Volunteer Opportunties

Looking to provide a helping hand.  Here are some places that can use your assistance.

  • Little Sisters of the Poor:

Seeking volunteers for a variety of needs, seven days a week, at St. Mary’s Home, 2325 N. Lakewood Ave., one block west of DePaul University; for information, contact the volunteer coordinator  at 773-935-9600, ext. 221 or email volchicago@littlesistersofthepoor.org.

  • Women’s Center: 

Main office at 5116 N. Cicero Avenue is looking for volunteers to answer phones and other tasks; call Terry Jones at 773-794-4771 or email tjones@gotwc.org.

  • Providence Soup Kitchen:

Hours available Monday-Friday, 9:15 AM – 1:30 PM underneath St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Noble Street and Evergreen Avenue, contact Sr. Darlene through the website at  www.providence-soupkitchen.com.

  • Chicago Shares:

Chicago-area non-profit with ties to several faith communities helping homeless or needy with a voucher program; looking for volunteers to help with publicity, especially social media; for Information visit Chicago-shares-org. or contact Ron Polaniecki at chicagoshares@gmail.com, or 312-573-4494.

  • Our Lady of Sorrows:

Volunteers needed to serve breakfast to our neighbors in need at Our Lady of  Sorrows Parish during the summer months.

Dates:  July 27; August 10, 24; September 14  —  Time:  6:00 a.m. each Saturday listed.

Details:  Meet at Old St. Mary’s Parking Lot –  Carpool to Our Lady of Sorrows – 3121 W. Jackson Blvd. –
Serve Hot breakfast – assist with clean-up – return to Old St. Mary’s  by approximately 9:00 a.m.

Contact Vill Harmon – email – MsVillofCa@aol.com – Phone – 714-209-2412

  • St. James Food Pantry

St. James Food Pantry is currently in need volunteers from 8:30-11:30 AM on Wednesday and Thursday mornings to help with the pantry as well as from 12:45-3:00 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons to serve lunch to the homeless.

If you are able to extend a helping hand, please contact Moe Hannon, Volunteer Coordinator,
St. James Food Pantry  –  312-842-1919 x214  volunteer@stjameswabash.org

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