Where Can You Volunteer?

Where Can I Volunteer?  

Martin Luther King Elementary: 

Classroom Literacy Support Volunteer: 

Encourage the development of a lifelong love of reading! Provide library instruction to elementary classes. Read a story a loud, help children choose a book to check out, and teach library etiquette!

Library Support Volunteer/Mentor:

Encourage the development of a lifelong love of reading! Provide library instruction to 2-6th grade elementary classes. Read a story a loud, helpd choose a book to check out, and teach library etiquette! 


Edgewood Elementary: 

Classroom Literacy Support Volunteer: 

Help improve academic success in the classroom by assisting a teacher during reading block. Show kids that there are caring adults in the community who love reading and want to be successful in school! 

Library Support Volunteer/Mentor:

Encourage the development of a lifelong love of reading! Provide library instruction to K-1st grade elementary classes. Read a story a loud, help children choose a book to check out, and teach library ettiquettete!

Literacy & STEM Mentor:

Project Focus Mentor:

Assist students who participate in the after school enrichment program. 

Kids Food Basket:

Food Program Volunteer:

You can help attack childhood hunger! Sorting, packing and delivering over 600 sack suppers to children in Muskgon County takes the love and support of volunteers like you. 

Muskegon County Food Trucks: 

Food Truck Worker:

Mobile food pantries help hundreds of families and individuals in our community every week. Help provide this critical supplemental access to food! Help clients, load and sort food at distribution trucks. Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift items required. 

First Congretional Church - Saturday Breakfast:

Dinning Room Server:

 Every Saturday from 9:00AM-10:30AM a free community breakfast is held and everyone is welcome! This event needs volunteers to serve in the dinning room, pour beverages, help in the kitchen, and assist with the children's program. 

Salvation Army: 

Food Pantry Support: 

Ensure food pantry clients feel welcome and informed! Ensure pantry clients complete necessary forms and sing in sheet. Greet walk-in clients, direct them appropriately, and provide accurate information to people calling on the phone in need of services. Help cleints 'shop' in the food pantry. Assist clients with selection and bagging, as well as the stocking of pantry shelves. 

Mercy Health Muskegon:

Patient-Family Resource Center Volunteer: 

Make a difference assisting patients, there families and caregivers with accessing and obtaining credible health information in a variety of formats through resource centers located at the Johnsons Cancer Center and Comprehensive Breast Center. 

Health Office Support Worker: 

Assist medical staff by providing office support, patient support and family support though a variety of activities throughout the hospital. Locations may include the entrance desk, gift shop, or cafe. 

Life Circles: 

Healthy Activity Worker: 

Be a part of providing one-on-one and group support to clients at Tanglewood Park! Help achieve the goal of increased healthy living and decreased social isolation for seniors during clinically-supervised activities in a friendly environment. 


Senior Resources:

 Medicaid/Medicare Assistance Program Volunteer: 

Become a trained Volunteer Counselor and help seniors answer questions on health care benefits including: Medicare part A & B, Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), Medicare supplemental insurance, applying for Medicare or a medicare Savings program, exploring options for long term care insurance, Medicare Advantage options, helping to report Medicare or Medicaid fraud and abuse, and other issues of importance to people in Medicare, their families and caregivers. 

Age Well Services: 

Nutritional Access Volunteer: 

Ensure that all seniors in Musekgon County have access to nutrition by supporting AtWell programs including Meals on Wheels, the Tangerwood Cafe and congregate meal sites. 

Exercise and Activity Worker: 

Do you have enthusiasm, a passion for art, dance or exercise? Are you interested in working with older adults? Become the instructor of an educational or exercise class. 

Home Delivery Meals Driver: 

Deliver meals to seniors throughout Muskegon County and provide a friendly smile to brighten their day.

Cafe Volunteer: 

Provide friendly, patient and timely assistance to Cafe guests. Utilize your customer service skills to keep Cafe area clean, stocked and organized. 

American Red Cross: 

Blood Services Support Worker:

Provide support and community outreach to the community by volunteering as a greeter/receptionist, Blood services volunteer, support cancer patients and survivors, or maintain items used in community health training. 

Frauenthal Center for Performing Arts: 

Event Support: 

Do you have great customer service skills? Do you love theater and the performing arts? Help provide support to enhance and expand the historic Fraunthal Theater by greeting, ushering patrons, and taking tickets. 

USS LST 393 Museum: 

Support Volunteer: 

The historic warship, now a Veteran's museum, was at Normandy on June 6, 1944. Help preserve the ship for future generations and expand the current educational programming and displays. We need help with welcoming patrons, painting, cleaning, updating plumbing and electrical, and with general carpentry. You rewards are immediate as you help us bring LST 393 shipshape back to her WWII configuration. 
(Seasonal Volunteer Opportunity: Spring/Summer/Fall)


Muskegon Heritage Museum: 

Support Volunteer: 

Do you love Muskegon? Then the Muskegon heritage Museum is the place for you! Volunteer as an admission/ticket taker or tour guide in the museum dedicated to SHOW the economic and industrial history of our community. Featured items include: Corliss Valve Steam engine build 1893 with a 10 foot diameter flywheel that weighs 6 tons, a print shop, Continental Motors Display, Sappy paper making process display, Charles Hackly office furniture, and an original operating pin setter from Brunswick! 
(Seasonal Volunteer Opportunity: Spring/Summer/Fall)

USS Silversides Submarine and Museum: 

Support Volunteer: 

The USS SILVERSIDE has been painstakingly maintained in its World War II configuration and its considered the U.S. Navy's most successful surviving World War II submarine. Support the submarine and the museum that features military displays and a variety of lecture series. Support the Silversides Landing Gift Shop by helping as Sales Associate/Running Cash Register, Admissions, Stocking Shelves, or become an Administration volunteer helping with Data entry (Word/Excel), Answering Phones, Sales/Marketing. Not to mention many other volunteer choices. 

Milwaukee Clipper:

Support Volunteer: 

Support the restoration and preservation of the S.S. Milwaukee Clipper - A National Historic Landmark! The ship carried untold thousands of passengers and automobiles between Musekgon and Milwaukee, WI. From 1941 - 1970. Join a family of volunteers committed to the promotion and preservation of this unique Muskegon treasure! Volunteer to support fundraising, publicity, working on the newsletter, maintenance, museum/gift shop assistance, restoration work, security at the Clipper dock site, and archiving. 
(Seasonal Volunteer Opportunity: Spring/Summer/Fall)