Make a Difference…Be A Volunteer

Have you ever thought about truly helping make a difference in the lives of seniors? At Bethesda, we are fortunate to have more than 400 volunteers participating in activities, providing comfort and companionship to our residents and their families, delivering the mail, transporting residents to meals, and more.

Why Volunteer?

  • Help improve the quality of life of our residents
  • Share your talents and your friendship
  • Meet some wonderful people – the residents, our staff, and especially your fellow volunteers
  • Fulfill a service project requirement
  • Give back to your community
  • Provides individual health benefits

Becoming a Volunteer

  • You must be a minimum age of 18 years (inquire individually regarding opportunities for supervised minors)
  • Complete application and other necessary forms
  • Meet with the Volunteer Coordinator
  • Complete Tuberculin Test
  • Attend training and orientation

Things to Keep in Mind

  • Be able to volunteer independently if necessary
  • Be willing to take on various tasks assigned by Volunteer Coordinator (watering plants, pushing hydration cart, etc.)
  • Be flexible as task assignments could change day to day
  • Refer to Volunteer Coordinator for any current mask or COVID-19 vaccine requirements
  • Refer to Volunteer Coordinator for restrictions on supervised minor volunteers (Junior Volunteer Application required)
  • Volunteers who want to regularly donate their time on a consistent basis are encouraged!

Where to Volunteer or for more Specific Information

Opportunities to volunteer are available at each of our skilled nursing communities and through Bethesda Hospice Care. To volunteer, please print, complete and mail the Volunteer Application (including Junior Volunteer Application where applicable) or contact any of the following:

  • Bethesda Hospice Care
  • Bethesda Meadow
  • Bethesda Southgate
  • Bethesda Dilworth
  • Alton Memorial Rehabilitation & Therapy
  • Village North Retirement Community
  • Christian Extended Care & Rehabilitation

Additional Forms

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