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“There are a lot of people who don’t have people to love or care about them. It’s my privilege.” ~ Barb, volunteer legal guardian for an elderly client

Get Involved

There are many opportunities to become involved with our ministries to people in need through volunteering with our programs.  We also invite you to pray for our clients and our efforts to share the love of Christ with them.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of our ministries listed below, please click here to sign up for upcoming activities through Sign Up Genius.

For more information, please contact Catholic Charities Volunteer Coordinator Michael Szuberla at 419-214-4950 or email mszuberla@toledodiocese.org.

Toledo

  • Helping Hands of St. Louis Outreach Center: Help prepare or serve meals; organize a drive for needed items; sort clothing; provide manual labor for upkeep.
  • La Posada Family Emergency Shelter: Organize a drive for items on the Wish List or provide educational or faith-based activities for children or adult residents.
  • Glass City Marathon: Catholic Charities is an Official Charity Partner with the 2017 Glass City Marathon.  Join our team and help raise money for our ministries in Northwest and West Central Ohio.
  • Respect Life: Volunteer to pray with our Respect Life Ministry for the lives of mothers and their unborn children facing abortion.
  • Office Support: Assist with basic clerical duties such as filing, making phone calls, and data entry.

Mansfield

  • HOPE Pantry: Greet and register clients, organize a drive for needed items, stock or organize shelves or clean the pantry. Assist with picking up donations or unloading food deliveries for HOPE Pantry.
  • LifeSkills Workshop: We are seeking individuals to assist our instructor with preparations for the class and to help out during the workshop. The sessions include basic household and financial management techniques as well as useful information regarding the resources available throughout the community.
  • Volunteer Guardian: Advocate for individuals 55 and older who are not able to do so for themselves.
  • Office Support: Assist with answering the phones, greeting clients, filing, copying, preparing mailings, and data entry using Word and Excel.
  • Case Aide: Conduct interviews with clients who request medication or prescription assistance.

Norwalk

  • Miriam House: Organize a drive for items on the Wish List.
  • Volunteer Guardian: Advocate for individuals 55 and older who are not able to do so for themselves.
  • Office Support: Assist with basic clerical duties such as filing, making phone calls, and data entry.

Sandusky

  • Furniture Ministry: Assist with collecting, warehousing, and distributing furniture donations to needy individuals and families in Erie County.

 

Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of faith or background, by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end, and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.

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