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Volunteer

“Most everyone who steps inside Cedars sees firsthand how adults with developmental disabilities flourish. With your help, in your own way, we hope you contribute to the lives of our participants, as I am sure they will contribute to yours.”  — Chuck Greene, Co-Executive Director  

Cedars invites you to join our wonderful core of volunteers and contribute your special talents. 

At Cedars we offer many ways you can dedicate your time and desire to serve: 

  • Weekly/Monthly Activities — Participate in an ongoing variety of weekly/monthly activities for our residents that can include bowling, Bingo, and community outings. 

  • Ongoing Positions-Volunteers can create a regular weekly schedule to interact directly with the staff and clients in one of the many programs that are offered at Cedars.  

  • Skill Sharing — Volunteers have an opportunity to share their special skill or talent with our residents and staff.  

  • Done-In-a-Day/Events — Interested in volunteering as an individual or group for one time activities or events on weekends or evenings? This is perfect for individuals or companies, school groups, and clubs. Done-in-a-Day/Activities/Events requirements may differ based on the event.  If you would like more information about being a Done-in-a Day volunteer, please contact the volunteer coordinator. If you have already signed up to be a “Done-in-a-Day” volunteer, please complete the release form below BEFORE attending the event.  Thank you!

      Cedars Done-in-a-Day/Activities Volunteer Release Form

Volunteer Requirements

  • Complete the online application 

  • Sign Volunteer Agreement, Liability Release Form, and Confidentiality Form  

  • Proof of negative TB test 

  • Interview/Volunteer Orientation in person or by phone 

  • Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult

“Volunteering at Cedars allows me to slow down and pay attention to the nuances of this world we live in. When you leave Cedars after a day of volunteering, there is definitely a feeling of wholeness — the feeling that you've done something right.”  — Will H., Volunteer  

Questions About Volunteering?

Please contact  Kathrin Smith at KathrinS@cedarslife.org

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