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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Environment: Advent Help prepare The Basilica for the Advent season. Volunteers are needed to help with wreath construction, banner assembly, birch tree placement and lighting, and general cleaning tasks. A team of 40 volunteers is needed to help completed all tasks.

In addition, volunteers are sought for the annual Advent Taize liturgy in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall. Tasks include setting up chairs, confession stations, and creating a prayerful worship space. Register to help with one or both at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Christmas Come help decorate The Basilica for the season of Christmas. Greening of The Basilica takes place on two seperate days prior to Chritmas Eve. Volunteers are then needed to assist with De-Greening The Basilica in January. Sign up to help at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Easter Join a team of volunteers to prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Easter. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Holy Week Join a team of volunteers to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Palm Sunday.
You are also invited to help take down the Palm Sunday environment and prepare for Holy Week (triduum). And that's not all! If you have the time available, assist with the preparation for the annual Lenten Taize liturgy on Holy Tuesday and for Good Friday. Sign up to help online at www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Lent Volunteers are needed to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of the Lenten season. Decorating will take place the day before Ash Wednesday from 8:30am-12:00pm. Duties removing items from the Sanctuary (we create a sparse environment for Lent); and hanging purple banners from the Sanctuary dome. Sign up online to help at mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Pentecost Volunteers are sought to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Pentecost as well as remove decorations following the celebration. Sign up to help online mary.org/liturgicalenvironment
Environment: Work Days Members of the altar guild and other volunteers assist in once-monthly work days to care for the many shrines, altars, and storage areas of The Basilica. Visit www.mary.org/liturgicalenvironment for ways to get involved.
Fall Festival - 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? Share that with our Parish Community at the Fall Festival.
SVdP Families Moving Forward 2018 Host families staying at the Basilica through the local non-profit organization, Families Moving Forward. Volunteers are needed to help setup and take down sleeping rooms, cook and serve meals, play with kids and lead activities, or stay overnight in the church along with families. This event takes place three non-consecutive weeks a year. Contact our Coordinator of Volunteers if interested in participating.
SVdP Loaves and Fishes Meal Cook and serve a meal the fourth Friday of every other month to those faced with the challenges of hunger. North Minneapolis.
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Contact Melissa Streit to discuss these and other possibilities.