Development Clerical Volunteer


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


5401 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI 48202



Contribute ongoing clerical assistance to the Society’s Development team by providing day-to-day administrative support including, but not limited to, filing maintenance, photocopying/scanning and assisting department staff as needed.


- Be prepared to contribute to the efficient operation of behind-the-scenes administrative duties;

-Maintaining department filing system (filing a large accumulation of paperwork);

-Prepare files to be scanned or shredded;

-Assist with a variety of administrative tasks, as needed;

-Prepare bulk mailings;

-Be prepared to work on a variety of tasks as most duties will be project orientated.


We ask that candidates are willing to commit to at least 6 months of service; and have the ability to provide a minimum of two 3-hour shifts per week (or one 6-hour shift per week).

There will be a two week trial period for this volunteer position. DHS reserves the right to determine appropriate placement at all times.


-Minimum of one year experience providing clerical support in an office setting;

-Experience in operating office equipment i.e. copier, scanner, shredder, etc.;

-Experience in Microsoft Office;

-Maintain discretion at all times;

-Maintain attention span for performing repetitive tasks;

-Maintain the ability to work as a team in a fast-paced environment.


Volunteers will receive on-the-job training in day-to-day administrative functions.


  • Data Entry
  • Office Reception
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Willing to commit to at least 6 months of service
  • Must be a self-starter and have great organizational skills

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