Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities
Caring, concerned people are at the heart of what we do each day. There are many opportunities for getting involved at Malachi House. For information on how to become a volunteer, please contact: Liz Bowen, Volunteer Coordinator at (216) 621-8831 or email your completed volunteer application to liz@malachihouse.org.

 

Available opportunities include:

 

Receptionist

Crucial contributors to of our warm, caring environment

 

Resident Care

Volunteer caregiver assistants must attend one two-hour class. This aids in assuring that staff and volunteers are trained the same way. The volunteer will serve as the second pair of hands for the staff member and will not be asked to perform these tasks alone.

Kitchen

  • A menu prepared by full-time cook
  • Cooking, baking, table-setting
  • Serving meals to residents and preparing trays
  • After meal clean-up

Indoor & Outdoor Maintenance

House Cleaning

Involves anything you would typically do in a normal home, such as toilets, floors, windows, etc.

Eucharistic Ministers

Special Project Volunteers

  • Mailings
  • Stocking shelves
  • Managing donations during peak times
  • Gift sorting and wrapping

Food Pantry Organization

Group-project Volunteers

Vigil Volunteer

Opportunities include:

Kitchen

  • Follow menu prepared by full-time cook
  • Cooking, baking, table-setting
  • Serving meals to residents and preparing trays
  • After meal clean-up

Receptionist

  • Answering phones and transferring calls
  • Answering door and greeting visitors

Outdoor Maintenance

  • Maintaining the yard and garden
  • Keeping grounds clean
  • Snow shoveling

Resident Care

Volunteer caregiver assistants must attend one two-hour class. This aids in assuring that staff and volunteers are trained the same way. Caregiver assistants (staff) and volunteers who are interested in hands-on care train together. This includes transferring resident from bed to chair, turning resident in bed, bathing and other resident related jobs. The volunteer will serve as the second pair of hands for the staff member and will not be asked to perform these tasks alone.

Indoor Maintenance

Perform routine building maintenance and repairs

House Cleaning

Involves anything you would typically do in a normal home, such as toilets, floors, windows, etc.

Eucharistic Ministers

  • Offering Holy Communion to residents, staff and visitors
  • May also conduct service in Chapel

Special Project Volunteers

  • Mailings
  • Stocking shelves
  • Managing donations during peak times
  • Gift sorting and wrapping

Pantry Organization

  • Checking expiration dates
  • Stocking shelves and rotating stock
  • Keeping shelves orderly

Group projects

  • Washing ceiling fans, vents and walls
  • Paint walls and ceilings
  • Thorough cleaning of bathrooms and shower rooms
  • Heavy kitchen cleaning

Vigil Volunteer

Sitting with residents who are actively dying — must be active volunteer with routine contact with our residents