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There are thousands of opportunities to volunteer every day. Choose a cause that you’re passionate about, find an opportunity that matches your skills, interest and schedule. Be a great volunteer! The links listed below will direct you to volunteer opportunities within the Northville area and organizations serving Northville.
Detroit Resource Center
Southeastern Michigan Chapter
To donate blood:
Areas of volunteer service include:
40500 Ann Arbor Rd. E., Suite 102,
Opportunities include assisting patients in The Arbor Hospice Residence, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, or patients' home environments. In addition to direct patient care, a wide array of volunteer opportunities are available, including office assistance, fundraising, public speaking, crafting, grief support and much more.
Touch a Life…Forever
To volunteer or for further information, please call (734) 656-0031, or send an email.
42951 Seven Mile
Civic Concern is in desperate need of food donations. At the top of their wish list is cereal, canned fruit, laundry soap and canned meats like tuna or chicken. They are also in need of everything from paper products and cleaning supplies to canned food and gift cards.
Civic Concern is an all-volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to help those in need with food. Civic Concern services approximately 50 families from the City of Northville, Northville Township, and Novi as well as Focus Hope recipients. Primarily funded by the contributions of Northville community residents, we are asking for your help to replenish their shelves.
For your convenience donations will be accepted at Northville City Hall through the holiday season. You may also drop off your donations at Civic Concern located at 42951 Seven Mile in the Highland Lakes Shopping Plaza. For more information please contact Northville Civic Concern at 248-344-1033.
The organization is also searching for families, businesses or community groups who would be willing to adopt a family, senior citizen, or adult this Christmas.
Due to the 501(c)3 status of Civic Concern, all contributions are tax deductible.
If you love being outdoors, we’ve got opportunities for you. The Friends of Maybury is an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization. We are a small, but enthusiastic group. And, we pride ourselves in helping to conduct park events which visitors enjoy, and working to complete small projects:
The Northville Arts Commission and Art House is staffed completely by volunteers. With the excitement and success of the Art House our programs and activities are expanding and, consequently, our need for volunteers is also expanding. If you would like to be a pART of the group, please complete the Volunteer Recruitment form and return as indicated.
Please volunteer to coach. It is a great opportunity to work with our young players and support our program. Training for coaches is provided free of charge. Click here for more information on coaching.
Contact: Annamarie Cusmano
The Northville Beautification Commission is looking for women and men interested in making a visible difference in the city. Join this "Garden Glove Group" which meets monthly April-November. Volunteers will help plan, plant & primp.
18600 Northville Road, Suite 275
The Northville Community Foundation has numerous volunteer opportunities for the many events we host for the Northville community.
Independence Day Parade
Volunteer Opportunities at Mill Race Village include:
For information on volunteer opportunities, please click on the link above.
Northville Parks & Recreation
Northville Soccer Association (NSA) is a parent-supported, volunteer organization. Our volunteers are one of the reasons soccer is growing. NSA strives to offer the highest quality soccer in Michigan. For addition information, click on the NSA link above, or call (248) 982-4045.
W. Main St. (Northville Community Center)
An hour a week – a lifetime of change.
Become a mentor. It only takes an hour a week to be that one person who can change everything for a child.
The reward? Knowing you’ve helped a young person live up to his or her potential. More than 96% of mentors say they’d recommend becoming a mentor to a friend.
Northville Youth Assistance is looking for adults who can remember what it was like to have someone like this when they were a child, or what it was like to wish they did.
Volunteer mentors participate in a ten-hour training program, which takes place one evening a week for five weeks. Then they are matched with a Northville child between the ages of five and 16 and asked to spend an hour or so a week with the child, becoming a trusted friend and having fun together.
Northville Youth Assistance is a shared service between the City of Northville and Northville Township, with support of the Northville Public Schools. The purpose of this community-funded program is to improve the lives of Northville’s youth and their families through advocacy and program development. The program provides a variety of programs that center around building resiliency skills in the community’s youth to help prepare them for the challenges that face them. In addition to mentoring, NYA provides free counseling for youth and families in the Northville community, tutoring for elementary school children, homework help for middle school children, community service in lieu of suspension for middle school and high school students, youth empowerment classes and speakers on parenting issues. A separate component offers first time youthful offenders counseling, educational groups and community service as a diversion from the court system.
P.O. Box 51924
361 E. Cady Street
The Tipping Point Theatre is a popular destination in Northville for theatre-goers to come out to see a show, enjoy a meal and shop in our beautiful downtown area. We produce classic plays, musicals and bring the best of current off-Broadway productions to our professional little theatre. We are proud to have entertained over 48,000 people in this very short time and pride ourselves on producing high-quality, accessible and affordable theater for the communities of Novi as well as the Metro Detroit area.
The theatre itself is small and quaint; seating about 100 patrons and it is very warm and welcoming. Every time you see a play here, you will feel like you’re part of the show---a connection is made between the cast and the audience.
Volunteer opportunities include:
Contact: TPT Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-347-0003
Serving Macomb, Wayne and Oakland Counties
There are a lot of reasons to become a Wayne County 4-H volunteer! A program of Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, Michigan 4-H is the largest youth development organization in the state, with more than 200,000 youth participating in countless ways. From veterinary science to performing arts, science and technology to youth entrepreneurship, and communications to outdoor and environmental education, today’s 4-H programs are so much more than farm animals—although we have those too!
At the core of 4-H, and critical to the success of its youth, are volunteers who give their time and talents to 4-H’ers. These volunteers serve in a number of capacities: some choose to help at camp, teach a workshop or lead a club, while others chaperone an event, lend their professional skills or help at the fair. As they provide hands-on guidance and real-world experience, these volunteers also offer young people another crucially important element: a healthy adult role model who helps to build their confidence and ignite their dreams for the future.
Visit the YMCA website for location information. Volunteer opportunities include greeters at the door; office opportunities (copies, computer inputting, phone calls, etc); volunteer coaching positions (these jobs are seasonal and last 8 weeks). Sports include basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball & Girls on the run); Child Mentor (mentor and supervise children ages 6 and up). Volunteers are middle school age up thru retirees.
If your group or organization is in need of volunteers, and you would like to be added to our list please contact Michelle Nabozny.