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. Liberty Fest Beer/Wine Garden
  2. Rookie Baseball
  3. Mother-Son Dance
  4. Conquer the Park
  5. Canton Farmers Market
  6. Meals on Wheels
  7. Indoor Volleyball League
  8. Other Community Service Opportunities 

Volunteer Opportunity And Responsibilities

Name of Event:  Liberty Fest Beer & Wine Garden

Event Dates: June 13-15

  • Date: Thursday, June 13    Shift Time:  5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Date: Friday, June 14         Shift Times: 4-7 p.m. and 7-11 p.m.
  • Date: Saturday, June 15     Shift Times: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., 1-4 p.m., 4-7 p.m., 7-11 p.m.

Location:  Heritage Park, Canton

Brief Description of Event:The Canton Rotary Club and the Canton Optimist Club will hosting the Adult Beverage Tent featuring beer and wine. This fundraiser supports many community projects, including First Step and Salvation Army. 

Type of tasks volunteers will be asked to do: Volunteers must be 21 years of age or older to participate.

  • Check ID’s and sell tickets
  • Sell water
  • Clear tables
  • Pour beverages

Attire/Special Instructions: Comfortable attire and your Liberty Fest T-shirt.

Contact Person: Paula Kosbe

Phone: 734/394-5191      

Email Address: pkosbe@canton-mi.org

On-Site Contact Person: Bill Tesen and Pam Batcho

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.