"My Life Story" Volunteer - Spectrum Health Hospice


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

750 Fuller Ave NEGrand Rapids, MI 49503

About

Provide an opportunity for patients receiving end-of-life care to have their memories/life stories recorded into a lasting keepsake. By guiding the patient through an interview process, their stories are written out, assembled and bound, along with accompanying pictures, into beautifully designed bound books. Materials and training is provided. Bi-lingual volunteers are encouraged. Volunteers especially needed in Belding, Big Rapids, Caledonia, Grand Rapids, Holland, Lowell, Newaygo, Rockford, and Sparta areas. Note: Volunteers are asked to wait one year after the death of a family member or friend before volunteering.

Skills

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • People Skills
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Reading / Writing
  • Hospice Care

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hr volunteer orientation
  • Interviewing, writing, editing and basic computer skills.
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