Volunteer

How to Get Involved

  1. Complete an Individual volunteer application
  2. If you are a group of 5 or more, please submit a Group application and we will contact you to schedule your group (If you need service hour verification, you must submit an individual application)
  3. We will contact you to complete the process and give you access to schedule yourself to volunteer.
  4. RETURNING VOLUNTEERS: Login to VicNet (Volunteer Center)
  5. Consider also joining us for a tour to learn more about Catholic Charities!

*All volunteers must be scheduled in advance through the online system – hours will not be recorded or verified unless service is scheduled in advance

Volunteer Guidelines

  • MANDATORY DRESS CODE: Long pants (no leggings), shirt with sleeves, closed-two shoes
  • Parking is limited-carpooling is recommended
  • Please bring only what you can carry in your pockets; there is no storage for personal items

For more information on Volunteer Guidelines, click here.

Minor Volunteer Policy

We have an open campus with people from all walks of life: the safety of our volunteers, especially youth, is of the utmost importance to us.

  • Minors must be at least age 12 to volunteer.
  • After submitting an individual volunteer application, all minors, ages 12-17, must email a Minor Release Form completed by their parent/guardian to volunteer@catholiccharities.com.
  • Applications for minor volunteers will be processed upon the receipt of Minor Release Form  via email.
  • All service must be scheduled in advance through the online system.

Minor Supervision Policy

  • Minors age 12-15 MUST be accompanied by a supervising adult at all times while volunteering; this adult must also complete an Individual Volunteer Application and be scheduled in advance through the online system.
  • Minors age 16-17 may volunteer on their own if they have a vehicle that remains on campus for the duration of their service. If minors are unable to supply their own vehicle, they must serve with a supervising adult. 

Minor Release Form

4 Ways to Volunteer at Our Main Campus:

1501 Las Vegas Blvd. North
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Catholic Charities Main Campus Map

1. Community Meal at St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility

Assist us with providing meal service to homeless and vulnerable men, women and children. We prepare an average of 1,000 nutritious meals in a clean and safe environment each and every day of the year. Volunteer duties may include distributing serving trays; serving food; providing table service to clients with physical disabilities; washing/sanitizing used dishes and trays; wiping tables; sweeping/mopping floors and more.

*Must be 12 years old or older, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

*Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your shift

Service Time: Daily, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

 

2. Meals on Wheels Preparation and Assembly at St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility

 

The Meals On Wheels Preparation and Assembly Volunteer is an integral member of our team assisting 2,100 clients each day. This volunteer is responsible for placing appropriate portions of food items on individual trays. We provide a set of seven frozen nutritious meals once a week to homebound seniors 60 years and older.

*Must be 16 years old or older, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Service Time: Sunday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

3. Hands of Hope Community Food Pantry

Assist families in need as they shop for food items, fresh produce, baby goods, and hygiene items in a supermarket setting. Volunteer duties may include greeting, welcoming and assisting shoppers; sorting donations, checking for expiration dates, removing outdated/spoiled produce; stocking shelves; bagging groceries; cleaning; sweeping/mopping floors, general tidying.

*Must be 12 years old or older, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Service Time: Monday – Saturday, between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m  (typical shift is 2 hours)

4. English Language Program

Tutors in the English Language Program provide support to adult students learning English. Meet one-on-one or with a small group to help students practice English or finish assignments. Classes are offered for free to anyone in the community interested in learning English. No knowledge of a foreign language is required to become a tutor.

*Must attend a volunteer orientation prior to serving in the English Language Program

Service Time: Monday – Thursday 

  • 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Questions?

Please contact us via email at volunteer@catholiccharities.com or by phone at 702-405-0597 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Email us here.