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Volunteer Program

Make a difference in someone's life!

We are proud of the outstanding contributions of our volunteers from our community focusing on the individual needs of our residents.

New volunteers are required to pass a background check and a tuberculosis screening, as well as go through volunteer orientation. We hold inservices for new volunteers as needed.

Why volunteer?
  • It's a fun way to meet new friends
  • It's a great way to learn about careers in health care
  • Increase your skills in communication, leadership, and public speaking
  • Flexible volunteer hours
  • Valuable experiences and learn life lessons
You can make a difference in the lives of the residents, families, and in the community.

What can I do to help?
  • Assist to and from an activity or hair salon
  • Join in our activities and events
  • Encourage and/or invite residents to activities
  • Be a good listener
  • Be patient
  • Smile
What are some of the activities?
Our Activities Department, lead by our Lifestyles Director, offers a wide variety of activities to meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of our residents 7 days a week. We strive to enrich our residents' lives, maintain their highest level of self-esteem and provide social interactions.

We have the following One-on-One activities:
  • Hand massages
  • Singing
  • Photography
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Reminiscing
  • Coffee break
  • Socialization
  • Pretty nails
  • Scrapbooking
  • Assisting with mail
  • Reading
  • Games
  • Bird watching
We offer Small Group Activities:
  • Cooking class
  • Devotion
  • Church service
  • Games
  • Reading
  • Sitting outdoors
  • Snack and chat
  • Trivia
  • Men's club
  • Crafts
We also offer Group Activities:
  • Sing-a-long
  • Bingo
  • Special/guest performance
  • Special themed meals
  • Birthday parties
  • Special social
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Gardening
  • Flower arranging
How do I sign-up to be a Volunteer?
Please contact our center by completing the form below to let us know that you are interested.

*Your name:
*Your email address:
Your message:
*Security question: Enter the number "7183" here:



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