Volunteer and Scholarship Opportunities

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities in Canton
Meaningful volunteer work is a rewarding experience. Volunteering allows you to develop new skills and make new friends. Many organizations serve the Canton community and welcome volunteers to assist with their programs and activities. If you are looking for fun and fulfilling volunteer opportunities in the Canton community, please call 734/394-5191.

Volunteer opportunities include:


Ongoing Winter (January - February)
  • Butterfly Ball Daddy-Daughter Dance
Spring (March - May)
  • Home Expo
  • Easter Bunny Breakfast
  • Easter Eggstravaganza
  • Mom 2 Mom Sale
  • Farmers Market
  • Indoor Triathlon


Summer (June - September)
Fall (October - December)
Applications & Information
Volunteer Training
Canton Township volunteers are required to attend training a minimum of one time per year. The training provides volunteers with information about upcoming events, customer service, and emergency preparedness. All registered volunteers will be emailed of upcoming volunteer training dates.
Meals on Wheels and Pheasant Run Golf Club Volunteers
For positions requiring driving, volunteers must submit a Michigan Driving Record Check form, in addition to the Volunteer Application for Adults. Please complete sections 3 and 5.
Scholarship Opportunities
Canton residents who have lived in the Canton community for 2 or more years are eligible to apply for a Canton Leisure Services Scholarship that can be applied towards Leisure Services classes and programs. Recipients can receive up to $400 per family in a year and are required to provide 1 hour of community service for every $20 awarded. For additional information, please email Paula Kosbe.
Employment Opportunities
In addition to Volunteer positions, Canton Township has a variety of full-time, part-time and seasonal positions available. For more information on current employment opportunities, please visit the Human Resources page.