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Volunteering for the Oregon Veterans' Home - The Dalles

Members of veteran service organizations or community groups such as schools or church associations are always welcome and are needed and necessary at the OVHTD. You could say it is vital to the well-being of our veteran residents. Volunteer activities are diverse and include everything from a friendly visit with a veteran or group of veterans, to assisting resident groups of personal interest to using special talents. Activities like walking the grounds or assisting a resident in writing a letter will be very comforting and encouraging. We also have practical ways for serving our veteran residents such as providing transportation to activities outside the facility, working in our gift shop, dealing poker, or delivering baked goods, Consider how you or your group can help today!

How to Volunteer



Our honored guests at the OVHTD love to have visitors. Whether it’s to sit with them during dinner, go on a walk on the campus, or play an intense game of checkers in the Veterans’ Community Center, there are many ways our visitors help support that feeling of gratitude we promote with our veteran residents. You may know someone in the Home, or just want to share some time with one of our honored guests, you will be richly rewarded during the visit.

Our residents love pets, so if you have a cat or dog and want to bring it in for a visit, please do! We do request that all pets are kept on a leash and a record of current shots be provided if requested.