St. Vincent de Paul relies on volunteers every day to help meet the needs of those in our community who have come to rely on our services. We offer volunteer opportunities that can fit almost any schedule and can accommodate just about anyone: Individuals, groups, students, families, and seniors.
Make a difference--consider being a volunteer in one or more of the following areas:
Administrative: filing, data entry, general office duties
Development: donation calls, events, special projects
Outdoors: landscaping, painting, car washing/detailing
Retail Stores: sorting donations, shelving items, rearranging inventory, general store clean up
Social Services: attendant of laundry facilities/dispensing toiletries; sorting, organizing and restocking food in the Food Room; prepping, serving and cleaning up breakfast and lunch at Eugene Service Station
To get started, complete the volunteer application. Our Volunteer Coordinator will get back to you. All applicants will be subject to a background check prior to placement.
Students: consider an internship with St. Vincent de Paul. We can provide a meaningful learning experience that may contribute to your professional development. For more information, contact our Volunteer Coordinator Ashely at (541) 743-7147 or send an email.
Thank you in advance for your interest and willingness to share your time and talents with us.
St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County, Inc. certifies and agrees that the organization and its programs, partnerships or affiliates shall not discriminate in soliciting volunteers or treat unequally any volunteer because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information; and the organization and its programs, partnerships or affiliates will comply with all federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws.
Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:
The First Place Family Center’s Early Childhood Program, First Place Kids, is kicking off a new fundraiser and we need YOUR help to make sure it goes off without a hitch! We’re looking for 20 volunteers to help us with Set-Up/Event Maintenance & Event Maintenance/Break Down.
Would rather partake than volunteer? Table sponsorship opportunities still available or individual Tickets are available for $50 each
If you, or someone you know, is interested in joining us for this great event as a volunteer please sign up via the link below. To purchase a table, individual tickets or for questions, contact Ashely Hensley at 541.743.7147 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Paella Feast & Auction for First Place Family Center
When: Friday, June 24th (shifts from 5-8pm and 7:30-10pm)
Where: Claim 52 Brewing – 1030 Tyinn St, Suite 1, Eugene, OR 97402
Who: Anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of our community’s children!
(please note VolunteerSpot does require you to provide your email to view the schedule but it is not necessary to create an account unless you wish to.)
Extra Helping/FFLC Runner Volunteers Needed
Every week our staff makes more nearly 2 dozen trips to Food for Lane County for our Extra Helping Program. This program is offered to residents living in affordable housing at nocost to them. Foods available to residents are fresh vegetables, fruit, bread and some sweets. The purpose of the program is to provide residents a little“extra helping” each week to assist with food budgets.
Additionally, the First Place Family Center, makes 2 trips of their own each week and is the greatest need of a volunteer to take over some of these duties
What: Extra Helping/FFLC Runners - selecting and loading up food from Food for Lane County
When: Several shifts available but all have strict time frames. Greatest need is Tues from 10-12 and Thurs from 1-3. We're looking for a volunteer who is able to commit to this position for an extended period of time
Who: You? For this positition, you need to have a valid driver's license and car insurance (preferrably a large vehicle) and the ability to lift up to 40#
Where: FFLC is located in West Eugene on Bailey Hill. Volunteers would be transporting food from FFLC to any of several Eugene/Springfield sites.
If you are interested in more information about one one of these positions, please contact Ashely Hensley at 541.743.7147 or email@example.com