There are a number of ways you can get involved at Malachi House.
Volunteers are asked for a four hour commitment. For information on how to become a volunteer, please contact: Alice Sawyers, volunteer coordinator at (216) 621-8831 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow menu prepared by full-time cook
Cooking, baking, table-setting
Serving meals to residents and preparing trays
After meal clean-up
Answering phones and transferring calls
Answering door and greeting visitors
Keeping grounds clean
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.
Fixing any thing that is broken, ranging from changing light bulbs, furnace filters, cabinet doors and whatever else needs to be done.
Involves anything you would typically do in a normal home, such as toilets, floors, windows, etc.
Offering Holy Communion to residents, staff and visitors
May also conduct service in Chapel
Special Project Volunteers
Managing donations during peak times
Gift sorting and wrapping
Checking expiration dates
Stocking shelves and rotating stock
Keeping shelves orderly
Washing ceiling fans, vents and walls
Paint walls and ceilings
Thorough cleaning of bathrooms and shower rooms
Heavy kitchen cleaning
Sitting with residents who are actively dying — Scheduled in one-hour increments