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Welcome to the Volunteer Center! We're here to help you do what you love. For others!

Getting Started

Interested in volunteering, but not sure where to start? Check out the largest local listing of volunteer needs here. You can browse the full list or use the filters to find your perfect fit by:

Youth Volunteering

Volunteering as a middle or high school student is a great way to gain valuable job experience & references, explore different careers, stand out on college and scholarship applications, expose you to new people and experiences, and most importantly, help others! Filter the full list of opportunities by your age and sign-up today! 

If you are a rock star youth volunteer already, consider applying for our Varsity Letter program! High school students in Washtenaw County can earn a varsity letter for volunteer service, just like athletes and music students.

Family Volunteering

Family volunteering is quickly becoming a favorite activity for families who want to give back while spending time together. Here are some good guidelines and suggestions for volunteering as a family:

Group Volunteering

In-Kind Donation Needs
Browse the listing of in-kind donation needs to find out what local agencies need most. From school supplies to baby items to garden tools, you or your group can help by holding a donation drive, donating things you may already have on hand or picking up some needed items to donate the next time you're shopping. 

One-Time Needs and Community Events
Check out our Needs & Events calendar to see upcoming one-time volunteer needs and special nonprofit events to attend! (Volunteer needs on the calendar will be denoted with a "hand" icon, while general nonprofit community events will be denoted with a "calendar" icon.) 

Agency Sign-Up
Listing on the Volunteer Center website is free to all nonprofit agencies. To regsiter your agency, first check out our FAQ's and then click here to get started.

If you have questions or need help finding what you're looking for, contact us!


Thank you to our generous sponsors of the Volunteer Center: Bank of Ann ArborWashtenaw County Office of Economic and Community Development and the Buhr Family Foundation.