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Special Olympics Michigan - State Summer Games

Jun 1 - Jun 2
Student Activity Center

The State Summer Games is the largest Special Olympics Michigan event with 2,600 SOMI athletes along with an additional 3,400 coaches, volunteers, chaperones, family members and spectators attending each year.

Your help is needed to help the weekend be successful! While the volunteer link is currently closed, those interested in volunteering can show up the day of the event to volunteer. Volunteer check in will take place outside the Student Activity Center (SAC) at 7:30am both...

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Paint the Intersection!

Saturday, Jun 2, 10 am
Intersections of Broadway and Main Streets, and Broadway and University Streets

Join the Art Reach of Mid Michigan on Saturday, June 2nd from 10am-2pm to pain the intersections of Broadway and Main Streets, and Broadway and University Streets! This free event is great for all ages and is a great way to help beautify downtown Mt. Pleasant for the summer.  

 

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West Midland Family Center

May 24 - May 31
4011 W. Isabella Rd Shepherd, MI 48883

If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please contact Helen Roth at (989)832-3256 or by email at rothh@wmfc.org. For more information, please visit http://www.wmfc.org/get_involved/volunteering.html. 

Volunteers offer critical support that ensures the clothing room at the West Midland Family Center is well maintained. Volunteers sort and separate donated items, assist clients as they search for particular sizes and clothing types, help donors carry bulk items, clean...

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Lunch Buddies Mentor Applications for 2018-2019

May 24 - Dec 31
UC 106

Thank you for being interested in becoming a part of the Lunch Buddies Mentoring Program. 

This application is for the whole 2018-2019 academic year.

Link to the Application.

Mission Statement: To encourage youth to develop positive attitudes towards education, nutrition, and community so that they may grow into confident and principled citizens. 

Synopsis of Program: The Lunch Buddies Mentoring program was designed and created to mentor elementary schoolers...

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Mount Pleasant City Parks and Recreation - Mulch Spreading

Saturday, May 19, 9 am
Various Parks

Mt. Pleasant City Parks and Recreation invites you to join them on Saturday, March 19th to help spread mulch on the various playground locations throughout the city. 

The parks to be worked on are:

Chipp-A-Waters - 1403 W. High St.

Horizon - 1535 Sweeney St.

Island Park Timer Town and Slide Land - 331 N. Main St.

Mill Pond - 607 S. Adams St. 

Pickens - 309 W. Pickard St.

Sunnyside - 1511 Elm St. 

Yost Park - 206 S. Henry...

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Commission on Aging - Gold Key Volunteer

May 11 - Jun 30
2200 S. Lincoln Rd. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

If you are interested in more information about the Gold Key Volunteer Program and becoming a volunteer, you can contact the Program Coordinator, Anna McDonald, by e-mail at or by phone at 772-0748. A list of the volunteer opportunities can be found here.

The Gold Key Volunteer Program provides opportunities for individuals of all ages to volunteer their time and talents to assist Older Adults throughout Isabella County. Our Volunteers are a vital part of the Commission on Aging....

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Community Compassion Network

May 11 - Jun 30
1114 W HIGH ST MT. PLEASANT, MI 48858
If you are interested in this opportunity, please go to this site to fill out the volunteer application. If you have any questions, please call Community Compassion Network at 989-863-4449 or email them at ccn@ccnfeeds.org.

Volunteers with Community Compassion Network will be asked to submit a volunteer application and do civil rights training. The Volunteer Application can be filled out HERE. Link to Civil Rights Training can be found HERE and is linked below. Please print and read the...

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Chippewa River District Library

May 11 - Jun 30

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit this site to fill out the volunteer application. If you have any questions, please call the library at 989-773-3242, ext. 202

Have a talent or time to share? Want to give back, and make your community a better place? Volunteer at your library. Here are a few of the volunteer opportunities available:

Office Aides - Perform basic office tasks including copying, cutting,   shredding, filing and cleaning.

Outreach...

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Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum

May 10 - Jun 16
5093 E. Remus Rd. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

If you are interested in this opportunity, please fill out the volunteer application form. To look at a full list of their volunteer opportunities, you can view their calendar here. 

The Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum is always looking for volunteers to help with their events and other projects! If you have a passion for working with children, then this is the opportunity for you! Please contact the Mount Pleasant Discovery Museum if you have any questions. 

 

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HATS - Humane Animal Treatment Society

May 10 - Jun 16
1105 S. Isabella Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

If you are interested in this opportunity, please read through the volunteer handbook to learn about the many opportunities that HATS offers. If you have any questions, please call HATS at 989.775.0830. 

Interested in volunteering with the animals? Then look no further then the Humane Animal Treatment Society! Some different volunteer opportunities include at the shelter include a general session, becoming a running buddy, being a reading buddy, and more! Also, if you're looking to...

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Barryton Lilac Festival

Jun 1 - Jun 3
Barryton, Central Park, across from Barryton Elementary School 19701 30th Ave Barryton, MI 49305

The Barryton Lilac Festival is in need of volunteers to help with their annual festival. Volunteer responsibilities can include help with moving tables, help with traffic control, help with games, and activities, help with removing trash, help with pancake breakfast, help with chicken bbq, or more. Volunteers are especially needed to help with the pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 3 from 8am-11am.  

Volunteer for a couple hours or stay for the whole day! Whatever your schedule...

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Karner Blue Butterfly Volunteer

Monday, May 28, All Day

If you or someone you know is interested in participating in the 2018 field season, please contact Heather Keough 231-745-5831 or hkeough@fs.fed.us.  

The Baldwin/White Cloud Ranger District, located in western Lower Michigan, is looking for volunteers to assist with monitoring and management activities for the federally endangered Karner blue butterfly in 2018.  Volunteers are needed to help conduct surveys between mid-June and mid-August and to help plant native nectar species in...

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David Garcia Project Open Session (11/28)

Wednesday, Nov 28, 7 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

David Garcia Project Open Session (11/12)

Monday, Nov 12, 7 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

David Garcia Project Open Session (10/24)

Wednesday, Oct 24, 5 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

David Garcia Project Open Session (10/8)

Monday, Oct 8, 7 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

David Garcia Project Open Session (9/24)

Monday, Sep 24, 7 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

David Garcia Project Open Session (9/12)

Wednesday, Sep 12, 7 pm
UC Lakeshore Room 125

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a person could encounter if they had a disability. This program does not aim to make students feel...

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Limited spaces available

5th Annual Union Township Clean Up Day

Saturday, Jun 9, 7:15 am
CMU Lot 63

On Saturday, June 9th, Union Township will be hosting a clean up day! Come assist Union Township residents unload metals, recycling, and rubbish from their vehicles at the proper vendor locations. The Union Township Sustainability Citizens Task Force will be assisting as well.

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Loveberry at 989-772-4600

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Limited spaces available

Summer 2018 Oakland County Parks Volunteer Opportunities

Monday, May 28, All Day

Will you be living in the Oakland County area this summer? Are you looking for somewhere to volunteer? Then Oakland County Parks has the opportunity for you! They will be hosting a variety of events throughout the summer, and they need your help to make them a success! Follow this link for a list of all the dates and opportunities. 

For more information or to register to volunteer Contact Oakland County Parks Volunteer Services at volunteer@oakgov.com or (248) 975-9717.

 

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Trail Building Thursdays!

Thursday, May 31, 4:30 pm
Bundy Hill Preserve on W. River Rd. in Broomfield Township, Isabella County.

Join Chippewa Watershed Conservancy staff to help build a hiking trail to the tallest point in Isabella County! This weekly event will be a community-wide effort to create a sustainable stacked-loop trail system at our Bundy Hill Preserve, located about 20 minutes west of Mt. Pleasant. Directions can be found here: https://goo.gl/Yrv11m. or by searching for "Bundy Hill Preserve" on Google Maps. There is no physical address to the nature preserve.

Volunteers will use hand tools to...

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The Care Store

Apr 24 - May 31
1114 W High St. Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Kim McBryde by phone at (989) 773-3641 or by email at kim.mcbryde@mpcc.org to sign up!

The Care Store is looking for bright, energetic students that want to help make our Mt. Pleasant community a better place. They provide personal and household care items to individuals who have earner Care Bucks through local social service agencies. Volunteers are needed to help organize supplies, manage the inventory, and assist...

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Become a Michigan VISTA Member

Monday, May 28, 12 pm

Looking for a job after graduation? Then look no further then becoming a Michigan VISTA member through the Michigan Community Service Commission department at the State of Michigan! 

VISTA stands for Volunteers in Service To America. VISTA members work to solve community challenges through volunteerism and programming. Members serve for the duration of one year and can serve across the state of Michigan. Currently they have members placed in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and...

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David Garcia Project - EDL 516: Leadership for Social Justice Session

Wednesday, Apr 25, 5 pm
Grawn 102

Please note: this session is in collaboration with EDL 516: Leadership for Social Justice

The David Garcia Project is a disabilities awareness program that holds sessions which simulate what it would be like for one to have a physical, visual, auditory, learning or psychological disability. This program works to promote and advocate for people with disabilities by educating CMU students through activities and reflection. We use activities that try to demonstrate what difficulties a...

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