Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities listed below are just a few of the many ways The Open Arms House can use your support.

Join us in a way that is meaningful to you. Every gift of time, talent, and expertise impacts our guests and their loved ones.


  • Welcome Desk Host/Hostess: To greet and provide hospitality to our guests and families. 
  • Clerical Assistant: Assist with data entry, filing, record-keeping, mailings, and other clerical projects. Assist with creation of brochures, PowerPoint presentations, invitations, and other publications.
  • Special Events Assistant:  Assist with the planning and coordination of holiday, volunteer, and memorial events. 


  • Friendly Assistant: Provide emotional and spiritual support to guests and their families
  • Scrapbook Assistant: Maintain scrapbooks and memorial albums.
  • Activities Assistant: Prepare materials for daily activities with guest and families.
  • Pet Therapy:  Provide pet therapy visits.
  • 11th Hour Volunteer: Support guest and family during guest active dying phase.
  • NODA (No One Dies Alone) Volunteer: Stay with and support guest during active dying phase so guest is not alone.


  • Yard Maintenance: Maintain patio and garden areas
  • Handyperson: Perform routine building maintenance and repairs.
  • Household Assistant: Perform housekeeping duties and routine cleaning. 
  • Meal Preparer: Assist with preparing and serving meals to residents
  • Laundry Assistant: Pre-treat, wash, dry, fold and return guest laundry.

Questions? Contact Sabrina Jimenez, Executive Director, sabrinajimenez@openarmshouse.org