Volunteer

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

BRIDGE For Community Life Wants You Involved

WE WANT YOU

Considering what opportunities might be right for you with BRIDGE? We have ideas!

  • Do you like to organize events?
  • Do you have an artistic side?
  • Are you a handyman?
  • Are you a teacher?
  • Do you like working with people of all abilities?

Perhaps volunteering with BRIDGE is just what you’re looking for! Our current needs include:

  • Committee members and helpers for seasonal events
  • Individuals that like to build and paint
  • Volunteer in one of our day programs and support our staff and clients

Ready to learn more? Contact our Volunteer Coordinator Ellie directly through her Contact Page, or by giving her a call at 715-381-8230.

Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
– Margaret Mead

A FEW VOLUNTEERING OPTIONS

OFFICE VOLUNTEER

We are looking for volunteers who would be interested in scanning several years of documents to help us become paper free. Gather basic data for Executive Director and Office Manager in an Excel format.

Volunteer Descriptions:

  • Scan and file BRIDGE office documents
  • Gather data using Excel software, file documents and other basic office filing

Location: BRIDGE, 651 Brakke Drive, Hudson
Date & Time Commitment: 1-2 days a week
Hours: 1-2 per day
Total Hours Required: Flexible

BRIDGE CLUB ON BRAKKE

Join us on the first Friday of every month for an evening of social fun. Guests ages 6th grade and up get together for a parent free evening of social activities. Activities include: Turkey Bingo, seasonal crafts, music, refreshments and more.

Volunteer Description: Volunteer’s support those with disabilities by encouraging participation in activities, serve refreshments, and assist with light clean up at the end. This is always a rockin’ good time.

Location: BRIDGE, 651 Brakke Drive, Hudson
Date & Time Commitment: First Friday of the Month 7pm-8:30pm
Hours: 1-2
Total Hours Required: 2

*** All programs are professionally staffed.

DANCES AND EVENT SETUP AND TAKE DOWN

We are looking for volunteers to help set up and take down decorations for our dances and events!

All decorations are provided by BRIDGE. We need help with moving tables and chairs, stringing lights, putting up wall decorations and setting up table centerpieces. Depending on the event this process could take up to 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete.

The take down portion includes taking down decorations, moving tables and chairs back to their original place, and clean up.

Time commitment is 1-4 hours depending on the event.

  • Halloween Dance – October
  • Come See Santa – December
  • Valentine’s Dance – February

Contact Ellie for details on time and locations.

COME SEE SANTA

Guests of all ages are invited to meet Santa and participate in holiday games in a stress free environment. Refreshments served.

Volunteer Description: A variety of opportunities for volunteers; support those with disabilities by helping with the morning activities; decorating, set up and take down, operating games, and clean up. All supplies are provided.
Location: The First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine Street, Hudson
Date & Time Commitment:

  • December, Friday Set up
  • December, Saturday- Event day

Hours: 2-4
Total Hours required: Flexible
*** All programs are professionally staffed.

WANTED – STUDENT VOLUNTEERS!

Students make up around half of our volunteer base. Check out this video to see why you should volunteer with BRIDGE.

Video by LEAD (Learn. Experience. Act. Develop.), a first-year leadership program on the UW-River Falls campus. Since 2009, LEAD has played a role in connecting BRIDGE clients with the campus community for various engaging activities.

To learn more, Contact Ellie.

Ready to become a BRIDGE volunteer?