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Bulldog Beginnings Campus Clean Up Project

Sign Up by selecting the "Form" BB Campus Beautification Project in OrgSync or clicking this link !

Flower beds (weeding and clear litter)

(4-6) Corner of Ferris Drive and Perry Street (across from Tractor Supply) 9am – 10am

(4-6) Robin Court 10am – 11am

Clear Litter

(10-12) Ferris Ropes Course – 10199 205th Ave, Big Rapids, MI (will need your own transportation) 11am – 1pm

(8-10) East Campus Suites Noon...


SafeRide Date Request 2016-2017

SafeRide Date Request

SafeRide runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday while school is in session.  Please note which dates you can volunteer. You will receive an approval or a denial with specific details. 

Requests will be denied if: RSO/s are already signed up, volunteers exceed 5 per night, and/or if your agreement form isn't signed.

Agreement can be signed electronically through OrgSync, and will only need to be signed once for the entire...

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Dump + Run

The Immanuel Lutheran Church is hosting the annual Dump + Run May 2nd - 6th (finals week) and they need volunteers! There are boxes of donated cleaning supplies, non-perishable food, clothes and shoes, and hygiene products located in each resident hall lobby. These items need to be loaded on trucks provided by the church and unloaded at the church.

Volunteers should report to the Immanuel Lutheran Church (726 Fuller Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307) at 9 am from there everyone will be...


50 Volunteers needed to help with home Bulldog Track Invitational on April 2nd (Athletics)

Ferris State Track Team needs 50 Volunteers on April 2nd to assist with the Bulldog Invitational! They also need 150 to 200 volunteers for the GLIAC Championship hosted at home on May 5 & 6. If you are available or have any questions please contact Briana Raasio at or 906-370-6570.


Ferris Volunteer Center - Community Partner Survey

The Volunteer Center at Ferris State University asks that you kindly take a few minutes to fill out this short survey and submit by April 1, 2016.  The results will be used to help us identify the number of volunteers from Ferris that are assisting your organization, in what capacity, and how our students can further assist in the next academic year.  We also ask that you nominate one outstanding Ferris student volunteer for us to recognize at our upcoming Torchbearer...

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March is the Month of Caring!

March 14th-31st:

Donations accepted at the CLACS office in University Center Suite 121 for diapers (sizes 0-5) and wipes. Supporting the Salvation Army’s Baby Pantry.

March 15th:

11am – 2pm in the CLACS office, University Center Suite 121 Help tie fleece blankets for the homeless in the Big Rapids community.  Blankets will be donated to Our Brother’s Keeper.

Be sure to check for updates here in the Volunteer Center portal of OrgSync!


Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake

Big Brothers Big Sisters signature fundraiser: Bowl for Kids Sake. For this annual event gather a team of friends, register your team, gather donations and come have fun! This is will be a great day with lots of fun!

Event Location: The Gate

Date/Time: 3/26/2016 11 am - 5 pm

Contact Information: 231-872-0360 (Office) or Erik Little 231-250-5609

Fees/Admission: $50 per player/$200 team  


Michigan Blood Drive!

Help save a life during the Michigan Blood drive on Wednesday, March 23! Located in the Classroom (3rd Floor) in Big Rapids Hospital, this event helps collect needed blood to be used at our hospital and others throughout Michigan. Register online at or call 866.642.5663. Walk-ins are welcome.

Event Location:

Spectrum Health Big Rapids Hospital Classroom (3rd Floor)

605 Oak Street Big Rapids, MI 49307


Jimmiaya I.L. Dixon commented on the news post Our Brothers Keeper Shelter

Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge: Become a Donor!

Jan 20 - Feb 24

Want to help save lives? Become an organ donor by signing up at this link:

Ferris State University –

Ferris is apart of a Michigan campus challenge to see if we can get the most students and staff to sign up to become organ donors. Help Ferris showcase our service spirit!

Will you be attending?

Our Brothers Keeper Shelter

 Volunteers are greatly needed to help at Our Brothers Keeper Shelter! Volunteers will be responsible for guest check in and check out. Light cleaning and facilities inspection. General computer use and data entry skills needed. Phone answering, message taking and accurate logging required. Fluency in English with solid written communication skills needed & must be able to interact with guests. Must be able to pass Criminal Background Check. Additional skills helpful but not required:...



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You must complete a one day training session to do participate in this opportunity and they are really in need of volunteers so show that you care for the March Month of Caring!

SafeRide Date Request 2015-2016

SafeRide Date Request

SafeRide runs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday while school is in session.  Please note which dates you can volunteer. You will receive an approval or a denial with specific details. 

Requests will be denied if: RSO/s are already signed up, volunteers exceed 5 per night, and/or if your agreement form isn't signed.

Agreement can be signed electronically through OrgSync, and will only need to be signed once for the entire...

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Cran-Hill Ranch Needs Volunteers

Cran-Hill Ranch needs volunteers for the Winterfest Community Day. Winterfest is a free day for members in our community to come out to Cran-Hill for the day and enjoy many winter activities. 

Some volunteering opportunities can include parking crew, ski hut, ice wall, kitchen/dining room, tubing hill supervision, pony rides, and much more. They need about 100 volunteers to help them out on 1-10-16 at 12:30pm.


For more information please contact Becky Velthouse at...



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Are there still spots open for volunteers?

City of Big Rapids Needs Volunteers

Daddy Daughter Dance, held on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the Big Rapids Middle School Gym from 5:00pm-9:30pm. The dance is from 7:00pm - 9:00pm. Set up and tear down is needed. Set up begins at 5:00pm and after tear down, event will be complete at 9:30pm. Volunteers will help decorate, put chairs up, prepare art and crafts tables and during event coordinate a craft station with the fathers and daughters. Volunteers should be dressed appropriately as this event is for mostly younger girls with...


Mecosta County Commission on Aging and Senior Center

Mecosta County Commission is looking for volunteers to help in their kitchen, preparing meals for homebound seniors, packing food to and for food served in our dining area. Also needs help with cutting and preparing food, serving the food, running the dishwasher, and cleaning up. You can volunteer once a week or more if you prefer. Hours would be from 8.00 am till 1:00 pm. 

They do require background checks on all volunteers. Skills required someone that wants to make a difference...


Salvation Army Kettle Drive, Bell Ringers Needed - Community Volunteer

The Salvation Army of Big Rapids is seeking volunteer bell-ringers for their Red Kettle Campaign. Bell-ringing is a fun and rewarding volunteer opportunity. Students can choose a location in Big Rapids to ring by themselves or with a friend. Student Organizations are encouraged to ring too! Ringing is easy to do and it makes a BIG difference in the community. The money raised by ringing helps the Salvation Army provide heat, electric, and rent assistance to people here in the community....


St. Mary/St. Paul Parish Council of Catholic Women

They need 3 to 4 volunteers to set up tables for Parish Council of Catholic Women Christmas Bazaar on 12/3/15 at 11:00 AM. Volunteers need to be able to lift large, heavy tables (strong back and arms). 

For more information please contact Laura Steffens at 231-972-1106 or


St. Mary's Catholic Church Needs Volunteers

St. Mary's Catholic Church, Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) needs about 6 volunteers on 12/5/15 from 10:00am - 3:00pm to wash dishes, run dishwasher, help in kitchen, serve and clean up for PCCW Christmas Bazaar luncheon.

If you are interested please contact Laura Steffens at 231-972-1106 or


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United Way Needs Volunteers

United Way is looking for 5-10 volunteers on November 21, 2015 at 8:00AM to help with registration for 5K, running food table, general first aid, and running aid station during race. They need at least 4 CPR certified volunteers. The other volunteers do not need to be certified. Need cell phone during race for easy contact with certified volunteers.

For more information please contact Devin Hodgson at 517-851-2202 or



Devin M Hodgson

Thank you everyone for your interest! I have more than enough volunteers at this time.

Goodwill Volunteering

Volunteers will be needed for mock interview facilitators to conduct and critique practice interviews with participants. Each mock interview facilitator is given a sheet of interview questions to deliver to the participant and to take detailed notes on. The mock interview facilitator will analyze and take notes on the participant’s physicality, verbal delivery, and content. Once the interview is complete, the mock interview facilitator will provide constructive feedback and steps towards...


Angels of Action Needs Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for Angel Ride that is coming up on September 26th. There are multiple opportunities for students to get involved.

Friday night the 25th we need help setting up in North End park starting at 5 pm. We would also need help on Saturday the 26th with clean up starting at 5 pm in the park. 

There are opportunities throughout the day on Saturday to work in the park. These would be working the food tent, cheering on riders as they come in, and various other...


United Way Fundraiser Needs Volunteers

Volunteers are needed on September 24th, 2015 to do random jobs from 3pm to 7pm in the North Quad. Volunteers can expect anything from moving tables and chairs to running their own game.

For more information please contact Brandon Smith at or 989-443-3034.


College of Pharmacy needs volunteers

This is a program for the students of Ferris State University College of Pharmacy. We are looking for volunteers to meet with a team of pharmacy students over the course of the academic year. These meetings will provide an opportunity for pharmacy students to learn firsthand from you about things that really matter. You will be able to share with the students what it is like for you to live with a chronic or long term disease.

As a health mentor in this program, you can:  • Develop...

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