St. Joseph Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities in St. Joseph

Download Application 

Phone: (269) 983-8102
Fax: (269) 982-4051

Lakeland Regional Medical Center
1234 Napier Ave., St. Joseph, 49085

Lakeland Center for Outpatient Services
3900 Hollywood Rd., St. Joseph, 49085

Marie Yeager Cancer Center
3950 Hollywood Rd., St. Joseph, 49085

Pine Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
4368 Cleveland Ave., Stevensville, MI 49127

Our volunteers assist in a wide variety of service areas. The list below are some of our most common positions for volunteers. If there is an activity not shown that you are interested in or you have questions, please let us know!

Auxiliary Board

Description: Serve in a variety of capacities on a committee, such as scholarships, special projects and fund-raising, with the common goal being to enhance patient comfort at Lakeland.
Requirements: Must possess leadership skills and be able to communicate effectively with all personalities.

Blood Drives

Description: Assist with donor registration, escorting donors, serving refreshments and taking appointments for future blood drives.
Requirements: Friendly and accommodating personality; ability to walk.

Baking Belles

Description: Assist Pine Ridge residents in preparing and baking treats to be served for the afternoon Happy Hour program.
Requirements: Positive and personable attitude and enjoy working in the kitchen.


Description: Assists Pine Ridge residents who are visually or hearing impaired play Bingo.
Requirements: Positive and personable attitude.

Birthday Party Assistant

Description: Assist staff in transporting Pine Ridge residents to and from the monthly party and serve cake and ice cream.
Requirements: Positive and personable attitude; ability to walk some distance while pushing an occupied wheelchair.

Care Partner

Description: Assist staff on medical floors by responding to call lights, changing linens, assist with patient discharges and activities.
Requirements: Ability to remain positive in a clinical environment and assist staff with a variety of patients and their immobilities.


Description: Assist with answering phones, folding, stapling, preparing mass mailings and other projects as needed.
Requirements: Must be organized, able to read and write, and have a good phone voice.

Community Outings

Description: Chaperone and assist Pine Ridge residents for outings to places such as the County Fair, Wicks Apple Barn, Blue Chip Buffet, local restaurants, Celebration Cinema, Silver Beach, Christmas light tours, LMC concerts, Brown Bag concerts, and more.
Requirements: Positive and personable attitude; ability to walk some distance while pushing an occupied wheelchair.

Court Yard Café

Description: Wait tables, take orders, and clear tables. The Auxiliary uses Café proceeds for philanthropic donations to Lakeland HealthCare.
Requirements: Must be pleasant, able to read and write, follow directions, have good communication skills, and be able to physically carry food trays.

Continue Watching

Lakeland has a Heart to Serve now with Spectrum Health

Improving health, inspiring hope, saving lives. Spectrum Health Lakeland is now part of Spectrum Health offering an expanded care team, additional specialties, and new technology for you and your family.

Spectrum Health Lakeland: Your 100 Top Hospital

IBM Watson Health™ published its 100 Top Hospitals® 2019 study naming Lakeland among the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

We Are Lakeland

Video of our team members

© Spectrum Health Lakeland 2019