2021 Volunteer Appreciation Invitation Message_I
We’re so glad you could join us in celebrating YOU last Wednesday! If you were unable to join us, we want you to know we appreciate you!

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Please Save the Date: Volunteer Appreciation – April 20, 2022!

Take the challenge. Join in. emPower in Hour!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at IMD Guest House. We have reset and restarted our volunteer opportunities to give you or your group safe ways to engage in service projects that encourage our guests. We’re calling it emPower in an Hour.

Join others in the challenge and press past the limitations. Though our Community Room is not open to the public just yet, we are staging safe volunteer activities here or we encourage you to gather virtually to do a project together. We are following the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our hospital partners, and state directives.

Take the emPower in Hour Challenge! View our Amazon Wishlists that include emPower in an Hour Kits for challenge projects.

Contact our Manager of Volunteers and Programming at volunteer@imdguesthouse.org to get involved, share a recipe, or join the challenge.

Thank you for being a part of the IMD Guest House family.

Your kindness provides comfort

Volunteers provide the care of community to the guests they serve, and gain valuable skills in leadership and community outreach. We know your time is generous, there are no long term commitments required for volunteer projects at IMD Guest House. Some of our volunteers prefer single projects, while others desire to volunteer for weekly or monthly projects. Volunteer as often as your availability allows. Projects are designed to maximize meaningful impact for guests.

First Step


Read about our volunteer opportunities.
If you do not see a volunteer opportunity that fits your schedule or talents, please submit a Project Inquiry form. Let’s talk about your ideas!

Second Step


Mark your area/s of volunteer Interest and availability.
For service hours, please indicate how many hours are required and the deadline to complete service hours.

Third Step


We will contact you within 3 business days.
If you have any questions before then, please let us know. We look forward to receiving your application. Thank you for sharing the joy of community.

Volunteer Opportunities

Meal Project

Volunteers bring food and beverages from a restaurant, or prepare a meal from scratch. The Community Room contains basic cookware supplies and place setting items. (We welcome donations of paper place setting products).

Alyssa teaches guest Loretta about watercolors
Cultural & Health Project

Volunteers prepare a cultural or health program for guests, such as arts and crafts, health information presentation- how to dispose of medication. Your creative ideas are welcome.

Baking Project

Prepare sweet treats from scratch for the families who are staying with us, or purchase baked goods. Add a Comfort Card with a caring message.

Goody Bags & Comfort Card Project

Create goody bags or welcome baskets and a comfort card for guests. Volunteers supply items such as laundry items, toothbrush, snack items, water, and a card or bring paper and materials to create cards.

Guests Joyce & Jackie with vol Mary
Guest Greeter

Guest Greeters welcome guests and provide a tour of the facility, sharing IMD Guest House policies and procedures.

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