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.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  1. Rookie Baseball
  2. Liberty Fest Beer/Wine Garden
  3. Monitor Liberty Fest Beer/Wine
  4. Liberty Fest Welcome Booth
  5. Liberty Fest Car/Truck Show
  6. Canton Liberty Run
  7. Canton Farmers Market
  8. Meals on Wheels
  9. Indoor Volleyball League
  10. Other Community Service Opportunities 

Volunteer Opportunity And Responsibilities

Name of Event:  Rookie Baseball

Event Date:  Wednesdays, May 1 - June 5, 2019

Shift Time:  5:00-6:00 p.m.

Location:  Heritage Park - Baseball Field #3, Canton

Brief Description of Event: The Rookie Baseball class is geared to children ages 3-5 years of age, along with their parents.  The class gives children the opportunity to learn basic throwing, catching and hitting skills using age appropriate skill building equipment. 

Type of tasks volunteers will be asked to do

  • Assist children ages 3-5 years of age with basic baseball skills.

Attire/Special Instructions: Dress comfortable.

Contact Person: Paula Kosbe

Phone: 734/394-5191      

Email Address: pkosbe@canton-mi.org

On-Site Contact Person: Coralee Ott

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 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.