Volunteer Opportunities Calendar
Looking for service opportunities? Check out the curent needs below that ministry leaders have shared with us. An * indicates items appropriate for youth/teens.
Have a volunteer request to add to the calendar? Contact our parish Volunteer Coordinator, Karen Brown, at email@example.com or 704-362-5047, ext. 214.
June 24 - July 8: Freedom School
July 9: Habitat for Humanity
July 27: HOM
July 30: Men's Uptown Homeless Shelter
*On-going: Levine & Dickson Hospice House - Snack Collection.
On-going: Friendship Trays Deliver meals to the homebound. Individual drives one week-day per month at lunchtime, sometimes with a partner. Substitute drivers are always needed. Contact Carla Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Gabriel Church is committe to thithing a minimum of 10% of our Offertory. The list below represents some of the organizations that have received our tithing funds or benefit as an outreach ministry . These organizations offer volunteer opportunties. Visit their websites to learn more. Many of these offer service hours to teens as well.
Baby Bundles: Provides newborn essentials to families in financial need. View details here.
Catholic Charities: Many opportunities to volunteer in various capacities. View details here.
Classroom Central: Provides school supplies to students living in poverty. View details here.
Crisis Assistance Ministry: Provides assistance and advocacy for people in financial crisis, helping them move toward self-sufficiency. View details here.
Hope Haven, Inc.: Provides recovery for chemically dependent adults and families. View details here.
Hospitality House of Charlotte: Offers temporary lodging to families and patients being treated at local hospitals. View details here.
Southminster Retirement Home: Volunteer opportunities for teens (15+) and adults to work with residents. Music & Memory - create personalized playlists for residents; Pretty in Pink Cart- assist staff in pampering female residents with make-up, manicures; Daily Programming - play cards, lead a game of trivia, etc.; Work in community garden. Contact Elizabeth Frye for details at email@example.com
Special Olympics: Offers community-based and school-based programs to athletes. View details here.
UMAR: Serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. View details here.
Urban Ministry Center: Offers support to vulnerable homeless neighbors. View details here.
Parish Life Volunteer Opportunities
*Ongoing: Coffee and Donut Volunteers (Sundays after 7:30, 9:00, and 10:45 am Masses) Volunteers sign up in advance, choosing specific dates and Mass times. Set up and clean up are simple, and this ministry is appropriate for everyone from singles to families with children, Scout troops, and teens who need serve hours. Sign up on-line here.
*Catechist: Faith Formation Teachers & Assistants (Sundays: 1:45; 3:30; 6:30 and Wednesdays at 6:30).
Once a month: From the Heart Gift Shop
On-going: Words on the Wall at Mass
On-going: Welcome Table Volunteers Stay 15 minutes after Mass and staff the Welcome Table in the Narthex (answer visitors' questions and provide registration information to newcomers.) Volunteers especially needed for the 5:00 pm Masses on Saturdays and Sundays. View details and sign-up online here.
*On-going: Youth Ministry Opportunities
On-going: Rosary Makers
On-going: Altar Society
On-going: Cluster Leaders and Co-leaders
*Volunteer opportunity is appropriate for youth/teens.