There are many opportunities for volunteers at Resthaven. Below is a sampling of the opportunities. This list does not limit the possibilities—create you own!
LIFE ENRICHMENT ASSISTANT: Help out with various activities, such as games, Bible study, exercise, or crafts.
DRIVER: Using a Resthaven van, transport residents to appointments and outings.
ENTERTAINMENT: Do you sing, play the piano or other instrument, dance, or perform magic? Share your special skill with residents!
ESCORT: Volunteers are needed to escort residents to appointments or while on outings such as shopping, fishing, or visiting Captain Sundae. Transportation is provided by Resthaven.
FRIENDLY VISITOR: Visit with our residents; read, do puzzles, chat, or take a resident outside for a walk.
GARDENING: Assist with spring clean-up, planting, regularly weeding, and fall dead-heading. You and your family, church group or friends can also “adopt” a courtyard.
MEN’S GROUP LEADER: Meet weekly/every other week with the gentlemen for a time of reminiscing, fellowship, and socialization…just for the guys.
RECEPTIONIST/OFFICE ASSISTANT: Use your office skills to assist with mailings, greeting guests, answering phones, filing and special projects.
PAMPERING: The ladies love to get their nails polished! Do nails in a resident room, or on special Pampering Days.
SHOPPING: Make purchases for residents in need of groceries, clothing, coats, shoes or supplies.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Provide assistance at our special events such as picnics and parties.
We would love to help you match your skills and gifts to a need within our community. Call (616)796-3619 for more information.
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