Caring, concerned people are at the heart of what we do each day. There are many opportunities for getting involved at Malachi House. For more information on how to become a volunteer, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator:
Emily Shumaker-Chupp - Malachi House
Emily Shumaker-Chupp
(216) 621-8831

You can email your completed Volunteer Application to

The application process will include:

  • an interview/tour
  • two references
  • a 2-step TB test
  • a criminal background check
  • a drug screening test
  • attending an orientation class prior to the start of any assignment

(Volunteers under 18 years of age will be required to provide one reference, and there is no TB test, drug screening test, or criminal background check requirement)

Available Opportunities


Answering phones, paging staff, transferring calls. Answering the door and greeting visitors and hospice staff.


Cooking, baking, meal prep. Setting the dining room table. Setting up resident meal trays and/or serving residents at the dining room table. Kitchen clean-up following meals.

House Cleaning

Sweeping and mopping all areas of the House, including resident rooms and bathrooms. Trash collection. Disinfecting surfaces. Vacuuming. Window and/or window blind cleaning.

Eucharistic Ministers

Offering communion to our residents.

Project Volunteers

Mailings. Special Event assistance. Laundry folding.

Group Project Volunteers

Project(s) will be determined based on House needs at the time of the assignment.

Pantry Organization

Managing donations, including dating food items, rotating stock, and removing expired items. Washing pantry shelves.

Vigil Volunteer

Vigil volunteers may be asked to sit with actively-dying or restless residents. Volunteers must have at least six months' experience in another Malachi House volunteer capacity before being eligible to be trained as a Vigil volunteer.

Outdoor Maintenance

Weeding, trash clean-up, garden watering, bird feeding.

Want to know more about our volunteering opportunities?

Just send us a message.