Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities

Under each category, you will find a list of volunteer opportunities offered at your life plan community and across the agency. Each listing includes the name of the volunteer opportunity, a description, meeting time and a contact, if applicable. Take a look at how you can get involved!

All in-person volunteer assignments have been suspended. Please contact your volunteer services coordinator at 717.764.9994, ext. 20596  for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities in Your Community

Residential Living

Life Enrichment Volunteers help staff conduct programs for residents and or help residents get to and participate in programs.

Beauty Shop Volunteers help staff with assigned duties in the Beauty Shop.

Beverage Delivery volunteers assist the nursing staff with providing residents with fresh water throughout the day.

Clerical/Office Volunteers help with general office functions.

Dining Services Volunteers assist dining staff with setting up and cleaning the dining area.

Environmental Services Volunteers assist with housekeeping tasks for residents.

Friendly Visitors visit residents on their own schedule to provide friendship and support.

Garden Volunteers care for and maintain outdoor flower gardens.

Greeter/Receptionist volunteers greet and direct visitors.

Indoor Plant Care Volunteers care for and maintain indoor plants.

Laundry Volunteers fold and deliver clean laundry to residents.

Library Assistants maintain smooth operations of the library.

Mail Assistants deliver residents’ personal mail daily and collect outgoing resident mail.

Maintenance Volunteers help with maintenance jobs.

Marketing Volunteers help promote the programs and services of SpiriTrust Lutheran to the general public.

Musician Schedulers secure volunteers to play hymns and liturgy for worship services for residents.

Music Volunteers provide vocal and instrumental entertainment or support for residents.

Newsletter Delivery volunteers deliver campus newsletters to residents.

Off-site Escorts accompany residents on outings off-campus.

On-site Escort Volunteers accompany residents to appointments, events or activities on the campus.

Performance Volunteers put on a performance of their choosing for residents to enjoy.

Pet Therapy Visitors provide a trained pet to safely interact with residents.

Physical Therapy Department Volunteers provide assistance in the therapy department.

Seamstresses mend clothing for residents and sew “dining scarves.”

Shopping Assistants accompany residents on shopping trips to provide assistance.

Special Campus Events volunteers provide assistance at special events on campus.

Worship Volunteers assist with worship services for residents.

Assisted Living/Memory Support

Life Enrichment Volunteers help staff conduct programs for residents and or help residents get to and participate in programs.

Clerical/Office Volunteers help with general office functions..

Friendly Visitors visit residents on their own schedule to provide friendship and support.

Garden Volunteers care for and maintain outdoor flower gardens.

Indoor Plant Care Volunteers care for and maintain indoor plants.

Music Volunteers provide vocal and instrumental entertainment or support for residents.

Seamstresses mend clothing for residents and sew “dining scarves.”

Worship Volunteers assist with worship services for residents.

Skilled Care & Rehabilitation

Life Enrichment Volunteers help staff conduct programs for residents and or help residents get to and participate in programs.

Beauty Shop Volunteers help staff with assigned duties in the Beauty Shop.

Beverage Delivery volunteers assist the nursing staff with providing residents with fresh water throughout the day.

Clerical/Office Volunteers help with general office functions.

Dining Services Volunteers assist dining staff with setting up and cleaning the dining area.

Environmental Services Volunteers assist with housekeeping tasks for residents.

Friendly Visitors visit residents on their own schedule to provide friendship and support.

Garden Volunteers care for and maintain outdoor flower gardens.

Indoor Plant Care Volunteers care for and maintain indoor plants.

Laundry Volunteers fold and deliver clean laundry to residents.

Library Assistants maintain smooth operations of the library.

Mail Assistants deliver residents’ personal mail daily and collect outgoing resident mail.

Maintenance Volunteers help with maintenance jobs.

Marketing Volunteers help promote the programs and services of SpiriTrust Lutheran to the general public.

Musician Schedulers secure volunteers to play hymns and liturgy for worship services for residents.

Music Volunteers provide vocal and instrumental entertainment or support for residents.

Newsletter Delivery volunteer deliver campus newsletters to residents.

Performance Volunteers put on a performance of their choosing for residents to enjoy.

Pet Therapy Visitors provide a trained pet to safely interact with residents.

Physical Therapy Department Volunteers provide assistance in the therapy department.

Seamstresses mend clothing for residents and sew “dining scarves.”

Shopping Assistants accompany residents on shopping trips to provide assistance.

Special Campus Events volunteers provide assistance at special events on campus.

Worship Volunteers assist with worship services for residents.

Volunteer Opportunities Across the Agency

Hospice

There are many opportunities to volunteer with Hospice, whether you want to help once a week, once a month or even just a few hours a month.

Weekly volunteers assist by:

  • Providing friendship and companionship to hospice clients.
  • Providing aromatherapy, massage therapy, music, reading and more to hospice clients.
  • Offering respite so family caregivers can run errands or take care of other personal business.
  • Offering support to a family throughout the 13-month bereavement period.
  • Assisting with office work, mailings, photocopying, filing, assembling information packets and other duties.

Monthly volunteers assist by:

  • Providing aromatherapy, massage therapy, music, reading and more to hospice clients.
  • Assisting with office work, mailings, photocopying, filing, assembling information packets and other duties.
  • Helping with fundraising and development programs.
  • Delivering or baking bereavement bread for a family after the death of a loved one and offering condolences.
  • Sewing handmade memory bears for a family after the death of a loved one.

For more information or to become a volunteer, contact Missy Gladfelter, volunteer coordinator York & Adams Counties, at 717.680.0301, or [email protected]. You can also fill out the volunteer form.