Volunteer

Did you know that more than 200 volunteers serve throughout our ministry? They include doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants, lawyers, interior designers, counselors, receptionists, business professionals, contractors, graphic designers, administrative experts, computer specialists, and students who help on our Willing to WaitTM Drama Team. Our facilities are even cleaned by volunteers! In fact during this past year, more than $300,000 contributed by our generous volunteers through their self-less service. Thank you volunteers – you are making a life-sized difference!

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Consider a volunteer position at either our downtown or Wyoming office. Most volunteer positions require an in-person application and interview, two references, and a criminal background check. Call Becky at 616.259.1516 for more information.

RECEPTIONIST – Greet clients, obtain client information, answer client calls, take messages, make referrals and perform miscellaneous clerical duties. You will receive on-the-job training and we ask you to volunteer one four-hour shift weekly with a one-year commitment.

COUNSELOR - Meet with clients, follow up by telephone and/or personal contact and make community referrals. You are required to attend a multi-day training seminar as well as in-service training as provided. We ask you to volunteer one four-hour shift weekly with a one-year commitment.

NURSE – Verify pregnancy tests, provide prenatal education, and make medical care referrals. You may be asked to attend a multi-day training seminar as well as in-service training as provided. We ask you to volunteer one four-hour shift weekly with a one-year commitment.

MEDICAL - Physicians and Physician’s Assistants are needed to share various shifts for our STD/STI testing and treatment program. Call Bev at 616.259.1505 for more information.

SORTING ASSOCIATE – Organize, sort, store, and display material goods such as diapers, baby clothing, formula, and baby equipment for client distribution. This requires on-the-job training. We ask you to volunteer one four-hour shift weekly with a six month commitment.

WILLING TO WAIT LEADERSHIP TEAMTM - Our Willing to WaitTM drama team is composed of area teens and adult sponsors. We ask you to participate in Tuesday evening practices and to commit to a full school year.

CHURCH MINISTRY PARTNER – Advocate for and represent the PRC at your church. We will supply the materials and you can help us get the word out regarding current events, volunteer needs, and urgent needs for our Family Support clients. Please call Vicki for more information at 616.259.1518.

PRAYER – Come to the center to pray for clients, staff, and volunteers. Our prayer advocates are scheduled individually and a prayer room is provided.

ADMINISTRATION – Provide administrative support such as data entry, special projects, and annual events. If you have basic understanding of computers, attention to detail, and a willingness to maintain confidentiality, this might be the volunteer position for you.

MAINTENANCE – Provide light building maintenance, simple repairs, some moving, lifting, and hauling when necessary – primarily in our Wyoming office. Generally, this requires a flexible schedule.

GROUP PROJECTS – Regular small groups are scheduled on week nights to provide cleaning, sorting, and some organization. Call Vicki at 616.259.1518 for advanced scheduling.

CHURCH PROJECTS – Collecting diapers, formula, and baby items through your local community. We will also provide baby bottles for a “baby bottle” drive. Call for more information.

If you would like more information about volunteer opportunities at the PRC, contact Becky at 616.259.1516 or becky.buick@prcforlife.org.

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