Get Involved

Is your company or service organization looking for ways to give back to the community?
Would your fellow employees enjoy becoming involved with a meaningful ‘hands-on’ service project? Do you have time, talent or experience that you would be willing to share?

Talk to us about becoming a DC Volunteer!

Spruce up a neighborhood …Pack a holiday gift box  …Teach a skill …Plant flowers …Be an advisor to our Board …or select from a wide range of other opportunities to lend a helping hand for worthy causes!

Contact us today at (313) 255-0900 ext 1218.

Opportunities are also viewable at our volunteer partner site: United Way 

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide volunteer opportunities to individuals looking to fulfill court mandated community service. If you are interested in completing a court mandated community service, please contact Focus: HOPE at

Featured Volunteer Opportunity!

Early Head Start and Head Start

Development Centers provides early education and family support to low-income families living in the 48219, 48223, 48228 and 48235 zip codes. These services are in accordance with the federal Office of Head Start.

Opportunities: Interacting with infants and toddlers in classrooms, office organization, assisting with parent-child interaction groups, coordination of resource fairs, diaper drives

Frequency: Based on activity preference

Time: Based on activity preference


Thanks for supporting Development Centers. We have a number of ways you can help.

Volunteer: We need ongoing volunteer support in our Head Start and Early Head Start programs. This involves either individuals or groups with assisting teachers in a classroom setting. We also need support in organizing school supplies and other items. During the holidays, there are opportunities for wrapping and preparing food boxes.

Create a Fundraiser Whether it’s a team building activity at your company, a house party at your home, a lemonade stand or bake sale, this is an opportunity to have fun, be creative, and to give back.

Sponsor a Family Help a family in need have a wonderful holiday by providing gifts and other essential items.

Host a Drive Whether its toys, jackets, diapers, socks or food we service many families who are in need of these essential items.

Please fill out the form below and select how you would like to help and someone will get back to you soon.