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Volunteer

We are your community Volunteer Center, connecting you to volunteer opportunities through our online volunteer database or by dialing 2-1-1.

  • Create a profile
  • Use the online system to find volunteer opportunities, connect with agencies, and get notifications as new opportunities are listed
  • Dial 2-1-1 to have a Community Resource Advisor help you find volunteer opportunities

Awards

  • Sharing Time and Resources (STAR) Awards
  • Michigan Student Service Award (MSSA)
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)

For more information about volunteer awards, contact Jennifer at JVanOosterhout@Gryphon.org

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Dial 2-1-1

Dialing 2-1-1 is the first step in accessing a broad range of local health and human services.

We work with individuals to assess their needs, determine their options, and provide appropriate programs and services.

2-1-1 can assist with a number of needs ranging from:

  • After-school programs
  • Housing assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Tax scheduling
  • Food pantries
  • Mental health services

For quick and easy access to community resources 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211. Our online chat is also available daily from 4pm-10pm.

No problem is too small to connect with 2-1-1!

Nonprofit Support

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Volunteer Matching Database

Make sure you find the volunteers you need to help you in your work! 2-1-1 maintains the most comprehensive database of community volunteer opportunities available locally.

  • Contains 8,000 volunteer profiles
  • Find volunteers when you need them — post volunteers needs for groups and individuals, and get real-time responses
  • Manage volunteer needs, hours, and schedules all in one place
  • The most up-to-date information available

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2-1-1 Database — Information & Referral

Make sure those in need can find your important services! 2-1-1 maintains the most comprehensive database of community organizations and programs that serve Southwest Michigan.

  • Contains over 800 agencies and 1,400 programs
  • Community Resource Advisors match people with programs that meet their needs by problem solving & pre-screening
  • 60,000 community members receive assistance annually through 2-1-1 service connections
  • Reports available on agency referrals, unmet needs, referred services, and more