For safe volunteer opportunities and safety guidelines, see United Way of Marathon County’s website and the Volunteer Connection section. Please adhere to all recommendations from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control and Marathon County Health Department.

Find More Donation + Volunteer Opportunities! Go to the United Way Volunteer Connection volunteer website at https://unitedwaymc.galaxydigital.com/.


Your Time and Services are Needed

Retirees Wanted! Your lifetime of skills and experiences can benefit future generations. Retire United can help you find a meaningful way to stay engaged in the community through philanthropy and volunteering. Contact Lori at lhattenhauer@unitedwaymc.org for more information.

Do You Love Talking to People? The Good News Project is looking for friendly faces to work with clients who need home health equipment. Tasks include answering phones, greeting guests, and other clerical projects as needed. Flexible schedule; computer skills not required. Please contact Rouleen at 715.843.5985 or rouleen@goodnewswi.com to learn more.

Workshop Facilitator Opportunity! St. Vincent de Paul is seeking Facilitators for their anti-poverty program, Getting Ahead, in which participants meet weekly for a workshop over 18 weeks. Facilitators guide the participants through this life-changing process with good listening skills, time management, and an unbiased, reliable presence. Training is provided. For more information, please contact Program Director, Emily, at 715.298.3028, option 3, or email emueller@svdpwausau.org.

Do You Have A Passion For Mental Health? The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to join their Disaster Mental Health (DMH) Team. DMH volunteers provide compassionate care to victims and fellow Red Cross volunteers following disasters. Whether it’s providing coping & recovery tips or lending a listening ear, DMH volunteers help people on what’s often the worst day of their lives. Contact Lee at lee.borofka@redcross.org for more information.

In-Kind Donated Items Needed

Baby Items Needed! Children’s Wisconsin is looking for baby care supplies to support families utilizing The Children’s Hospital of WI, including wipes, diaper rash cream, gentle or soy formula, and sippy cups. Contact Maria at 715.843.1863 or mcoakley@childrenswi.org to organize drop off.

Give The Gift Of A Lift! Faith in Action provides rides to seniors for medical appointments, grocery shopping, and personal appointments, such as visits to family and friends and beauty salons. If you would like to help, please contact Jamie at 715.848.8783 or WausauFIAinfo@gmail.com to start a volunteer application. Ages 18+.


Volunteer Connection and RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) are services that United Way uses to match volunteers or in-kind donated items with agencies in need. Visit www.UnitedWayMC.org or dial United Way’s 2-1-1 helpline for more information.