Speak for Yourself, Plan Your Care, southwest Michigan’s advance care planning program, is looking for volunteers who enjoy talking to people from all walks of life. Volunteers will be provided facilitator training and given the tools and skills necessary to guide families through an advance care planning conversation. No medical background or clinical knowledge is necessary.
People who are a good fit for this position will have the following qualities:
- Able to spend at least one to three hours per month in conversation
- Good at listening without judgement, able to leave personal opinions out of the process
- Good with time management, responsiveness, and follow up
These conversations are often beautiful and surprising. If you’re interested in being part of these moments, call to speak with a volunteer coordinator at (269) 429-7100