Volunteering with a Purpose


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

To be a HLC volunteer, you must:

  • Be at least 11 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 a Tuberculosis (TB) skin test                

Serve as a HLC Volunteer

Group Activity Assistant: assist staff or other volunteers in group or one-on-one activities with residents.

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

Laundry Helper: fold sheets, spreads, and other items; 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 Halstad Living Center 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).

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact our volunteer coordinator at 218-456-2105.