Image for spinner

VOLUNTEER GLBR

Looking to give back to your community through volunteering? You’ve come to the right place.

It’s simple. Volunteer GLBR connects volunteers with volunteer opportunities in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The opportunities are submitted by local nonprofit organizations and agencies, then vetted and posted by United Way of Midland County.

Search through our database below to view and sign up. Click here to LEARN MORE

Please wait... Image for spinner

We need you here!

Flood Survivor Meal Delivery

ONE HOUR VOLUNTEER JOB(there is a window of time to start this project which will determine when it's completed). Volunteers are needed to deliver hot meals to flood survivors living in a hotel. UWMC, the Long Term Disaster Recovery Group and Senior Services are working together to support this effort. A volunteer will pick up the meals from Senior Services, then deliver it to the Days Inn hotel lobby. Further details are available with Special Directons upon sign-up.

Midland, MI

3/23/21 11:15 AM + more

Flood Survivor Cleaning Assistance

Volunteers are needed for some general cleaning and debris removal for a senior citizen flood survivor. This project will assist the homeowner with getting floors installed. Tools and supplies will be provided. No skills necessary.

Sanford, MI

3/9/21 1:00 PM

Flood Survivor Painting Assistance

A couple of volunteers are needed to assist a flood survivor in Midland with some household painting. This painting includes a stairwell, so volunteers will need to be comfortable using a ladder. Supplies will be provided by the homeowner, however special tools are welcome.

Midland, MI

3/20/21 11:00 AM

Transportation Drivers

Transportation drivers are needed for the wheelchair accessible vans including maneuvering and strapping down wheelchairs. Drivers will use the Senior Services vehicles and generally volunteer one day a week Monday-Friday. Volunteers will drive older adults to doctor's appointments and for general errands. Subsequent background checks and driver's license checks are required as well as a 1-hour orientation/training. By Expressing Interest volunteers will be contacted to set up a ride along with an experienced driver to understand the process.

Midland, MI

Through 6/30/21

Local Disaster Volunteer - Midland County

We help people affected by disasters ranging from home fires to hurricanes by providing food, shelter, clothing, comfort and hope. Each year, volunteers respond to approx. 2,300 local disaster across the state of Michigan. Disaster Action Team Member (DAT): DAT Members work on a scheduled, on-call basis and respond to disasters in their local community/geographical area Responders are expected to answer emergency calls and respond while on-duty in a Red Cross vehicle Work with clients to begin the recovery casework process Day and overnight shifts are available 24/7 – 365 days a year. Length of shift will vary by geographic area. Training is provided.

Midland, MI

Through 6/30/21

Tutors Needed

The Legacy Center provides one-on-one tutoring to individuals from our community in Reading, Math, English as a Second Language, and Workforce Readiness Skills. Since the pandemic and schools closing early, some students are struggling with the current school year. Also, many people lost their jobs and may need new skills to find the right fit. Volunteers are asked to dedicate 2 hours per week to tutoring for approximately one year.

Virtual Volunteer Opportunity (Virtual)

Through 6/30/21

Meals On Wheels Drivers

Meals On Wheels drivers are needed for Senior Services throughout the county. Volunteers would be delivering meals right around lunchtime for the the Coleman Center in Coleman and Greendale Center in the West Midland Family Center. Volunteers use their own vehicles, mileage is reimbursed. Most drivers take one route a week(Monday-Friday) taking about 2 hours starting at 10:30 am or 11 am until about 12:30 pm or 1 pm. Regular drivers and substitute drivers are needed too. Due to the vulnerable population, Senior Services does not take court appointed community service volunteers. There is training, a background check and driver’s license check. By Expressing Interest volunteers will be contacted by Senior Services Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, Tina Podboy-Laughner to set up a route.

Through 6/30/21

Volunteer Drivers Needed

Cancer Services offers free transportation to cancer patients. There is a greater need for drivers from the Clare and Gladwin areas. Training and an orientation is provided and mileage reimbursement is offered. By becoming a volunteer with Cancer Services, you have the flexibility of creating your own schedule; one that fits you and your lifestyle. You also have the opportunity to give back to your community.

Through 6/30/21

Please wait... Image for spinner

Stay Connected

Stay up to date on important news and events with our United Way of Midland County monthly e-newsletter!