|Please consider volunteering
at Advent House, a 2-bed hospice home in Perinton. We are in need of
help giving bedside care to our Residents. We offer excellent
training, flexible scheduling, and the opportunity to be meeting and
working with other wonderful people in the community. For a
responsible and rewarding volunteer experience, please call Laurie
Eisele at 223-6112 for more information.
There is a warm welcome for volunteers at Advent House; without them
we simply could not operate. After reviewing the opportunities, we
hope you will consider joining us.
Types of Volunteer
Two volunteers at a time offer the kind of care
you would give a sick friend or loved one at home. We provide full
training, and there is a back-up support at all times
Time commitment: 4-hours shift (8 hour shift
overnight) one time weekly or every other week; minimum one shift
Sweet Charity Resale Boutique & Shop
Opening November 2017, the resale shop will take the place of the annual Garage Sale. The store will rely on donated merchandise and the sales generated will provide consistent, year-round proceeds for the provision of resident care. Volunteers are needed at the store for donation acceptance, sorting and pricing and for working the floor.
Time commitment: Shifts will vary Weds-Sat, depending on store hours. Volunteers must attend an orientation session in addition to submitting an application. Click for Shop Volunteer Application.
Cleaning and keeping the house in good order
Checking supplies and shopping
Baking for House meeting and activities
Time Commitment: As needed for each task
Calling to schedule Resident – care Volunteers
Time Commitment – 3 hour shift, usually 9 to
noon, minimum once per month.
Time Commitment – As needed for each task
Help with bulk mailings
Other single tasks carried out on a regular basis
Time Commitment – As needed
Help to raise money through various fund-raisers
and pledge drives
Dinner Dance & Auction Gala
Generate and promote communications with the
Help with preparation of newsletters and annual report
Speaking at various organizations
Time Commitment – Regular meetings and as needed
for individual project or event.
Our resident-care volunteers “follow” close
family members for thirteen months after the death of their loved
one. Contact is kept by telephone, cards or letters and/or
conversations over a cup of coffee. The volunteer offers friendly
listening and concern.
Time commitment: as needed
Click here to view our Volunteer Profile
Click here for our
Volunteer Application (requires
Click here for our volunteer recruitment flier
(feel free to print and post)