You Can Make A Difference! By volunteering for St. Vincent de Paul or becoming a member, you can be sure you're making a difference locally for those in need. For some, this is a chance to give something back to the community, to use their experience and skills to make a difference in the lives of people who need assistance the most. For others, it is a chance to develop new skills and experience in a supportive environment and a deeper spiritual awareness within the Body of Christ.
Below are some of the ways you can get involved with this Catholic organization committed to alleviating the suffering of the poor. Items in red are current areas in most need of your help!
PRAY FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR VOLUNTEERS AND NEIGHBORS AND NEEDS
SHARE YOUR COMPUTER AND WEBSITE MANAGEMENT SKILLS
JOIN ANOTHER VOLUNTEER IN A TELECONFERENCE NEIGHBOR HOME VISIT
BE A DISPATCHER FOR OUR HELPLINE
MAKE FOLLOW-UP PHONE CALLS TO NEIGHBORS SEEKING ASSISTANCE
HELP WITH MAILINGS AND FUNDRAISERS
OFFER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND MENTOR JOB SEEKERS
HELP FAMILIES WITH BUDGET PLANNING
REPAIR A CAR OR PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION
SHARE OUR NEEDS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ON SOCIAL MEDIA
How About Monitoring Our Helpline and Coordinating Phone Call Follow-ups? Your compassionate voice and computer skills can help make a difference to a neighbor in need! Today many more of our neighbors are struggling and we want to answer everyone's call for help. If you have good computer skills and are comfortable speaking to someone over the telephone we urgently need your assistance to help people facing difficult or crisis situations! If you've been looking for an opportunity to give something back to the community that will make a tremendous impact and deepen your own spiritual life, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul could be the network of friends you've been looking for.
To explore volunteer opportunities or to find out more about becoming a member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul St. Mary/Christ the Teacher Conference in DeKalb, please call 815-200-4730 or complete the form below!