Local Volunteer Opportunities
Are you looking for local volunteer opportunities?
Below are listed local organizations that accept volunteers with contact information.
Contact: Lori White – volunteer coordinator 248-332-6101; Volunteer@baldwincenter.org
Clothes Closet – Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Soup Kitchen – Contact Susan Heacock at 248-853-5696 to volunteer the second Monday of each month 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4th Thursday (September – June) 5 – 7:30 p.m.
Summer Camp Program – Help needed until second week of August.
Leader Dogs for the Blind – Rochester
Contact: Holly Fine – Facilities Coordinator; (248) 218-6410
Leader Dogs for the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd. • Rochester Hills, MI 48307-3115
Volunteer Drivers – Seeking volunteers in Oakland county to be volunteer drivers for our visually impaired clients and their guide dogs.
Older Persons Commission in Rochester
Contact: Tara Kury volunteer coordinator 248-608-0270; Tara_kury@opcseniorcenter.org
Deliver Meals – Drivers needed daily
Volunteer to pack meals – Monday – Friday 9 a.m. for 1-1/2 hours
Deliver boxes to homebound – Focus Hope program third Wednesday of the month
Help with hosting and sign-in – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday lunch in OPC dining room
Proofreader newsletter – First Monday of the month
Check-in guests in the health/aquatics area
Rochester Area Neighborhood House
Contact: Sally Ingram – volunteer coordinator 248-651-5836 x15; ranh.org
Clothes Closet – Monday & Wednesday (1-4 p.m.); Friday (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
– sort donations, assist clients, flexible schedule, once a week or once a month
Food Pantry – Assist in purchasing food
Main Office – Greet clients and assist with intake process 3-4 hours a week Monday – Thursday
Food Intake – Assist clients with food intake process; Monday – Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Need patience, good communication skills.
Cass Community Services – Detroit
Contact: Rev. Sue Pethoud – contact person 313-883-2277 x. 203; Casscommunity.org
Tom Talbert, Beth Talbert, Rev. Erin Fitzgerald are contacts from St. Paul’s UMC
Food preparation – 1 or 2 times a year
Help make mud mats
Weed gardens, light maintenance
Must fill our application
Need youth over 10 and all others
Some for once a week, some once a month, some only for a day
Groups can apply for single project…like a clean – up or a house restoration
They have 6,000 volunteers a year!!!!