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Caring for people is what we do. The vision of St. John’s Lutheran Ministries is every day for every age there is healing, meaning and purpose. Volunteers are a vital part of bringing this vision into focus. From musical entertainment to driving, individual visits to administrative help, volunteers enrich the lives of our elders in many different ways.
Benefits of Volunteering
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There are many ways you can contribute to healing meaning and purpose. Whether you would like to volunteer regularly, with a group, or one time, there is something for everyone.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY OF THE MONTH:
Come and make a difference by joining our resident elders for meal time at The Vista. Volunteers aged 13+ are invited to help make the dining experience fun and exciting! Volunteers will help deliver plates, pour coffee, deliver desserts, and pre-buss tables while engaging our elders in conversation.
Location of volunteer position: The Vista on the West End campus
Time Commitment: Regular commitment required; shifts 7 days a week from 4:45PM-6:30PM
Qualifications and Requirements: Ages 13+, Background Check, TB Test, Flu Shot, and Food Handling Training Class
Main Campus on the West End
Wyndstone in Billings Heights
The Crossings in Laurel
*Certain volunteer positions require a regular commitment, background check, and health screenings.
St. John’s welcomes groups on campus! The group leader should complete a group application and is strongly encouraged to attend orientation.
Music provides healing and our elders love to have performers of all kind come and share their gifts. If you are an individual, please fill out the applicable adult or youth application. Once we receive your application we will pair you up with the appropriate Life Enrichment team member for scheduling.
What is required to volunteer?
All volunteers must complete an application, most will have an orientation, and intake interview. Depending on the volunteer position you are assigned, you may be required to submit to a Background Check, TB Test, Flu Shot, driving record screening, or additional training such as CPR. All tests and training are provided at no cost to the volunteer.
When can I volunteer?
We are a 24/7 hour facility and have a diverse array of opportunities available during the day, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
What are your age requirements?
We accept volunteers of all ages. Please check the “How to volunteer tab” for the breakdown of youth volunteer opportunities.
Where can I volunteer and how many positions can I hold?
You may volunteer at one of all of our locations. Our volunteer coordinator will work with you to find a schedule and opportunities that fit your lifestyle.
What if I want to change positions or locations?
Our vision of healing, meaning, and purpose extends to our volunteers and our hope is that volunteering at St. John’s is an enriching and rewarding experience. You may contact our Volunteer Coordinator at any time to reevaluate your placement or apply for a new position.