Charity Opportunities
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Grief Ministry Offer support for anyone who has lost a family member or friend to death. Grief ministers connect with the bereaved by telephone and handwritten notes. This is something you can do from home according to your schedule.
Rectory Hospitality The parish office is a busy place! Help it run smoothly by admitting visitors and distributing sandwiches to our hungry neighbors. Get to know staff members and what makes the Basilica tick! Weekly shift of 3-4 hours. We are flexible with regard to travel plans or personal commitments that arise.
Rectory Reception The rectory receptionist is the first point of contact for those visiting or calling the Parish Office. Duties include fielding and routing all phone calls that come into the main switchboard. The rectory receptionist works closely with the hospitality volunteer to ensure that each visitor is welcomed with Christian hospitality. Commitment is one three-hours shift on weekedays, between 8:30am and 5:00 pm. We accomodate illness and vacations.
SVdP Families Moving Forward 2020 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 - 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. 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!
SVdP Higher Ground Meal Team Join the The Basilica's Catholic Charities meal team, cook and serve an evening meal at the men's shelter in downtown Minneapolis one weeknight each month.
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.
SVdP Pathways Faith-Based Life Skills Ministry Each Thursday evening about 25 people gather in the Basilica school to enjoy a community meal and learn important life skills in a faith setting. Volunteers manage this amazing program. Time commitment is 6:00-8:30pm one Thursday each month.
SVdP Shoe Ministry Each Monday and Saturday morning, St. Vincent de Paul Shoe Ministry takes place in the Teresa of Calcutta Hall. Volunteer positions include Advocate (fill out shoe vouchers/use database), Listener, Hospitality helper, and Intake Volunteer.
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Contact Melissa Streit to discuss these and other possibilities.