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Michigan Veteran Homes - Volunteering

MVHGR staff unveiling a bronze plaque for Sarah Brooks during the memorial dedication
Michigan Veterans Homes

Michigan Veteran Homes - Volunteering

MVHCT Basketball Game

Service to Our Members

At Michigan Veteran Homes, our volunteers are vital. Individuals, families and groups are always enhancing the quality of life for our members, which is something we genuinely appreciate.

There are a wide variety of opportunities, tasks and time commitments for our volunteers and include:

  • Spending quality time with our veterans
  • Attending sporting events or shopping trips with members
  • Playing cards or games
  • Serving as readers and writers
  • Raking leaves on the grounds

To volunteer at Michigan Veteran Homes at Chesterfield Township, contact Volunteer Coordinator Maxine Butler at butlerm13@michigan.gov or 586-256-9921.

To volunteer at Michigan Veteran Homes D.J. Jacobetti, contact Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Johnson at johnsons93@michigan.gov or 906-226-3576 Ext: 2520396.

To volunteer at Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids, contact Volunteer Coordinator Becky Smit at smitr@michigan.gov or 616-862-2048.

All volunteers must complete an application, agree to a code of conduct and submit to a background check prior to attending a two-hour orientation.