Volunteering at Misericordia

October 29, 2021       

Dear Misericordia Volunteer:

Over 18 months ago, Misericordia’s Volunteer Office suspended its programs to fully turn our attention to keeping our residents and staff safe against the COVID-19 virus. Our Administration, Directors and staff quickly adapted and changed with the residents as a constant flow of new information shaped the world we are living in today. While we are not back to pre-COVID “normal,” we are beginning to see a glimpse of that life here at Misericordia.

Christmas is always a special time at Misericordia. Last year, the Hearts & Flour Bakery, along with many of our programs that contribute to the success of our Holiday Season, worked tirelessly to keep up with orders, packaging, shipping, and much more. For full transparency this year will be slightly different. We are inviting some family members who have experience and expertise in the Bakery to help us during the busy Holiday Season. We want all families to know about this as most families will not be able to volunteer on site.

Going forward, there may be some opportunities in other non-residential areas, but at this time we are focusing on inviting families for the bakery. Should opportunities become available we would be in contact with our families.

You should be aware that we are only accepting volunteers who are vaccinated. If you haven’t already completed the new volunteer sign up, below is a link to the form that must be completed by all former and current volunteers and it also must include a copy of your vaccination card. There would also be strict training requirements and new protocols that all volunteers must follow. A mini in-service meeting will be conducted before volunteering on campus to review the changes and these new protocols created to keep Misericordia and all of you as safe as possible.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847.370.2323.

Theresa Marie McDermott        

Volunteer Coordinator
Misericordia’s Administration Team

Click here to view the volunteer form