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Volunteer application

Current Volunteer Needs

 

Awareness Walk Volunteers (Fill out the form below to let us know your interest!)
We need volunteers to help run our awareness walks. We need help with set-up, clean-up, and manning different booths, such as our DSAW information booth, resource booth, help with staffing the silent auction and selling raffle tickets, and more!

Volunteers are needed for all of our walks across the state:

Racine Walk: June 6

Lacrosse Walk: September 19

Statewide Zoo Walk: September 27 (this is our BIGGEST event of the year, so we will need the most volunteers here!)

Chippewa Valley Walk: September 27

Fox Cities: October 3

Sheboygan: October 10

Green Bay: TBD

 

iCan Shine Bike Camp Volunteers (Sign up HERE!)                    

iCan Shine is a nonprofit organization that teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle through its’ iCan Bike program. This camp is sponsored by the Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin and the Down Syndrome Association of Wisconsin.

Volunteer Requirements:                            

At least 16 years old (unless accompanied by an adult)

Able to attend 90 minutes at the same time each of the 5 days of camp (15 minutes of training/daily debriefing)

Able to provide physical, emotional and motivational support to assigned rider

Able and willing to get some exercise (light jogging/running) for a great cause!

 

DSAW Program Volunteers (Fill out the form below to let us know your interest!)

We are looking for individuals who can run or assist in running a DSAW program once or twice a month. Most of these programs will take place at DSAW-Lakeside (Marian Center for Nonprofits: St. Francis, WI), but if you have an idea for a program in your local chapter, please let us know!

We are especially looking for:

Speech Therapists

Music Therapists

Occupational Therapists

Art Teachers

Special Education Teachers

Young adults without disabilities for our inclusive programming

Crafters

Cooks

AND MORE!

Even if you do not have a special skill or talent, we would still love your help to organize, promote, and run our new programs.

 

Office Volunteers (Fill out the form below to let us know your interest!)

We are looking for a team of dedicated individuals who can commit to regular volunteering (at least twice a month) in the DSAW Office (Marian Center for Nonprofits, St. Francis WI). We need help organizing our files (both hard-copy and digital), getting our new marketing materials ready for use, sending mail, answering phones, and more.

 

Questions about how you can use your special talents to volunteer with DSAW? Email info@dsaw.org

In addition, we invite you to consider joining our Board of Directors, our statewide Advisory Board, or one of our many local planning committees.

Volunteer form

Not sure what you would like to do as a volunteer? No matter! Once you've submitted your basic information below, you can expect a phone call or email from us to discuss your interests in helping out DSAW. Thanks very much!






 



 

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