Citizenship Edge Opportunities

Citizenship Edge Opportunities


For the Citizenship Edge, you will need 100 hours that may include a combination of service learning, community service, and civic engagement (a minimum of 10 hours must be civic engagement opportunities).  You will need to do three separate volunteer activities.  Civic engagement activities include:  attending political, governmental, ASNMU, non-profit, or board meetings including school board or PTO meetings; attending public hearings; or working on a political campaign or project.


Possible Citizenship or Diversity (International) Edge Hours

Interested in volunteering or studying abroad?  Check out what projects are being offered now.

Possible Citizenship Edge Hours

The Rotary Club of Marquette is celebrating our 100th anniversary by organizing a 100,000 meal packing event through the Kids Against Hunger.  Our meal packing event is happening on Saturday, June 25, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Marquette Senior High School, 1203 West Fair Avenue.   We need 400 volunteers (as young as age 5) to help pack 100,000 meals during one of the two-hour shifts (9-11 a.m. or 11 a.m.-1 p.m.).  Of the 100,000 meals, 30,000 will be staying in Marquette County for distribution through the Salvation Army, while 70,000 meals will be sent to Nicaragua and Guatemala to feed malnourished families.  If you would like to help with the event, you can go to www.rotaryclubofmarquette.com to volunteer and/or make a financial contribution!

Possible Citizenship Edge Hours

Volunteer buddies are needed for the amazing Camp STAR! You must be 18- 25 years old.  This is a weekend long camp, Thursday, August 11, through Sunday, August 14, held at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay.

Camp STAR is designed for children 8-16 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, grandparent, friend or loved one. It is sponsored by STAR Children's Bereavement Services.  The weekend is filled with traditional, fun, camp activities combined with grief awareness and emotional support.

All camp activities are facilitated by caring, trained professionals and volunteers.  Each camper is assigned a Camp Buddy, who is a specially trained mentor to provide one-on -one companionship throughout the weekend. 

Check out Facebook.com/UPCampSTAR. Contact upcampstar@gmail.com for more information.

Possible Citizenship Edge Hours 

The Women’s Center’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) is actively seeking new members. SART volunteers provide crisis intervention and support services to survivors of sexual assault. SART volunteers are “on call” during non-business hours and provide direct support at the hospital for victims of sexual assault. They are looking for volunteers with active listening skills, the ability to be non-judgmental and empathetic, and be willing to advocate for victims’ rights. Volunteers will complete extensive training and must be willing to make a long term commitment to the team. Interested volunteers can contact Amy Bilodeau at 906-225-1346 or by email at akordus@miuplink.com.

Possible Citizenship Edge Hours

The YMCA is looking for volunteers to help in the Child Development Center. Volunteers would be helping facilitate snack time and nap time. Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1-3 p.m. For more information, please contact Ashley McGrath at 906-227-9622 or by e-mail at amcgrath@ymcamqt.org.

Possible Citizenship Edge Hours

Volunteers are needed to help chaperone the middle school dances at the YMCA of Marquette! The dances are the 3rd Friday of every month from 7:30-10:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Ashley McGrath at 906-227-9622 or by e-mail at amcgrath@ymcamqt.org


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