St. Patrick’s Residence Nursing and Rehabilitation has a strong volunteer base of 250+, who come to our Home daily, weekly, monthly or for special events. The volunteers of St. Patrick's are a vital part of the work we do in helping the Carmelite Sisters care for the Aged and Infirm. Volunteers are part of the Service Family, joining the Sisters, staff, the Guild and family members to bring God’s love to the Aged. We work together towards one goal, as is stated in the Mission Statement of the Carmelite Sisters, “to clasp the hand of the Aged and give meaning to the autumn of life.”
There is Something for Everyone...
Wherever you work, whatever you do, you will be helping us to love and care for our Residents. St. Patrick’s offers many areas of volunteer opportunities with a variety of days and times to meet each individual’s preferences and availability. The following list represents some of the areas of volunteering offered by St. Patrick’s for consideration:
- Mass Escort
- Happy Hour
- Beauty Shop
- Garment Labeling
- Bingo and Other Activities
- Office Support
- Bus Driving / Trip Escort
- Pastoral Care
- Fundraising / Events
- Clinic Transport
St. Patrick’s Residence is proud of our Youth Volunteers. Special opportunities are available to young people, ages 13-18, with parental consent. We also have volunteer opportunities for youth working on community service hours for school, confirmation or a youth group.
Parades * Special Parties * Weekend Events * Bingo on Saturdays
For more information on how you can become a part of our family, contact the Volunteer Department at (630) 416-6565, extension 1528 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also fill out our request information form. To do so please click here.
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Wonderful Volunteer Opportunities
The Volunteer Department is currently seeking volunteers to help in the areas highlighted below.
Do you enjoy conversation? Can you give us one hour of your time at lunch or dinner? We are looking for caring individuals to socialize and assist our residents, who are no longer able to assist themselves, at mealtimes. Volunteers must be able to sit for periods of one hour. Training will be given.
Beauty Shop Assistant
Assistance in the Beauty Shop is needed on Mondays, 9 a.m. - Noon.
Volunteers are needed to assist our residents during Bingo on Tuesday, Thursday or Saturdays from 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Pastoral Care - Eucharistic Minister
Volunteer assistance is needed in offering communion to the residents, who are unable to attend daily Mass. Training will be given. Moderate physical requirements. Must be a Eucharistic Minister. Schedule is flexible, but mornings are preferred.
Volunteers are needed to help with Happy Hour on the weekends from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Volunteers will serve snacks, beverages and visit with our residents. Training will be given.
Volunteers are needed to assist in the office with filing, organizing employee materials, shredding documents and other duties. Weekdays, flexible schedule.
Volunteers are needed to transport residents to and from Mass on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.