Volunteer

Working together to enrich the lives of others

More than 250 Porter Hills volunteers spend nearly 15,000 hours each year engaged in helping others. Through dedicated service and companionship, these selfless volunteers greatly enrich the lives of our residents. Our current volunteer opportunities are listed below.

Bingo Assistant

The Porter Hills Village Health Center is looking for volunteers to assist residents with bingo cards—a great opportunity to interact with the senior residents of Porter Hills in a fun environment.

Coffee Shop Host Substitute

Volunteer hosts for the Porter Hills Village coffee shop are needed to fill in on an as-needed basis.

Emporium Cashier

Porter Hills Village has an Emporium for residents and their guests and is in need of  a cashier to help wait on customers and operate the cash register.

Friendly Visitor

Friendly Visitors at the Green House Homes provide elders with the opportunity to interact socially, make choices and try new things.

Gardener

The Green House Homes have beautiful outdoor activity courtyards that need occasional tending to. These areas provide an inviting and peaceful atmosphere for elders’ outdoor enjoyment.

Music Leader in Harmony Hall

Porter Hills Village offers a dementia care unit called Harmony Hall. Music Leader volunteers share musical talent and expertise with residents in a group setting or on an individual basis.

Musical Accompanist for Vespers Sunday Service

Porter Hills Village seeks musicians to play during the Sunday prayer service.

Programs/Activities Assistant

The Green House Homes provides an assortment of organized activities for residents. Volunteers assist the Shahbazim in running these activities and assiting residents who are participating.

Rosary Leader

The Porter Hills Village provides residents with the opportunity to practice their religious beliefs in a calm and affirming environment. Volunteers pray with residents and assist with building spiritual relationships.

Sage -Coach and Advisor for Shahbazim Self-Managed Work Team

The Sage serves an individual Green House® home and acts as an advisor, facilitator, counselor, and role model to the Shahbazim and the elders

Swim Buddy

The Swim Buddy serves as a buddy/partner to residents in the Wellness Center indoor swimming pool so residents do not risk swimming alone.

Vesper Companion in Harmony Hall

Harmony Hall is a dementia care unit at Porter Hills Village. Volunteers are needed to escort and transport Harmony Hall residents to Sunday Vesper Services located in our main chapel.

Village Cafe Host

The Village Cafe is a small restaurant located in Porter Hills Village. Volunteer hosts take lunch orders, serve food and beverages, clear tables and tender sales. Benefit: Enjoy a free lunch with every shift!

Village Librarian

The Village Library  provides residents with  the opportunity to find books that entertain and expand their knowledge. A volunteer librarian is needed to assist residents on their literary journey.