Looking for opportunities to share your time and talent by volunteering in the community? Check out the below list of organizations currently looking for volunteers in Burnett County. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the individual organization for more information.
Aging & Disability Resource Center
Description: The ADRC of NW WI uses volunteers in a number of capacities—our programs would not be possible without them! Please see the volunteer section on our webpage for a description of each volunteer opportunity and for the areas we are currently in need of volunteers.
Contact: (877) 485-2372
Location: 7410 County Rd K, #180, Siren, WI and 100 Polk County Plaza, #60, Balsam Lake, WI
Burnett County Drug and Alcohol Court
Description: Burnett County Drug Court is looking for occasional volunteers to help out with transportation needs, general education diplomas and/or high school equivalency diplomas. Volunteers will need to sign a release of information (ROI) for confidentiality reasons.
Contact: Tessa Anderson, (715) 349-8878
Location: 7726 Rasmussen Street, Siren, WI
Burnett County Family Resource Center, Inc.
Description: We look for volunteers to do a variety of tasks. They may include but are not limited to: Helping at events including prepping snacks and crafts, cleaning and washing dishes, light office work such as answering phones and assisting the public, helping with Baby Go Round which may include sorting and washing clothes. Volunteer would need to be able to pass a background check and having a valid driver’s license is a plus (unless a student).
Contact: Heidi Jones or Annie Lupo-Gondwe, (715) 349-2922
Location: 24467 State Road 35/70 Siren, WI
Burnett County Farmers’ Markets
Description: 1. Gather market statistics 2. Market photographer 3. Food sample server 4. Write appropriate press releases 5. Setup & take down assistance 6. On site music 7. On site promotions 8. Assist vendors with sign development
Contact: Susan Armstrong, (715) 349-5845 or (715) 566-0671
Location: 6222 Starr Road, Webster, WI
Burnett Medical Center Continuing Care Center
Description: Read for one hour Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday mornings and help with games at 11 a.m.
Contact: Sandra Harmon, (715) 463-7276
Location: 257 W. St. George Avenue, Grantsburg, WI
Community Referral Agency
Description: Volunteers would assist with office work, answering phones, making folders, and assisting with group and community events.
Contact: Vickie Bauer, (715) 349-7272 & (715) 825-4414
Location: 24996 WI-35, Siren, WI & PO Box 365 Milltown, WI
Grantsburg Public Library
Description: Reading Program: Grantsburg Library offers a literacy program for children in grades 1-6. Volunteers are needed on a weekly or bi-weekly bases to work one-on-one with enrolled children. Shelving and Maintaining Shelf Order: Volunteers are needed to shelve materials and assist staff with material check-outs and check-ins volunteers. Volunteers work on a weekly or bi-weekly bases. Library Board Trustees: The business and affairs of the library are governed and managed by the Board of Directors.
Contact: Kristina Kelley-Johnson, (715) 463-2244
Location: 415 S Robert St, Grantsburg, WI
Grantsburg School District
Description: We offer volunteer opportunities that enrich the lives of both the student and the volunteer. We are always seeking volunteers to help students with reading, assist with Mad City Money (a high school experiential learning experience) and help with occasional administrative tasks such as preparing newsletters for mailings. If you are interested in volunteering please visit our website for more details.
Contact: Rebekah Stavne, (715) 463-4701
Location: 480 E James Ave N, Grantsburg, WI
Humane Society of Burnett County
Description: Volunteers are needed to help with the following: dog kennel assistant, dog socializer, follow-up adoptions, bather/groomer, dog walker, special events, maintenance, office assistant, newsletter committee, web page, photographer, dog trainer, transport animals and supplies, and fund raising.
Contact: (715) 866-4096
Location: 7347 Midtown Road, Siren, WI
Indianhead Community Action Agency Connections Store & More
Description: At Connections volunteers are the heart of the organization. They sort, price and organize donations. They also help the store by cashiering and keeping store displays neat and organized. Volunteers also work our food shelf by providing services to our clients and unloading food trucks. All of these are important jobs so that we can provide service to Burnett County. Visit our Facebook page by clicking here.
Contact: Josie Penberthy, 715-866-8151
Location: 26356 Lakeland Ave. S, Webster, WI
Larsen Family Public Library
Description: Volunteering at the Larsen Family Public Library provides important support for our library’s mission. These are some of the basic tasks that a volunteer may do: check library materials out; check library materials in; issue and replace library cards; miscellaneous tasks: collecting money for photocopies, monitoring internet use, keeping collections in order, helping patrons locate materials, providing simple directional information.
Contact: Patti Meyer, (715) 866-7697
Location: 7401 Main Street W., Webster, WI
Restorative Justice of NW WI, Inc
Description: Restorative Justice of Northwest Wisconsin needs volunteers to help with fundraising, AODA circle mentoring, and Victim Impact Speakers. Stop in or call to learn more!
Contact: (715) 349-2117
Location: 7726 Rasmussen Street, Siren, WI
Ruby’s Food Shelf
Description: Help stamp out hunger in our community. Ruby’s Food Shelf is run by volunteers who assist recipients in selecting food options, help restock shelves, unload our delivery truck, or assist with fundraising activities. During the summer months, there are opportunities to help with our community garden and be involved in gleaning produce from farmers partnering with us.
Contact: Patti Hurd, (715) 349-7253
Location: 24534 State Highway 35/70, Siren, WI (located in Ruby’s Second Hand Store)
Ruby’s Second Hand Store
Description: Do you like organizing, sorting, and having fun? If so, then Ruby’s Second Hand Store needs your help! We are looking for friendly volunteers to help sort donations of clothing and household items, help price the items, and help display them in our store.
Contact: Sue Jeffrey, (715) 349-7253
Location: 24534 State Highway 35/70, Siren, WI
Description: Bell Ringers in Burnett County are needed to help with the Christmas in July Summer Bell Ringing Campaign. Bell ringing will take place every Thursday-Saturday in July from 9am-7pm at the following locations: Fourwinds, Burnett Dairy, Grantsburg Family Foods, Waynes (in Webster and Danbury), and the Log Cabin Store & Eatery.
Contact: Sandy Clark, (715) 349-8744
Location: 7764 W Main St, Siren, WI 54872