Get Involved.

Whether you’re an individual, group, or organization, The Storehouse offers several opportunities to impact Michigan communities facing the urgent challenges of poverty and inequity.

Volunteer Opportunities

Open Positions: Leadership Roles

Marketing Volunteer

Marketing and social media are essential to our ability to connect with potential partners and share the news of our impact.

Details:

We are seeking a volunteer to work a few hours per month to take photos, post on social media, and share stories of hope with local media.

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Volunteer Coordinator

We want to empower a volunteer to coordinate the schedules, training, and task delegation of our larger volunteer team.

Details:

Hours TBD, but may include: Tues., Wed., or Thur. mornings and the occasional evening.

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Open Positions: Support Roles

Sorting

Seeking volunteers to sort brand new product donations at our warehouse.

Details:

Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.: 9 am – 12 pm

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Shipments

Receive donation deliveries, load items onto pallets, transport them to the sorting area, and neatly stack for sorting.

Details:

Tues. & Fri.: 8 – 10 am (schedule varies)

Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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Shopping Assistants

Assist member nonprofits by learning about their needs, locating products on shelves, and loading. May also assist the warehouse manager with paperwork and general tidying.

Details:

Mon. & Wed.: 9 am – 12 pm

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Store Clerk

Organize products to prepare for shopping nights in the Storehouse for Teachers. Manage check-in and check-out and answer questions from shoppers. Occasionally break down boxes and tidy the space.

Details:

Seasonal; Opportunities vary.

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Administrative

Details:

Hours are project-specific.

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Guidelines & Requirements for Volunteering

  • Wear comfortable loose clothing that you would not mind getting dirty. Layers are helpful as the warehouse is heated and cooled, but it does fluctuate in temperature. Closed toed shoes are required.
  • Enter through your designated volunteer entrance (see map) and check-in at the start of every volunteer shift.
  • Come with a servant’s heart and a good attitude, ready to pour into others and be flexible in helping the team.
  • Refreshments are typically available if needed.
  • Most volunteer shifts involve standing and light labor for 2-3 hours. Administrative volunteers are able to perform tasks seated or in a chair. Please consider this when signing up to fill different roles.
  • We do our best to remain open during normal business hours. If closed, notices will be posted on our Facebook page and as a banner at the top of our website.
  • The Storehouse will post to our Facebook page by 7 am if we are closing due to weather. You are always welcome to cancel and reschedule if you are not comfortable driving.
  • Please arrive on time for your scheduled volunteer shift and check-in using the Volunteer laptop in the café.
  • We do not have a private location for volunteers to store items such as purses or other valuables. Please lock personal effects in your car for the duration of your volunteer shift.

Parking & Entrance – 4411 Plainfield Ave NE

  • Please do not park in front of any entrance/garage doors or loading zones.
  • Warehouse Volunteers: Enter through “Gate” and come in through door B, as marked on map.
  • Teacher Store Volunteers: Enter through door A, as marked on map.
  • Handicap parking spaces are available.
  • Please ask a staff member for assistance.

Volunteering FAQs

There are several volunteer options, most taking place during the workday hours. See our volunteer schedule →

Absolutely! We have opportunities for sorting small items, tidying the space, and helping with administrative tasks and events. Learn more about our volunteer roles →

We would love to set something up! Please register here to get started →

2023 Member List

Teacher Resource Store Member Directory

  • Aberdeen Academy
  • Alger Middle School
  • Alpine Elementary
  • Bowen Elementary – KPS
  • Brookside Elementary
  • Brookwood Elementary
  • Buchanan Elementary School
  • Burton Elementary School
  • Burton Middle School
  • Campus Elementary
  • Cesar E Chavez Elementary
  • Challenger Elementary
  • Coit Creative Arts Academy
  • Dearborn Heights School District #
  • Dickinson
  • East Leonard Elementary
  • Gerald R Ford Academic Center
  • Gladiola Elementary
  • Glenwood Elementary
  • Godfrey Lee Early Childhood Center
  • Godfrey Lee East Lee Campus
  • Godfrey Lee Elementary
  • Godfrey Lee High School
  • Godfrey Lee Middle School
  • Godwin Heights High School
  • Godwin Heights Middle School
  • Harrison Park Academy
  • Holland Heights
  • Hope Academy of Michigan
  • Huntington Woods/Early Childhood Special Education (WPS)
  • Jefferson Elementary (HPS)
  • Jefferson Elementary (Ionia)
  • Kent Hills Elementary
  • Knapp Charter Academy
  • KSSN – Southwest Elementary Academy Bilingual
  • KSSN – Meadowlawn Elementary
  • Lighthouse Academy North
  • Lighthouse Academy South
  • Marquette Elementary School
  • Mulick Park Elementary
  • New Branches Charter
  • North Godwin Elementary
  • Oriole Park Elementary
  • Palmer School
  • Parkview Elementary
  • R1TS
  • Ridge Park Charter Academy
  • River City Scholars
  • Romulus Community Schools
  • San Juan Diego Academy
  • Shawmut Hills
  • Sibley Elementary
  • Stocking Elementary
  • Taylor School District
  • Timerbland Charter Academy
  • Townline Elementary
  • University Prep
  • Valleywood Middle
  • Vista Charter Academy
  • Wayne-Westland Community Schools
  • West Godwin Elementary
  • Michigan Academy of Environmental Science
  • Westwood Middle School
  • William C. Abney Academy
  • Wyoming High School
  • Wyoming Intermediate
  • Wyoming Junior High

2023 Member List

Nonprofit Member Directory

  • 70×7 Grand Rapids Center
  • 70×7 Holland Center
  • A.Y.A. Youth Collective
  • Affinity Mentoring
  • Aldersgate Center for Child Development
  • Aldersgate United Methodist Church
  • Alpha Family Center – Cedar Springs
  • Alpha Family Services – Greenville
  • Alpha Grand Rapids
  • Alternative Pathways
  • Amplify GR
  • Amway/Spaulding
  • AQUME Foundation
  • Arts in Motion
  • Baxter Community Center
  • Beautiful You
  • Beer City Dog Biscuits
  • Berkely Hills
  • Bethany Christian (Foster Homes)
  • Bethany Christian (Domestic)
  • Bethany Christian (Refugee)
  • Bethany Refugee – ILP Home
  • Bethany – Long Term Foster Care
  • Better Wiser Stronger
  • Beyond 26
  • Boys & Girls Club – Paul I Philips
  • Boys & Girls Club – Seidman Club
  • Boys & Girls Club – Steil Club
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids – Youth Commonwealth
  • Building Bridges
  • Byron Community Ministries
  • Calvary Church – Benevolence
  • Calvary Church – Mercy & Missions
  • Camp Blodgett
  • Camp Henry
  • Camp Michawana
  • Camp Roger
  • Care Portal
  • Central Kelloggsville Elementary
  • Cherry Health
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Kent County
  • Christ Missionary Baptist Church
  • City on a Hill
  • Community Action House
  • Community Food Club GR
  • Community Rebuilders
  • Country Cat Lady
  • Covenant Ability Network of MI
  • Covenant House of Michigan
  • DA Blodget – Saint Johns
  • Degage
  • Delta Project
  • Dream Center
  • Dwelling Place
  • ELNC – GR
  • Enriched Living
  • Essentials – Frontline Church
  • Essentials – New Life Church, Wayland
  • EveryHeart Movement
  • Exodus Place
  • Faith Church
  • Family Church
  • Family Network of Wyoming
  • Family Outreach Center
  • Family Promise
  • First Steps Kent
  • Forest Hill Public Schools – Eastern
  • Foster the Family Grand Rapids
  • Fresh Coast Alliance
  • Frontline Church
  • Garfield Park Neighborhood Association
  • Girl Scouts
  • Godwin Heights High School
  • Good News Baptist Church
  • Grace’s Table
  • Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
  • Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities
  • Greenwood Camp
  • Guiding Light
  • Habitat for Humanity Kent County
  • Habitat for Humanity Lakeshore
  • Hand2Hand
  • Healthy Homes Coalition/Parents for Healthy Homes
  • Hearts of Hope Dog Rescue
  • Heartside Ministries
  • HELP Pregnancy Aid
  • Heritage Homes
  • Hispanic Center of Western Michigan
  • HOAP
  • Holland Rescue Mission
  • Hope Community
  • Hope Gardens
  • Hope Pkgs
  • HOPELink of Michigan
  • House of Grace
  • Humane Society of Michigan
  • ICCF
  • IKUS Life Enrichment Services/Indian Trails Camp
  • In the Image
  • International Needs
  • Jason Kinzler Family First Foundation
  • Jubilee Ministries
  • Kent District Library
  • Kent ISD – Beckwith Adult Education
  • Kent ISD – Bright Beginnings
  • Kids Food Basket
  • King’s Table Ministries
  • KSSN
  • KSSN/Buchanan
  • KSSN/Burton Elementary
  • KSSN/Godfrey-Lee
  • KSSN/Godwin Schools
  • Lakeshore Lifeworks
  • Lakeshore Pregnancy Center/Positive Options
  • Lighthouse Academy North
  • Lighthouse Academy South
  • Lighthouse Community Ministries
  • Linc UP
  • Lincoln Lake Baptist Camp
  • Literacy Center of Michigan
  • Living Water Ministry Network
  • Living Well Adult Living Center
  • Lori’s Voice
  • Love Inc. – Newaygo
  • Managed Senior Care Community
  • Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Meaning in Color
  • Mel Trotter
  • Michele’s Rescue
  • Migrant Legal Aid
  • MOKA
  • Momentum Center
  • Muskegon Rescue Mission
  • My House Ministry
  • NAACP
  • NECM (North End Community Ministries)
  • Network 180
  • New City Kids
  • New Day Foundation
  • New Destiny Pathways
  • New Life Church
  • Newhall Christian Fellowship
  • Next Steps of Michigan
  • North Kent Presbyterian Church
  • Northview Public Schools – Special Services
  • Olivia’s Gift (Full Circle)
  • Operation Christmas/Samaritans Purse
  • Ottawa County DHHS
  • Pet Tales Rescue
  • Pine Ridge Bible Camp
  • Pinewood Middle School
  • Pioneer Resources
  • Potter’s House
  • Pregnancy Resource Center
  • Puertas Abiertas
  • R1TS
  • Reach the Forgotten
  • Rehoboth AFC
  • Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence
  • Restored Refuge Designs
  • Rockford Baptist Church
  • Ronald McDonald House of Michigan
  • Rotary Club
  • Saint Mary’s Foundation
  • Salvation Army – Fulton Heights
  • Samaritas Affordable Living
  • Samaritas Persons with Disabilities Programs
  • Samaritas Michigan Foster Care
  • Saranac Community Church
  • Senior Neighbors
  • SHALOM
  • Shelton House (Cherry Health)
  • Southwest Acidemia Bilingual
  • Special Olympics Michigan
  • St. Alphonsus
  • Storehouse For Teachers
  • Streams
  • The Cord Group
  • The Diatribe
  • The Dock Ministries
  • The Green Apple Pantry
  • The Hope Project
  • The Local Church GR
  • The Source
  • Thresholds
  • TimberCreek Ranch
  • Treetops Collective
  • Trinity Lutheran Church & School
  • True Vine Church
  • Turning Point Missions INC
  • United Methodist Community House
  • United Way of the Lakeshore
  • United Way Heart of Michigan
  • Unlimited Alternatives
  • Upcycle Bikes
  • Vogel Center Christian Reformed Church
  • WellHouse
  • Michigan Youth for Christ
  • Westwood Middle School
  • Women’s Resource Center
  • World Renew
  • YMCA
  • Young Life Timber Wolf Lake
  • Young Life Grand Rapids City
  • Young Life Timber Wolf Lake
  • Young Money Finances
  • Youth Build
  • YWCA West Central Michigan
  • Zion Ministries