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Project: Huron Valley Humane Society Junior Volunteer program Category: SERVICE (Possibly ACTION) Location: Humane Society of Huron Valley 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. Ann Arbor, MI, 48105 (734) 662-5585 Hours: 12+ Additional Info: http://www.hshv.org/site/PageNavigator/education/kids.html#.U6Guw_ldXTd
Love animals? Registration for the Huron Valley Humane Society JV program training is currently unavailable for September/October, new dates will be announced near the end of September. Slots fill up super fast! Typically volunteers under 18 do not get to handle animals, but if you graduate from the HVHS JV program, you will be able to walk, play, and volunteer with all kinds of furry friends! Find out more at their website.
Organize and participate in a clean-up day at your favorite park. A good opportunity for your SELF-INITIATED PROJECT Many cities have this program, so if your favorite park isn't in Ann Arbor, just visit your city's website and see how you can help near home!
Project: Growing Hope Category: SERVICE/ACTION/CREATIVITY Location: Varies Hours: Varies Additional Info: Contact Julia Entwistle, volunteer coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org with interest in volunteering!
One-time or ongoing volunteer opps for individuals or groups, mostly in Ypsilanti. Work in youth, school, community gardens & greenhouses; educational programming for youth and adults. Assistance needed with Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers' Market (Tuesdays in May-Oct) and Winter Farmers' Market (Tuesdays Nov/Dec). Unpaid internships also available for high school or college students.
Check here for upcoming opportunities at Growing Hope: http://www.growinghope.net/get_involved/volunteer There are several upcoming opportunities! A very great place to volunteer very close to school!!
Project: Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Category: SERVICE/CREATIVITY Location: 220 E. Ann St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Hours: Varies Additional Info: http://www.aahom.org/support/volunteer
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a wonderful place to volunteer for any students interested in working with children. Monthly, the museum holds a volunteer orientation required for all new volunteers. First, visit the museums volunteer website and fill out the volunteer application! There are (almost) daily opportunities for students to volunteer.
Project: SOS Community Services Category: Services Location: 101 South Huron St. Ypsilanti, MI 48197 Hours: Varies Additional Info: http://www.soscs.org/get-involved/volunteer
SOS Community Services is a community-based non-profit organization that has the goals to end family homelessness. With many family services available through the organization there are many opportunities to help!
Project: Summit on the Park - Canton Category: Service/Action/Creativity Location: 46000 Summit Pkwy. Canton, MI 48188 Hours: Varies Additional Info: http://www.summitonthepark.org/
Looking for more opportunities? Check out the State of Michigan Community Service Commission website at http://www.volunteermichigan.org/ for a wide variety of activities around Michigan.
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