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Volunteer

come for an hour. come for a day.

The Bridge is run by the community, for the community and it isn't without our volunteers that the ministry of The Bridge would be possible. If you would like to volunteer as an individual, group, or business - all are welcome! Previous experience is not required - we provide training for any and all volunteer positions. Try on a shift and see what you think!

Volunteers that want to serve at the current Bridge location can reserve shifts through the SignUp Genius platform. Check back as the link will be updated for future months for shifts, positions, and work days! Check out the job descriptions and requirements below for each position and then please follow the applicable button below to sign up.

If you do NOT have a SignUp Genius account but would like access to the schedule:

If you DO have a SignUp Genius account and would like to reserve a shift:

If you would like to receive the monthly email  with available shifts:

VOLUNTEER AT THE CURRENT STORE:

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Volunteer at the Loons Stadium

It's Loons Baseball Time! Your help is needed at the designated dates and times for The Bridge to be represented at the Loons Stadium!

Tuesday, May 21st, 9am-2:30pm

Friday, May 24th, 4pm-8:30pm

Friday, June 7th, 5pm-9pm

Your time raises funds for The Bridge to continue providing affordable food to our community. Below include two spaces for volunteering your time:

Serve in the Outside Picnic/Pavilion:

  • Shift duration is 3.5-4.5 hours

  • Work includes basic chores like set-up, serving buffet style, & clean-up 

  • The Bridge will receive $50 per volunteer

Serve in the Kids Games:

  • Shift duration is 5 hours

  • Work includes serving in the concession stands 

  • The Bridge will receive $80 per volunteer

The only requirement is an attire of black or khaki shorts/long pants with closed toe shoes. The Bridge will provide you with one of our bright green t-shirts for you to wear and keep. The Loons stadium will provide an apron and hat, to be returned at the end of your shift. 

Sign up for a shift here:

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Volunteer Positions

STORE VOLUNTEER

Check-in, Cashiers, General Volunteers and Cleaning are the roles available each day that the Bridge is open.

If you are interested in learning more about the following positions, please contact a supervisor at the Bridge at 989-444-8000 as these positions are not currently set up through Sign-Up Genius.

FARMER'S MARKET PICK-UP

Build rapport with vendors at the Farmer's Market that frequently donate to The Bridge. In this volunteer position, you will attend the Farmer's Market to ask if any of the vendors have donations that you can pick up. This individual is also responsible to delivering the donations to The Bridge during its open hours.

PURCHASING

At a high level the volunteer is responsible to order appropriate levels of inventory from their supplier(s), coordinate pick-up or delivery times with other volunteers that will physically pick-up or receive the order. Inventory is then placed into the system for monitoring. 

INVENTORY ACCURACY COORDINATOR

The Inventory Accuracy Coordinator will understand the mission of the Bridge. It is the job of the Inventory Coordinator to pull together a team and do a full inventory count twice a year. 

EVENT PLANNER

The Event Planners will understand and be able to communicate passionately about the mission of the Bridge. Documenting the process is critical to ensure ongoing consistency and ease of planning this event. The planners will coordinate scheduling with the golf course, communicate with the golfers, work with sponsors to ensure proper signage, payment, etc.

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