Volunteer Program

St. Gertrude's has a very active volunteer program.  Over 170 volunteers donate over 750 hours each month across the campus.  The following is a list of volunteers opportunities:

  • Appointment Escort
  • Befriender/Spiritual Care Visitor
  • Bible Study Leader
  • Birthday Party Host/Hostess
  • Card Player, especially 500, Bridge and Cribbage
  • Children Visits
  • Clinic Companion /escort
  • Communion Minister
  • Dining Room Host/Hostess
  • Entertainer/Performer
  • Exercise Group Asssistant
  • Gift Shop Attendant
  • Heart-to-Heart Visitor
  • Manicurist
  • Masseuse
  • Mobile Library Cart Librarian
  • Music Ministry
  • Office Assistant
  • Bus Outing Assistant ( restraurants, Mystic Lake, museums etc)
  • Pet Visits
  • Piano player
  • Popcorn popper
  • Reading to Residents
  • Receptionist at the TCU entrance
  • Recreation Assistant
  • Rocks and Pots Plant Care
  • Service Celebrant
  • Small Group Leader (card, crafts, baking, etc.)
  • Special events ( picnics, ice cream socials, etc)
  • Thirst Quencher
  • "Walks and Wheels"

Process for becoming a Volunteer at St. Gertrude's

1. Complete the application and Volunteer Background Information and submit to Sara Fleck

              For a copy of the Volunteer application please Click Here

2. Read the Background Study Privacy Notice and Complete the Screening Authorization From  - Click Here

3. Complete the Minnesota Department of Human Services Background form.  You will need to print the form and complete and return this to the Volunteer department with your application. Click Here

4. Complete the Disclosure - Preparation of a Consumer Report Verified Credentials  Click Here

5. Contact Sara Fleck to set up an interview time - 952-233-4484 or Sara.fleck@bhshealth.org

6. All Volunteers must attend an orientation session before beginning to volunteer. Sessions are held monthly -Upcoming orientation are:

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7. At orientation all volunteers will need to complete a Verified Credentials  Background Check.













Thanks to all the Volunteers who give their time and talents at St. Gertrude's.
Volunteers helping with grilling at the summer picnic