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Volunteer Options


Community volunteers assist in scheduled activities and socialization with residents.

If you want to be a volunteer to share your talents and time, call 218-643-0412 for more information.

Volunteering at St. Francis can be ...

fun .......... rewarding .......... educational .......... satisfying .......... entertaining .......... enlightening ..........worthwhile .......... gratifying ..........enjoyable

Assisi Gift Shop
Sells gift items, cards, candy and flowers
Visitor information is also provided

Bake in Coffee Shop - bars, pies, cakes
As needed - afternoons or mornings

Helping residents cover appropriate numbers on card
Transporting residents to and from units
Monday Bingo at Appletree Court Senior Nursing 3:00 p.m.

Bus Driver
Must have a Valid Drivers License
Transport residents to and from appointments

Creative Fun Time
Assist with activities and transporting residents
For scheduled events
Play piano, organ, etc.

Help feed residents (Special Training required)

Mail/Messenger Service
Sorts/delivers in-house and patient mail (8:45 - 10:45 a.m.)

Medical Records
General office duties such as filing

Nail Care
Assist residents with nail care

Nursing Service
A wide range of services which may include:
Reading to or talking to patients
Refilling water pitchers
Running errands
Walking patients
and much, much more!

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. scheduled at different times throughout the month
Assist with transporting, serving and visiting with residents for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, etc.

Popcorn Popper
Popcorn popper Wednesday, St. Francis Nursing Home 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

For those who enjoy sewing and quilting
Meets approximately 5 times a year

Rehab Services
Assisting staff in a wide range of services, i.e., transporting patients, putting stock supplies away, etc.

Riveredge Hospice
Provide family relief by staying in the home
Help in the office and community Education
Special education provided

Assist with transporting residents and leading the Rosary
Monday &  Friday 10:30 a.m.

Mornings Monday - Friday
Occasionally Saturday and Sunday
Assist in transporting and singing with residents

Special Projects
Assisting residents to complete projects

Transporting residents to and from worship services and/or spend time with residents
Monday & Friday 10:30 a.m. Communion Services
Mass Thursday 10:30 a.m. Catholic Services
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Protestant Services

Surgery Waiting Room
Assist OR/PAR/SDS in greeting patients and visitors. Noting location of family members, i.e., went to the cafeteria.
Assist in transporting patients

For more information contact:  Jaclyn Steenblock  218-643-0412  or email her at

CHI St. Francis Health, 2400 St. Francis Drive, Breckenridge, MN 56520