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Agencies to seek student volunteers at upcoming fair

Thursday, January 2, 2014
Agencies to seek student volunteers at upcoming fair
More than 30 nonprofit organizations will visit Oakland University from 11 m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, looking for volunteers. The event, which will welcome students and faculty free of charge, will be held in in the Fireside Lounge in Oakland Center.

“We interviewed students from Oakland and they kept asking for opportunities to learn more about local non-profits and how and where to volunteer, said Cortney Scott, a graduate assistant in Oakland’s Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development.

“We really hope the students will engage with different non-profits to see how they can help within our community.”

Participant companies at this volunteer fair include:

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Lowry Center for Early Childhood Development Kids Without Hunger Utica
Paint Creek Center for the Arts American Red Cross
City of Auburn Hills Baldwin Center
Grace Centers of Hope Persons’ Commission
Cooking Matters at the Store (Gleaner’s Food Bank) Child Safe Michigan
Great Lakes Caring March of Dimes
Strive Recreational Therapy Services Detroit Good Fellow Fund
Friendship Circle Hospice of Michigan
Young Detroit Builders Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan
Wigs 4 Kids Hospice Compasses
Centro Muliticultural La Familia OUCARES
Kids Without Cancer Detroit Rescue Missions
Affirmations Habit for Humanity of Oakland County
Clinton River Watershed Rochester Area N House
South Oakland Shelter Mercy Hospice