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Please note St. Patrick Center is not licensed to book court mandated hours at this time.

The following volunteer opportunities are perfect for groups:

TREVISANO TEDDY BEAR LAND

The Trevisano’s display includes thousands of lights, more than 100 teddy bears, animations and, of course, Christmas music. Volunteers are needed to manage the donation box Thursday – Sunday evenings from Thanksgiving until Christmas. Proceeds from the donation box go to St. Patrick Center to help our clients build permanent, positive change.

MEANINGFUL MEALS

Up to 20 volunteers
Come together with a group of friends or family to participate in this new volunteer opportunity. Volunteer in our commercial kitchen or your own home to prepare casseroles for St. Patrick Center and Biddle Housing Opportunities Center to serve as meals.
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SERVING MEALS

Serving meals is our most popular volunteer activity. Volunteers are needed for serving breakfast, lunch and dinner each day to our clients and to the public. All shifts must be pre-scheduled and fill up fast.

Biddle Housing Opportunities Center
Breakfast Server (up to 3 volunteers) View full volunteer opportunity here
Lunch Server (up to 5 volunteers) View full volunteer opportunity here
Dinner Server (up to 3 volunteers) View full volunteer opportunity here

Shamrock Club
Lunch Server (up to 7 volunteers) View full volunteer opportunity here

PREPARING DINNER

Groups of 3-6 volunteers
Each night, 20 women stay at St. Patrick Center as part of our Women’s Night Program. Volunteers are needed to plan, prepare and serve dinner each evening. Your group gets to choose the menu! All shifts must be pre-scheduled. The cost of the meal is on the volunteer group. This opportunity is from 5pm-7pm.
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SORTING DONATIONS

Up to 6 volunteers
Sort and distribute donated food and clothing on weekdays between 9am and 4pm. This is a great group volunteer opportunity.
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CLIENT EVENTS

Groups are needed to help with St. Patrick’s Center’s client events: Give Thanks and Christmas Wishes. In November, donors, including Schnucks, CIC Group, and St. Clement of Rome parish donate turkeys and traditional Thanksgiving dishes to help individuals and families. Before Christmas, donors throughout the St. Louis area play Santa and purchase gifts for our clients and their children from their personal wish lists.

VOLUNTEER FROM HOME

Can’t volunteer during regular business hours? We have other opportunities to help in the evenings and on weekends. These include making sandwiches, putting together hygiene kits, and more. For ways to volunteer from home click here.

You are welcome to drop your donation off behind of our building at our dock area, a staff member will greet you at your car. Drop off donations times are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-11am. Only sandwich donations can be accepted on the weekends and holidays, not general clothing donations or other food donations.

For more information about these and more volunteer opportunities, contact Samantha Decker, Development Specialist, at 314-802-0681 or sdecker@stpatrickcenter.org.