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Over 3,600 St. Patrick Center volunteers donate nearly 36,000 hours each year. The first step to volunteering is to fill out our volunteer interest form.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities include meal service, sorting donations, working fundraising events, performing administrative duties, making casseroles and salads, and more.

Volunteer Boards

Support St. Patrick Center by participating in one of volunteer boards – the Board of Trustees and the Young Friends Board for supporters under 40.

St. Patrick Center is not licensed to book court mandated hours at this time. For on site volunteering we require volunteers to be 14 with a chaperone, 16 to volunteer alone. 

Questions about volunteering? Contact St. Patrick Center Volunteer Services at 314-802-0681 or spcvolunteers@stpatrickcenter.org. 

Please take a moment to review our COVID-19 response guidelines, policies and procedures:

                  • • Feeling Ill: STAY HOME/GO HOME; contact your healthcare provider.
                    • • Facial Coverings: Wear facial coverings while volunteering at all times.
                        • • Wellness Screenings: Complete a wellness screening whenever entering a St. Patrick Center building: Temperature reading (100+ degrees not allowed to enter); Wellness sign-in (consenting to no symptoms experienced and no virus exposure).
                          • • Social Distancing:Stay at least six feet away from everyone at all times.
                            • • Personal Hygiene:Take frequent breaks to wash your hands.
                              • • Cleaning: High touch areas such as bathrooms, doorknobs and common spaces will continue to be disinfected frequently.
                                        • •Building Capacity:The number of individuals in each building is limited based on size (must be able to maintain at least six-foot distance from one another at all practicable times).
                                          • • PPE: Personal Protective Equipment is available as needed and disinfectant, hand sanitizer, etc. are available at various locations throughout each building.

Your donated items, such as food and clothing, help our clients meet their basic needs and focus on transforming their lives. Learn about accepted and need items here.