Volunteers are always welcome!
Neighborhood House seeks caring people who wish to lend a helping hand. Individuals and/or groups can volunteer in a wide variety of ways that support our programs, Opportunities range from one-time projects to ongoing commitments. We also have a Nature Center, located just northwest of Oconomowoc, that has many projects needing attention.

At our Milwaukee facilities:

Food Pantry greeting & registering guests, packing food orders

Clean and organize classrooms and program areas

Light painting either indoors or outdoors.

Clean and maintain outdoor playground areas

Seasonal assistance with our Urban Gardens, including weeding and mulching

Support our volunteer program with recognition and thanks

Assist Development Department with 75th anniversary archive project

Special event planning and/or logistical support


At our Nature Center – located 10 miles northwest of Oconomowoc

Assistance with trail maintenance

Removing invasive species

Seed Collection (Fall)

Maple Syruping (March)

If you have a special talent that you may want to share, we are open to considering that as well.

Most volunteer projects occur Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ​ Special events/projects are available on occasional weekend and weekday evenings by mutual agreement. If you are interested in volunteering on an ongoing basis, please complete and return this Volunteer Application, Background Check Form and Fingerprint Form. For groups, please either send an email to widge@nh-milw.org or call Widge at 414-933-6161 ext. 127.

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