ServeGR connects you with meaningful volunteer opportunities in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

With ServeGR, you can:

  1. Search

    Search local volunteer opportunities matching your unique combination of strengths, passion, and availability.

  2. Discover

    Discover real "on the ground" information about current volunteer opportunities throughout the greater Grand Rapids area.

  3. Connect

    Connect with a real human who will help you find the perfect volunteer opportunity for you.

With ServeGR, you’re invited to play to your strengths, use your passions, and find the time to volunteer. We’ve all got something to offer, and sometimes it’s just a matter of knowing where to begin.

Filter to find opportunities that:

Play to your Strengths Use your unique combination of skills.

Not sure which strength to choose? Check out Discover your Strengths.

Use your Passion Connect with a cause you care about.

Fit your Schedule Volunteer at times that work for you.

71 opportunities total

  1. Adult Art Class Helper
    Artists Creating Together

    Adult Art Class Helper

    1-2 hours/week for 6-10 weeks

    Support professional teaching artists in classes for adults with disabilities, such as Art of Gardening, Creative Movement, Printmaking, and Drumming.

    Learn More
  2. Adult Literacy Tutor
    Literacy Center of West Michigan

    Adult Literacy Tutor

    2 hours/week for 6+ months

    Meet with an adult student at a mutually convenient location (like a library) to help her/him learn reading, writing, spelling, or ESL.

    Learn More
  3. After-School Reading Buddy
    Creative Youth Center

    After-School Reading Buddy

    3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Mon, Tues, or Wed (Sept. - May)

    Build a one-on-one relationship with a student, encouraging their reading in creative and consistent ways.

    Learn More
  4. Cabinet Shop Assembler
    Home Repair Services

    Cabinet Shop Assembler

    3-hour shift on a weekday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Assemble pre-manufactured cabinetry in an assembly-line fashion for local homeowners to purchase at a deep discount.

    Learn More
  5. Cancer Treatment Driver
    American Cancer Society

    Cancer Treatment Driver

    as you’re available

    Drive cancer patients to and from their treatment appointments.

    Learn More
  6. Carpenter Club
    Habitat for Humanity of Kent County

    Carpenter Club

    At least monthly for 12+ months

    Work on carpentry projects at Habitat for Humanity’s home builds at various sites.

    Learn More
  7. Cat Cafe Helper
    Happy Cat Cafe

    Cat Cafe Helper

    2-4 hours/week for 6+ months

    Use your people skills and love for animals to help cats find a happy home.

    Learn More
  8. Cat Shelter Helper
    Focus on Ferals

    Cat Shelter Helper

    2-4 hours/week

    Keep this no-kill shelter in tip-top shape by cleaning up the cats’ space and socializing the cats with people.

    Learn More
  9. Cat Tree Carpenter
    Focus on Ferals

    Cat Tree Carpenter

    as you're available

    Use your carpentry skills to create interactive perches and cat trees for the adoption center.

    Learn More
  10. Check-Out Clerk
    Community Food Club

    Check-Out Clerk

    2-hour shifts; as you're available

    Check-out club members with a simple computer system and help them bag their groceries while providing a friendly, hospitable experience.

    Learn More

Load More Opportunities