End of Life Care, Penfield, NY (585) 381-0890

Volunteer

Wondering how to get involved?!?

Hands-on Care
Our hands-on volunteers work 2-by-2 for four hour shift; providing personal care to our residents and extending hospitality to the residents’ family and friends.
Prospective volunteers have the opportunity to shadow our nurse, Adam and other volunteers to acquaint themselves with the care given at Shepherd Home. Formal training is provided by our nursing staff on an on-going basis.
All you need is a compassionate hard with a drive to help those who are terminally ill in living their best life and we can teach you the rest. If you are interested in learning more about volunteering here at the home, Contact Adam Boerman, Assistant Director/LPN.

Facilities
There are many opportunities for anyone who enjoys home maintenance and grounds keeping.
We are always in need of volunteers to help with plumbing, electrical work, simple repairs, snow shoveling and general home upkeep.

Fundraising
We depend heavily on our fundraising events to help meet our annual budget, we are always grateful for and in need of volunteers willing to bring their ideas and enthusiasm to our home. Come join one of our committees and help us to continue our mission and community education.

Per Diem Nurses
There are opportunities for nurses with hospice experience to join our on-call team. This would include availability to fill an occasional eight hour weekday shift; as well as, to betake on-call a few weekends a year. If you are interested in learning more information, please contact Ashley Tack, Executive Director.

Board of Directors
We seek applications from caring people to serve on the board of directors, particularly those with expertise in development, IT, public relations and fundraising.
The board holds a fiduciary responsiblity for the home; as well as, ensuring the organization is meeting the 501(c)3 requirements of being a non-profit.  The board has set policy and procedures ensure that the organization has adequate resources to carry out its mission. If you are interested in learning more about joining the Board of Directors, please contact Ashley Tack, Executive Director.