Volunteer Opportunities

Who do I contact if I have questions about Volunteering?

Volunteers of all ages and all walks of life may choose from a wide variety of programs and events. At Oak Crest, the social, cultural, and recreational programs- coupled with our woodworking/craft room, exercise area, library and garden provide-you, your friends, or your family with endless volunteer choices and opportunities Make new friends while gaining companionships with new and wonderful individuals. Whatever your interest, Oak Crest has a program that is right for you. Oak Crest volunteers can enjoy social opportunities by coordinating and participating in special events with other volunteers including parties, dances, luncheon outings, community plays, concerts, and much more. The opportunities here are endless.

Examples of some Volunteer Opportunities, include:

Letter Writing

Write letters for residents who suffer from vision problems.


Assist with various craft activities or lead a craft activity.


Assist residents with gardening in the courtyards and indoor gardening activities.


Leading sing a long activities.

Reading to Residents

Read to low-vision or bed-bound residents.

Art Therapy Activities

Assist with Art Therapy for Health Center and Personal Care residents.

Special Events

Plan special events, decorating, and be a hostess

Baking for Special Events

Bake for Oak Oakfest, Ice Cream Socials, and Christmas Tree.


Assist with mailings, phone calls, and filing.


Lend a hand with ceramics.


Assist in woodworking projects.


Work in the Shoppe selling, organizing, merchandising, and purchasing.


Assist residents, as needed, in using, organizing, and maintaining the current reading materials, books, and puzzles.

Day Trip/Overnight

Volunteers to accompany staff on 2-3 day trips and 1 overnight for Personal Care and Health Center Residents.

Plant Care

Water, and remove dried flowers and leaves.


Collect names of people to provide entertainment or offer educational programs.

Video Camera

Record special events.

Oak Crest appreciates Volunteer time and effort. We offer you the opportunity to become involved so that you can feel the sense of fulfillment that comes from giving to others. Come and experience Oak Crest, the most unique and complete retirement community in DeKalb County. We offer flexible and personalized volunteer opportunities. We think you'll get as much out of the volunteer program as you pour into it. Ask any one of our volunteers and they'll tell you that this is an experience your whole family can share, working together to tell someone "we care."

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Who do I contact if I have questions about Volunteering?

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