Volunteering

There are many ways individuals can get involved in local volunteering opportunities around
Michigan State University, East Lansing, and Lansing. If any of the following sounds interesting, please complete the following
East Lansing Volunteering Form.

All-of-us Express Children's Theatre

All-of-us Express Children's Theatre (AECT) welcomes assistance of volunteers for a variety of theatre-related duties. AECT can accommodate volunteers who are available for short-term and long-term assignments.

East Lansing Art Festival

The East Lansing Art Festival is a two-day outdoor celebration of arts and culture featuring more than 170 artists from across the country (and Canada) as well as live music, children’s activities and a food court.

East Lansing Community Events

The City of East Lansing's Community Events program produces and sponsors more than 50 community events and festivals each year. The goal of the program is to provide rich arts and cultural events to the residents of East Lansing and its neighboring cities.

City Clerks Office

As the official record keeper of the City's official documents, the City Clerk's office is responsible for conducting all federal, state and local elections held in East Lansing. The office also administers business licences.

Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works promotes waste reduction, reuse and recycling, as well as educating the community of proper disposal options through a variety of environmental services and special events.

Public Library

The East Lansing Public Library welcomes the assistance of volunteers for a variety of duties throughout the Library. The library can accommodate regular weekly volunteer hours or short term/project volunteer hours, dependent upon needs.

Parks, Recreation, and Arts

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts provides quality recreational facilities and programming, as well as providing leisure opportunities through active community participation and support.

Environmental Stewardship Program

The East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program focuses on restoring health of park biotic communities by removing problematic invasive plant species and replacing them with native species. The program objectives are carried out by volunteers who participate in regularly scheduled Second Saturday Stewardship work days or workdays that are scheduled on request.

Prime Time Seniors Program

Since 1972, the Prime Time Seniors' Program is a nationally accredited program which serves to enrich the lives of community members who are age 55+. Prime Time is committed to providing programs which engage the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual and vocational dimensions of wellness, as well as encourage involvement in the community.

MSU Volunteering Opportunities

In partnership with campus and community, the Center for Community Engaged Learning advances community engaged learning at Michigan State University and prepares students for lifelong civic and social responsibility. Please review their website for more information!