Love to craft?  Share your talents with our residents!

Residents love to play games.  Come lead your favorite game!

Pets and kids are always welcome!

Love to bike?  Give resident rides on our new Cycling Without Age trishaw!

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Volunteers have been faithfully serving and making a difference in the lives of our residents since we opened our doors in 1968.  Our volunteers play a vital role in the wellness and happiness of those we serve.  Volunteers at Woodside are involved in a variety of activities including:

There are a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from or call us to customize something that is just right for you!  Volunteer in one area or throughout our campus.  For more information, email one of the Life Enrichment Directors listed below.

 

Do you love to garden?  So do our residents!  Ways to volunteer:

  • Use your carpentry skills to build stand up gardens
  • Purchase potting soil, plants and gardening tools
  • Help plant, weed and water the gardens

Residents love to play all different types of games.  Volunteer to:

  • Lead a bingo game
  • Teach residents how to play Poker, Kings Corner, Bridge
  • Play word games and puzzles
  • Host a competitive game of Uno, Dominos or Monopoly
  • Teach residents to play a game you enjoy

Have a musical talent you can share with our residents?  We love to sing and dance!  Volunteer to:

  • Lead a campus-wide resident choir
  • If a musical artist, play or sing for resident special events such as birthday and holiday parties
  • Perform your school or community play for residents

Volunteer Spotlight

 

Always with a smile on his face and a spring in his step, residents and staff love long-time volunteer Bob Charles.  From dressing the part for special events and holidays to leading a Rosary prayer group to playing a competitive game of Bingo, residents know they can count on Bob!

“Bob’s energy is contagious.  He has the gift to lift everyone’s spirits with his easy going personality,” said Shelly Carmichael, Life Enrichment Director for Woodside Manor and Villa.  “Bob generously shares his time with all of us and we are so grateful for him.”

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all volunteers go through a Woodside training session prior to volunteering.

You may volunteer as little or as much as you would like based on your schedule.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome!  Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Meet Our Volunteer Team

Shelly Carmichael

Shelly Carmichael

Life Enrichment Director, Woodside Manor and Woodside Villa
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Sarah Kollmansberger

Sarah Kollmansberger

Life Enrichment Director, Woodside Lutheran Home
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