Volunteering at Chandler Hall Does Make a Difference in a Senior's Life

Volunteers are more than an extra set of hands. Volunteers bring kindness and full hearts into Chandler Hall and add to the spirit of compassion that permeates our walls. If you are looking for a meaningful way to make a difference, spend some time at Chandler Hall with our staff or our residents.

We welcome your uniqueness, your talents, and your special gifts. Your individuality contributes to the diverse experiences we offer our residents. By giving your time, talents and positive energy, volunteers enrich the lives of our residents, and we are grateful.

Volunteering at Chandler

How Can I Help?

We have three main areas where you can lend a helping hand at Chandler Hall. Click on the button below where you are most interested in volunteering, If you have multiple areas, please click the administrative button.


  • Clerical support
  • Filing paperwork
  • Data entry
  • Making phone calls
  • Helping staff with various tasks
  • Help maintenance with handyman tasks on campus
  • Help with gardening or culinary events

Resident Activities

  • Musical performances
  • One-on-One visits to read, chat, play games, etc.
  • Take a walk around the campus
  • Lunch Buddy in the cafeteria
  • Assist at special events
  • Pet Therapy visits
  • and more!

Hospice Volunteers

  • Family caregiver support
    • Visit while a family member runs errands
    • Write down memories or talk about their life
  • Administrative support for the Hospice Program

Volunteer Requirements

  • Minimum age to volunteer is 16 years of age.
  • Minimum of a four (4) month commitment with at least two (2) hours a week suggested.
  • All applicants must fill out an application. Once it is reviewed, you will have a brief interview with the volunteer coordinator to find a proper assignment.
  • Administrative and Resident Activities volunteers will receive a one-on-one orientation prior to their first volunteer assignment.
  • Hospice volunteers need to attend additional training and have more checks performed prior to volunteering.
  • Businesses and Groups can also volunteer and are encouraged.
  • All volunteers 18 years and older are subject to a PA State Criminal Background check.

β€œThe best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

~Mahatma Gandhi

We Would Love to Hear From You