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Volunteering at a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a great way to serve working families in your community! There are two ways to find out about volunteer opportunities in your area:

1) Call 2-1-1 ask ask about VITA sites in your county.

2) Contact a volunteer coordinator in your county using the list below.

(Note: E-mail addresses substitute "(at)" for the symbol "@" to avoid attracting spam to those addresses.)

 

 

Allegan Alpena Antrim Barry Bay Benzie
Berrien Branch Calhoun Cass Charlevoix Chippewa
Clare Clinton Dickinson Eaton Emmet Genesee
Grand Traverse Hillsdale Huron Ingham Ionia Iron
Isabella Jackson Kalamazoo Kalkaska Kent Lake
Lapeer Leelanau Lenawee Livingston Macomb Missaukee
Midland Monroe Muskegon Montcalm Newaygo Oakland
Oceana Otsego Ottawa Roscommon Saginaw Sanilac
St. Joseph Tuscola Van Buren Washtenaw Wayne Wexford  

If no information is listed, please contact:

Volunteer Centers of Michigan
1048 Pierpont, Suite 3
Lansing, MI 48911
Phone: 571/492-2430
Toll Free: 888/393-4737
Fax: 517/492-2444
Website: www.mivolunteers.org 

Allegan County:
Georgina Rozeboom-Doster, Director
Allegan County United Way & Volunteer Center
650 Grand
Allegan, MI 49010
269/673-6545 or 888/673-2443
Email: volunteer_ctr (at) chartermi.net
Website: www.acuw.org

Alpena County:
Chuck Wiesen, Director
Kate Bruski, Program Coordinator
Alpena Volunteer Center ? Alpena Community College
666 Johnson Street
Alpena, MI 49707-1410
989/356-9021 ext 7335 Fax: 989/358-7554
Email: wiesenc (at) alpenacc.edu
bruskik (at) alpenacc.edu
Website:www.alpenacc.edu

Antrim County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Barry County:
Courtney Ziny, VITA Community Coordinator
Community Action
169 Main St
PO Box 1026
Battle Creek, MI 49016
Phone:269/441-1378
Email:courtneyz (at) caascm.org
Website: http://www.caascm.org/vopps

Bay County
Cindy Miller, Director
Volunteer Resource Center of Bay County
P.O. Box 602 - 909 Washington Avenue
Bay City, MI 48707-0602
989/893-6060 Fax: 989/893-6073
Email: cindy (at) unitedwaybaycounty.org
Website: www.unitedwaybaycounty.org

Benzie County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Berrien County Coalition:
Coalition Contact: Rob Burgess 269-429-6208
Email: robert_l_burgess@sbcglobal.net

Tyler Martin, Impact Strategies Coordinator
United Way of SW Michigan
2015 Lakeview Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269/982-1700
Email: tyler.newton (at) uwsm.org
Website: www.uwsm.org

Branch County:
Courtney Ziny, VITA Community Coordinator
Community Action
169 Main St
PO Box 1026
Battle Creek, MI 49016
Phone:269/441-1378
Email:courtneyz (at) caascm.org
Website: http://www.caascm.org/vopps

Calhoun County:
Courtney Ziny, VITA Community Coordinator
Community Action
169 Main St
PO Box 1026
Battle Creek, MI 49016
Phone:269/441-1378
Email:courtneyz (at) caascm.org
Website: http://www.caascm.org/vopps

Cass County Coalition:
Coalition Contact: Rob Burgess 269-429-6208
Email: robert_l_burgess@sbcglobal.net

Tyler Martin, Impact Strategies Coordinator
United Way of SW Michigan
2015 Lakeview Avenue
St. Joseph, MI 49085

269/982-1700
Email: tyler.newton (at) uwsm.org
Website: www.uwsm.org

Charlevoix County:

Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Cheboygan County

United Way

224 N. Main St.

Cheboygan, MI 49721

231-627-8815 (MSU Extension)

Chippewa County
Kristina Beamish, Director
United Way Volunteer Center of Chippewa County
PO Box 451
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
906/253-9839 Fax: 906/632-3190
Email: volunteer (at) mylocalheroes.com

Clare County
Mona Keeley, Program Director
United Way & Volunteer Center of Clare County*
106A W. 7th Street
P.O. Box 116
Clare, MI 48617
989/386-6015 Fax: 989/386-6548
Email: mkeeley (at) unitedwayclare.org
General email: volunteercenter (at) unitedwayclare.org
Website: www.unitedwayclare.org

 

Clinton County:
Suzanne Eman-Jaehnig, Interim Director of Operations
Volunteer Center of Mid-Michigan
Capital Area United Way Building
1111 Michigan Avenue, Suite 300
East Lansing, MI 48823
517/203-5010 Fax:517/203-5001
Email: s.eman (at) capitalareaunitedway.org
Website: www.volunteerlansing.org

Dickinson County:
Kristin Sommerfeld, Volunteer Services Director
Volunteer Center of Dickinson & Iron Counties
800 Crystal Lake Blvd. Suite 104
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
906/774-2256 ext. 25 or 800/211-1696
Fax: 906/774-2257
Email: ksommerfeld (at) chartermi.net
Website: www.DickinsonIronCommunityAction.org

Eaton County:
Amber Paxton
Asset Independence Coalition
P.O. Box 10236
Lansing, MI 48901
517/246-1466 Fax:517/203-5001
Email: aic.midmichigan (at) gmail.com
Website: www.assetindependencecoalition.org

Emmet County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Genesee County:
Resource Center
Contact: Adia Wheeler
1401 S. Grand Traverse
Flint MI 48503
Phone: 810/232-5736
Email: resource (at) gfn.org
Website: www.rescen.org and www.volhere.org

Grand Traverse County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Hillsdale County:
Coalition Contact: Brenda Leonard 517-784-4800
Kelly LoPresto, Coordinator
Hillsdale County United Way & Volunteers in Action
30 North Howell Street, Ste. 21
P.O. Box 203
Hillsdale, MI 49242
517/439-5050 Fax: 517/439-5058
Email: hcvia (at) frontiernet.net

Huron County:
Lori Offenbacher
Thumb Area Volunteer Center
Human Development Commission
429 Montague Avenue
Caro, MI 48723
989/673-4121 Fax: 989/673-2031
Email: lorio (at) hdc-caro.org
Website: www.hdc-caro.org

Ingham County:
Amber Paxton
Asset Independence Coalition
P.O. Box 10236
Lansing, MI 48901
517/246-1466 Fax:517/203-5001
Email: aic.midmichigan (at) gmail.com
Website: www.assetindependencecoalition.org

Ionia County:
Darcy Brown
Montcalm/Ionia Financial Awareness Coalition
United Way of Montcalm/Ionia Counties
616/794-9840 or 800/417-2622
Email: dbrown.uwm.i (at) gmail.com
www.volunteer.liveunitedm-i.org

Iron County:
Kristin Sommerfeld, Volunteer Services Director
Volunteer Center of Dickinson & Iron Counties
800 Crystal Lake Blvd. Suite 104
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
906/774-2256 ext. 25 or 800/211-1696
Fax: 906/774-2257
Email: ksommerfeld (at) chartermi.net
Website: www.DickinsonIronCommunityAction.org

Isabella County:
Amy Town, Volunteer Center Director
United Way of Isabella County Volunteer Center
402 S. University Ave.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
989/772-6194 Fax: 989/772-8152
Email: amytown (at) unitedwayisaco.org
Website: www.unitedwayisaco.org

Jackson County:
Coalition Contact: Brenda Leonard 517-784-4800
Kelley Kuhn, Executive Director
Jackson Nonprofit Support Center
1100 Clinton Rd., Suite 215
Jackson, MI 49202
517/796-4750 Fax: 517/796-5981
Email: kelley (at) jacksonnonprofit.org.
Website: www.jacksonnonprofit.org

Kalamazoo County:
Coalition Contact: Jim Walters 269-385-0478
Judy Huth, Executive Director
Volunteer Center of Greater Kalamazoo
709-A South Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
269/382-8350 Fax: 269/382-8362
Email: jhuth (at) volunteerkalamazoo.org
Website: www.volunteerkalamazoo.org

Kalkaska County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Kent County Coalition:
Brenda R. Brame, Program Manager
Kent County Tax Credit Coalition
Heart of West Michigan United Way
P 616.752.8647
Website: www.unitedwaycares.com

Lake County: 
Amanda Grover
VITA Volunteer Coordinator
Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Inc.
271 E. Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
2P 31/722-7871 ext 246
F 231/728/6408
Email: agroger (at) goodwillwm.org
Website: www.goodwillwm.org
or call 2-1-1/dial 211, or 877-211-5258

Lapeer County:
Jan Watz
United Way of Lapeer County
220 W. Nepessing, Suite 201
Lapeer, MI 48446-2104
810/667-3114 Fax: 810/664-2016
Email: jwatz (at) unitedwaylapeer.org
Website: www.unitedwaylapeer.org

Leelanau County:
Coalition Contact: Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Lenawee County:
Paula Trentman, Program Manager
Lenawee Community Foundation
603 N. Evans St.
Tecumseh, MI 49286
517/424-6569  Fax: 517/424-6579
Email: ptrentman (at) ubat.com 
Website: www.lenaweecf.com and www.1-800-volunteer.org

Livingston County:
Coalition Contact: Susan Mosqueda 248-209-2600
or Rachel Campbell 313/556-1920

Volunteer Center Contact:
Rachel Campbell
Accounting Aid Society
7700 Second Avenue, Suite 314
Detroit, MI 48202-2411
313/556-1920
Email: rcampbell (at) accountingaidsociety.org
Website: www.accountingaidsociety.org

Macomb County:
Coalition Contact: Rachel Campbell 313/556-1920
IJ Campbell 586-445-5423

Volunteer Center Contact:
Patricia McCann
The George W. Romney Volunteer Center
United Way Community Services
1212 Griswold
Detroit, 48226-1899
Direct line: 313/226-9416
313/226-9430 Fax: 313/226-9490
Email: patricia.mccann (at) uwcs.org
General email: volcenter (at) uwcs.org
Website: www.uwcs.org/volunteer.html

or

Volunteer Center Contact:
Rachel Campbell
Accounting Aid Society
7700 Second Avenue, Suite 314
Detroit, MI 48202-2411
313/556-1920
Email: rcampbell (at) accountingaidsociety.org
Website: www.accountingaidsociety.org

Missaukee County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Midland County:
Coalition Contact: Paula Carr
989-832-7937 ext. 2270

Cynthia Chilcote, Executive Director
Voluntary Action Center of Midland County
220 West Main, Suite 103
Midland, MI 48640
989/631-7660 Fax: 989/832-5526
Email: chilcote (at) vac-midland.org
Website: www.vac-midland.org

Monroe County:
Lori Kear, Program Director
United Way of Monroe County - Volunteer Action Center
216 N. Monroe Street
Monroe, MI 48162
734/242-4357 Fax: 734/242-3378
Email: fcfh (at) monroeuw.org

Muskegon County: 
Amanda Grover
VITA Volunteer Coordinator
Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Inc.
271 E. Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
2P 31/722-7871 ext 246
F 231/728/6408
Email: agroger (at) goodwillwm.org
Website: www.goodwillwm.org
or call 2-1-1/dial 211, or 877-211-5258

Montcalm County:
Darcy Brown
Montcalm/Ionia Financial Awareness Coalition
United Way of Montcalm/Ionia Counties
616/794-9840 or 800/417-2622
Email: dbrown.uwm.i (at) gmail.com
www.volunteer.liveunitedm-i.org

Newaygo County:
Lora Stevens
Volunteer Coordinator
TrueNorth Community Services
6308 S. Warner Ave.
Fremont, MI 49412
Phone: 231/924-0641 x 119
Fax: 231/924-5594
Email: lstevens (at) truenorthservices.org
Website: www.truenorthservices.org
Or CALL 2-1-1/dial 211, or 877-211-5258

Oakland County:
Coalition Contact: Susan Mosqueda 248-209-2600
or Rachel Campbell 313-556-1920

Volunteer Center Contact:
Patricia McCann
The George W. Romney Volunteer Center
United Way Community Services
1212 Griswold
Detroit, 48226-1899
Direct line: 313/226-9416
313/226-9430 Fax: 313/226-9490
Email: patricia.mccann (at) uwcs.org
General email: volcenter (at) uwcs.org
Website: www.uwcs.org/volunteer.html

or

Rachel Campbell
Accounting Aid Society
7700 Second Avenue, Suite 314
Detroit, MI 48202-2411
313/556-1920
Email: rcampbell (at) accountingaidsociety.org
Website: www.accountingaidsociety.org

Oceana County:
Amanda Grover
VITA Volunteer Coordinator
Goodwill Industries of West Michigan, Inc.
271 E. Apple Ave
Muskegon, MI 49442
2P 31/722-7871 ext 246
F 231/728/6408
Email: agroger (at) goodwillwm.org
Website: www.goodwillwm.org
or call 2-1-1/dial 211, or 877-211-5258

Otsego County:
Susan Smethurst, Director
Volunteer Center of Otsego County
590 E. Fifth Street
P.O. Box 1025
Gaylord, MI 49734
989/705-8584 Fax: 989/732-8080
Email: vcoc (at) freeway.net
Website: www.otsego.org/vcoc

Ottawa County:
Adam Twa, Volunteer Center Coordinator
Greater Ottawa County United Way & Volunteer Center
20 North Fifth Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417
616/842-7130 Fax: 616/842-3596
Email: atwa (at) gouwvc.org
Website: www.gouwvc.org

Roscommon County:
Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

Saginaw County:
Marsha Cooley, Coordinator
Volunteer Services
United Way of Saginaw Co.
100 South Jefferson Ave., 3rd Floor
Saginaw, MI 48607
Direct line: 989/755/0433 x 203
989/755-0505 Fax: 989/755-2158
Email: mcooley (at) unitedwaysaginaw.org
Website: www.unitedwaysaginaw.org

Sanilac County:
Lori Offenbacher
Thumb Area Volunteer Center
Human Development Commission
429 Montague Avenue
Caro, MI 48723
989/673-4121 Fax: 989/673-2031
Email: lorio (at) hdc-caro.org
Website: www.hdc-caro.org

St. Joseph County:
Courtney Ziny, VITA Community Coordinator
Community Action
169 Main St
PO Box 1026
Battle Creek, MI 49016
Phone:269/441-1378
Email:courtneyz (at) caascm.org
Website: http://www.caascm.org/vopps

Tuscola County:
Lori Offenbacher
Thumb Area Volunteer Center
Human Development Commission
429 Montague Avenue
Caro, MI 48723
989/673-4121 Fax: 989/673-2031
Email: lorio (at) hdc-caro.org
Website: www.hdc-caro.org

Van Buren County:
Michigan State University Extension
Contact: Tonya Satterfield: 269-657-7745

Washtenaw County:
Coalition Contact: Terry Clark
734-222-3943

Volunteer Center Contact:
Chris Kanta, Director
Community Resource Center
122 W. Main St. ? P.O. Box 433
Manchester, MI 48158
734/428-7722 Fax: 734/428-7950
Email: manchestercrc (at) sbcglobal.net
Website: www.manchester-mi.org

Wayne County Coalition:

Rebecca Carlice-DeLoof 313-456-1242

or or Rachel Campbell 313/556-1920

 

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency Tax Program 734-284-6999 ext: 142

Volunteer Center Contact:
United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Department of Volunteer Services 
1212 Griswold, Detroit, 48226-1899
Doris Hendricks (313) 226-9280 doris.hendricks (at) liveunitedsem.org

Randy Dillard (313) 226-9416 randy.dillard (at) liveunitedsem.org

Fax: 313/226-9490
General email: volcenter (at) uwsem.org
Website: http://www.liveunitedsem.org/content/index/find_a_volunteer_opportunity

Volunteer Center Contact:
Rachel Campbell
Accounting Aid Society
7700 Second Avenue, Suite 314
Detroit, MI 48202-2411
313/556-1920
Email: rcampbell (at) accountingaidsociety.org
Website: www.accountingaidsociety.org

Wexford County:
Coalition Contact: Susan McQuaid, Director of Volunteer Partnerships
Volunteer Center of Northwest Michigan
United Way Community Services Building
521 South Union Street
PO Box 694
Traverse City, MI 49685-0694
231/947-3200 x 18 Fax: 231/947-3201
Email: susan (at) unitedway.tcnet.org
Website: www.unitedway.tcnet.org/volunteer.html

 

 
updated 11/1/12
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