If you are looking to volunteer as an individual, whether for a long term or one-time opportunity, a great place to start is Volunteer Kalamazoo. To start looking for the right volunteering opportunity, follow this link and click on the “get involved” button on the upper right hand corner.
If you are looking to find a volunteer opportunity for a RSO or any student group, contact Jesus Romero directly and he will assist you with finding a good match.
Check out the WMU Office of
Service-Learning. They can assist you with identifying service-learning courses, finding or
developing service-learning opportunities, and coaching for service-related leadership. The office
also offers support for collaborations among students, faculty, and community partners, as well as providing
reflection to help you frame your experiences.
When: Friday, May 29, 2015
Where: Spring Valley Elementary School
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Volunteer Project: Join Spring Valley Elementary School as they introduce 4th and 5th graders to colleges in Kalamazoo. Volunteers are needed to assist with informational booth stations and help lead panel discussions about life as a college student.
For more information, please contact Carly Denny at email@example.com or 269-337-0750.
When: May 23, 2015
Where: Spring Valley Park
Time: 8:15-11:30 a.m.
Volunteer Project: Volunteers are needed to help staff the aid/water stations and food spread for the Kalamazoo 5K. Please contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269-978-2437 for any questions or to register to volunteer.
Volunteer Project: The Air Zoo is looking for volunteers to fill several positions including greeters, docents, and demo volunteers. No experience necessary and training will be provided for each volunteer position.
For more information, please contact Tamra Stafford at email@example.com or 269-350-2815
Where: Bronson Methodist Hospital
Volunteer Project: Flexible hours (minimum of 3-4 hours per week) Hands-on experience to learn the principles of preventing infections and hospital acquired infections.
Apply by sending your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (269) 341-7223