Volunteer Opportunities

Connect2Community is the University of Michigan’s volunteer website, managed by the Ginsberg Center in collaboration with the United Way of Washtenaw County. As a member of UMRA, you can use Connect2Community to search through over 300 volunteer opportunities. By using the SEARCH BY or FILTER BY features on the site you can easily find the opportunities that best match your interests and skills. 

Click to View All Opportunities

Are you an Organization looking for UMRA Volunteers?

Community partners from across Southeast Michigan can post a variety of service opportunities on Connect2Community that range from one-time to long-term commitments. UMRA members, along with students and other U-M affiliates, use this site to find and sign-up for volunteer opportunities. It’s quick, easy and free to post your volunteer opportunities on the Connect2Community website that will display to all registered volunteers, including UMRA members!

Step 1:

Sign Up Your Community Partner. Once your request is reviewed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to manage your profile.

Step 2:

Already registered?

Log into your Agency’s account and click on the “My Community Partner” tab at the top of the screen to navigate to your Dashboard.

Click on the “Volunteer Opportunities” tab and then “Add New Volunteer Opportunity.”

For help:

How to Post a Volunteer Opportunity for a User Group. (Download PDF)


Not sure how to get started? Look over the Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the basic features.

Review the quick guide on How to Search for opportunities.

For an Organization looking for UMRA volunteers, see How to Post a Volunteer Opportunity for a User Group. (Download PDF)

Do you have general questions? Contact the Ginsberg Center at community-engagement@umich.edu