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Volunteer Information
VolunteersVolunteers are needed at Centre Crest to provide care and services that are only offered through the most valuable asset of time given by volunteers. Volunteers become an integral part of our team and work closely with staff to enhance the quality of life for our residents. Volunteer opportunities are available seven days a week. Orientation and training are provided.

Volunteer Opportunities 
Centre Crest has an ongoing need for volunteers. We know that everyone has a talent to offer, whether it is expertise in a particular field or simply offering their valuable time to help fulfill volunteer opportunities. We invite you to explore volunteering opportunities available in our home. 

Volunteer Requirements 
No talent or experience is greater than the desire to help and the capacity to care. In addition to possessing the qualities of being compassionate, flexible and patient, the following are mandatory. 
  1. Each volunteer that has contact with the residents is required to complete a two-step TST (TB) test. This testing is provided free of charge with no appointment necessary at Centre Crest and is a two-week process.
  2. A volunteer orientation with the volunteer is required. An appointment is necessary.
  3. Two references are required at the time of the orientation.
  4. Orientation and training is provided.
  5. Junior volunteers (under the age of eighteen) must have a parental consent form signed.
  • Beauty Parlor Assistant
  • Gift Shop Volunteer
  • Comfort and Love Volunteer
  • Garden Volunteer
  • Friendly Visitor Program Leader
  • Floral Volunteer
  • Manicurist Pet
  • Dining Room Musician
  • Auxiliary Member
  • Activity Assistant
  • Clerical Volunteer
  • Pet Care Volunteer
  • Program Leader
  • Entertainer
  • Pet Therapy
  • Dining Room Host
  • Water Pass Assistant

Seniors with poinsettiasAdditional Information
  • Centre Crest is a Retired Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) Station.
  • Centre Crest is an approved outreach and education site for the Centre County Master Gardener program.
  • The Centre Crest Auxiliary is a United Way funded and all volunteer organization.
  • Student hours are available.
  • Junior volunteers under the age of twelve must have a parent/guardian on the premises when volunteering.
  • For college interns, we offer an outstanding internship program with one of our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists.
Volunteering is the perfect way to feel connected to your community. The simple act of offering your skills and enthusiasm will positively impact the lives of our residents, as well as your own.
Centre Crest Nursing Home Volunteer Coordinator

Centre Crest
502 E. Howard St.
Bellefonte, PA 16823-2128

Ph: (814) 355-6777