Service Opportunities

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 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)

Summer Months City of Wichita Yard/House Clean Up Various Opportunities Varies Please contact Krista Onofrio for details at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 683-6569.

The City of Wichita Office of Code Enforcement has many ongoing needs in the community. There are many homeowners that are unable to maintain their property or need help getting their property up to code. Weekly mowing, painting, rubbish removal, tree trimming and general clean up are just some of the opportunities available.  If you are interested, please give Krista Onofrio a call. There are opportunities to help just one day or even throughout the summer. This is an excellent opportunity to earn community service opportunities over the summer.  
Summer Months Various Agencies Miscellaneous Opportunities Opportunities for ages 14+ Varies

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Are you looking for a meaningful way to spend your summer? How about getting a jump on community service hours? Follow the above link to the United Way website to discover summer volunteer opportunities specifically for teens. The Lord's Diner mobile truck, Presbyterian Manor, Riverfest, Exploration Place, the Humane Society and Special Olympics are just a few of the organization needing help. 

 May 30th-July 21st The Arc Camp YESS Various Opportunities 2919 West 2nd St.

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The Arc is looking for high energy and creative volunteers 14+ to work with special education students ages 5-21. Volunteers must do a mandatory training at 5 pm on Thursday, May 5th at the Arc. Volunteers must be able to work between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.
July 14th-15th
American Cancer Society Relay for Life Various Opportunities Bishop Carroll HS Click for Info
The Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Relay is staffed by volunteers who give of their time and effort because they believe it is time to take action against cancer. 
July 17th-21st St. Thomas Aquinas Totus Tuus Miscellaneous Opportunities STA School

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jenifer Sauer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Shannon Rebolledo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Totus Tuus will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas July 17th-21st. Volunteers will be needed to help with registration, check in, snack/lunch assistance and other responsibilities designated by the Totus Tuus team and parish coordinators. This is an excellent opportunity for middle school and high school students to work towards Parish service hours.
August 4th-6th Midwest Catholic Family Conference Catholic Family Conference Child care Century II If you are interested in helping, please contact Kristi Bird at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteers are needed to assist with childcare during the Midwest Catholic Family Conference. If you are a teen or adult interested in helping, please contact Kristi Bird. For additional information regarding the conference, please visit the website www.catholicfamilyconference.org

October 7th

Kansas Humane Society Woofstock Various Opportunities Sedgwick County Park Click for Info

Woofstock is the largest fundraiser for the Kansas Humane Society. The proceeds from Woofstock help provide care and services for 16,000 pets per year. Juniors between the ages of 9-17 must have a parent or guardian with them to volunteer. If you are unable to volunteer the day of the event, help is needed with setup on October 6th. See the webpage for shift details available. 

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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Holy Savior Food Pantry Greet & Assist Clients

16+

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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 Kathy Hannemann 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 Kathy Hannemann 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 Prep

Food Handler's Card

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Food Truck Server

Food Handler's Card required

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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
Kansans for Life  Volunteer at pro-life booth, special events, or help assemble packets and mailings 14+ Contact Susan Guthrie 687-5433
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 14+ Click for Info
Card Game Volunteer 14+ 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