Volunteers are a valuable resource at Harbor House Ministries.  They enrich the lives of the men and women who live here and enhance the level of care we offer.

Do you have time and a passion to share with us? We’d LOVE to plug you in here at HHM. We are currently looking for people with capacity to serve in the areas listed below.

Inquiries may be directed to Kerri Adamczak at kadamczak@harborhouseministries.org.

Resident Assistance

One With One Visitor – A One with One Visitor enjoys building a friendship with a resident by spending time with them doing whatever they are interested in – read a book; engage in a craft, game, or activity; share a coffee time; etc. Commitment and consistency is highly valued in this role.

Home Helper – The Home Helper leads activities in the home on a regular or as-needed basis. such as cratfs, games, story times, music times, cooking lessons, bible study, and other activities as skills, interests, and time allow. Tell us your talent and we’ll plug you in!

Adventure Assistant – An Adventure Assistant accompanies a resident on their community outings and may be called upon to assist with general engagement with the activity. Some examples of outings include going out for coffee, touring a zoo, farm, or museum; walking through a park; etc.

On Deck Assistant – The On Deck Assistant helps with supervision of resident swimming activity, keeps the pool areas tidy, prepares shower area for resident use, and other as needed tasks required for a safe swimming experience.


Maintenance Assistance

Seasonal grounds keeping – Seasonal ground assistants may be asked to prepare or and take down our garden beds and may be asked to clean up debris, spread mulch or other tasks as needed.

Weekly Garden Care – The weekly garden helper’s work involves weeding, dead heading, watering and other tasks as requested by the Maintenance Supervisor.


Food Service Assistance

Food Service Assistant – A Food Service Assistant may be asked to help with intermittent deep cleaning and organizing of kitchen items and food.

Event HelperAn event helper may come in to help the dietary staff prepare for events by helping with cooking or setting up tables, chairs, decorations, and the serving center prior to or after the event or serving food at the event, and/or taking down event set up and service.


All volunteers who come to work with us on a REGULAR basis

– must be at least 18 years old unless visiting under the supervision of an adult (e.g. a school group)

– may be asked to pass a background check and a TB test (depending on frequency of your visits).