Volunteer Application

Please review the descriptions (on the left of the screen) of each volunteer role before completing the online application below. Please be aware that available opportunities may vary between branch locations and time of year. Each branch will communicate with local volunteer applicants as needs arise.

We will consider each applicant on a case-by-case basis, and reserve the right to select individuals based on the best fit for the organization. Ele's Place is not able to accept court-ordered community service volunteers.

If you prefer to complete your application on paper, CLICK HERE, then mail or fax it to the Ele’s Place nearest you.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Ann Arbor: Leela Kausch lkausch@elesplace.org
Phone: 734-929-6640 Fax: 734-926-0985
3526 W. Liberty Road, Suite 200 Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Grand Rapids: Michaela Ayew-ew MAyewew@elesplace.org
Phone: 616-301-1605  Fax: 616-301-0508
2000 Michigan St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI  49503

Flint:  Tracy Payton-Lester tpaytonlester@elesplace.org
Phone: 810-232-3040
1227 E. Bristol Road, Burton, MI 48529

Lansing: Sue Sanford ssanford@elesplace.org
Phone: 517-482-1315  Fax 517-482-6608
1145 W. Oakland Ave., Lansing, MI 48915

On-line application below:

Which positions are you interested in? (Availability may vary. Please check all that apply)
If you are not selecting a Support Group volunteer position, you may skip this section.

I give permission to Ele’s Place to ask for contact information for my previous volunteer supervisor(s) and I release my supervisor(s) from any liability for supplying information about my performance and suitability as a volunteer. I understand that before I can interact with the families of Ele's Place, I will be required to give my consent for a criminal background check. I understand that Ele's Place reserves the right to select volunteers based on the best fit for the organization.