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Angel Program Volunteer Qualifications

Qualifications: Reliable, non-judgmental, and compassionate individual. Flexibility is a must in this position. Ability to stay calm under pressure or in difficult situations is a necessity. Willingness to assist in additional tasks, is essential. All Angels must sign applicable MSP Angel Program paperwork, including confidentiality and liability release waiver forms.  


  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Registered, insured vehicle in operating condition.
  • Provide transportation to treatment center for participant.
  • Pay for required meals and lodging up front; then request for reimbursement, which may take up to 60 days.
  • Submit to Criminal History Background Check.
  • At least 2 years in recovery.
  • Attendance at all mandatory trainings.
  • Reliable contact information (phone and email).
  • Ability to provide schedule of availability.
  • Complete and sign required Angel paperwork.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must be within one-hour drive of the Michigan State Police Post.
  • Listen and engage with participants.
  • Provide resources and encouragement to the participant.
  • Assist participant with program paperwork.
  • Provide transportation services to assigned treatment center.