Volunteer at RIM
At Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM), volunteers make a tremendous impact on patients, their recovery and the overall experience of undergoing rehab at RIM.
If you think you might be a good fit for our volunteer program, please apply using the application below or contact Shannon Higdon with questions [email protected]
- Age requirement: You must be at least 15-years-old
- Time commitment:
- We ask for a weekly commitment of at least three hours per week
- We prefer volunteers perform 100 hours of service consecutively
- These requests result in a volunteer period that is approximately two semesters or eight months
- Time of year:
- Volunteers are needed year-round
- Summer-only opportunities are available but are limited and require a commitment of at least six hours a week for a minimum of 50 hours of consecutive service. We begin accepting applications for summer volunteering in March
Accepted applicants must complete:
- Via email, we'll discuss your interests and skills and will explain the medical screening and orientation processes
- A basic health screening and TB clearance
- A two-hour orientation session
Placements are based on interests, abilities, time availability and the current needs of RIM.
How To Become a Volunteer
- Click here to complete the online Volunteer Application Form
- Make a copy of your photo ID
- Choose one personal reference to write a letter of recommendation.
- This person:
- Cannot be a family member
- Can be an employer, professional or church affiliation, teacher, etc.
- Send a copy of your photo ID and reference letter to the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan one of three ways:
- Email: [email protected]
- Fax: (313) 745-9064
- Mail to:
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
261 Mack Ave., Room 233
Detroit, MI 48201