University of Michigan Health System
How do I become a volunteer?
Who may volunteer at the UMHS?
Anyone with the desire to be of service in a health care environment, however, individuals under 16 years of age, and college students in their first semester freshman year cannot be accepted for a volunteer placement.
What is the volunteer commitment?
We require a minimum of two (2) hours and a maximum of four (4) hours per week for a minimum of six (6) months (Exception: Summer Teen Program).
How do I get volunteer application materials?
To obtain application materials:
- Download the following forms:
- Volunteer Interview Checklist
- Volunteer Application
- Authorization For A Criminal Records Check
- Reference Forms (2)
- Directions to Volunteer Services
- Request application materials from Volunteer Services at 734-936-4327 or UMHS.firstname.lastname@example.org.
When do I submit my application materials?
Please bring all application materials with you to your scheduled interview. Applications received in any other form (fax, email, etc.) are not accepted.
What volunteer opportunities are available at UMHS?
Please visit Volunteer Placement Opportunities
I volunteered at the UMHS previously and would like to return. What do I need to do?
If it has been less than two years since you last volunteered, call Volunteer Services at 734-936-4327 during the Returning Volunteer Grace Period. If it has been more than two years, you will need to re-apply.
Are there volunteer opportunities for Teens?
Yes. During the summer only, we offer a limited number of placements for high school students, at least 16 years of age by June 15. For more information, see High School Teens.
I am a musician and would like to play for the patients. How do I arrange this?
The Gifts of Art Program handles all these requests. Information is available on their website at www.med.umich.edu/goa or by calling 734-936-ARTS. (734-936-2787).
My group wants to visit children in C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. How can we do this?
The Mott Community Relations Office handles all these requests for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Please call their office at 734-764-6874.
I have donations for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. Whom do I contact?
Please call the Mott Community Relations Office at 734-764-1260.