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.

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

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    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.

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Fit your Schedule Volunteer at times that work for you.

71 opportunities total

  1. Farmers' Market Gleaner
    Heartside Gleaning Initiative

    Farmers' Market Gleaner

    3 hours on summer Saturday afternoons

    Meet at local farmers’ markets to gather excess produce, then redistribute the free produce to Heartside neighbors (and maybe even swap recipes!).

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  2. Food Club Greeter
    Community Food Club

    Food Club Greeter

    2-hour shifts; as you're available

    Welcome members to the Club, confirm their membership is current, and give them an update on their monthly points.

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  3. Foster Parent
    Samaritas

    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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  4. Front Desk Concierge
    Beacon Hill at Eastgate

    Front Desk Concierge

    2 hours/week during the day for 6+ months

    Welcome all guests to a retirement community and support residents by answering questions, making appointments, and more.

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  5. Game Leader
    Holland Home

    Game Leader

    Weekly, every other week, or monthly for 6+ months

    Facilitate an interactive group game for older adults at Holland Home's Raybrook Manor.

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  6. Girls' Assistant Empowerment Coach
    Girls on the Run of Kent and Muskegon Counties

    Girls' Assistant Empowerment Coach

    1.5 hours/week for 10 weeks

    Support a coach in serving as role models for middle school girls using an empowering, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

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  7. Girls' Empowerment Coach
    Girls on the Run of Kent and Muskegon Counties

    Girls' Empowerment Coach

    1.5 hours, twice weekly for 10 weeks

    Be a role model and mentor for middle school girls using a fun, empowering, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running in weekly practices.

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  8. Grief Support Group Facilitator
    Ele's Place

    Grief Support Group Facilitator

    5:30 - 9 p.m. weekly for at least one school year

    Facilitate a peer support group for children grieving the death of a family member or close friend.

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  9. Grief Support Volunteer
    Hospice of Michigan

    Grief Support Volunteer

    2-4 hours/month; flexible schedule

    Check-in on loved ones of the deceased with a phone call, a support offered by Hospice of Michigan for up to a year after the patient passes.

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  10. Guest House Concierge
    Mercy Health Saint Mary's

    Guest House Concierge

    Weekly 4-hour shifts (8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) on weekdays

    Serve as a friendly and helpful concierge, creating a hospitable and helpful “home away from home” for visitors to Mercy Health hospitals.

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