Volunteering at Henry Ford Cancer Institute Detroit

There's something curious about giving: What you give has a way of coming back to you. In fact, volunteers at Henry Ford Cancer Institute aren't here long before they realize they are getting back as much as they're giving.

Volunteers at Henry Ford Cancer Institute have the opportunity to learn, explore health careers, make new friends, develop new skills, and most of all, enjoy the satisfaction that comes from helping others. Are you ready to receive the rich rewards of the volunteer experience?

Volunteer Roles

Volunteers can become involved in a variety of settings. Some examples are:

  • Biorepository
  • Pancreas Clinic
  • Infusion Center
  • Art Enrichment Volunteer
  • Year-round Teen Program

Time Commitment

Volunteers are expected to make a minimum commitment of one 4 hour shift, once a week for six months.

The Henry Ford Cancer Institute is unable to accommodate less than this commitment, including court ordered community service, one time volunteering, shadowing, and observation requests.

Take the next step

If you're ready to begin receiving the rich rewards of the volunteer experience:

Complete the Volunteer Application

Have a question?

Contact Volunteer Engagement at the Henry Ford Cancer Institute, at (313) 556-8716, or by email at hfcivolunteer@hfhs.org.

Take the next step
Let us help you schedule an appointment.

Schedule Appointment Online

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