"Come we daily then, dear Father,
Open hearts and willing hands,
Eager ears, expectant, joyful,
Ready for Thy right commands."

                                                              Hymn 58, Christian Science Hymnal

High Ridge House abounds with opportunities to share your talents and gifts - from leading a hymn-sing or reading a church service to spending time with patients or helping with clerical work. Volunteering at HRH is a gift of love that keeps on giving. It blesses you as well as the recipients, Christian Science nursing, and High Ridge House!  Will you take a moment to consider one way you might express this unselfed love as a volunteer at High Ridge House? We would love to welcome you to our team of dedicated helpers!

You may download the Volunteer Application from this page and submit by mail or email to If you have any questions, please our Volunteer Coordinator at (718) 796-4200, ext.210. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Here's a list of opportunities for you to consider:

Healing Support Activities

  • Be a reader for a Wednesday or Sunday afternoon service.
  • Sing or play music for church services, hymn sings, or events.
  • Provide interesting activities for patients using your own interests or talent or the resources in our Study Room.

Companioning Activities

  • Read inspiring articles to patients.
  • Visit or lunch with patients.
  • Bring your pet for a visit.

Facility Support Activities

  • Provide computer or clerical support - assist with mailings.
  • Plan or create a garden or spruce up the grounds.
  • Assist with community events.
  • Work from home on various projects
  • Provide professional services.

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Assist at Special Events
  • Study Room Librarians
  • Substitute Readers

Read a Letter of Appreciation for Our Volunteers

Read here »