Volunteer Opportunities - One Time Jobs
Below is a list of opportunities that take place annually at The Basilica. Click on a job to learn more about it.
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Basilica Day Help provide extra-special hospitality for this day celebrating the founding of The Basilica. Choose how you'd like to help: set-up tables & tents, decorate, run children's games and activities, scoop ice cream, clean-up.
Blessing of the Animals Volunteers assist with hospitality/ushering, setup, cleanup and other logisitics for this inter-denominational liturgical event to bless all creatures on the first Sunday in October.

The event begins at 1:30 p.m., however, volunteers are needed beginning at 11:00 a.m. or noon.
Blessing of the Wheels Once every year we invite parishioners and non-parishioners alike to join us for the Blessing of the Wheels. This can include all types of personal, wheeled transport from strollers, bikes, wheelchairs, skateboards, rollerboards, and much more. This event includes information tables, food vendors, a blessing of bikes, and group ride. Support the event in a variety of ways, including setup and take down, hospitality, and bike corral security.
Environment: Pentecost Volunteers are sought to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Pentecost as well as remove decorations following the celebration.
Harvest Pack Community Service Project Work with a team of leaders alongside Basilica staff to plan, organize, and coordinate Basilica's annual Fall Community Service Event - a harvest pack event to pack roughly 30,000 meals for individuals in need. Help coordinate work and supply needs with Harvest Pack staff and recruit Basilica volunteers to take part in the work. Interested in getting involved? Contact Ashley at 612.317.3417.
Life - Holiday Meal Program
Mental Health Ice Cream Social Mental Health Ice Cream Social
On one Sunday in June each year, following the 9:30 and 11:30 am liturgies, ice cream is served on the West Lawn in celebration of the All-Parish Blessing for Good Mental Health. Volunteers are needed for set up, ice cream scooping and serving, welcoming, and clean up.
Parish Picnic - Event Staff Fun, free, annual event for all ages. Help with set-up or take-down, decorating, serving food and beverages, or children's activities. Do you clown, juggle, or tumble? Play music? Can you paint faces? We have a role for you! We prefer that you volunteer for the entire event 9:00am - 2:00 pm but any time you are willilng to commit is much appreciated! Contact Ashley, 612-317-3417 or awyatt@mary.org.
SVdP Habitat for Humanity - Build Week Help a deserving family realize the dream of home ownership. We need builders and food donors. Building takes place Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm one week a year. Breakfast, snacks, beverages, and lunch provided on site. Those 16 and up may build. Volunteers of all ages are welcome to help by providing food or beverages.
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Contact Ashley Wyatt to discuss these and other possibilities.