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Volunteers help ensure patients receive better care at Bronson Battle Creek.
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Bronson Battle Creek provides a high level of professionalism and technology, but with the equally important human touch and that's where you, as a volunteer, can be of great service. You can help alleviate the natural fears and apprehensions of the patient and their families by performing courteous and helpful services. Volunteers donate their time, talents and services to help Bronson Battle Creek provide quality care to patients and families. Last year, Bronson Battle Creek volunteers gave more than 70,000 hours of service. Volunteers assist with visitor and patient information, escorting a family member to the appropriate area, run errands for staff, tend to the gift shop just to mention a few of the services they provide.
Benefits of Volunteering
Whether you want to learn about health care careers or simply share your free time in a positive way, volunteering at Bronson Battle Creek lets you help patients, visitors and staff. Volunteering can have health benefits for you, too—studies show that volunteers feel good physically and emotionally when they help others. Remember, no matter how small a service may seem to you, it can be an integral part of the healing process.
Bronson Battle Creek depends on help from volunteers in many areas. Assignments include working the reception desk, assisting with clerical tasks, transporting wheelchair patients, providing support to patients and families and retail sales in the gift shop. Volunteers may also participate in fundraising for Bronson Battle Creek health care programs and services. We try to find you a volunteer assignment to match your individual interest and talents.
Bronson Battle Creek volunteers come from all walks of life and backgrounds. Our volunteers are teenagers, retired adults, moms and dads, college students and professionals. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old and willing to work approximately fours hours per week. We ask adults to commit to at least six months, and students to commit to a full semester or summer. To learn more, please visit our Volunteer Requirements page.
Why Volunteer at Bronson Battle Creek?
Volunteering for Bronson Battle Creek not only helps patients, families and staff but also helps you. Our volunteers find that giving their time helps them connect with their community and lets them experience the joy of helping others. Volunteering with Bronson Battle Creek also lets you:
- explore health care careers
- meet people and develop friendships
- boost self-confidence
- develop and share your skills
- gain information, education or training
- keep yourself active and have fun
- receive annual flu shots
- attend an annual recognition event held in fall
- attend Bronson Battle Creek training and development courses
- participate in a variety of special programs offered by Bronson Battle Creek
For more information, or if you’re ready to sign up to volunteer at Bronson Battle Creek, call us at 269-245-8470.