17th Hot dog Wednesdays at the Volunteer Center of Racine- click here for details
20th Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave. Free Admission and Parking! Come out and sample The Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook Off
21st Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave. Free Admission and Parking! Come out and sample The Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook Off
24th Hot dog Wednesdays at the Volunteer Center of Racine- click here for details
31st Hot dog Wednesdays at the Volunteer Center of Racine- click here for details
27th –Make a Difference Day. Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service and is a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Events in which you can participate:
27th Volunteer Training – Volunteer Tutor at Racine County Jail from 12:30-3:00 pm Apply soon to be included in our upcoming training.
- Complete the Tutor Training Orientation online (www.racineliteracy.com)
- Complete online Prezi training (https://prezi.com/4aag8oujt34b/just-in-time-tutor-training/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy)
- Face-to-face training at Racine Literacy Council (2 ½ hrs)
- Shadow experienced tutor twice
- Racine County Jail training
- Participate in at least one in-service training session each year.Qualifications
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Be able to speak, understand, read and write English well enough to communicate clearly.
- Have no record or conviction for any crime of violence or be recommended by Probation and Parole.
- Be dependable, prompt, interested in helping others, sensitive to different backgrounds and cultures, respectful of confidentiality, patient, and optimistic.Place of Work The tutor and students meet for two days/week for two hours each day. Tutors create the lessons from week to week with guidance from the Racine Literacy Council.Duration of Work
- We would like each tutor to volunteer for a minimum of four months. This allows tutor-student teams to build a trusting relationship and to see progress.
- Tutoring takes place at the Racine County Jail.
- Follow this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BwEx9KjfPFmvJPcoTPeulR4a_wIhszVN/view?usp=sharing to access a printable application or obtain an application from the Racine Literacy Council, 734 Lake Ave, Racine, WI.
- Note on top of application interest in tutoring at Jail or Literacy Council.
- Submit completed application at the Racine Literacy Council or via email to ChaplainAnthony@racinecounty.com
29th Open Heart Open House fund raiser- Your are invited to attend 4 pm – 7 pm – Sew & Save 3701 Durand Av, Racine, WI – Come and see how the Corporate Volunteer Council of Racine supports a number of organization and non-profit through their programs. Click here for details.