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A Caring Place – Adult Day Services

Kitchen Help:  Serving and clean up
Availability:         M, T, W, Th     11:30am to 1:30pm
Opportunities:    Family Friendly
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age or accompanied by an adult.
For More Info:  Amy Sczesny  
                              Asczesny@archindy.org
                              317-466-0015
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/caringplace.html


A Caring Place – Adult Day Services

Participant Support:  Sit with participants during activities to provide encouragement and support.              
Availability:  Call for more details
Opportunities:    Family Friendly
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age
For More Info:   Amy Sczesny  
                              Asczesny@archindy.org
                              317-466-0015
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/caringplace.html


Crisis Office

Volunteers:  Assist Clients with Food, Clothing, Intake and Data Entry         
Availability:  Monday – Thursday, mornings or afternoons
Opportunities:    Corporate Group opportunities
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age, requires some heavy lifting
For More Info:   Stephanie Davis
                              317-236-1556
                              Or sdavis@archindy.org
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/crisis.html


Crisis Office

Christmas Store Volunteers:  Sorting donations, Intake, Assisting clients with shopping.
Availability:  7 days a week November and December, times vary, evening opportunities
Opportunities:    Corporate Group opportunities
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age, requires some heavy lifting
For More Info:   Stephanie Davis
                              317-236-1556
                              Or sdavis@archindy.org
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/indianapolis/christmas.html


Holy Family Shelter & Transitional Housing Services

Resident Services
Availability:  Varies, Saturday and Evening volunteer work available
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age
For More Info:   Volunteer Coordinator
                              317-635-7830 x19
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/holyfamily/index.html

Other Information:    Persons interested in fulfilling this position must display excellent communication skills.  Volunteers assist staff with the daily functions of the shelter. Duties may include answering telephones, assisting donors with donations, and distributing hygiene items to residents.  Resident Service Volunteers are generally scheduled 1x/week or 2x/month for two to three hour shifts. We ask for a year’s commitment for this position as there is training involved. All guest service volunteers must be 18 years or older, complete an application, and attend an orientation and tour.


Holy Family Shelter & Transitional Housing Services

Meal Servers
Availability:  Varies, Saturday and Evening volunteer work available
Opportunities:    Corporate Group opportunities, Family Friendly
Requirements:  Must be over 16yrs of age
For More Info:   Volunteer Coordinator
                              317-635-7830 x19
http://www.archindy.org/cc/holyfamily/index.html

Other Information:  Lunch & Dinner Servers provide assistance during weekends and holiday meal preparation. Volunteers follow a planned menu or can donate the meal. Duties may include food preparation, serving meals to residents, and cleaning the kitchen area. Lunch & Dinner Volunteers are generally scheduled in advance and many volunteers are scheduled one meal shift per month, but we also may have opportunities for 1x meal volunteers and on various weekdays.  Lunch is at 12noon, and dinner is at 5pm daily.  Can be individual volunteer opportunity, but best for groups 2-5 persons. For safety reasons, no children under 8 years old.


Holy Family Shelter & Transitional Housing Services

Donation Organization:   Organize and sort the incoming donations.
Availability:  Call for times needed, Saturday & Evening opportunities
Opportunities:    Corporate group and Youth group opportunities 
Requirements:  Must be over 16yrs of age, requires some heavy lifting
For More Info:   Volunteer Coordinator
                              317-635-7830 x19
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/holyfamily/index.html


Holy Family Shelter & Transitional Housing Services

Children’s Services
Availability:  Call for times needed, Saturday & Evening opportunities
Opportunities:    Corporate Group opportunities, Family Friendly
Requirements:  Must be over 16yrs of age
For More Info:   Volunteer Coordinator
                              317-635-7830 x19
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/holyfamily/index.html

Other Information:  Children’s Services Volunteers have many opportunities to assist Holy Family Shelter! These volunteers must be energetic and creative. Duties may include helping with children’s services on evenings and weekends when classes are being held for the parents. Other options are hosting children’s activities such as arts and crafts, movies, dance, music, etc. Children’s Services volunteers can be on an ongoing basis or a one-time event. Must complete a volunteer application and attend an orientation and tour to prepare for duty. Two adults of 18 years or older are required for children’s activities.


Holy Family Shelter & Transitional Housing Services

Computer Lab
Availability:  Call for times needed, Saturday  & Evening opportunities
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age,
For More Info:   Volunteer Coordinator
                              317-635-7830 x19
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/holyfamily/index.html

Other Information:  Volunteers need to be computer savvy! Duties include monitoring computer usage of up to four residents, assisting with navigating the internet, and building or proofreading resumes and cover letters. Computer Lab Volunteers are generally scheduled 1x/week or 2x/month for a two hour shift.


Refugee & Immigrant Services

Donation Room:  Sort and organize incoming donations
Availability:  Call for more details
Opportunities:    Family Friendly, Corporate and Youth Group opportunities
Requirements:  Requires some heavy lifting
For More Info:   Beth Russell
                              erussell@archindy.org
                              317-236-1592
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/refugee/index.html


Refugee & Immigrant Services

Administrative Help
Availability:  Call for more details
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age
For More Info:   Beth Russell
                              erussell@archindy.org
                              317-236-1592
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/refugee/index.html


Refugee & Immigrant Services

Teaching English or Citizenship Classes
Availability:  Call for more details, Evenings and Saturdays availability
Requirements: 
For More Info:   Beth Russell
                              erussell@archindy.org
                              317-236-1592
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/refugee/index.html


Refugee & Immigrant Services

Refugee Mentor
Availability:  Call for more details, Evenings and Saturdays availability
Requirements:  Involves some transportation, Family Friendly
For More Info:   Beth Russell
                              erussell@archindy.org
                              317-236-1592
                              http://www.archindy.org/cc/refugee/index.html


RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)

Age 55 and over Volunteers
Availability:  Call for more details, Evenings and Saturdays availability
Requirements:  Involves some transportation
For More Info:   Monica Woodsworth
                              317-261-3378

Other Information:  RSVP works with adults 55+ to help them find opportunities with Catholic Charities and other community programs. Volunteers can find multiple opportunities, deciding where, when and how often to volunteer. Participation allows us to make the value of volunteering visible on a national level. We report to the Corporation for National & Community Service, a federal program, and are able to secure federal funds for our local program.


St. Elizabeth|Coleman – Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Pregnant Women Donations:  Preparing infant layettes, and sort and organize incoming donations.
Availability:  Call for more details
Opportunities:    Family Friendly, Youth Group and Corporate Group opportunities.   Saturday opportunity 1x a month.  
Requirements:  Must be over 16 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
For More Info:   Priscilla Kamrath
                              pkamrath@SECindy.org
                              317-787-3412


St. Elizabeth|Coleman – Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Mother and Children Donations:  Preparing incoming requests for clothing
Availability:  Call for more details
Opportunities:    Youth Group and Corporate Group opportunities.   Saturday opportunity 1x a month.  
Requirements:  Must be over 16 years of age or accompanied by an adult.
For More Info:   Priscilla Kamrath
                              pkamrath@SECindy.org
                              317-787-3412


St. Elizabeth|Coleman – Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Support Group Parent Donations:  Preparations of requests from support group mothers
Availability:  Call for more details
Opportunities:     
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age.  
For More Info:   Priscilla Kamrath
                              pkamrath@SECindy.org
                              317-787-3412

Other Information:   Adult females with families or individuals usually sign up for 1x a week or 2x a week.   Call for more details.


St. Elizabeth|Coleman – Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Yard and Maintenance Work
Availability:  Call for more details.  Saturday opportunities available 1x a month.
Opportunities:     Family friendly, Youth and Corporate group opportunities
Requirements:  Must be over 16yrs of age or accompanied by an adult.   Requires  some heavy lifting.
For More Info:   Priscilla Kamrath
                              pkamrath@SECindy.org
                              317-787-3412


St. Elizabeth|Coleman – Pregnancy and Adoption Services

Intake of In-Kind Donations
Availability:  Call for more details.  Saturday opportunities available 1x a month.
Requirements:  Must be over 18yrs of age or accompanied by an adult.   Requires some heavy lifting.   Involves transporting items.
For More Info:   Priscilla Kamrath
                              pkamrath@SECindy.org
                              317-787-3412

Other Information:   In need of a person 1 to 3 times a month to assist with intake.

 

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