Volunteering

THE CROSSROADS HOUSE VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE...

Allows you to put love into action. It opens hearts and fosters understanding, compassion and cooperation among individuals. Volunteering reminds us that there is goodness in the world and that life has a purpose! The Crossroads house selfless and compassionate volunteers are the main foundation of Crossroads House.

Without the “Crossroads House Volunteer Extended Family,” there would be no Comfort Home for the Dying to serve our community. You need not have previous medical experience, but have a willing and compassionate heart.

A volunteer commitment is four hours once a week or every other week. Free, thorough training is provided followed by mentoring sessions as well as partnered training with an experienced volunteer and our nursing staff. If you are interested in volunteering, download the application and background check above, fill out and mail to: Crossroads House PO Box 403 Batavia, NY 14021

You may also contact us by calling Crossroads House at 585.343.3892
or e-mail us at: [email protected].

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Direct Resident Care
After thorough training & mentoring, our volunteers work directly with residents ensuring their physical needs are safely ensured and proper symptom-control management is achieved and maintained.

Emotional Support
Our volunteers are always there to lend an ear or a shoulder to cry on, and support both the resident and their family and friends in their grieving process.

Office Work
Filing, copying, computer work, mailings and other various tasks are always needed that help to support our office staff.

Fundraising
From planning to implementation, fundraising volunteers are always needed. Fundraising meetings are the first Wednesday of each month at 5pm at Crossroads House.

Grounds Keeping
Why not help planting and maintaining our beautiful outdoor flower and memorial garden or assist with lawn care, Spring & Fall clean-ups and snow removal.

Maintenance/Organizing/Cleaning
Like all homes, ours needs up-keep and TLC, so why not put your talents to good use helping others.

Making new friends while helping others

Community Involvement

Making the most of everyday

AMERICORPS VOLUNTEERS

AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connects more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.

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Kathleen our Americorps Star

Kathleen's Story

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BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

"The heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make a difference in the lives of others."

~ De Ann Hollis