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 play a larger role with our international sister cities. Your participation will help strengthen our organization, our community, and our international relationships.
Sister City Committee
Each sister city is represented by a committee of volunteers who have a particular interest in that 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 with 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!
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.
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!
Additional volunteers who share an interest in international affairs are needed to lend their support in a variety of ways, including:
- Providing home stays for visitors and guests
- Showing hospitality to sister city visitors or serving as interpreters and tour guides
- Assisting with special events and programs
- Hosting receptions and fund raising activities
- Sponsoring exchanges in the Grand Rapids area and around the world