Service Opportunities Board

WELCOME TO THE SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES BOARD


Gratefully Cultivating and Sharing our Gifts in Love of God and Neighbor

Have you every thought of how many of your free hours you spend doing things for yourself instead of others? The S.O. Board contains many service opportunities within the Parish, Diocese and community. Each listing contains a link that provides additional information on the opportunity, locations 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

(Parish service opportunities are in red) 

September 24 and October 1, 8 and 15 - Nursery Help

  • Parenting the Love and Logic Way® will be offered on six consecutive Mondays in September and October. St. Thomas will be providing nursery care for participant's children. Childcare will be in the School Cafeteria. Each session will require 1 adult volunteer and 3 additional volunteers. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity for HS or MS school students needing Parish service hours. Adults must be VIRTUS trained. Click here for a link to the SignUp Genius.

October 6th - Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner

  • The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a spaghetti dinner the evening of October 6th. They will need help setting up from 4-6 pm and then assistance serving and cleaning up from 6-8pm. 

October 22nd-25th - Childcare for Parish Mission

  • Childcare will be provided for parishioners attending the Parish Mission October 22nd through October 25th. Please consider serving the Parish in the nursery. We will need one adult and at least 5 high school or middle school helpers. This is an excellent opportunity to earn Parish service hours. Click here for a link to the SignUp Genius.

November 9th - New Parishioner Dinner

  • St. Thomas will be hosting a New Parishioner Welcome Dinner on Friday, November 9th. We will need assistance setting up, serving, drink refills and cleaning up. This is an excellent opportunity for HS students to earn Parish service hours. Sign up for a couple of hours or for the whole evening. We definitely need your help! Click here for a link to the SignUp Genius.

November 11th - Knights of Columbus Breakfast

  • The Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast after the 7:00am, 9:00am and 10:30am Masses. Cooking and set up will begin at 7:00am and clean up will begin around 12:00pm. Volunteers are needed to help set up, wipe down tables, refill butter/syrup and act as runners between the kitchen and serving line. Interested volunteers can help with whichever time frame is most convenient for them.

May 5th - Knights of Columbus Breakfast

  • The Knights of Columbus will serve breakfast after the 7:00am, 9:00am and 10:30am Masses. Cooking and set up will begin at 7:00am and clean up will begin around 12:00pm. Volunteers are needed to help set up, wipe down tables, refill butter/syrup and act as runners between the kitchen and serving line. Interested volunteers can help with whichever time frame is most convenient for them.

 OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH CATHOLIC CHARITIES


Adult Day Services

  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Volunteers must be 18+ and complete a volunteer application
  • Click for info

 Catholic Care Center (volunteers must be 16+)

 Catholic Cemeteries of Wichita (flexible volunteer ages)

 Center for Hope (must complete an application)

Dear Neighbor Ministries (volunteers must be 18+ and complete an application)

Father Kapaun Guild (volunteer age dependent upon the opportunity)

  • Volunteers needed for mailings, newsletter publication, etc. - Click for info

Guadalupe Clinic (volunteers must be 18+)

Harbor House (volunteers must be 18+, complete an application have VIRTUS)

Holy Savior Food Pantry (volunteers must be 16+)

Natural Family Planning (volunteer age dependent upon the opportunity)

Our Daily Bread Food Pantry (16+ dependent upon the opportunity)

 Spiritual Life Center (age dependent upon opportunity)

  • Landscaping, Receptionist, Banquet Server, Housekeeping, Library Service, Musician, Book Store Volunteer and many other opportunities- Click for info or call 316-744-0167

 St. Anthony Family Shelter (16+ or with an adult)

 The Lord's Diner (12+, Food Handler's Card and VIRTUS training required)

 Miscellaneous

 

 OPPORTUNITIES IN THE WICHITA COMMUNITY

 

American Heart Association

Andover Senior Center 

A Better Choice

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Bridget's Cradles 

Birthline 

  • Volunteer (18+) 
  • Call Diane at 683-6402 or Bernadette at 838-5609

Botanica (14+ or accompanied by an adult)

Bread of Life (13+)

Bridget's Cradle 

Center of Hope 

Cerebral Palsey Foundation 

Cloud 9 Therapeutic Equine 

Community Food Ministry 

Dear Neighbor Ministries

Dress for Success

Eagle Valley Raptor Center

Envision

Episcopal Social Services

Exploration Place

Family Life Center Safehouse

GraceMed Health Clinic

Harry Hynes Hospice 

H.O.P.E

Homeless Resource Center 

 Heartspring 

His Helping Hands 

Humane Society  - Click here for info on all volunteer opportunities

  • Adoption Volunteer (18+)
  • Bather (9+)
  • Canine-ality Tester (18+)
  • Cat Socializer (9+)
  • Dog Walker (9+)
  • Housekeeping (9+)
  • Small Mammal Room Volunteer (9+)

Independent Living Resource Center 

Kansans for Life

  • Volunteer at pro-life booth, special events or help assemble packets and mailings  
  • Contact Susan Guthrie 687-5433

Kansas Aviation Museum 

Kansas Children's Service League 

Kansas Food Bank 

Make a Wish Foundation 

Mental Health Association 

Museum of World Treasures 

Old Cowtown Museum 

Pro Kansas/Miller Recycling Center 

Rainbows United 

Robert J. Dole Department of Veteran Affairs 

Sedgwick County Zoo 

Senior Services Inc. of Wichita 

Special Olympics 

Starkey 

Tanganyika Wildlife Park 

The Kansas African American Museum 

The Pando Initiative 

The Salvation Army 

The Treehouse Thrift Store 

Trees for Life 

Union Rescue Mission 

Via Christi - St. Joseph 

Wichita Community Theater

Wichita Festivals 

Wichita Habitat for Humanity 

Wichita Presbyterian Manor 

Youth for Christ