Volunteer Opportunities:

Commodities Food Program

The Commodity Food Distribution program is in need of individuals willing to volunteer their time to pack commodity food boxes. The Commodity Food Distribution program is geared towards improving the health of low-income individuals at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods.

Each box weighs approximately 20 lbs. and once assembled, is placed onto pallets. In addition, we are also looking for volunteers to travel to our Commodity Food Distribution sites to help with the distribution of the food boxes, transportation is provided. If interested, please contact the Human Development Commission at          (989) 673-4121. 

Home Delivered Meal Drivers

We are seeking individuals who are willing to volunteer their time to deliver meals to frail and homebound senior citizens in the Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties.  

Mileage is reimbursed at the rate of 50.5 cents per mile, plus your meal is provided.

If interested, please contact (989) 673-4121. 

Foster Grandparent Program

​The Foster Grandparent program is seeking individuals age 55+ who live on a fixed income, who would enjoy helping children in local schools.

Participants receive bi-weekly stipends plus travel allowance. 

RSVP Program

Thumb Area Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is one of thousands of RSVP programs across the nation, making an impact in local communities.  RSVP collaborates with local non-profit organizations to provide meaningful volunteer opportunities to volunteers over age 55.

Volunteers use the skills and talents they’ve developed over the years, or develop new ones while serving in a variety of volunteer opportunities in your community. 

Volunteers are needed in key focus areas –

  •    Safe Seniors
  •    Homework Heroes
  •    Senior Transportation Drivers
  •    Home Delivered Meals (HDM) Drivers
  •    Food Pantry Support

If you are interested, please contact Teresa or Carrie at 1-800-843-6394.

Thumb Area Assault Crisis Center

The Thumb Area Assault Crisis Center, a program of the Human Development Commission, is seeking individuals who would like to volunteer their time to assist with shelter activities and assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

If interested, please contact Peg @ (989) 672-1744.