Service Opportunities

WELCOME TO THE S.O. BOARD

 Service Opportunities - gratefully cultivating and sharing our gifts in love of God and neighbor

Stewardship has the power to shape and mold our understanding of our lives and the way in which we live. Listed below are opportunities within the Parish, Diocese and community for service and participation. Each listing contains a link that provides additional information on the ministry, location and contact information.

If you know of other service opportunities, please contact Krista Onofrio at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 316-683-6569.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES BOARD

(PARISH HOURS ARE IN RED)

 
April 4-27th Greater Wichita First Tee Program Youth Golf Program Various Opportunities Terradyne Click for Info

The volunteers will be assisting with teaching The First Tee Program (www.thefirstee.org ) and the 9 core values its teaches. You do not need to know how to play golf, they just need help with watching the kids. The Kids age from 5-15 years old.

April 29th American Diabetes Ass. Tour de Cure  Various Opportunities and times 3801 S. Oliver
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Volunteers are needed for event setup, registration, food distribution, gate management, route workers and event clean up. Volunteers must be 18 years or older unless accompanied by an adult.
April 29th Dear Neighbor Ministries Hilltop Cinco de Mayo Celebration Various Opportunities and times 1329 S. Terrace Click for Info
Help make this day special for people in the Hilltop community by volunteering for this year's Cinco de Mayo celebration at Friendship Park. Volunteers are needed for setup, running food, supervising games and cleaning up. Volunteers must be 14+ or come with adult supervision. Volunteer groups are welcome.
May 6th Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Great Strides Walk Various Opportunities 1865 Museum Blvd. Click for Info
Help is needed with the various aspects of setting up and running the Great Strides Walk, which is a fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Volunteers are needed to help with the decorating, greeting, registration, food service, parking and signage.
May 6th Special Olympics Track & Field - South Central Region Event Volunteers Bishop Carroll HS Click for Info
This event will be held at Bishop Carroll HS. There are two volunteer times available: 8:30-12:00 and 11:30-4:00. Volunteers will help run the running/standing long jump event, act as times and hand out awards. This is a family friendly volunteer opportunity. 
May 7th St. Thomas Aquinas Senior Recognition Breakfast Various Opportunities Allen Hall If interested, contact Mike Lipphardt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast for graduating STA Seniors after the 12:00 Mass. Cooking and set up will begin at 10:00 am and clean up will begin around 2:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to help set up, wipe down tables, refill butter/syrup and act as runners between the kitchen and serving line. Volunteers will also be needed to help decorate Allen Hall.
May 13th Special Olympics Tennis - South Central Region Score keepers, line judges and ball retrievers Bishop Carroll HS

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This event will be held at Bishop Carroll HS from 9:30-1:30. Volunteers are needed to help with score keeping, line calls and ball retrieval. This is a family friendly volunteer opportunity. 

June 5th-9th
St. Thomas Aquinas Camp Invention Counselor in Training and Volunteers STA School

Please contact Laurie Wilcox to volunteer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

STA School is excited to host Camp Invention this summer. It's a STEM enrichment program that challenges, inspires and empowers campers to think creatively while collaborating with teammates. It is scheduled for June 5-9th from 9 am until 3:30 pm,. Counselors and volunteers are needed. This is a great opportunity to earn 40 service hours and build resume experience. Volunteers that have completed 9th grade or up to college age are encouraged to apply.
ONGOING
Catholic Charities Adult Day Services Chaperon, Kitchen Assistant or General Maintenance 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info

Catholic Care Center
Drink Server 16+ Click for Info
Escort to Catholic Service 16+ Click for Info
Escort to Protestant Server 16+ Click for Info
Outside Tasks 16+ Click for Info
Rosary Leader 16+ Click for Info
Friendly Visits 16+ Click for Info
Catholic Cemeteries of Wichita Landscaping, Maintenance and general upkeep Flexible Click for Info
Center for Hope Various Opportunities Must complete an application Click for Info
Dear Neighbor Ministries Harvest Food Pick Up Driver (2 hours every Wednesday morning) 18+ and complete volunteer application Kathy Gilmartin at 684-5120 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Click for Info
Receptionist(one 4 hr shift a week) 18+ and complete volunteer application Kathy Gilmartin at 684-5120 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Click for Info
Representative Payee (one 4 hr shift a week) 18+ and complete volunteer application Kathy Gilmartin at 684-5120 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Click for Info
Father Kapaun Guild Volunteers needed for mailings, interview, newsletter publication Dependent upon the volunteer opportunity Click for Info
Gerard House Clerical 18+ Click for Info
Donation Handler 18+ Click for Info
Housekeeping Volunteer 18+ Click for Info
Yard Work 18+ Click for Info
Guadalupe Clinic RPN/LPN and Nursing Assistant 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Spanish Interpreter 18+ Click for Info
Harbor House Assist with non-denominational spiritual group 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Child Care

18+ and complete volunteer application  Tuesday & Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm     Virtus Training Required

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Natural Family Planning Speaker, Staff Volunteer tables, Serve as a Resource

Depends upon the volunteer opportunity

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Our Daily Bread Food Pantry Count, Stack, Stock and Greet Clients Bilingual is a plus Click for Info
Data Entry 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Pantry Stocker 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Shopping/Pantry Assistance 16+ unless with an adult  Wednesdays & Thursdays 8:15 am - 12:15 pm Click for Info
Client Intake 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Sisters of St. Joseph Data Entry 18+ Click for Info
Movers & Shakers Must be 21 with a valid driver's license Click for Info
Receptionist 18+ Click for Info
Spiritual Life Center Landscaping, Receptionist, Book Store Dependent upon volunteer opportunity Click for Info
St. Anthony Family Shelter Child Care, Housekeeping, Front Desk/Reception Work, Supervise the Activity Center, Conduct an arts & crafts time for the kids, Host a dinner or dessert/game night for families at the shelter

18+ or with an adult and complete volunteer application                 VIRTUS Training Required

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General Cleaning 16+ or with an adult Contact Michael Donovan at 264-8344 x1261 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Kitchen Assistant 18+ and complete volunteer application and have a Food Handler's Card Click for Info
Dining Room Aid 16+ Click for Info
Vehicle Maintenance (take vehicles to car wash, vacuum, fill up with gas, check fluids, etc. 2 hrs. monthly) 18+ Contact Michael Donovan at 264-8344 x1261 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Lord's Diner Food Truck Server

Food Handler's Card required

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The Mount Clerical Support

18+ Monday - Friday 1st shift available            VIRTUS Training Required

Michael Donovan 264-8344 ext 1261 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Activity Planner 18+ Flexible Schedule  VIRTUS Training Required Michael Donovan 264-8344 ext 1261 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Miscellaneous Case Management Support Volunteer 18+ and complete a volunteer application and pass a background check and interview Click for Info
Crisis Phone Volunteers 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Daytime Shelter Receptionist Positive attitude, pleasant phone voice and a heart to serve Click for Info
Weekly Childcare Volunteer 18+ and complete volunteer application Click for Info
Community
A Better Choice  Receptionist 18+ Click for Info
Counselors(2 needed) 21+ Contact Valerie Alexander at 685-5757 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Big Brothers & Big Sisters Volunteer Mentor 15+ or HS sophomore Click for Info
Birthline Volunteer for 3 1/2 hrs a week 18+ For more information call Diane at 683-6402 or Bernadette at 838-5609
  Butterfly Host 14+ Click for Info
Botanica Children's Garden Aides 16+ or accompanied by an adult Click for Info
Garden Assistance 16+ or accompanied by an adult and physically fit Click for Info
Bread of Life Grocery Storehouse Worker 13+ Click for Info
Cerebral Palsey Foundation Adult Helper 18+ Click for Info
Gardener 18+ Click for Info
Guest Presenter 17+ Click for Info
Mentor 18+ Click for Info
Dress for Success Personal Shopper Must be Female Click for Info
Eagle Valley Raptor Center General Volunteer 18+ Click for Info
Envision Office Help 18+ Click for Info
Episcopal Social Services Kitchen Aid 16 unless accompanied by an adult Click for Info
Maintenance/Building Repair 18+ Click for Info

Exploration Place

 

 

Administrative Assistant 18+ Click for Info
Education Assistant 16+ Click for Info
Exploration Assistant 16+ Click for Info
Ticket Sales 18+ Click for Info
Family Life Center Safehouse Crisis Hotline Operator 18+ Click for Info
GraceMed Health Clinic Medical Record's Clerk 16+ Click for Info
H.O.P.E Building and Lawn Caretaker 18+ Click for Info
Maintenance 15+ Click for Info
Office 15+ Click for Info
Harry Hynes Hospice Hospice Volunteer 18+ Click for Info
Garden Helper No minimum age Click for Info
Patient Family Support 18+ Click for Info
Pharmacy Driver 18+ Click for Info
Heartspring Special Events Volunteer 16+ Click for Info
His Helping Hands Donation Sorter 10+ Click for Info
Humane Society Bather 9+ Click for Info
Canine-ality Tester 18+ Click for Info
Cat Socializer 9+ Click for Info
Dog Walker 9+ Click for Info
Housekeeping 9+ Click for Info
Small Mammal Room Volunteer 9+ Click for Info
Independent Living Resource Center Peer Support/Mentor 16+ Click for Info
Kansas Aviation Museum 
 
Museum Store 18+ Click for Info
Restoration Aircraft 18+(Retired Adults encouraged to apply) Click for Info
Tour Guide 18+ Click for Info
Kansas Children's Service League Community Resource Library Assistant 14+   Click for Info
Kansas Food Bank Food 4 Kids Volunteers Children 6+ allowed with adult supervision. Click for Info
Mental Health Association   Baker No minimum age Click for Info
Lunch Buddy 18+ Click for Info
General Administrative 18+ Click for Info
Old Cowtown Museum Greeter 16+ Click for Info
Seamstress 16+ Click for Info
Pro Kansas/Miller Recycling Center Sorter 16 unless accompanied by an adult Click for Info
Rainbows United   Sewing Volunteer No Minimum Click for Info
Teacher Assistant 16 Click for Info

Robert J. Dole Department of Veteran Affairs

Wheelchair Escort 14+ Click for Info
Information Desk/Reception 18+ Click for Info
Shuttle Driver 21+ Click for Info
Sedgwick County Zoo Docent 18+ Click for Info
Special Events 16+ Click for Info
Special Olympics Sports Assistant 14+ Click for Info
Starkey Cooking Instructor 18+ Click for Info
Group Fitness Leader 18+ Click for Info
Office Support 12+ Click for Info
Tanganyika Wildlife Park Animal Interaction Program Volunteer 16+ Click for Info
Docent 14+ Click for Info
The Kansas African American Museum   Museum Assistant 16+ Click for Info
Librarian Assistant 16+ Click for Info
Registrar Assistant 16+ Click for Info
The Salvation Army Food Pantry 16+ Click for Info
Food Distribution 16+ Click for Info
Food Distribution Set Up 16+ Click for Info
The Treehouse Thrift Store Thrift Store Volunteer Must be 18 and female Click for Info
Union Rescue Mission Donations Sorter/Stocker 18+ Click for Info
Via Christi - St. Francis Dispatch 16+ Click for Info
Gift & Flower Shop 16+ Click for Info
Information Desk 16+ Click for Info
Via Christi - St. Joseph   Gift Shop 18+ Click for Info
Information Desk 14+ Click for Info
Mail Delivery 18+ Click for Info
Wesley Medical Center Emergency Department Info Desk 14+ Click for Info
Information Desk 16+ Click for Info
Patient Transport 14+ Click for Info
Pediatric Playroom Volunteer 14+ Click for Info
Surgery Waiting Room Attendant 16+ Click for Info
Wichita Children's Home Foster Care Respite 16+ Click for Info
Gardener 18+ Click for Info
Greeter 16+ Click for Info
Wichita Community Theater General Volunteer 14+ Click for Info
Wichita Circles Network Child Care Volunteers and Allies 18+ Contact Karen Carney at 304-2668 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Wichita Festivals Festival Activity Asst. 16+ Click for Info

Wichita Habitat for Humanity
ReStore Volunteer 14+ Click for Info
Office Volunteer 16+ Click for Info
Lawn Mower 16+ Click for Info
Construction Volunteer 16+ Click for Info
Construction Site Greeter 16+ Click for Info
Wichita Presbyterian Manor Bingo Assistant 16+ Click for Info
Music Assistant No minimum age Click for Info
Senior Companion 18+ Click for Info
Vocalists & Instrumentalists No minimum age Click for Info
Youth for Christ Mentor 18+ Click for Info
Religious Activities 18+ Click for Info