Volunteer Opportunities

Please remember to send a copy of your volunteer activities to Human Resources and a copy to Michele Featherston for our SSA volunteer report.

Hospice Compassus
Seeking volunteers for office and administrative tasks and Direct non-medical patient care opportunities working with families for extra support and companionship.

Lindsey Leonowicz
LLMSW, Volunteer Coordinator, Bereavement Coordinator
30665 Northwestern Hwy.
Suite 150
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Office: (248) 355-9900
Office Cell: (248)464-7914

VIP Mentoring
VIP-Mentoring-logoWho is VIP Mentoring?
VIP is a non-profit organization that has been serving the Metro Detroit Community since 1980. Our mission is to create sustainable, meaningful mentoring relationships for children in the tri-county area whose difficult circumstances may seriously compromise their opportunity to succeed.

  • Community-based Program:
    • Each mentor volunteers to pick up a child (mentee) at home as scheduled by mentor, mentee and caregiver
    • Meet with mentee two hours a week
    • One -year commitment
  • Community-based Location Specific Program:
    • Each mentor volunteers to meet with a child (mentee) on the same day at the same time each week at a predetermined school, church or other community location.
    • Meet with mentee one hour a week
    • One-year commitment
  • Volunteer mentor opportunities are available at the following schools in Metro Detroit:
    • Charles H. Wright Academy (Detroit-West)
    • Romulus Elementary (Romulus)
    • Central Collegiate Academy High School (Detroit – West)
    • Denby High School (Detroit – East)
    • Spain K-8 School (Detroit – Downtown)
  • Reasons to Volunteer:
    • Pique student’s interest in the areas of higher education, vocational options and careers
    • Positively impact a child’s life
    • Be a positive role model
    • Be a sounding board as students discover their post-graduation potential and choices
  • Mentors are required to:
    • Be at least 18 years of age
    • Complete necessary paperwork (Application & Background Check Forms)
    • Attend a 2-hour Mentor Training & Orientation Session
    • Complete a one-on-one interview with VIP

Please call or visit our website today to get more information on becoming a VIP Mentor!
(313) 964-1110 Ext. 170 www.vipmentoring.org

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