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.

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Current Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Indoor Volleyball League
  2. Mom to Mom Sale
  3. Easter Eggstravanganza
  4. Mother-Son Dance
  5. Canton Farmers Market
  7. CLS Volunteer Opportunities
  8. Meals on Wheels
  9. Other Community Service Opportunities 

Name of Event:  Indoor Volleyball League

Event Dates: Fridays, November 1, 2019 - March 29, 2020

  • November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • December 6, 13, 20, 27
  • January 3, 10, 24, 31
  • February 7, 14, 21, 28
  • March 6, 13, 20, 27

Brief Description of Event: Adult Volleyball League at the Summit on the Park

Type of tasks volunteers will be asked to do:

  • Scorekeeping – Volunteers will flip scores or use the scoreboard

Location:  Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton MI  48188

Attire/Special Instructions:  Volunteers do not need to commit to the full season. You can pick and choose which dates you would like to help. It is recommended that you commit to at four or more sessions.  Casual attire, athletic shoes are recommended. 

Contact Person:  Paula Kosbe
Phone:  734/394-5191
Email Address:  pkosbe@canton-mi.org
On-Site Contact Person:  Coralee Ott
On-Site Phone Number: 734/394-5460

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

When financial circumstances create a barrier to participation, Canton residents may be eligible to apply for a Canton Leisure Services Scholarship, which can be applied towards Leisure Services classes and programs. Recipients may receive up to $500 per individual in a calendar year.

Please note that children currently in foster care and residing in Canton are also eligible for up to $500 in financial support in a calendar year. Formal documentation will need to be provided.

 For additional information, please email the Volunteer Coordinator.

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.