Family Services Opportunities

Janzen House Inc.:

Janzen House us a homeless shelter/low-income living house, which can house up to 32 residents. Volunteers are needed to help paint, with meals, or clean and possibly with some office work.

For more information, please contact Brent Clark at 906-226-2271 or by e-mail at brentclark@janzenhouseoffice@gmail.com.

Marquette County Habitat for Humanity:

Habitat is a non-profit ecumenical housing ministry building safe, decent, affordable homes with low-income families in Marquette County. Volunteers may work at the construction site building homes or at the ReStore with sales, cleaning, stocking shelves and merchandise preparation. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. or on Saturdays from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Signed volunteer applications and waivers of liability are required.

Contact Jane Iery at 906-228-3578 or by e-mail at jane@mqthabitat.org for more information.

MSU Extension:

The MSU Extension health and nutrition educator can use volunteers to help with updating nutrition and fitness education activities and materials, assist with cooking demonstrations and in classes with youth and/or adults, and occasional health fairs.

For more information, please contact Lynn Krahn at 906-475-5731 or by e-mail at krahn@anr.msu.edu.

Planned Parenthood of Michigan:

Planned Parenthood of Michigan/Marquette Health Center is looking for volunteers to help with information tables, peer education, promotion and/or mailings, flyers and information packets. Planned Parenthood offers low cost, confidential, quality health care for women and men, including birth control, STI testing, rapid HIV screening, pap and breast exams, pregnancy testing and pregnancy option counseling. All services are provided by licensed medical professionals. Planned Parenthood is located at 1219 N. Third Street in Marquette.

For more information, please call 906-225-5070 extension 2910 or visit our website at www.ppmi.org.

Women’s Center Inc.:

The Women’s Center is looking for volunteers to assist with the Harbor House, a sexual assault/domestic violence response team and in the Women’s Center office with fundraising mailings and many other projects.

For more information, please contact Michelle Fortunato at 906-225-1346 or by e-mail at mfortunato@miuplink.com.  

 

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