The Volunteer Center is your connection to volunteer opportunities across the Mid-Michigan area! To receive more information about our programs and how to get involved, please fill out our Volunteer Interest Form!​

List of Programs

ACR Tutors

Adopt-A-Grandparent

A co-mentoring program that seeks to foster positive, meaningful relationships with local seniors and elders. 

Alternative Breaks

An immersive service experience focused on a variety of social justice issues in communities across the country. 

America Counts and Reads

A paid tutoring program that assists and encourages increased reading and math skills in local elementary children. 

David Garcia​ Project​​

A program that educates CMU students about disabilities through simulations and reflection. 

Lunch Buddies

A mentoring program which teaches elementary students about healthy choices and active lifestyles. 

Safer Sex Patrol

An educational program that aims to educate CMU students about sexual health and risks of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Service Ambassadors

A series of one day service projects, every Friday during the academic year, where students volunteer with a local non-profit. Transportation and a t-shirt are provided. 

Student Food Pantry

A resource working to alleviate some of the challenges and hardships of food insecurity on CMU's campus. The food pantry will offer supplemental food to any currently enrolled student experiencing food insecurity.

Volunteer Center Events

The Volunteer Center hosts a variety of events and on-campus service projects throughout the year including: Issue Day (free social justice conference), Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Be My Neighbor Day, and the Foster Care Fleece Blanket Project. 

Volunteers Are Central

Every month, the Volunteer Center recognizes 2-5 extraordinary volunteers on CMU's campus. Click the link above to nominate someone.


If you have questions not addressed on this page, please contact the Volunteer Center at 989.774.7685 or via email at volunteer.center@cmich.edu. The Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center offers information regarding service and community events as a public service and does not take responsibility for any risk or safety issue that may arise due to participation in said events. 

 

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