Jackson County Interfaith Volunteers

Helping You Put Your Faith in Action

Volunteer with us!

Interfaith relies on over 200 compassionate volunteers to provide over 8,000 volunteer hours each year.  If you have one hour a week or one hour a month you can be part of our Interfaith family.  

  • We work with our community and all area churches to recruit and train volunteers that have a desire to help others, making our community stronger, one volunteer at a time.
  • Volunteers assist with transportation, friendly visits, grocery shopping, respite care, yard work or minor home repairs, light house cleaning, or mentoring.
  • Individuals, families or groups can volunteer in any of our program areas.  Below is a more detailed listing of areas you or your group can volunteer.  For more information, call Interfaith at 715-284-7058 or contact us here.  

    Interfaith Volunteer Opportunities

    • Church Coordinator: Be liaison through your church, either by recruiting volunteers through or tracking volunteer activities, and identify people who may need a helping hand.
    • Cleaning: Volunteer to provide simple weekly or bi-weekly cleaning to an elderly or disabled individuals, which may include vacuuming, mopping, and dusting.
    • Driving to Appointments: Give an elderly or disabled individual a ride to their medical appointment, church, social visit or a grocery store based on your availability and location.
    • Fall/Spring Yard Clean Up: Gather your family, friends, congregation and youth group and tackle a seasonal outdoor project for our clients. These are one-day events that last a few hours. Projects include: raking leaves, washing outdoor windows, cleaning first level gutters, setting out lawn furniture, etc.
    • Friendly Visiting: Visit with an isolated senior or disabled individual for a few hours a month.
    • Groceries to Go: Deliver groceries from our Groceries to Go Program on Wednesday morning. One day a month or every week.
    • Grocery Shopping with a Care Recipient: Take a care receiver shopping.
    • Home Safe and Sound: Volunteer to assist people successfully transition home, either from the hospital or from an extended care facility after surgery or illness.
    • JUMP (Jackson United Mentoring Program Volunteer): Interfaith coordinates volunteers that spend one hour a week during the school year, being a positive role model for a student. Mentors are matched with one student and build a relationship with that student in the school setting.
    • Lawn Mowing: Get paired up with a client in need of general lawn maintenance and mow their lawn throughout the warm months. Who doesn’t like the smell of freshly cut grass?
    • Non-medical Respite/Caregiver Support: Relieve a live-in caregiver by spending time with their loved one as needed. This is completely non-medical; you just need to be a friendly face!
    • Snow Removal: Shovel the driveway of a senior in your area each time it snows.
    • Telephone Reassurance Calls: Make weekly phone calls to socialize with elderly or disabled shut ins.
    • Time For You: Volunteer one day a week or one day a month at our new Time For You Respite Program.
    • VIP (Visually Impaired Program Reader: Read the weekly papers on cassette once a month or every other month so those who are visually impaired can enjoy the weekly papers.
    • Your Library to Go: Deliver library books to elderly or disabled shut ins.