Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers make our House a home

There are many ways to get involved at Hospitality House and make a difference for families in medical crisis. We are happy to be able to invite volunteer individuals and groups to the House to participate in meaningful activities, meet our guests, and see their impact.

Learn more about our available volunteer opportunities below!

For information about court-ordered community service opportunities, click the link below.

Court Ordered Community Service Details

Meals That Heal

Enjoying a meal together allows patients and families to relax, connect with other guests, and feel the support of our community. Individuals and groups are invited to cook for our guests in the Hospitality House kitchen.

Description: Volunteers are responsible for bringing ingredients, preparing and portioning meals, and cleaning all used equipment. You may also prepare meals offsite for delivery to HHOC following the guidelines below.

Group size:
1 to 10 people
Age restrictions: Volunteers of all ages are welcome, but individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied be a responsible adult.
Approximate time: 2 Hours

Meal guidelines:

    • Please bring ALL ingredients needed.
    • Prepare meals for up to 25 guests.
    • Plan a menu that can be individually portioned — buffet service is not permitted.
    • Bringing meal prep containers is greatly appreciated, but HHOC will provide them as needed. Shop our wish lists to help keep these items stocked.
    • Please note that HHOC is an alcohol-free facility.

Garden and House Projects

Gather your group to help Hospitality House maintain the grounds and facility, making it a comfortable place for patients and their caregivers.

Description: Your group is invited to participate in an indoor House Project or outdoor Garden Project. Projects will vary by need and time of year. We will contact you after booking to discuss the best fit for your group. We will provide all equipment and instruction for each project, but you may ask about donating any supplies needed if your budget allows.

Group size: 5 to 15 people (Outdoors); 5 to 10 people (Indoors)
Age restrictions: Volunteers of all ages are welcome for Outdoor Projects. Volunteers must be 14 years or older to participate in Indoor Projects. Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied be a responsible adult.
Approximate time: 2 Hours


    • Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle.
    • For outdoor activities, bring sunscreen and bug spray.
    • HHOC may cancel outdoor volunteer activities in the event of inclement weather.

Laundry Room/ Linen Assembly

Help ensure that our guests have a comfortable and clean atmosphere by getting invloved in our Laundry Room/ Linen Assembly!

Description: Individuals or groups are able to sign up for one or two hour shifts. During this time, volunteers will assist staff in organizing and folding clean linens while overseeing quality control. 

Group size: 1 to 8 volunteers
Age restrictions: Volunteers of all ages are welcome, but individuals under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
Approximate time: 2 Hours


    • Dress comfortably.
    • Prepare to be on your feet for the duration of your shift. 

Offsite Volunteer Opportunities

Offsite volunteer opportunities give you the flexibility to make an impact on your own schedule. Use the volunteer calendar to schedule a time to deliver care bags or baked goods.

Care Bags

Assemble care bags filled with thoughtful items for guests to take on their way to and from hospital visits.

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Baked Goods

Bring your favorite individually wrapped  homemade treats to share with guests and brighten their day.

Other Ways to Get Involved

Hospitality House

Donate supplies

Hold a supply drive or shop our wish lists to keep us well-stocked with items guests use daily.


Hospitality House Young Professionals support HHOC through volunteerism and fundraising.

Be a House Volunteer

House Volunteers have regularly scheduled roles in serving our guests as an extension of our team.

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