Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin! Our sight saving work is made possible by current and future VOLUNTEERS like you! There are many volunteer opportunities available for both individuals and groups that help support Prevent Blindness Wisconsin.
As a Prevent Blindness Wisconsin volunteer, there are a wide-range of volunteer opportunities available such as becoming a certified vision screener, assisting at special events or participating in other ways that help us achieve our mission of ensuring each Wisconsin resident has healthy vision at every stage of life.
“I feel blessed to be part of PBW’s vision screening program for young children, and I look forward to volunteering. I’ve witnessed over several years PBW’s commitment to help children achieve and maintain healthy vision, which fosters learning and reading—it just doesn’t get better than that!” -PBW Volunteer
Delta Gamma Students and Alumni
Prevent Blindness Wisconsin is proud to partner with Delta Gamma Fraternity in our work to prevent blindness and preserve sight. Delta Gamma sisters, whose philanthropy work is referred to as “Service for Sight”, serve as board members, volunteer as vision screeners, and advocate for the sight-saving work of Prevent Blindness Wisconsin.
For information on how your chapter of Delta Gamma can volunteer please contact [email protected].
Special Events volunteers can assist Prevent Blindness Wisconsin at our three large events that occur throughout the year. Volunteers are always needed for special events such as the Celebrity
Waiter’s Dinner with the Milwaukee Admiral’s, Swing for Sight Golf outing, and our Annual Preschool Ambassador Family Walk.
To become a special event volunteer please contact [email protected].
Office Support volunteers will assist with day-to-day projects that may include database entry, research, filing, stuffing envelopes, mail outs, answering phones, special projects, and administration support.
For more information, please contact [email protected].
There are many other volunteer opportunities with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin. If you have a specific skill, we will work to accommodate your skill set with a specific volunteer position within the organization. For more information, please contact [email protected].
Why Should I Volunteer with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin?
Prevent Blindness has the only national program that trains and certifies individuals around the country to conduct vision screenings for children and adults.
Only an eye doctor can diagnose and treat a vision problem, but vision screenings act as a public health initiative to identify children and adults who need a dilated eye exam. Prevent Blindness Wisconsin’s vision screenings are an accurate, cost-effective way to find vision problems and refer people with signs of problems to eye doctors for professional care.
Volunteering is fun! Our wonderful team of volunteers around the state are dedicated to helping those in their community see life to the fullest. You can choose how often you would like to volunteer based on your schedule.
What Type of Volunteer Positions are Available?
Prevent Blindness Wisconsin has many volunteer opportunities available for both individuals and groups that help support our cause and mission. As a Prevent Blindness Wisconsin volunteer, there are a wide-range of volunteer opportunities available such as becoming a certified vision screener, assisting at special events or participating in other ways that help us achieve our mission of ensuring each Wisconsin resident has healthy vision at every stage of life.
Is there a Time Commitment Required to Volunteer?
You can choose how many hours you would like to volunteer with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin.
Are Volunteers Subject to Background Checks?
Background checks have become a major area of focus at Prevent Blindness Wisconsin. To ensure the protection of our clients and volunteers, mandatory background checks were implemented for all volunteers and employees. The background check initiative helps us achieve a safe and secure work environment for our clients, volunteers, and employees. Volunteers are not responsible for any costs or fees associated with the background check.
How do I Start the Process of Becoming a Volunteer?
To become a volunteer, please contact [email protected] She will help find the opportunity that best suits your area of interest.
If you have additional questions or need additional information, please contact Prevent Blindness Wisconsin, or call 414-765-0505. Again, thank you for your interest in volunteering with Prevent Blindness Wisconsin! We look forward to hearing from you!