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Service Opportunities

Current service opportunities around metropolitan Jackson 
Holy Child Jesus Canton Convent
April 8th, 2017 8am-6p the Knights of Columbus Council #15131 needs help with a painting project. If interested, contact Victor Grey-Lewis 601-831-0147.  
Racin' for the Seed, Mustard Seek Duathlon and 5K 
The Mustard Seed needs volunteers for their 5K on Saturday, April 8th. See the link for details and to sign up to volunteer.
St. Dominic Summer Volunteer Program 
St. Dominic's Hospital is looking for volunteers for their summer program. The application deadline is April 17, 2017 and interviews will be held the week of April 24. Students can apply at and choose the SUMMER ONLY application. We look forward to providing many learning opportunities and new experiences during the 2017 summer program! (Participants must be 16 years old by June 1, 2017).
St. Francis Childcare
St. Francis of Assisi needs assistance with childcare on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30. If interested, please contact Mariland Hendley, 
St. Richard After School Care
St. Richard after school care has approximately 3-5 recurring spots available for 9th - 12th graders and approximately 5-10 weekly spots available to all grades.  Volunteers would need to contact Tammy Conrad at least a day in advance of their proposed volunteer time. Her contact information is, and she can also be reached after 3:00 at 601-366-5377. The students would be assisting adult grade level team leaders with activities for the children.  The available times will be from 3:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday (high school) and 3:30 - 5:30 Wednesday (all grades). 
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi
The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi usually needs volunteers to help with a variety of office items. Contact the Diabetes Foundation for more information, 601-957-7878,
Ongoing Service Opportunities in the Metro Jackson Area
Batson Children’s Hospital
Catholic Charities
Kim Thomason
CARA—Community Animal Rescue & Adoption, Inc.
(601) 922-7575
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
(601) 981-3100
BruinThon (Dance Marathon) @ St. Joe Benefiting Batson Children’s Hospital
Mary Banks
Office: 601-898-4800, extension 118
Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi
Irena McClain
Office: 601 957-7878
Diocese of Jackson SEARCH Ministry
Jeff & Ann Cook
Friends for a Cause
Tommy Turk (St. Joe Class of 1979)
Gateway Rescue Mission
Rusty Ryan
High Hopes Farm
Hope Hollow Ministries
Nadia Booth
Office: 601 -859 -5290
Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty
Manhattan Nursing Home
(601) 982 -7421
March for Life: Washington, D.C.
Mary Banks
Office: 601 -898 -4800, extension 118
Mississippi Children’s Museum
Sara Hart Fellows
Phone: 601.709.8976
Mustard Seed
Operation Shoe String
Our Daily Bread
315 Garrett Street, Canton, MS
(601) 859 -9211
Special Olympics Mississippi
Frances Patterson
Office: 601 856 -7748 ext 110
St. Catherine’s Village
Melva Butler
Phone: 601 -937 -6445
St. Dominic Volunteer Services
Aimee Burrow
Stewpot Community Services
Tara Lindsey
Top Soccer
Cameron Arcemont
Waterford on Highland Colony: Capital Senior Living
China Donnell, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (866) 364 -8941
Webster Animal Shelter
Why Not Now of Mississippi
Matt Hopkins
Parish & School Service Contact Information

For your convenience, the contact information for local Catholic parishes, where the majority of parish service from our students takes place, is listed below.


When students volunteer for events such as St. Richard Cardinal Fest, St. Joseph German Fest or St. Francis Cajun Fest, please be sure to take note of the coordinator for the event, and use their provided email address for verification.


St. Francis Catholic Church

Office Manager: Sallie Ann Inman


Religious Education: Mary Catherine George



St. Joseph Catholic Church—Gluckstadt

Secretary: Carla Lott


Youth Director: Patti Greene



St. Richard Catholic Church & School

Liturgy Coordinator: Suzan Cox


Youth Director: Amelia Rizor


Audrey Gill



St. Joseph Catholic School Service Contact Information

 St. Joe Special Projects

Becky Adkins


St. Joe Advancement Office

Lauri Collins


St. Joe Bruin Ambassador Program

Kristi Garrard


St. Joe Campus Ministry & Service Coordinator

Mary Banks


St. Anthony After-School Care

Aimee Burns