As a small but growing non-profit, receiving the gift of volunteers’ time can help increase our staff’s capacity, allowing us to serve the immigrant community to the best of our ability. If you are passionate about supporting the West Michigan immigrant community, consider sharing your time and skills in addition to your resources. Take a look at the information below to learn more about the process of becoming a volunteer and get a sense for where you can plug in, and apply below!

Volunteer Process
Fill out a Volunteer Profile form.
Volunteer Process (1)
Complete a brief phone or in-person interview.
Volunteer Process (2)
Complete all necessary training (online or in-person).
Volunteer Process (3)
Volunteer with us!
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Volunteer Opportunities

Current Volunteer Need: Phone Intake

Phone Intake

Help us by staffing our Intake phone line at the LIA office.

  • Ongoing, scheduled
  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Must be able to volunteer in-person at the LIA office.

Event Planning

Join one of our event planning committees (example: WMIRR Summit Committee).

  • Needed for specific events
  • Dates & time flexible, dependent on schedule of other committee members
  • Must be punctual and have excellent follow-through skills

Translation

Translate documents needed for clients’ cases, website pages, or other materials.

  • Ongoing, as needed
  • At LIA office during normal hours of operation
  • Must have fluency or high level of proficiency in Spanish

Data Entry

Gather case data and enter it into our online case management database.

  • Ongoing, as needed
  • At LIA office during normal hours of operation OR as part of scheduled group projects on evenings or weekends

LIA Volunteer Application

Phone Intake
Translation
Event Planning
Data Entry
Administrative/Clerical
Data Entry
Translation
Customer Service
Fundraising
Event Planning
Communications/Marketing
Graphic Design
Filming/Video Editing
Legal Aid
Cleaning/Organizing