Volunteers

Our friends and their caregivers aren’t the only ones who have their souls restored through this respite ministry. In addition to making a positive and dramatic impact on the program and our friends, volunteers are positively and dramatically affected by it themselves.

Volunteers are the heart, soul, and backbone of Restore, and the ministry cannot exist without them. Many are retired professionals and community volunteers who want fun and meaningful ways to continue contributing to their community. If you like to smile, laugh, and have fun, this is a perfect opportunity for you.

Volunteers must attend a training session, submit to a criminal background check and sign a Confidentiality Agreement. The time commitment is flexible. Volunteer twice a week, once a month, or whatever works for your schedule.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Companion – You’ll be paired with a friend while you enjoy the day’s activities. The shift is from 9:30 am until 2:00 pm.
  • Logistics – Help with setup (8:30 – 9:30 am) or clean-up (2:00 – 3 pm) or be an all-day assistant (9:30 am – 2 pm) and help serve lemonade and assist with activities.
  • Lunch Team – Set tables, help serve a prepared lunch and clear tables (11 am – 1 pm)
  • Project or Program Leader – Plan and lead an art project, fun activity or game. (11:30 am – 12:00 pm or 12:45 – 1:15 pm)
  • Art Prep Assistant – Help prepare materials for future art projects. (One or two hours a few times a year.)
  • Music Team – Bring your instrument (guitar, keyboard, etc.) and lead the group as we sing hymns and other favorite songs. (1:15 – 2:00 pm once a month, or whenever you’re available.)
  • Support Group Leader – Help facilitate a support group for caregivers. (Date and time to be determined.
  • Guest Speaker – Got a special talent or an interesting job or hobby? We’d love for you to share it with the group. (11:30 am to 12:00 pm or 12:45 – 1:15 pm)