Health & Human Services Volunteer Opportunities
Walworth County Health and Human Services utilizes volunteers and interns in a variety of departments.
The Walworth County Department of Health and Human Services offers paid and unpaid internships in the Public Health, Behavioral Health, Children and Families, Aging and Disability Resource Center, and Veterans Services divisions. For more information, visit our Government Jobs careers page. Or scan the QR code below to view internship opportunities:
Aging and Disability Resource Center Volunteer Opportunities
Deliver packaged meals from a location in the community to home bound seniors and disabled adults. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday beginning at 11 a.m. Volunteer anywhere from once a month to once a week or more.
- Deliver one meal to each participant
- Follow route
- Report any problems or discrepancies
- Report to pickup location
- Return empty food carriers to pickup location
Medicare Minutes are short, engaging presentations on timely Medicare topics that are presented at local senior citizen sites on a monthly basis. Each month, the volunteers will be educated on a new Medicare Minute topic in which they will then present at community gathering spots. This outreach program offers valuable information to seniors in the community.
- Present Medicare Minutes at a civic location monthly
- Provide extra help during Medicare workshops or open enrollment periods
Training is provided. Hours and times are flexible.
Help setup, serve, and clean-up meals served at senior dining centers. Locations include:
- Lake Geneva
Meals are served Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Must be willing to follow program mandated food safety policies, including but not limited to:
- Frequent hand washing
- Proper use of gloves
- Use of sanitizing solution
A guardian is a responsible adult appointed by a court of law to be the decision maker for persons with mental incapacities and to be an advocate for the person's best interest.
- Work with professionals to make decisions for the impaired adult
- Give formal approval of care and services
- Advocate for and protect their rights
- Make applications for services and financial benefits on their behalf
- Visit at least once a month and make phone calls as needed
Public Health Volunteer Opportunities
The Medical Reserve Corp. volunteers are health care professionals and non-clinical individuals that assist in activities that promote and strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency. Volunteer duties might include: participate in mass vaccinations (such as in the case with the HINI virus), emergency response in local disasters or mock drills, and more.
Public Health utilizes volunteers in a variety of ways:
- Evening receptionist for Women, Infants & Children clinic
- Data entry
- Assist during immunization clinics
- Special projects or events such as health fairs, etc.
- Flexible with scheduling
- As assigned