Volunteer Opportunities

We have multiple programs at Sacred Heart where you can volunteer. Some of our opportunities are listed below. If any of these programs sound like they would be a good fit for you, please plan on attending one of our Volunteer Orientations.

If you'd like to volunteer at Sacred Heart Community Service, please click here to fill out a volunteer application. Once your application has been processed you'll receive an email with the detailed next steps

Line at PantryIf you’re with a group that is looking for volunteer opportunities, please feel free to contact the Volunteer Office.

Louise’s Pantry

Responsibilities include providing direct customer service, greeting donors, accepting donations, unloading and sorting donated items, and making family food bags & lunches for the homeless. Closed-toed shoes are required.

  • Available for ninth graders and up
  • Eighth graders and under require chaperones
  • Groups welcome!

Please click here if you already have log in information and would like to schedule your next shift in our Warehouse.

Gracie’s Clothes Closet

Responsibilities include providing direct customer service, greeting donors, accepting donations, and sorting and hanging donated clothing. Closed-toed shoes are required.

  • Available for ninth grade and up
  • Eighth grade and under requires chaperones
  • Groups welcome!
Please click here if you already have log in information and would like to schedule your next shift in our Warehouse.

The Welcome Center

Duties include greeting and registering customers for services and providing information, as well as answering phone calls and assisting with data entry. Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese volunteers especially needed.

  • Three-month commitment required
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Flexible shifts available

Joblink customers at computers

Housing Assistance

Duties include conducting interviews with customers, file preparation, translation, and data entry. Bilingual Spanish-speaking volunteers especially needed.

  • Three-month commitment required
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Flexible shifts available

JobLink

Duties include mentoring customers with the job search process, writing resumes, and assisting customers with other JobLink services. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking volunteers especially needed.

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Three-month commitment required

Adult Education

Child reading

Volunteers are sometimes needed for the Parents of Preschoolers (POPS) program. Work with parents in a combined ESL and parenting program.

  • Bilingual helpful
  • Only available during fall and spring months

Early Childhood Education

Volunteer in our Preschool (3 and 4 year olds) and Tots Class (infants and toddlers).

  • Fingerprinting required for 18 years and older
  • Three-month commitment required
  • Only available in spring and fall months

Homework Club

Help children grades 1st-8th with academics, computers and extracurricular activities.

  • Fingerprinting required for 18 years and older
  • Three-month commitment required
  • Only available in spring and fall months

Policy, Advocacy and Organizing

Work with residents to advocate for systemic change; support community leaders with office work.

  • Bilingual helpful but not necessary

Asset Building for Independence

Help low-income families prepare tax returns; teach financial education courses.

  • Requires training and commitment to work throughout tax season