Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday and Sunday, February 8 and 9 | Various Shifts
Arts & Scraps at Winter Blast at Campus Martius


We are looking for volunteers to join us on February 8th and 9th at Winter Blast at Campus Martius! Check out the posting below to sign up and learn more about this exciting, family friendly volunteering opportunity!



Saturday, February 22 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HFC Volunteer Day – First Step

Karen Wilson Smithbauer Family Center
4400 Venoy
Wayne MI 48184

The February volunteer project will support First Step at their Karen Wilson Smithbauer Family Center in Wayne on Saturday, February 22 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. The exact project will be determined closer to the volunteer date depending on what the organization’s needs are.  Projects could include cleaning, organizing and maintenance at the center.

The mission of First Step is to eliminate both domestic and sexual violence and to provide comprehensive services to individuals and families impacted by these crimes.

Prior registration is required. If you are interested in participating in this volunteer project please contact Mandy Earl at mlearl1@hfcc.edu or 313.317.1756.


Wednesday, March 4 | 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Literacy Day at Salina Elementary in Dearborn

Communities In Schools of Michigan is hosting this large Literacy Day at Salina Elementary in the Dearborn Public Schools, and we are looking for members of the community to be volunteer readers. Each volunteer would read one-on-one with a student for about one hour. The event occurs on March 4th, with registration opening at 7:30 am and reading with the students at 8:15 am. You can find out more on our Eventbrite page.

If you are interested you can reach register on the Dearborn Leaders and Literacy Day Eventbrite page. Contact us if you have questions at events@cismichigan.org or by phone (517) 295-3503.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Julia Cawvey | Director of Network Development and Partnerships

Communities In Schools of Michigan 
721 N. Capitol Ave, Suite 1, Lansing, Michigan 48906
517.295.3503, julia@cismichigan.org


Saturday, March 7 | 9:00 am – 11:30 am
HFC Volunteer Day – Gleaners Community Food Bank

Gleaners Detroit Distribution Center
2131 Beaufait Street
Detroit, MI 48207

The March volunteer project will support Gleaners Community Food Bank at their Detroit Distribution Center on Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am.  Volunteers will assist in sorting food and packing food boxes to be delivered to local pantries.

Gleaners mission is to provide households with access to sufficient, nutritious food, and related resources. We accomplish this through collaboration, efficient operations, education, and innovative solutions to achieve a hunger-free community in southeast Michigan.

Prior registration is required. If you are interested in participating in this volunteer project please contact Mandy Earl at mlearl1@hfcc.edu or 313.317.1756.


The Dearborn Historical Museum’s Pioneer School Program is coming up soon, and we are still looking for volunteers to help us make this year a success!

Here are the program details: The Pioneer Program runs Mondays through Thursdays, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, March through May. Training is available for all new and returning volunteers! There is no minimum time requirement for volunteers. Even volunteering for one program helps us out! If you are a part of a group who would like to volunteer together, please contact the museum so we can schedule a date that works for everyone.

If you are interested in partnering with us for this program, or have any questions regarding the program, please contact the Dearborn Historical Museum at Museum@ci.dearborn.mi.us or (313) 565-3000!

Loren Harvey
Museum Assistant
Dearborn Historical Museum

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