Dow encourages and supports employees and retirees to become involved in their communities by lending their time, talent and expertise through volunteer efforts. View the links below to learn more about volunteer opportunities in your area.


Local/Regional Opportunities

Great Lakes Bay Region Retirees: Volunteer Opportunities at Legacy Center for Community Success

Volunteer Opportunity for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Great Lakes Bay Region

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Dow VolunteerMatch

Dow has partnered with VolunteerMatch to enable employees and retirees to search for volunteer opportunities based on location, interest and their availability, thus providing them a more effective way to engage their community.

To get started, visit the Dow VolunteerMatch website. If you have not already created an account, you must do so before signing up. To create an account, click "Register Now!" on the Home page of Dow VolunteerMatch. Then, select "Create an Account Now" and enter your basic contact information. This will take just a minute or two to complete. Your account is completely confidential.

Once you find a volunteer position that matches your interests and availability, you can sign up and the community group will contact you with further details. The site is free for retirees and employees to use.

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Dow Promise

Dow Promise helps educationally and economically challenged young people realize their full potential.

See the Dow Promise website for more information.

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Habitat for Humanity International

Dow and Habitat for Humanity International have been building great things together since the early 1980s. Dow's commitment and contributions reach beyond science and technology to embrace the Human Element and to help provide sustainable, affordable housing to those in need. Dow lends support to Habitat in many ways, including house sponsorship, product donation and volunteer work crews at builds around the world.

Habitat for Humanity is excited to expand the significant longtime support of Dow and its employees into an opportunity to match the professional skills of Dow retirees with project needs at local Habitat affiliates around the country. We are looking for enthusiastic people with the ability to donate their expertise to various projects. The available opportunities will help you gain experience in a nonprofit setting in the community. Available opportunities include projects such as assisting with business development and helping to implement "green building" and youth education programs.

In 2014, Dow is furthering its commitment to Habitat by providing more than 10,000 volunteer hours as well as expanding its product donations. You can be a part of Dow's continued commitment to Habitat. Just let us know how many volunteer hours you contribute to Habitat during 2014.

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