We are so grateful for the continued support, dedication and service from our volunteers to guests and clients of St. Vincent de Paul. There are times during the year, when some areas are in need of more volunteers than others. We'd like to highlight and share with you the areas of our highest need for the month of November. We look forward to working alongside you!
If you’re interested in signing up for any of the volunteer opportunities, please let us know as soon as possible by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call our Volunteer Services Office at 602-261-6886. Thank you for helping to serve those in need with love and compassion!
Friday 11/16: Annual Fundraising Breakfast - 60 volunteers needed to help 5 - 9:30 a.m. with welcoming and guiding guests as they arrive. The event is held at The Phoenician Resort.
Sunday 11/18: Annual Birds on Bikes Turkey Drive - 10 volunteers needed 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. to help our kitchen staff set up and serve BBQ lunch. Volunteers will also help with turkey collection. Ages 10 and older with an adult.
Thanksgiving Week Meal Prep: Daily kitchen prep needed 7:30 - 11 a.m., 12:30 - 6:30 p.m. 11/19-11/22 to help us with Thanksgiving meals!
Sunday 12/9: Hair-Cut-A-Thon - Volunteer barbers and hairstylists needed 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at our downtown Phoenix dining room. This is a much anticipated event for our dining room guests!
Christmas Events at the Bell Rd. Thrift Store: Volunteers are needed Dec. 10 - 16 to help organize a special shopping event for students of low-income school. Volunteers are also needed Dec. 22 and 23 to reorganize the store after the event.
Dream Center: 420 W. Watkins (SVdP main campus)
Tutoring during dinner service: M-F 4pm-6:30pm
Family Evening Meal (420 W. Watkins Rd.)
Servers needed for dinner service: M-F 4pm-6:30pm
Main Kitchen (420 W. Watkins Rd.)
M-F 4-7:30pm, Sundays 8 – 11:30 am
Mesa Dining Room (67 W. Broadway Rd.)
Servers needed for brunch service: Thurs & Sat, 8am-12:30pm
Phoenix Dining Room (1075 W. Jackson St.)
Breakfast service: M-F 6-8:30am, especially Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Lunch service: M-F 9:30am-1pm
Dinner: Fridays 3-6pm
Sunnyslope Dining Room (9227 N. 10th Ave, 85021)
Brunch service: M-F 10:30 am - 1pm
Dinner service: M-F 3:30-5:30pm
Ministries to the Homeless (420 W Watkins Rd.)
Through our Special Ministries department, homeless guests are compassionately welcomed and have access to showers, clothing, shoes, haircuts, hygiene items, medical equipment, transportation assistance, counseling and referral services.
Volunteer duties include: intakes and interviews, clothing and toiletries soriting or distribution, inventory upkeep, clerical duties and data entry, documentation and hospitality.
M-F, 9am - 3pm
We always appreciate help at our thrift stores -- 7 locations across the Valley!
Monday - Saturday, 9am-6pm
Apache Junction - 2540 W. Apache Trail, 85120
Bell Road - 2945 E. Bell Rd., 85032
Chandler - 963 W Elliot Rd., 85225
Mesa - 2352 W. Main St., 85201
Sunnyslope - 8231 N. 7th St., 85020
Surprise - 12851 W Bell Rd. 85374 (Not opened Sundays)
Thunderbird - 3547 W. Thunderbird Rd. 85053
Urban Farms (420 W. Watkins Rd., 1075 W. Jackson St., 67 W. Broadway)
We always need help at our Urban Farms! Volunteer duties include planting, harvesting, composting, mulching, preparing produce and more!
Hours are changing due to the weather - contact us for details.
Bike Shop (420 W. Watkins Rd.)
Help us repair donated bikes! Even if you don't have experience, trained volunteers will show you the ropes. Bikes are either sold at our thrift stores or given directly to people who need transportation for work or school. Shifts are every Tues, Wed, Thurs, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.