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January 10, 2018

This month's volunteer workshop will be lead by Cindy Ooley, from the Department of Health and Human Services. Cindy will be giving us great knowledge about resources available through DHHS so that we can appropriately direct our neighbors to services and organizations of value to them.

This will be a great refresher workshop for our seasoned volunteers and incredibly valuable knowledge for our newer volunteers coming on board...

December 5, 2017

Our volunteers do so much for us; it's time to say thanks! Bring your favorite dish to share with your fellow volunteers! 

Potluck will take place on December 13th at 1pm. It will be held at the Helplink office. 

For more information, please email 

October 13, 2017

We are excited to offer our volunteers the opportunity to listen to Ryan Hannon, the head of street outreach and Safe Harbor through Goodwill Industries, about how to set healthy boundaries while being able to empathize with those that we work to help.

Mr. Hannon is an incredible individual with a vast amount of knowledge in our field, we promise you will want to come to listen and then pick his brain!

To register, pl...

September 28, 2017

The training is provided for those interested in the Veteran 2 Veteran Mentoring Program but is being opened to everyone! This training will provide great skills for any volunteer that is working with others.

We are extending it to everyone because there will be great tips and training on relating to Neighbors and Clients in general, not just Veterans.

Participating in the training does not obligate one to become a mentor.


March 16, 2017

Monthly Volunteer Support Meetings

When: 3rd THURSDAY of each month

Time: 4 - 5:30 PM

Where: United Way Conference Room (521 S. Union Street).

Next Meeting: Skill Building Workshop 

April 20, 2017

Heart Skills  

  • Managing emotions, healthy relationships, life clarity

  • Bundle of Thoughts Exercise

  • Group Discussion

Presenter: Julie Elliott-Eickenroth (Back by popular demand!)

August 3, 2016

Monthly Volunteer Support Meetings

When: 3rd THURSDAY of each month

Time: 4 - 5:30 PM

Where: United Way Conference Room (521 S. Union Street).

***Please Note:

We have changed our monthly meetings to the 3rd THURSDAY of each month from 4-5:30PM

October 20th

Please join us for our Volunteer Support Meeting

Agency Awareness: Third Level Crisis Center 

Guest Speaker: Jamie VanDuinen

Jamie will be talking about the history of Third Le...


Please sign up!


The Little Collaborative will volunteer as Safe Harbor Dinner hosts

When: December 22 from 5:30 - 8:00 (see details below)

Where: Presbyterian Church at 701 Westminster Road in Traverse City.


For the evening, we need four volunteers to set up and serve the meal and 4 volunteers to act as hosts, spending the evening with the guests, playing cards or games, talking and generally making them feel welcome.


November 5, 2015


To continue to bolster the tool belts of our volunteers, the programs of the Little Collaborative provide

 Monthly Volunteer Support Meetings. 



December Volunteer Support Meeting - Lunch Celebration!


When: Wednesday,December 16, Noon - 1:30 PM


Where: United Way Conference Room (521 South Union Street)


Meeting Topic: You! 


Over view: Join us for this end of year celebration potluck. Let's take some time to share success...

June 15, 2015

The Little Collaborative recently held their first annual Volunteer Open House. The focus of the event was threefold: 1. To build awareness off the continuum of services offered by the three programs: HELPLINK, Family Partnership, and Agape Financial; 2. Recognize our current Volunteers; and 3. Inspire others to join us as volunteers.



Honoring our Volunteers


Our volunteers are the best! To show our appreciatio...

June 10, 2015


The Little Collaborative unveiled it's new short video at their First Annual Volunteer Open House. The open house is a way to learn more about the three organizations that are a part of the Collaborative, and an opportunity to thank volunteers.


Please feel free to share with others who are interested in volunteering with us! 

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