Volunteer With Us!
St. Vincent de Paul operates a Free Dining Room, Free Medical Clinic, Free Emergency Food Pantry, Workforce Development Program, Daytime Homeless Shelter and two Thrift Stores. Find out how you can donate your time below:
Volunteer Opportunities Available includes:
Thrift Store Assistant: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Saturday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, providing general assistance and merchandising to optimize store displays of clothing, furniture and household goods. (Pleasant Hill or Pittsburg).
Thrift Store Sorter: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Saturday, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, providing assistance with the receipt, sorting and organizing of donated clothing and household goods. (Pleasant Hill or Pittsburg).
Family Resource Center
Family Resource Center Food Pantry/General Volunteer: Shifts of 3-4 hours are available Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-4:30 pm, providing assistance in answering help desk phone calls, assembling food bags, and assisting with general office activities. (Pittsburg).
RotaCare Pittsburg Free Medical Clinic at St. Vincent de Paul: Medical Professionals and Social Workers are needed to provide free medical care to uninsured patients. Primary Care Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Health Educators and Social Workers provide services on Wednesdays, 4:00 pm-8:00 pm and every other Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Bilingual assistance is especially needed in serving the patients that receive treatment at the Free Medical Clinic, located in the St. Vincent de Paul Family Resource Center-Pittsburg. Contact Clinic Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org (Pittsburg).
Workforce Development Mentor: One-on-one mentorship of individual enrolled in the St. Vincent de Paul Workforce Development Program, (WFD). WFD participants have backgrounds that may include incarceration, addiction and/or homelessness. Financial literacy, conflict resolution, and professional skills mentorship may be included in volunteer services provided.
Workforce Development Program Business-to-Business Development: Promote job opportunities for Workforce Development Program graduates within the business community.
Communications/Marketing Expertise: Providing professional expertise in marketing/communications for all St. Vincent de Paul projects; i.e. newsletters, press releases, brochures, etc. Attendance at Communications Committee once per quarter and adjunct assistance with specific projects.
Thrift Store Management Assistance: Mentoring/assisting the Thrift Store Managers, (Pleasant Hill and/or Pittsburg), to improve operations at stores, increase sales, enhance displays, etc.
Corporate Activities: These activities can be conducted away from the St. Vincent de Paul Family Resource Center, but directly impact our programs:
- Food Drives for our food pantries
- Clothing Drives for our Free clothing programs
- Turkey Drives at Thanksgiving/Christmas
- Toy Drives for Children below 12 years of age at Christmas
- Hygiene Product Collections
- Vehicle Donation to St. Vincent de Paul