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Sat Oct 29, 2016 08:00 AM - Sat Dec 31, 2016 03:00 PM


8853 S. Howell AvenueOak Creek, WI 53154


The Volunteer Respite Program strengthens families with children who have special needs by giving the parents or caregivers a much-needed break from direct care responsibilities. Parent are able to bring their children to the events where they are matched with a volunteer who will spend the day with the child, participating in a variety of activities available (crafts, basketball, bingo, etc), while the parents get some time to themselves to renew and recharge. We hold approximately 10+ events throughout the year at various locations in and around the Milwaukee area with approx. 60-80 children attending each event.

Time commitment for this event would be 8:00am to 3:00pm, approximately.

The children range at the events range in age from infant to 18 years old.

Nursing staff are on-hand for all toileting and medical needs. Nursing volunteers are needed, as well.

Volunteer Registration is available online at


All upcoming respite event volunteer opportunities left in 2016:

September 10 th - 5-9pm- Kids in Motion 14135 W. Greenfield Avenue, New Berlin, WI

October 1 st - 8am-2:30pm- Concordia University 12800 N. Lakeshore Drive, Mequon, WI

October 29 th - 8am- 2:30pm- Oak Creek Salvation Army 8853 S. Howell Avenue, Oak Creek, WI

November 5 th - 8am to 2:30pm- Whitnall High School- 5000 116 th Street, Milwaukee, WI

December 10 th - 8am- 2:30pm- Wauwatosa East High School- 7500 Milwaukee Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI


  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Special Needs
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8am to 3pm
  • Orientation part of time committment noted.

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