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Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact the Volunteer Services Department at 810-606-5100 or apply for a volunteering position online!

Arts & Crafts Assistant


Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Assist in planning/preparation of craft projects/games/activities
Encourage and assist clients in actual completion of craft projects
Assist with room clean-up

Atrium Pool
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center
Flexible person to do a multitude of tasks: Mail delivery, greeter, escort, wheelchair escort, short term staff help

Bereavement
Campus Locations: Hospice
Provide comfort and support to patient's care giver after the death of a patient
Visiting/support groups/supportive telephone calls to bereaved

Courtesy Coach
Campus Locations: Health Park
Drive a mini-van through the parking lots to the main entrance picking up/dropping off guests.

Clerical Assistant
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center, Health Park, Hospice
Assist with clerical functions, mailings, photo copying, phone
Create bulletin board displays (Genesys Convalescent Center)
Filing, packet preparation, general typing
Some data collection
Miscellaneous duties as needed

Family Focus
Campus Locations: Health Park, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Provide warmth, reassurance to patients and families that come in to the Emergency Department
Assist patients (non-professional tasks), i.e. getting a magazine, meal tray, coloring book, etc.
Assist staff by running errands and assisting with escorting

Entertainment
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Assist clients with sing alongs
Performing, singing, and instrumental playing

Eucharistic Minister
Campus Locations: Health Park, Hospice
Give Holy Communion to Catholic patients
Notify Chaplains to other spiritual needs the patient expresses

EverGreen Cart
Campus Locations: Health Park atrium
Greet and interact with customers
Sell plant items
Promote the gardening experience

Fresh Flower Arrangements
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center
Rearrange funeral flowers to bud vases for patients

Fundraising Events
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center, Hospice
Help plan and participate in coordination of fundraising events
Work with Fundraising Director to plan, organize and/or execute event

Gardener
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center, Health Park, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Plant flowers, complete outside projects, perform greenhouse tasks
Take care of bird feeding (Genesys Convalescent Center)

Gift/Floral Shop
Campus Locations: Health Park
Sell items to visitors, patients and staff
Provide warm welcome to customers
Assist with stocking and cashiering

Hip/Knee
Campus Locations: Health Park
Assist staff with hip and knee surgery patients with items such as patient transport and gym setup

Homemaker/Handyman Services
Campus Locations: Patient homes
In-home support for hospice patients and families where there is lack of support or financial resources
Meal preparation, assistance with light household chores/repairs and yardwork

In-Home Respite Home Hospice
Campus Locations: Patient homes
Provide respite (caregiver relief) in the home hospice setting for 3-4 hours blocks of time

Information Desk
Campus Locations: Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Greet visitors, give information and directions
Assist paid staff with patient information and telephone calls

Lab Transport
Campus Locations: Health Park
Escort patients to various locations within the outpatient diagnostics department
Assist staff with errands

Library Volunteer
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center
Catalog and maintain books and magazines in the library and
around the facility
Offer reading material to residents

Mealtime Companion
Campus Locations: Health Park, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center, Genesys Convalescent Center,
Provide a helping hand and companionship to patients during mealtime
Feeding patients

Men's Club Leader
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center
Conduct group for men
Visit male residents who are unable to attend group

Neuro ICU / CICU / SICU Volunteer
Campus Locations: Health Park
Provide comfort to families in waiting rooms

Patient Visitor
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center, Residential Hospice at Genesys Convalescent Center
Visits new patients, welcomes / provides respite
Give evaluation cards to patients
Read, write to/for patients

Pet Therapy
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center
Provide animal assisted therapy to patients, families, staff and visitors
Requires proof of graduation from an approved pet therapy program and current rabies documentation

Procedures Unit Volunteer
Campus Locations: Health Park
Make up admissions packets
Stamp patient records
Photocopying, filing, mail
Collate materials

Rehab
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center
Assist Recreational Therapists with activities
Implement simple tasks/activities with patients
Teach patients how to make/build a hobby item

Sewing Service
Campus Locations: Health Park, Genesys Convalescent Center
Create crafts and provide assembly and/or sewing support to produce a variety of cheer items for patients
Sewing/repair of resident clothing (Genesys Convalescent Center)

Special Care Nursery
Campus Locations: Health Park
Assist nurses with nursery tasks (folding, stocking, cleaning isolets, rocking, etc.)
Assist with newborn hearing tests

Spiritual Care
Campus Locations: Health Park, Hospice
Acts as liaison for Chaplains by greeting visitors, answering phones, relaying messages
Provides clerical assistance, write condolence cards, call churches and parishes
Assist Spiritual Care Coordinator with patients in their home and/or at Genesys Convalescent Center

Surgery Waiting Rooms
Campus Locations: Health Park
Register guests
Act as telephone liaison between Recovery Room, surgeons and families
Provide warmth and reassurance to families/visitors.

Transportation / Shopping
Campus Locations: Genesys Convalescent Center, Hospice
Provide transportation to physician offices, grocery shopping and miscellaneous errands

Please contact the Volunteer Services Department at 810-606-5100 or apply for a volunteering position online!

 

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