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Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital

Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital

  • Hospital/Medical Center


Visiting hours:

Monday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.


Volunteers at Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital help make our community healthier.


CALL – 269-783-3026

Whether you’re working in the gift shop, greeting visitors or visiting with patients, you will have the joy of knowing that you are helping others in a meaningful way. There are many benefits of volunteering: 

  • Help others
  • Make a difference
  • Find purpose
  • Connect with your community
  • Feel involved
  • Use your skills in an involved way
  • Learn new skills
  • Make friends

 There are many ways to volunteer

When you apply to volunteer, we match your talents and skills to our areas of need. We will do our best to place you in an area you enjoy, and where your talents can be used to help patients, visitors and hospital staff. 

  • Gift shop
  • Sewing and knitting
  • Greeter and way finder
  • Oncology clinic
  • Spiritual care
  • Patient visitor
  • Administrative support
  • And much more…  

Volunteer requirements

To volunteer at Ascension Borgess-Lee, you must be 16 years or older and commit to volunteer for at least six months. You will also be required to have a criminal background test, tuberculosis (TB) test and annual flu shot.

Before you begin volunteering, you will attend an orientation session. Training will also be provided in the area in which you will be assigned. 

Apply to volunteer

To get started, please click here to download our volunteer application. Once you have filled out this application, please mail it to: 

Ascension Borgess-Lee Foundation
Attn: Beth Cripe
420 West High Street
Dowagiac, Michigan 49047 

We will review your application to see if there are any opportunities that meet your skills. If a match is identified, we will contact you to discuss requirements, schedule and current openings. If we cannot identify a match, your file will remain open for six months. We will contact you within that time if other openings become available that may interest you. 

For additional information about volunteering at Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital, please call 269-783-3026.