Detroit Public Schools is hosting several S.T.E.A.My (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) family-friendly events in February and March. Volunteers are needed to assist with family registration and check-in.
In partnership with Accounting Aid Society and the City of Detroit, United Way for Southeastern Michigan is recruiting individuals to become volunteer tax preparers through the Mayor's Earned Income Tax Credit Initiative. Volunteers will review the intake sheet with their clients, prepare the client's tax return, obtain necessary signatures and review the client letter and tax documents with the client. Volunteers must complete 24 hours of service between the months of January and April. Click "Learn More" for sign-up instructions.
Kitchen volunteer duties include, but are not limited to, preparing, plating and delivering food to classrooms, putting away stock, kitchen maintenance and cleaning, updating the food charts. Hairnets and aprons will be supplied. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. (flexible scheduling).
Volunteers in the classroom provide a positive and friendly environment that inspires children to love learning. This may include helping with arts and crafts, organizing the classroom supplies, music activities, playground supervision, assisting in clean-up activities, reading a book to the classroom, or assisting in mealtime (each class has a snack and meal served family style).
Volunteers are needed to assist in the assembly of Energy Kits and Financial Kits, populate sign-in sheets from client list, complete certifications of completion, help with data input and miscellaneous admin duties as needed.
Volunteers are needed to provide support to the site and IRS tax law certified volunteer preparers by screening all taxpayers to ensure they have all necessary information and documents required to complete a tax return.
Volunteers will have the opportunity to mingle with some of our seniors who pick up their boxes or replenish the floor by cutting the stock to distribute to the senior in the small replenishment warehouse.
Fair Food Network's Double Up Food Bucks program helps SNAP benefit users bring home more fruits and vegetables while supporting local farmers. Your volunteer role is essential in spreading the word about the program.