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.
Environment: Advent Advent preparations include wreath construction, banner assembly, birch tree placement and lighting, and general cleaning tasks. A team of 40 volunteers is needed the morning after Thanksgiving from 8:30am until Noon.

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.
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.
Environment: Easter Join a team of volunteers to prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Easter.
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. Contact Travis Salisbury, 612.317.3433 or coordinator_liturgy@mary.org.
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. Contact 612.317.3433 or coordinator_liturgy@mary.org.

Environment: Pentecost Volunteers are sought to help prepare The Basilica for the celebration of Pentecost as well as remove decorations following the celebration.
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? 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.
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.
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 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.
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 Ashley Wyatt to discuss these and other possibilities.