At Circle the City, we are grateful for the volunteers who provide critical support to the patients and medical staff of our health care centers.

Volunteers are needed in these areas:

  • Patient activities:
    • Visiting patients including bilingual English-Spanish speakers
    • Help Respite Assistants with sanitizing, making beds, laundry, set up and clean up, etc.)
    • Educational presentations (I.e. nutrition, personal budgeting, life skills, building resumes, etc.)
    • Field Trip chaperones
    • Social/entertainment (karaoke evenings, movie nights, etc.). We always are in great need of weekend activities.
    • Arts and crafts (knitting, crocheting and other craft lessons)
    • Holidays and birthdays (decorate the dining halls and living room, and facilitate the monthly birthday party that provides patients who have birthdays while staying at the facility with a birthday bag of small items, a cake, and balloons)
  • Nurses to assist with support tasks during the morning and evening rush
  • AA and NA meeting facilitators
  • Food service handlers to help respite center cooks in the kitchen
  • Administrative assistance within our administration offices
  • Event coordinators and facilitators (i.e. tournaments, games, etc.)
  • Tutors
  • Translators of all languages, particularly Spanish
  • Professional services (accounting, tax preparation, etc.)
  • Advocacy (assist with SSI, ID card, and disability applications)
  • Musicians to perform for the patients
  • Individuals and groups to sponsor clothing, shoe, and hygiene item drives
  • Pet therapy program
  • Art classes
  • Musicians (i.e. pianist, guitarist, etc.)

For more information, please contact:

Michael Santeusanio, Training & Volunteer Manager



The first phase of opening our volunteer program after the pandemic suspension, begins Friday, April 16, 2021.

In order to keep our patients, staff and volunteers safe, the following will be required before receiving a volunteer assignment:

  • Completed Updated Application (as of Apr. 16, 2021)
  • CDC Documentation – fully vaccinated for Covid-19
  • Documentation for recent TB shot
  • 6-month commitment to volunteer
  • Consent for background check
  • Wear a mask at all times
  • Attendance at our new volunteer orientation

There may be additional requirements depending on the volunteer assignment. If you are comfortable with these expectations, please click on the Apply Now button to begin the process of volunteering with Circle the City.

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