Volunteer at Kelsey and United Hospitals
We welcome volunteers at Spectrum Health United and Kelsey Hospitals. Whether you’re greeting people in the lobby, working in the gift shop or helping with our activity cart, you will have the fulfillment of knowing you’re helping others and allowing us to better serve our patients.
Roles and Opportunities
In order to attract and retain the best possible volunteers for Spectrum Health United and Kelsey Hospitals and ensure a positive experience for you, we try to match individual talents and skills to our areas of need.
Here are some of the ways volunteers help us every day:
- Activity cart
- Cancer center
- Gift shop
- Kelsey Hospital Guild
- Lobby greeter
- Rehab and nursing center
Please review the following volunteer requirements before you apply.
Age Requirement: Volunteers at Spectrum Health United and Kelsey Hospitals must be age 18 or older.
Commitment Requirement: In order to properly orient and train individuals, we ask volunteers to commit to serve for a minimum of six months.
Join the dedicated and caring volunteers at Spectrum Health United and Kelsey Hospitals. To get started, follow these simple steps:
- Complete an application that will be electronically submitted to us.
- Please fill out the criminal background check and return to volunteer services. You may email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 616.225.3490 or mail it to:
Spectrum Health United and Kelsey Hospitals
Attn: Volunteer Services
615 S. Bower Street
Greenville, MI 48838
Next Steps and Orientation
When we have received your application we will review it to see if any open opportunities align with your interests and run your background check. We will contact you by phone if we feel there is a match. If we cannot identify a match at this time, we will keep your file open for six months. We will contact you within that time if other openings become available that may interest you.
If we contact you by phone, we will further discuss requirements, your availability and our current openings. The next step is a face-to-face interview to talk in more detail. If we have mutually agreed to move forward, we must complete additional requirements (free of charge and with our assistance) such as two tuberculosis skin tests, seasonal flu shot and possible immunizations if you are not up to date (for patient contact areas).
We also ask you to complete an orientation including topics such as Spectrum Health’s mission/vision/values, personal and building safety, infection control and confidentiality laws, etc. We ask you to sign and agree to a commitment statement and Spectrum Health’s Code of Excellence.
Once these items are completed satisfactorily, our team refers you to a specific location and department. Before starting, we will give you parking instructions, a volunteer badge and a volunteer uniform (polo or smock). The Volunteer Leader in that location will then contact you to set up your orientation and welcome you to your new volunteer role.