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 caregiver 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 585.343.3892or e-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Direct Resident CareAfter 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.
End of Life DoulaOur doulas provide enhanced end of life care focusing on the emotional, spiritual and legacy aspects of the dying process.
Office WorkFiling, copying, computer work, mailings and other various tasks are always needed that help to support our office staff.
FundraisingFrom planning to implementation, fundraising volunteers are always needed. Fundraising meetings are the first Wednesday of each month at noon at Crossroads House.
Grounds KeepingWhy 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/CleaningLike 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
Making the most of everyday
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