Volunteer

Hope Clinic is grateful for the wonderful individuals and groups who lend their time, dedication, and passion to many different roles within our organization. Hope offers numerous opportunities to become involved in volunteering and living out the Gospel Message of helping our brothers and sisters in need. Volunteers have the opportunity to make a deep and lasting impact on the lives of our patients and clients.

To begin volunteering please fill out the Online Volunteer Application form. Or come into Hope Clinic, 518 Harriet, Ypsilanti to pick up a paper application. For more information contact Connie Hallom at 734-484-2989 or challom@thehopeclinic.org.

Volunteering Areas

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS   

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Provide much-needed health care services to the underserved in our community:

  • Internists and General Practitioners
  • EMTs
  • Pharmacists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Oral Surgeons
  • Dental Specialists

OFFICE

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Support our programs with administrative and organizational skills:

  • Front office support
  • Receptionist
  • Data entry
  • Medical chart review & cleanup
  • Record reproduction

STUDENTS

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Provide office support and learn about safety-net healthcare and social services by volunteering at Hope:

  • Filing
  • Data entry
  • Pulling and prepping charts
  • Reminder calls
  • Medical chart review & cleanup
  • Many other possibilities

Student assignments depend on a volunteer’s availability, attendance, and length of volunteering. Patient interactions may be very limited or even nonexistent for some volunteer positions.

Please note that we do not offer shadowing opportunities or clinical opportunities for non-licensed volunteers.

MINISTRY
Provide spiritual support for our ministry:

  • Intercessors
  • Prayer Ministers
  • Hope Fellowship Leads

SOCIAL SERVICES
Offer practical and spiritual support to individuals and families:

  • Patient Advocates
  • Social Workers
  • Social Work Interns

FOOD PROGRAMS
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Support the distribution of basic and emergency needs:

  • Pantry Assistant
  • Meal Shopper
  • Pantry Stocker
  • Produce Distributor

MISCELLANEOUS/ON CALL
Help meet the needs of those we serve:

  • Bulk mailings
  • Emergency transportation
  • Cleaning Hope facilities
  • Organizing storage areas
  • Handyman
  • Master Gardener

GROUP ACTIVITIES

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Come help with the upkeep of Hope and learn about what we do in the community:

  • Monthly deep cleaning of commercial kitchen
  • Yard work throughout the spring and summer at our Ypsilanti and Westland locations
  • Bulk mailings on an as-needed basis. We typically have about 8 to 10 mailing projects a year
  • Ypsi Pride Day – 3rd Saturday in May is a community-wide yard beautification day in Ypsilanti
  • Donation drives – organize a collection for much-needed items. Learn more.
  • Hold fundraising events. Hope could be the designated recipient for either an existing fundraiser or an event specifically planned to benefit Hope

If you feel the Lord leading you to participate in our ministry–either in one of the above areas, through financial giving, or even in an area that we haven’t yet considered–please contact us. We would love to talk with you.

Need Community Service Hours?
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 734-484-2989 or challom@thehopeclinic.org  to learn about available community service opportunities.