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Volunteer or Intern at the Corner

Internships at the Corner

The Corner Health Center also offers semester to yearlong unpaid internships for class credit. Please complete the form to see if there is an available spot to become a Corner Health Intern.

Field of Study or Equivalence: Health Administration, Health Education, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, Sociology, Pre-Med, etc.

How do I apply?
If you are interested in completing an internship for class credit at the Corner Health Center, please fill out this application and we will be in contact with you.

Internship Contact
Ashley M. Anderson
Community Outreach and Education Manager
Intern Coordinator

Volunteer at the Corner

Got extra time on your hands? Want to become involved in the community? Need volunteer hours for a college class? Review the volunteer opportunities below, fill out our online application and start making a difference today.

Must be 18 years or older to volunteer and the Corner does not accept volunteers meeting court required hours. If you have any specific specialty skills and do not see an opportunity that fits those skills, please contact us directly.

Current Volunteer Positions

See an opportunity you're interested in? Complete our volunteer application here.

Corner Store Volunteer

Corner Health Center, 47 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Volunteers will lead day to day operations of the Store and Food Pantry, under staff supervision. The Corner Store is a safety net program that provides beneficial tangible support for Corner patients. It is stocked with a variety of personal care items, household goods, and infant care products. A free food pantry is included in the Store to provide patients with access to healthy food.

Time Commitment:
A minimum donation of 4 hours/week requested. This is a weekly shift – the same day and time each week.

Works with:
Corner team members, including staff, interns, other volunteers and our youth.

Duties and Responsibilities: Tasks may vary depending on which shift being worked.

  • Check volunteer bulletin/clipboard for requested daily tasks
  • Assist patients with their shopping experience in the Corner Store
  • Record and maintain accurate data of client’s visit/items selected
  • Maintain accurate inventory of all store and pantry items
  • Organize and restock items
  • Light cleaning (sweeping, dusting, wipe down fridge etc.)
  • Responsible for accurately signing in and out of the volunteer binder each shift
  • Encourage patients to take advantage of healthy pantry options, useful Store products, and share information about Corner programs and/or services
  • This role can also expand/evolve into other tasks if after you gain experience as the Store volunteer you would like to explore additional responsibilities


  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Maintaining privacy and confidentiality of all personal information
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to stand, lift, walk and bend, and go up and down stairs
  • Physical capability to lift up to 20lbs. Accommodations can be made as needed
  • Comfortable working with people of varying sexual, gender, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Personal awareness and emotional maturity
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


  • Volunteer orientation
  • On the job training/shadowing in store with Corner Health staff

Dress code:

  • Wear comfortable, appropriate clothes for the assigned daily tasks such as jeans and a shirt.
  • Wear comfortable, appropriate clothes for the assigned daily tasks such as jeans and a shirt.

Contact for more information about all volunteer opportunities:
Drew Lewis, LMSW
Care Manager

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