Local Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for local volunteer opportunities?

Below are listed local organizations that accept volunteers with contact information.

Baldwin Center – Pontiac


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 and Beth Talbert are contacts from St. Paul’s UMC

Food preparation – 1 or 2 times a year

Help make mud mats

Weed gardens, light maintenance

Adopt buildings

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!!!!