Large Group Volunteer Opportunities

Large groups that partner with CAN come in many shapes and sizes with a large range of interests and abilities. 

 

Some examples of ways large groups have partnered with CAN in the past include:
 

  • Working with CAN families to prepare community gardens for winter or spring and/or general landscaping around the community centers

  • Deep cleaning CAN community centers 

  • Painting community center walls (touch-ups or repainting entire rooms)

  • Community clean-up days/trash pick-up events

  • Collecting food for CAN's emergency food pantries

  • Collecting new school supplies for CAN students (to be passed out at the end of August Back-to-School BBQs)

  • Host an enrichment activity during summer or after-school programs (former activities have included educational meals/snacks, holiday parties, informational activities regarding safe use of over-the-counter medication, etc.)

  • Assisting with renovation or center updates (including furniture assembling or dissembling, which requires some mechanical/tool know-how)

  • Making and serving food at community center potlucks or through CAN's Make a Meal program

 

Our ability to host your group will depend on what type of opportunity the group is seeking,
how big the group is, and when the group is available. 

CAN Mission Statement

 

Community Action Network partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves, and improve the communities in which they live.

Community Action Network | P.O. Box 130076, Ann Arbor, MI 48113

(734) 994-2985 |        (888) 343-4454 |        info@canannarbor.org

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