ServeGR connects you with meaningful volunteer opportunities.

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. We’ve all got something to offer, and sometimes it’s just a matter of knowing where to begin.

Let’s get more specific:

Play to my Strengths Administrative

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

Use my Passion I have a cause I really care about.

Find the Time Let’s start by looking at my availability.

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  1. Community Journalist
    The Rapidian

    Community Journalist

    one article per month

    Pitch and write local stories to be published for The Rapidian, a hyperlocal online news source. Writers of all backgrounds and experience levels welcome.

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  2. Court-Appointed Child Advocate
    CASA of Kent County

    Court-Appointed Child Advocate

    10-20 hours/month for about 18 months

    Walk with a child through the foster care system by being their voice in court and an advocate they can count on.

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  3. Disaster Action Team
    American Red Cross

    Disaster Action Team

    On-call shifts 7 days/month

    Meet with people in the immediate aftermath of a disaster (like a house fire) to connect them with Red Cross’s services.

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  4. Foster Parent

    Foster Parent

    24/7 for 15 months, on average

    Be a 24-hour caregiver, providing food, shelter, clothing, and emotional support for a child who has been removed from her/his home due to neglect or abuse.

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  5. Healing Meals Food Packager
    Revive and Thrive Project

    Healing Meals Food Packager

    Weekly on Wednesdays from 3:30-6:15 p.m.

    Heat-seal and organize meals in a kitchen for volunteers to home-deliver to people experiencing a health crisis.

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  6. KIDZ Have Rights Assistant
    Children's Assessment Center

    KIDZ Have Rights Assistant

    1-2 hours/week during the school year

    Prepare supplies and presentation materials for educators to use in a body safety program geared toward elementary students in Kent County schools.

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  7. Nurse
    Exalta Health


    Half- or full-day shift at least twice per month

    Prepare patients by taking their history and vitals, making them feel comfortable, and assessing if they’ll need an interpreter for meeting with the doctor.

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  8. Refugee "Green Card Clinic" Helper
    Justice for Our Neighbors

    Refugee "Green Card Clinic" Helper

    3-5 hours on a couple of Saturdays per year​

    Assist refugees adjusting their immigration status at “green card clinics” by checking in guests, running and copying documents, and preparing paperwork alongside an attorney.

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  9. Resource Educator for New Moms

    Resource Educator for New Moms

    1-2 visits/week for 1-3 months

    Help postpartum families identify and build their support network and connect to community resources during one or two home visits.

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