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5850 Meridian Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044

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Volunteer

Volunteers have an enduring positive impact on the lives of our residents and patients, and enjoy the rich rewards that always come to those who give of themselves.

We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities and are happy to work with you to develop a program around a specific interest or special talent you may have.


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Available opportunities include:
• Pennies for Patients
• 5K Run/Walk
• PRESENTS FOR PATIENTS®
Plus many more!
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Hospice Volunteer

Make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are needed for services such as friendly visits, light housekeeping, running errands or providing clerical office support. Learn More


St. Barnabas Charities

The St. Barnabas Charities Auxiliary is open to all! We welcome your participation as we plan events, have fun, and raise money for the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund.

Golf Tournaments: Held in June and September both require assistance for the monitoring of holes, selling Birdies, and recording challenges met by golfers.

Fashion Show: Assist with preparations for the St. Barnabas Charities Annual Fashion Gala & Luncheon. Skirting of tables, Dining Room Monitors, Raffle Ticket Sales. Event is held every October.

Poinsettia Sale: Assistance with the distribution of flowers in December.

PRESENTS FOR PATIENTS®: Project dates fluctuate with summer assistance needed. Program kicks off in the Fall and continues through Christmas. Assistance is needed with gift wrapping, answering phones, patient assignments and preparation for gift delivery. Scout troops can earn a patch by participating. Click here for more information.

Contact the St. Barnabas Charities or call 724-687-9140.


Social Activities Volunteer

  • Escort residents to social functions like birthday parties or craft class; act as a companion; serve food and beverages; general event assistance.
  • Both weekdays and weekends, times may vary.
  • No experience is necessary.

Individual Activities Volunteer

  • Visit with residents who are bedridden or unable to attend activities.
  • Both weekdays and weekends, times may vary.
  • No experience is necessary.

Music Volunteer

  • Musicians or musical groups to perform for residents.
  • Converse with the residents to encourage their participation.
  • Most programs are held in recreation areas and last approximately one hour.

Religious Service Volunteer

  • Assist with transporting residents to religious services; participation in services.
  • Qualifications: Must be physically able to push wheelchairs while maintaining a friendly, energetic and compassionate tone to actively communicate with residents.
  • No experience necessary.

Transport Activities Volunteer

  • Assist with transporting residents to activities and social functions.
  • Qualifications: Must be physically able to push wheelchairs while maintaining a friendly, energetic and compassionate tone to actively communicate with residents.
  • No experience necessary.

Pet Visit Volunteer

  • Must show documentation of pet shots and vaccinations.
  • Pet must be on a leash.
  • Both weekdays and weekends, times may vary.
  • No experience is necessary.
  • Discuss additional guidelines with Recreation Director.

Scout Patch Program

  • Your troop can earn a special patch will learning the value of community service.
  • Participate in three volunteer troop activities between October and May to earn a patch.
  • Develop a unique activity with the guidance of our Recreation Directors.
  • By volunteering for PRESENTS FOR PATIENTS®, scouts can earn a patch.
  • Over the years, more than 100 troops have participated.

Who do I call if I’m interested in these volunteer opportunities?

St. Barnabas Nursing Home | The Arbors, Gibsonia Campus
Ali Schnur, Recreation Director | 724-443-0700 ext. 5445

Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas | The Arbors, Valencia Campus
Shelly Jenkins, Executive Director | 724-625-4000 ext. 296

The Arbors III
Lea Steibel, Recreation Director | 724-625-1530, ext. 33

St. Barnabas Charities
Shelli Sommariva, Director | 724-444-5521

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Contact

Call (724) 625-3770 or email
St. Barnabas Charities.

St. Barnabas Charities
5850 Meridian Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044

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