Do you want to provide a valuable service to our community that can add insight and meaning to your own life? Do you desire to encourage and uplift others thru an emotional and spiritual connection? Do you find joy in providing practical support to those in the community that are in need of help? Do you want to make a lasting difference in another person's life?
If so, then volunteering for Spectrum Health Hospice and Palliative Care may be right for you. We invite you to explore the many opportunities within our patient care team and organization.
Spectrum Health Hospice serves end of life patients in a wide geographic area across 11 counties in West Michigan. Volunteers choose the geographic area, role and the amount of time they would like to serve. Most volunteers donate one hour per week; however, others donate more or less time, as their schedule allows.
Here are some of the ways volunteers help us every day:
Most volunteers will be required to participate in our informative orientation program. Whether you are working with patients or office projects, you will receive in-depth instruction to help you volunteer with confidence. Training topics include:
We schedule multiple volunteer orientation classes thru out the year. We maintain an ongoing communication list that shares announcements of upcoming orientations and registration instructions.