Catholic Charities Volunteer ‘Makes it Fun for the Team’

Feature from The Leaven by Moira Cullings July 2, 2021 Above: Paul Monahan loads donations to Catholic Charities into the back of a Catholic Charities van during a recent food drive at Hy-Vee on 95th and Antioch in Overland Park. LEAVEN PHOTO BY JOE CORY OVERLAND PARK — When shoppers arrive at Hy-Vee on 95th and Antioch [...]

2021-07-21T15:37:41-05:00July 21, 2021|

Become A VITA Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers for our VITA program! We have several opportunities available, if you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact Hope Thompson via email at hthompson@catholiccharitiesks.org. Please note that most of these positions do not require any previous experience. Greeter: Must complete the IRS Volunteer Standard of Conduct Certification. Greet all [...]

2020-12-02T14:22:50-06:00December 2, 2020|

Thank You to Our Volunteers!

COVID-19 has affected many things, including the cancellation of our volunteer appreciation events. However, this pandemic will not stop us from thanking those who are helping us serve during this challenging time.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wASjjgaB9gc&t=1sA note from our Volunteer Coordinators Cari Olberding and Hope Thompson: We never fully realized the amount of hard work and heart that our volunteers [...]

2020-05-01T14:09:34-05:00April 28, 2020|

Volunteer Open Houses

Looking to change up your routine this year? Volunteering with Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is a wonderful way to give back to the community. We're holding two open houses in January 2020. Join us to learn more about volunteer opportunities across Kansas City and our 21-county service area! January 30th, 2020 1-3pm at 2220 [...]

2020-01-27T10:02:01-06:00January 27, 2020|

LOCAL BUSINESSES INVEST IN VOLUNTEERING

Hope Hero Shout Out! “Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” ― Sherry Anderson Each month over 1,600 volunteers play a crucial role in helping Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas serve those in need throughout our 21 county service area. Whether they volunteer daily, weekly, monthly or help with a [...]

2019-03-28T14:00:00-05:00March 28, 2019|

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas is celebrating Interpreter Appreciation Week!

Interpreters at Catholic Charities provide an extremely important service, allowing the refugee clients we serve to communicate with our staff in their first language. When a refugee arrives in Kansas City, one of the first people they’ll meet is an interpreter, who’s there at the airport to greet the client, welcome them to Kansas City, [...]

2019-03-07T12:51:36-06:00March 7, 2019|