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A truly rewarding experience.

When you volunteer at Lutheran Life Villages— Northeast Indiana’s premier senior living and care provider — you’ll have the opportunity to get to know our residents and staff, share a few laughs, and develop lasting personal relationships. Plus, you’ll be enriching every life you touch as well as your own. Your volunteerism also helps support our mission and provides a “Better Way of Living” for the residents in our communities in Fort Wayne, Kendallville, and Pine Valley.

Share your faith through service.

Service is an integral part of the Christian faith. It not only allows us to express our faith, but also sets a good example for our children and grandchildren. Giving back teaches us some valuable life lessons that can only be learned by serving.

Putting your talents to good use.

Depending on your individual or group’s skill set and interests, we offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities to choose from. Whether it’s joining our residents on an outing to the Historic Embassy Theatre, serving a customer in one of our gift shops, or helping with our mailings of the Volunteer Voice, we invite you to find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you.

Become a volunteer today.

You can start by downloading the application form below. Want more details or have an idea for a volunteer opportunity? Call our Director of Volunteer Services at (260) 447-1591, or volunteerdepartment@lutheranlifevillages.org.

Volunteer Opportunities:


Join the fun. Assist the activities staff and residents during recreational activities such as games, outdoor experiences, and the arts.


Help with filing and other duties in the business office.

Dining room greeter

Lend a hand to the independent-living dining room staff during lunch and dinner hours by greeting and seating guests and serving beverages.


Greet our guests who visit the South Anthony campus and make them feel right at home. This position assists our reception staff by answering questions, helping with directions, or doing whatever it takes to ensure our guests have a positive experience during their visit.

The Emporium

Volunteers in the Emporium gift and snack shop serve as clerks, restocking merchandise and greeting and assisting customers.


Do you prefer a job working behind the scenes? Help with mailing projects for our independent  - living community and the Volunteer Services Department.


Love the outdoors? Give us a hand maintaining flower beds or assist with yard work, trash pickup, and recycling.

Pastoral care

Whether you’re a talented musician, a pastor, or someone who just loves people, we have a spot for you.

Public relations

Prepare packets of promotional items for special events.

Receptionist assistant

Do you have experience as a receptionist? If so, you’re the type of person who loves to make people feel welcome. Greet residents and their families and other volunteers and visitors.

Resident companion services

Within this important and rewarding opportunity, volunteers perform non-medical services such as responding to call lights; bringing water, washcloths, or personal items; and greeting and escorting residents.


Our volunteer drivers take residents to appointments and outings. Our transportation coordinator trains those who drive our vans and mini-bus.

Wheelchair escorts

Escort our residents by pushing wheelchairs to outdoor activities, chapel services, the hair salon and spa, the Emporium, or other locations as needed.

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