Hospice of Michigan Welcomes New Volunteer Program Coordinator

Breanna Rodwell is responsible for coordination of volunteers to meet patient and family needs

FREMONT, Mich. (Oct. 16, 2020) – Hospice of Michigan is pleased to announce Breanna Rodwell as its new volunteer program coordinator in West Michigan, serving the Big Rapids, Fremont and Ludington communities.

In this position, Rodwell is responsible for identifying and recruiting patient care volunteers for Hospice of Michigan’s robust volunteer program, which uses the gifts of people from across the state to give comfort and care to patients at end-of-life.

Rodwell comes to Hospice of Michigan from the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office, where she spent eight years as the office manager for the department. Her experience also includes positions at the Little Traverse Bay Bands Police Department, serving as a dispatcher and the dispatch manager. She earned an Associate of Arts in business from North Central Michigan College in Petoskey, as well as certificates in business management and supervision from Ferris State University in Big Rapids. Rodwell currently resides in Fremont.

“Hospice of Michigan is made up of a wonderful, caring, loving group of people that make a positive impact on people’s lives in our communities across Michigan,” said Rodwell. “In the short time I’ve been here, I have learned that hospice care is about love and compassion. I am proud to be part of a team of individuals doing everything they can to provide the best care and comfort for our patients.”

About Hospice of Michigan

A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan (HOM) is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, the not-for-profit delivers the highest quality of care, raising more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life. HOM also provides grief support and counseling, as well as caregiver education and support. A member of the NorthStar Care Community, HOM also provides palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Arbor Hospice. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 5,400 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org.