Volunteer Information

Volunteers are the life blood of the Spiritual Life Center, without them, we could not fulfill our mission. They serve in a variety of capacities: taking phone calls at the front desk, landscaping and gardening tasks, assisting with bulk mailing projects and much more. Center volunteers give with a spirit of stewardship and hospitality that makes retreats and other events here special. When you see a volunteer during your stay here, please remember to thank them. If you would like to be a part of this ministry to our guests, contact the Center today. There is an opportunity here for you.

Volunteer Inquiry Form
Join our many volunteers by filling out our Volunteer Inquiry Form. The form will be sent to the Volunteer Coordinator with information on your interests.  Click here to fill out our volunteer form.

Become a Weekend Resident Volunteer!

New volunteer opportunity!  Become a Weekend Resident Volunteer!

On busy weekends Center staff needs some additional help to serve all of our guests.  As a Weekend Resident Volunteer, you will aid in the mission of the Spiritual Life Center by helping guests in a variety of ways.

The Weekend Resident Volunteer will spend the weekend at the retreat house from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.  When not attending to volunteer duties, weekend volunteers may listen to retreat talks, spend time in prayer, and enjoy the silence of the retreat house.  Some of the responsibilities of a weekend resident may include:

  • Sacristan
    • Prepare for Benediction
    • Prepare for Mass
    • Clean up chapel after event
  • A/V help 
    • Assist speakers with videos, microphones, batteries, lights, sound, action!
  • Host/usher
    • Assist guests to rooms
    • Assist guests with any problems in rooms
    • Assist with Confessional lines
  • Dining Room
    • Set out meals if there are no cooks on the weekend
    • Tend to Directed Retreat Wing kitchen
    • Assist in clean up of Dining Room
  • Emergencies
    • Emergency calls
  • Drinks/Snacks
    • Assist Staff Hostess if necessary
    • Prepare coffee and water when Staff Hostess is absent or unavailable
  • Gift/Bookstore clerk
  • Front desk
    • Assist Staff Receptionist with filing, copies, guest needs
  • Generally be available for Father Ken, Retreat Speaker, Staff Hostess, and guests

If you are interested in becoming one of our Weekend Resident Volunteers, please contact Pam Deitchler at the Spiritual Life Center!