Volunteers play a key role in improving the quality of life for our residents. And we’re always looking for caring people like you to help us in these areas:

  • Pastoral Care
    • lead rosary
    • help residents to/from mass
    • offer spiritual programs
    • distribute Holy Communion
    • 1:1 visits
  • Health Center Activities
    • musical performance
    • nail care
    • 1:1 adopt a resident (read with resident, visit and provide companionship)
    • mobile library cart
    • pet therapy
    • sharing your craft or hobby
    • coordinating a group event with your club or organization
  • Assisi Village Activities
    • play piano
    • nail care
    • play cards
    • lead craft projects
    • call bingo
    • pet therapy
    • sharing your craft or hobby
  • SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program
    • SHIIP Counselor
  • Escort Residents
    • assist residents to in-house beauty shop appointments
    • assist residents to daily Mass
    • escort residents to off-site appointments (Stonehill provides the transportation)
  • Dining Services
    • Assist residents in selecting meal choices for the following day
    • Deliver meal trays to residents
    • Roll silverware
    • Help with clean-up after a meal (eg: wash and sanitize tables)
  • Caregiver Resource Center
    • research advocacy
    • discharge follow-up calls
    • baking goods for support groups and meetings
    • group leadership (support groups, musical/activities, holiday events, etc.)
    • resource library management
    • speakers/presenters
    • outreach support
    • reception area support
    • mailing projects
    • 1:1 mentoring/support
    • newsletter guest columnists
  • Wellness Center
    • Booking appointments for pool times, sauna, and personal training
    • Customer service/reception desk
    • HydroWorx Pool Operation
    • Routine cleaning
    • Facility tours

Volunteer benefits

In appreciation for their gifts of time and talent, volunteers are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Free lunch meal from the Stonehill Health Center cafeteria on days of service
  • Free basic membership to the Stonehill Wellness Center (for those volunteering 5 or more hours in a month)
  • Annual volunteer appreciation event
  • Free coffee
  • Birthday recognition in the Stonehill Gazette newsletter and on Stonehill TV
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Opportunity to socialize and form relationships
  • Networking
  • Developing skills

Interested in volunteering? Want to learn more?

Complete our volunteer application and tell us how you’d like to help!

Questions? Contact Morgan Schadel, Volunteer Coordinator at 563.557.7181 x1218.


The Stonehill Communities Auxiliary is a dedicated group of community volunteers who assist with the Stonehill mission. Created in 1980, the Auxiliary provides companionship and activities for residents, assists with fundraising efforts, and operates the gift shop.

Throughout the year, the Auxiliary also assists with bake sales, fresh-cut flowers, ice cream socials, and special seasonal celebrations including:

  • Winter Social
  • Irish Fest
  • Annual Spring Fashion Show
  • Mother’s Day Bake and Flower Sale
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Grandparent’s Day Social
  • Auxiliary Thank You Luncheon
  • Octoberfest
  • Veteran’s Day Party
  • Christmas Fair


Today’s Stonehill Auxiliary is comprised of nearly 100 members. Annual dues are only $15! Contact development@stonehilldbq.com or call 563.557.7180 x1151 to learn more.


The Auxiliary operates the Stonehill gift shops located in the Stonehill Health Center coffee shop and at Assisi Village.


Stonehill Health Center
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12:30-2:30 pm, or by special appointment.

Assisi Village
Please see a staff member to make a special purchase.