Volunteers are the heart of Emmanuel Hospice. They help bring to life our philosophy of care that centers on providing comfort, dignity and tranquility to the dying and their loved ones.

Emmanuel Hospice will help match your talents, skills and interests to the many volunteer opportunities we have available and you will receive comprehensive training tailored specifically to your area of assignment.

Our volunteer opportunities include:

  • Administrative support
  • Grief support
  • Art Legacy Facilitation
  • Comfort calls
  • Community outreach
  • Pet visitors
  • Patient / family support
  • Spiritual companion
  • Veteran-to-Veteran
  • Vigil volunteer

Register as a Volunteer Today

There are three easy ways to register as an Emmanuel Hospice volunteer.


Register Online

It’s easy to register as a volunteer online. Click the button below to start the process.



Submit by Email

Print and fill out the Emmanuel Hospice volunteer application form. Submit the completed form to Emmanuel Hospice. Scan your application and email the PDF to EHVolunteer@emmanuelhospice.org.


Submit by Post

Send your application form to:

Volunteer Services
Emmanuel Hospice
401 Hall St SW, Suite 263
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Submit a Volunteer Report

For active volunteers, please remember to fill out the appropriate Volunteer Report form below after each visit or missed visit. Thank you!