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IMPACT the Community

While at U-M, consider volunteer opportunities on campus, in the community, and abroad.  The commitment can be large or small, but the impact can be great.

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Sustainable Living Experience Board Meetinghttps://events.umich.edu/event/53162Event: Oxford Housing - Noble Lounge6:00 PM7:00 PMTake on leadership by joining the SLE Board! Plan activities and events and work together to take action in your community.
Detroit Triphttps://events.umich.edu/event/53164https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bo_NVD0-TDst5MfmSQgBVHKGVC4fjOMw5BXciyk7FyM/edit9:00 AM2:30 PMKeep Growing Detroit & Eastern Market. Travel to Detroit with SLE and engage with the community at Keep Growing Detroit, a nonprofit that works in urban agriculture. Afterwards we will travel to Eastern Market, a historic farmers' market.
Oakwood Heights Community Garden
- Southwest Detroit
https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3016819:00 AM12:30 PMCome spring, we will be looking for lots of hands to come out and get dirty at one of our many community gardens, located in the Oakwood Heights neighborhood of Southwest Detroit. Projects will include the following: weeding garden beds, floral beds, mulch walkways and other garden maintenance, preparing garden beds and planting seeds, constructing compost corrals, and installing a rain catchment system.
The Wolverine Disaster Relief Clubhttps://michiganross.umich.edu/clubs/wolverine-disaster-relief-clubContact: Marjace Miles, VP of Marketing, marjacem@umich.eduOngoingOngoingWDR is dedicated to providing relief in the form of targeted material, financial, and volunteer support for those who have been affected by any natural disasters.
Habitat for Humanity Builders at the Ross School of Businesshttps://ross.campusgroups.com/habitatforhumanity/about/https://ross.campusgroups.com/habitatforhumanity/about/web_loginOngoingOngoingThe Ross School of Business Habitat for Humanity Builders is a student run organization seeking to sustain and increase the Ross School of Business' commitment to community service and involvement through our partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley (HVHFH)
EXCEL - Pandora Challenge: Music & Social Impacthttps://events.umich.edu/event/54610Event: Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, Michigan 481096:00 PM9:00 PMIn partnership with artist Bryce Vine and Pandora, we will launch a national marketing and playlist campaign to support local foundation Barn Sanctuary in their mission to rescue, rehabilitate and care for farm animal refugees. At the event, we'll form teams and work with top industry mentors to learn about the intersection of music, marketing and social impact. After the event, University of Michigan students work inteams to launch and optimize their campaigns across social media and music streaming services!
Nichols Arboretum Volunteer Dayhttps://events.umich.edu/event/54406https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1cx_cyzm30vArxDJjJZcWl3XdiCefZ4nwbiLjnM909ps/edit#gid=09:00 AM12:00 PMPlanet Blue Ambassadors (and friends!) have the opportunity to enjoy some time volunteering in the Nichols Arboretum on September 8th. Lunch will be provided. Sign up at the link below to reserve your space.
Idealisthttps://www.idealist.org/en/?page=3&type=VOLOPhttps://www.idealist.org/en/?type=VOLOPOngoingOngoingDirectory of volunteer opportunities
Drive 4 UR Communityhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=360377https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3603779:00 AM1:00 PMTest drive a brand new Ford car & raise money for Growing Hope! Butman Ford has partnered with Growing Hope for the 2nd Annual Drive 4 UR Community! Test drive a Butman Ford vehicle with no pressure to buy and no pushy sales people. It only takes 5 minutes and Butman Ford will donate $20 to Growing Hope for every test drive. Depot Town Farmers Market Outdoor plaza at 100 Rice Street, Ypsilanti
Friends of the Campus Farm Workdayhttps://events.umich.edu/event/53580https://lsa.umich.edu/sustainable-living/news-events/all-events.detail.html/53580-13410072.html4:00 PM6:00 PMOnce a month the Sustainable Living Experience coordinates with the Friends of the Campus Farm to participate in their weekly volunteer days at the Campus Farm. Check for the online sign up in the Friends of the Campus Farm and SLE newsletters and be sure to let them know you plan on coming by Wednesday of that week.
Eli Lilly and Company Corporate Information Sessionhttps://events.umich.edu/event/54580Event: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building - 10126:00 PM7:30 PMPositions: Full-Time, Intern. Majors: Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Operations Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Degrees: Undergraduate, PhD. Citizenship: US Citizen
Resumes: Yes. Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of the disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
Business+Impact Showcasehttp://socialimpact.umich.edu/?_ga=2.26106997.918028804.1508156064-596922432.1507823117Event: Jeff T. Blau Hall - 5th Floor Colloquium5:00 PM6:30 PMFlowing from clubs to intiatives and centers, the Ross Business+Impact intiative is part of the DNA of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Not only that, but through partnerships with other schools on campus and through specific programs that we administer, we create multidisciplinary action-based learning opportunities across U-M. New and existing students interested in poverty alleviation, healthcare access, sustainability, human rights and diversity should attend, to discover all the opportunities to make a difference in the places where they live and work, at their school, and across the world.

This event is a tabled event with multiple constituents, and there will be light hors d’oeuvres served.
So Cool So Just
Social Justice Organization Fair
https://events.umich.edu/event/54121https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14CfIsD6ts7SsQFgqX3aoebyLFhPFpXfmnVizj-xINZM/viewform?edit_requested=true11:00 AM2:00 PMThe So Cool, So Just Student Organization Fair is sponsored by the Community Action and Social Change Undergraduate Minor, the Ginsberg Center, and the Office of Community-Engaged Academic Learning as a space for students to learn, connect, and network with social justice organizations. Each year, more than thirty organizations and departments gather to inform students about ways to get involved, share resources, and build community. So Cool, So Just fair invites your participation whether you’re interested in community-based action, educational justice through dialogue, service-learning, or policy.
Gratitude Barbecuehttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=367462https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=36746212:00 PM6:30 PMWe are throwing a BBQ to thank all the contractors and volunteers who are responsible for helping us finish the Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall. The evening will include delicious barbecue stily food, a live music performance, and fun with friends and families! Volunteers will be asked to help set up, maintain the food tables, keep the area tidy, and clean up. Growing Hope Ypsilanti
Chefs in the Garden https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=359117https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3591172:00 PM10:00 PMChefs in the Garden is a dinner series that features an artisan-prepared meal by notable regional chefs, delicious beer and wines, and show-stopping desserts. Guests and volunteers enjoy the beauty of late summer and early fall on our working urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti. Volunteers for the event will assist chefs, sign in guests, pass around appetizers, serve drinks, serve guests all meal courses, bus tables, clean dishes, and assist with tearing the event down. It's a fun event filled with smiling faces and happy bellies.
Chefs in the Garden https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=359116https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3591162:00 PM10:00 PMChefs in the Garden is a dinner series that features an artisan-prepared meal by notable regional chefs, delicious beer and wines, and show-stopping desserts. Guests and volunteers enjoy the beauty of late summer and early fall on our working urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti. Volunteers for the event will assist chefs, sign in guests, pass around appetizers, serve drinks, serve guests all meal courses, bus tables, clean dishes, and assist with tearing the event down. It's a fun event filled with smiling faces and happy bellies.
Chefs in the Gardenhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=358049https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3580492:00 PM10:00 PMChefs in the Garden is a dinner series that features an artisan-prepared meal by notable regional chefs, delicious beer and wines, and show-stopping desserts. Guests and volunteers enjoy the beauty of late summer and early fall on our working urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti. Volunteers for the event will assist chefs, sign in guests, pass around appetizers, serve drinks, serve guests all meal courses, bus tables, clean dishes, and assist with tearing the event down. It's a fun event filled with smiling faces and happy bellies.
Garden Volunteers: Helping Hands Saturdayshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=353571https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=35357110:00 AM3:00 PMLend a hand by helping a farming initiative called We The People Growers Association. We’ve expanded our growing space this year and thus need a few more hands to make our garden thrive. We could use your help with planting, soil amending, weeding and watering. Join us any Saturday this summer from 10am-3pm for our weekly Helping Hands Day! (Volunteering hours also available during the week from 8am-1pm.) Please contact Farmer Parson for more info at: wtpgagrowers@gmail.com and/or 734-757-5067.
Weekday Garden Helphttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=354102wtpgagrowers@gmail.com and/or 734-757-5067.8:00 AM1:00 PMlend a hand by helping a farming initiative called We The People Growers Association. We’ve expanded our growing space this year and thus need a few more hands to make our garden thrive. We could use your help with planting, soil amending, weeding and watering. Join us most weekdays from 8am-1pm. Please contact Farmer Parson to sign-up or for more info at: wtpgagrowers@gmail.com and/or 734-757-5067.
Farm & Garden Drop-in Volunteer Dayshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=357528https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3575289:00 AM2:00 PMEvery Saturday May through October you can come work with our farm team to start your weekend in the fresh air.
We don't require any prior skills of knowledge, although we always welcome them. Urban farms and gardens take a lot of hands for proper upkeep, and volunteers help us keep Growing Hope Urban Farm in tip-top shape. This opportunity is perfect for groups and people not ready to make a long-term commitment. Activities change week to week with the season. We do projects like labeling garden beds, turning and sifting compost, organizing tools and seed trays, prepping beds, and much more! Volunteering at our urban farm is a great way to learn gardening skills and enjoy our beautiful site.
Farmers Market Volunteer Team - Saturdayshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=358042https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3580428:00 AM1:30 PMVolunteering for the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets is a fun, friendly, community-filled experience that engages volunteers in setup, facilitation, and programming at the twice-weekly markets. Volunteer activities will include customer surveys, running adult and children's activities, assisting vendors and customers, and much more. Volunteers are expected to sign up for at least one market shift each month. The shifts begin 45 minutes before the market begins and tear down usually takes about 30 minutes after market is over.
Youth Crisis Line Volunteers
https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=286744abrengle@ozonehouse.org or http://ozonehouse.org/9:00 AM5:00 PMOzone House Youth and Family Services is seeking passionate volunteers to respond to crisis phone calls, texts and live chats. Make a real difference to young people in crisis in our community. Gain excellent crisis intervention training and experience. Be part of an agency that advocates for youth and their families. Meet other volunteers with the same interests. Learn about social justice. Great complement to social work or psychology education. All crisis line volunteers go through a 40-hour crisis intervention training. See next session dates.
Youth Crisis Line Volunteers
https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=286744abrengle@ozonehouse.org or http://ozonehouse.org/6:00 PM9:00 PMOzone House Youth and Family Services is seeking passionate volunteers to respond to crisis phone calls, texts and live chats. Make a real difference to young people in crisis in our community. Gain excellent crisis intervention training and experience. Be part of an agency that advocates for youth and their families. Meet other volunteers with the same interests. Learn about social justice. Great complement to social work or psychology education. All crisis line volunteers go through a 40-hour crisis intervention training. See next session dates.
Stewardship Workday at Argo Nature Areahttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361704https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3617049:00 AM12:00 PMArgo Nature Area is a long narrow strip of forest that runs along the river, north of the canoe livery. It is home to many wildflowers, birds, bullfrogs, and many invasive shrubs. Help us cut these shrubs to allow a more plentiful amount of native plants to grow. Meet in the parking lot north of the Argo Canoe Livery, off Longshore Drive. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Argo Nature Area 1055 Longshore Drive
Stewardship Workday at Onder Nature Areahttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361705https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3617051:00 PM4:00 PMOnder Nature Area is a small neighborhood park featuring many black cherry and box elder trees as well as a few large oak trees. Help us make it a beautiful day in the neighborhood by removing invasive shrubs harming the small oak savanna. Meet at the intersection of Hilldale Drive and Brookside Drive. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Onder Nature Area 295 Brookside Drive
Stewardship Workday at Kuebler Langford Nature Area- National Public Lands Dayhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361701https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3617011:00 PM4:00 PMNational Public Lands Day is a day dedicated to volunteering in our nation’s public lands. Kuebler Langford Nature Area features lush woodlands, dramatic ravines, and a diverse array of rare plants and wildflowers. However, non-native shrubs are crowding out the native plants. Join us, using hand saws and loppers, to remove these shrubs and allow the native plants to flourish. Meet at the park entrance on Beechwood Drive, north of Sunset Road. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Kuebler Langford Nature Area 640 Beechwood Drive
Stewardship Workday at Foxfire West Parkhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361698https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3616981:00 PM4:00 PMFoxfire West is a small but diverse park in the Traver Creek watershed. This high quality area is threatened by invasive species such as buckthorn and honeysuckle. Help NAP cut these shrubs to keep this ecosystem healthy. Meet us at the park entrance on Birchwood Drive between Hickory Point Drive and Timbercrest Court. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Foxfire West Park 3120 Birchwood Drive
Stewardship Workday at Stapp Nature Areahttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361695https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3616959:00 AM12:00 PMStapp Nature Area is a small park adjacent to the Traverwood Branch of the AADL. It contains mature oak hickory forest and a vernal pond, as well as lovely trails for enjoying the plentiful frogs, toads, turtles, and salamanders. Help us maintain this habitat by lopping and sawing non- native shrubs. Meet at the park sign at the corner of Huron Parkway and Tuebingen Parkway. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Stapp Nature Area Huron Parkway and Tuebingen Parkway
Stewardship Workday at Arbor Hills Nature Area- National Day of Service and Remembrancehttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361693https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3616931:00 PM4:00 PMThe anniversary of the 9/11 attacks has been declared a day of service, for citizens to unite and improve their community. Arbor Hills Nature Area is a small park, but home to an intricate community of wetlands and woods. Come protect this unique area by removing invasive shrubs. Meet at the park entrance on Ashburnham Road. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Arbor Hills Nature Area Park entrance on Ashburnham Road
Diabetes Education Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3615075:30 PM7:30 PMLearn to Prevent Diabetes Type 1 in children and become a volunteer Food for Life Instructor in Churches, Schools, Community Centers and Medical Clinics. 1Love-1World offers an OPEN HOUSE to showcase Food for Life Training Programs to Prevent Diabetes in Youth in Ann Arbor on Wednesday Sept. 5 at 5:30 to 7:30.Come to our Open House to see video and learn about 1Love-1World programs at the Corner Health Center in Ypsilanti, our retreat at Friends Lake in Chelsea as well as prior year programs in churches, schools and Clinics in Jamaica and Brazil.
A2 Skate Park Clean-Upshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=36294912:00 PM1:00 PMLend a hand and help keep our wonderful skate park at Veteran’s Memorial Park clean and trash-free for all of its patrons! Meet at the parking lot off Maple Rd. For children, we can provide a scavenger hunt and “recycle vs trash?” activity. A2 Skate Park 2150 Jackson Road
Love A Park Day at Beckley Parkhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=362938https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3629381:00 PM3:00 PMThe park contains a tot play area, picnic table, horseshoe pit, and a long sloping hill used for unsupervised sledding. A steep asphalt path leads from Argo to the play area and through to Fairview Cemetery. We are going to be spreading woodchips at the playground and helping beautify and maintain the park. Beckley Park. 500 Argo Drive
Fuller Park Pool Fall Clean-Uphttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=362962https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=36296210:00 AM12:00 PMJoin us as we close Fuller Pool for the season and ready the grounds for the long winter. We will be painting, organizing, cleaning up flower beds, etc. Come ready for the weather and to get your hands dirty. Fuller Park Pool 1519 Fuller Road
Love A Park Day at Gallup Parkhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=362942https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3629421:00: PM3:00 PMGallup Park is one of the crown jewels of Ann Arbor's park system! ​Gallup Park is a 69-acre park and is Ann Arbor’s most popular recreation area. It is located along the Huron River and Geddes Pond with scenic walkways that traverse small islands with bucolic pedestrian bridges. The park contains two playgrounds, a canoe livery, picnic areas and grills scattered throughout the park, two picnic shelters, open field for play, and over three miles of asphalt trails that are popular for biking, rollerblading, walking and running. We will complete a variety of tasks possibly including trash clean-up, invasive brush removal, painting, and more. Gallup Park​ 3000 Fuller Road
Love The River Dayhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=362945https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3629451:00: PM3:00 PMWant to canoe around the river and enjoy nature while cleaning up trash and taking care of our beautiful Huron River? We've got two Love The River Days planned to give individual volunteers and pairs of volunteers (not groups) the chance to come help out. We supply trash pickers, trash bags, and free boat rentals for river volunteers. There is a limit of 20 people per event so reserve your spot quickly! Gallup Park​ 3000 Fuller Road
Stewardship Workday at Marshall Nature Areahttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361707https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3617071:00 PM4:00 PMNestled in the northeast part of the city is Marshall Nature Area, home to a variety of birds that nest in the oak hickory forest. Buckthorn and honeysuckle are crowding out the native plants needed to keep these birds singing. Join the team to remove these offenders while enjoying the song of the woods. Meet in the parking lot off Dixboro Road, north of Plymouth Road. Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Marshall Nature Area 3330 N. Dixboro Road
Love A Park Day at Buhr Park Rain Gardenhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=362932https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=36293210:00 AM12:00 PMPull weeds like Yellow Sweet Clover, Ragweed, and Canada Thistle. Also collect and scatter native seeds from the Children's Wet Meadows to the other gardens. Bring a water bottle and dress for the weather. Tools, gloves, water, and expertise provided. Buhr Park 2751 Packard Road
St. Joseph Mercy Cancer Care Center Volunteer Navigatorhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=65099https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=65099OngoingOngoingThis program is a partnership with St. Joseph Mercy Cancer Care Center in Ann Arbor and the American Cancer Society. Volunteers will spend time in the cancer center talking with patients and families spreading the word about services offered by CSC and other support available through the health system. Volunteers will be trained and will be able to answer questions and provide tours of the Cancer Center.
Education Series Help!https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=214793https://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series/6:30 PM9:30 PMVolunteers are needed on Tuesday evenings for either ongoing, intermittent or one-time opportunities. We will have a sign-up list for interested volunteers to be able to indicate programs in advance.
General Volunteer Opportunities at The Brides Projecthttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=80193https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=80193OngoingOngoingWant to help out, but not sure what you would like to do? Contact volunteer@cancersupportannarbor.org to sign up for a training and learn about our opportunities
Peace Corps at the University of Michiganhttps://internationalcenter.umich.edu/abroad/peacepeace.corps@umich.edu or 734-647-2182OngoingOngoingThe University of Michigan Peace Corps Office is conveniently located on campus to help students prepare for Peace Corps service. We routinely organize information sessions, panels with returned Peace Corps Volunteers, application workshops, and more.
Matchmaking at the Ginsberg Center https://ginsberg.umich.edu/article/our-matchmaking-processPlease email us at ginsberg.matchmaking@umich.eduOngoingOngoingCentral to advancing Ginsberg's Mission is our Matchmaking Process, which connects community-identified needs and priorities to knowledge, skills, and expertise at the University of Michigan. Matched partnerships can be part of a course, research project, co-curricular student initiative, internship or general volunteering through Connect2Community. By providing intentional support to students, faculty and community partners, we connect people in meaningful, important, and sustained ways to advance social change for the public good.
Michigan Medicine Volunteer Serviceshttp://www.med.umich.edu/volunteer/about/collegestudents.htmlhttps://umhsvolunteerisintf18.as.me/schedule.phpSeptember 2018December 2018College Undergraduates and Graduate Students can apply to volunteer at Michigan Medicine three times a year: in April for Spring/Summer term, September for Fall term, and December for Winter term.
Note: First semester Freshmen are not eligible to volunteer to allow for adjusting to college life.
Local Volunteer Law-Related Opportunitieshttps://careercenter.umich.edu/article/local-volunteer-law-related-opportunitieshttps://careercenter.umich.edu/article/local-volunteer-law-related-opportunitiesOngoingOngoingSelect link for sampling of service and volunteer law-related opportunities in Washtenaw County and beyond:
School supplies for local teenshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=212387https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=212387OngoingOngoingHelp support the Neutral Zone by donating school supplies and non-perishable food items for our after school tutoring and drop-in space.
Collection drive for Wish List itemshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=224522Please visit our website to view the full wish list at: http://www.annarborshelter.org/donations/wish-list; or call 734-662-2829 ext 221 with ANY questions. Donations may be dropped off at the Front Desk between 7am & 10pm, daily.OngoingOngoingOur greatest needs for this season are: gloves for adult men & women - all sizes; new backpacks; new men's and women's under garments - all sizes; thermal tops/bottoms - all sizes
rain ponchos; Q-tips; foot powder
Volunteer Opportunity at Food Gathershttps://events.umich.edu/event/52704https://events.umich.edu/event/527041:00 PM5:00 PMFood Gatherers exists to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in our community. Join other international students and scholars in giving back to the Ann Arbor community. By volunteering you’ll have to opportunity to work with individual volunteers, participate in team bonding activities, and fight hunger. Spaces are limited to 25 people each day. Meet outside the Student Activities Building (on Jefferson Street side) at 1pm. Registration opens in September.
Ronald McDonald House Ann Arbor Volunteer as a Grouphttps://rmhcannarbor.org/get-involved-2/volunteer-as-a-group/https://rmhcannarbor.org/get-involved-2/volunteer-as-a-group/OngoingOngoingA variety of service opportunities for groups interested in volunteering at the House. We ask that you limit your group size to eight people at a time>
Citizens' Climate Lobby Monthly Meetinghttps://events.umich.edu/event/47914https://events.umich.edu/event/4791412:45 PM2:45 PMWorried about climate change? Wondering how you can make a real difference? Come to the monthly meeting of the Ann Arbor chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL). CCL is a national, grassroots organization working to enact federal legislation to put a price on CO2. Our meetings consist of dialing in to a national conference call (featuring different guest speakers each month), followed by local discussion of actions.
Friends of the Campus Farm Workdayhttps://events.umich.edu/event/53580https://lsa.umich.edu/sustainable-living/news-events/all-events.html#view=month4:00 PM6:00 PMOnce a month the Sustainable Living Experience coordinates with the Friends of the Campus Farm to participate in their weekly volunteer days at the Campus Farm. Check for the online sign up in the Friends of the Campus Farm and SLE newsletters and be sure to let them know you plan on coming by Wednesday of that week.
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF USA)https://wwoofusa.org/our-farms/?search=48109https://wwoofusa.org/our-farms/?search=48109OngoingOngoingWorldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms, USA (WWOOF-USA®) is part of a worldwide effort to link visitors with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a global community conscious of ecological farming practices. Become a member today and gain full access to our network of organic farms.
Curtain-makinghttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=232792https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=232792OngoingOngoingIn need of new curtains for main offices and would appreciate someone to make curtains.
We can provide measurements for each window. Help us save energy and costs.
CAN Make a Meal Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=66051Visit: http://www.canwashtenaw.org/make-a-meal-volunteer or email volunteers@canannarbor.org to get started!OngoingOngoingCAN serves filling, healthy dinners at every community center during its After School Programs, which operate every Monday-Thursday, mid-September - May. Volunteer as an individual, as a family, or as a group to purchase and cook a healthy, filling meal for CAN's students! You can drop off the meal hot, close to dinner time, or package it for reheating. Meals can range from tacos, salads, lasagnas, casseroles, pizza, mac & cheese, spaghetti, steamed vegetables, and more!
CAN After School Program Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=360684https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=360684OngoingOngoingCAN partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to offer programs that educate youth, stabilize families, and build community. CAN After School Program Volunteers help K-12 grade students (depending on the CAN location) with homework, reading, and additional academic and social-emotional enrichment activities. There is also some free time to play and make meaningful connections with CAN's children and youth as a mentor and role model. CAN After School Programs operate Monday-Thursday from 4-6pm.
Curbside Crew Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=357345https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=357345OngoingOngoingDo you want be part of the Curbside Crew at Recycle Ann Arbor? Join our non-profit mission of working together toward zero waste programming that improves the environmental quality of our community. You will directly assist our Curbside Specialist with projects that help customers recycle better and directly help our organization keep the curbside program organized and running smoothly! We are looking for a volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours per week (maximum 15 hrs/week).
Allies Needed! Befriend a low-income family and change a life!https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=245586Contact us at: circles@friendsindeedmi.orgOngoingOngoingAllies Help Change Lives! Circles is a new program at Friends In Deed. Our goal is to lift families out of poverty--permanently. Circles' unique strategy uses education,goal setting,and above all, relationships to help participants develop the resources and social capital they need to rise out of poverty and achieve economic independence. Our program participants are most successful when they have people in their lives who support them. Allies are those people: middle-to-upper income individuals who work closely with one low-income family and make a real difference. Allies commit to meeting at least twice each month with their partner--called a Circle Leader, because the individual is leading his or her life out of poverty. Allies receive training and become part of a community committed to making a difference!
After School Program - Youth Education Supporthttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=77884Contact Andrea at info@avalonhousing.org with any questions.OngoingOngoingIf you can dedicate 2 hours a week, you can help make a difference in a student's academic growth. We are looking for easy going, flexible volunteers who can go with the flow of a high-energy community setting. ost of Avalon youth have experienced multiple instances of homelessness already. The majority are also from single-parent households, with the parent having a challenging mental or physical disability. As part of our commitment to providing stable housing and improving the quality of life for our residents, we provide a safe, familiar environment for kids to engage in activities that promote academic and social development.
Youth Crisis Line Volunteershttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=286744Contact: abrengle@ozonehouse.org
OR Visit our website: http://www.ozonehouse.org
Select “Support Us” then click “Volunteer”
OngoingOngoingInterested in becoming a Crisis Line Counselor? Ozone House Youth and Family Services is seeking passionate volunteers to respond to crisis phone calls, texts and live chats. All crisis line volunteers go through a 40-hour crisis intervention training.
Washtenaw Literacy - Program Internshiphttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=303745https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=303745OngoingOngoingWashtenaw Literacy is seeking qualified individuals for internships. Our unpaid internships focus on training and supporting individuals during a semester of experiences and learning. All internships are fitted to the individual career and educational goals of the chosen candidate. Our small staff will actively mentor you throughout the semester and give you ample opportunity to grow. Direct service and administration combine to provide a well-rounded internship.
Usher-12/14 Holiday Popshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=290364https://goo.gl/forms/wiFThxI4CQK06THu26:50 PM10:30 PMYour Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the 90th season this year! Come celebrate with us by ushering at our Hill Auditorium concerts. Ushers are the ambassadors of the symphony that our patrons interact with when they come to the concerts; they help distribute programs, guide patrons to their seats, and assist patrons with disabilities. We need YOUR help to make it a welcoming and enjoyable experience!
Usher-1/12 Mozart Birthday Bash: Requiemhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=360258https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3602586:30 PM10:30 PM
Your Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the 90th season this year! Come celebrate with us by ushering at our Hill Auditorium concerts. Ushers are the ambassadors of the symphony that our patrons interact with when they come to the concerts; they help distribute programs, guide patrons to their seats, and assist patrons with disabilities. We need YOUR help to make it a welcoming and enjoyable experience!
Usher-4/27 Beethoven 9https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=360259https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=3602596:30 PM10:30 PMYour Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is celebrating the 90th season this year! Come celebrate with us by ushering at our Hill Auditorium concerts. Ushers are the ambassadors of the symphony that our patrons interact with when they come to the concerts; they help distribute programs, guide patrons to their seats, and assist patrons with disabilities. We need YOUR help to make it a welcoming and enjoyable experience!
Wall Painting Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361397https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361397OngoingOngoing The Corner Health Center is in need of a volunteer (or volunteers!) to repaint or touch-up the paint on the walls in our medical clinic and administration areas. Work would most likely be done Wednesday mornings before the clinic opens at 1pm. Paint and supplies will be provided, though anyone with supplies to donate would be greatly appreciated. Experience a plus, but attention to detail and precision are a must.
Board of Directors Membershttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361095https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361095Ongoing Ongoing Child Care Network is currently seeking individuals for board membership with knowledge or experience in the following areas: information technology, resource development, fundraising, marketing, and legal. Serving on Child Care Network’s Board of Directors is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual passionate about improving the lives of children and families. The Child Care Network Board of Directors comprises leaders from the nonprofit and for-profit sector who are dedicated to our mission. Board members are committed to providing the highest quality services, promoting the interests of children, families, and child care in the community, and represent and reflect the diversity of the counties that Child Care Network serves. Board members determine how the agency will carry out its mission through strategic planning.
Finance Committee Membershttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=126968https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=126968Ongoing Ongoing Child Care Network is seeking individuals with knowledge of and experience with accurate financial reporting, financial statements, and/or managing investments to participate on the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee assists the Board of Directors in its oversight responsibilities relating to fiscal management and is Chaired by the Board Treasurer. The Finance Committee’s principal task is the approval and monitoring of the agency budget and financials. The Finance Committee role is important in ensuring the agency is properly utilizing resources according to written policies and funder guidelines. The Finance Committee meetings taking place one morning a month.
Planet Blue Sustainable Food Program - Campus Farmhttp://sustainability.umich.edu/umsfp/about/organizationhttps://www.facebook.com/umsfp/Ongoing Ongoing The UM Sustainable Food Program provides support to organizations on campus dedicated to building a sustainable food system. We currently connect about a dozen Member Groups, seven campus gardens, and the Campus Farm.
Visit a Homebound Veteranshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=333722Please call 734-712-4325 or email rsvp@csswashtenaw.org to learn more and to apply for this opportunity.Ongoing Ongoing Openings are available for the role of Veteran Home Respite Volunteer. Serving as a volunteer, you will provide the Veteran caregiver a much-needed break while providing companionship to Veterans.
You will provide personal support to the caregiver and compassionate care to the Veteran. In doing so you support the family's ability to continue to care for the Veteran in a familiar home setting.
Minor electric wiring/programming projecthttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=359529sberman@freshstartclubhouse.orgOngoing Ongoing We have a security-style video camera setup that allows our member to see the parking lot while they are waiting for their rides upstairs. The wiring and setup has become confused and the cameras are now no longer connected to the screen. We would love someone to come and look at the system and see if they can reconfigure it for us so we can continue to use it.
Board Treasurerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=359251board@mentor2youth.comOngoing Ongoing We are looking for prospective candidates who want the opportunity to be selected as our next Board Treasurer. Our Board of Directors is made up of a diverse group of individuals who all hold a passion for providing a school-to-career pipeline for youth in Washtenaw County. As our Board Treasurer, you play a vital role in ensuring we managing our finances and plan accordingly ensuring this vision will be met in the long-term. Some of the basic responsibilities include: attending Board Meetings (held in evenings); drafting treasurers reports; assisting with drafting annual budget; and supporting in a liaison role with our CPA firm. Terms are 2 years, but we are flexible.
Teen Voice! High School Students ages 13-18https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=80388Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 734-973-0242 x 252 or e-mail at volunteer@safehousecenter.orgOngoing Ongoing Teen Voice (TV) volunteers are peer educators and social activists! TV volunteers do peer education workshops, plan events, and raise awareness about teen dating violence and sexual assault. TV volunteers are critical for the Washtenaw County community on teen dating violence and sexual assault. Teen Voice works on a peer-to-peer education model that believes that the best way to reach and educate teens is to have the information presented by their teen peers. Teen Voice members go through our crisis intervention training, public speaking/presentation training and attend weekly TV meetings.
Dollars and Sensehttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=354222https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=354222Ongoing Ongoing Dollars and Sense is a summer mentoring program that teaches money management principles to youth. Youth will then take the principles they have learned and educate peers and parents on better ways to save money. Volunteers are asked to assist with workshops and games that will teach kids how to save money. This program runs 1 hour every Wednesday.
Help Plan Events that Uplift the Communityhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=354213https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=354213Ongoing Ongoing Mentor2Youth host events with the focus to change lives, educate the community and bring people together. Meetings are once a month to plan and enact major events for families and the greater community at large.
Internships - Joyful Treats Community Development Corporationhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=280019Please email Khadija Wallace at: admin@joyfultreats.org with your cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please indicate why you’re interested in interning with Joyful Treats your availability to start, and something about your family culture you would like to embrace more.Ongoing Ongoing Joyful Treats CDC national tax-exempt organization, is looking for interns this fall semester! We are seeking individuals who are looking for a meaningful internship in the non-profit world and have an interest in business administration. This position will assist in program day to day operations, event planning, assistant to the Executive Director for a year-round program for beginner entrepreneurs’ pursuing culinary and hospitality fields. This a great learning and experience-building opportunity and frameworks for various fields including education, business management and more. Accepting applications ongoing.
Big Brothers or Big Sisters of Washtenaw Countyhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=328335Email us at info@bbbswashtenaw.org or call (734) 975-0933. Please make sure to include the following information in your inquiry: First and last name, zip code, phone number, email, date of birth, and gender.Ongoing Ongoing Your guidance and understanding can help a child believe they can have a brighter future by empowering them with the tools to reach their full potential. And the best part? It’s actually a lot of fun.
Volunteer Receptionist - SafeHouse Center https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=277114https://www.safehousecenter.org/volunteer-information/volunteer-applications-forms/Ongoing Ongoing As a volunteer receptionist you will greet visitors, thank donors and do light clerical tasks. This is a great way for community members to become involved in our work without having to complete the 40 hour crisis intervention training. Orientation will be provided. Receptionists are asked to make an ongoing weekly commitment (three to four hours) during regular business hours (Monday–Friday, 9am – 5pm).
Outreach Street Teamshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=266739To learn more and sign up, email volunteer@growinghope.net.Ongoing Ongoing We need help spreading the word about the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets and other special events. Invite your group. One time or ongoing participation.
Website Design and Content Management https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=280014Email Khadija Wallace at: admin@joyfultreats.org with your cover letter and resume.Ongoing Ongoing Seeking an individual to continue the design of our website http://joyfultreats.org/ using Wordpress. This position includes managing updates bi-weekly or monthly. 
Advisory Committee - Joyful Treats CDChttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=280007Please email Khadija Wallace at: admin@joyfultreats.org with your cover letter and resume.
In your cover letter, please indicate why you’re interested in serving with Joyful Treats and something about your family culture you would like to embrace more.
Ongoing Ongoing Seeking advisory chair members for Diversity & Inclusion Committees for the 2018-19 fiscal year (begins October 2018). Applications available for first contact in September 2018. The Committee tentatively will meet Tuesday, October 9, 2018, January 8th, April 9, 2019 and an annual meeting once a year. The organizational goal is to educate the Detroit Metropolitan area in the Hospitality Industry. Advisory chair members are expected to attend quarterly meetings and participate actively in at least one area of growth: community relations and marketing, fundraising, or job development.
Social Media Campaign https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=192710https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=227302Ongoing Ongoing This program will require the student intern or volunteer to complete a social media campaign project.
Maintenance Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=219380https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=219380Ongoing Ongoing Tasks could include patching walls, replacing light bulbs and ceiling tiles, adjusting doors and their mechanisms, paint touch ups and repainting, as well as minor structural, plumbing, and electrical repairs. Three older buildings in downtown Ypsilanti that need constant care and attention. Suggestions on upkeep, repair, and replacement. Approximately 2+ hours a week on a recurring basis (weekly schedule) would be ideal.
Board Member - Ann Arbor Learning Communityhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=106382https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=342868Ongoing Ongoing Ann Arbor Learning Community (AALC) has been educating students and cultivating individuality since 1998. AALC's Board is interested in increasing its membership. Member candidates are interviewed by a current Board member and School Leader as well as the Eastern Michigan University Charter Schools Office. They are approved by the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents. The Board holds a meeting one time each month. These meetings are typically two hours in length, held at the school and open to the public. Board members may also participate in a committee.
Survey Participantshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=336365https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=336365Ongoing Ongoing Volunteers can be expected to be assigned to different areas of Ypsilanti to survey demographics of First Fridays participants. This position will include walking outside to different establishments and talking to First Fridays participants.
Field Trips - 826michigan Writing Labhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=192710Please fill out our online volunteer application, located at http://www.826michigan.org/volunteer. Ongoing Ongoing Every Wednesday and Friday morning during the school year, an entire public school classroom visits 826michigan’s writing lab in downtown Ann Arbor for an action-packed two-hour experience filled with surprises and focused on building students’ confidence in their writing. Once your application is processed, you will be invited to attend a required new volunteer informational session and be given information on signing up to volunteer with field trips.
Food Pantry Intake Specialisthttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=342433https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=342433Ongoing Ongoing During food distribution, assist clients to sign up for our new internet based database. Meet one on one with clients when they come into the food pantry for the first time. Enter their information into our online, cloud-based database. Must have interpersonal skills and enjoy interacting with a variety of clients. Explain to clients how the information will be used and answer any questions they may have. Shifts available: Tuesdays 1pm-6:30pm, Wednesdays 9am-1pm. Speaking another language is a plus.
Volunteers for the UMHS Gift Shopshttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=106382https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=106382Ongoing Ongoing Become a Friends volunteer and work at one of our U-M Gift Shops. Flexible hours, scheduling and Free Parking, as well as the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients, families, visitors and staff. UMHS Friends Gift Shops are always looking for volunteers. f you are a member of the community and would like to give back, onsider serving on the UMHS Friends Gift Shops Advisory Board of Directors to promote health, wellness and education in our community.
Bike & Build Rider, Bike & Build Leaderhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=70028Ongoing Ongoing Anybody aged 18-25 can be a rider on Bike & Build. You do not need biking or building experience prior to signing up. Our trips begin in May and June of each year (see our website, bikeandbuild.org, for this year's route dates) and last about 10-11 weeks, ending in late July or throughout August. Riders will complete the trip on one of our 8 cross-country teams, made of 32 individuals from all over the United States.
Park Adopterhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=66844Email to Adopt-A-Park@a2gov.org or give us a call at 734.794.6627!Ongoing Ongoing Adopt-A-Park is looking for volunteers and volunteer groups interested in helping out in their community parks and playgrounds. There are many things Adopters can do including planting trees and flowers, collecting trash, installing rainwater gardens, and maintaining trails. You'll work with the Adopt-A-Park Coordinator to create an easy plan for you and your park. Your plan can include as much or as little work as you'd like to do, and Adopt-A-Park will provide the knowledge and support you need to be a success! Adopt-A-Park will coordinate with other City of Ann Arbor services, and provide publicity, tools, and supplies.
Blood Drive Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=251719Ongoing Ongoing Volunteers can be expected to be assigned to different areas of Ypsilanti to survey demographics of First Fridays participants. This position will include walking outside to different establishments and talking to First Fridays participants.There is a 6 hour shift every other month. Must be ready to volunteer with 72 hours of initial contact from Blood Services Coordinator.
Welcome Ambassador - Ann Arborhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=27052Contact Lisa Austin directly at 734-712-4164 or email at Lisa.Austin@stjoeshealth.org; In order to apply please complete our application online. Website: http://www.stjoesannarbor.org/Volunteering; Application: https://stjoemercyann.vsyshost.com/vsys/app/MQIINT19ZYSC2I9COngoing Ongoing ooking for friendly customer service oriented volunteers to assist our patients and visitors with finding their destinations within our Ann Arbor hospital. This position is for individuals who are outgoing, energetic, driven to help those in need, respectful, and compassionate. Standing and walking is what you would be doing a majority of the time as this position is all about wayfinding and getting patients to where they need to go.
Washtenaw County MRC (Medical Reserve Corps)https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=230185https://www.washtenaw.org/Directory.aspx?EID=326Ongoing Ongoing olunteer in the event of a public health emergency by joining the MRC. If an emergency situation occurred in Washtenaw County, volunteers would be needed to supplement existing community resources. Organizations that serve to protect the health and safety of residents and respond to emergencies would likely be unable to keep up with the demand for services. The Washtenaw County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is looking for new volunteers (medical and non-medical) to be trained to help in these emergency situations. Volunteers are required to complete additional membership requirements and participate in on going activities.
Video Editorhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=250997Interested parties contact Candice via email at: Ask@mlojf.org or call (248) 331.2800Ongoing Ongoing We are looking for a talented video editor to assemble recorded footage into a finished project that matches director's vision and is suitable for broadcasting.
Ultimately, you should be able to bring sight and sound together in order to tell a cohesive story
Marketing Internshiphttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=255414https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=255414Ongoing Ongoing The Westside Farmers’ Market is seeking an intern, passionate about great food, to assist in promoting the advantages of shopping locally from our broad array of dedicated farmers and producers. The intern will be responsible for developing a weekly blog and email newsletter to keep our shoppers informed about the activities and products available each week. The Market manager will facilitate farm visits, vendor interviews or other activities to assist in creatively promoting the Market.
Picnic Table Refinishinghttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=270725https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=270725Ongoing Ongoing We are a preschool in need of someone to sand a seal our picnic tables. There are a total of 4 tables that need work.
Grant Research Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=292345https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=292345Ongoing Ongoing As the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, the Michigan Shakespeare Festival is a professional Equity theatre company (LOA/LORT) dedicated to producing world-class classical plays. We perform in Jackson's lovely Baughman Theatre and in Canton's beautiful Village Theatre of Cherry Hill. We are looking for support in researching more grant opportunities in the ever changing landscape of government and foundational support.
This volunteer opportunity is internet based, and therefore very flexible. It is ideal for a volunteer to have some nonprofit and/or grant writing experience, but not required.
Fundraising Committee Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=292346GM@MichiganShakespeareFestival.comOngoing Ongoing Join the Michigan Shakespeare Festival in engaging our state-wise audience in support of our award-winning productions of classical theatre. Fundraising committee members may help plan events, make call, send letters, and meet with friends of the festival to help inspire more amazing productions. Some previous fundraising experience is ideal, but not required. The only requirement is an enthusiasm to support The Official Shakespeare Festival of Michigan in producing amazing productions.
Nation Outside Volunteer https://connect2community.umich.edu/need/index/24https://www.nationoutside.org/getinvolvedOngoing Ongoing Our primary purpose is to increase the ability of people who have been incarcerated to succeed and to help create a more effective, sensible justice system.
The needs of our organization are varied, but we focus on community organizing, holding public discussions, and public education.
SCRAP Box Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=304707Please fill out a volunteer application or email volunteer@scrapbox.org with any questions. Ongoing Ongoing We are always looking for volunteers passionate about creative reuse and upcycling to join our volunteer team. Our volunteers help our staff keep the store looking neat and tidy by sorting and organizing materials to go out on the floor or preparing materials for our craft workshops and educational programs.
Advisory Board Membershttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=316500john@1ove-1world.org or call 1-734-635-1598Ongoing Ongoing Our volunteers INSPIRE mothers to prevent diabetes in children. Our volunteers INSPIRE youth to choose Food for Life for energy. Our mission is to offer Food for Life & Lifestyle training to mothers. We need women board members to reach out to INSPIRE mothers. Training mothers to model healthy lifestyles leads to family wellness.
Librarian Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=333833john@1ove-1world.org or call 1-734-635-1598Ongoing Ongoing Set up Library for books to be donated to Youth Wellness Program, publications, E book websites sites. Health and Nutrition books for donation, Wellness Class Handouts, Prior Wellness Class Handouts.
1 Love - 1 World Ltd. programs to Prevent, Control and Reverse Diabetes in Mothers. Jamaica Programs, Brazil Program, Africa (proposed), North America Programs. Proposed Youth Wellness Program in Ypsilanti,
Proposed Wellness Program in Ann Arbor
Zero Waste (Recycling & Compost) Special Event Volunteerhttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=66554http://recycleannarbor.org/join-us/volunteerOngoing Ongoing These events are scheduled on specific weekends throughout the year and mainly during the spring and summer months (April-September). We will add you to our volunteer email list for upcoming needs. During the event, volunteers will be stationed at the three-bin Zero Waste stations to educate patrons and assist them in sorting waste into the correct receptacles for compost, recyclables, or trash. Most shifts are 2-3 hours in duration, so you still have time usually to enjoy the actual event.
Give Merit mentorship: FATE Programhttps://givemerit.org/pages/fate If you are interested in mentoring for the FATE Program during the 2018-2019 academic year, email Rachel Mazzaro at rmazzaro@umich.edu for more information!Give Merit’s mentorship program, FATE, is looking for University of Michigan students to become mentors! FATE is a four-year, cohort-based program for high school students in Detroit. Mentors help facilitate workshop activities where students learn skills in business, marketing, and design thinking while also supporting their mentees as they develop personally and academically. The curriculum will be complemented by ongoing soft-skill building activities and regular excursion workshops to expose students to higher education and a variety of local / national organizations such as Zingerman’s, Google, Shinola, and Plante Moran.Transportation is provided for all mentors, typically by creating carpool systems that we arrange each week. Mentors with cars are reimbursed with $10 for gas. To learn more about the FATE Program, check out the Give Merit Vimeo "Roll Up Our Sleeves" (made by Shinola).
Stewardship Workday at Oakwoods Nature Area-National Day of Service and Remembrancehttps://connect2community.umich.edu/need/detail/?need_id=361692Register before Sept 9, 20189:00 AM12:00 PMWe can honor the kin we lost on 9/11 by helping to restore Oakwoods Nature Area. Help effforts to remove invasive shrubs such as buckthorn and honeysuckle so that the wildlife can thrive. Meet us at the park entrance off Dunwoodie. Please wear longpants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a relase form, and all minors should be acompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks, and know-how provided. Oakwoods Nature Area 3270 Dunwoodie Road.