There is incredible value in being of service to others.
Elizabeth Berg, Author
“The Simple Path, Silence is Prayer, Prayer is Faith, Faith is Love, Love is Service, The Fruit of Service is Peace”
- Mother Teresa
The essence of volunteerism is not giving part of a surplus . . . but giving part of oneself
- Kathleen Kennedy-Townsend
Volunteer activities can foster enormous leadership skills. The non-professional volunteer world is a laboratory for self-realization.
- Madeleine Kunin
  Create a Volunteer Program  
  Volunteer Opportunities  
  Latest News  

Create A Volunteer Program

Five steps to starting a volunteer program:

  1. Check with your community’s leadership to share information and gain their support for a volunteer program.

  2. If you have a small community, consider joining with other religious communities to establish a volunteer service program.

  3. Talk with other communities offering programs. Also, feel free to contact Sister Suzanne Herder, CSJ, at Suzanne is the primary contact for this website and coordinates the St. Joseph Worker Program for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

  4. Contact the Volunteer Service Collaborative coordinator at if you have questions or want more information.

Volunteer Programs

Click on a state to zoom in.