends are interested in volunteering at one or more of these events, please contact the Events Coordinator at events@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.

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 

715-479-6456

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

WAREHOUSE COMMUNITY ART CENTER

 715-479-4060

The Warehouse Community Art Center serves as Eagle River’s artistic hub, providing quality education, programming and events that explore all aspects of creativity for all ages and abilities.  A variety of volunteer opportunities with flexible hours are available for anyone seeking a rewarding way to serve/give back to our community. For more information and volunteer listing, please visit:  https://eagleriverart.com/support/volunteer/

May-August 2022:

Come join our team at The Warehouse Community Arts Center as we proudly launch our second year of cultural arts enrichment programming titled “Living WITH the Northwoods.” This summer’s events calendar is highlighted by a public art construction of an authentic wigwam (Ojibwe dwelling) led by Wayne Valliere, master artist and award-winning birchbark canoe builder. Volunteers are needed in several areas.

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