Want To Lend A Hand?
We have a small staff and rely on over 100 volunteers each month. If you’re part of a group that would like to volunteer please indicate that on your application along with the number of people in your group and the age range. (NOTE: If you’re under the age of 18, we ask that you have permission from a parent or guardian.)
To get started, scroll down to view our current volunteer needs. Contact Mallory, our Volunteer & Community Garden Manager, with questions. Mallory would also be happy to schedule a time to give you the grand TNP tour!
Current Volunteer NeedsDonations and Delivery Drivers
We are currently in need of a volunteer to help with the pick up & delivery of household & furniture donations throughout the greater Wausau area. Assist individuals & families as they transition out of homelessness, shelters, and poverty. Help us help your neighbor.
A valid driver’s license and the ability to lift & carry heavy items are required. A flexible schedule is appreciated, but not required; your own reliable insured truck or van is a plus. Must be 18 for this volunteer role.
Pantry Stockers, Shoppers and Greeters
Stockers, Shoppers and Greeters needed. Provide your neighbors the dignity, customer service, and nourishment they deserve in their time of need. Stock & organize pantry shelves, help answer client questions, and assist with shopping to make a meaningful impact every day.
The ability to work with a diverse population, organize, and lift & carry modest-weight items are required. Hmong and/or Spanish language aptitude a plus, but not required.
Sewing and Mending Tutors
Teach basic sewing & mending skills and the English language through the fun of social learning. Instruct adult learners via small sewing & mending projects paired with personal interaction to help improve their English speaking skills.
Patience, the ability to work with a diverse population, and flexible availability are required. Teaching or tutoring experience preferred; Hmong and/or Spanish language aptitude a plus, but not required.