Community Service

Each Upward Bound student is required to complete 18 hours of community service for the academic year.

*Students should complete 3 total by November 7th; 6 total by January 9th; 9 total by February 13th; 12 total by March 13th; 15 total by April 10th and 18 total by May 8th to keep current with UB qualifications. New students recruited to start in 2017 will be required to meet hours for February through May (9 hours).

Upward Bound staff and students help separate clothing, blankets, jackets, and more for those living in Lansing area’s temporary family housing during the holidays as part of their commitment to on-going community service.

Upward Bound staff and students help separate clothing, blankets, jackets, and more for those living in Lansing area’s temporary family housing during the holidays as part of their commitment to on-going community service.

Click here for monthly ideas of places to volunteer:

Additional Community Service hours are available at:
American Cancer Society – Phone: (517)-332-3300
and more!
The most up to date listing of potential Community Service sites is available here:
2016-17 Pre-Approved Community Service Sites

  The 2016-17 Community Service Form can be downloaded on our student forms page.


There are several types of Community Service that are NOT accepted or approved:
Babysitting
Household chores
Restaurant work (unless it is a fundraiser on behalf of the poor)
Work for family members or neighbors
Working with school sports teams
Work in classrooms

*Note that fundraising for school related organizations (such as concession stands) will be approved up to 9 hours maximum!