As a volunteer, you will become part of our caring team. While your service will provide invaluable assistance to the staff, the true rewards of volunteering are the interactions you will have with the people living on our campus. The companionship you can provide will contribute greatly to their quality of life.
We hope that you will become an important member of our team. May your experience as a volunteer be both exciting and rewarding.
Per MDH Regulations volunteers will need to complete a background study, finger prints and online training.
Per Federal Guidelines all volunteers need to be fully vaccinated (have received the initial series) or have an approved religious exemption in place.
ALL volunteers will be required to be COVID tested during of an outbreak according to facility testing schedule.
To become a volunteer please call or email Karen Elsenpeter at 320-416.0239. Training is provided.
The following volunteer opportunities are currently available on our campus:
- One-on-One Visits
Individuals that are self-motivated and comfortable working with residents that have physical or cognitive impairments are needed to provide one-on-one visits and sensory stimulation. Your interaction with the resident will enhance the quality of their life that day and provide you with a sense of accomplishment. Training will be provided.
- Weekend/Evening Volunteer Opportunities
There is a need for volunteers to play cards or games on the weekends with the residents. Also any individuals musically inclined who would like to attend regularly on either weekends or evenings to provide ½ hour to 45 minutes of music or entertainment your expertise would be greatly welcomed. Your flexibility is important to us and can be accommodated.
- Paper Shredding
Unfortunately there is paper that always needs shredding. This volunteer opportunity is to anyone over the age of 16 who likes to work independently. Set your own time.
- Musical Entertainment at Centennial Villa Assisted Living
Musical entertainment is needed for the tenants at Assisted Living. If you have musical talent that you would like to share with the group your reward will be avid and appreciative listeners.
- Extra TLC One-to-One
There is a need for tenants at the Assisted Living to have a link to persons living in the community. As a volunteer you can foster new relationships, bring news of community events and happenings and provide friendship. Visits may be set to your specification.
- Birthday Bash
Once a month a Birthday Bash is a happening at the Assisted Living. Volunteers are welcome to participate in the party by assisting the staff with entertainment and refreshments.
- Light Office Duties
The Administrative Secretary and Nursing Departments are seeking a volunteer to assist with copying, making admission packets and general office work. Do not need typing or computer abilities. Hours are flexible. Training will be provided. Work at your own pace.
This is a well-loved activity held each Tuesday at 9:30 am. Residents look forward to attending. Each week a story is read and discussion follows. Residents are reminded of the past and are invited to share their own stories. An assistant is needed to aid the director