Community Service-Learning is service without pay to a Non-Profit Organization, an individual or group in need. (NO babysitting counts unless for a Non-Profit Organization).

 

 

 

 OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE ALL YEAR

 

MACOMB FOOD WAREHOUSE

Helps feed hundreds of people in crisis each year. M-F 8:30-5:00 pack food boxes for the needy shelters. Help is especially needed in the late spring and in the summer. You can help by calling 586-469-6004.  Website is www.macombcountymi.gov/mccsa.  Click on food program.

 

CLINTON TWP PARKS & RECS – SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Volunteer help is needed for all day camps. Call (586) 286-9336 for more information.

 

OPERATION CARE PACKAGE MICHIGAN

Help support our deployed Military and wounded soldiers by sending care packages and

letters of   encouragement. Contact Joyce Fulgenzi at 810-664-7342, jifugi@chartermi.net or  www.ocpmi.com.

 

TECHNOLOGY TEACHERS AT CHESTERFIELD TWP LIBRARY
    
Are you a wiz at Microsoft Word? Excel? Internet? Resume writing? Windows 10? Google apps? If you would like to help others     in your community learn some basic computer skills, just fill out and turn in a volunteer application form. Forms can be found at     the library or online at our Web page. Address: 50560 P Patricia St, Chesterfield, MI 48051  Phone:(586) 598-4900

 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

Under 18 years a parent needs to there at all times. Located at 15 Mile & Gratiot. Students can show up anytime to help. Contact person: Donna or Larry at 792-3500.

 

FORGOTTEN HARVEST

Volunteers are needed to repack and process this food into boxes. Contact Marci Fitch 248-967-1500 email

kpoole@forgottenharvest.org.

 

HOPE CENTER IN MACOMB

Volunteers are needed for pantry stock, pantry checkout & intake, pantry host, reception desk. Greeter, data entry Please fill out a volunteer application at www.hopecentermacomb.org Contact Kim Guy at 586- 294-4673

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Various office tasks are available for willing volunteers from receptionist, to clerical tasks and data

Entry -Office is located at 37829 Groesbeck in Clinton Twp. Contact Volunteer Coordinator @ 586-263-1540 or visit the website www.macombhabitat.org Macomb Cultural Center

Volunteer opportunities at Macomb Cultural Center. To view the schedules go to www.macombculturalcenter.com. If you are interested in volunteering at any of the programs contact Gerri Pavone @ 586-226-4759 or pavoneg@macomb.edu Handbags of Hope

Recycle gently used handbag that women no longer use.

Each bag is filled with necessities and delivered across the state to women and teens in shelter. For more information, visit Handbagsofhope.org or call (586) 884-6476.

 

HARRISON TOWNSHIP ~ STUDENTS HELPING SENIORS

Volunteer help is needed with Seniors or disabled residents who are unable to complete outdoor property work.  Contact Andre Dymczyk at 586-466-1445 or adymczyk@harrison-township.org

 

CARE (COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT, REFERRAL & EDUCATION)

Training is provided for all CARE volunteers. Opportunities include: clerical; Youth Advisory group; Community Health Fair; Teen facilitators, etc.  For more info contact CARE @ 586-541-0033 or email:

info@careofmacomb.com .

 

MACOMB COUNTY ROTATING EMERGENCY SHELTER TEAM (MCREST)

If you want to help at one of the shelter sites, call the church and ask for the MCREST Coordinator to call you regarding the volunteer opportunities. Legal guardian is needed if under 18 years old. Addresses can be obtained in the Community Service Office.

 

MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY

For volunteer opportunities visit their website @ www.michiganhumane.org. You must be least 14 – 17 years old with a parent. Must attend volunteer orientation. Hours are 10:00-4:00 Monday-Saturday. Contact Jamahl Scott at (248) 283- 1000 ext. 123 or e-mail him at: jscott@michiganhumane.org

 

WIGS 4 KID

Volunteers are needed for office help, computers, events and mailing lists. If interested visit www.wigs4kids.org (under donations) to print out volunteer form.

 

MACOMB COUNTY WARMING CENTER

The Warming Center works with the homeless. There are several areas where help is needed: helping to transport bedding and supplies on Sunday mornings (Sunday mornings 6:30-11:30 a.m.), setting up bedding at the churches on Sunday evenings and helping to wash blankets at a Roseville Laundromat on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Kathy Goodrich at 586-321-0998.

 

CLINTON-MACOMB PUBLIC LIBRARY

Volunteers must live in Clinton Twp. or Macomb Twp. & have a library card. Offering flexible days and times. A parent must sign the volunteer application form if student is under the age of 18. If interested please call Phyllis at the volunteer hotline @ 586-226-5000.

 

SELFRIDGE MILITARY AIR MUSEUM

Assist in many areas, inside and outside, surrounded by military aircraft and historic military artifacts. Flexible hours including weekends. Students participating in this program are covered by the Selfridge insurance plan and will be directly supervised by adults. If you need additional information please contact 586-239-5035 or send e-mail to 127wg.selfridgeairmuseaum@and.af.mil

COMPASSION PREGNANCY

Compassion Pregnancy is looking for volunteers to help clean-up, sort and organize the donated baby items.

Help is needed on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Compassion Pregnancy is located at 37540 Gratiot in Suite 100 (north of 16 mile next to Taco Bell). If you are interested please call 783-2229 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and ask for Barb S.

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

Work with M.S.U. Extension 4-H and Youth Development assisting teachers in implementing educational and recreational activities.  Call Mary Bakies @ 469-6431.

 

FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY

The Sterling Heights office of the Family Independence Agency is looking for help on a once a month basis. The volunteer would help out in the emergency food closet for about four hours.  The job would be to help organize and/or stock the pantry shelves and to package boxes of food for distribution. If you are interested you must call in advance.  Contact Karen Urquhart at 586-412-6114.

 

DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM

The Detroit Historical Museum is looking for reliable and enthusiastic high school student volunteers. Pick up the volunteer application in the C.S. Office or contact @ 313-833-1419 or volunteer@detroithistorical.org.

 

SAVE OUR SOUTH CHANNEL LIGHTS

Volunteers needed for the Maritime Marine Mart to be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Dates and times to be determined.  Contact information (810)748-1888 or email: soslights1@aol.com

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WORKING IN EDUCATION OR WITH CHILDREN?

 

LEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Student volunteer opportunities are available in child care and school projects.  Contact Ms. Napier at 586-727-2509 X1051

 

U.S. ARMY GARRISON YOUTH SPORTS & FITNESS SUMMER PROGRAM

Student volunteer opportunities are available on Selfridge Air National Guard Base. For more information please contact the Youth Sports Director, Tanya Blatz at 586-282-9730 or e-mail her at Tanya.blatz@us.army.mil

 

PRESCHOOL & YOUTH PROGRAMS

Volunteers are needed to help with ballet, tumbling, kid fitness, etc.  Programs run Mondays to Thursdays at the YMCA. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these activities please call the Macomb YMCA at 468-1411 ext. 207 for additional information.

 

MT. CLEMENS YMCA

Volunteers needed at the YMCA for Youth Sports night, Tutoring, Childcare and a Latin Tutor needed. Must be 16 year old.  Contact Dale @ 586-468-1411

 

SPRINGHILL CAMPS

Springhill Camps run a program called “Teen Service Team” which is a high school service program. It is a chance for teens to learn about servanthood and community and do camp activities when they are not serving. It is for campers interested in working with children. Campers will receive 30 hours of community service for each week they are at camp. Students must complete an application and interview before they are accepted. For further information go to www.springhillcamps.com or call Ashleigh Munch @ 231-734-2616 x1131 or Joel Hamilton, site volunteers.

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HELPING ABUSED WOMEN AND CHILDREN?

 

COMPASSION HOUSE TRANSITIONAL SHELTER

Compassion House is a new shelter for victims of domestic violence in Macomb County. The organization is looking for volunteers to do: spring-cleaning, garden work, reception work, help with fundraisers and drives and possibly tutoring. The shelter is located on Clair St. in Mt. Clemens. If you are interested please call 586873- 5654 to volunteer.

 

SECOND HAND ROSE

Second Hand Rose Resale Shop supports Turning Point. Volunteers are needed to help sort donations, sales, restocking, cleaning, organizing, tagging goods, etc.        The store is located at 158 S. Main Street, Mt. Clemens. Store hours are Monday-Saturday 10:00-6:00 and Tuesday till 8:00. Must fill out a background check before volunteering.  If interested call 586-468-3083 x 303 to volunteer.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HELPING FEED THE HUNGRY?

 

MACOMB FOOD WAREHOUSE

Helps feed hundreds of people in crisis each year. M-F 8:30-5:00 pack food boxes for the needy shelters.  Help is especially needed in the late spring and in the summer. You can help by calling 586-469-6004. Website is www.macombcountymi.gov/mccsa.  Click on food program.

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

Drivers needed to deliver meals to frail, elderly seniors in our community. Something you can do with your parent.  There is a required orientation session. Call 586-469-5228 to volunteer.

 

GLEANERS COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

Check out the volunteer opportunities at www.gcfb.org

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND A SAFER SOCIETY?

 

MACOMB COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT EXPLORER POST 565

Explore a career in law enforcement and join the many volunteer projects to earn community service hours. To join this group, you must be 14 to 20 years of age. For information visit the website @ www.macombsheriffexplorers.com and fill out the volunteer application.

 

 

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PHYSICAL FITNESS?

 

MICHIGAN ADAPTIVE SPORTS

This organization provides sports, recreation and physical fitness opportunities for people with disabilities and autism. They offer snow skiing, water skiing, kayaking and a weekend camp in September. They also need volunteers to help with mailings and other opportunities. For further information check out the website at www.michiganadaptivesports.org or call 248-988-0156.

 

MACOMB Y.M.C.A.

Earn community service working in the Wellness Center or join the Teen Ambassador Program and receive a complimentary YMCA membership. You must submit a letter of interest and two letters of recommendation. For more information call Dale @ 586-468-1411.

 

CHESTERFIELD PARKS & RECREATION

Help needed with various activities. If interested, call 949-0400 ext. 4 for a list of opportunities and the application form or visit www.chesterfieldtwp.org and click on parks and recreation.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE ENVIRONMENT?

 

CLINTON RIVER WATERSHED COUNCIL

Volunteer needed one or twice a month to copy/fold materials and to help with research and clerical duties. Office is located at 101 Main St. in Rochester.  Visit website: www.crwc.org

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION

Work with M.S.U. Extension 4-H and Youth Development assisting teachers in implementing educational and recreational activities.  Call 469-6431.

 

METROPOLITAN BEACH NATURE CENTER

Volunteer at the Nature Center by calling 586-463-4332.

 

HARRISON TWP PARKS & RECS

Harrison Township Parks and Recreation is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing our residents with opportunities for group activities. The committee meets twice monthly to plan events. Please contact township office at 586-466-1400.

 

APRIL MILLSAP MEMORIAL GARDEN

            Volunteers are needed for the garden.  Contact Kelly Evens at 586-894-2911

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MEDICINE?

 

ST. JOHN SENIOR COMMUNITY ICE CREAM PALOR/GIFT SHOP

Volunteers are needed for just a few hours a week in the Ice Cream Parlor/Gift Shop. Help is needed Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. – Noon and week day evenings Monday-Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. For more information call Debra Mittelbach at 313-343-8000 x 401.

 

 

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HOSPITAL

Volunteers needed for hospice program to assist terminally ill people and their families (for a minimum of two hours weekly).  Volunteers must be 18 and older.  Call 248-743-9405.

 

BEAUMONT

Beaumont Nursing Care Shore Pointe Center and Charlotte’s Place Senior Day Care Center needs volunteers to work with specially trained nurses; physical, occupational, speech and music therapists; dietitians; beauticians; pharmacists; and social workers, both at Jefferson Avenue between 10 and 11 mile roads, St. Clair Shores. Please call 586-759-7487.

 

WILLIAM BEAUMONT

Volunteers of all ages to assist specially trained music, art and recreation therapists, dietitians, chaplains, etc. at the Nursing Care Center and Charlotte’s Place Senior Day Care Center, both are at Jefferson and Lakeland (between 10 and 11 mile roads), St. Clair Shores.  If interested please call 586-779-7000.

 

WILLIAM BEAUMONT HEALTH SERVICES JUNIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Junior Volunteer Program is open to high school students between the ages of 14 and 18. Opportunities to volunteer are available at several locations. For those who want to volunteer during weekend or evening hours opportunities are available in the following roles or areas: Information Desk; Ministry; ER or Surgical Services; Patient care units; Patient reading program; Patient & visitor escort; and Nursing care center. If you would like to volunteer or receive more information, please call: Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe – 313-343-1795

 

BARBARA ANN KARMANOS CANCER CENTER

Karmanos needs volunteers to assist cancer patients and help maintain support, for 14 and older: call (800) KARMANOS (527-6266) and ask for the volunteer director.  Website is www.karmanos.org.

 

ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL/HENRY FORD MACOMB

Volunteers needed. Call volunteer office @ 263-2360 to obtain an application. Training will be provided. You must be 14 or older and be able to make a commitment of 40 hours.  TB test required.

 

HENRY FORD HOSPITAL-LAKESIDE

Volunteers needed. A commitment of 100 volunteer hours is required. Two TB skin tests are also required (Henry Ford will cover the cost).  Contact @ 586-247-3976 to volunteer.

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS (ages 14 and up)

Form a Blood Team with your friends and classmates. Call 586-756-7600 to volunteer for this or many, many more opportunities with this wonderful organization.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HELPING THE ELDERLY?

 

PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE EAST

Volunteers are needed in the Assisted Living, Health Care Center and East Harbor Hall (Memory Loss Unit). If you are interested in sharing your time and talents please call Patty Dobbs at 586-716-7183.

Presbyterian Village East is located at 33875 Kiely Drive in Chesterfield. A parent is necessary if volunteer is not 17 years old.

 

MACOMB FAMILY SERVICES SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGAM

The Senior Homemaking Program needs volunteers to help low-income, ailing or incapacitated seniors with visiting (bake some cookies and share), telephone calling, housekeeping, errands and companionship. The Macomb Family Services Office could also use volunteer help with answering phones, filing, copying, mailings, and typing. The office is located on Mound Rd. in Shelby Twp. If you are interested in either of these opportunities please call Bev Moran at (586) 254-5660 (Mon. – Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). MARTHA T. BERRY

 

 

MEDICAL CARE FACILITY

You can have a fun-filled and rewarding experience. Help is needed especially during the dinner shift from 5:30-7:00 p.m. to pass the dinner trays. Also, if you have a skill such as: artistic, musical or reading. To volunteer call 469-5614 and ask for Laurie Furay.

 

PEACE PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE SENIOR RESIDENCE

Peace Presbyterian Village is looking for volunteers.  They could use help assisting with exercise classes, crafts, social events, fundraising events and office assistance. If you are interested and 16 years old please call Marcia or Camille at 790-4500 for further information.

 

CHURCH OF CHRIST CARE CENTER

The Church of Christ Care Center is looking for volunteers to help at their facility (located at 15 mile and Harper).      There are all types of volunteer activities available: reception desk (from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and weekends 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.), filing, gardening, data entry, read to residents, play cards with residents, work in the kitchen, etc. (A TB test is necessary and will be given on site at no cost to you.) Volunteers are also needed to work one on one with individual residents: folding towels, working puzzles, sanding wood etc. You must be at least 17 years old. If you are interested please call Jeanette Schiele at 285-7144 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

 

LAKEPOINTE VILLA NURSING HOME (ages 15 and up)

Help needed at Lakepointe Villa, which is located on Harper, north of 16 Mile. If interested in contact Clarice Hamilton to obtain an application @ 468-0827.  A current TB test is required.

 

HARRISON TOWNSHIP SENIOR LIVING

(AHEPA) complex is looking for students to assist and volunteer with the seniors on a few projects/classes. Assisting seniors with using the computer, basic drawing as well as some other ideas.  Please contact: Carla Schott, Service Coordinator AHEPA 371-I. Located: 26700 Crocker Blvd, Harrison Twp, MI 48045  (586) 465-3875   Fax: (586) 465-9678.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH ANIMALS?

 

MACOMB HUMANE SOCIETY

To volunteer with animals call 731-9210 for information. You must be at least 15 years old. If you Are between the ages of 14-17 you must be accompanied by a parent or have a parent signature on the permission form.  Hours are 10:00-4:00 Monday-Saturday.

 

REXFORD CENTER FOR THERAPEUTIC RIDING

Assist men, women and children with developmental disabilities in the therapeutic horseback riding program. Location on 32 Mile Road, Lenox Twp.  Call 586-727-6661 or visit www.rexfordcenter.com

 

 

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CONSTRUCTION?

 

HOUSING OPPORTUNITY OF MACOMB

Help fix-up, repair and paint homes. If you have skills or want to acquire the skills, this project is for you. You must be at least 14 years old.  To volunteer call 586-772-4892.

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Assist with construction/renovation of homes in Macomb County on Saturdays and earn community service hours. Under 16 old not permitted on worksite 16 & 17 are permitted with restrictions. If interested please call 586-263-1540 or go to www.macombhabitat.org

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HELPING THE NEEDY?

 

SALVATION ARMY

Help is always needed by this great organization. Call Korienna from 8:30-4:00 Mon-Fri. in order to volunteer at 469-6712.  I.D. is needed to volunteer.

 

FAMILY INDEPENDENCE AGENCY

Clerical assistance needed in all three offices. (Warren, Sterling Heights and Clinton Township) Volunteers call Karen Urquhart  at 586-412-6114 for a placement.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN HELPING THE MENTALLY ILL OR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS?

 

C.A.R.E.

Volunteers needed for various office duties at the C.A.R.E. office on Utica Road in Fraser. If interested, contact Jeanne Rioux @ 586-541-0033 ext.229 or Jennifer Koluch @ 586-541-2273 ext. 129.

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THE ARTS?

 

THE ANTON ART CENTER/MT. CLEMENS

Many volunteer opportunities for those interested in the arts.  Call Mary Need @469-8666.

 

CROCKER HOUSE MUSEUM

To volunteer call 586-465-2488

 

SELFRIDGE MILITARY AIR MUSEUM

The museum needs volunteers to help with aircraft and exhibit restoration/painting, inventory, etc. Call Lt/ Col. Louis J. Nigro @ 586-307-6768.

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