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Mennonite Village
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Volunteer Program

Volunteering enriches both the giver and the receiver. Each month, over 100 volunteers extend a helping hand and a caring heart through our Hands & Hearts Volunteer Program.

To be a Hands & Hearts volunteer, you must:

•    Be at least 12 years old
•    Complete a background check successfully (if over 18 years of age)
•    Complete an application
•    Complete an interview
•    Provide references
•    Complete our volunteer orientation
•    Allow Mennonite Village to perform a Tuberculosis (TB) skin test.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our volunteer coordinator, Robin Keener.

Serve as a Hands & Heart Volunteer

Mennonite Village Volunteer  

Gift Shop Attendant: staff a gift shop that serves visitors and residents of Mennonite Home or Quail Run Assisted Living. All proceeds are used to fund employee educational scholarships.

Group Activity Assistant: assist staff or other volunteers in group or one-on-one activities with residents in Mennonite Home, Lydia's House, or Quail Run.

Maintenance Assistant: work with the Grounds or Maintenance staff on yard work, building repair and upkeep, and room setup.

Greeters: greet visitors at entrances and provide directions and general information. Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Call Robin Keener, 541-704-1086 for information.

Laundry Helper: fold sheets, spreads, and other items used in Mennonite Home; transport barrels of dirty linens to the laundry area; deliver clean supplies to storage cupboards.

Personal Services Assistant: work with a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) to provide assistance to Mennonite Home residents who need help with basic, personal care (except duties that require certification). May also provide one-on-one social interaction, fingernail painting, bed making, and food and beverage service with additional training.

Pastoral Services Assistant: assist with Sunday worship services, lead music, play piano, conduct one-on-one visits with residents, read, pray, assist with Bible studies and singing events, sit with residents through the dying process (additional special training provided).


Robin Keener
H.R. Volunteer Coordinator
(541) 704-1086

Volunteer Application
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Mennonite Village is a tobacco-free community.
"I volunteer with Rhonda's Friday morning quilting group at Quail Run and it's my favorite activity. I worked at Mennonite Home for 17 years, retiring in 2006, so I enjoy the ongoing contacts. You're doing a great job!"

— A Mennonite Village Volunteer

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