Make a difference to veterans in need by becoming a VAVS Deputy, Detroit, MI


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4646 John R. St.Detroit, MI 48201


Veterans Administration Voluntary Service (VAVS) Deputy Needed at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, MI

I’m so exciting to share this life changing opportunity that will get your boots on the ground to support our veterans & their families!


As the VA Deputy Representative, you have a responsibility to be knowledgeable about the rules, regulations, policies and programs of the VAVS program.


  • Ability to commit to volunteer 5-10 hours per week
  • Assist the VA Representative in the recruitment, retention and recognition of volunteers.
  • Coordination of the volunteer resources of Soldiers’ Angels and all aspects of their participation in the VAVS program at the medical center.
  • Assistance in planning special events and coordinating the distribution of goods and services.
  • Outreach within the local community.
  • Attend the annual evaluation of Soldiers’ Angels participation in the VAVS program with the leadership of Soldiers’ Angels and VA (Annual joint review scheduled with the Chief of Voluntary Services) with the VA Representative.


  • Qualifications for this position include:
  • Willing and able to participate in the orientation provided by the Voluntary Service Office at the VA.
  • Physically capable of performing regularly scheduled (RS) hours of service and have a source of transportation.
  • Ability to attend committee meetings regularly. If Soldiers’ Angels is not represented by a Representative or Deputy Representative at three consecutive meetings, Soldiers’ Angels may be dropped from the VAVS Committee.
  • Ability to recruit volunteers of all ages, both from Soldiers’ Angels volunteers and the community at large.
  • Ability to work effectively with Soldiers’ Angels’ volunteers and representatives from other organizations on the VAVS committee and with the VA staff.
  • A genuine desire to serve on the VAVS committee and a full realization of the responsibility associated with that and the work to be done.

If this sounds like something that you’d enjoy, please contact: Alicia McMiller, VA Voluntary Service Site Coordinator,, (248) 590-0208 for more details on how to join the Angels Team.


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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 to 10 hours per week
  • Special Events & Planning Meetings

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