Gift of Talent


Check out the ministry opportunities currently available (below the video). If you don’t see something that fits your talents and interests, check back later to see the latest postings! Or, click here for our Ministry Guidebook.

Volunteer Service Opportunities

Check below for the latest ministry openings.

Outreach Ministry

Position Title: St. Mary Habitat Helper Volunteer
Reports to: Habitat supervisor
Scheduled Shift: see calendar here.
Length of Commitment: one 8 hour day
Location: Sheridan Square
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Position Title: Mother of Mercy Ministry Volunteer
Reports to: Coordinators of the ministry (Joan Bradbury and Ginny Cassano)
Scheduled Shift: Varies
Length of Commitment: 1 year
Location: This ministry will take you where you are needed (i.e. possibly a recipient’s house)
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Position Title: Stephen Minister
Reports to: Director of Parish Life and Service
Scheduled Shift: 1 hour/week as needed
Length of Commitment: 2 years
Job Location: Flexible depending on Care Receiver and Stephen Minister’s convenience
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Family Life & Service

Position Title: St. Catherine’s Helper (Front Desk)
Reports to: Receptionist
Scheduled Shift: as needed during Parish Office hours
Length of Commitment:  2 years (first three months to be a “trial period”)
Location: Pastoral Center Front Desk
Mission Statement: To greet all in a spirit of genuine hospitality and serve all staff, parishioners and visitors with an open and generous heart.
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Position Title: Altar & Rosary Treasurer
Reports to: President (Julie Hecker)
Length of Commitment: 2 years
Location: In-home accounting; Marian Hall (for monthly meetings)
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Position Title: Coffee & Doughnuts Hosts (several needed)
Reports to: Director of Family Life and Service (Linda Sherman)
Scheduled Shift: 2nd, 3rd, 5th Sundays, before and after 7:30 and 9:30 masses. Rotations of times and days with other team members.
Length of Commitment: usually 1-2 years
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Position Title: Funeral Reception Volunteer
Reports to: Reception Team Leader, and Dir. of Family Life and Service (Linda Sherman)
Scheduled Shift: weekdays, on a rotating basis
Length of Commitment: open
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Position Title: Funeral Reception Food Donor
Reports to: Reception Team Leader, and Dir. of Family Life and Service (Linda Sherman)
Scheduled Shift: weekdays, on an as-needed basis
Length of Commitment: open
Location: Marian Hall
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Position Title: Knights of Columbus Member
Reports to: Grand Knight (Cal Hargrave)
Scheduled Shift: Varies
Length of Commitment: Open
Location: St Mary and local area
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Liturgy & Worship

Position Title: Martha Ministry (Greeter/Usher/Lector)
Reports to: David Suddjian/Julie Hecker
Volunteers: Exclusive to young women, age 11-18
Scheduled Shift: Every 2nd Sunday, even months for 5 pm Mass; odd months for 9:30 am Mass (2 hours)
Length of Commitment: 1 year (can continue every year from 5th grade to 12th grade)
Location: Church
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Position Title: Prayer Around the Perimeter Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Liturgy and Spiritual Life
Scheduled Shift: time consists of maintaining SignUp.com webpage, emails, and marketing the ministry as needed
Length of Commitment: open
Location: ministry is managed on the computer at home and events at school
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Position Title: Prayer Around the Perimeter Prayer Walker
Reports to: PATP Coordinator
Scheduled Shift: 15-20 min. prayer walk on any school days between 7:45 am – 10 am
Length of Commitment: open
Location: perimeter of the St. Mary school/parish campus
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Children’s Ministry

Position Title: Catechist/Aide/Children’s Ministries Leader (Teen & Adult)
Reports to: Children’s Ministries Coordinator (Susan Suddjian)
Scheduled Shift: Saturday evening, Sunday morning, Wed. evening, other weeknights TBD
Length of Commitment: 2 years (renew term commitment after that)
Location: St. Mary School, Joachim Hall or Ave Maria & Marian Halls
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Position Title: Trail Life Trail Guide
Reports to: Troop Master
Scheduled Shift: Most Mondays from 3:00 to 4:30 pm or 7:00 to 8:00 pm, from August 14, 2017 through June 4, 2018 (holidays excluded), some weekend activities
Length of Commitment: 1 year
Location: Ave Maria Hall, Holy Family Hall
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Position Title: Nursery Volunteer
Reports to: Nursery Coordinator: Mary Drummond
Scheduled Shift: Sunday 9:15 am-10:4 am, Sunday 11:15 am-12:45 pm or other parish events
Length of Commitment: 1 school year, mid-August to mid-June
Location: Nursery in Marian Hall (across from the kitchen)
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Position Title: Little Flowers group leaders and special events helpers
Reports to: Little Flowers coordinators
Scheduled shift: One Monday per month, 3-4:30 pm
Length of Commitment: 1 year
Location: Marian Hall
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Youth Ministry

Position Title: Middle School Youth Ministry Office Volunteer (ages 14 and up)
Reports to: Middle School Youth Minister, Laura Potter
Scheduled Shift: Weekly or Bi-weekly commitment
Length of Commitment: 1 year (August-May), may renew term commitment after that
Location: St Mary Pastoral Center
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Position Title: Middle School Adult Small Group Facilitator (ages 18 and up)
Reports to: Middle School Youth Minister Laura Potter and Dcn. Tim Kilbarger
Scheduled Shift: Sunday 10:45 am-12:15 pm (after 9:30 am Mass)
Length of Commitment: 1 year (September-May), may renew commitment after that
Location: Ave Maria Hall
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Position Title: Confirmation Adult Leader (ages 18 and up)
Reports to: Middle School Youth Minister Laura Potter and Dcn. Tim Kilbarger
Scheduled Shift: Sunday 10:30 am-12:30 pm (after 9:30 am Mass)
Length of Commitment: 1 year (September-May), may renew commitment after that
Location: Youth Room (Near School Gym)
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Position Title: Confirmation Peer Leader (grades 7-12 who have already received the Sacrament of Confirmation)
Reports to: Middle School Youth Minister Laura Potter and Dcn. Tim Kilbarger
Scheduled Shift: Sunday 10:30 am-12:30 pm (after 9:30 am Mass)
Length of Commitment: 1 year (September-May), may renew commitment after that
Location: Youth Room (Near School Gym)
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Position Title: Middle School Adult Mentor (ages 18 and up)
Reports to: Middle School Youth Minister Laura Potter
Scheduled Shift: Wednesday 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
Length of Commitment: 1 year (August-May), may renew commitment after that
Location: St Mary School, Youth Room (Near School Gym)
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Position Title: High School Adult Mentor
Reports to: High School Youth Minister (Justin Langfield)
Scheduled Shift: Weekly small group meetings, once/month large group meeting, monthly leader meetings
Length of Commitment: One year, renew commitment
Location: St. Mary Parish, homes of families
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Adult Faith Formation

Position Title: Baptism Mentor
Reports to: Adult Formation & Sacraments Coordinator
Scheduled Shift: Approx. twice a year for 2 hours on a Saturday
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Position Title: Faithful Citizenship Co-Coordinator
Reports to: Adult Faith and Sacraments Coordinator
Scheduled Shift: time consists of research and writing on one’s own time
Length of Commitment: open
Location: at Co-Coordinator’s discretion
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Position Title: Marriage Preparation Mentor Couple
Reports to: Adult Formation & Sacraments Coordinator
Scheduled Shift: Monthly group meetings and/or individual couple mentoring
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Position Title: RCIA Sponsor
Reports to: Adult Formation & Sacraments Coordinator
Scheduled Shift: Wednesday 6:30-9:00 pm. Advent/Lent Day Retreats. Rites and Liturgies. A few additional trainings and meetings.
Length of Commitment: September through May
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