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Volunteer

Registration Is Now Open For 2017!

What: Volunteering with Summer in the City!
Who: Anyone who is at least 14 years old (or who has completed 8th grade) and has completed registration.
When: Whenever you want! June 27 to August 18, Tuesday to Friday, from 9 am to 2 pm. Please arrive at the carpool sites by 8:45 am (8:30 for Ann Arbor).
Where: Volunteers meet at our carpool sites, listed at the bottom of this page, before driving to Detroit to participate in the day's activities.
Why: Because it's awesome. And so are you!

Info

Summer in the City tries to make volunteering as simple as possible for individuals and groups. After completing registration, individual volunteers can participate as much as they want with no advance notice required. The program runs for eight weeks every summer from 9 am to 2 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Carpool Sites. Volunteers need only show up at any of our ten carpool sites by 8:45 am (8:30 for Ann Arbor). The carpool sites are listed at the bootm of this page. Importantly, you should wear clothes you don’t mind dirtying and sturdy shoes – no sandals or flip flops. Upon arriving, our friendly crew members will be present to greet you and answer any questions you or your parents may have. Scroll down for the list of carpool site locations and a short video overview of how carpool sites work in the morning. After signing in for the day, crew members will do their best to accommodate volunteers’ project preferences and then assign volunteers to a vehicle. We ask all volunteers 18 and up to be willing to drive on occasion, as we do not own enough vehicles to transport every volunteer every day.

Daily Schedule. Volunteers depart for project sites at 9 am each morning, arriving to the sites around 9:30 am. Upon arriving at the site, our crew site leader will give a brief overview of the day’s activities and any necessary site rules and procedures.We provide a small snack and water at every site, however volunteers are encouraged to bring their own snacks and water bottle because lunch is not provided. The site activities conclude between 1 and 1:30 pm, and volunteers then depart to return to the carpool sites by 2 pm.

Credit. We want you to get the credit you deserve for volunteering with us! We work hard to take and record accurate attendance everyday. Volunteers receive 4 hours of service credit each day — 5 if they drive. After the summer (by the end of August), we send everyone a certificate with the number of hours volunteered via email. If your certificate is incorrect for any reason, or you did not receive an hours certificate, please fill out this form.

Have any questions? Send us an email.

Group Volunteering

SITC volunteering is great for groups of any size. If you and your colleagues, schoolmates, faith group, or any other collection of awesome people are looking for a fun, flexible, and fulfilling way to build community, schedule a group volunteer day today!


Carpool Sites

 

ANN ARBOR PIONEER HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: Located at the Pioneer High School parking lot off of Main Street. We meet near the AATA bus stop.

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: Bloomfield Hills High School, main parking lot.

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CLARK PARK

Pinpoint: South end of the park, next to the hockey rink.

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BIRMINGHAM GROVES HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: Main parking lot off 13 Mile, near the traffic light.

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NORTH FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: The student parking lot on the side of the school.

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NORTHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: The student parking lot on the side of the school.

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BERKLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: Parking lot on the north side of Catalpa, across from the school and next to the football practice field.

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TROY HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: The large student parking lot.

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DETROIT RENAISSANCE HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: Main parking lot toward Outer Drive.

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GROSSE POINTE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

Pinpoint: The side lot off of Fisher, next to the track field.

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