Saint John’s Abbey Volunteer Program

Assignment Description


Number of persons needed : 5-6

Position:  Church Environment Assistant

Department:   Abbey Housekeeping

Brief Summary of Assignment:  Work in a team to clean portions of the Abbey Church and Chapter House; dusting, sweeping and picking up stray worship aids.

Time Commitment:   3-4 hours each week

Responsibilities:   (specific activities to accomplish task, expectations)

  • Dust (occasionally wash) pews in weekly assigned sections
  • Sweeping or vacuuming floors
  • Picking up worship aids or other paper

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Ability to take direction and willingness to help
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform a variety of tasks
  • Ability to stand and move around, using dust cloths, mops, etc.

Team Leader:
   Paul Kollmann

Location, working space, equipment, etc:  Abbey Church, Chapter House, dusting and vacuuming equipment.



Any questions: contact Eileen Haeg at 363-3304 or email