GIL is seeking child care volunteers!

Do you love working with young children?  

We are seeking volunteers to help with child care on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Volunteer shifts are available on both days from 

10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm, and 10am-2pm.  

Please call 517-488-5342 if you are interested in being a child care volunteer!

Meet Our Volunteer Staff


Our hard working and compassionate teachers are dedicated to the GIL cause and work tirelessly to help bring accessible education to refugees in the Lansing area.  In 2018, our incredible group of volunteer teachers donated 2,500 hours of their time to our classroom.  They are simply amazing and we are so thankful for each of them.  Thank you, teachers!

The Teachers Who Make GIL Possible


Paula Frantz

Executive Director

Volunteer Teachers

Jan Bernsten

Barbara Breneman 

Sharon Carr
Peggy Champion

David Cook

Kathi Cook

Marvin Dunn
Pat Eenigenburg
​Paul Eenigenburg
​Kelly Kitchen

Matt Larsen

Marsha Lommel

Ann McCarthy
James Montrief
Jeff Shane
​Keith Smith
​Jim Veurink
​Jane White 

Interested in Volunteering?


Our program wouldn't exist without the amazing support of our volunteers.  If you're interested in finding out how you can volunteer, please contact 517-488-5342.

Become a Volunteer

To apply to be a volunteer, please download the application below and return the completed application to:

The Global Institute of Lansing

510 W. Ottawa Street

Lansing, MI  48933

GIL Volunteer Application (pdf)