HouseWarmers are the heart of our House. Generously giving their time at least twice a month, these selfless and gifted individuals make our House a home for the families who stay here. A few ways HouseWarmers support our families include:

  • welcoming families when they enter the House
  • lite cleaning, disinfecting, and laundry
  • supporting House staff on daily tasks
  • accepting and distributing donations
  • Providing tours to families, groups, and individuals

Volunteer Requirements

All volunteers must:

  • be at least 16 years old
  • be able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds
  • be able to walk 700 steps
  • be able to sit for periods of time
  • be able to stand for periods of time
  • be able and willing to work with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • have good written and verbal communication skills
  • function independently
  • commit to at least 6 months of volunteering, averaging 2 times per month
  • have a clean background check, barring minor traffic violations
  • provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • wear a mask at all times while on Ronald McDonald House of Rochester property (inside and outside)

Apply to be a Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota volunteer today! Anyone staying, visiting, or volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota, must be infectious disease free for 21 days.

Note: The Ronald McDonald House of Rochester cannot approve court-mandated service hours.