Volunteer Photo Galleries

There is a wealth of volunteer opportunities available to you when you become a volunteer with us. Please view the Ministries' individual pages to see more!

Faces of Our Volunteers

These are only a few of the people who have become volunteers with the Sisters of Saint Joseph. Join us! Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 St. Joseph's School of Penfield Raking Group (November 2014)

On Saturday November 15th, members of the Lego Robotics Club at Saint Joseph’s School in Penfield came here to rake as a community service project. Parents brought the group, and they worked with Sister Jean Rodman and Sister Margaret Mary. They were our youngest group of volunteers to help with yard work. Their energy and teamwork were a delight to witness. Click photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 RIT Human Resources Comes to Motherhouse for Day of Caring (May 2014)

For several years as a part of the United Way Day of Caring, the RIT Human Resources Department has sent a group of enthusiastic workers to help with spring clean up on the Motherhouse grounds. This year they did a tremendous job helping the maintenance department clear dead leaves and branches, turning soil, and spreading mulch. Thank you RIT! Click on photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 St. John Fisher School of Pharmacy helps out at the Motherhouse (April 2014)

The Motherhouse is as clean as can be thanks to 15 students from the St. John Fisher Wegmans School of Pharmacy. The students came as a part of a service day, and they worked very hard cleaning windows, disinfecting railings and door knobs, raking, taking down Christmas lights, and doing some gardening work outside! Thank you from everyone at the Motherhouse! Click photo to view more. 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Nazareth College Physical Therapy Students Create Exercise Class for Sisters (March 2014)

Physical Therapy students from Nazareth College are conducting an exercise class with some Sisters. The students help the Sisters to improve their balance, strength and flexibility. Click on the photo to view more.

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Church of the Assumption Youth Group Clean Wheelchairs at Motherhouse (February 2014)

A wonderful group of students from Church of the Assumption in Fairport visited the Motherhouse and helped clean wheelchairs and walkers for residents. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Volunteer Holds Card Classes at the  Motherhouse (September 2013-June 2014)

Almost every month, volunteer Nancy visits the Motherhouse and makes different seasonal cards with the sisters. Nancy is very crafty and hand cuts all of the intricate pieces for the cards herself! Click on the photo to view more!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dog Therapy at the Motherhouse (Fall 2013-Summer 2014)

Volunteers who have certified therapy dogs are always welcome at the Motherhouse. Our residents are blessed to have many four legged visitors. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Happy Birthday Riley! (November 2013)

One of the Motherhouse's most beloved volunteers celebrated his 8th birthday this year with his favorite Sisters and priests. We are grateful to Riley's owners Bill and Dawn Briggs for being so dedicated to the residents here at the Motherhouse. Click on the photo to view more.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Students and Staff of Local Universities Help Out at the Motherhouse       (Summer 2013-Summer 2014)

The Motherhouse and all of the Sisters ministries are very appreciative of the various groups of students and staff that give their time. In these pictures, individuals from Nazareth College and  SUNY Brockport come to visit with Sisters and resident priests and do some grounds work!
 
 
 
 
 

Volunteers Create A Water Therapy Class (Spring 2013)

We welcome volunteers to bring their unique skill sets to improve the quality of life of all of the Sisters' ministries populations. Here, Nazareth Physical Therapy students conduct water therapy classes with some Sisters. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dog Therapy at the Motherhouse (Summer 2012-Summer 2013)

Volunteers who have certified therapy dogs are always welcome at the Motherhouse. Our residents are blessed to have many four legged visitors. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Youth from Area Churches Brighten the Days of Motherhouse Residents (Spring 2013)

 From confirmation classes to service groups, area churches know that their young people have wonderful experiences volunteering with the Sisters of Saint Joseph, whether it be having fun with arts and crafts or helping to clean wheel chairs at the Motherhouse. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Students and Staff of Local Universities Help Out at the Motherhouse (Summer 2012-Spring 2013)

The Motherhouse and all of the Sisters ministries are very appreciative of the various groups of students and staff that give their time. In these pictures, individuals from Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College of Pharmacy, SUNY Brockport, and  Rochester Institute of Technology beautify the Motherhouse grounds. Click on the photo to view more.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Volunteer Holds Card Classes at the  Motherhouse (September 2012-June 2013)

Almost every month volunteer Nancy (pictured in black and white polka dot shirt) visits the Motherhouse and makes different seasonal cards with the sisters. Nancy is very crafty and hand cuts all of the intricate pieces for the cards herself! Click on the photo to view more!