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Be Active!

Volunteers are the backbone of everything we do. Join a thriving community of FutureHeights volunteers who believe grassroots action is integral to keeping the Heights strong. When you volunteer, you give part of yourself — your time, energy, and skills — and you receive the satisfaction of being a part of a collective effort toward community self-sustainability.

Opportunities include:

  • Committees – Serve on one of FutureHeights committees:
    • Community & Civic Engagement: The Community & Civic Engagement Committee (CCEC) helps to assess/determine programming and opportunities to support and amplify community voices and initiatives.
      • This committee has quarterly meetups in January, April, July, and October and otherwise offers a multitude of volunteer opportunities by project.  Please contact Sarah – swolf@futureheights.org – for more info.
    • Planning & Development: The Planning & Development Committee discusses the role FutureHeights plays in working to support community/city development opportunities.
      • This committee currently meets via Zoom at 8:30am on the second Friday of every month.
      • SUBCOMMITTEE: FutureHomes: The FutureHomes Committee works to support our FutureHomes housing program whose goal is to restore/rehabilitate selected Cleveland Heights-area houses as well as planning infill housing.
        • This committee currently meets via Zoom at 8am on the final Friday of every month.
    • Fundraising, Membership, & Marketing: The Fundraising, Membership, & Marketing Committee plans the Annual Benefit, fosters Membership growth, and helps shape FutureHeights branding & messaging.
      • This committee currently meets via Zoom at 8:30am on the third Thursday of every month.
    • Heights Music Hop: The Heights Music Hop (HMH) committee plans and executes the annual Heights Music Hop event.
      • This committee meets in the months close to the event and so it does not have a regular meeting time right now.
  • Heights Observer – become a writer, editor, photographer or distributor.
    • Write for the Observer: All content is generated by YOUR contributions — any Heights-related content is welcome for consideration.  We accept contributions on a rolling basis.  There’s a print edition out once a month and an e-news that goes out weekly.  Click here to learn more about how to submit your work.
    • Help us deliver the Observer: Once a month (around the first), volunteers help distribute the Observer to local businesses.
  • Events – help with set up or break down, greeting guests, and other various jobs.

Joining a committee or volunteering with us is a great way to make new friends, learn something new, and make your city a better place to live!


To get started, click here to complete our volunteer interest form.


Any questions, email us at  info@futureheights.org or call our office at (216) 320-1423.

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