We are currently looking for volunteers and need to fill evening and weekend shifts. If you are interested in volunteering, click here to download our application. When completed, please email to isaiahhouse@rochester.rr.com or mail to Isaiah House, 71 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14605.

We ask our volunteers for a minimum of eight hours a month based upon two to four hour shifts Monday through Sunday.

What are the responsibilities of a volunteer caregiver?

Being a volunteer caregiver involves a variety of responsibilities, including

  • Physical care (bedside care, bathing)
  • Emotional/spiritual support for the resident and family
  • Companionship, encouragement, presence
  • Serve as a willing listener

Who volunteers at Isaiah House?

Our volunteers are a diverse group of people who see the value and worth of every person. All are compassionate and feel the need to serve.

What is it like volunteering at Isaiah House?

The emphasis at Isaiah House is on living and quality of life for our residents. To play a small part in their final journey is an incredibly uplifting experience for our volunteers. We find great satisfaction in knowing we have made someone smile or brought a family member to the bedside who may not have made it otherwise.

How will I be trained?

We provide an orientation and training for all of our volunteer caregivers. New volunteers are always paired with an experienced caregiver when beginning at Isaiah House.

Our donations wishlist:

  • Stamps
  • Paper Towels
  • Diaper Wipes
  • Garbage Bags (Tall & Medium)
  • Gift Cards for groceries or Staples
  • Swiffer Pads
  • Dishwasher Detergent
  • Room Deoderizers
  • Spray Febreeze
  • AA and AAA batteries
  • Coffee/Soda
  • Baking Mixes
  • Twin Sheets
  • Comfy Blankets