By being part of Grand Rapids Sister Cities International you can impact and change the world. Not only will your time, support, and ideas benefit the greater Grand Rapids community, but you’ll experience a larger role with the five international cities. Your participation will help strengthen our organization, our community, and our sister cities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Sister City Committee – Each sister city is represented by a committee of volunteers who have a particular interest in a city, language, or part of the world. These committee members play an important role in developing and maintaining sister city relationships.

Membership Committee Member – We love our members and need volunteers who can help communicate, recognize and engage them. If you like to work on projects such as newsletters, event planning, writing copy, thank you campaigns and encouraging new memberships, this is the committee for you!

Graphic Artist – We need talented professionals or developing artists to create flyers, brochures, newsletters and other print pieces used to tell the Grand Rapids Sister Cities International story.

Fundraising – Want to gain experience in a highly desired skill? Fundraising is for you! Simply tell the Grand Rapids Sister Cities International story to our members, people in the community and businesses. Then ask for their support – EASY!

Supporters – Additional volunteers who share an interest in international affairs are needed to lend their support in a variety of ways:

  • Provide home stays for visitors and guests
  • Show hospitality to sister city visitors or serve as interpreters and tour guides
  • Assist with special events and programs
  • Host receptions and fund raising activities
  • Sponsor exchanges in the Grand Rapids area and around the world

If you are interested in volunteering please contact us at info@grsistercities.org