“Volunteers Do Not Just Do The Work; They Make It Work. "
Carol Pettit

Our Mission

Utilize volunteers talents, skills, dedication and willingness to help to collaborate with our staff into  providing culturally-competent support services to families in a holistic approach to improve their quality of life.  With a variety of programs supporting our community, there are many different ways to get involved with our mission. Centro is always looking for hard-working individuals to help with our various projects. Discover how you can become a volunteer:

Types of Volunteering Opportunities

Direct Client Support

Indirect Client Support


  • Client Support: Front desk, filling out forms and applications, administering surveys, accompanying clients, interpretation
  • Education & Awareness: Teaching or co-facilitating a class and/or tutoring. Topics may include: citizenship classes, ESL, immigrant guide, financial literacy, LGBTQ awareness, parenting, life skills, and more
  • Caregiver/Childcare: Set up activities for children to play such as: story time, arts and crafts, sensory play, etc.
  • Translations
  • Office work:  data entry, client job search, resources database and more
  • Social media and marketing: Creating Tikt-Tok content, take video and photography at events.


  • Events: Help with setup/takedown of tables at events, serve food, help organize material, talk to event goers, promote our services, recruit other volunteers, etc.
  • Building and Office Space: help move furniture; organize storage rooms; sort, create, and discard advertising material; help with the remodeling of the courtyard, and more.
  • Fundraising and Outreach
  • Donation Management: sort and organize donations

Current Openings

If the current opportunities are not something you are looking for but you are still interested in volunteering, you can still fill out a volunteer application so we can add you to our database for future opportunities.

Apply Now

Join us by filling out an application below

Contact us

If you are interested in Volunteering with Centro, you can apply online or print the Volunteer Application and send it to Andrea Puebla via e-mail to [email protected] or call us at (313) 597 8121


In addition to the volunteer opportunities, CMLF offers Internships for University Students  in the following fields:

  • Mental Health 
  • Social Work   
  • Health Education 

Volunteering Forms & Documents