Join In - Get Involved!

"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world." ~ Dr Suess

ADRC has so many ways for you to get join our family.

Check out the opportunities below. 
See something interesting? Let’s talk!

If you have a talent/interest to share that’s not listed – we want to hear from you! Let’s get together to see how you can use those talents to become part of the ADRC family.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Homebound Meal Delivery

    Deliver lunch and a smile to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities in Brown County, Monday – Friday.  Most volunteers like to drive one day a week, but you can also choose to drive twice a month or as often as you like.  A mileage stipend is available.  If you enjoy meeting new people and want to really make a difference in someone’s life this is for you.

    Dining Site Assistant

    Assist with serving a noon meal to guests at dining sites in the community.

    Grounded Café Volunteer

    Join the Grounded Café a non-profit program of the ADRC which exists to provide job training for person with disabilities.  Assist in so many ways; food prep, serving, busing tables, greeting guests, assisting Barista Trainees. 

    Be part of the mission “Experiencing joy and friendship while developing employable skills”

    Welcome Center Ambassadors

    Special persons who love to meet new visitors and help them feel welcome at the ADRC.  Join a team who greets and directs customers, assists with Loan Closet equipment check-out/in, makes event reminder calls, helps with class registrations, and other clerical projects as needed.

    Magazine Preparation and Delivery

    Help us get the word out about the ADRC! Choose one or both of these opportunities.  Once a month spend an hour with others to prepare the ADRC Magazine for distribution.  And/or deliver magazines to businesses, agencies, and apartment buildings around the county.   Use your own vehicle.  Detailed route map is provided.

    Dementia Program Volunteer

    Memory Cafe Volunteers visit with and assist persons with memory loss participate in activities at these wonderful cafes.  Memory Cafes are held at a number of locations, days, times throughout the month.  Pick once a month or more.  Time commitment is about 2 hours per cafe session. 

    Medicare Outreach Volunteer

    Do you like public speaking and helping people get the information they need to make great decisions about their healthcare? This is for you. Assist customers in understanding Medicare programs through group presentations and individual counseling. Presentations take you to various sites around Brown County.  Meet lots of new people! Time commitment is 2-3 hours per month. Knowledge and experience in Medicare is beneficial but not required as training is provided.

    Prevention Program Volunteer

    Help run and plan educational health related classes. Perfect for persons who are comfortable speaking in a group session.  If you are interested in how to live a healthy lifestyle and help others too, even those with chronic conditions check this opportunity out.  Other ways to help are creative writing, strategy, and getting the word out to people about staying healthy and active. Training provided.

    Programming & Event Volunteer

    Brainstorm ideas for potential classes and events. Be part of a crew assisting with set-up and clean-up.

    Advocacy - Let Your Voice Be Heard

     Advocate for those whose voices may not be heard. Join a group of passionate people looking to make a difference.

    Volunteering in Groups

    Once a year in late October the ADRC teams up with the Volunteer Center for Make a Difference Day.  Your group can help seniors and adults with disabilities maintain their homes by getting the outside of their homes ready for winter.  The Volunteer Center recruits and coordinates volunteer groups and the ADRC gathers the wishes.  Maintaining a home is very expensive and labor intensive. Living on a fixed income can make this impossible.  You’ll be helping them continue to live in the homes they love.

    Interested in volunteering at the ADRC? 

    We’d love to talk to you. 

    Please fill out this interest form so we can start talking about how you can use your talents and become part of the ADRC family.

    Use the comment box to tell us about your interests and talents beyond what is listed. We are always looking for new ideas!

    Disabilities

    Employment Guide for Persons with Disabilities

    Outlines employment options including information on job assistance for older adults, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Examples are Social Security Administration Work Incentive programs, how to find funding, assistive technology, and legal issues and advocacy.

    Information and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

    List of organizations that assist persons with disabilities and their families, i.e.: finding services, assistive technology, and support groups in addition to providing education and advocacy on disability related issues and so much more.

    Loan Closets for Assistive Devices

    Special Notice: ADRCs Loan Closet is closed to lending and accepting items. If you are unable to keep an item you have, please peel off ADRCs label and donate to another organization. Thank you. 

    List of sources for borrowing, renting or purchasing assistive devices for the bathroom, bedroom, walkers, canes, wheelchairs, etc.

    Used Medical Equipment Listing

    usedHME.com Free on-line listing service where people can buy, sell or donate used home medical equipment.  Enter your zip code to find equipment near you.

    Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

    List of organizations that serve persons with disabilities with programs to help them stay active and learn new skills.

    Respite Options for People with Special Needs

    Explains what respite is, why it’s important, available respite options and where to get assistance to sort through those options.

    ASPIRO

    aspiroinc.org. 920-498-2599, 1673 Dousman Str., Green Bay, WI Agency serving individuals with disabilities.  Services such as early intervention, employment, and day services, and more.

    CP

    www.wearecp.org. 920-337-1122, 2801 South Webster Avenue, Green Bay, WI  Provides aquatic exercise, therapy services, adult day services, childcare, advocacy, and information.

    Curative Connections

    curativeconnections.org. 920-468-1161, 2900 Curry Ln, Green Bay, WI  A wide variety of services for older adults and adults with disabilities.  Dementia, adult day services, training and employment, rehabilitation, transportation and more.

    Options for Independent Living

    Optionsil.org. 920-590-0500, 555 Country Club Road, Green Bay, WI Disability showcase model home and office.  Get hands on experience with assistive technology and adaptive equipment.  Provides advocacy, peer support, information, and referral.

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