Community Service

Upcoming Community Service Events

March is Reading Month

Jefferson Elementary would like NHS members to help them with March is Reading Month!

Teachers choose books to be read but personal favorites are allowed too with approval from Jefferson librarian.

This will be during school, so you must fill out a permission slip to participate.

Sign up HERE!

Dates: Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 & Tuesday March 12th, 2024


Grade 2: 1 PM to 3 PM

Grade 1: 12 PM to 2 PM

Kindergarten: 2 PM to 3 PM

Location: Jefferson Elementary School

37555 Carol Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Drug Free Coalition

Black Balloon Day is an event the coalition hosts to honor those who have been lost as a result of an overdose or drug related death. This event is on March 6, 2024 at St. Michael's Church (40501 Hayes Road Sterling Heights, MI 48313). The event is from 6 - 8 PM. Volunteers will help with our event tables and ushering attendees. 


Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange. This event is on March 8, 2024 from 6 - 10 PM. Volunteers would not have to stay the whole time if they only want to volunteer for a portion of the event. At this event volunteers would help with our exhibition table and assist with running a substance use prevention activity for event attendees. 


 If any members are interested in volunteering for either of these events, please have them fill out our membership form: and include in the "Questions, Comments, and Concerns" that they want to volunteer for Black Balloon Day or Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange. 

Jefferson Elementary Carnival Night

Jefferson Elementary is hosting a Carnival Night!

Volunteers are needed to run carnival type games, help students, serve food, take tickets, etc.

Sign up HERE!

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2024

Time: 5 PM to 8 PM

Location: Jefferson Elementary School

37555 Carol Dr, Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Motor City Aquarium Society Winter Auction

Motor City Aquarium Society presents the semi-annual auction of live tropical and pond fish, supplies, and accessories!

Volunteers who work the entire event from 9 AM to 4PM will have a full lunch meal be provided.  Dress is casual. 

Sign up HERE!

Date: Saturday, February 24th, 2024

Time: 9 AM to 4 PM, can be split into two shifts

Location: St. Basil Church at 4700 Metroparkway, Sterling Heights, 48310

More Community Service Opportunities

Serene Gardens Sterling Heights Senior Living

Serene Gardens is looking for volunteers to help with activities such as bingo calling, arts and crafts, outings, and more.

If interested, contact Diana at or (586) 250-1110

Lakeside Manor

Lakeside Manor is looking for NHS volunteers! They'd love our support.

Contact: Jayla Mills

 13990 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

Project Hope

Use this opportunity to advocate for what's happening all around the world. You can donate or campaign. Learn more here

Pomeroy Senior Living

The Activity Director at Pomeroy would love to invite students for weekend activities such as bingo, and aid people with bad vision.  

Contact: Kathy Lattanzi, Activity Director (586) 554-7200 

Pomeroy Living Sterling Assisted and Memory Care

2200 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48310


Play-Place Autism & Special Needs Center needs patient, caring, smiling volunteers with a passion for helping others! 

Sign up here!

Start a Save the Children Club

For more information on how to start a student-led group to advocate, fundraise, and spread awareness, click here!

Community Clean-Up

Sign up to help clean senior citizens' lawns here.

Transcribe for Smithsonian

Help transcribe historical texts and audio tapes. More info here.

Advocate Voice for Policy

Uphold the pillars of leadership, research, and compose and send emails to legislators to fight for changes you believe in. Learn more here.

Make Birthday Cards

From preschools, to college students, to senior nursing homes, make some birthday cards and share your love! Learn more here.

FIRST Inspires

FIRST Robotics is looking for students to volunteer at competitions! Learn more here!

Contribute to Online Research

Find more information here!

Leadership Macomb

The organization helps create a network of organizational leaders and helps them get more involved in their community. 

Apply here!

NASSP National Initiative

NHS is calling all changemakers to take initiative. Finds various ways to help students suffering from hunger here.