☰ MENU

ONGOING Service Opportunities

Ongoing Opportunities

August-July
What:  Help with the mobile food pantry of the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry that operates out of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  You will help load 2 vans with food and then deliver the food to the residents of the Phoenix Towers.  Please see your Theology teacher or email Megan if you have an interest or would like more information.
Where:  St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry at Holy Trinity Parish Hall (South End)
When:  2nd Tuesday of each month beginning at 3:00 PM 
Contact:  Megan Bevilacqua, megan_gary@msn.com, or at the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry (Holy Trinity Parish Hall)

August-May
What:  Nursery during Mass
Where: Epiphany Catholic Church
When: 9am Sunday Mass
Contact: Lauren Buenrostro

August-May
What:  
Nursery during Mass
Where: 
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
When: 
10 am Sunday Mass
Contact: 
Maggie Jefferson at 309-319-0876 

August-May
What:  
Children's Liturgy of the Word
Where: 
Epiphany Catholic Church
When: 
9am Sunday Mass
Contact: 
Joan Hartman at jahartman@chestnut.org

August-May
What:  Used Book Donation Days
Where: Bloomington Public Library
When: 2nd Saturday of each month 
Contact:  Theology teacher or Valmere Knapp at the Bloomington Public Library

August-May
What:  Faith in Action (various opportunities helping the elderly)
Where: TBD
When: By appointment 
Contact:  Theology teacher

August-May
What:  Help the Knights of Columbus
Where: TBD
When: By appointment 
Contact:  Scott Rudebeck at 828-9671 

Aug-May
What: 
​Assist residents with dinner and other duties / Only 2 per night and you sign up with your Theology teacher
Where: Bickford House Assisted Living
When: Weekdays from 4-7pm / No weekends
Contact: Sign up with your Theology teacher and work with Brandi Espeland at Bickford House itself

Aug-May
What: 
​Assist residents with different activities.  Especially good for anyone interested in going into Nursing.  You would get a chance to work 1:1 with the residents.
Where: McLean County Nursing Home
When: Flexible - see the Contact below
Contact: Ginny Ramlow, Volunteer Coordinator - ginny.ramlow@mcleancountyil.gov or call her at tel:309-888-5316

Aug-May
What: 
​Assist residents with different activities.  
Where: Meadows Mennonite Retirement Community
When: Flexible - see the Contact below
Contact: Di Shephard, email at Di@meadowshome.org or call her at tel:309.825.3831

SEPTEMBER
What:  Help the Knights of Columbus with their Annual Tootsie Roll Drive
Where: TBD but around the Bloomington/Normal Area
When: September 18th-20th, 2015
Contact:  Your Theology teacher, in August/September

March-May
What:  Help Clean up our Alley 
Where: Clare House 
When: By appointment 
Contact:  828-4035   

March-May
What: Vegetable Gardening
Where: Holy Trinity Catholic Church
When: By appointment with Doretta Herr
Contact: Doretta Herr, 662-6556 

Sept-May
What: SPEC: Special Persons Encounter Christ
Where: Holy Trinity Elementry School
When: Tuesdays, 6-7pm
Contact: Laura Kiley jkiley@holytrinitycatholicschool.org

Aug - Dec
What: Children's Liturgy of the Word
Where: St Pats of Merna
When: 9am Mass
Contact:  Parish Office of St. Patrick's Catholic Church of Merna

Vacation Bible School - Decorating
What:  Help with the preparations and decorations that go along with the Vacation Bible School.  You can work part or all of the time on any or all of the days.  See your Theology teacher or the parish representative listed below to sign up or for more information.  See the ongoing page for more information on the actual Vacation Bible School.
Where: Corpus Christi Elementary School Building
When:  Usually sometime in March in preparation for the June Vacation Bible School
Contact:   St. Patrick's of Merna - Jennifer Schulting – 824-4468
     - Holy Trinity - Anne Campbell – 310-6018
     - Epiphany - Theresa French – 824-7637


Vacation Bible School
What:  Help with the Vacation Bible School usually held in June.  More information to follow.
Where: TBD
When:  TBD (Usually in June)  (For 2015 it will be from Sunday, June 14th - Thursday, June 18th)
Contact:   St. Patrick's of Merna - Jennifer Schulting – 824-4468
     - Holy Trinity - Anne Campbell – 310-6018
     - Epiphany - Theresa French – 824-7637