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Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities to get involved in the greater Kalamazoo area.

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.

Interested in service learning?

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.

Current Opportunities

Girls on the Run

When: March 9, 2015 - May 4, 2015
Volunteer Project: Girls on the Run is looking for coaches. Coaches must be at least 18 years old and are provided with training, CPR/First Aid certification, a comprehensive, well-researched curriculum, and teaching materials. The program begins March 9, 2015 and runs for 10 weeks with a 5K celebration event on May 30, 2015.

For more information please contact Julie Bos at Julie.bos@girlsontherun.org or (269) 621-3143 ext. 371.


After School Program

When: Monday - Friday
Where: Salvation Army
Volunteer Project: The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist with their After School Program that tutors students in kindergarten to 6th grade.

For more information please contact Iesha at Iesha_Patterson@usc.salvationarmy.org or (269) 743-0831.