The Benedict Center offers several volunteer opportunities to help us serve the women in our programs. Positions offer varying levels of time commitments ranging from one-time projects to ongoing, scheduled positions. If you’re interested in becoming more involved with the Benedict Center, check the opportunities below about which you’d like more information.

To see if we are a fit for your time and talents, contact us via email or call  Kathy at 414-347-1774 ext. 221.

Group Volunteer Opportunities

  • Fundraising Events
  • In-Kind Donations & Drives
  • Drop-In Center Dinners
  • Group Projects

Ongoing Individual Volunteer Positions

Women’s Harm Reduction Program (1849 N. MLK)

  • Sorting donations
  • Office support (paper shredding, light cleaning)

Schedule is flexible, between the hours of 9-4:30 M-F

Reentry Program (1849 N. MLK) 

  • Sorting donations
  • Organizing Reentry supplies

Schedule is flexible, between the hours of 9-4:30 M-F

Sisters Program (209 W. Orchard and 1609 W. North Ave Drop-In Centers)

  • Hospitality services:  assisting with meal prep, light cleaning, and sorting donations.                                                           

Scheduling is flexible, between the hours of 9-4 M-F

  • Assist with client services in alignment with a volunteer’s experience and/or credentials. 

Scheduling is fixed, specific to volunteer role.


All volunteers are required to:

  • Complete a Milwaukee County Caregiver background check
  • Complete an interview with a staff member
  • Participate in an orientation
  • Be over 18 for in-person