"When you work at Freedom House Detroit, you see the impact of your work everyday. For people in need of humanitarian protection, this House is not only a refuge, it's a new beginning and a path to safety and independence. Freedom House saves lives."
- Teresa Duhl, staff member since 2019 and supporter since 2012
Shelter Site Assistant/Coordinator
The Shelter Site Assistant works directly with clients to ensure that their basic needs are met and supports the operations of the shelter, including inventory, transportation, maintenance, and more. For a full description, please click "Apply."
Volunteer Opportunities
Want to volunteer? Get started here...
If you're interested in volunteering but you're not sure where to start, this is your best first step. Register your interest with our engagement team. One of our members will contact you within ten business days to discuss opportunities and next steps. A full list of open opportunities is available on the registration form. Registration is not a guarantee of volunteer placement. Click "Register" to get started.
House Meeting Interpreters
House Meetings are a primary tool of communication between staff and clients. They occur every other Tuesday. The House Meeting Interpreter Role is open to the general public. Please click "Register" for more information.
Adopt a Party
Each party brings our House together. These rituals offer respite from the uncertainty of the future and create a positive, shared experience among clients. Recruiting family and friends to help you is a terrific way to share the joy of this experience. If this is your first party adoption, please view this slideshow. When you’re ready to sign-up, click on the “Register” link or use the link provided in the slideshow.
Social Media Ambassador
Social Media Ambassadors work to expand awareness of Freedom House Detroit within their networks by sharing and leveraging Freedom House Detroit’s social media posts and providing the Community Engagement Coordinator with feedback and recommendations.
Cares4SW: Health Disparities Initiative
Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer and utilize your unique skills? Through FreedomCares for Southwest Detroit (Cares4SW), volunteers are able to gain experience working with New American populations in Detroit to reduce health disparities and promote vaccine accessibility and healthcare access.
FreedomCares GLUE Scholars (by invitation only)
This opportunity is open only to participants of Freedom House Detroit's FreedomCares Program. This program is by invitation only. Participants should click "Register" to fill-out their onboarding paperwork and service hours log.
Board of Directors (current members only)
Current Directors should click "Register" to fill-out their onboarding paperwork and service hours log. Interested in becoming a board member? See the "Want to Volunteer?" option above.