Volunteer Opportunities at MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland is widely known for its compassion and quality of patient care services. Medical Center volunteers provide an extra special touch that enhances the patient experience.
We have a variety of volunteer opportunities, with a minimum commitment of one shift per month in the service area of your choice; although volunteers may offer as many shifts as their schedules allow.
If you are interested in learning more about our volunteer opportunities, please contact the Volunteer Services Department. We will do our best to find a volunteer position that fits both your interest and schedule.
To learn more about our Volunteer Organization, you may also wish to view our volunteer newsletter, The Volunteer Pulse.
- Gift Shop Service: Volunteers provide service in the Medical Center Gift Shop. Teams of two volunteers cover various shifts including:
- Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 1 to 4 p.m.; 4 to 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m and 1 to 4 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
- Popcorn Service: Volunteers make and sell delicious popcorn. Volunteers also may to choose to transport popcorn in a special wagon throughout the Medical Center.
- Volunteers may also offer to assist with general fund-raising events such as book, uniform and candy sales, among others to help support the Medical Center and Volunteer Organization.
- Main Entrance Reception Service: Volunteers provide a welcome service at the Medical Center’s main entrance. Additional services include directing customers, relaying messages and sorting mail.
- Guest and Patient Service: Volunteers provide customers a way-finding and escort service throughout the Medical Center.
- Surgical Lounge Service: Volunteers greet patients and families to a Surgical Lounge Waiting Area. They also offer support to families throughout their stay in the lounge.
- Riecker Surgery Center Reception Service: Volunteers greet patients and families as they arrive for surgery. They also offer support to families throughout the surgical experience.
- Ambassador Service: Volunteers provide support to newly admitted patients by answering general questions, identifying special needs and reporting patient concerns. They also offer family members coupons for a complimentary beverage.
- Magazine Service: Volunteers provide magazines to patients and visitors as well as friendly conversation.
- Center for Women’s Health Service Looking Glass Shoppe Service: Volunteers assist customers with purchases and schedule appointments.
- Emergency Service: Volunteers assist by making beds, stocking linen and supplies, and offering warm blankets and plush toys to patients.
- Infusion Center Service: Volunteers provide direct assistance to outpatients and their families in a variety of ways to supplement personalized care such as nutritional foods and beverages, warm blankets, etc.
- Infusion Center Cancer Caregiver Volunteer Coach Service: Volunteers offer resources and support to caregivers of cancer patients.
- Mental Health Service: Volunteers lead patients in bingo games and offer refreshments.
- Neuroscience Service: Volunteers assist with a stroke screening clinic on Friday mornings from approximately 7:15 to 11 a.m.
- Patient Support Service: Volunteers assist with a dining service by assisting patients with meal ordering, delivering and retrieving meal trays, and offering friendly conversation.
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service: Volunteers register patients, collect fees and perform clerical tasks such as filing, computer data entry and record keeping.
- Riecker Surgery Center Patient Service: Volunteers assist by making beds, stocking linen and supplies, and discharging patients using wheelchairs.
- Cosmic Canine Cure Service: Volunteers, along with their dog companions, provide patient visitation. Dogs and volunteer handlers must have obtained membership with Delta Society Pet Partners program, a national organization that evaluates and certifies animals and handlers for this type of human/animal interaction.
- Student Volunteer Service: Volunteers between the ages of 14 and 18 and attending high school (9-12 grades) provide assistance after school and weekends. Duties include assisting patients with meal ordering, delivering and retrieving meal trays, and offering conversation. Volunteers also deliver newspapers and flowers to patients.
- Adult Student Volunteer Service: Adult volunteers oversee the Student Volunteer Service designed for young adults by providing new volunteer orientation and training. Adults also publish a newsletter, schedule volunteers and maintain attendance records.
- Center for Women’s Health Service: Volunteers may assist by providing patient appointment reminder telephone calls, mailings, filing, sorting, copying and computer data entry.
- Diabetes Center Service: Volunteers assemble patient charts and packets, assist with mailings and provide computer data entry.
- Employee Health Service: Volunteers must be registered or licensed practical nurses to assist with health screenings and clinics.
- Fitness Center Service: Volunteers answer questions regarding membership and registration and perform clerical tasks.
- Invasive Imaging Service: Volunteers provide liaison support between families and professional staff. Volunteers answer a telephone and take messages, offer coffee and escort patients and families to private waiting rooms.
- Pre-Admissions Service: Volunteers answer telephones to verify patient surgical arrival times and assist with clerical tasks.
- Rehabilitation Service: Volunteers may choose to offer service in physical or occupation therapy to provide assistance to patients under the direction of professional staff.