Welcome! We are excited you are considering joining us in passing on our beautiful Catholic faith!  

There are several opportunities to answer Jesus’ call to “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations”We invite you to come in person to the Office of Faith Formation, but you can also request to be contacted by selecting the appropriate staff member links below.

Qualities of a Volunteer:

  • a desire to grow in and share the Catholic faith
  • an awareness of God’s grace and the desire to respond to that grace
  • a commitment to live a sacramental and pray-filled life
  • respect for the teachings of the Church
  • love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, self-control, gentleness and faithfulness
  • a basic understanding of or willingness to learn more about Catholic teaching, Tradition and Scripture
  • honest and caring relationships with the age group being served

Responsibilities for all volunteers…

  • complete Virtus Training and safe environment paperwork
  • commit to be prepared and on time 
  • commit to ongoing formation in your own faith and prayer life
  • commit to pray for and love the youth and families you are serving

 

Volunteer Opportunities

If interested in one of the opportunities, please select the link to email the staff coordinator for that role and begin the process to register as one of our program volunteers!

Preschool or Elementary Opportunities

Sunday PS/KN Catechist – those who shepherd the children, facilitate lessons and crafts (Commitment: weekly, minus holidays) Contact: Lisa Tavares

Elementary Catechists – those who shepherd the youth, build relationships and facilitate lessons (Commitment: 2x/month) Contact: Diane Kiradjieff

Elementary Activity Leaders – those who facilitate craft, music, games or kinesthetic learning time; (Commitment: 1-2x/month) Contact: Amy Bojarski

Sacramental Catechists – those who guide the children through lessons to prepare for Reconciliation and First Communion.  (Commitment: 2x/month) Contact: Lori Mathews

RCIC Catechists – those who guide older children (3rd-6th) through lessons to prepare for Reconciliation and First Eucharist.  (Commitment: weekly, minus holidays) Contact: Lori Mathews

Special Needs Program Opportunities

SPRED– one-on-one catechist for our special needs friends, facilitating lesson (Commitment: 2x/month) Contact: Diane Kiradjieff

BRIDGE – one-on-one mentor for child with special needs in mainstream program (Commitment: 2x/month) Contact: Diane Kiradjieff

 

Special Events Team

Family Connections/Special Events – helping to plan and prepare events and retreats (Commitment: events are held monthly and seasonally, commitment would vary with eventContact: Amy Bojarski

Family Discipleship – help facilitate preset activity for children and parents (Commitment: 6x/yearContact: Amy Bojarski

Middle or High School Opportunities

6th Grade Catechists – those who shepherd the youth, build relationships and facilitate lessons (Commitment: 2x/monthContact: Amy Bojarksi

Edge Small Group Leaders – those who facilitate group discussions, build relationships and mentor youth preparing for Confirmation (Commitment: 2x/monthContact: Avery Utz

RCIT Catechists – those who guide teens through lessons to prepare for Confirmation or full initiation into the Catholic Church (Commitment: weekly, minus holidays)Contact: Adrian Quintero

Life Teen Core Member – those who facilitate group discussions, build relationships and mentor teens in walking as disciples of Christ (Commitment: weekly, minus holidays) Contact: Lauren Piercefield