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Volunteer Opportunities- Flexible
Volunteer Opportunities below have a flexible schedule, click on a job to learn more about it.
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Members of the Altar Guild care for the vessels, vestments, shrines, and chapels of the Basilica. With guidance from the coordinator of liturgical celebrations, guild members set their own schedule and select the tasks which interest them.
Art Exhibit & Events Planning
Assist in planning, coordination and execution for set-up of receptions, lectures, exibits, concerts and other special events.
Basilica Voices for Justice Network
Raise your voice for justice! Join The Basilica's advocacy network. You will receive one to two e-mail action alerts each month inviting you to contact your legislators about local, state or national issues and informing you about opportunities to learn more about advocacy.
Care Center Ministry
Serve at Care Centers. Visit with residents, bring them Eucharist, or help with liturgical services. Background check required.
Get involved in the partnership between The Basilica and CommonBond Communities to build supportive housing on the northside of Minneapolis.
Crossroads - Leadership
Provide leadership and plan activities for a group of parishioners and friends, 50 and over, who come together to share activities and to make new friends and deepen existing friendships.
Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness
Work together with 13 downtown interfaith congregations to support the Heading Home Hennepin plan to end homelessness. Gain personal expertise in the issues of homelessness, and plan education and volunteer oppurtunities that inform congregants about issues pertaining to poverty and homelessness.
Emmaus ministers are trained volunteers who provide a listening presence. Embodying the caring presence of God and the faith community, Emmaus ministers are called to listen to the sacred story of another. Anyone who is in a life transition with an illness, loneliness, the death of a loved one, chemical dependency or job loss may benefit from a Emmaus relationship. If you or someone you know is in a period of transition and would like to know more about the ministry of Emmaus minister, please contact Cathy Edwards 612.317.3474.
Employment Ministry Job Coach
Job Coaches work with individuals in career or job transition. They may specialize in an area such as resume writing, interviewing, or look broadly at a person's life or career path. Flexible schedule. Requires a high degree of confidentiality and a background check.
Eucharist for the Homebound
Bring Eucharist to homebound members of the parish. Background and driving record checks are required to be a part of this ministry.
Provide a time and place for friends and family to gather for refreshment following a funeral or memorial for a loved one. Commitment is on an as-needed basis, with 48 hours notice.
Provide graphic design services to the Communications Department on a project basis. Work on your own schedule at your own computer. This is a high-demand job with very few volunteers. If you can help in any way, your support would be aprpeciated. We are particularly in need of assistance in designing promotional piece for web and print.
Help facilitate or organize with the Downtown Coalition of Grief Support, an interdenominational program, on behalf of The Basilica.
Offer support for anyone who has lost a family member or friend to death through. Grief ministers connect with the bereaved by telephone or handwritten notes. This is something you can do from home according to your schedule.
Habitat for Humanity - Committee
We are currently seeking planning committee members to help recruit builders, plan promotions, and work with food donors. Great opportunity if you are looking for a short-term commitment. Just a few meetings to get ready for The Basilica's build week, Aug 11-15. You don’t need to build to serve on the planning committee. Help us make the home ownership dream a reality for a deserving Minneapolis family and meet some great people! Contact Julia at 612-317-3413 or email@example.com.
Habitat for Humanity - Regular Crew
Help build a home for a deserving family one Thursday each month or during the Basilica's summer week-long camp. No construction experience is necessary - we will train. Work at your own comfort level. Food providers are also needed for the summer work-camp week.
Liturgy & Sacred Arts Office Volunteers
Liturgy and Sacred Arts Office Volunteers support the work of the Liturgy and Sacred Arts Team's daily work. Basic tasks would include data entry, filing, light cleaning. For other projects, volunteers would be assigned tasks that would fit their skills and proficiency.
This volunteer should possess strong writing and journalism skills in order to provide written content for Basilica publications. Volunteer writers could provide content to the BASILICA magazine, newsletter, and bulletin, as appropriate. Writers are always needed - must be comfortable conducting interviews with staff and volunteers to contribute to your story assignment. To volunteer, please send two writing samples to Stacy at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612.317.3520 for more information.
Are you a person who lives the motto "a place for everything and everything in its place?" The Basilica's extensive library of sheet music is in need of organization and ongoing maintenance. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel helpful. Time commitment is 2-5 hours/week, flexible hours. Contact Teri Larson, Director of Music, at 612.317.3426 or email@example.com.
Office Assistance: Life
Help others "behind the scenes." Christian Life Ministries are diverse - St. Vincent de Paul Outreach, justice teams, Employment Ministry, and New Member Welcome, just to name a few! Support these ministries by helping with mailings, photocopying, flyer/brochure design, and more. Hours are flexible—about two hours a week preferred. Contact Mary at 612-317-3419 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office Assistance: St. Vincent de Paul
Are you computer literate, highly organized with data entry experience? Do you have a gift for service, helping behind the scenes? Help keep our charity and social outreach programs operating smoothly. Hours are flexible - 1-2 hours per week commitment preferred. Contact Mary at 612-317-3419 or email@example.com
Opportunity Center Meals Shopper
Do you like to shop but not spend your own money? Purchase groceries for the Catholic Charities shelter meal and deliver to the Opportunity Center in downtown Minneapolis on the second Friday of the month. Contact Julia at 612-317-3413 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parish Picnic - Committee
Share your ideas and organizational skills to help plan the annual Parish Picnic, which will take place on Sunday, September 11, after the 9:30 and 11:30 Masses. Meetings will be scheduled around your availability and as needed to prepare for the event.
Help us capture events and services. If you have a passion for photography, this is the job for you. We will contact you in advance of events - you serve when you can.
Here's a way to volunteer at home on your own time. As a participant in The Basilica Prayer Line, you will receive a weekly list of requested intentions to include in your daily prayer.
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