Our Pride Festival, March & Rally need more than 100 volunteers to make Michigan Pride happen! For the past 25 years Michigan Pride has been sustained by the power of volunteers. By volunteering for a few hours, you can become a part of this rich tradition.  Sign-up below. Your information will not be shared with anyone outside of our organization.

Volunteer shifts encompass a variety of duties and time commitments. After you register to volunteer, a Michigan Pride Board member will contact you to match your skills and special needs to the shift that is right for you.

Most volunteer shifts are 2, 4 or 6 hours long and take place between 7 a.m. and 11pm. If you are with a group of friends or with an organization, don’t worry! Michigan Pride also has opportunities for groups who wish to volunteer together.

NOTE: Some shifts require physical work– such as setting up tables, directing traffic, or walking alongside the March as a monitor. Other shifts are less physically demanding such as assisting with arts and crafts projects in the Family Area, monitoring the festival gate, and helping at the information booth. Please let us know if you have special needs, or health restrictions, and we will gladly find an appropriate shift for you.

Why Volunteer


You’ll meet people from around Michigan, have fun, sweat a bit, and undoubtedly leave feeling good! Your reward for your hard work is priceless. At the end of the day you will have helped create a space for thousands of LGBT people to come out and show their PRIDE!


Michigan Pride volunteers will receive a T-shirt to wear during their shift as well as other goodies as a thank you from Michigan Pride.


Volunteering is easy and fun – check in with the Volunteer coordinator and tell them you’re ready to help.