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. CLS Volunteer Opportunities
  2. VOLUNTEER TRAINING
  3. Other Community Service Opportunities 

Leisure Services Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing

  • Canton Club 55+
  • Local Non-Profit Agencies
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Pheasant Run Golf Club: Ages 18+
  • TEFAP
  • Village Theater Volunteer Usher: Ages 18+

Summer (June - September) 

  • Farmers Market
  • Liberty Fest: Rotary Club Beverage Tent
  • Liberty Fest: Canton Lions Pancake Breakfast
  • Liberty Fest: Information Booth Greeter
  • Liberty Fest: 5K/10K Run and Walk 
  • Rally on Ridge
  • Family Field Day
  • Historical Society - Brews, Brats and Bands at the Barn

Fall (October - December) 

  • Canton Goodfellows Gift Sorting
  • Canton Goodfellows Food Collection
  • Trick or Treat Trail
  • Turkey Trot
  • Tree Lighting
  • Breakfast with Santa

Winter (January - February)

  • Butterfly Ball Daddy-Daughter Dance
  • American Doll Spa Day

Spring (March - May)

  • Easter Bunny Breakfast
  • Easter Eggstravaganza
  • Mom To Mom Sale
  • Mother-Son Dance
  • Farmers Market
  • Indoor Triathlon
  • Youth Basketball League
  • Rookie Baseball Program
  • Senior Summit

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.