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November 21, 2019

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Volunteer opportunities at MHCO

Here's a list of summer events and activities where you can help

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio has several volunteer opportunities in Bluffton and Pandora this summer, according to Jessica Strahm, volunteer coordinator.

Here is the current list of opportunities. Contact Strahm at JStrahm@mhcoliving.org or call her at 419-358-1015, extension 248, for more details.

Hilty Home

Old Car Show
Thursday July 25 starting 5:30 p.m.
*Need 3 servers who are willing to help serve food to the residents and family members.
*Need a photographer to take pictures at the event

*Need a volunteer to sit with an elder once a week while he enjoys his favorite craft - whittling. 

Hilty Home Daycare Race track
*Looking for a volunteer or group that would be willing to install a cement race track for the kids

Passing Water
*Help elders and staff by delivering cold water between 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. daily. 

Maple Crest
*Help split and re-plant beautiful Iris bulbs and ornamental grass.  Starts are available to volunteers. Other opportunities around the grounds are available.

Root Beer floats
July 4th 2 p.m.
*2 volunteers are needed to help serve this delicious treat on the front porch.

Art Show Set Up
July 10  3 to 5:30 p.m.
*Do you have an eye for decorating?  3 volunteers are needed to assist elders as they set their table displays for the Art Show on July 11.

Movie and Popcorn
Monday July 22, 2 p.m.
*2 servers need to help serve popcorn and refreshments.

Camp Fire and Music
Monday July 29, 7 p.m.
*2 servers to assist elders create S’mores and sing- a-long at the campfire

Visits at Maple Crest
* Come make some new friends by visiting with the elders at Maple Crest for 1 hour a week.

Enjoy leading a Bible Study from 4-5 P.M. on Thursdays
Lead the study of the Bible with 10-12 enthusiastic elders.

Available Dates:
September 12, 19, and 26
October 3 & 10, 17 & 24
December 5, 12, 19

Monday Night Game leader from 7 to 8 p.m.
*Come and play your favorite family game. Uno, Skip Bo and more! Join 8-10 elders that enjoy a fun time.

Dates Available:
July 15
August 8, 15, 22, and 29

Mennonite Memorial Home

*Assist with keeping the grounds looking lovely for our elders. Shrub trimming, pruning, weeding and more

Nail Spa
July 11, 9:30 a.m.

*Need a volunteer to help paint fingernails.

Concert on the Lawn (Community Event)
Sunday August 18
*Need volunteers to help serve ice cream and popcorn

Snack Cart
*Enjoy passing out evening snacks to elders starting at 7 p.m.
Available Dates: July 6, 21 August 3,10,11,13,16,17,18,20,24,25,30

Passing Water
*Help elders and staff by giving cold water to residents daily between 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Worship Leader
*Come and lead the worship service
Tuesday Evening Services starting at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday Morning Services starting at 9:30 a.m.

Avalible Dates:
August -11
September – 24

Worship Service Helpers
*Help take the residents to and from the worship services
Tuesday Evening Services starting at 6 p.m.
Sunday Morning Services starting at 9 a.m.

Avalible Dates:
July 9, 30
August 11, 13, 18
September 10, 15, 29