• Readers-Cafe

    Readers Café

    The Readers Café is a fun volunteer opportunity for those who have a love for reading and working with elementary-aged students. This program encourages the students’ interest in reading, while developing comprehension and social skills. Sign-up to read with students one-on-one or in groups of two during the students’ lunch and recess hour (about 1 […]

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    Friendly Phone Calls

    To help decrease the feelings of loneliness and increase positive community engagements, Eras created the Weekly Friendly Phone Call Program. Volunteers are matched with one or more senior clients and engage in weekly friendly phone calls. This is a great opportunity to volunteer from the convenience of your home! “We have such a good time […]

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    Pen Pal

    Exchange letters with your assigned elementary-aged pen pal once a month during the school year. This program offers students an opportunity to work on their reading, writing, and social skills; while offering you a meaningful volunteer experience from the comfort of your own home. Volunteers are asked to participate in an end of the school […]

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  • Nutrition

    Nutrition Site

    Help at one of Waukesha County’s senior meal sites as a Meal Packer or Meal Server. Meal Packers work as a team to assemble trays of hot food, seal the trays with plastic wrap and place them in travel containers for drivers to pick up. Meal Servers dish up the meals for seniors dining in […]

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    Minor Home Repair

    If you’re handy around the house, sometimes our clients are in need of minor repairs. We limit the minor repairs we offer to things like changing a light bulb or smoke alarm battery, hanging a curtain rod, or caulking around a bathtub. There will be no electrical work, work on a roof, or other potentially […]

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    Meal Delivery

    Help homebound seniors receive a hot meal. As a Meal Delivery driver, you’ll pick up the packaged meals and route at your designated nutrition site by 11:00 am. Each route usually is completed by 1:00 pm. You may be joined by a runner who will walk the meal to the door while you stay in […]

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    Lawn Mowing

    Help a senior maintain their yard by providing lawn mowing services to them. This opportunity is dependent on your schedule and how fast the grass grows! Eras would assign you to a senior who needs help at the beginning of the summer and you would simply visit them when their lawn needs cutting. Some clients […]

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    US History Program

    This program fosters relationships and communication between high school students and older adults. Students gain a better understanding of our Nation’s history by learning from an older generation who have life experiences and wisdom to share. In turn, the senior volunteers gain a better perspective of the lives, attitudes, and intelligence of teenagers. Volunteers meet […]

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    Holiday Giving

    This seasonal program brings together the kindness of our community’s congregations, businesses, families, and civic service groups to help low-income neighbors throughout Milwaukee County and Waukesha County. Donated goods, including gift cards for pharmacies and grocery stores, toiletries, linens, calendars, stationary, and gift items, are assembled into packages which are then delivered in December to […]

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    Friendly Visitor

    If you have an interest in people and like to socialize, the Friendly Visiting program will give you an outlet to meet new people and make a difference. There may be seniors living in your community who have no family or friends in the area. They would love to have a visitor weekly for an […]

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