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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.

A minimum commitment of two (2) shifts per month in the service are of your choice is required; although volunteers may offer as many shifts as their schedules allow. A volunteer must commit to actively volunteer for a minimum total of six (6) months per calendar year.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please apply for a volunteer opportunity. We'll work with you to find a volunteer service that fits both your interest and schedule. If you have further questions, please Contact Us.

If you are currenlty a high school student and looking for a volunteer position do not fill out the online applicaiton, please Contact Us and state that you are a high school student looking for a volunteer opportunity.

To learn more about our Volunteer Organization, you may also wish to view our volunteer newsletter, The Volunteer Pulse.

Fundraising Service

  • Popcorn serviceGift Shop Service: Volunteers provide service in the Medical Center Gift Shop.
  • Popcorn Service: Volunteers make and sell delicious popcorn.  Volunteers also may to choose to transport popcorn in a special wagon throughout the Medical Center.

Reception Service

  • Hospital 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.
  • Medical Offices Reception Service: Volunteers provide a welcome service at the Medical Offices-Midland entrance. Additional services include directing customers, relaying messages and sorting mail.
  • 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.

Patient Service

  • Gift Shop ServiceAmbassador 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 VolunteerStudent 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.

Office Service

  • Center for Women’s Health Service: Volunteers may assist by providing patient appointment reminder telephone calls, mailings, filing, sorting, copying and computer data entry.
  • Fitness Center Service: Volunteers answer questions regarding membership and registration and perform clerical tasks.
  • Pre-Admissions Service: Volunteers answer telephones to verify patient surgical arrival times and assist with clerical tasks.