Volunteer Opportunities at Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle

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*This is only a partial list of opportunities.

Volunteer Application

Catholic Charities InterFaith Hunger Project

  • Store Help-can include checking clients out, bagging groceries, assisting with carry out, stocking shelves. Food Sorting- deliveries from High Plains Food Bank, Bags of Hope, other purchases of food or donations.
  • Delivery of food monthly to our homebound clients.
  • Groups can help pack monthly food boxes for homebound clients
  • Other group activities can be identified around holidays

Refugee Engagement

  • Help in setting up their homes before arrival.
  • Chauffeur needs for doctor appointments, grocery shopping, school appointments, job interviews and visits to the agency, and ELL classes.

English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • Tutor classes one or two times per week-no teaching experience necessary. All materials are provided.
  • Assist in printing of materials and record keeping for the classes.

Bags of Hope

  • Organize bags when they are returned to the Catholic Charities InterFaith Hunger Project.
  • Prepare bags with literature and groups of ten for next campaign.
  • Prepare list of bags going out and coming in.
  • Initiate a Bags of Hope food drive at your church, organization, or business


  • Assist with brainstorming for events throughout the year.
  • Help implement the events by serving on committees including ticket sales, silent and/or live auction, decorating, social media, generating or designing printed materials for event.

Youth Mentoring Program

Mentors work with young adult refugees following a curriculum to help the mentee acclimate to the United States. You would:

  • Encourage the English Language
  • Introduce customs of the US
  • Give civic experiences through field trips
  • Provide educational awareness and job interview preparation
  • Link these young adults to all the help that is out there for them to succeed

Mentors are crucial to the success of the program. Once matched up with a young adult, you support and guide them on their journey.

Joseph’s Project

  • Assist with creating outreach boxes
  • Organize and restock Material Assistance room
  • Initiate “Baby Shower” at your church, organization, or business to provide material assistance items (such as diapers, wipes, formula, car seats, etc.)
  • Be a delivery driver taking material assistance items to those lacking reliable transportation to come get the items themselves (may include travel to surrounding cities and towns)