Here you will find a sampling of service agencies that Cathedral students are serving at currently as part of the 360 Christian Service Program. These are listings of suggested Service Agencies, but not limited to these agencies! We are always looking for new service agencies that fit the guidelines, so please share them with us! You can send suggestions to Mrs. Shannon Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARENTS & STUDENTS it is very IMPORTANT to:
1. Speak with the agency service coordinator to make sure the agency is a good fit for you! Agencies will often have guidelines for student volunteers. For example: Are you old enough?; Days and hours of operation, do they fit your schedule?; Does a parent need to accompany you when you are volunteering?; Do you have transportation to your agencies location?; Is a training session required to begin service? (Training is not considered part of the required hours); Are you willing to get required vaccines to volunteer at the agency if required? PLEASE consider all these when choosing you Service Agency. Once you chosen your agency ALL students must submit a Christian Service Application by Monday September 18th for approval. Students will receive an email approving agency and the Time sheet. Student & Parent signatures on the Christian Service Application knowledge that you have considered and agree with all the guidelines your Service Agency requires from you as a volunteer. STUDENTS ALL HOURS MUST BE FROM YOUR APPROVED AGENCY! YOU MAY NOT FINISH HOURS AT ANOTHER AGENCY, so please choose wisely!
2. Schedule your Service in advance! Many agencies now use Sign Up Genius or other sign up sites.Students MUST be able to complete their Service by their scheduled date. Freshman & Sophomore Service Hour Deadline is January 29th, 2018. Junior & Senior Service Hour Deadline is April 23rd, 2018. Students need to plan ahead to allow time to complete these hours taking into consideration any academic, athletic, and social commitments. There will be no extensions. Student & Parent signatures on the Christian Service Application knowledge that you have considered and agree with all the guidelines your Service Agency requires from you as a volunteer. Students all hours must come from your approved agency. You may not finish hours at another agency, so plan accordingly.
3. Time sheets must accompany students at each volunteer session and be completed by the agency supervisor. Student MUST sign in and out of the agency they are serving. Hours are often checked once submitted. Agencies will refer to the sign in sheet to verify a students hours.
*** Click on the Agency name to be redirected to their website for more information about the Agency, Age requirements, and Volunteer opportunities! All BLUE is a LINK.
Notre Dame Ace Academy Schools Cathedral students are welcome to volunteer at any one of the 5 academy schools. Please use the NDAA link above to research your possibilities. Email the school contacts below to find out your after school volunteer opportunity.
Central Catholic 1155 E. Cameron St 46203 Patti Orrick email@example.com
Holy Angels 2822 Dr. MLK Jr St 46208 Anna Taul firstname.lastname@example.org
Holy Cross 125 Oriental St. 46202 Kari Campbell email@example.com
St. Anthony 349 N. Warman Ave. 46222 Anna Taul firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Philip Neri 545 N. Eastern Ave. 46201 Kimberly Wood email@example.com
Enlace Academy Enlace Academy is a tuition-free public charter school located in Indianapolis’ International Marketplace. The school is focused on educating immigrant children and helping coordinate support for their families.
Enlace Academy teaches a classical education paired with blended learning, which means that the students will spend a third of their class time learning on the computers using adaptive software. Students currently are K through 4th.
Located in the Heart of Indy’s West Side— the Lafayette Square Area. Enlace Academy located at 3725 Kiel Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46224. Students are needed to help with tutoring, serve as a mentor,
and help with coaching opportunities! After school coordinator: Wheeler Castañeda - firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-383-0607.
Art with a Heart Art With a Heart’s mission is to provide hands-on visual arts experiences that educate and inspire at-risk children. Our programs uniquely reinforce academics within the artistic experience and strive to instill confidence
in our kids, benefiting them in both school and life. Students will be placed at various locations or schools where the programs are in session. Student may need to complete 2 - 3 sessions to complete hours.
Agape Therapeutic Riding Stable - Please check the website for scheduled for training dates and riding sessions. Contact Becca Funk the volunteer coordinator at 317.773.7433
Anna's House - Cathedral HS volunteers have 3 different Opportunities to Serve Anna's House. Contact Mrs. Fox email@example.com if you have ?'s. Students Volunteering at Anna's House are required to sign for dates on Sign Up Genius.com. Links are listed below.
Anna's House Breakfast Club Summer Thursdays 7:30am 11:00am link coming soon!
Cathedral 2nd Wednesday Dinners 3:30pm - 7:30pm
Lord's Pantry at Anna's House Saturday Mornings 9am -1pm
Art With A Heart - Contact: Amy Brown 317-602-7222 to volunteer.
Boulevard Place Food Pantry - 4202 Boulevard Place Indianapolis, IN 46208
Hours of operation:
Monday – 8:30 am -10:30 am and 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday – 8:30 am -10:30 am and 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday – 8:30 am -10:30 am and 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday – 8:30 am -10:30 am and 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday – 8:30 am -10:30 Saturday – 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Closed Sunday and Major Holidays
The Boulevard Place Food Pantry serves the parishes of Thomas Aquinas, St. Luke, St. Joan of Arc, Christ the King and Immaculate Heart of Mary. For more information, call 317-924-3461.
Brookdale Living - 5011 Kessler Boulevard East Dr. (by Cathedral) Have needs for students after school, on weekends and for Holiday parties. To volunteer Contact Jayleen Huff at 251-1300.
Caring Place - A Caring Place is a day out program for seniors. It is located in Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4609 North Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN, 46208. Contact Dale Bernard 466-0015 for volunteering.
Cathedral Soup Kitchen - Cathedral HS volunteers the 2nd Saturday of each month. Students help prepare and serve lunch to the homeless. Students arrive by 10:30 am and they are usually finished by 1 -1:30pm. The kitchen is located at the southwest corner of 14th & Pennsylvania. It's a 2 story building behind the St. Peter & Paul Cathedral. Please email Mrs. Witka firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Students are required to sign up on Signupgenius.com. to volunteer.
Click on this link to sign up: Cathedral Soup Kitchen Sign Up
* For Additional Soup Kitchen Volunteer Days contact: Contact Dr. Margie Pike 632-4360 or 634-4519. Your Home parish may be assigned to cook a certain day each month. Volunteer with your home parish!
Circle City Relief - Circle City Relief exists to bring Jesus Christ to a struggling world by loving others through relationships and provisions of resources.
Coburn Place- Coburn Place offers individual apartments to women and children of domestic abuse in central Indiana. Resident may remain at Coburn Place for up to two years. Time, housing, counseling and support provide stability to help survivors become self-sufficient and to break the cycle of violence. They offer a full children’s program to help the children. Volunteers must complete a 1 day training program to volunteer. Contact Kathy Morris at 923-5750.
Cupboard Food Pantry / Lawrence - The Cupboard of Lawrence Township is a pantry opening its doors in late summer of 2014 to serve residents of Lawrence Township in need of food assistance. The pantry is located at 7107 Pendleton Pike Indianapolis, IN 46226. Food Pantry Coordinator will be Molly Mattocks Office: 317-750-5682. email@example.com
EasterSeals Crossroads - You can volunteer your time in one of our many programs. We have opportunities to work directly with adults and children with disabilities or special needs through our respite and summer enrichment programs. You can volunteer as an individual adult or student; you can even become involved in a group. Contact Tessa Bernard at 466-1000 Ext 2414 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CROSSROADS SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES:
iCan Bike Camp Jun 20, 2016 to Jun 24, 2016 Perry Park Ice Skating Rink 451 East Stop 11 Indianapolis, IN 46227presented by Easter Seals Crossroads in partnership with Rainbow’s End Optimist Club and Indy Parks - is a special needs bike camp for participants to learn ... Great for Teens, Groups (up to 10)
Make this summer worthwhile! Volunteer at CampAbility!
Jun 13, 2016 to Jul 21, 2016
Easter Seals Crossroads is looking for energized and enthusiastic volunteers to assist camp staff during regular camp hours, field trips, and horseback riding for CampAbility this summer! CampAbility is ...
Great for Teens
Enlace Academy - Enlace Academy is a tuition-free public charter school located in Indianapolis’ International Marketplace. The school is focused on educating immigrant children and helping coordinate support for their families. Enlace Academy teaches a classical education paired with blended learning, which means that the students will spend a third of their class time learning on the computers using adaptive software. Students currently are K through 4th. Located in the Heart of Indy’s West Side— the Lafayette Square Area. Enlace Academy located at Gambold Prep (Second Level), 3725 Kiel Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46224. Students are needed to help with tutoring, serve as a mentor, and help with coaching opportunities! Call Cynthia Diaz at 317-383-0607
GiGi's Playhouse - GiGi’s is located in the Castleton area 5909 E. 86th Street.
GiGi's Playhouse is a volunteer run organization and we rely on the skill and dedication of volunteers of various levels of expertise to keep our programs vibrant, educational, fun and free. Since the first Playhouse opened in 2003, GiGi’s Playhouse programs have always been free for our families. Parents, family members, clinicians, and individuals who believe in the GiGi’s Playhouse mission act as volunteers in GiGi’s Playhouse programs, events, administrative offices, and on our Board of Members. Contact Denise Jensen at 317-288-8235 or email@example.com
Volunteer Orientations take place on the second Tuesday of every month from 6-7pm. Please mark your calendars with the following dates:
July 14, 2015
August 11, 2015
September 8, 2015
October 13, 2015
November 10, 2015
December 8, 2015
Gleaners Food PANTRY work - Contact: Christina Basey, firstname.lastname@example.org or 829-1766. Shifts Available: Thursdays 4:30-7:30pm & Saturdays 9:30am-12:45pm and/or 12:30-3:30pm. Volunteers MUST *schedule in advance, these are our busiest days and usually book up a few weeks ahead of time; *Students under 18 years old must volunteer with a parent/guardian; *Must arrive at shift start time (it cannot be later)!
Habitat for Humanity- Special requirements see Mrs. Fox
Hear Indiana - Hear Indiana, a non-profit in Indianapolis seeks to ensure that individuals who experience hearing loss have the opportunity to communicate, learn, and thrive independently through the use of spoken language. We offer speech & language pathology, audiology, and other services & resources for children experiencing hearing loss or deafness.We offer child care for families who come into our office with multiple children, so that the parent can attend the child's services with them while allowing their other children to play in our office during that time. Right now, we are in need of volunteers to help with child care, and I thought this might be a good opportunity for high school students after school (sometime in the 3:30 - 5pmtime range). If you are interested please Contact: Emily Heaton at email@example.com or P:317.828-0211
Hollis Adams - The Hollis Adams Foundation provides quality social experiences to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. There are evening opportunities to get involved with helping with water aerobics and square dancing! Contact Lisa Fohl or Kim Forester at 317-841-1231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holy Angels Mentoring Program Holy Angel is one of the Archdioceses' ACE Academy schools. Cathedral Students are transported every Wednesday after school at 3:30pm to Holy Angels Catholic grade school by bus. We help students with homework, and assist in the gym with free play after homework is completed. We host holiday parties with crafts, art projects, games, and special treats. We can transport 14 students. An additional 6 students are allowed to use their own transportation on Wednersdays.These student receive 1.5 hours per visit We encourage upperclassmen that have the capability of transportation to drive themselves and volunteer on Mondays. They will report to the after school coordinator to sign in and out. Mondays program is 3:30 pm - 5:30pm (2hrs credit)
Seniors sign up for min. 25 hrs. 12-17x's ; Juniors sign up for min. 20 hrs. 10-13x's; Sophomores sign up for min. 15 hrs. 10x's; Freshman sign up for min. 10 hrs. 7x's
Students approved to participate need to sign up on the following link:
Holy Family Shelter - Holy Family Shelter, an emergency shelter for homeless families. They provide residential services designed to move homeless families to self-sufficiency. The shelter has the capacity to house up to 30 families on any given night. To volunteer Contact Rachel Joray 635-7830 extension 19 or email@example.com
Joy's House Contact Candace Preston for Volunteer opportunities 254-0828
Merciful Help Center The Food Pantry is on Saturdays 2pm to 4pm. Students will be asked to attend a training held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month before they can serve. We need volunteers to take names, verify client information, fill requests of each individual, and record what and when the clients receive assistance. You may volunteer once a year or once a week, by either calling 663-4039 or coming to the Merciful HELP center and signing up on the calendar. Teens ages 16 or older may volunteer alone. Contact: Jayne Slaton: 663-4039 or slatonj
Miracle Place - Sisters Rita & Barbara can use help with the children afterschool with homework help and tutoring! Cathedral students have been assigned Tuesdays. Other area high schools are assigned the other days. Students can call Sr. Rita ans Sister Barbara to see about making arrangements to serve other than Tuesdays on their own.
Mission Trips Fall Mission Trip open to Seniors & Juniors Oct.19th-24th, 2016
Spring Mission Trip open to ALL classes April 1st-8th, 2017
Misson 27 ReSale We’ve given our store the unusual name of Mission 27 Resale in honor of St. Vincent de Paul’s ministry to the poor and his feast day, September 27. Run by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a volunteer organization dedicated to serving the poor and disadvantaged, Mission 27 Resale is much more than a secondhand shop. It’s a way to raise funds for two vital programs: the society’s food pantries and its Changing Lives Forever program, which teaches people how to lift themselves out of poverty. Good things for good purpose – it’s not just about giving new life to used items. It’s about giving a better life to those in need. Located at:132 Leota St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 Hours:Mon-Fri 9am-6pm & Sat 9am-5pm Contact:(317) 687-8260
SonRise Camps 6720 Ridgeview Rd, Anderson, IN 46013. Youth and adult volunteers, beginning with high school-aged youth (including those who will be freshmen in fall), receive training that covers important issues such as communication, etiquette, personal care and sensitivity to people who have developmental disabilities. Companions are paired, one-on-one, with people with developmental disabilities, sharing cabins, participating in activities and assisting with daily living needs. Adult volunteers may also serve as cabin and woodcraft leaders, nurses and kitchen crew. Contact Kim Hehman Program Assistant at 765-642-9902 or toll free 877-642-9902 firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Joan of Arc Neighborhood Youth Outreach 500 E. 42nd St. Indpls, In 46205 To find out more about the SUMMER CAMP opportunities Contact: Carolyn Holder at 283-6710 oe email her at email@example.com.
For more information on Contacts & Schedules go to link below :
Mission 27 Resale New to the St. Vincent de Paul Services.
132 Leota St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 (317) 687-8260
FOOD PANTRY 3001 E. 30th Street Volunteer Contact: Darlene Sweeney at 317-924-5769 ext 238
BEGGARS for the POOR 201 E. Maryland St. Volunteer Contact Leo Stenz at 317-262-4999 (office) or 317-844-3820 (home).
St Vincent de Paul Noblesville - The Noblesville Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Thomas and Sondra Sheehan Center, located at 1391 Greenfield Ave. in Noblesville, IN, is run by the the SVdP Society and serves Hamilton County, Indiana. It is a charitable outreach ministry and an international society of volunteers dedicated to serving our Lord by assisting the poor and needy. NEW SIGN UP Procedure They are using Sign Up Genius now
Hours of Operation:
Mon. Wed. & Thursday’s 10am-2pm; Wed. evening 6:30pm-8pm ; Saturday 9am-Noon
Twisters Hockey Program - DAMAR Services, along with AMERICAN SPECIAL HOCKEY ASSOCIATION and USA Hockey, are teaming up to bring hockey to all learning disabled and physically challenged people. We are looking for skaters as well as volunteers to help in the formation of a special hockey program. Contact Steve Tofaute Volunteer coordinator @ 317-557-7440.
VA Hospital Volunteers (Students & Adults 14 yrs and older) provide many important functions throughout the medical center and help make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Volunteers can perform a number of services, and a volunteer's talents are closely matched with one of our many opportunities.
To volunteer, call Kim Barnes at(317) 988-2734 or visit the medical center Voluntary Service offices on the 2nd Tuesday of the month between 8am - 1pm to complete an application. TB test required. Thank You for volunteering to help us in our mission to provide comfort and care to America's Veterans.
Westminster Village Senior Living Several of our students serve in all areas of living here at Westminster. They have seniors living independent, in assisted living, rehab, full care, and memory care. There are several opportunities to serve during the week and prearranged weekend opportunities. Please contact Maeleen Hurley at 317.823.6841, ext. 5430 or firstname.lastname@example.org